Thailand lures travelers who want an exotic vacation with a dash of culture and history thrown in. A travel to the land of smiles is always packed with an extra ingredient of the following; fun, mysterious and tropical, cultured and historic, Thailand emits a golden shade from its glittering temples and tropical beaches through to the soothing Thai smile. Whether visitors elect to stay in the main city like Bangkok for a shopping spree or perchance at one of the beach resorts such as Phuket or Pattaya for an absolute relaxation, there is always that perfect and luxurious hotel to match the personality and lifestyle of the guest. At the recent years, many International renowned celebrities and politicians have been seen staying at their chosen hotels in Thailand. To name a few are Ryan Gosling, Barrack Obama and Super Junior. Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Gosling stayed in Bangkok during the filming ‘Only God Forgives’. He chose to stay at The Regis, Bangkok, Thailand during the whole period of shooting. Well, the second on our list is not a celebrity but yes, he is a high profile individual and is very much popular in the whole world. The President of the United States of America, Barrack Obama have stayed at the Four Seasons Hotel and by that we are pretty sure that this hotel knows perfectly how to cater to one of the most experienced and sophisticated of guests out there! Last but not the least, if you are a big fan of K-Pop, you will have no problem identifying the next name. A Korean K-pop group, Super Junior are faced with 1000s of screaming fans wherever they go in the world, so for peace and quiet in Thailand, they chose Dusit Tani for their stay. Now, let us take a glimpse at the top 10 most luxurious hotels in Thailand. It is pretty normal that traveling to Thailand is often associated with anything that is ‘cheap’, but we can rest assure that there is nothing ‘cheap’ with the price tags of the hotels below.
1) The St. Regis Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Exquisitely styled and lavishly appointed, the accommodations at the St. Regis Bangkok define sophisticated luxury. Timeless elegance and personalized warmth fill these spacious rooms and suites. After exploring the splendid vintages of high-class beverages and perhaps savor the most exquisite gourmet stylings in their eminent restaurants, revitalize at the élite Elemis Spa, or toast to a memorable event in their superbly appointed function rooms; staying at the St. Regis Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand will make each stay a memorable real life fantasy.
Most expensive room: THB 274805.00 (RM 31977.46)
2) Sri Panwa – Phuket, Thailand
Scattered within 40 acres of lavish, tropical surroundings, Sri Panwa offers splendid accommodations of the highest quality, maximum privacy, and superior service. The 52 villas and the Estate’s public areas have exquisite panoramic views. The Tropical Contemporary interiors embrace the essence of the jungle and ocean surroundings with the modern comforts of luxury living. The villas are designed to feel like private homes. This piece of heaven is ultimately designed to offer both a chilled out and party ambiance. All the villas and the surrounding common areas have top quality surround sound entertainment systems and iPods loaded with music to suit any vibe. All pool villas offer panoramic ocean views. Many guests choose Sri Panwa it offers services for boating and private pier all year round. World-class cruising, island hopping, snorkeling, and scuba diving are just minutes away. Sri Panwa has two tennis courts and a fully equipped gym, both with private instructors on standby to cater those sports enthusiasts on vacation.
Most expensive room: THB 235000.00 (RM 27390.62)
3) Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand
Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui, Thailand is an away-from-it-all hillside resort on the magical Gulf of Siam. Expansive Thai villas are splendidly bounded in tropical gardens, conserved coconut groves and the amphitheater of sky, sea and islands. Visitors can opt to enjoy the forest spa, dine at hillcrest or on the beachside. Splash in the private bay and explore a pristine world of beaches, reefs, rainforest, and the sunshine. Celebrate the wonders of Thailand through the hospitality of this remarkable resort!
Most expensive room: THB 162000.00 (RM 18882.04)
4) Wanakarn Beach Resort and Spa, Thaimuang Beach, Thailand
Wanakarn Beach Resort & Spa, a proud member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux, is situated on 15 acres of pristine beachfront land facing endless white beaches and the clear blue waters of the Andaman Sea. It is set in a tranquil and peaceful environment. It offers the discerning traveler complete relaxation and an escape from the outside world while being pampered in true Thai style. Amenities include a generously sized en-suite bathroom including walk-in wardrobe, built-in Jacuzzi and in and outdoor showers. Guests can choose to savor a wide selection of premium teas, drinks and tropical cocktails are available at The Bar, The Lobby Bar, and The Pool Bar throughout the day, and enjoying a pre-dinner drink on the Sunset Terrace while watching the sun set over the Andaman Seas with sparkling twin reflections. The hotels infamous restaurant, The Twin Waters Restaurant offers an exceptionally well stocked Cave with wines from around the world and mouthwatering Thai fusion cuisine created by award-winning Executive Chef Ratchaneeporn Dapachutisan. Up to enjoy a relaxing time at the spa? The full-service spa is operated by renowned Sukko Spa and offers a range of traditional and exotic therapies and treatments. Also, on offer is a floodlit tennis court and a state-of-the-art-equipped fitness center, and the extensive grounds and the endless beach are excellent for a refreshing morning run. For lazy hours in the sun, there are two beaches to choose from in addition to the large infinity-edge main pool. Expect nothing but only the best service from this resort.
Most expensive room: THB 109693.20 (RM 12785.38)
5) Dusit Thani Pattaya – Pattaya, Thailand
Dusit Thani Pattaya hotel occupies the prized location within the international beach resort city of Pattaya. Combining the natural glees of sun, sea and sand with the amusing and excitement of a metropolis. Pattaya serves as a perfect venue for world-class conventions, seminars, and meetings. Set within a garden enclave, the luxury hotel offers easy access to the attractions of town as well as a serene escape of panoramic ocean sceneries. At the Dusit Thani Pattaya hotel, a host of splendid facilities await; luxurious accommodation, spacious suites with private balconies and sea fronts. The Dusit Club Room and Dusit Grand Room with their blend of business-style fittings and facilities combined with first-rate benefits and legendary Thai service, provide the ultimate way to mix business with pleasure. This is the perfect place for a businessman who anticipate pleasure while doing business.
Most expensive room: THB 105900.00 (12343.26)
6) Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand
Welcome to Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand. Amid exotic bamboo jungles, where three countries meet, enjoy hours interacting with elephants – training and trekking – in this unforgettable experience for active adults and teens. It possesses 15 tented accommodations which are highly unique and luxurious. It is complete with hand-hammered copper bathtubs that echo the romantic spirit of the 19th-century explorers. All-inclusive Four Seasons adventures cover every single important detail, from drinks and dining to river boat excursions to meeting and mingling with the local hill tribes.
Most Expensive Room: THB 98000 (RM 11422.47)
7) The Sukhothai Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Recapturing the splendor of an ancient age, The Sukhothai mixes contemporary style with the essence of old-world opulent charm. A haven of calm set amid six acres of greenery and water ponds in the hectic ambiance of Bangkok. Once inside its classically elegant grounds, guests are quite literally far from the madding crowds. The great accent is put on providing personalized and quality service. Dining is an ultimate pleasure at The Sukhothai’s world class restaurants & bars. Colonnade all-day dining restaurant, the adjacent Zuk Bar, La Scala Italian restaurant, Pool Terrace Cafe & Bar offers health drinks and light menus. On-site leisure facilities include a fully-equipped spa, a health club with gym, Jacuzzi, sauna, steam bath and whirlpool, a 25-metre swimming pool, a squash court, floodlit tennis court and a beauty salon. Open in November, Spa Botanica encompassed 7 treat rooms with en-suite steam room and Jacuzzis, located in a peaceful garden setting. Sounds perfect for those who are longing to stay in a quaint place that possesses everything which screams high – end!
Most expensive room: THB 80000 (RM 9324.47)
8) InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort – Koh Samui, Thailand
The InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort is situated on the former site of Baan Taling Ngam Resort and it has a legendary status as Koh Samui’s first ever luxury resort of grand dame stature. Baan Taling Ngam means, “home on a beautiful cliff,” perfectly defines InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort. The spectacular 22-acre address is effortlessly positioned on a cliff with prime beachfront. It has 79 guestrooms, suites and beachfront villas with private plunge pools, and feature extraordinary vistas across the famous “Five Islands” and Angthong National Park. In addition to the property’s signature Air Bar, the resort features 7 designer pools, a private beach, world-class banqueting and the expansive Baan Thai Spa which is raised 120 meters above sea level. Well-loved through the years by tasteful travelers who have come across the world to this serene destination, the Baan Taling Ngam legend is perfectly highlighted with InterContinental Hotels & Resorts.
Most expensive room: THB 77500.00 (RM 9033.08)
9) W Retreat Koh Samui – Koh Samui, Thailand
Sunshine, sands, and everything nice. Swaying hammocks, gourmet tastings, blue water, and pristine beaches. Dazzling with charm, W Retreat Koh Samui is the personification of a tropical retreat, a heavenly haven in the Gulf of Thailand. It is surrounded by sumptuous foliage and without any doubt the secluded villa is miles away from the business of daily life; with all of W’s signature pampering at one’s fingertips. Stylishly designed to fit into the natural tropical landscape, indulge in modern luxury amid spectacular nature. Guests can venture to the oceanfront for a traditional Thai massage or cool off at the pool bar, or perhaps just kick back in the W Lounge.
Most expensive room: THB 75300.00 (RM 8776.65)
10) Hilton Pattaya, Pattaya, Thailand
Hilton Pattaya is a chic and trendy hotel. Soaring 34 levels above Pattaya’s Central Festival Pattaya Beach, it claims the spot of South East Asia’s largest beachfront shopping complex. Hilton Pattaya bids contemporary luxury alongside instant access to local beaches, shops, restaurants, and other fun attractions. Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK) is located only 90 minutes from this amazing hotel. All of the spacious accommodations at this Pattaya destination hotel are equipped with balconies, HD TVs, and high-speed internet access. Contemporary audiovisual equipment, a business center and professional catering and meeting team members will definitely ensure a triumphant event. Enjoy succulent seafood in Flare or sip cocktails in Drift bar. Swim in the landscaped outdoor infinity pool, work out in the 24-hour fitness center or perhaps just enjoy a refreshing treatment in the spa. There are a variety of recreational activities within easy reach of the hotel, including golf, watersports, and horse riding. The Hilton Pattaya hotel is also close to Pattaya’s cultural, sports and entertainment attractions. If you want it all, Hilton Pattaya has it all!
Most expensive room: THB 46224.00 (RM 5387.68)
After reading Tripez’s list of The Top 10 Most Luxurious Hotels in Thailand, we are pretty sure you are inspired. Well, at least, you have an idea of the budget you need to have in order to experience a top-notch escapade in the Land of Smiles. Make sure you book your stay with Tripfez for some shocking discounts! For now, go get yourself a nice soak in the jacuzzi or go get a good massage at the Spa!