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As a travelling family we love luxurious serviced apartments that have all the benefits of a world class hotel but the comforts of home. The Chiang Mai Riverside is a luxury five star hotel set along the beautiful river in one of the more tranquil areas of the city. The beautiful suites resemble luxury apartments boasting two spacious bedrooms, a large open plan lounge and dining room, and modern fully equipped kitchen. We loved the plush bedding, ambient balcony, and stunning grounds. The staff and facilities are what set the property apart with impeccable service, decadent breakfasts in the room, and a beautiful stylish pool ideal for relaxing days during your stay. Although you are set outside the center of the city, a short taxi ride will take you to all the sights, markets, and local eats you desire. Staff are on hand to assist with bookings, recommendations, and transport throughout your stay. If you’re craving the space and comforts of home alongside the sleek benefits of a luxury hotel choose The Chiang Mai Riverside on your next trip to the vibrant destination.

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https://thechiangmai.com/riverside/

March 23, 2021 0 comment
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Le Meridien Chiang Mai offers five star luxury, amazing service, and modern facilities at the center of vibrant Chiang Mai. As soon as we entered the grand entrance we knew we were in for a treat. The smiling staff were all eager to go out of the way for our family and we loved the light and welcoming lobby adjacent to a stylish open bar and relaxing seating areas for guests to unwind and socialize. Our beautiful suite was both modern and stylish boasting mountain views , decadent living area, a plush master bedroom, and gigantic sleek bathroom featuring one of the biggest bathtubs we’ve seen.

Le Meridien is located at the center of the city’s popular night market and surrounded by plenty of local restaurants and stylish eateries. We were only a stone’s throw from the historic old town and found plenty to do within walking distance from the front step. When we were craving a quiet day, the refreshing pool area and state of the art spa were a welcome retreat and we couldn’t resist dining at their famous Italian Restaurant, La Favola. Make sure to upgrade to Club Benefits and you’ll be treated to a daily evening cocktail and a wealth of extra perks to ensure a five star stay. The personal touches and children’s amenities were just what a travelling family needed. Who can resist such an extravagant breakfast in bed or local delicacies delivered to your room each evening?

A perfect choice for travellers who crave luxury with a trusted brand and five star facilities at the center of Chiang Mai.

https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cnxmd-le-meridien-chiang-mai

March 22, 2021 0 comment
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As a family we love the Dusit D2 brand. We can trust them to always have modern facilities, amazing service, and suites spacious enough for families traveling with children. Dusit D2 Chiang Mai is located at the heart of the city surrounded by bustling night markets, stylish restaurants, and all the sights the historic city has to offer. We loved our large and comfortable suite and spent plenty of time relaxing and dining in all the living areas. The refreshing pool was perfect after a long day and they even feature a fully equipped gym for daily workouts. Make sure to grab the authentic Thai fare at Cafe SOI or dig in to the all you can eat dim sum menu. The staff always ensured we were comfortable and hygiene standard were done of the best we’ve seen around. A perfect choice for affordable luxury at the center of Chiang Mai.

https://www.dusit.com/dusitd2-chiangmai/

March 18, 2021 0 comment
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137 Pillars House Chiang Mai was an ideal haven for our family during our time in the enchanting city. I loved the close proximity to local markets, sights, riverfront eateries, and temples but also a sense of privacy and luxury that made you feel worlds away from the bustling streets. As soon as we set foot into the hotel’s grand entrance we knew we would enjoy our stay. From the kind and accommodating staff to the stunning sprawling grounds, and beautifully designed suites we couldn’t fault a corner of the world class property. Our David Fleming Macfie Suite was a perfect choice and spacious for a family of four. We slept soundly in the decadent four poster bed and loved the light and airy conservatory which easily converted into a bedroom for our children. The indulgent bathroom incorporated a cozy walk in wardrobe, deep and relaxing bath and both indoor and outdoor showers. Each day the staff went out of their way to add personal touches for us and our children including baby amenities and special treats at bedtime to ensure we all felt right at home.

The five star property is set around the original teak wood house which dates back over 100 years. The captivating piece of Lanna architecture was carefully restored and now holds an award winning bar and restaurant. The breakfasts served each morning was both grand and mouthwatering and we enjoyed a romantic date night while sampling Palette’s delicious tasting menu. Featuring both traditional and stylish decor the open spaces of the teak house are great for enjoying afternoon tea or coffee and relaxing with the ambient scenery.

When we weren’t exploring the city we couldn’t get enough of the tranquil pool and breezy outdoor spaces. The children enjoyed fun activities set up by the staff including a diy cookie baking session with the chef and constructing traditional flags. Our butler was always available at the touch of a button and assisted with restaurant bookings, arranging transport, or even ensuring we had a babysitter when we wanted an hour in the spa or a quiet date night for two. No request was too large and he ensured we had both privacy yet exceptional service throughout our stay.

My favourite aspect of 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai was their ability to fuse history, tradition, and luxury all in one place. We felt we could see slices of Chiang Mai throughout the years, explore the tourist sights, and indulge in five star facilities. If you are looking for true charm and beauty in one of Thailand’s most beautiful properties, we can’t think of a better place to help introduce Chiang Mai to you and your family.

www.137pillarschiangmai.com/en/

March 14, 2021 0 comment
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A quiet and stylish boutique hotel set just outside Chiang Mai Old Town, perfect for families and couples looking for a luxurious and personal escape. Adjacent to the area’s iconic Thapae Gate, you’ll find yourself near the town’s ancient temples and local markets but also immersed in the serene and tranquil retreat of Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort. Famous for their incredible vegan restaurant and decadent spa you can choose to reset your health or just sample a few plates of the best vegan food we’ve ever tasted during your stay. The indulgent suites are spacious, elegant, and comfortable designed in classic Lanna colonial style and we loved afternoons lounging beside the relaxing poolside. Bikes are available for exploring and sightseeing and the personable staff go out of their way to ensure you enjoy your time in the resort as well as discovering all Chiang Mai has to offer. An easy option if you are craving tranquility and beauty at the heart of Chiang Mai’s popular historic district.

https://crosshotelsandresorts.com/away-resorts/resorts/away-chiang-mai-thapae-resort-a-vegetarian-retreat

March 11, 2021 0 comment
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Immerse in the beauty and tranquility of The Wareerak Hot Springs and Wellness and discover another side of Krabi. Less than an hour drive from Krabi International Airport, and just 15 minutes from the provinces famous Emerald Pool, you’ll find yourself surrounded by lush greenery, abundant nature and the therapeutic hot springs famous for its healing waters. We loved the private experience, well maintained pools, friendly staff, and resort facilities that ensured we had a comfortable and relaxing stay. Their large property spans over over 10 acres including a botanical garden, fruit orchards, and an abundance of wildlife. The water in the hot springs is clear with no smell or taste and has a neutral PH Value of 7 making it gentle on the skin as well as drinkable. The hot springs area is both stunning, serene, and unique. Couples can stay in their rustic bungalows and indulge in world class spa treatments and families will love the bonding experience of bathing and exploring the stunning area. I highly recommend their signature treatments including Thai herbal remedies, all natural body scrubs, and the tension releasing head, neck, and shoulder massages that take place right in the calming warm water. The food at the simple yet authentic Thai restaurant will keep you feeling healthy and refreshed and we are sure you’ll be fully recharged after a few days at this intimate and inviting retreat. Whether you’re looking for detox and health reset or bonding time and relaxation, head to The Wareerak for a dose of the natural and healing experiences on offer.

https://www.wareerak.co.th/

March 10, 2021 0 comment
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Koh Jum Beach Villas feels like a place untouched by the world’s worries. Set on a quiet and picturesque beachfront overlooking Koh Phi Phi, you’ll feel miles away from the hustle and bustle of the city and find yourself immersing in the tranquil and serene ambiance that permeates every corner of the resort. The owners dreamed up the sustainable luxury villas before there was even electricity or paved roads on the island. The villas offer five star hospitality, but with a natural rustic, barefoot luxury touch that invites the guest to make themselves right at home. We instantly settled in our two bedroom pool villa, featuring stylish indoor and outdoor spaces that merged seamlessly into the lush green landscape. The kids were overjoyed to be steps from the beach and spent days going from swimming and splashing to sand castle building and shell collecting. Our large villa had plenty of space for a family and even featured a fully equipped kitchen if you felt like cooking during your stay. Whether you are looking to relax in the privacy of your accommodation or lounge by the main pool and kayak along the shore there will be an activity for you. The culinary delights were a true highlight during our stay and we were thoroughly impressed with the organic garden, fresh line caught fish, and elegant bar and restaurant constructed from reclaimed wood. You are only a quick local taxi ride from the main village and pier making Koh Jum Beach Villas accessible yet secluded. The staff are always on hand to help with any requests but allow you plenty of privacy to enjoy your time in paradise. An idyllic choice if you are looking to see another side of Thailand’s tropical beaches. Somewhere untouched by mass tour groups but still boasts world class luxury and service.

https://kohjumbeachvillas.com

March 8, 2021 0 comment
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I was immediately drawn to the concept of affordable lifestyle hotels, created by the Centara Group. As a full time travelling family we love our five star resorts, cozy serviced apartments, and authentic homestays but sometimes you want modern convenience that won’t break the bank. Located at the heart of Ao Nang, COSI Krabi Ao Nang Beach is ideally located for all your sightseeing and exploration needs. Whether you are interested in island hopping, rock climbing, or visiting the nearby hot springs and emerald pool you’ll find a a tour operator on your front step to arrange your dream day. Afterwards return to COSI where you’ll be greeted by comfortable, functional rooms, engaging social spaces, 24/7 cafe and laundry facilities, and a fully equipped gym. The highlight is the vibrant and fun rooftop pool where you are encouraged to bring your own drinks and hang with friends or your family. Our kids felt right at home in the COSI+ Room complete with bean bags and a bunk bed and we rested easy in the plush beds. The high tech touches in a minimal space are just what we need as digital nomads, and we found it easy to work, play, and relax throughout our stay. If like us you are often in search of value for money in your long term travels and want convenience alongside great location at your fingertips, choose COSI on your next stay in Ao Nang.

https://www.centarahotelsresorts.com/cosihotels/czka

March 4, 2021 0 comment
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Beachfront location, affordable luxury, sea views, and friendly service are just a few benefits of staying at Beyond Krabi. The sprawling main pool feature built in jacuzzis and shallow areas for beginner swimmers is ideal for families and we had so much fun being steps from the sandy shores and crystal clear water. All their rooms feature sea facing balconies and the suites are perfect for families craving more space and privacy. Our spacious, breezy terrace was a dreamy spot for family meals and stunning sunsets and the round jacuzzi bath was an indulgent addition to our days. Sample their comfort food and fresh fruit shakes at the casual poolside restaurant and find plenty of island hopping opportunities, shops, and beach bars within easy walking distance. Highly recommended for families and couples who want optimal location and amazing views when visiting Krabi.

/https://www.beyondresortkrabi.com/

March 1, 2021 0 comment
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Stylish villas, picturesque pools, and stunning beachfront location at Amari Vogue Krabi. We loved this luxury resort located on Tubkaak Beach. Their two bedroom pool villa is spacious, modern, inviting and a perfect home away from home from families. The variety of swimming pools in the resort ensured we had privacy and a peaceful stay and we highly recommend both their beach bar and Marco’s Restaurant for some of the best dining experiences in Krabi. The kids were kept busy on the beach and swimming in the pools and even had the opportunity to play in the fully equipped, interactive kids club. Staff are helpful and accommodating, remembering all our children’s specific preferences and needs. An idyllic five star choice for your next trip to Krabi.

February 19, 2021 0 comment
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