THAILAND - island beach layer

Create your own Robinson Crusoe fantasy and experience the thrill of hidden beaches on Thailand’s coast, accessible only by long-tail boat.

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THAILAND - Chang Rai elephant camp

Get a soaking at elephant bath time and learn how mahoots keep their elephants clean, cool and under control!

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Private villa with pool at the Six Sense Yao Noi.

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THAILAND - classic beach scene

Beaches really look like this in Thailand – prepare to be blown away by the sheer beauty of whiter-than-sands and warm, azure water.

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THAILAND - Amanpuri Phuket Thailand Ampersand Travel 10

Enjoy this iconic Phuket beach, nestled in a coconut plantation, whilst experiencing an exceptional level of service at Aman’s flagship property, Amanpuri.

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THAILAND - Amanpuri, Main Pool, Phuket

The zen-like Amanpuri in Phuket will help you fully unwind within its harmonious interiors. With inspiration taken from Thailand’s temples this top Aman hotel is guaranteed to leave you totally blissed out and pampered.

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The Amanpuri bar is the perfect spot for sundowners looking out over the resort’s picturesque white beach. It is often frequented by A list celebrities who love to party here during Christmas and New Year’s Eve. 

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THAILAND - AmanPuri, Beach Club

Soak up the understated sophistication of the sublime swimming pool at the Amanpuri in Phuket.

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Beaches don't come prettier than the Amanpuri's soft white sands lapped by the clear blue Andaman Sea.

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THAILAND - W Resort Koh Samui

W Hotels have a reputation for merging natural landscapes with innovative modern architecture and this W Hotel, located on Koh Samui, is no exception with its breath-taking infinity pool that cuts a slice through a stunning seascape – pure genius.

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THAILAND - W Resort Koh Samui 2

The classic view of palm fronds and dappled sunlight is a given at the seriously stylish W hotel on Koh Samui. Lie back and experience some of the best service in Asia.

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THAILAND - Metropolitan - Bangkok, view from

Take in the dazzling sight of Wat Arun by night from the uber-chic Metropolitan hotel. For the energetic, we recommend visiting by day to see a startling view of Bangkok from the top of the tallest temple in the city.

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THAILAND - The Metropolitan Hotel, Bangkok

This cool and stylish Metropolitan is the perfect respite from bustling Bangkok and it has long been the centre of the high-end party scene – ultra exclusive and hedonistic!

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THAILAND - Orient Express view 2

Travel in the ultimate style and comfort on the legendary Orient Express and watch rural Thailand unfold before your eyes.

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THAILAND - Orient Express view rice pickers

From your unique vantage on the world’s most luxurious train journey enjoy unparalleled views of everyday life in the Thai countryside. You'll no doubt pass by rice pickers in their traditional hats, cultivating Thailand’s staple dish.

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THAILAND - Orient Express view

As your super-comfortable Orient Express train chugs you onward to your destination, relax and take in the views around you as you pass bendy palm trees and foliage-clad hills in this classic Thai landscape.

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THAILAND - Orient Express people

Share amazing riverside views with friends and loved ones aboard the thrilling Eastern & Oriental Express as it chugs through South East Asia - from Singapore to Malaysia, Thailand and Laos.

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THAILAND - Thanyamundra Suite Khao Sok Naitonal Park

Thanyamundra Resort is Asia at its most natural and organic, hidden in the Khao Sok National Park. Surrounded by ancient rainforest and mist-soaked mountains, you can reap the rewards of the fertile terraces with mouth-watering organic food.

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THAILAND - Thanyamundra 2 Khao Sok Naitonal Park

Toast your good fortune whilst you soak up the picturesque natural environment at Thanyamundra Resort in Khao Sok National Park and dine like a king on food sourced from the fields around you.

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THAILAND - Thanyamundra, Khao Sok Naitonal Park

Bedrooms at the secluded Thanyamundra retreat are made from local teak and furnished with beautiful Asian antiques. In the morning, watch the dawn mists roll off the jungle clad hills.

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THAILAND - Soneva Kiri -snorkelling

Discover pristine corals and brightly coloured fish in the clear-as-glass water that surrounds your private hideaway island at Soneva Kiri.

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THAILAND - Main Pool at Six Senses Yao Noi

Luxuriate poolside at Six Senses Yao Noi's hilltop reserve whilst taking in this epic view of the Phang Nga Bay and its mysterious limestone cliffs.

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THAILAND - Six Senses Yao Noi, Evening lanterns

Soak up the atmospheric dusk scene at the Six Senses Yao Noi, overlooking the awe-inspiring crags of Pang Nga Bay.

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THAILAND - Six Senses Yao Noi - Ocean Panorama Pool Villa 5

On the island paradise of Six Senses Yao Noi, you'll get unparalleled views of the mystical Phang Nga Bay from your bed, a stunning and spacious villa with private pool and personal butler. 

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Now, there's a view you won't tire of! Catch some rays at Six Senses Yao Noi's swimming pool and gaze out over Phang Nga Bay with its enigmatic formation of cliffs, rising like rocky jewels from the emerald sea.

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THAILAND - Six Senses Yao Noi - Beach Excursion

This is where dreams and reality blur. A champagne picnic on a deserted, idyllic beach? Six Senses Yai Noi are happy to tick that box. Be blown away by this paradise island and its uncompromising service.

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THAILAND - Ryavadee 2

Take in the dip in this natural swimming pool, carved from rock, overlooking the emerald Andaman Sea at the Rayavadee resort in Krabi.

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THAILAND - Ryavadee

Limestone cliffs form an integral part of your vistas at Rayavadee on Krabi. Experience dinner within a cavernous natural chamber, soaking up the unique, echo-ey atmosphere. Watch out for bats!

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THAILAND - Peninsula Pool at night

It’s hard to beat sultry city nights in Bangkok, especially from the luxurious vantage point of the Pensinsula hotel, overlooking the Chao Praya River and the twinkling cityscape.

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THAILAND - Aleenta Hua Hin Beach

Enjoy commanding views of the Gulf of Thailand, free from the tourist hordes, at the Aleenta in Hua Hin, which is on the pretty, windswept beaches of Thailand's east coast.

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THAILAND - Bangkok, tuk tuk

No visit to Thailand is complete without a ride in a tuk-tuk, the most popular mode of city transport. It is fact-paced and often quite hair-raising but this noisy experience is a must. 

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THAILAND - Metropolitan food - Bangkok 2

Within the cool haven of Bangkok's Metropolitan hotel, experience award-winning cuisine that perfectly highlights the best of Asian tastes: spicy, sweet and zingy – all at the same time!

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THAILAND - Bangkok

Thailand’s heritage is as much a part of its identity as its islands and jungle, so do make time to visit the ornate temples of Bangkok to get a full taste of Thailand's rich culture.

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THAILAND - Kirimaya - National Park - pool

Imagine relaxing on a day bed at Kirimaya, situated in a this peaceful spot in the heart of Khao Yai National Park, surrounded by the sounds of untamed nature.

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THAILAND - Khao Sok National Park

Explore Khao Sok National Park's rivers and lakes. Admire the oldest evergreen forest in the world and observe a unique style of structure of this region: floating rafthouses.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons Tented Camp 4

This Four Seasons tent, set in the willowy bamboo forests of the Golden Triangle is extremely luxurious and chicly furnished with original Thai artefacts and traditional lanterns that lend a romantic glow at dusk.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons Tented Camp - Chang Mai & Rai 3

Sitting on the wiry, rubbery neck of an elephant is an experience not to be forgotten. Scratch behind huge, dusty ears to make a friend for life. Here is Ampersand's MD, James, at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Chang Rai.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons Tented Camp - Chang Mai & Rai 2

For a unique bathing experience have a soak in this wooden tub, on the balcony of your expansive tent at Four Seasons Tented Camp, Chang Rai. Listen to the hoots of nature, just out of reach in dense, untamed foliage.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons Tented Camp, Chang Mai & Rai

This is seclusion at its best. Take advantage of your large outdoor deck at the Four Senses Chang Rai to view the meandering river, unchecked wildlife and encroaching jungle.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons Koh Samui 2

Enjoy stunning white sand beaches edged by swaying coconut trees, whilst receiving top-notch service at the Four Seasons, Koh Samui.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons Koh Samui

The Four Seasons Koh Samui is one of our favourite hotels in Thailand - private villas are stylish and spacious, and come with an outdoor living area, private pool and al fresco bathroom with wraparound sea views. Enormously sophisticated.

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THAILAND - Mandarin Oriental,  Authors Wing

The Mandarin Oriental is a Bangkok old-timer and one of the best in town – we particularly love the Mandarin Oriental's Author’s Wing suites with their colonial white shutters and black and white tiled flooring.

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THAILAND - Emerald Buddha Temple

The Emerald Buddha Temple is a must see, regarded as the most important temple in Thailand. This beautifully ornate Buddhist temple in the centre of Bangkok houses an emerald Buddha, carved from single slab of jade.

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The Anantara Chang Rai is an elaborately luxurious resort set in 160 acres of tropical gardens and is perfectly positioned for exploring the Golden Triangle area. 

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THAILAND - Thai girls

This is the friendly face of Thailand. Everywhere you go, you’ll be greeted with gracious smiles and friendly conversation, starting with a courteous "Sawadee Ka" (hello).

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THAILAND - Trisara - Pool Villa View 13

Enjoy this clifftop view from the seclusion of your stylish private pool villa at Trisara in Phuket – one of the most exclusive resorts in Thailand.

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THAILAND - Anantara - Chang Rai, Mahoot training, elephant camp

Get up close to these magnificent creatures in Chang Rai and learn from the mahoots how best to handle an elephant by yourself!

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THAILAND - Anantara, Golden Triangle, Chang Rai

Join in this amazing opportunity to help train an elephant with the help of a mahoot. They grow up with the elephants and are incredibly skilled and knowleagable about these magnificent creatures.

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THAILAND - The Sarojin Swimming Pool

Relax and revitalise as Lady Sarojin herself intended on one of the Sarojin Khao Lak's sumptuous pool side day beds. Set yourself up for the day in one of these inviting gazebos, with reclining padded sunloungers, a beautiful pool just inches away and, of course, ultra-attentive service to fufill your every whim. Bliss.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons - Chang Mai & Rai

A beatiful riverside scene at the Four Seasons Chang Mai.

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THAILAND - Four Seasons (I think)

Life looks different from atop an elephant so make the most of it on a safari to explore the depths of dense jungle in Northern Thailand, flitting with rare birds and wildlife.

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THAILAND - Ryavadee boat safari

With the independence of your own kayak, paddle through the pathways carved from deep- rooted mangroves off Krabi to discover hidden lagoons perfect for snorkelling or swimming.

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Hotels

Whether you are looking for a sky-high, uber-modern Bangkok city dwelling or a barefoot luxury wooden beach villa, albeit with top-of-the-range mod cons, Thailand has an endless variety of beautiful places to stay in truly stunning locations. Welcoming and unobtrusive service comes as standard in this hospitable country, so you know you’ll be very well looked after wherever you go. Browse our portfolio of hand-picked hotels, villas and resorts in Thailand, listed alphabetically by location:

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  • North Thailand
  • South Thailand
  • Bangkok
  • Phuket
  • Koh Samui

137 Pillars House ,
Chiang Mai

137 Pillars House revives the old world elegance of the Orient and invites guests to enjoy every modern luxury. The...

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Aava Resort & Spa ,
Khanom

Aava Resort & Spa is a modern hotel situated directly on 9km-long white sand Nadan Beach in Khanom – a...

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Aleenta Hua Hin ,
Hua Hin

This fresh, fun, and contemporary hotel is right on the beach. The 21 rooms and suites have floor to ceiling...

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Aleenta Phuket ,
Phuket

This fresh, fun, and contemporary hotel is right on the beach. The rooms have floor to ceiling windows and are...

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Amanpuri ,
Phuket

  Amanpuri is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Beach Hotels The Amanpuri was the first of the Aman properties; the name...

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Ammatara Puri Pool Villas ,
Koh Samui

Ammatara Puri Pool Villas is set on a pretty stretch of Lamai beach on Koh Sumui and is an affordable...

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Anantara Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

This captivating 21st century hotel by architect Kerry Hill is built on the grounds of the former British Consulate on...

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Anantara Chiang Rai ,
Chiang Rai

Spectacularly located on a ridge over looking the Rauk and Mekong Rivers and beyond to the hills of Burma and...

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Bangkok Tree House ,
Bangkok

This original hotel is perfect for those looking for an alternative experience in Bangkok. Located just outside the city centre,...

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Belmond Napasai ,
Koh Samui

Nestled in 17 acres of tropical gardens the Belmond Napasai sits on Koh Samui’s peaceful north shore, just a 25...

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Chakrabongse Villas ,
Bangkok

Set on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in the heart of Old Bangkok, Chakrabongse Villas is set in...

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Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok ,
Bangkok

Towering above Bangkok's legendary Chao Phraya River, the 5-star Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok hotel has 396 luxurious and spacious rooms and...

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Chiva Som ,
Hua Hin

Few destination spas can lay claim to as many international accolades as Chiva Som. Located within seven acres of lush...

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Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

This remarkable hotel cannot but astonish. The large collection of painstakingly reproduced Burmese temples, Thai palaces and Lao halls are...

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Eastern and Oriental Express ,
Bangkok

The opulent Eastern and Oriental Express is the most luxurious way to travel through South East Asia. Its gleaming green...

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Elephant Hills ,
Khao Sok National Park

The 20 large tents that make up Elephant Hills each features stadard twin or double beds, fans, and bathrooms with...

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Four Seasons Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

Situated 30 minutes from Chiang Mai, The Four Seasons' 64 northern Thai style pavilions enjoy pristine views of the Mae...

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Four Seasons Koh Samui ,
Koh Samui

  Four Seasons Koh Samui is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Beach Hotels This luxurious resort has some of the most...

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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle ,
Chiang Rai

Reached by river boat amid Thailand's exotic bamboo jungles, the Four Seasons Tented Camp offers a unique experience of unadulterated...

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Kirimaya ,
Khao Yai National Park

The Kirimaya's rooms, suites and tents have idyllic views of the hills and forests of The Khao Yai National Park....

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klapsons The Riverside Residences ,
Bangkok

klapsons The River Residences Bangkok is a contemporary and urban development located in Bangkok, by the beautiful Chao Phraya River,...

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Mom Tri's Villa Royale ,
Phuket

One of Phuket's little gems, Mom Tri's Villa Royale is a boutique hotel set atop the headland of Kata Bay...

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Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel ,
Bangkok

The Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport is an impressive, modern hotel located a 5 minute drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Ideal...

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Panviman Resort ,
Koh Phangan

Set up in the mountains and minutes from the unspoilt Thong Nai Pan Noi Beach, Panviman Resort is a four...

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Point Yamu by COMO ,
Phuket

Set on the east coast of Phuket – the other side of the island to many of the resorts – Point Yamu...

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Puripunn ,
Chiang Mai

Located in the backs streets of Chiang Mai this intimate 30 room hotel has been built in a contemporary style...

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Rayavadee ,
Krabi

Set on a stunning headland overlooking the Andaman Sea, the Rayavadee is only accessible by boat and located between 3...

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Sala Samui Resort & Spa ,
Koh Samui

Sala Samui Resort & Spa is a stunning deluxe pool villa resort on Koh Samui Island. The resort comprises of...

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Sarojin ,
Phuket

Located on an 11 km beach, on the Andaman Sea, this 10 acre 'couples concept' hotel focuses on seclusion, peace...

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Six Senses Samui ,
Koh Samui

Nestled in the Gulf of Siam, the Six Senses' spacious villas are scattered through tropical gardens, and a conserved coconut...

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Six Senses Yao Noi ,
Phang Nga Bay

This fabulous resort has 54 generously proportioned, private pool villas, a 2 bedroomed Retreat, perfect for groups of friends or...

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Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas ,
Hua Hin

Located within lush, tropical gardens in the centre of Hua Hin, The Sofitel offers proximity to the town as well...

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Soneva Kiri ,
Koh Kood

  Soneva Kiri is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. Opened in 2009, Soneva Kiri offers 42 pool villas set...

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Sunseeker Manhattan ,
Phuket

The super sexy Sunseeker Manhattan is a classic example of superior British craftsmanship, making her one of the most popular...

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Tamarind Village ,
Chiang Mai

Situated in the heard of Chiang Mai’s old town, this fantastic boutique hotel is surrounded by many of the city’s...

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Tharaburi Resort ,
Sukhothai

Located in the heart of the old city, the 3-star Tharaburi Resort is perfectly situated for visits to the World...

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The Eugenia ,
Bangkok

This delightfully quirky boutique hotel is ideal for people trying to get away from corporate city hotels. The brainchild of...

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The Library ,
Koh Samui

This chic, minimalist hotel is an oasis of cool located in the middle of Koh Samui's most popular beach, Chaweng....

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The Metropolitan ,
Bangkok

The Metropolitan has a cool and contemporary east-meets-west aesthetic with modern Oriental accents which are combined with award-winning cuisine, a...

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The Oriental ,
Bangkok

  The Oriental Bangkok is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Lux City Hotels. This elegant and luxurious iconic hotel in the...

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The Peninsula ,
Bangkok

The Peninsula Bangkok is a stunning, 37-storey W shaped, hotel offering uninterrupted panoramic views of Bangkok from every one of...

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The Racha ,
Koh Racha Yai

The Racha is a chic and modern hideaway set on the remote Racha Yai Island with a stunning stretch of...

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The Sala Phuket ,
Phuket

This imaginatively designed hotel has drawn inspiration from the Sixties and Seventies. The 16 rooms and 63 villas have a...

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The Siam ,
Bangkok

One of Bangkok’s historical gems, The Siam is a must see when staying in Thailand’s capital. Located on the river...

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The Sukhothai ,
Bangkok

This contemporary minimalist hotel was built to reflect the palaces of the Sukhothai period by renowned architect Kerry Hill. The...

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Tongsai Bay ,
Koh Samui

This well established resort is one of the few on Koh Samui to have its own beach. Many of the...

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Trisara ,
Phuket

Located on a steep hill with panoramic views of the Andaman Sea, the 39 villas are nestled in the mature...

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W Retreat Koh Samui ,
Koh Samui

W Retreat is a stunning all villa resort located on the northern tip of Koh Samui. With an emphasis on...

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