Creative by the river

sleep November 08, 2017 01:00

By The Nation

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Discover Bangkok’s creative district and the Chao Phraya riverside communities while enjoying a relaxing stay at Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel & Towers.

Design and creativity enthusiasts can take a stroll to Warehouse 30 and TCDC while the rest of the family explores nearby Chinatown. A Deluxe Riverview Room starts from Bt4,200 per night and includes buffet breakfast for two people, complimentary room upgrade to the next available room type, late check out to 4pm (upon availability), a Sheraton fan and bag plus a hotel credit of Bt1,500 net per stay towards any F&B spending in the hotel. The package is available through March 31 and a shuttle boat service is available from Saphan Taksin BTS Station to the hotel every halfhour. 

For more information, call (02) 665 3165 or visit

From south to south

Thai Smile Airways makes travelling to China even smoother with a new route from Phuket to Guangzhou and promotional rates starting at Bt3,990.

Flights are Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and provide full services including seating selection with food and 20kilograms luggage allowance in Smile Class. Passengers can book a seat until November 30 for travel between December 1 and January 31. 

Online booking can be made at 

New Year in Maldives

Well-prepared travellers planning the New Year celebration trip in Maldives can save money when making a reservation before November 30 for a minimum of seven nights between December 26 and January 5.

Guests can stay for 14 nights and only pay for 10, or seven nights and only pay for five. The packages include daily breakfast, complimentary scheduled yoga classes Saturday to Thursday and return speedboat transfer.  

Check the best rates at www.ComoHotels/Cocoaisland

Magical Melaka

Malaysia’s Melaka Art and Performance Festival will return to Butik St Paul, Bandar Hilir Melaka from November 24 to 26.   

Mustering together performers from Australia, Russia, Indonesia, United States, Japan, Spain, Malaysia, New Zealand, Netherlands, Belgium and El Salvador, more than 45 artists will gather to brighten the streets of Melaka with various solo and collaborative art performances. 

This year’s highlights include the Mapping Programme and sitespecific improvised performances  based on artists’ disciplines and dance movements taking place in the afternoon at various sites in the vicinity of Bukit St Paul. 

Find out more at 

Fun for friends and family

The X2 Hua Hin Oasis Residence is celebrating “the power of friendship” until March with BFF (Best Friends Forever) Getaway packages.

Starting at Bt15,500 for the first night, the packages include a barbecue party in your own villa as well as breakfast for six. Groups of six friends booking a large pool villa will share an openplan living space, outdoor decks, a fully equipped kitchen and private infinity pool. 

Groups staying longer pay Bt10,900 for the second night and Bt8,900 for the third, with breakfast both mornings.

Book a visit at (062) 414 4545 or