Published on January 12, 2008
River Kwai Resotel
Enjoy a holiday at the Pung-Waan Resort and Spa on the banks of Kwai Noi River and take advantage of the special long stay prices. The rate for a week including breakfast starts at Bt9,000 per person, while the monthly rate is Bt36,000. The riverside resort is equipped with swimming pool and jacuzzi and the promotion is good until February 29.
Call (034) 634 295-300 or visit Pungwaanriverkwai.com.
Best of the West
Treat yourself to Mom Chailai Retreat's special promotion, which is only Bt3,500 for two people for a two-day and one night stay. The package includes one night stay in a superior room, two-hour massage, breakfast for two, boat trip to Mon village and Lawa cave. Mom Chailai Retreat is located in Saiyoke district near the Kwai Noi River.
Call (081) 3723890, (086)7788389 or visit www.momchailai.com
River Kwai sensation
River Kwai Resotel in Kanchanaburi is offering a three day- two night package for those who wish to explore Kanchanaburi province. The price is Bt6,100 per person for two night stay at River Kwai Resotel, daily breakfast and set dinner, as well as include a tour to War Museum (Thailand-Burma Railway Centre), War Cemetery, River Kwai Bridge, Mon Tribal Village, and Hell Fire Pass Memorial Site. The price also includes admission fees to all places indicated in the programme and English-speaking guide.
Call (02)642 5497 , visit www.riverkwaifloatel.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Escape to Shangri-La
Thai Airways' Royal Orchid Holidays offers a winter escape to Lijiang in China that includes a trip to Shangri-La district (yes, it really exists).
The two-night Great Escape package costs Bt35,000 and covers return air tickets between Bangkok and Lijiang plus accommodation at the Banyan Tree Lijiang. There's also a four-night Great Escape Lijiang & Zhongdian package, which features two nights at the Banyan Tree Lijiang and two more nights at the Banyan Tree Ringha for Bt56,030 per person. Both packages include breakfasts, one set dinner with wine and a 30-minute massage.
Tucked away in northern Yunnan province, Lijiang is an 800-year-old Unesco World Heritage town. Shangri-La, or new Zhongdian, promises unique Tibetan culture and breathtaking landscapes. Call (02) 628 2456-7.
A single night at Kao Mai Lanna Resort costs Bt2,600 per night in a Superior room and Bt3,200 in a Deluxe. Included are welcome drink, American breakfast for two and airport transfers. This small boutique hotel is located on Chiang Mai-Hod Road.
Tarin Hotel, Chiang Mai, is offering a special rate for internet bookers, starting from Bt1,220 for single and Bt1,340 for twin. The rate is available from now until April 30 and includes American breakfast. The hotel is situated on the Chiang Mai-Lampang Superhighway, 400 metres from Rincome Intersection and just minutes away from historical sights and the town's shopping centre.
Call (053) 400 131 to 9 or e-mail email@example.com
Marina Phuket Resort in Karon Bay, set well back from the main Kata-Karon beach road, is offering a 10-per- cent discount for online bookings. The price starts from $160 for Garden View room, and includes airport transfers, daily American breakfast, set Thai dinner for two and free internet access.
The promotion is available until April 15.
Call (076) 330 625, (076) 330 493 to 7. Visit Marinaphuket.com.
Three-nights accommodation at Burasari, on Patong Beach, costs Bt22,150 in an Elite room and Bt27,400 in an Elite Pool Access room. Included are daily buffet breakfast, one romantic dinner set at Floyd's Brasserie for two, bottle of wine, 60-minute spa treatment and more.
The package is good through March 31. Call (076) 292 929, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.