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CHIANG MAI AND BEYOND: Destination luxury

Bangkok Airways launches premium fly-and-stay packages for such popular destinations as Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Sukhothai, Lampang, Trat (Koh Chang), Phuket, Samui, Krabi, Udon Thani, Phnom Penh, Yangon, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Maldives, Yangon, Mandalay and Siem Reap, which cost from Bt6,150 to Bt35,500 and cover the flight plus two nights accommodation.

Booking and travel are available through October 31 with the exception of Chiang Mai where bookings open May 1. Visit Facebook.com/flybangkokair or contact authorised agents for reservation.

KOH SAMUI

Island in the sun

Facing crystal clear water yet wrapped in a verdant tropical garden, Vana Belle, a luxury collection resort in Koh Samui, is the perfect place to spend quality time and enjoy a special offer that applies to Thai citizens and resident expats. Priced at Bt9,999 for a Classic Pool Suite, the package includes daily breakfast for two persons and wi-fi access throughout the resort. The offer is valid for stays booked and completed by November 30. Call (077) 915 555 or e-mail: Luxurycollection.vanabelle@luxurycollection.com.

TRAT

Oriental bliss

Enjoy Thailand's eastern province of Trat with three packages from Centara Chaan Talay Resort & Villas. Valid through May 31, they include the Trat Weekday Getaway at Bt2,014, the Trat Weekend Getaway at Bt4,000 and the All-Inclusive Beach Getaway at Bt4,900. All include accommodation per night in a Tropical Suite, daily breakfast for two persons, discounts on dining and at Spa Cenvaree, with the more expensive offers also featuring selected meals. Find out more at (039) 521 563 or e-mail: cct@chr.co.th.

HUA HIN

Rest for a rub

Rest Detail Hotel Hua Hin offers a Rest High Tea or a 30-minute head and shoulder massage at Restfully Yours Spa to all guests booking accommodation directly through the hotel's website. Call (032) 547 733 or e-mail: rest@restdetailhotel.com or let your fingers do the walking at www.RestDetailHotel.com.

Pampered in Pran Buri

Reserve your stay now to take advantage of the exclusive opening offer from Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas. Rates start from Bt8,000 per room per night and include accommodation in selected room category, buffet breakfast at Dalah, high speed Internet access and butler service. The rates are for stays from now until December 19. Call (032) 708 000 or e-mail: sheraton.huahinpranburi@sheraton.com.

BANGKOK

Sweet and savoury

Gourmandises Bakery at the Swissotel Nai Lert Park Bangkok is offering three special menus to beat the heat. Frozen Mango Sticky Rice Cake, priced at Bt750, is soft mousse mango cake with a sweet sticky rice centre and garnished with white chocolate and mango. For a savoury kick, bite into a Chicken Chorizo sandwich, priced at Bt165 and made with freshly baked ciabatta bread filled with herb-marinated roasted chicken and Spanish chorizo sausage. There's also a Zucchini and Feta Salad, priced Bt165, which blends zucchini shavings with crunchy walnut, soft feta cheese and crisp green oak lettuce and is dressed with a tangy lemon dressing. Call (02) 253 0123 extension 7020 or e-mail: SNL.restaurants@swissotel.com.


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