Phad Thai Rock ‘n’ Roll – Opens in Kantiang Bay

Phad Thai Rock and Roll

Who says you can’t combine the themes of your favourite music and tasty food, all in one comfortable environment?

Well, if you’re in Kantiang Bay in the south of Ko Lanta and you’re looking for simple, yet delicious thai food with unique recipes, then Phad Thai Rock N’ Roll is just the place for you! Continue reading

Drunken Tailors End of Season Closing Sale!

Drunken Tailors

Drunken Tailors Season Closing Sale! Drunken Tailors is closing it’s doors for the low season and every item in the shop has been reduced to just 100 THB, everything must go! Don’t miss out on this once-only chance to shop for bargains in Kantiang Bay!

The proprietors of Drunken Tailors are calling their ‘end of season’ discounts a “sale”, but when you realize that EVERYTHING in the store is only 100 THB, you can see that it is a CLEARANCE that is aimed to benefit you!

Drunken Tailors, the small, eclectic shop full of clothing and accessories from all over Thailand, is closing it’s doors for the low season. After a lovely high season, Kantiang Bay now shifts it’s focus to quieter times for some businesses. So, to your benefit, Drunken Tailors‘ season ending sale should leave you with bags of new items for your wardrobe.

Nestled just off of the main road in Kantiang Bay Village between Drunken Sailors Coffeeshop and Scubafish Dive Centre, you’ll find this cozy shop. If you aren’t impressed with the selection, then you surely will be by the fact that many or most of the items inside are handmade either locally or even by one of the proprietors own mother!

So, if you’re looking for original designs, accessories or other knick-knacks, please stop by…and SOON! Drunken Tailors will only be open until May 5th, 2013!

Come with an idea, leave with a memory!

Bamboo Shop Open in Kantiang Bay

Bamboo Shop

Bamboo Shop – newly opened this season – a souvenir and gift shop run by P’Liew.

Located in the heart of the Walking Street area in Kantiang Bay Village, sits Bamboo Shop, a quaint and eclectic shop full of beautiful ornaments, souvenirs, accessories and a great range of natural skincare products.

All items in the Bamboo Shop have been hand-selected by Liew, the lovely lady who runs the shop.  You’re sure to find many interesting and unusual items to buy as memories of your time in Thailand or to take home as gifts for your family and friends. Continue reading

Surfy Clothes and Beachwear by Win Jeang

Win Jeang Surfy Clothes and Beach Wear

Win Jeang Surfy Clothes and Beachware by top brands

Surfy Clothes and Beachwear shop ‘Win Jeang‘ are getting ready for a busy new 2011-12 season.

New Season at Win Jeang

New Season at Win Jeang

Win Jeang – Original Surf Clothing & Swimwear stocks a great selection of clothes and accessories by Ripcurl, Quicksilver, Roxy, Volcun, Xhiliration, Billabong. Imported bikinis from Bali, Colombia, Brazil, and China.

Win Jaeng CardWin Jeang – Original Surf Clothing
Kantiang Bay, Ko Lanta, Krabi, 81150, Thailand
E: kevinsisung [at] yahoo.com
W: www.winjeang.com

 

Noon Bar – The Perfect Sunset Spot

Noon Bar - The Perfect Spot to Catch the Perfect Lanta Sunset

Noon Bar - The Perfect Spot to Catch the Perfect Lanta Sunset

Noon Sunset Viewpoint Cafe & Restaurant is perched high up on the hillside between Kantiang Bay and Klong Jark Beach and provides the perfect secluded viewpoint to catch some of the best sunsets on Ko Lanta.

Both the food and the drinks menus make choosing exceedingly difficult!

Both the food and the drinks menus make choosing exceedingly difficult!

If you’re looking for a quiet spot with a certain ‘undiscovered’, yet classy feel, Noon Bar might just be, exactly what you’re looking for.

As the sun gently sets on the horizon, the warmth of the chic bamboo interior starts to glow

As the sun gently sets on the horizon, the warmth of the chic bamboo interior starts to glow

Serving a great selection of wines, beers, fruit shakes, smoothies and delicious cocktails, Noon Bar is an ideal place to watch the sun go down. With small and intimate pagodas that face directly out over the ocean, the 180 degree panoramic views are simply the icing on the otherwise perfect cake.

Scubafish Dive Centre – New Season Off to a Great Start

Scubafish New Season - Ja Ru Pat

Great start to the season 2011-2012 - Ja Ru Pat's first trip

The new 2011-2012 dive season in Kantiang Bay got off to a great start with Scubafish‘s first trip of the season to Ko Haa going out on their newly painted and updated boat ‘Ja Ru Pat‘.

Cruising out to dive site Ko Haa

Cruising out to dive site Ko Haa

The marine-life at Ko Haa put on a fantastic show, with even the snorkelers managing to catch a glimpse of the notoriously shy Black-Tipped Reef Sharks and pretty much everyone onboard was able to make their acquaintance with the resident Hawksbill Turtles and the infamous ‘Porkie‘ – the ‘not-so-shy’ Porcupine Pufferfish who lives in Ko Haa Lagoon!

Porkie - the world-famous Porcupine Pufferfish from Ko Haa Lagoon

Porkie - the world-famous Porcupine Pufferfish from Ko Haa Lagoon

All in all, a fantastic day was had by all, and the divers at Scubafish are looking forward to plenty more great days out over the coming season.

Phra Nang Lanta – New Restaurant

Phra Nang Restaurant

Outdoor dining at Phra Nang Lanta Resort's Restaurant

Phra Nang Lanta Resort is proud to announce their new restaurant is now open. Situated on the beautiful beach in Kantiang Bay, the restaurant hasa stunning garden from which you can step straight down onto the sand on one of the top-rated beaches in Thailand. This is a perfect place to relax and take in the scenery.

Phra Nang Restaurant View

Beachfront Dining with a Stunning View

From the entrance, pretty little pathways lead to the inviting outdoor pool and newly opened restaurant. With tables surrounded by tropical plants, and beautiful lights enhancing the trees, this is a tranquil yet atmospheric place to dine in style.

Phra Nang Pathways

Pretty pathways lead you through the beautifully landscaped gardens

The menu consists of a variety of international food with a well selected array of authentically cooked thai cuisine. During low tide the restaurant often provide a barbeque on the beach which is a great way to enjoy local produce including freshly caught seafood.

Phra Nang Lanta Openair Restaurant

Enjoy outdoor dining next to the beach in Kantiang Bay

Whether enjoying lunch with friends in the daytime sunshine, happy hour drinks while admiring the breathtaking sunset, or a romantic meal by candlelite, Phra Nang Lanta‘s new Restaurant is the perfect place to wine and dine in paradise!

Gala Christmas Dinner at Baan Laanta

Baan Lanta Resort are holding a special Gala Dinner on the 24th & 31st December 2010 to celebrate Christmas and New Year. There will be a delicious buffet with a selection of thai cuisine and a variety of evening entertainments.

There will also be activities for all to participate in and a raffle will be drawn with many prizes to be won! Games for the kids have been arranged and parents can join in too!

This will be followed by a show, including traditional thai dancing, a live fireshow and beautiful fireworks to celebrate this special festive season!!

Book now to come and join the fun and party on the beach this Christmas Thai style!!

New Dive Boat for Scubafish – Ja Ru Pat

MV Ja Ru Pat

The latest addition to the Scubafish fleet of Dive Boats - MV Ja Ru Pat

Scubafish Dive Centre welcomed a new dive boat into Kantiang Bay this week – MV Ja Ru Pat, the latest addition to the Scubafish fleet – offering luxurious comfort and space.

MV Ja Ru Pat departs directly from the beach in Kantiang Bay each day (weather permitting) with a short transfer, by longtail boat, from the beach.

Once onboard the boat, the dive host provides a briefing covering onboard-facilities, safety procedures and an introduction to their friendly dive staff. A tempting breakfast of chocolate croissants is then served up with access to unlimited Iced Coffees and Fruit Juices.

In line with their commitment to customer service, all the guest dive equipment gets pre-loaded onboard, so no-more struggling down the beach with heavy bags and tanks – Scubafish consider your holiday time precious and they want to to enjoy every part of your day with them!

Traveling in comfort and cruising along comfortably at 12 knots, you have time to get acquainted with the other guests onboard the boat. Dive groups are carefully selected according to each diver’s level of experience and air consumption, so that everyone has a memorable and relaxed underwater experience.

Scubafish - New Dive Boat

MV Ja Ru Pat departs directly from the beach in Kantiang Bay

Upper Deck:

A shaded open air area on the top deck offers long cushioned benches and tables. There is a cooler stacked full of cold drinks to suit every taste (iced-coffees, fruit juicess, coke, sprite and water – all free of charge – just help yourself whenever you like) and there are facilities for making hot drinks, and even a toaster! There is also a dedicated medical room – equipped with a bed, oxygen, and first aid.

Lower Deck

The lower deck is comprised of a spacious saloon-style lounge, the dive deck, bathrooms and galley.
The lounge salon is a dedicated dry area, and offers a break from the heat if you require it, thanks to electric fans! Furnished with 8 booth-style cushioned seats and tables, this is an ideal space for planning and logging your dives, or even catching up on some PADI Coursework.

Upper & Lower Decks

There are numerous electric power points allowing you to plug in your laptop and start editing those underwater images, and for your entertainment, enjoyment (and perhaps even PADI education) they further boast a TV and DVD player.

Between the lounge and the dive deck are 2 spacious bathrooms, each with a western style flush toilet and basin, and a freshwater shower.

The Dive Deck consists of 55 tank racks, so every diver has plenty of space and comfort for gearing up and performing pre-dive buddy checks. There is also a large rinse tank on the dive deck for safe storage and rinsing of underwater camera equipment.

Upon surfacing each diver and snorkeler is presented with a towel by the crew, and the dive team takes care of changing your equipment whilst you catch up on all the marine life you just saw, over a delicious buffet style lunch served on the upper deck.

Designed for the utmost stability and comfort at sea, Ja Ru Pat’s highly experienced crew take great pride in exceptional service, levels of maintenance and safety. This top class dive boat, complete with all those little extras, offers a mixed schedule of cruises to the best dive sites around Ko Lanta.

Daily Dive Trip Schedule

Daily Dive Trip Schedule

Boat Specifications

  • Type: Motor Vessel
  • Length: 19.2m
  • Beam: 5.7m
  • Draft: 2.3m
  • Engine: Hino V10 300HP
  • Generators: (x2) 40KW & 220V
  • Cruising speed: 12 knots/ Max n/a
  • Medical Room: with Emergency Oxygen & First Aid Facilities
  • Bathrooms: 2 spacious bathrooms with fresh water showers, and western style flush toilets
  • Max capacity: 60+3
  • GPS: ONWA full screen GPS
  • Full Screen Depth Sounder & Fish-Finder
  • Radio / Mobile communication
  • 65 Life vests including children but not infants
  • 2 quiet compressors onboard with the capability to fill tanks at 500 litres a minute
  • 55 tank racks

Lanta Bliss Wedding Planning Services

Lanta Bliss Wedding Planning ServicesBased in Kantiang Bay, Lanta Bliss Wedding Planning Services specialise in providing help planning and arranging romantic tropical weddings on the beautiful island of Ko Lanta.

If you’re thinking about getting married in Thailand, Lanta Bliss Weddings has a wealth of local knowledge, an artistic and tasteful eye for detail and a thoughtful and supportive approach to wedding planning.

lanta-bliss-beach-wedding-5Lanta Bliss Weddings can help in planning or arranging any aspect of your wedding, including the reception, wedding ceremony, music for the wedding, food/wedding breakfast, menu planning, flowers, make up, make-up artists & hairdressers a wedding photographer.

Lanta Bliss Weddings can also help with ideas and suggestions for venues, hotels, spa treatments, daily entertainments & activities for your guests as well as some exotic or unusual ideas for a truly unique wedding.

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