Thailand stands out as one of the largest and most beautiful countries in Southeastern Asia and has become a must-visit place for many budding travellers. The country is of course famous for its wonderful history, rich culture, stunning beaches and impressive landmarks, but few take advantage of their hidden yet luxurious hotels. As with many things in Thailand, you can stay in some truly amazing places relatively inexpensively. Today we wanted to share some of these great locations.
Anantara Bangkok Sathorn Hotel
The Antantara Bangkok Sathorn Hotel is a very impressive 4-star hotel found in the city centre of Bangkok, a few metres away from the Embassy of Australia, Patpong Night Market and the Embassy of Malaysia. It is surrounded by some of Bangkok’s spectacular tourist attractions including the Mariamman Temple and Lumphini Park. The 37-twin tower structure boasts of 310 spacious rooms and suites. Apart from having a beautifully decorated interior, each room is fully equipped with a refrigerator, LCD television with satellite channels, state-of-the-art furniture, a telephone, and free Internet access. The hotel also offers a large swimming pool, a spa, a tennis court, a fitness centre, and a nice playground for children.
Maikhao Dream Villa Resort and Spa
Maikhao Dream Villa Resort and Spa is found on the pristine Maikhao Beach in Phuket, a few kilometres from the Phuket International Airport and the famous Phang Nga Bay. It offers 22 exquisite villas. Each villa occupies about 460 square feet and has a beautiful sunbathing deck, an airy wood terrace, a jet pool, and a large living room. The out-sized bedrooms are fully equipped with DVD players, free Internet access, and regal feather beds with beautiful organic bedding and goose-down pillows. The spacious bathrooms have hot and cold showers, large bathtubs, electric towels, and soap dispensers.
Maikhao Dream Villa Resort and Spa has a very impressive spa known as the Maikhai Dream Spa. The spa offers fabulous massages, nail care, and organic treatments meant to revitalise and rejuvenate the body. In addition, the hotel offers a sauna, a Jacuzzi, facilities for the disabled, a fitness centre, a golf course, airport transfers, a steam room, a bar, and laundry services.
InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort
The InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is an outstanding seafront resort found on top of a 122-metre cliff in the western region of Koh Samui Island. It is located in a very tranquil environment and offers breathtaking views of the Taling Ngam Bay, Ang Thong National Park, and the Gulf of Thailand.
The InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort has numerous guest rooms, suites, and seafront villas. The rooms have double beds, LCD televisions, free Internet, air conditioners, hair dryers, dressing mirrors, music systems, and wardrobes. The resort’s Baan Thai Spa offers a wide range of traditional therapeutic services including herbal compresses, scrubs, facials, massages, and special Thai and western treatments. With its state-of-the art facilities, the resort offers very fascinating activities including beach volleyball, aerobics, tennis, golf, motor boating, mountain biking, and hordes riding.
Rainer Föppl is Director of Thailand CH.