Situated in Koh Lanta Old Town, Sweet Life is a guesthouse located within a historical fisherman village where traditional houses are built on stilts and faces the ocean. Surrounded by residents, the guesthouse offers a local experience of a real Thai village by the sea. The cosy rooms are simply decorated and fitted with a fan or air conditioning. Guests have access to a shared bathroom, kitchen and the living areas. Kayaks can be rented while the helpful staff can organize private boat-trips to the unseen tourist areas as well. The beaches on the West coast are about 10-25 km away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 large double bed
4 bunk beds
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Ko Lanta
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  • Cleo
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Beautiful place with amazing manager who is happy to help with anything. Well worth the money Deffo need a ped to get around but good distance from the Old Town
  • Rose
    New Zealand New Zealand
    The manager was so friendly and went above and beyond for us. The room was very cozy and cute - shared areas were kept very clean. Had a lovely family sort of vibe.
  • Tommy
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very comfortable and homely feel to the accommodation and room. Free cold drinking water. Facilities cleaned daily by house keeper and filled up shower gel and shampoo. Provide booklet with extensive information about food places, laundry, tours...

Hosted by Mon, Maayan & Mili

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Mon, Maayan & Mili
We are thrilled to host you in our new place that has just opened its doors. We have a very clear concept in our community guesthouse: Meet new friends and experience local life together. We offer our guests cosy, light and comfortable rooms and beautifully designed community areas with a kitchen, living room and a coffee shop. We are located in a little fisherman village called Lanta Old Town on the east coast of our stunning island Koh Lanta, where you can live with the locals and experience another, less touristy side of Thailand. The village is facing the sea and you will have the chance to enjoy amazing sunrises and views of the surrounding islands. In our little village you will experience real local village life, but with comfort and convenience, having all those facilities that make traveling fun and convenient, like restaurants, shops, massage and ATM's just around the corner. There are many things to do around our area, like cool boat trips, fishing, hikes, snorkeling, caves, cooking classes and so much more. Come and stay with us if you like the concept of sharing a home, meeting like-minded new friends and experiencing life in a local Thai village.
The guesthouse is run and owned by us, Mon and Maayan, and our little daughter Mili. Mon is Thai and Maayan is half Dutch, half Israeli. Our main concern is that you, as our guest, will have the most amazing time on our island. Our style is to get to know our guests and be around so we can attend to your every need. We will provide you with anything you need to know about the surrounding and the island, organize different services (like transportation, trips, massages) you might be interested in and offer you any other assistance you may need. Hospitality is our passion and you will feel part of the little family that we have created!
Sweet Life is located in a little fisherman village called Lanta Old Town on the east coast of our beautiful island Koh Lanta. It is one of the last real authentic villages still found on the island. Most tourist accommodation is located on the West coast of the island, close to the beaches. But these days many people are looking for a more unique experience while traveling. Our neighborhood will offer you the most magnificent views (probably the best of the island), a taste of local life, where you can see fishermen go out to the sea, the best seafood restaurants, cute little handicraft shops and good proper coffee places. The neighborhood has the sea on one side, and mountains, rubber trees and jungle on the other.
Languages spoken: German,English,French,Hebrew,Dutch,Thai

Property surroundings

Facilities of Sweet Life Community Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 9.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Shared bathroom
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Public transport tickets
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • Tour desk
    • Car hire
    • Airport shuttle
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    • Air conditioning
    • Fan
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages spoken
    • German
    • English
    • French
    • Hebrew
    • Dutch
    • Thai

    House rules
    Sweet Life Community Guesthouse takes special requests - add in the next step!

    From 14:00 to 20:00
    You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
    From 06:00 to 12:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 5 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    No age restriction
    There is no age requirement for check-in
    Pets are not allowed.
    Payments by takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.
    Smoking is not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please inform Sweet Life Community Guesthouse in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Sweet Life Community Guesthouse

    • Room options at Sweet Life Community Guesthouse include:

      • Double
      • Family

    • The prices at Sweet Life Community Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Sweet Life Community Guesthouse is 4.3 miles from the centre of Ko Lanta. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Sweet Life Community Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

    • Sweet Life Community Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):