Exclusive deals and discounts from hotels and resorts in Bangkok, Hua Hin Koh Samui, Phuket, Krabi and Chiang Mai.
What: X2 Resorts is giving away freebies for the holiday season. Celebrate in style at X2 Samui or X2 Kui Buri, and enjoy a free gift of your choice. With every booking made directly with the resort, guests will receive either a THB 500 cash rebate or a THB 500 credit to spend at the restaurant or spa.
When: Until March 2015
Where: X2 Kui Buri is located in Pranburi, 3.5 hours south of Bangkok, while X2 Samui is on Hua Thanon beach, Samui
How much: A Deluxe Pool Villa at X2 Samui starts at THB 4,928++ per night; and THB 5,947++ per night at X2 Kui Buri
More info: www.X2LOBBY.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 rates
More info: 02 101 1234 ext. 1; www.centarahotelsresorts.com/package/life-is-a-beach.asp
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 its new look with their special introductory rates.
When: Until December 31
Where: 41 Sukhumvit Soi 16, Bangkok (BTS Asok station)
How much: Starts at THB 2,700
More info: 02 344 2500, 1800 888 272 (Thailand toll-free); firstname.lastname@example.org; www.the-ascott.com
What: The Mosaic Collection introduces “Winter Super Saver Packages,” a special promotion of packages at a selection of hotels from the north to the south of Thailand. Guests can feel the cool breeze of Chiang Mai amid the beautiful flowers and plants of the Angkhang Royal Agricultural Station, situated 1,400 meters above sea level, while staying at Angkhang Nature Resort; or experience the sleepless city of Pattaya at Nova Platinum Hotel, or enjoy the stunning panoramic sunsets of Ao Nang Bay at Vogue Resort & Spa Ao Nang, Krabi.
When: Until end of December
Where: Angkhang Nature Resort, Chiang Mai; Nova Platinum Hotel, Pattaya; and Vogue Resort & Spa Ao Nang, Krabi
How much: Two-night package at Angkhang Nature Resort at THB 4,448; three-night package at Nova Platinum Pattaya starts at THB 3,800; three-night package at Vogue Resort Krabi at THB 7,560
More info: www.mosaic-collection.com
What: Stay, shop, and save with Dusit Thani Hua Hin’s “Holiday Shopping Special” package. Book a room and, upon check-in, receive a voucher pack outlining 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, Hua Hin
When: Until December 15
How much: Starts at THB 4,600++
More info: 032 252 0296 ext. 2006; http://dusitthanihuahin.dusit.com
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 24,000++ for up to two guests and THB 3,500++ for each additional guest; THB 20,000++ (for up to two guests and THB 2,200++ for each additional guest)
More info: 075 627 800; email@example.com
What: In the spirit of the season, Dusit launched the “Naughty or Nice” slumber t-shirt giveaway for guests of participating hotels and resorts. Make Dusit part of your festive plans this year and find out whether you have made it on to Santa’s Naughty or Nice list.
When: From December 15 until stocks last
Where: Dusit Thani Bangkok, Dusit Thani Hua Hin, Dusit Thani Pattaya, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket, dusitD2 Chiang Mai, dusitD2 Phuket Resort, Dusit Princess Srinakarin, and Royal Princess Chiang Mai
How much: Complimentary for guests booking qualifying packages exclusively
More info: www.dusit.com/magicalseason
What: A one-day spa workshop designed for hotel and hospitality sector students and others wishing to learn the essentials of spa operations.
When: Starts in December
Where: Cense by Spa Cenvaree, 14th floor, Centra Central Station Hotel Bangkok
How much: THB 30,000 for a group of 12 people
More info: 02 344 1699 ext. 4; firstname.lastname@example.org
What: Spend the holidays relaxing alongside Bangkok’s tranquil Chao Phraya river with the “Krungthep Wing Escape” package. Enjoy majestic views of the river from the well-appointed rooms and suites, which also include butler service on-call, and access to private swimming pool and Riverside Lounge. Exclusive lounge privileges include deluxe breakfasts, all-day beverages, afternoon high tea, and early evening cocktails and wireless high-speed Internet, all at no extra cost.
When: Until December 27
Where: Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok, New Road, Bangkok (BTS Saphan Taksin)
How much: From THB 9,500++ per night (single and double occupancy); minimum stay of two consecutive nights
More info: www.shangri-la.com