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Just Back From Khao Lak

15 January 2010
Filed under: Hotels — Tags: , — Michael @ 11:17 am

I’ve just spent a few great post-dive days in Khao Lak – one of Thailand’s [slightly] less developed beach areas. I’ll be doing a full update of the guide to this area soon, but in the meantime you might wish to read about the Bhandari Resort where I stayed. Quite a nice – POSH even – place.

New Five-Star Hotels on the Horizon

31 May 2009
Filed under: Hotels — Tags: , , — Michael @ 5:36 pm

The global economic downturn doesn’t seem to have affected too many hotel plans – at least not when it comes to luxury properties. Here’s a roundup of places set to open around Thailand in the near future:

Intercontinental Hua Hin: The five-star luxury marque will open a Thai-styled 118 room resort right in the middle of Hua Hin in October 2009. The resort will also have three private beach-front villas with their own plunge pools. It appears that reservations are already being accepted at the Intercontinental Hotels web site.

Ritz Carlton, Krabi: Ultra lux chain Ritz Carlton comes back to Thailand with the opening of Phulay Bay "A Ritz Carlton Reserve" resort in Krabi province in June 2009. The resort has just 54 villas, all of which have outdoor baths and private plunge pools. Oh, and a private butler on call 24 hours a day as well. Expect to pay for this much luxury, but you’re worth it, right? Make your reservations at the Ritz Carlton web site.

Sofitel Phi Phi: Plans for the Sofitel on Phi Phi were made before the 2004 tsunami decimated Phi Phi. It seemed for a while that the project might never materialize, but it’s now been confirmed to open in 2010. The new resort will consist of 147 villas, but is not yet accepting reservations.


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