The Houben

Koh Lanta, Thailand

The Houben

Deluxe room

Deluxe room

Superior room

An elevated hotel on laid-back Koh Lanta, with sensational sea views - includes breakfast, a bottle of wine or round of beers, and more for longer stays

Perched on cliffs overlooking the Andaman Sea on mellow Koh Lanta, The Houben is a boutique hotel with just 15 rooms and a distinctly grown-up vibe. Situated on the south-western coast, it offers seclusion without isolation - you're just a leisurely stroll or scooter ride from the types of bars and eateries anyone would hope to find on a chilled-out Thai island.

Walk a few steps down to the hotel’s sun-trap terrace to slip into on the scarlet-red infinity pool and walk a little way beyond the hotel grounds to find the postcard-perfect Kantiang Bay. In the evening, an ambient glow lights up the terrace where you can take in the sunset with a cocktail or local beer.

Simple but striking, The Houben is an arbiter of modern design and a refreshing alternative to the more traditional beach resorts of the region. In fact, there's nowhere else quite like it even on fabulous Koh Lanta, which probably sums up why it features in the Top 25 Small Hotels in Thailand in the TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2017 awards.

Good to know

Please note that children under the age of 12 are not permitted at the hotel.

Excellent for
Beach Boutique Long-haul Relaxing Scenery Spa Bank Holidays

We like

  • Alternating between the idyllic infinity pool and nearby Kantiang Bay
  • The stunning red infinity pool with elevated sea views
  • Complimentary bikes give you the freedom to explore far and wide by day

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