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Where to Stay

Golden Buddha Beach Resort, Koh Phra Pong, 180 km from Phuket
Vogue
Regarded as Asia's finest eco-resort, Golden Buddha Beach Resort features 28 private villas on 12 miles of deserted beach on the Andaman island o ...
Rachamanikha, Chiang Mai
DailyCandy
"Feel like a Thai one-percenter with private cottage-like rooms with ancient, period details. The common areas are so sublime that you’ll ...
Howie's HomeStay, Chiang Mai, Himalayan foothills
Financial Times
Small, super-luxe private villa rental.  The FT says this pavilion suite of this dream house in the Himalayan foothills of Mae Rim (outside ...
The Sarajin, south, Phang Nga
British Harper's Bazaar, British Harper's Bazaar
Best romantic resort in Thailand for a honeymoon, according to Harper's Bazaar in November 2011.  The Sarajin, In Phang Nga, boasts an amazi ...
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Idyllic Concept Resort, Koh Lipe island
Tatler
Tatler reports, "Scandinavians know all about the island of Koh Lipe (such a good sign), and hip Europeans are just beginning to make their way ...
Thanyamundra Organic Resort, Khao Sok
Financial Times
Sustainable resort in Khao Sok, an area of Thailand until now off the luxury travel circuit and more known for its lush nature .   ...
Soneva Kiri by Six Senses, East Coast, Koh Kood
British Harper's Bazaar, Financial Times
In the attached review for the FT, Claire Wrathall writes, "In the lexicon of travel-industry hyperbole, few adjectives are less compatible than ...
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Kirimaya Golf Resort Spa, Khao Yai National Park, two hours Bangkok
Our Friends
Good side trip from Bangkok, golf resort two hours away. "Kirimaya Golf Resort Spa is as close as it gets to a luxury safari in Asia. Exuding warm, ...
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Muthi Maya, Khao Yai National Park, two hours Bangkok
Our Friends
Two hours away by car from Bangkok.  "At the foothills of the UNESCO-protected Khao Yai National Park within a two-hour drive of Bangkok, Muth ...
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Six Senses Hideaway Samui, Koh Samui
Our Friends
"With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea and outlying island tropics, Six Senses Hideaway Samui ’s private wooden villas provide as ...
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Kamalaya, Koh Samui
British Harper's Bazaar, British Harper's Bazaar, Tatler
Kamalaya is a wellness sanctuary and holistic spa in Koh Samui, Thailand. Tatler says "this is sophisticated holistic living in a tropical zon ...
The Racha, Racha Yai Island
Our Friends
"Luminescent turquoise water and a powdery-white beach on a tiny island south of Phuket create a classic postcard backdrop for The Racha. Pared dow ...
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Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai
Financial Times, DailyCandy
Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi is a DailyCandy 2008 honeymoon / romantic pick. "Live Northern Thailand at its beyond-belief best: opulent 14th-centu ...
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Evason Hua Hin, Hua Hin, 200 km south of Bangkok
Financial Times
The FT raved about this eco-friendly beach resort on 20 landscaped acres in Hua Hin, about 200km south of Bangkok, where Thailand’s royal famil ...
Alila Cha-Am, Gulf of Thailand, NW
Wallpaper
Wallpaper praised the cutting-edge architecture and the well-appointed spa of Alila Cha-Am, a swanky, new resort on the north-west coast of the Gul ...
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Chiva-Som, Hua Kin, 185 km from Bangkok
Financial Times, Financial Times
The FT calls Chiva=Som "the mother of Asian destination spas....where burnt-out overachievers rock up sans cigarettes and leave their ...
Four Seasons Tented Camp, Golden Triangle
Vanity Fair, Financial Times, Town and Country, Vanity Fair, Vogue
Vogue calls Four Seasons Tented Camp  "one of the most sumptuous and unusual properties in Southeast Asia." First, it comes wit ...
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X2, Kuri Buri, 3 hrs from Bangkok
Wallpaper
In April 2008, Wallpaper announced, "A new playground for Bangkok's elite, X2 in Kuri Buri brings discreet urban chic to the beach." 23 villas ...
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Costa Lanta, Lanta Yai Island, Andaman Sea
Vogue
A Vogue pick which just happens to be a good value choice. New resort made from polished concrete and recycled timber from colonial houses.  20 &qu ...
Villa Beige, Koh Samui
Wallpaper
"Five white modernist boxes playfully interlocked on a lush jungle-clad cliff above the Gulf of Thailand," says Wallpaper.   As the ...
Sila Evason Hideaway & Spa, Koh Samui
British Harper's Bazaar
Harper's Bazaar's "green" [eco] pick for Thailand, located in a "dreamy" corner of Samui island. The resort has been recognized by G ...
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Where to Eat

Nikki Beach Koh Samui, Koh Samui
Financial Times
Koh Samui outpost of the St. Tropez club. Quite the scene, if you seek that on the island. 16 villas are also available for accommodation. Learn more ab ...