Koh Lanta Hostel – Sweet Life Community Guest House
If you’re including a trip to Old Town during your stay on Lanta and looking for a Koh Lanta hostel, The Sweet Life Community Guest House is a delightful. A small and friendly place to stay that has backpackers in mind, and lives up to its name with a community feeling and the sweetest owners. After journeying to the south end of Koh Lanta Yai, you’ll be presented with the option to visit Koh Lanta old town, you should visit this place. Here you’ll find the quaint and pleasing shops of the island’s original commercial centre, many of them built right over the water. Often these shops feature original architecture and a unique feeling and atmosphere.
Passing the Koh Lanta Old Town square takes you through a historical fishing village, with a long row of homes and businesses built on stilts. A tranquil view into the bay beyond, and this is where you’ll find the highly recommended Sweet Life Community guest house. Relatively new, the owners, Maayan and Mon, have poured a lot of love into this place. All of their hard work making this place special draws in a range of unique visitors and you’re sure to find a friend or two when you come here.
They offer a selection of clean, comfortable and inviting rooms ranging from private double rooms to clean and organized hostel bunks all with choice of fan or air conditioning. An immaculate shared bathroom is available for guests, in addition to a spotless community kitchen. The kitchen in which many travelers love to cook up delicious treats from the local market or more elaborate dishes. If you’d prefer to eat out and explore, Maayan has compiled a wonderful information booklet for her guests. This guide given to all guests detailed all of her and Mon’s favourite places to eat, drink and play. If that doesn’t keep you busy enough, they also run the attached Thai cooking school, Cooking With Mon. When attending one of the classes with chef Mon you can learn to cook up tasty Thai food in the southern style that Mon grew up with. Comfortable, clean, fun and friendly, the Sweet Life Community Guest House is a top pick for social travelers on a budget!