Saturday, May 06, 2006

Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam Samui

Le Royal Meridien Baan Taling Ngam Samui resort hotel
Hotel Class: 5 Stars
(Rates from $181)

Located on the southwest side of Samui Island in south Thailand, this beachfront resort is 32 km (20 miles) from Samui’s airport. This Thai-style resort on Taling Ngam Beach is set in a coconut plantation that looks out over Taling Ngam Bay and the 42 islands of Ang Thong Marine National Park. It features a contemporary spa, health club, outdoor swimming pools, and tennis courts. It also offers water sports including windsurfing, waterskiing, and sailing. A PADI dive shop is on site. This hotel offers 70 guestrooms and two suites in a collection of Thai-style three-story buildings.

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Central Samui Beach Resort

central samui hotel beach resort
Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $127)

Set in a colonial-style building overlooking the white-sand Chaweng Beach, this resort is surrounded by tropical gardens. Each air-conditioned guestroom offers a cable/satellite TV, dial-up Internet access, and a private balcony with ocean views. Guests can work out at the nearby fitness center for free, or unwind with a traditional Thai massage at the Centara Spa.

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Samui Peninsula Spa And Resort

Samui peninsula hotels spa resort
Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $184)

The Samui Peninsula Spa and Resort is situated on the North East cost of Koh Samui and is 3 km (1.8 miles) from Big Buddha. Decorated with soft tones and traditional Thai prints all suites and villas offer cable/satellite TV, DVD players and kichenettes with separate dining areas. Guests can sample a range of water sports at the on site beach, or unwind with a treatment at the Thalasso Spa.

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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Sheraton Pattaya Resort

sheraton pattaya resort
Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $130)
This tropical 156-room resort is set on Pattaya Beach in the Gulf of Siam, four km (three miles) from the Lotus Department Store. Ocean or garden views are available from each guestroom, which includes one king or two queen Sheraton Sweet Sleeper beds. The resort provides three outdoor swimming pools, and four restaurants. In addition there are spa tub, steam room, in the fitness center. Those traveling on business can take advantage of the conference rooms, business center, and complimentary wireless Internet access in public areas. Valet and self parking are complimentary. Daily newspapers are provided complimentary.

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Sunday, April 23, 2006

Royal Cliff Beach Resort Pattaya

royal cliff beach resort pattaya
Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $86)

Located on a private beach, guests at this resort have access to an outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, fitness equipment, and two full-service health spas. Three ballrooms and 21 meeting rooms are available for guest use. Airport transportation (surcharge) and complimentary secured parking are provided by the hotel. Additional amenities are listed below. This beach resort is 15 km (nine miles) from Mini Siam and is comprised of four hotels with 1,072 rooms set in 64 acres of tropical parkland. Guestrooms feature balconies with sea or mountain views, minibars, and refrigerators. There are two full-service health spas, jogging trails, fitness equipment, a spa tub, and an outdoor pool all available for guest use.

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Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya

hard rock pattaya hotel
Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $94)

Overlooking the eastern shores of the Gulf of Thailand, the Hard Rock Hotel Pattaya is a jewel in the heart of the city, only 8 minutes walk along the beachfront to the heart of Pattaya's entertainment and shopping area. Featuring 320 themed guest rooms and luxury suites designed and decorated in a hip and vibrant style with oversized bed heads featuring famous rock 'n' roll personalities.

Enjoy 2,000 sq. meter pool with its own man-made sandy beach. Relax around the poolside on one of the orange or blue sun lounges or poolside cabanas for the day. Let our Beach Club Crew entertain you with games and prizes or just take in the action from your sun lounge.

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Sunday, April 16, 2006

Millennium Hilton Bangkok

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Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $110)

This brand new ultra-modern 32-storey hotel is located along the banks of the Chao Phraya River, one kilometre from Bangkok’s Grand Palace. Contemporary air-conditioned guestrooms have chic furnishings and bathrooms with jetted tubs, rain showers and bathrobes. Guests can relax at the hotel’s city ‘beach’ and health club and enjoy a range of exotic treatments in the spa sanctuary. Guests can also enjoy access to the hotel’s health club with fitness room, swimming pool and full-service, ten treatment room spa sanctuary, where a range of exotic treatments and therapies are available. The hotel features two ballrooms with capacity for up to 650 (sit down) and a dedicated meetings floor for corporate guests. There is a business centre offering a range of services and four other meeting rooms, fully installed with audio-visual equipment, and able to accommodate up to 100 people. The hotel provides a free local transportation shuttle service to the central business district and other practical amenities include free secure parking, currency exchange and safe-deposit boxes. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can advise on local attractions and book sightseeing tours.

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Friday, April 14, 2006

Chiva Som Health Resort - Hua Hin

chiva som hua hin hotel
Hotel Class: 5 Stars
(Price from $510)

Describing Chiva-Som simply as a health resort fails to convey the extraordinary kaleidoscope of its rich culture,lifestyle and cuisine.Chiva-Som is a rejuvenating holiday experience.The name itself means-Haven of Life-and that is reflected in its design,philosophy and daily operation.Set on seven acres of beachside gardens near the King's Summer Palace,the 57 rooms and suites surrounded by lakesand waterfalls unite Thai and Western elements in perfect harmony.The accent is on having fun, emphasizing the positive of prevention rather than cure.Master chefs prepare delicious Spa cuisine and a wide range of activities extend from Tai Chi to mountain biking.Guests receive a private consultation then modern principles are applied to develop a regimen to match needs and goals.At theresort's heart is the ultra-modern spa with an impressive array of facilities.Chiva-Som is set on seven acres of beachside gardens near the King s Summer Palace. Three hours from Bankok Airport.Originally a cistercian Abbey dating back to the 11th Century,Coombe lies in the heart of 500 acres of park land,formal gardens and a 80 acre lake,much of which was designed and laid out by Capability Brown at the end of the 1700s,To this historic architecture and natural beauty,No ordinary hotels.

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Thursday, April 13, 2006

Marriott Hua Hin Resort Spa

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Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $155)

This seven-story hotel is located on Phetkasem Beach Road on Thailand’s western coast overlooking the Gulf of Siam. Each of the guestrooms feature minibars, refrigerators, complimentary bottled water, and cable/satellite TV with VCRs. There are massage and body treatments available. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and tennis courts. A variety of dining options exist on site including beachside, open-air restaurants and bars; 24-hour room service is available. There are 209 guestrooms and seven suites, all of which feature one king bed or two twin (single) beds plus private balconies or terraces. In-room TVs offer cable channels, pay movies, and VCRs.

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Imperial Boat House Hotel - Samui

imperial boat house samui hotel
Hotel Class 3 Stars
(Rates from $96)

Set on the beaches of Choeng Mon on the northeast coast of Koh Samui, this island resort is surrounded by forested hills and tropical foliage. Na Thon Airport is four km (three miles) away. For recreation, guests have access to two outdoor swimming pool and spa tub, fitness equipment, and a full-service health spa in addition to a variety of water sports. Airport transportation can be arranged for a fee; self parking is complimentary. There are 34 authentic teak rice barges that have been converted into 168 guestrooms and 42 suites, all of which include a balcony, minibar, refrigerator, and complimentary bottled water. Turndown service is available on request.

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Samui Amanda Resort

amanda samui hotel resort
Hotel Class: 3 Stars
(Rates from $73)

This Balinese-style resort is located four km (three miles) from Nathorn Pier and 10 km (six miles) from Angthong National Park. The resort provides an outdoor swimming pool and guest laundry facilities, both in a smoke-free environment. Airport transportation can be arranged for a fee. The resort has no slope and no steps.
There are 70 guestrooms and three suites. Deluxe rooms include balconies with garden views, minibars, refrigerators, and bathrobes and slippers.

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Monday, April 10, 2006

Chaweng Regent Beach Resort

chaweng regent samui hotel beach resort
Hotel Class: 4 Stars
(Rates from $128)

Located on Chaweng Beach, this resort is less than one km (0.5 miles) from the tourist center, and 30 km (19 miles) from the city center commercial area. All guestrooms are nonsmoking and offer a balcony with a garden view, coffeemaker, minibar, hairdryer, cable TV, and a DVD player.

This 145-guestroom resort provides an outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, fitness equipment, spa services, and two restaurants. Amenities include an outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, fitness equipment, and beauty and spa services.

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Bandara Resort & Spa

Hotel Class: 3 Stars
(Rates from $131 USD)

Located on the northern shores of Koh Samui, this beachfront resort is less than a km (one-quarter mile) from Fisherman Village. In addition to the water sports and volleyball available at the beach, the hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool and spa tub, full-service health spa, and fitness center. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. There are 151 guestrooms and 28 suites, all of which feature a balcony with views of the landscape, gardens, or beach. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary high-speed Internet access (wired and wireless), multi-line phones, and complimentary newspaper delivery.

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