Thailand offers a taste of paradise and is a popular destination for British tourists travelling to the Far East. From the capital, Bangkok, to the coastal and island resorts of Phuket, Pattaya, Koh Samui, Krabi, Hua Hin and Koh Phi Phi, there is an abundance of luxurious places to stay.
Thailand hotels cater for all needs and budgets. Guests can choose from cosmopolitan city centre hotels in Bangkok and quieter retreats in rural or coastal regions. Bangkok is the ideal location for visiting the palaces or exploring the floating markets, while it is also great for nightlife and shopping. The northern parts of Thailand such as Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai are particularly popular among backpackers. Visit James Bond Island of the Phi Phis for scenes from The Beach or opt for some beachside luxury on the island of Phuket. Alternatively, many spa resorts can be found in areas surrounded by craggy hills, tropical jungles and sparkling rivers and waterfalls.
A large proportion of hotels in Thailand are equipped and furnished to a high standard. For those seeking opulence and relaxation, choose a spa-based resort, many of which also have access to superior golf complexes. These hotels offer a wide range of spa treatments, including traditional steam baths that are famous throughout the world. Beauty therapies and massages are also available. You can also spend some time in tranquil surroundings to practise the art of meditation. Natural healing forms an integral part of Thailand's culture, having evolved over centuries, so it is common for hotels to offer superb spa facilities.
You will find all major international hotel chains are well represented together with large Far East luxury chains such as Dusit and ShangriLa, Mandarin Hotels, Anantara, Amari and Jasmine hotel brands. Family friendly resorts offer comprehensive entertainment programmes, but if you prefer more traditional accommodation and simplicity, choose a small, quiet beachside hotel. The majority of tourist hotels are equipped with good facilities, such televisions, room service and swimming pools. In Bangkok especially, some hotels are ranked amongst the world's best and customer service is usually outstanding.
Thailand is a year-round destination, so it is always recommended to book hotels as soon as possible. Compare the price of hotels in Thailand using Travelsupermarket's tool and save money by booking in advance.