U Chiang Mai
Chakras in the sand
Learn to knot your limbs at the Aleenta then let yoga master Amit Kumar Singh untie you. The fiveday, sixnight yoga retreat costs from Bt57,500 based on two sharing. Singles pay from Bt33,500. The retreat combines theory and practice in daily yoga sessions at sun¬rise and sunset, with the focus on breathing, meditation and chant¬ing. It also includes three meals (organic) per day from the Well Being Cuisine restaurant. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.Aleenta.com.
Tee time at the Marriott
Get in the swing with the Two Nights Golf Escape Package at Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa starting from Bt4,600++ for a Deluxe Garden View and Bt5,400++ for a Deluxe Sea View room. Included are daily American breakfast, one round of golf per person, roundtrip transfers, green fees and caddy. Tee off at the Royal Hua Hin Golf Club, Palm Hills Resort & Country Club, Majestic Creek Golf Club, Imperial Lakeview Golf Club, Black Mountain Golf Course or Springfield - all boasting championship golf courses.
The package is good until October 31. Call (02) 477 0755 or email email@example.com.
Bite into the Big Mango
The Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok offers you the freedom of the city with its "Explore" package starting at Bt7,200++ per night (two nights minimum). Guests enjoy daily break¬fast, a 30minute foot massage, afternoon tea, a Skytrain day pass, discounts and gift vouchers for the big malls, and late checkout until 4pm. Call (02) 254 1234 or email bangkok.grand.hyatt.com.
North's Rose smells sweeter
U Chiang Mai is offering more special rates for Thais and Thailand residents. For prices that start at Bt3,100 (Superior twin) and Bt4,100 (Deluxe twin) per night, you get breakfast for two, free WiFi and free bicycles. Small, stylish and wedged into the heart of the old town, U Chiang Mai gives you a 24hour stay whatever time you check in. Call (053) 327 000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The idyllic Concept Resort on Koh Lipe has launched a Discovery package at Bt6,700 per room per night (minimum two nights). The price cover breakfast for two, speedboat transfers, a snorkelling trip with lunch, one set dinner for two, refreshment upon arrival, free Wifi and a 25percent discount on dining. Squeeze in an extra per¬son for Bt600 per night with breakfast.
Call (081) 802 5453 or email rsvn@idyllicre¬sort.com
Escape the summer heat
The Amari's Summer Escape gives Thais and expats the chance to get out of the city heat and into the Kingdom's cool countryside. Prices start from Bt2,999 per night based on two sharing, with extraspecial offers available for certain locations. Voucher holders enjoy special privi¬leges in Doi Angkhang and Loei before September 30: choose either to stay one night and get one free or to book one room and get one free. Summer Escape covers stays at Amari hotels in Thailand before November 30, but the vouchers are only on sale until April 30. Visit www.Amari.com.