Sunset Cruise to the Islands
What: Enjoy the perfect end to a magical day in Krabi with a sunset cruise to local islands such as Hong, Hong Lagoon, Pak Bia, and Nok islands, with this “Sunset Cruise to Local Islands and Dinner” offer. Relax in a luxury speedboat as it cruises across the glistening blue Andaman waters, experience the romance and beauty of an Andaman sunset, and savor exquisite wine and gourmet canapés as you watch some of Asia’s most spectacular scenery.
Where: Sofitel Phokeethra Krabi Resort & Spa, Krabi
How much: THB 20,000++ (for up to two guests and THB 2,200++ for each additional guest) or THB 24,000++ (for up to two guests and THB 3,500++ for each additional guest) depending on the program
More info: 075 627 800; email@example.com
What: Stay, shop, and save with this “Holiday Shopping Special” package at Dusit Thani Hua Hin. Book a room and, upon check-in, you will receive a voucher pack with special benefits and promotional discounts offered by local retail outlets and attractions such as Cicada Market, 4D Illusion Art Museum, Hua Hin Safari, The Venezia Hua Hin, and Fly Now Factory Outlet, among other perks.
Where: Dusit Thani Hua Hin
When: From now until December 15
How much: Starts at THB 4,600++
More info: 032 252 0296 ext. 2006; http://dusitthanihuahin.dusit.com
What: To celebrate its 10th anniversary, The Racha is offering the possibility of winning a two nights’ stay at the hotel, including boat transfer, through its Facebook and Instagram campaigns.
“Like” their Facebook page (●www.facebook.com/theracha.phuket), share their cover photo, answer on the comments section “Why do you wish to visit The Racha?,” and tag the person you would like to travel with.
Alternatively, visit their Instagram profile (theracha_resort), post your best shot taken at The Racha Resort, and add the following three hashtags: #theracharesort #ilovetheracha #escapetotheracha.
When: From now until December 31; winner will be announced on January 15, 2015
How much: Free
What: Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel encourages LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) travelers to enjoy a memorable time in Thailand with the hotel’s “Love Travel” campaign, as this city center hotel recently became an official member of IGLTA (International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association), which helps to support this community to travel more at ease. This is part of Marriott International’s new campaign to make everyone feel comfortable “being who you are, everywhere you travel.”
Where: Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Ploenchit, Bangkok (BTS Chidlom station)
More info: 02 125 5000; www.renaissancebangkok.com
What: Three Centara resorts on Samui are offering the “Life’s a Beach” package, designed to make visitors enjoy their visit to the island to the fullest. The package, applicable for two adults and up to two children sharing their parents’ room and bedding, is also offered in other Centara properties in Krabi, Khao Lak, and Phuket. The rates include roundtrip airport transfers, daily breakfast, free Wi-Fi, welcome cocktails for two adults, and a 60-minute aromatherapy massage for two.
When: Various dates from now until March 2015
Where: Centara Grand Beach Resort Samui, Chaweng; Centara Villas Samui, and Centra Coconut Beach Resort Samui
How much: Check individual hotels for individual rates
More info: 02 101 1234 ext 1; www.centarahotelsresorts.com/package/life-is-a-beach.asp
What: Enjoy a special holiday break amid green and peaceful natural surroundings, but just one hour away from Bangkok, during Loy Krathong. Asita Eco Resort’s special rate includes buffet breakfast for two people, boat trip to three famous places of interest such as the Amphawa Floating market, and a magnificent view of the longest krathong floating on Maeklong River. Float your own krathong on the river before heading back to the resort, where you will see millions of fireflies in their natural habitat along two sides of the river.
When: November 6
Where: Asita Eco Resort, Amphawa District
How much: THB 3,000 net
What: Experience Hua Hin’s Old World charm and aristocratic associations by checking in at one of Asia’s classic grand hotels: The Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas, Hua Hin. One of Asia’s legendary hotels, this resort has been the favorite of many international jetsetters since the early 20s and, like a vintage wine, has grown better and better with time.
When: From now until April 30, 2015
Where: Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Hua Hin
How much: A further 10 percent discount on the rates published under the hotel’s Best Price Guarantee scheme
What: The newly renovated Tower B apartments at Somerset Lake Point Bangkok are now ready after the completion of a multi-million Baht refurbishment. Experience the hotel’s new look with the special introductory rates of Tower B apartments.
When: From now until December 31
Where: Somerset Lake Point Bangkok, Sukhumvit 16 (BTS Asoke station)
How much: Starts at THB 2,700
What: The latest deluxe property of the Eastin chain of international hotels and residences, Eastin Yama Hotel, presents an irresistible offer for two-night’s stay with the “Make Your Wish A Reality” package.
When: From now until November 15
Where: Eastin Yama Hotel, Phuket
How much: Starts at THB 3,999 net