About This Destination

Thailand boasts an enchanting combination of some of the world’s finest beaches, spectacular jungle landscapes, thrilling cities and a rich cultural tradition including magnificent temples and one of the world’s most popular cuisines. Add to this an array of fabulous hotels and a reputation for friendly hospitality and you’ve got an unbeatable holiday destination on your hands.

Popular beach destinations include Phuket, Krabi and Railay on the Andaman coast as well as beautiful islands like Koh Samui and Hua Hin in the Gulf of Thailand. Resorts on the Andaman coast are famous for their striking limestone cliffs and are a great choice if you fancy trying your hand at climbing. The Gulf of Thailand is also home to spectacular scenery and islands like Koh Tao are renowned for having some of the region’s best diving. Up north the cities of Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai can rival even Bangkok for their fantastic night markets and electric atmosphere and this region is also blessed with incredible hiking landscapes. History buffs should plan a trip to the province of Kanchanaburi, where you will find the now infamous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’.

Fact File

  • Flight Time

    Flight time:

    Approx. 12 Hrs

  • Time Difference

    Time Difference:

    +7 Hours

  • Best Time To Travel

    Best Time to Travel:

    November – May

Our experts loved

Spending a few nights in Bangkok to enjoy the hustle and bustle of a real Far-East city. Head up to the Vertigo restaurant on the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree Hotel for a dinner and drinks with unforgettable views. For something a bit different, board the Eastern and Oriental Express to enjoy an incredible train ride through Thailand’s exotic landscapes.