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KRABI: Northern sensations in the south

Krabi La Playa Resort offers the "Lanna Spa" package, starting at Bt2,999 for 100-minute treatment.



It begins with a flora foot bath, cleanses with a natural Thai Herb Steam, nourishes with a milky bath and finishes with a Thai massage. The attractive resort featuring contemporary Lanna-style villas in tropical gardens is in Ao Nang. For promotions and packages, call (02) 234 9400 or e-mail info@krabilaplaya.com. Visit www.KrabiLaPlaya.com.

HUA HIN

Tropical treats

The Barai, a luxury spa resort, is offering a special price for a summer retreat. Until the end of this month, you can enjoy a 120-minute treatment at Bt4,500 per person or Bt7,900 for two. It features a Jasmine Body Polish with Hydro Vichy Shower and a choice of Thai Blend Aroma Massage or Traditional Thai Massage. For more treatments and promotions, call (02) 254 6200 or (032) 511 234 or e-mail thebarai.hrhuahin@hyatt.com. Visit www.TheBarai.com.

BORACAY, THE PHILIPPINES

Island in the sun

Stay at Shangri-La's Boracay Resort and Spa for three nights and enjoy 50-per-cent off the et the fourth night. The price for a deluxe room starts at P17,700 (around Bt13,000) per night, and includes transfers, in-room Internet connectivity and daily breakfast for two. Noted for its long, white sandy beach, Boracay is a tropical island about an hour's flight from Manila. For booking information, e-mail reservations.slbo@shangri-la.com. Visit www.Shangri-La.com/boracay/boracayresort.

BANGKOK

Getaway and go

Save up 15 per cent when booking under "An Attractive Getaway" at Swissôtel Le Concorde, Bangkok. This luxury hotel is located on Ratchadaphisek Road, a thriving business and entertainment district. The offer is good from now until June 15. Call (02) 694 2222 or visit www.Swissotel.com/bangkok-leconcorde.

NONTHABURI

Bed, breakfast and merit making

Monks and hotels may not seem like obvious bed-mates but the Buddy Oriental Riverside Pakkred is offering special packages for Buddhists who want to offer morning alms to monks. The price is Bt2,800 for two sharing in Deluxe Room, and includes breakfast and an invitation to the monks to pick up alms at the resort. Buddy Riverside Pakkred is located by Chao Phraya River in Nonthaburi province. The offer is good until May 31. Call (02) 584 2222 or e-mail rsvn@buddyriverside.com. Visit www.BuddyRiverside.com.

Down by the river

Anantara Bangkok Riverside Resort & Spa offers an introductory "Journey Begins" package at Bt3,888 per room per night. Experience the famous Chao Phraya River with a special upgrade to Deluxe River View Room and linger longer with a 3pm check out. Enjoy full buffet breakfast each morning and stay connected with in room high speed internet access. Discover delectable meals with a 25 per cent discount on food and beverage at any of 10 fine restaurants or bars including Brio, the only authentic Italian restaurant in Thon Buri. Pamper yourself in the spa with a 25 per cent discount on all massage and facial treatments. The deal is good until April 30. Call (02) 476 0022 or email bangkokriverside@anantara.com. Visit www.Anantara.com.


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