Where to travel in Asia this Songkran 2022
Since the Thai New Year is just around the corner, here’s where to travel in Thailand and Asia this Songkran 2022.
With Songkran less than two weeks away, here are some travel ideas on where to travel domestically and abroad in April 2022. Although we focus on destinations within Thailand, we also have destinations beyond the borders, as more and more countries are reopening without quarantine requirements.
Koh Samui, Thailand for a family vacation
If you are planning to celebrate Songkran 2022 with your family, consider flying to the beautiful island that is Koh Samui. Home to an array of gorgeous beaches, fine dining and luxury resorts, an interesting tropical getaway is guaranteed here. Here’s where to stay in Koh Samui with your loved ones.
Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui
First up we have the Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui. Here, the green of the jungle contrasts with the blue of the ocean, providing the ultimate tropical getaway. The long range of services and amenities make it a great place for families to spend some quality time together. Think water sports, a Muay Thai ring, a library and more.
Melia Koh Samui
Located not far from Samui International Airport, Meliá Koh Samui is a bright, beautiful, and airy property on Chaoeng Mon Beach. The beautiful beachfront resort is furnished with nautical design, boasts a contemporary architectural design ethos and serves international delicacies by the sea.
Centara Reserve Samui
If you and your family want to explore a newly opened property, book a stay at Samui’s beautiful Centara Reserve. Centara’s first ultra-luxury resort is here to impress with its colonial aesthetic, contemporary allure, and a plethora of accommodation options. For the ultimate family vacation, secure one of the villa options: the ‘Reserve Pool Villa’ or the ‘Reserve Ocean Pool Villa’.
Krabi, Thailand for a nature retreat
If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, get away to Krabi. Abundant greenery, white sand beaches, incredible islands, breathtaking sunsets – Krabi is ideal for a quiet retreat in nature. Here’s where to stay in Krabi.
Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve
When in la belle province, consider booking a stay at this beautiful property, Phulay Bay, A Ritz-Carlton Reserve. Nestled on the shores of the Andaman Sea, this luxurious sanctuary is where mountain meets sea and nature meets culture. For accommodation, you have a choice of villas and pavilions, all of which beautifully pay homage to traditional Thai design.
Apart from being filled with nature, Rayavadee is also filled with adventures and activities, so you won’t experience a dull moment during your stay here. Set amidst tropical foliage, the 100-pavilion property offers recreation as well as gentle adventures. For those who wish to fully immerse themselves in nature, Rayavadee is also a great place for forest bathing.
Pimalai Resort & Spa
Set amidst lush tropical forests on Koh Lanta, Pimalai Resort & Spa is perfect for travelers looking to spend their vacation on an island. Spanning nearly a mile of beachfront stretch, the mountainous luxury resort is a pure 100-acre paradise for nature lovers and beach lovers.
Hua Hin, Thailand for a tropical getaway near Bangkok
For travelers who wish to travel not too far from the capital, we recommend that you go to Hua Hin ce Songkran. A favorite destination for locals and internationals alike, Hua Hin is ideal for a tropical getaway while being close to home. Here’s where to stay in the charming seaside town.
V Villas Hua Hin – MGallery
Located in the heart of Hua Hin, V Villas Hua Hin – MGallery is a private haven that offers luxury vacations in a serene setting. The property’s location makes it convenient for exploring the area while the property’s luxurious amenities make it wonderfully suited for deep relaxation.
Baba Beach ClubHua Hin
For ultimate privacy, Baba Beach Club Hua Hin offers an exclusive collection of luxury pool villas designed to accommodate small and large groups alike. From three bedroom pool villas designed in a colonial revival style to five bedroom pool villas equipped with private sunset balconies, this property guarantees a quality tropical escape.
SO/ Sofitel Hua Hin
We end our list of recommended properties in Hua Hin with a luxury hotel with an artistic aesthetic, the SO/ Sofitel Hua Hin. This chic and contemporary hotel will not fail to inspire you during your stay with its polychrome furniture and summery hues.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for a vacation steeped in history
For those looking to travel beyond Thailand’s borders, Vietnam is an option to consider since quarantine on arrival is no longer a requirement. If you love a vacation rich in history and culture, Ho Chi Minh City is the place to be this Songkran. Here’s where to stay in Vietnam’s largest city.
Park Hyatt Saigon
At Park Hyatt Saigon, expect an urban luxury property with sophisticated design, high-end restaurants, and French colonial-style architecture. All in all, expect a personalized luxury experience in the heart of the city.
The Reverie Saigon
For rooms with stunning cityscapes and upscale Italian design, book a stay at The Reverie Saigon. With one foot in Asia and the other in Europe, the property’s five distinctive restaurants offer a wide range of cuisines, including contemporary Italian dishes and gourmet Chinese dishes, perfect for discerning diners looking to embark on an adventure. culinary during their stay.
Mia Saigon – Luxury Boutique Hotel
If you prefer something a little more intimate but still luxurious, Mia Saigon is a property to consider. The luxury boutique hotel is located minutes from vibrant downtown Ho Chi Minh City, so guests can also explore nearby attractions.
Bali, Indonesia for a wellness stay
Our second destination outside of Thailand is the beautiful island of Bali in Indonesia. A recognized and revered place for seductive retreats, the province is the ideal place for a spiritual stay filled with well-being. Here’s where to stay in Bali.
Four Seasons Resort Bali in Jimbaran Bay
Sheltered in a tranquil bay along three miles of sand, the villas at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay channel an authentic Balinese village where guests are invited to bask in unparalleled views and become one with the nature. The heritage-rich resort town emphasizes the island’s stunning landscapes and inimitable culture.
Alila Villas Uluwatu
For secluded luxury, we recommend spending your nights at Alila Villas Uluwatu. This contemporary and lavish resort is home to several types of stays, including Pool Villas, Hillside Villas, and Cliffside Villas, all equipped with top-notch amenities and services. The resort’s spa offers holistic wellness and the restaurants are designed with an exclusive ambience.
Six senses Uluwatu
Relax in serenity and nature at Six Senses Uluwatu with stunning views of the Indian Ocean and landscapes that offer sustainability-focused design and unparalleled opulence. In terms of wellness, the resort offers a range of wellness programs and treatments, providing you with a rejuvenating and holistic experience during your stay.