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HAT YAI: Southern comforts

Save up to 20 per cent at the Centara Hotel Hat Yai where a single night's stay in a Superior Room costs Bt1,440 between Sunday and Thursday and Bt1,800 on Friday and Saturday.



The prices are based on two sharing. Located right in the city centre and directly above the Central Department Store, Centara Hat Yai is a local landmark. Call (02) 101 1234 extension 1 or e-mail: reservations@chr.co.th. Visit www.CentaraHotelsResorts.com.

CHINA

Sichuan with the Siam Society

Visit cultural landmarks and Chinese Buddhist heritage with the Siam Society's upcoming invites expedition "Cultural Treasures and Natural Beauty of Sichuan". The journey will take place from October 31 to November 7 and highlights include the Rock Carvings of Dazu, the 71-metre-high Great Buddha of Leshan, Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve and Huanglong National Park. There's also a side trip to Qiang village, where the locals live in the high, stone fortress. This all-inclusive expedition costs Bt76,000 and Bt79,000 for non-members. Call (02) 661 6470-7 or e-mail ekkarin@siam-society.org.

KOH SAMUI

Beachside bliss

A City Escape package for two people at the Intercontinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort Koh Samui starts at Bt8,650. The price is per night, and includes luxurious accommodation with American breakfast, 60-minute spa treatment for two people, Thai set dinner and airport transfers. The offer is available until December 22 for a minimum two-night stay. Call (077) 429 100 or e-mail: reservations@ickohsamui.com.

PATTAYA

The best 'Selection'

Save up to 20 per cent when booking into Deluxe Room at Hotel Selection Pattaya. The price is discounted to Bt1,600 net per night. Enjoy breakfast for two and Wi-Fi Internet connectivity. The offer is good until October 31. The hotel is located in Pattaya Bay. Call (038) 362 000 or email rsvn@hotelselectionpattaya.com. Visit www.HotelSelectionPattaya.com.

Happy at the Dune

Dune Hua Hin is offering a free happy hour, with free-flow wine and drinks, to guests booking in for three consecutive days. Prices per night are Bt3,800 (Superior), 4,800 (Deluxe) and Bt7,000 (Pool Villa Suite). You'll also enjoy daily breakfast for two. Call (032) 515-051-3 or e-mail: md@dunehuahin.com. Visit www.DuneHuaHin.com.

KHAO LAK

Romantic retreat

The two-night Fantasy Honeymoon package at Beyond Resort, Khao Lak, Phang Nga province starts at Bt8,900. Included are accommodation in twin room Palm Villa, daily breakfast, Thai set dinner, private Phuket Airport, foot massage per person and free Wi-Fi. Plus 15 per cent discount on spa and restaurant retreat. The resort is nestled along secluded Pakweep Beach. Call (02) 616-3140-4.


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