Surrounded by the unspoiled natural beauty of Koh Lanta, Lanta Sand Resort & Spa seduces with the hedonistic pleasures of a spa retreat and the promise of halcyon days in the sumptuous comfort of your own villa. Situated on the west coast of Thailand name Koh Lanta, Krabi. The island of Lanta with its pristine reef teeming with technicolor corals and diverse marine life and crystalline waters, is one of themost photographed of Krabi Thailand . The island of Lanta was known long ago as "Pulau Satak", a name of Malayan origin meaning Long Beach Island . Today's name is most probably a corrupted form of the Javanese words Lantas that means a fish grill and that finally gave this island "Koh Lanta" In 1917, the name changed to "Koh Lanta" and the two main island together with 51 smaller isle became a small province of Krabi , Thailand .