Koh Lanta is a series of islands in the Krabi province in South Thailand. The main ones are Koh Lanta Noi and Koh Lanta Yai; Koh Lanta small and Koh Lanta big. The main island of interest for tourists is Koh Lanta Yai (big). This island is 6 km with and 30 km long. The islands has plenty of good roads so the island can easily be explored on a scooter bike. Koh Lanta can be reached through the airports of Krabi, Trang and Phuket. From here you need to take a bus and boat combination. Since Trang and Krabi have direct road and boat connections to Koh Lanta these cites are the best options to start.
Travel and background information:
Detailed information on WikiTravel.
A very complete travel guide on www.lanta-islands.com
Extended travel information and directions how to get there www.thailandredcat.com