|Most expensive month:||February|
|Average price in Thailand:||R1 413/night|
|Cheapest price found:||R116/night|
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Rambuttri Village Inn & Plaza
95 Soi Ram Buttri, Bangkok, Thailand
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Khaosan Green House Hotel
84 Thanon Rambuttri Talad Yod, Bangkok, Thailand
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Number 45, Soi Charoen Krung 50 Alley, Bangkok, Thailand
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Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong - MGallery (Sha Plus+)
39/9 Muen Ngern Road, Phuket City, Thailand
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Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach (Sha Plus+)
22/2 Moo 4, Sakhu, Thailand
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Known as the “Land of Smiles”, Thailand is famous for its heart-warming hospitality. When you’re not befriending locals, you can spend your time getting lost in the bustling streets of Bangkok, basking on palm-fringed tropical beaches and exploring beautiful royal temples. Tantalising local cuisine is the icing on the cake.
For most travellers Thailand conjures up postcard-perfect images of sugar-white sand, swaying palms and crystalline water. Escape to islands like Koh Tao and Koh Samui and you’ll find just this. Sunbathe and swim by day, then spend the evening sipping cocktails at beachside bars. For scuba enthusiasts, Thailand boasts some of the best dive sites in Asia.
Whether you’re seeking chef-driven restaurants or sizzling street food, Thailand is a paradise for foodies. In Bangkok, you can dine at sleek rooftop restaurants and trendy bistros. The street food scene is incredible, with carts serving piping hot pad thai, spicy papaya salad and sticky coconut rice topped with mango. Cooking classes are a great way to master the art of Thai cuisine.
You don’t have to go far to find emerald green rice paddies, tumbling waterfalls and lush tropical forests in Thailand. In the north, Chiang Mai is a popular base for hill tribe trekking to remote communities. Khao Sok National Park is a vision of towering limestone rock formations and turquoise bays.
Thailand is passionate about its Buddhist culture, with more than 40,000 temples dotted across the country. Built in the 13th century, Wat Phra That Lampang Luang is one of the most evocative temples, enchanting visitors with its soaring stupa. In the ancient capital of Ayutthaya, you’ll find centuries-old temples surrounded by towering banyan trees.
Thailand is served by Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, as well as other major airports such as Chiang Mai International Airport, Phuket International Airport and Hat Yai International Airport. In Bangkok, the subway is the fastest way to get around, while tuk-tuks are popular in smaller cities and villages. Air-conditioned buses and minivans are a cost-effective way to travel long distances.
Thailand has plenty to offer. Consider staying in some of its most favoured locations, like Bangkok, Phuket City, and Patong.
650 reviews rated Chanalai Flora Resort, Kata Beach with an average score of 8,6/10. It may also be worth looking into the The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa, Phuket, which received a rating of 8,5/10 from 722 reviews. Novotel Phuket Vintage Park Resort could also be a good option, with a score of 8,4/10 from 494 reviews.
There are some great hotels in Thailand that are perfect for visiting some of the best bars and restaurants. Bangkok has a bustling nightlife, especially in the Sathon district. If you want to be within walking distance of popular bars in this neighbourhood, such as Sky Bar Bangkok, you can stay at Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok. You can find highly rated food all across Thailand too, with Maret in Koh Samui being one area with some great restaurants. For instance, you can stay at The Hive Hotel Samui, which is only a short journey on foot to the popular Scallop Restaurant, which has great grilled seafood.
There is loads to do in Thailand for families, with theme parks being a great place to visit if you are with young children. One such theme park is Dream World, which has a range of roller coasters and other rides for your whole family to enjoy. You could stay at Amari Don Muang Airport Bangkok, from where you can get the number 538 bus to the doorstep of the theme park. If you visit Phuket Island, then one place you should visit with your family is the Flying Hanuman park. Here you can enjoy adrenaline-fuelled jungle courses, with ziplines and sky bridges. If you want to be a short taxi ride away from this adventure park, you can stay at Thailand accommodation such as Wyndham Sea Pearl Resort Phuket.
There are lots of things to see in Thailand, so it’s always good to get an itinerary together to ensure you don’t miss the best bits. Songkran is the Thai New Year’s Festival, which takes place over five days in April. One of the best places to get Thailand hotels for this festival is Chiang Mai, where you can have some great fun celebrating with the locals. An example of a hotel in this city is Khum Phaya Resort and Spa, which is only a short taxi ride from the centre of the city. There are other things to do in Thailand too, such as visit the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, one of the country’s most important temples. If you want to be able to reach this tourist attraction by public transport, then you can stay at Shanghai Mansion Bangkok, from which you can take the number 1 bus with ease.
For popular accommodation in Thailand that is close to beaches, you should consider staying at a hotel close to Krabi or Ao Nang. For example, if you stayed at Aonang Phu Petra Resort Krabi, then you would be able to reach one of the most popular beaches in the country, Railay Beach, with ease. You need to first go to Ao Nang Beach, from which you’ll get a boat to your final destination. Closer to Bangkok, there are also some great beaches. For instance, you could go to Pattaya Beach, which is renowned for its water sports. Avani Pattaya Resort is a hotel which is located very close to the beachfront, so you won’t have to walk far before you’re enjoying the sun and sea.