When you only have vacation time in the summer months like July and August, and you want to come to Phuket, should you do it? July is in the rainy season, so is it good to come to Phuket in July? Phuket is an all-year vacation destination and it is true that there is a dry season which tends to be more popular. But you can get good weather at any time, and score excellent value accommodation outside of peak season. Here is our guide to what’s good about Phuket in every month of the year.
Kata Beach is also one of the best beaches in Phuket for its range of accommodation options. You can choose from cheap, clean guesthouses when you are on a budget or luxury resorts for all the family. Kata Yai and Kata Noi are the two different bays at Kata, and Kata Noi is the quietest. Both have a variety of beach hotels and resorts spread out along the sand, and there are also some nice choices a little further away from the beach. Here are some options for your next vacation in Kata beach, Phuket.
Hot on the heels of our post on luxurious Koh Samui resorts for families comes this update with some smaller, more affordable options when traveling with kids. These beachfront boutique resorts are ideal for families, with plenty of space, lovely amenities, and attention to detail that deliver a vacation to remember. Check out these top beach resorts when you are traveling with children.
If you want a break full of nothing but sweet relaxation, Hua Hin is the place to go in Thailand. The premier beach resort town has decades of history but is decidedly modern in its approach to vacations. In Hua Hin you’ll find decadent resorts with all the amenities you need for a completely relaxing break.
Many people ask the same question – should I travel with kids to Koh Samui? Is Koh Samui a great vacation place for families? Is Koh Samui good for toddlers or babies? The answer is a resounding yes. Koh Samui welcomes kids, families – everyone. And if you want to spend a little extra on a special vacation, Koh Samui has some great luxury hotels for families.
While couples on romantic breaks and honeymooners often fly directly to a Thai beach or island, Bangkok also has plenty to offer. In fact, Bangkok has some truly wonderful, romantic hotels. Spend a romantic vacation in Bangkok, or a few days while en-route to the beach, in style with our pick of the best tranquil, relaxing and luxurious hotels the capital city provides.
Lamai on the southeast coast is laidback and charming, with a fantastic beach and lots to do. While Lamai is the second-largest tourist area in Koh Samui after Chaweng, it is distinctly less busy and loud. But the great thing about Lamai Beach is you don’t miss out on amenities and accommodation – Lamai has plenty of first-rate resorts, and lots of dining and shopping options. Here’s what you need to know about planning a trip to Lamai in Koh Samui.
Pattaya has an excellent reputation as one of the party places in Thailand. As the sun sets, the lights come on and the bars and clubs open their doors wide. You’ll find plenty of spots for dancing, drinking, eating and chilling out in Pattaya – and it’s not all about neon lights and beer. Pattaya also has its classier side with some top cocktail bars and boutique hotel restaurants. Here are some suggestions for a top night out in Pattaya.