The southern islands of Thailand are the ultimate destination for a luxury beach escape. And on this 12-night luxury beach holiday, we’ve left no stone unturned and found the most pristine, deserted beaches for you to lie back on and a few spots for a bit of adventure. Enjoy the freshest Thai seafood and enjoy a cooking lesson so you can wow your friends with your skills. Staying at some of our favourite coastal havens we’ll have you exploring hidden coves by canoe and diving down into the ocean before you know it, heading back to your hotel just in time for a spa treatment or two.
We’ll fly you into Bangkok airport where you’ll be VIP fast-tracked, beating the crowds and saving your precious holiday time. From here it’s straight down to the stunning islands of Koh Lanta. On arrival, you’ll be taken to your first haven, the Pimalai resort. on the edge of the Mo Koh Lanta National Park. Located in one of the most striking diving locations in the world, you’re in the prime position to take advantage of the resort’s dive centre and head underwater. For those wanting to keep your head above water, you can spend a day bobbing between gorgeous coves in a canoe, or take a sunset cruise and enjoy the marvellous silhouettes of the island with a tropical cocktail in hand. Of course, no luxury holiday to Thailand would be complete without a chance to cook up a storm with expert chefs. We’ll organize for you to have a lesson in authentic Thai cooking. Learn all the skills you need to make a fragrant Thai curry from scratch and wow your dinner party guests when you return.Read more
Exotic coconut groves
When you’ve dried off a bit from your sea adventures, a speedboat will be waiting to take you to your next destination. You’ll be taken up to Krabi and the Rayavadee hotel. Built within exotic coconut groves and looking out onto the waterfront, you’ll feel like you’ve been taken to paradise. Rayavadee is home to one of the most unique spas in Thailand. Choose from spa treatments drawing on ancient Thai healing traditions which will be tailored to your needs. Sit back, relax and completely unwind into your holiday.
For a unique experience that’ll take you off the tourist track, take a boat over to Railay Bay. Cut off from the mainland due to the high limestone cliffs, this is a climbers utopia. If you prefer to stay rooted to the ground, the beaches here are so secluded it’s likely you’ll be the only one laying back on the soft sand.
After a few tranquil days at the Rayavadee, you’ll be back in the boat and zooming up to Koh Phi Phi for a handful of nights at the peaceful Zeavola. Stroll around, sandal-free on the soft sands of the resort and revel in the endless views across the water. With a spattering of deserted islands in the vicinity, the Zeavola specializes in local island hopping getaways by long boat. Play Robinson Crusoe for the day on your own deserted beach but with a few added luxuries.
Desert island dining
For your final few days, we’ve saved one of our favourite hideaways. The beautiful Six Senses Yao Noi resort is perched overlooking the sweeping panoramas of Phang Nga Bay, of Ko Yao Noi island. With some of the most startling views of the limestone mountains rising out of the ocean, this resort is the perfect place to end your Thai beach odyssey. Try your hand at kayaking through dense mangrove forests, where you can spot the incredible array of wildlife, or we can arrange a private Muay Thai lesson for those looking to expel a little energy. For one last chance to experience the beautiful beaches and blissful isolation of the coast, we’ll arrange for you to be whisked away to a deserted beach which provides the perfect backdrop for a romantic picnic before heading back to the hustle and bustle of Bangkok for your flight home.