KRABI: In the deep

Thailand April 04, 2012 00:00

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Escape the summer heat and plunge into the Andaman Sea by taking advantage of the Zaan Zanook Diving Package being offered by the Zeavola Resort in Koh Phi Phi from April 20 to October 31.


The five-night deal costs Bt60,800 for two and covers accommodation in a Garden Suite, three meals per day, transfers between Phuket airport and resort and eight rounds of scuba diving. If only one guest wants to dive, the other can trade in the diving for a spa retreat voucher worth Bt3,000. Diving certification is required. Call (075) 627 000 or e-mail Visit
Savoury summer sensation
Cool down your body with Thailand’s traditional summer meal – khao chae – chilled fragrant rice with condiments. All this month, the Ambassador Hotel Bangkok is serving Khao Chae at Am Café for just Bt180 per person. The bowl of rice, which is served soaking in cold and fragrant water, is topped with various side dishes varying from sweet minced pork to deep-fried balls of shrimp paste. The hotel is on Sukhumvit 11. Call (02) 254 0444 extension 1582.
A day out on the town
Madame Tussauds Bangkok and Siam Ocean World, Southeast Asia’s largest aquarium, introduce an exciting new joint ticket package for the long summer vacation. Get up close and personal with your favourite stars at Madame Tussauds Bangkok and marvel at the amazing creatures and mysteries of the ocean at Siam Ocean world for only Bt630 for adults or Bt470 for children. The tickets are available at both attractions.
Beachside bliss
Pattaya Marriott Resort & Spa offers a sensational “Thai Resident Package” from now until April 30. A single night in Deluxe room starts at Bt2,999 per night. Included is buffet breakfast for two. This luxury resort faces the sea, with the beach just a few steps away, yet boasts a city centre location next to the shops and restaurants of Royal Garden Plaza. Call (038) 412 120 or e-mail:
Island in the sun
A two-night Bliss Package at Dewa resort in Koh Chang costs Bt11,000 per person. Included are accommodation in Deluxe room, daily breakfast, one welcome barbecue seafood set dinner, one Thai set dinner, one Thai set lunch and a choice between a snorkelling trip and an aromatic therapy massage. The package is available from now until October 31. Call (02) 261 6364 or e-mail to Visit
Tropical delight
Two-night holiday package at Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort starts from Bt12,800 for two sharing. You’ll enjoy daily breakfast for two people, a Thai set dinner at White Lotus Restaurant, 60-minute spa treatment and airport transfer. The package is available until October 31. Call (075) 627 800 or email