Immerse yourself in Thai culture at the Empress Hotel in the centre of Chiang Mai. An ideal base to explore the city, the hotel has a strong Thai influence throughout the hotel running from the décor in the room through to the warm Thai hospitality.
Start your day with an authentic Thai breakfast at the Chao Nang coffee shop in the hotel alongside other more western dishes before heading out to explore everything Chiang Mai has to offer. If you are an early bird, partake in the dawn ritual at local temples where tourists can give their own offerings or head out on a trek where you can encounter the hill tribes that still reside in the North of the country. In the evening head down to famous night market, situated close to the hotel, where if you're brave enough you can try the local delicacy of deep-fried insects. Travel down to the other end of the country to the tropical paradise of Khao Lak to the Apsara Beachfront Resort and Villa. A tranquil haven surrounded by lush green mountains and stunning ocean views. Take a break from sightseeing and laze by one of the resorts free-form pools and enjoy the soothing ocean breezes or choose from a variety of holistic treatments and massages at the Apsara Spa including Thai massages in outdoor pavilions. Take time to explore this tropical paradise and head out to Phang Nga Bay for world-class diving or head inland for jungle trekking.
- Both areas are renowned for their Elephant trekking excursions for a truly memorable experience
- Enjoy idyllic sunset vistas at the Zeus Beach Bar in Khao Lak
- Ideal location in Chiang Mai to explore the famous night market
- Departs: london
- Arrives: chiang mai, Thailand
- Departs: chiang mai, Thailand
- Arrives: phuket, Thailand
- Departs: phuket, Thailand
- Arrives: london
- Bed and Breakfast
Apsara Beachfront Resort and Villa
- Bed and Breakfast
- Enviable beachfront location
- Free in-room wifi
Standing on a white sandy beach the Apsara Beachfront Resort and Villa is blessed with an ideal location overlooking the perfect blue of the Andaman Sea and the stunning rock formations for which the region is famous.
Relax in the free-form swimming pools, the beachfront Apsara infinity pool or the tranquil Apsara Spa. For the children there is a fun kid's room and separate kid's pool. With two restaurants and two bars, plus the range of entertainment options in Khao Lak, there is plenty to do of an evening.
Comfortable and modern rooms boast free wi-fi, satellite TV channels and mini-bar
£899 per person
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