The party-happy sands of Chaweng are just over the ridgeline to the north of Banyan Tree's private, palm-lined bay, part of a hidden valley on the eastern shore...more
Between its resorts in the Maldives, the Seychelles, and here, Banyan Tree has nailed the fine art of lounging by the sea. It's got the beachy ambience, but...more
Those seeking total escape now have a fantasy sanctuary in a remote mountain-girdled valley on the fringes of northern Thailand's large Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng...more
It's tempting to want to veg inside one's cozy suite at this hillside resort on Phuket's Kamala Bay. There's the wicked 52-inch LCD television in your living...more
A large private pool, an outdoor tub for two, and an alfresco dining sala are standard room fare at this newly built resort along Phuket's longest beach. The 83...more
Few hotels in the world make a better first impression than Amanpuri. Upon arriving from the madness of the airport—only 25 minutes as the limo...more
The 30-minute drive to Aleenta takes you away from the resort-clogged circus of Phuket through small towns, rubber-tree farms, and rolling hills of palm trees....more
"Sukhothai" means "dawn of happiness," and the Sukhothai period (1238–1376) was the golden age of Thai art and architecture. The Zen atmosphere at this...more
Set on the mainland an hour north of the Phuket airport, the Sarojin puts you within reach of five national parks, including the tropical forests of Khao Lak...more
An instant classic since its 2005 opening, the four-story Chedi occupies the former grounds of the British Consulate, a 1920s building retained as the hotel's...more
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