Koh Lanta, Indonesia has plenty of small local experiences. It is a great place to get to know native culture and learn how to cook some amazing Thai food too. The locals are accommodating and can answer whatever questions you have as well as guide you to fun new experiences, that for a local is just everyday life.
Source: Lanta Thai Cookery School
This cooking class includes a recipe book, certificate, coffee, the fruit of the season, rice, and a welcome drink. Two-way transport is also free within the area from Saladan to Kantiang Bay. Other areas include free 2 two way if there are 3 or less people. It is 200 Baht per person if more than 3 people. You can choose 4 out of 10 dishes, the spiciness level, and types of meats used.
Open Every day from 10am to 8pm
Lunch Course Time from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Dinner Course Time from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
1,500 to 1,800 baht per person
Source: Cooking with Mon
With Cooking with Mon, the Thai cooking classes are hands on, and the class sizes are small to personalize the learning experience. The class is in an old fisherman village, teaches you how to cook from scratch, and sends you home with the recipes. Mon can also offer accommodation if needed with a separate fee.
Open from 11am to 5pm everyday
Classes start at 11 AM and finish around 4 PM
Ages 12+ up is 1600 baht per person
Ages 12 and under is 1000 baht per person.
Source: Time for Lime
If you like good scenery, this Thai cooking course is for you. You cook outdoors on a beachfront. There are also classes meant to be a family experience where kids are welcome too in order to share the memories with your children. Not to mention, you do not have to find a babysitter to go out and have fun! Pickup and drop off is also free for most of the island. Check with the host to confirm.
Open Monday through Saturday from 5:30 to 10PM
4pm to 9:30pm for "Cooking and Cocktail Class" or "Single Cooking Class"
11am to 2:30pm for "Extra and Family Class"
Price per adult ranges from 1600 to 2000 THB
Price per child is 990 THB
If you are wanting to have a stress-free cooking class experience, look no further than Lanta Thai Cookery School. Not only are the meals you make totally customizable, but you can also receive free pick up and drop off if you are staying in a certain area. You can choose 4 meals out of 10 choices and customize everything. You can choose what meats go into the meal-if any- and the spiciness level so the meals are made perfectly for you. This means that the cooking experience is up to you and you do not have to worry about getting back and forth safely.
There are a few experiences that are taught by locals in a relaxed and friendly setting. Not only will you be able to say that you learned a new recipe, you will also be able to say that you befriended the locals too. These memories last forever.
Whether you are a pro chef looking to expand your restaurant menu or an amateur cook looking to have some fun and eat some great food, you can be sure that there is an experience for your skill level. There are separate classes so that you can learn more than you currently know and not have to repeat the basics.