Koh Larn (Pattaya)
Koh Larn is one of the popular island among tourists. It is also well known as Coral island, called Koh LAN. You can escape busy night life in Pattaya to explore the natural beauty. The clear blue sea and golden sand beach completely pampered every moment of your short stay. You can lose yourself in stunning and lush beaches when you stay in Koh Larn Pattaya.
Tawaen Beach is one of the highlight beach that you should not miss. This beach provide full facilities for you. This beach offers the long coast up to 750 meters. You can swimming and having water sport activities at Tawaen Beach. The bright clear sky, the white sand beach and the tortoise sea attracts tourists around the world. The tourist can have sun bathe while zip coconut juice along the beach.
If you would like to explore another beaches, you can take open-aired taxi to hop on and off. You can sightseeing around the island before making a decision to choose the right beach. The nice 6 beaches provide different activities upon your preference. The 6 beaches are Tawaen Beach, Thong Lang Beach, Samae Beach, Nual Beach, Ta Yai Beach and Tien Beach. If you would love to have private session for sun bathe, Nual and Ta Yai beaches are the right choice for you. These beaches are small, serene, and not crowned.
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Apart from the beaches, you can trekking to the top of hills. It is a breathtaking view which you can see sunset over there. The Mountain View is called Kao Nom. To save time, you can rent the motorbike to get there. The stunning landscape of the gulf of Thailand is worth for you to sweat out.
Mostly people visit Koh Larn as a day trip because they rent accommodation at Pattaya for a long stay. If the tourists prefer to spend a night at Koh Larn. There are many choices of accommodation for you. You do not need to worry for your belongings, your clothes or even food. You can find new clothes and personal belongings from the convenience stores and local shops at Koh Larn. You just bring cash and have small talk for barraging stuffs there. Generally, the price in Koh Larn is much higher than the mainland due to logistic costs and excess demand.
This famous island is located nearby the Pattaya coast. It is easy to visit due to range of transportation services for your selections. If you drive from Bangkok, you would arrive Pattaya by 2 hours. It does not recommended to bring your personal car to Koh Larn. You can park it safely in private parking lot opposite the pier. Parking fee might be charge per hour but not for overnight. Koh Larn is only far from offshore around 7 Kilometers. You can take ferry for 45 minutes or take speed boat for only 15 minutes to reach there. Normally, Ferry will depart from the pier in every 2 hours. The service time is between 6 am to 6 pm depend on the stops.
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