From ancient temples and lush rainforests to floating markets and delicious street food, a hotel break in Thailand is full of unforgettable experiences.
The most popular tourist destination in Asia, Thailand offers a fascinating blend of tradition and modernity. There are many fantastic beach resorts and islands to visit on a hotel break in Thailand, from popular favourites such as Ko Samui, Pattaya and Ko Pha Ngan to lesser-known gems like Ko Phra Thong and Ko Kradan. The country’s rich, diverse landscape provides plenty of opportunities for picturesque hikes, for example in the beautiful Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or Doi Inthanon National Park, home to Thailand’s highest peak. Another highlight of any Thai hotel break is the aromatic, flavourful national cuisine, and eateries in Thailand’s capital, Bangkok, offer a delicious array of traditional specialities, authentic street food and international dishes. Further attractions in Bangkok include the stunning Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), the Grand Palace, the Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn) and various floating markets, at which vendors sell fruit, vegetables and freshly-grilled food from wooden boats. Those looking for a more laid-back urban experience can head north to Chiang Mai, a charming city where visitors can enrol in Thai cookery or massage classes, unwind on a meditation retreat or simply admire the beautiful local temples before embarking on a hill-tribe trek with a local guide through the region’s lush rainforest.