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Accommodation in Thailand
It’s one of the more well-known spots for a tropical vacation, and our site is here to help you hunt for great accommodation in all parts of Thailand. This unique and intriguing country is a cultural wonder, with plenty to offer in the form of interesting sights, historic buildings, pristine beaches and electrifying nightlife scenes.
In Koh Samui, you’ll find a naturally beautiful location with beaches for sunbathing and families to spend quality time under the sun. Then there is the eclectic blend of brilliant temples, grand palaces, bustling markets and active nightlife found in Bangkok, a city well known for being an endless source of entertainment.
Things to see
Head to Koh Samui and you’ll find popular beaches like Chaweng, the largest beach with plenty of amenities and Lamai, the ‘second’ most popular beach that’s also filled with nightlife activity, great restaurants and well equipped resorts. Chaweng hosts a few diving shops that are very well equipped to handle both individual and group diving trips. This is a great way to indulge in the clear waters that Koh Samui has been so blessed with. You can also find a couple of spas to help knead the daily stresses away, and when that’s done, enjoy some light bites at nearby cafes.
Vacationers seeking retail therapy will find Bangkok a great spot to visit. The hotter shopping pots include MBK Centre and Siam Centre, where you can find fashionable apparel below the average rate, along with high-end fashion that offer just as attractive prices. Along many of the streets, you can find several stalls selling interest street food like insects of all sorts. Here you’ll also find T-shirts and various touristy souvenirs that just might be tacky enough to bring home.
Hotels in Thailand
If you have ever browsed hotels in Thailand, you’ll know that it’s a massive market with abundant choices. There are over 60,000 rooms in just Koh Samui itself, with the numbers climbing when you hit Phuket and even more in Bangkok. Even in the budget category, you can find beach resorts, hotels and hostels to choose from. Other choices include family resorts, boutique hotels, luxurious villas, comfy inns and apartments for long-term stays.
Where to stay
In Bangkok, Siam Square is the main district for shopping, sightseeing and eating. So tourists looking for everything in one place will be very pleased here. Naturally, the accommodation prices will be a little higher, but our site will help with finding great deals. Attractions here include museums, culture centres and even one of the largest aquariums around. Accommodation in this district is available for all budget and preferences so just because it’s centralised, it doesn’t mean exorbitant.
For those visiting Koh Samui, Chaweng is the hotspot for tourists who are looking to party the nights away, featuring plenty of watering holes and dining shacks. The crowd here is a unique mix of luxury-seekers and backpacking fun-seekers, so basically different tastes coming together. The white-sanded beach surrounded by emerald-blue waters that are perfect for snorkelling, kayaking, swimming or just plain wading. You can reach nearby islands just by walking through shallow waters, looking at small fishes swimming past and looking for scraps of food at the same time.
How to get to Thailand
Several countries don’t require a visa when visiting Thailand, and visitors from countries like Argentina, South Korea and Chile can stay up to 90 days without a visa. The main gateways by air include international airports in Bangkok and Phuket, servicing almost every airline that travels to Asia. The main airline is Thai Airways.