Although the country resolutely looks to the future and is developing cities of breathtaking modernity, it has still managed to preserve its exceptional heritage. The historic cities in the north and the Khmer temples are attractions that simply mustn’t be missed. What’s more, Thailand has a rich geography that makes it one of the most sought-after places in the world, including paradise islands, luxuriant jungle – where tigers and elephants roam –, outstanding beaches, with Phuket still in pride of place, and a superb seabed that has made it one of the favourite destinations for divers from across the globe. Add to that a unique culture and a cuisine of exceptional subtlety and variety, and you will understand why Thailand has become South-East Asia’s foremost tourist destination.
Hotel and restaurant on the seafront. The Wanakarn Beach Resort & Spa in Phuket is a hideaway whose villas offer amenities and services at the highest level in total intimacy. Discover the resort, its peaceful beachfront with four-poster alfresco day beds, natural botanical gardens, a sweeping infinity pool offering breath-taking views of the ocean and an intimate Thai spa; time will instantly slow down. Bicycles and kayaks are available should adventure be on the agenda. Thai fusion food is the specialty and is not to be missed, especially when enjoyed at a romantic dinner on the beach during one of the spectacular sunsets. ... Learn moreless