Relax Beach Koh Lanta – A Beach Guide

The Relax Beach, or also known as Relax Bay, is a real paradise beach at Koh Lanta. A small bay with soft fine sand, crystal clear water, tall palm trees and a really relaxed atmosphere. Here you can enjoy a wonderful beach ambience and a perfect calm holiday. If you are looking for a special beach at Koh Lanta, which is located away from the typical tourist hotspots, then for sure you will love the Relax Bay!

In this blog post we will show you all about a holiday at the Relax Beach. Additionally, we share our experiences and impressions and give you useful information about bungalows and accommodation.

The Relax Beach

Due to its small beautiful bay and the seclusion to the popular Long Beach, the Relax Beach certainly belongs to the hidden gems of Koh Lanta. No wonder that this tiny paradise is the perfect place to spend a truly relaxing and memorable holiday. The beautiful sea is perfect for swimming and fine soft sand guarantees an awesome beach feeling.

There is not that much to do at Relax Bay. Hanging out in one of the colorfully decorated hippie bars, have a massage on the beach or just read a good book in the cool shade. Snorkeling at Relax Bay is also possible and so you can discover some colorful fish in the reefs. But if you are looking for some really amazing snorkeling spots, you should take a trip to visit the islands around Koh Lanta.

The Relax Beach actually belongs to Long Beach, the most famous beach of the island. Here you will find a good tourist infrastructure: On the main street there are a few restaurants, shops, bars and ATMs. And at the beach are plenty beach bars and bungalows.


Surely, if you need more action, you can also do some exciting excursions. Due to its very central location at Koh Lanta, the Relax Beach is an ideal starting point for exploring the island by scooter. In our blog guide for Koh Lanta you will learn more about the most beautiful places of the island. In addition, from here you have the opportunity to join unforgettable trips to the neighboring islands. Here are some of the best tours:

Enjoy the sunset

The view from Relax Bay at sunset is just gorgeous. Generally, sunsets at Koh Lanta are considered to be spectacular, and also here at Relax Beach you can enjoy a wonderful sunset every evening.

Restaurants & Bars

Along the small bay, just right on the beach are some really cozy beach bars. With your toes in the sand, you can enjoy a cool drink in one of the tranquil hippie bars and have a wonderful view of the beach and the sea. As a restaurant tip we can definitely recommend you the Yawee Restaurant, which is located right on the main street of Relax Beaches. This small rather inconspicuous place cooks really delicious authentic Thai dishes. Really yummy!

Getting there

As mentioned above, The Relax Beach is located in the middle part on Koh Lanta. The island does not have its own airport, but the nearest one is about 60 kilometers away in Krabi Town. Cheap flights can be found at Skyscanner and Kiwi. To get to the island, take either the ferry from Krabi, or the minibus from Krabi to Koh Lanta. From Ban Saladan Ferry Terminal to Relax Beach, it’s about a 15-minute taxi ride. Here you can organize your transfer ticket in advanced:

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Accommodation at Relax Beach

On the quiet Relax Beach you will find only a handful of accommodations and bungalows. Particularly recommendable here is the Lanta Casa Blanca, which spoils its guests with a fantastic pool, gorgeous bungalows and very quiet atmosphere. Also the direct beach location is excellent, and hotel guests can relax in cozy cushions in shady areas. This beautiful little hotel on Relax Beach gets a clear recommendation and also the fantastic hotel reviews speak for themselves.

Conclusion: The Relax Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of Koh Lanta. Far from the bustle and nightlife, this beach offers everything you need for a really relaxing holiday.

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