Beach meets Bustle
Beach meets Bustle on this epic 2-week trip for 2 to the country as fingerlickin’ good as the street food it’s famous for – Thailand. Start your adventure on the stunning sun kissed shores of either Phuket (in summer) or Koh Samui (in winter – to avoid the monsoon season and all that jazz) for 10 days of 5-star beachy luxury before venturing to the bustling markets and glittering temples of Bangkok. Swim in crystal clear seas, snorkel over vibrant coral reefs teaming with schools of fish, race out to the horizon and back on your own jet ski or relax with a treatment or 12 at an award-winning spa listening to the waves gently lapping on the tropical Thai shore. You’ll fully recharge your batteries before hitting up the crazy but incredible capital for 4 unforgettable nights.
Regarded as the street food capital of the world, Bangkok is sure to set your taste buds, along with every other one of your senses, alight. Get lost in the countless food markets and street stalls dotted about the city, learn the secrets of Thai cooking on a half day workshop we’ve included, hop on a tuk tuk and head out to explore the tiny lanes of Chinatown, or let the Skytrain escort you to Sukhumvit when the sun dips below the horizon for a night out you’ll never forget. This city and its incredible people, culture, and food will leave your heart racing, face beaming and mouth definitely watering.
This prize includes:
We’ll be treating you and a lucky plus one to return premium economy flights from London to Bangkok, Thailand. We’ll also include return economy tickets from Bangkok to either Koh Samui or Phuket, depending on which you choose.
To avoid the monsoon season, we’re suggesting you head to Koh Samui in the summer or Phuket in the winter – both 5-star resorts, because why not?
For the winter fish among us, your Phuket option is just as out of this world as The Lamai Samui. You and your mate will be spending 10 nights with breakfast and dinner in an equally surreal pool villa at the 5-star Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort overlooking the scenic Mackham Bay on Phuket island. 3 swimming pools, 4 restaurants, water sports, a superb gym, and the highest-rated spa on the island make up this stunning resort and you’ll have access to it all. We’re not convinced you’ll want to leave, but there’s a regular shuttle bus to the vibrant Phuket Town and Central Festival Phuket Shopping Mall in case you fancy exploring.
After 10 days of beachfront bliss, you’ll be whisked back to Bangkok where the luxury continues. You’ll be treated to 4 nights at the 5-star Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen’s Park located in the heart of the city. Explore all the cities most popular downtown attractions and stores on foot or access the Skytrain just minutes away. Relax after a long day of exploring in the incredible pool and day spa or tuck into mouth watering cuisines in one of the onsite restaurants serving award winning Chinese, Japanese and Thai dishes.
Fancy summer in Koh Samui? Well get ready to experience the island to the max on an epic 7-hour wild jungle safari tour! You’ll get picked up from your hotel in an authentic 4x4 ex-army jeep and taken on a spectacular adventure up into the mountain and through the Jungle of Koh Samui and then down the other side. You’ll see the famous Grandfather and Grandmother rocks, swim in the largest waterfall on the island, experience two zip line cable rides and enjoy a sumptuous Thai lunch in a mountain-top restaurant with breathtaking views of the island. Finish it all up with a visit to Buddha’s Magic Garden before heading toward the iconic Big Buddha for that picture-perfect moment.
Phuket more your vibe? Well slap on some SPF because we’re sending you on an incredible island-hopping boat trip aboard a luxury catamaran. Take in the beaut views of the Phuket coastline en route to Banana Beach on Coral Island for some epic watersports. Take a break and enjoy a delicious lunch at the Horn Bill Restaurant before sailing toward Racha Yai island to spend some time snorkeling or swimming in the crystal-clear water, sunbathing on the powdery white sand beaches or relaxing in luxury on board. Finish it all up enjoying the sunset at Koh Lone, one of Phuket’s top sunset spots.
End your trip learning the secrets of Thai cooking with an incredible half-day class at the world-renowned Blue Elephant Cooking School in Bangkok. Explore the amazing universe of Thai produce and spices at a local market before learning to prepare 4-5 recipes. You’ll leave with a culinary certificate and at least a year’s worth of dinner party plans!
We’ll cover all your transfers and throw in up to £400 spending money to make your trip even more memorable!