Arthaya Villa is a six villa private complex near Klong Khong. Each villa faces out onto the resort’s serene natural lagoon. There’s a shared swimming pool and it’s a 10 minute walk to the beach and nearby shops and restaurants.
Arthaya Villa: 2 Bedroom Villas At A Glance:
- 2 air conditioned double bedrooms allowing up to 4 guests to sleep
- Shared Swimming pool – includes a built in jacuzzi and relaxation area
- 10 minute walk to many restaurants and bars
- Comfy lounge area with soft lighting and TV
- Outside dining area
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Shared bathroom includes shower, sink, toilet and hairdryers
- Terrace areas with seating to relax and enjoy the views
- Free WiFi
- Linen and towels provided and changed every 3 days
- Cleaning room once a day
- Tropical gardens
- On site restaurant and coffee shop at the front of the villa complex
- American Breakfast included
- On site service manager, fluent in English
- NO Pets
- NO smoking in the rooms
Please note: the minimum age of guests allowed to stay in the villas is 12 years old.
Arthaya Villa In More Detail
Arthaya Villa is tucked away at the back of the villa complex. All six villas are built along the same walkway allowing the villas to face outward with unobstructed views over the large natural lagoon. Each villa is set back from the previous one so the villas do not overlook one another, while surrounding trees add the extra privacy.
The villas enjoy double air con bedrooms, fully fitted kitchens and comfortable lounge areas and a shared bathroom. Outside you have outside dining and seating areas.The villa complex is service minded like a luxury resort with rooms cleaned daily and bedding and towels changed every 3 days.
Arthaya Villa Location
If you donâ€™t care to be locked in to a certain beach area and looking for a quiet romantic oasis, away from the masses Arthaya Villas offers a perfect choice. Located just off the main road just outside of Long Beach and also very close to Relax Bay and Klong Khong Beach. Many shops and restaurants are within a 10 to 15 minute walking distance but right by the villa complex near the road side is a coffee shop, restaurant and the managers office.
Both air con bedrooms are located at the back of the villa with access from the lounge. The master bedroom has a double bed, drawers, vanity table with mirror and a fitted wardrobe with mirrored glass sliding doors which can also store luggage.
The second bedroom you have a choice of 2 single beds if friends are traveling or if a couple the beds will be connected together to make a double bed. This aircon room also enjoy drawers, vanity table and fully fitted wardrobe.
Open Lounge and Kitchen
The lounge and kitchen are located at the front of the villa. Both have double glass sliding doors allowing access to the outside terrace. The windows are a great feature as they let in the light and allow you to still enjoy the tropical views. The lounge is large with comfy sofa and very soft lighting at night and in the day the light become a stand out feature.
The fully fitted kitchen sits along one wall. It has plenty of workspace for preparing food. Gas cooker with extraction fan, oven and table and glass ware in the cupboards.
The bathroom is shared between all guests. It has a separated glass cubicle shower, wash basin and a very large mirror over the vanity basin. It also includes hair dryer, sockets for shavers and towels are provided and changed every 3 days.
The terrace area outside has the dining table and views out on the the tropical gardens. Some stunning hammock style seating is also provided in the tropical gardens.
Where Is Klong Klong Beach On Koh Lanta?
As Klong Khong Beach is smaller than neighbouring Klong Nin, it is not that developed with a handful of hotels and restaurants. (See our Best Klong Khong Restaurants guide for more info). If you need more variety, a quick tuk tuk ride to Klong Nin provides lots more options on Klong Nin Beach itself, and there are also many places to eat along on the main road too. It’s also a short taxi or motorbike ride from Klong Khong over to Lanta Old Town, just over the other side of Koh Lanta, which has some beautiful old Thai wooden houses and several seaside restaurants and bars to enjoy.
How To Get To Arthaya Villa
If you are arriving at Krabi Airport or Phuket Airport booking an Express transfer will allow you to transfer quickly, safely and direct. Our driver will be waiting for you upon arrival at the arrivals gate with your name on a plaque then its a combination of minivan and speedboat travel direct to the villa. If you arrive very late at night the speedboat may not be operating, however you can normally still arrive on Koh Lanta the same day by using the Private Minivan service.
If you are already in Thailand you can also be picked up from your hotel, with a time that suits you best and safely transferred directly to the Villa by using the Express Transfers from popular areas like Ao Nang, Krabi Town, or Phuket these areas are also serviced by using the Private minivan.
Who Will We Meet Upon Arrival And What Happens On Departure
Arthaya Villa is managed by Ya who will meet you upon arrival, give you the keys and show you around the villa. Ya has lived on Koh Lanta for several years and will be happy to offer her expert first hand knowledge and also be happy to help and advise you with any problems you encounter whilst you stay.
Ya can also help you organise motorbike and car rentals on the island and day trips. Then on the day of departure Ya will come to check you out of the villa and to say goodbye. Don’t forget to book an Express Transfer for your return to Krabi Airport or to any other close Thailand destination.
What’s Nearby To Arthaya Villa?
Arthaya Villa is well positioned 1km from Klong Khong Beach. It sits back around 150 meters from the main road. It is easy to walk to Klong Khong Beach.
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Arthaya Villa is located near Klong Khong Beach which is a very friendly, relaxed beach area and takes no more than 10 minutes to walk to. Along the beach you will find many established beach bars and restaurants how ever along the road side it is not as developed as other areas with only a handful of Thai restaurants, convenience stores and coffee shops.
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Places To Eat And Drink Near To Arthaya Villa
Turn left along the main road and walk 5 mins you will have a 7 eleven 24 hour convenience store. There are fresh fruit and vegetable stores located here also and opposite the road you will enjoy the Meeting Point Restaurant where the Massaman Curry is very good. A little further along the roadside on the left side is a small Thai Seafood restaurant is called Lod Yao here the food is excellent – highly recommended is Goong Tod Kratiam Prik Thai (Shrimp fried with garlic and pepper) Lard Nar Talay (large noodles in gravy with seafood). There’s also the Kunda Anti Pop Cafe vegetarian restaurant serving great crepes, breads, turkish coffee and above all a great place to hang out with great hosts. Neng Restaurant and Bula Restaurant sit at the bottom of Klong Khong road which is opposite a 7 Eleven 24 hour convenience store. On the right side along the road there’s Peak Cafe serving nice coffee and sandwiches, and try Sonya Restaurant.
On the Klong Khong Beach all the resorts have their own restaurants. The Riviera resort has a very tropical feel to it with the restaurant on the beach. I would suggest also head to Fishermans Cottage which is situated behind the 7 Eleven, here the food is always amazing and presented nicely. For drinks the best places to hang out are the Sound Shack, Feeling Bar, Chocolate Bar and Fishermans Cottage, however there are many more beach bars to choose from, you only have to walk along the beach. See more recommendations for places to eat on Klong Khong.
Please see our Klong Khong Beach page for more information about the area and please see below for a full list of amenities near to the villa.
Local Amenities Found Near Arthaya Villa
- ATM machine
Near 7 Eleven 0.5 km
- Bank / Exchange
Klong Dao 6.8 km
- Doctor – Salarin
Long Beach 2.7 km
Long Beach Beach 1.5 km
Old Town 14.0 km
Klong Dao 6.9 km
- Gasoline Station
Klong Khong 2.2 km
- Nearest Beach
Secret Beach 0.3 km
- Good Thai Restaurant
Loy Sod Restaurant 1.8 km
- Good Western Restaurant
Red Snapper 1.8 km
- Cooking School
Lanta Thai Cookery 1.2 km
- Nightlife – Irish Embassy
Long Beach Road 2.5 km
- Local Market
Klong Khong road 0.8 km
- 24 Hour Convenience Store
7 Eleven 0.5 km
- Coffee / Bakery
Kunda Cafe 1.8 km
Lanta Gym 4.4 km
- Children’s Nursery
Cool Kids 6.2 km
- Golf Driving Range
T Off 6.3 km
- Muay Thai Stadium
Klong Khong 1.2 km
- Shopping For Gifts
Saladan 8.7 km
- Local Ferry Port
Saladan 8.8 km
How To Travel Around Koh Lanta From Villa Arthaya
You will find many enjoyable things close to the villa with in easy walking distance. However Koh Lanta is quite a big island, around 35 km long, so for a stay of more than a couple of days renting a car, motorbike or tuk tuk would be advised. You can hire them on daily or weekly basis and Nick, the villa manager, will be happy to help and organise these rentals for you when you arrive on Koh Lanta.
If you are not comfortable with a bike or car then you can easily travel back and forth on Koh Lanta by using the local tuk tuk drivers. However even after negotiating a good price this option does start to become expensive as each ride is charged per person. To find a tuk tuk driver just wait next to the road and wave one down. When you are in Saladan Village, the main Koh Lanta shopping area, there are many tuk-tuks waiting on the main road, near to the 7-11. If there is a group of you or it’s late at night, it’s probably best to call a taxi instead – see our page on Taxis, Tuk Tuks and Hiring Motorbikes on Koh Lanta for phone numbers and more info.
Things To Do On Koh Lanta
Whether you are travelling with friends, a romantic couple or a family with small children Koh Lanta offers many activities for you to enjoy. Take a day kayaking, enjoy time at the monkey school or squirm at the snake show. Go deep sea fishing in the day for Marlin and Barracuda or at night you can fish for squid. A Golf driving range is at hand to keep your swing in or try something new like yoga, paddle boarding or windsurfing if the winds are right.
If you really want to get in to the culture you can enjoy an evening watching Muay Thai in one of three Koh Lanta stadiums or get your tongue around the language with a Thai for beginners class. Koh Lanta also offers amazing natural beauty with two caves to explore and a national park full of virgin rainforest with wild monkeys, not forgetting a waterfall in the green season and a butterfly farm.