10 Things To Do In Koh Larn That You Should Not Miss in 2022
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Activities To Do In koh Larn

1. Parasailing
2. 
Sea Walking
3. 
 Enjoy Seafood Lunch at Samae Beach
4. 
Banana Boat Ride
5. 
Frolic in Tawaen Beach
6. 
Visit Giant Monk Statue
7. 
Sunbath At Tien Beach
8. 
Swimming in the Ocean
9. 
Fishing
10. 
Jet Skiing

Koh Larn, also known as Coral Island, is a petite paradise on the eastern coast of Thailand that has become a popular destination over the years. Tourists who come to Pattaya flock to Koh Larn for a weekend getaway.  There are also several accommodations like resorts by the beaches for an overnight stay at Koh Larn.

With its gorgeously beautiful beaches, scenic backdrop, luscious seafood and thrilling water sports, there are plenty of things to do in Koh Larn. Adventure enthusiasts can indulge in parasailing, jet skiing, sea walking and exciting banana boat rides.

Nature lovers should visit the Tawaen, Samae and Tien beaches at Koh Larn for a peaceful day out in the sun by the sea. You can also trek to the highest viewpoint at the Kuan Yin and admire the grandeur of the big monk statue and the panoramic view of Koh Larn Island.

Here are some of the best things to do in Koh Larn:

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01

Parasailing

If you are an adventure enthusiast looking for spine-chilling things to do in Koh Larn, do not skip parasailing at this wonderful island. Towed by a speed boat in the front and held up by a parachute at the back, parasailing will surely deliver an adrenaline rush.

As you fly high, you can feel the wind blowing against your face with the blue backdrop of pristine waters and a clear sky. The picturesque view of the entire Koh Larn Island from the top is breathtaking. A parasailing trip lasts for only a few minutes but bestows upon you, the memories of a lifetime.

Location: Tawaen Beach, Samae Beach

Timing: The activity is open from morning till noon.

Entry Fee: 600 THB per person

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02

Sea Walking

Underwater sea walking at Koh Larn is an exciting thing to do in Koh Larn which lets you explore aquatic animals in their natural habitat. Colourful schools of fish and other sea creatures come to greet you while you enjoy the amazing views.

Koh Larn, also known as the Coral Island is famous for its vibrant coral reefs, the sea walking experience at the beaches here lets you be one with the ocean. The trained instructors will guide you through the process and other safety measures, so that you can enjoy this experience worry-free.

Location: The Coral Islands, Koh Laan, Pattaya

Timings: From early morning till sunset

Entry Fee: 500 THB per person

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03

Enjoy Seafood Lunch at Samae Beach

A trip to Koh Larn Island is incomplete without an authentic seafood meal. Samae Beach at Koh Larn is also known for its shimmery white sands, turquoise blue waters and beautiful sunset views apart from the delicious seafood.

There are a plethora of restaurants here that serve some of the finest seafood of the world, with some providing alfresco seating areas for the guests to feel closer to the sea. Nothing beats the experience of gorging on delectable food with a refreshing drink surrounded by the view of the beach and sound of the waves.

Location: Samae Beach, Bang Lamung District, Chonburi 20150, Thailand

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04

Banana Boat Ride

Banana boat rides are one of the most exhilarating things to do in Koh Larn for it is a thrilling experience that people really enjoy. The Banana boat is a long cylindrical boat that can accommodate up to ten people at a time. The boat is tied to a jet ski and is pulled at speeds of upto 30 knots per hour.

As the jet glides through the waters, the banana boat gallops rapidly making you tighten your grip. Keeping in mind the safety of the riders they are given life jackets and trained personnel are there on standby.

Location: The Coral Islands, Koh Laan, Pattaya

Timings: From early mornings till sunset

Entry Fee: 300 - 400 THB per person

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05

Frolic in Tawaen Beach

Tawaen Beach is the most popular beach of Koh Larn that is frequented by millions of tourists every year. The water at Tawaen Beach is clear and shallow while the sand is soft and fine which makes the beach famous among the tourists.

All water sports like jet skiing, scuba diving and banana boat ride are available at Tawaen Beach. There are also plenty of souvenir shops, guest houses, cafes, bars and restaurants lining the pathway to the beach. Several fantastic resorts at the Tawaen beach are ideal if you wish to stay the night by the sea.

Location: Tawaen Beach, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand

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06

Visit Giant Monk Statue

Situated near the Tawaen beach, is a giant monk statue which is an iconic attraction loved by the tourists. It is almost the supreme point of Koh Larn from where the panoramic view of the island can be enjoyed. You can climb another 250 steep steps to reach a small temple of goddess Guan Yin.

A small trek up the hills brings you to the giant statue but the rocky terrain and weather makes it difficult to walk. Thus, most visitors hire a scooter or songthaew to reach the Guan Yin Viewpoint.

Location: Khao Yai Yanawarodom Wararam Monastery Ko Lan Chon Buri, Thailand

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07

Sunbath At Tien Beach

Tien Beach features some of the most upscale restaurants of Thailand over a stretch of 400 meters. The clear blue waters, sparkling white sands and the warmth of the sun at Tien Beach will make you fall in love with this place.

It is relatively less crowded and hence the atmosphere at Tien Beach is peaceful and secluded. Sunbathing at Tien is one of the relaxing things to do in Koh Larn. Pack your sunglasses, sunscreen and hire the rental chairs for a quiet and relaxing day of sunbathing at the shore of Tien Beach.

Location: Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

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08

Swimming In The Ocean

Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean, one can never ignore diving into the sea water when in Thailand. Tawaen Beach, Tien Beach and Samae Beach are some of the most famous beaches of Koh Larn where swimming in the ocean is possible.

Tawaen Beach has an exclusive swimming area that is separated from the rest of the water activities for safety reasons. The slope of the coast to the beach is very gradual and the depth of the sea is also shallow so that it is easy for children to wade into the waters. Alternatively, one can also opt for snorkelling or glass-bottom boat ride to explore the underwater world.

Location: Tawaen Beach, Samae Beach, Tien Beach

Entry fee: Starts from INR 2,887

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09

Fishing

Koh Larn was once a small island inhabited by a community of people who made their living by fishing. Even today, the people of Koh Larn go on boats for fishing and return with a horde of fresh catch. There are a lot of piers around Koh Larn where tourists can enjoy fishing on their own.

You can also learn fishing from the experts from institutes like Signature Fishing while you're here. A fishing rod and bait are given to the participants who would like to try their hands on fishing. Amateurs are taught tricks and techniques by professionals to improve their game.

Entry Fee: 1852 THB per session of eight hours

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10

Jet Skiing

Jet skiing is yet another adventurous sport that you can try out of all the things to do in Koh Larn. Jet skis are like crouched rockets on water that speed through the waters up to 30-32 knots per hour. Hence, people who indulge in jet skiing need to be skilled to conquer the blue sea.

Jet ski rental shops are readily available on the beaches of Koh Larn. However, you will need to sign a contract of responsibility before renting a jet ski. If you get the hang of it you can encompass the entire island in half an hour which is an exciting way to go about exploring this Coral Island.

Entry Fee: 1200 TBH for half and hour

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People Also Ask About Thailand

  1. What are the best places to visit in Koh Larn?

    1. Samae Beach: Samae Beach, with its crystal clear waters and sparkling sand, is a great place to visit at Koh Larn. It is great for swimming and there are sun beds for those who want to relax by the sea. Seafood in the eateries at Samae are very popular among tourists and locals alike.

    2. Giant Monk Statue
    : Perched on the hill top, the Giant Monk Statue is an iconic place at Koh Larn. You can hire a scooter to reach the monk statue from where you can witness a captivating view of Koh Larn Island.

    3. Tien beach
    : Tien Beach is a peaceful and secluded beach without the buzz of Pattaya. It is a great spot to hang out with your friends and family during the weekends. You can experience the pleasure of lazing around and sunbathing on the shore of Tien Beach.

    4. Wat Mai Samraan
    : Wat Mai Samraan is another Buddhist temple with colourful decorations and intricate Buddha statues. The quiet atmosphere at this temple has a meditative effect on people. Visiting this lesser known temple is one of the interesting things to do in Koh Larn.

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  2. What are the activities to do in Koh Larn?

    1. Parasailing: Parasailing is a thrilling activity that lets you experience the excitement of flying in mid air, surrounded by water on all sides. The gush of wind and a panoramic view from the top are enough to turn a few minutes of parasailing into an experience of a lifetime.

    2. Banana Boat Ride
    : Banana boat rides are one of the best things to do in Koh Larn with your loved ones, as it is the most enjoyable for large groups.  The riders can experience great thrills as the jet ski races through the sea waters.

    3. Jet Skiing
    : Jet Skiing is one of the adventurous things to do in Koh Larn. You can rent a jet ski, hop on to it and hustle through the waters at a high speed. A jet ski ride of thirty minutes can take you across the entire island.

    4. Sea walking
    : Sea walking is a great activity to explore the underwater world and the marine creatures. You will be provided the right gears by the authorities with a safety briefing before beginning this experience. You can spot colourful fish, vibrant coral reefs and rare sea creatures while underwater.

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  3. What is the best time to visit Koh Larn?

    November to February is the best time to visit Koh Larn when the weather is warm and dry. Very little rain is expected during these months and the temperature ranges from 30oC to 35oC. It is the ideal time for sightseeing and participating in water sports.

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  4. How to reach Koh Larn?

    Koh Larn is easily reached via Pattaya. There are bus services from Bangkok to Pattaya from where you can reach Koh Larn by a speed boat or Koh Larn Island ferry. There is a ferry every hour from Bali Hai Pier at Pattaya and is reasonably priced at 30 Baht per person.

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