Welcome to the Crown Experience!
Whether you’re a Crown Lanta loyalist or a newbie to our boutique island resort, our goal with this webpage is to make the island of Lanta your Prince Charming. We’ll surprise and delight you with travel ideas, recipes, expert tips, and the latest Crown news, written both by us as well as outside Crown “Royals”.
This isn’t about toeing our own company line, singing our own praises, or simply rehashing blogger’s reviews. The goal of The Crown Experience is to engage, inspire and celebrate life on the island.
So dive right in and “sea” for yourself!
Crown Lanta--An Idyllic Setting
Un Monde De Voyages | March 2018
Read about Sophie's visit to our resort in the "heat of a wild island" and why she loved our "incredible rooms with unparalleled service!"
The Crown of Ko Lanta
Trot World | March 2018
The amazing Reggae Bar, a heavenly spa experience, drop dead gorgeous views, amazing accommodation setups, the emphasis on providing unique experiences and especially the people contribute as precious, priceless jewels worthy of a crown. Continue reading to see why Trot World feels Crown Lanta is the crown of Ko lanta!
Traditional Eats You Just Have to “Thai” On Your Trip to The Land of Smiles
CheapOair | March 2018
Thailand is often referred to as the Land of Smiles due to the hospitality of its local residents, stunning scenery, and affordable travel costs. But there’s another reason the LoS might make you grin: the incredible food. Continue reading to find out which dishes are a "must-try" while here!
Villas with a View
Luxury Travel Diary | February 2018
When you stay somewhere stunning like Krabi in south-west Thailand, the one thing you really need to elevate your luxury travels to something special is a villa with a view. And what a view! Majestic, craggy, sheer limestone cliffs, the pristine, turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea, lush, dense mangrove forests and over a hundred islands to spot. Read on for our pick of the best villas with a view in Krabi, Thailand…
Crown Lanta Resort & Spa -- Review
Nomadic Chica | January 2018
If your thing is to be in crowded places and live the Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan will be your favorite place, but if you prefer a quiet place, with good food and the possibility of outdoor activities, Koh Lanta could be one of your favorite islands in Thailand. Continue reading...
A travel guide to Koh Lanta, Thailand
Something of Freedom | January 2018
If you’re looking for an island paradise in Thailand without the crowds, then Koh Lanta is the place for you. Situated off the coast of Krabi, it offers a quieter, more peaceful alternative to the ever popular Koh Phi Phi. That doesn’t mean there’s a lack of things to do in Koh Lanta though, with great dive spots, a beautiful national park, white sand beaches and more. Continue reading...
2017 World Luxury Hotel Award Winner: Best Honeymoon Resort in Southeast Asia
Crown Lanta Resort & Spa | December 2017
“It’s an honor for Crown Lanta Resort & Spa to be a 2017 World Luxury Hotel Award winner. We are extremely proud to be named as a top honeymoon resort in Southeast Asia. A big thank you goes out to our team and guests, both of which we can truly call ‘friends and family’. We pledge to continue doing what we do best – “service from the heart”.–Vichit Somboonchoke, General Manager
Top 5 Best Luxe-for-Less Resorts in Thailand
Luxury Travel Diary | November 2017
Thailand, in Southeast Asia, is rammed with relaxed tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate Buddhist temples. All this, as well as a renowned friendly welcome, exceptional cuisine and a promise of a more relaxed pace of life, make it top of many must-visit lists. Although some Thai resorts are ultra-luxurious with a price tag to match; generally, this is an affordable destination and finding luxe-for-less resorts and hotels is more than possible; read on for our top 5…
Where to Stay in Koh Lanta
Saccharine Soul | November 2017
After being welcomed at the reception, we were briefly introduced to the amenities of the resort, and then driven to our room in a golf cart (so convenient!). We realised later how amazing that was – the hilly paths of the resort were really tiring on foot (especially for somebody as weak as me). Continue reading...