Thailand Holidays: An Overview

Thailand is a vibrant blend of cultures and breathtaking natural scenery and, understandably, the most popular luxury holiday destination in South East Asia.

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The overhanging spa at Four Seasons Tented Camp in Chiang Rai took 15 minutes of trekking to reach, but the sublime setting amidst the bamboo forest is well worth it.

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A note on price

Thailand is great value for money, and can be done on a real range of budgets. Direct flights to Bangkok cost around £650 per person, and domestic flights are reasonably inexpensive. Super-luxury Thailand holidays that include stays at beautiful tented camps in the jungle and private beach villas on the coast will cost around £10,000 per person. However, choosing quaint boutique hotels means you'll pay more like £1,800 per person. Learn more about our pricing

Top picks for Thailand

Elephant-back or walking treks

Elephant-back or walking treks

Chiang Mai & The Golden Triangle

Learn the skills of a mahout before going elephant trekking through the beautiful terrain of jungles, rivers and mountains.

What to do

Elephant-back or walking treks
Jungle visit

Jungle visit

Chiang Mai & The Golden Triangle

Visit a night safari centre to see a number of different species of wildlife.

What to do

Jungle visit
Soneva Kiri

Soneva Kiri

East Coast Thai Beaches

Soneva Kiri is arguably the most luxurious property yet from Six Senses, set amidst lush tropical rainforest on the island of Kood off the south-east coast of the Gulf of Siam.

Where to stay

Soneva Kiri
Evason Hua Hin

Evason Hua Hin

East Coast Thai Beaches

Hua Hin is Thailand's original beach resort area, and in contrast to some of Thailand’s other beach resorts with their bright lights and nightlife, remains a much more peaceful, family-oriented place.

Where to stay

Evason Hua Hin
The Sarojin

The Sarojin

West Coast Thai Beaches

The Sarojin is in an ultra romantic setting and has all the bells and whistles to make it a honeymooner’s paradise. Secluded beach, tick; impeccable service, tick; bath rims big enough for a champagne glass, tick; and an ‘imagineer’, why of course.

Where to stay

The Sarojin
SALA Samui

SALA Samui

East Coast Thai Beaches

SALA Samui is a lovely boutique hotel in a prime location on Choeng Mon beach, on the north east corner of Koh Samui Island.

Where to stay

SALA Samui
East Coast Thai Beaches

East Coast Thai Beaches

Thailand

Thailand's picture perfect beaches are rightly famous and combined with superb Thai hospitality and hotels, they are a dream destination.

Where to go

East Coast Thai Beaches
Adopt an Elephant

Adopt an Elephant

Thailand

Children can become a zookeeper for the day and adopt their very own elephant.

What to do

Adopt an Elephant
Four Seasons  Koh Samui

Four Seasons Koh Samui

East Coast Thai Beaches

Koh Samui is an island of beautiful beaches, but possibly the finest of all is home to the Four Seasons Koh Samui.

Where to stay

Four Seasons Koh Samui
Amanpuri

Amanpuri

West Coast Thai Beaches

Accommodation consists of traditional Thai-style pavilions and villas scattered amongst the towering coconut palms; all rooms feature king-size beds and private outdoor terraces.

Where to stay

Amanpuri
Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa

East Coast Thai Beaches

A spa retreat tucked away in the secluded southeast point of Koh Samui, Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa is a haven for those in need of some well-earned r & r and has the eco-chic vibe down to a tee.

Where to stay

Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa
Bangkok

Bangkok

Thailand

Bangkok is one of the finest cities in the Far East.

Where to go

Bangkok

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