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Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road wins Best Boutique City Hotel Worldwide from the Hotel of The Year Awards 2019

The Hotel of the Year Awards 2019 singled out Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road as one of the Top 100 Luxury Hotels Worldwide. Hotel Indigo Bangkok features 192 locally-inspired rooms and suites, with luxurious furnishings and great views.

There are many attractions and places to go around Hotel Indigo Bangkok, including Lumphini Park, the bustling Rajprasong Shopping District. The hotel is also close to intriguing roads like Wireless Road and Ruam Rudee, with their diverse panoply of different restaurants and cafes. Other things to do and see are abundant as well.

Key Takeaways:

  • Hotel Indigo Bangkok wireless road has won another award and this time it is the Best Boutique city hotel award from Hotel of the Year Awards 2019.
  • The awards given by the hotel of the year awards committee is to recognize hotels, spas, and resorts for their exceptional service during the year.
  • To get a feel for the overall level of guest experiences in this nominated hotels, the awards committee search forums and online boards for reviews.

“Many of these sights can also be viewed from Hotel Indigo Bangkok, from the comfort of each room and many of its facilities.”

Check rates now at Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road

Read more: http://destinationthailandnews.com/lifestyle-news/photo/hotel-indigo-bangkok-wireless-road-wins-best-boutique-city-hotel-worldwide-from-the-hotel-of-the-year-awards-2019.html

Complete Guide to Khao Lak

Khao Lak

 

Khao Lak is a vicinity comprised of more than fifty distinct islands. It is located off the western part of Thailand’s mainland. Although Thailand is itself a tourist beacon, the district of Khao Lak qualifies all on its own as a tourist mecca.

Not only does it have facilities and charm and vistas up the wazoo, the temperature is a warm and beckoning average of 74-89 degrees, with two major variants, specifically hot and dry and cool and wet. There is a volatile season that features high wind and lots of rain. It is not the best choice for travellers and in fact, most businesses shut down for this brief interim.

Otherwise, there is a lovely old-world village for travellers to peruse, besides waterfalls and beaches and caves, a picture-takers, rock-climbers spelunker’s and memory-makers paradise come true.

Key Takeaways:

  • Khoa Lak has a season of violent storms, during which travellers may want to stay away, especially since businesses are closed for the most part.
  • Khao Lak can be found off the west coast of Thailand’s mainland and is a compilation of about fifty islands.
  • The district has a lovely old-world village, lots of caves and waterfalls to explore as well.

“But Khao Lak is a place with an unquenchable spirit, and it has bounced back with aplomb to be reborn as an enviable holiday destination with a happy atmosphere, long swathes of gold sand beaches, mid to upscale resorts perfect for families, great restaurants, excellent snorkelling and diving, and incredible unspoilt scenery.”

Find beautiful Khao Lak Hotels

Read more: https://whatsonsukhumvit.com/complete-guide-to-khao-lak/

 

Chiang Rai, Thailand: A luxury jungle retreat where you can get up close to elephants

If you want to spend some time up close and personal with elephants while in Thailand, but are concerned about ethical issues of how these majestic beasts are treated,  Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp Resort, which is a resort with a camp set in a traditional mahout village, might be what you are looking for. Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort has joined together with the Royal Thai Government, and with Royal support, to set up the Thai Elephant Conservation Center and guests will be amazed to interact with these majestic beasts on a personal level and appreciate the fact that they’re so well-looked after. The service offered by the staff lives up the Anantara’s sterling reputation and the accommodations, spa treatments, and food choices are beyond compare. For a true Golden Triangle experience, don’t forget to take a dip in the pool with views overlooking Laos, Myanmar, and the Mekong River.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Anatara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort offers a Walk With Giants experience.
  • Tourist takers go on a slow meandering walk from a base camp to a river, but the punchline is they get to walk with elephants.
  • The walk is generally hot and muggy, so the elephants enjoy a refreshing bath at the end of their arduous trek.

“Anyone who has struggled to get their child out of the bath will sympathise with the mahouts watching over Bleum and Beau.”

Check rates at Anantara Golden Triangle Camp and Resort.

Read more: http://www.traveller.com.au/thailand-blissfully-happy-hanging-out-with-giants-h176k2

5 most amazing swimming pools in Bangkok hotels

Infinity pool at 137 Pillars Bangkok

 

The temperature regularly hovers close to 90 degrees Fahrenheit in Bangkok, which makes the de rigueur hotel swimming pool more than a mere amenity. It becomes an absolute necessity. That said, the best of Bangkok’s hotel swimming pool options go above and beyond the basics of cooling off over-heated guests.

The best of those at Bangkok hotels have superlative views. They’re architecturally stunning. They’re private. They offer spread-out room for swimmers and comfort for sun-worshipers. And, they offer delectable beverages and edibles for both groups. Five to keep firmly in mind, should you be planning a stay in Bangkok are, the pool at the Siam, Bangkok, the pool at the St. Regis, Bangkok, the pool at the Sukhothai, the pool at The Peninsula, Bangkok and the pool at 137 Pillars, Bangkok.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Siam Bangkok‘s swimming pool is perfect for swimmers and suntanning guests. Morning and evening dips here are welcome.
  • The stylish design and lovely smelling plants surrounding the St. Regis Bangkok‘s swimming pool makes it a pool to remember.
  • The swimming pool of The Sukhothai is very big and one can enjoy beer and burgers at the poolside.

“With temperatures constantly hovering above 30 degrees Celsius, a good swim, preferably complemented by grand views and attentive service, is mandatory in Bangkok.”

Read more: http://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/travel-food/article/2152292/5-most-amazing-swimming-pools-bangkok-hotels

Apart from the pools mentioned in the article above, I think an honourable mention should go to the tropical paradise that is the pool at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok, which was featured in the 2008 Nicolas cage movie Bangkok Dangerous.

Top Ten things to know about the Bangkok Skytrain (BTS)

The Bangkok Transit System (BTS) is so famous in Bangkok that residents have dubbed it the Skytrain and it is well known as much as the good street food in Bangkok and the prevalence of fake viagra. The transit system is operated by the Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTSC) which is a subsidiary of the company known as BTS Group Holdings that is operating under a concession which was granted to it by the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA). There are 43 stations in the system that are organized along two lines. The first line, the Sukhumvit line runs from the north to the east and ends at the stations at Mo Chit and Kheka respectively. The second line is the Silom Line which operates at Silom and Sathon Roads which are the central business districts under the BMA and it ends at the National Stadium and Bang Wa. An Airport link that is dedicated link runs from the city to Suvarnabhumi and in the future there are plans to open another line that will lead to Don Mueang. To complement the BTS there is an underground and elevated railways lines for the Mass Transit system. This additions were because the growth in traffic in the district has been very huge in recent times.

Key Takeaways:

  • The Bangkok Transit System (BTS) has been famously nicknamed the Skytrain by the residents of Bangkok and it is as well known as the street food and fake viagra.
  • One of the links in the transit system is the link that is dedicated to run from the Airport to Suvarnabhumi.
  • The traffic growth in recent times has been really gigantic that is why a railway line and an underground line were also added.

“The system consists of 43 stations along two lines: the Sukhumvit Line running northwards and eastwards, terminating at Mo Chit and Kheha respectively, and the Silom Line which serves Silom and Sathon Roads, the central business district of Bangkok, terminating at National Stadium and Bang Wa.”

Read more: https://thethaiger.com/thai-life/top-10/top-ten-things-to-know-about-the-bangkok-skytrain-bts