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So Sofitel Bangkok is known for their creative events, but they have truly outdone themselves this time, with a mega-feast of unlimited wine and the best cheese!
The Westin pool party is hosted at the Westin pool terrace rooftop area and will combine an action-packed pool party in Bangkok with a host of live-DJs who will play some cool tunes.
For centuries, artisans have used the material from squid and similar creatures to create molds. Discover a tried and true method for casting jewellery at Atelier Rudee. Learn how to use cuttlebone to create moulds for your jewellery creations.
The Full Moon Party is a monthly event with a global reach. The monthly parties take place on Koh Phangan beach in Southern Thailand.
When you want to catch some live bands in Bangkok in September 2020, the Mature Festival Bangkok 1st will be taking place at Voice Space and will be a music lover’s paradise. This 1-day festival will take place at the venue on 5th September 2020 and will showcase several local bands playing live in Bangkok.
Rugby is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world and is surprisingly becoming very popular throughout Asia. The Phuket International Rugby Tens 2020 tournament will be taking place at Thanyapura Health & Sports Resort from 2 to 4 October 2020.
‘Circuit Festival Asia’ returns to Thailand after their mega launch party and festival last year. The huge LGBT music festival consists of 4 massive events with a world-class guestlist. attracting crowds from across Asia and beyond!
Phuket Vegetarian festival coincides with the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar and is predominantly a Chinese-influenced festival. This year’s event, as always, will take place in the heart of Phuket Town from 16 October 2020 to 25 October 2020.
The Asian Wellness Conference 2020 will be taking place in Bangkok at The Knowledge Exchange: KX from 30 October 2020 until 1 November 2020. If you are already a fan of yoga, dance, Pilates and spiritual betterment, you do not want to miss this celebration of exercise, yoga and new age beliefs in Bangkok.
The Thailand International Dog Show 2020 is the largest exhibition in ASEAN nations that promotes dag care and products. The event will be taking place at the IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, on 5 November 2020 to 8 November 2020.
If you are looking for a reason to visit the region this year, the Glow Fest Krabi 2020 is taking place at the Dusit Thani Krabi Beach Resort in the middle of the year. This Krabi event will be taking place on 14 November 2020.
TEDxChiangMai is easily one of the most fascinating organizations in the world. People know for its talks and lectures that sprawl across many localized areas and cover all manner of subjects.
Thailand is home to some of the biggest and best regattas in SE-Asia, and not many are bigger than the Samui Regatta 2020. This prestigious regatta will be taking place at Chaweng Beach Koh Samui. The event will take place over a week-long period between 23 May and 30 May 2020.
If you are a golf fanatic living or holidaying in Thailand, one of the coolest Thailand golf events in the first quarter of 2021 is the Amari Hua Hin Skins Golf Week. This exciting golf event will take place between 20 and 25 March 2021.
Will the S2O Festival soak Bangkok again from 11-13 April 2021 as we remember this Bangkok Music Festival? The S2O Songkran Festival is one of Thailand’s and more likely the world’s wettest soaking party where tens of thousands of litres water will squirt and where the crowd will get soaked to the beats and bones.
Koh Samui is once again the exotic backdrop for the Koh Samui Regatta where more than 300 sailors from different countries will compete together in the final event of the 17th Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championship from 22-29 May 2021.
Centara World Masters Golf Championship will take place from 6 – 12 June 2021 in Hua Hin, Thailand. In just four years’ time, Centara World Masters have become a fast-growing event for golf enthusiasts with golf tournaments and social events.
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Bangkok Island is a large, open-air boat party venue, available for a diverse range of events, exhibitions and conferences. The venue was very recently renovated and boasted a dynamic range of facilities that provide an incredibly distinctive and unique event location.
The Bangkok Island, Bangkok Dock, Charoen Krung Soi 57, Bangkok, Thailand
Live is the new party venue on RCA. After a renovation, Live is the new nightclub and party venue on Royal City Avenue or RCA in Bangkok.
Live Rama 9 Rd. Bangkok, Thailand
Sugar Club is one of the most popular late-night clubs on Sukhumvit Soi 11 in the heart of Bangkok. They are known for local and international DJ’s playing mainly Hip Hop and R&B tunes but also have EDM and party anthems to keep the crowds jumping.
37 Soi Sukhumvit 1/1, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110
Above Eleven rooftop bar is, dare we say, Bangkok’s premium rooftop bar. And in a city with literally dozens of places to drink on the roof – that is some title. Located on Sukhumvit Soi 11 (hence the name Above Eleven), this swanky bar-slash-restaurant boasts gorgeous panoramic views over downtown Bangkok from 32 floors up.
Fraser Suites 38/8 ซอย สุขุมวิท แขวง คลองตันเหนือ Watthana, Bangkok 10110
Superflow is an integrated food and party concept. An outdoor beach set up in the heart of Bangkok gives you the perfect holiday feeling before you start your Thailand holiday. The club is open from the morning until late night and offers a mixture of choices for your inner being.
9 Thanon Khao San Rd, Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
Ce La Vi is a fantastic all-in-one place to eat, drink, party and soak up some cool city views from above. Formerly called ‘Ku De Ta’ (they had to change their name for legal reasons), this two-story venue is spread over the 39th and 40th floors of Sathorn Square Complex in the middle of Bangkok’s Central Business District.
Sathorn Square Tower 39FL ✖ 98 Sathorn Square Building, North Sathorn Road Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
Maggie Choo’s Bangkok is located under the Novotel Fenix Silom and is known as a cool and trendy nightlife spot that merges an inviting atmosphere and a décor that implements artistic Chinese influences.
320 Silom Rd, Silom, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
Future Factory Bangkok features an exhibition in its gallery. Future Factory Bangkok has an open, white space perfect for showcasing art.
Future Factory Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400
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Keemala Resort in Phuket invites guests to experience the serenity of rainforest-situated pool villas, surrounded by lush gardens and nature. Keemala fuses Thai culture with incredible experiences for relaxation and enjoyment. From spa treatments, delicious food and holistic programs; Keemala is an enchanting hideaway within easy reach of Phuket’s famous tourist attractions.
Keemala Resort Phuket, 10/88 Moo 6, Nakasud Road, Kamala, Kathu, Phuket, 83150, Thailand
Siam Kempinski Hotel is proudly located in a prime area of downtown Bangkok and enjoys direct access to the famous Siam Paragon Shopping Mall. This stunning hotel gives business and leisure travellers the ideal base to explore Bangkok city, all within unique resort accommodation located in the central hub of the leisure and entertainment district.
Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, 991/9 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330
The Hyatt Regency Hua Hin Resort and Spa are well-known for its gardens, private beach, and the Barai Spa. The luxury resort is 4 kilometres away from shopping and 5 kilometres from the train station. Rooms include an open-air or enclosed balcony and sofa beds. Rooms include flat-screen TV, free WI-FI ,and I-Pod docks. Minibar and coffeemaker have also been included. Upgrade your room and get access to complimentary breakfast, drinks and snacks. Suites have separate living space. Some suites have private pools. Breakfast and free parking are included. There are 5 restaurants and bars, including a beach front restaurant and pool bar. A lagoon pool with a slide, a spa, and a gym complete the fun.
91 Hua Hin - Khao Takiap Road Hua Hin, Thailand, 77110
The 5-Star service and amenities await you at this beachfront Phuket paradise, set upon the stunning backdrop of Mai Khao Beach, Phuket. Just a short drive from the international airport, Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa presents elegance and luxury to a wildly idyllic setting.
Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa, 555, Mai Khao, Thalang District, Phuket 83110
Basking in a stunning hillside location with expansive sea-views at Kamala Beach, the Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort is a 5-star hotel that epitomizes the luxury Phuket hotel scene. With breathtaking views of the Andaman Ocean, this Phuket hotel merges modern luxury with timeless style. The resort comes equipped with a vast choice of hotel rooms, all with private balconies, flat-screen TVs with international channels, private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi internet and comfortable and modern interiors. This beautiful Phuket hotel is close to the island’s number-1 tourist attraction, the Phuket Fantasea Theme Park and comes with communal facilities that include a kid’s club, swimming pools, a spa, fitness center and a selection of restaurants serving all manner of cuisine styles. Enjoy those amazing sea-views while taking a drink or two in The Pool Bar. This is a hotel that offers untold luxury in the ultimate tropical Phuket location, perfect for those with an eye for class.
16/12 Moo 6, Tambon Kamala, Phuket 83150
Nikki Beach Resort Koh Samui’s accommodations drew inspiration from Thailand’s natural splendour. This splendour, combined with the Nikki Beach international brand of luxury, created a resort in Koh Samui to meet every visitor’s desire.
96/3 Moo2, Tambon Lipa Noi, Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani 84140
The Amari Watergate Hotel is known for their high-quality hotels with high-class facilities. Located in front of the Pratunam wholesale market and near to Siam Square, the Amari Watergate hotel represents a convenient hotel stay in the city. The hotel benefits from world-class onsite amenities such as an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, a 24-hour lobby and 5 restaurants. There is also free Wi-Fi internet for all guests. All the rooms are high-quality, coming equipped with either pool or garden views, and benefitting from in-room features such as minibars, bathrooms with bathtubs, 40-inch flat-screen TVs, DVD players and a high-end atmosphere. Take advantage of the Amari Watergate hotel’s sporting facilities with a squash court, fitness centre, a spa, and steam room. When you want to enjoy a city break in the heart of Bangkok City, this hotel is a popular choice for holidaymakers and business people alike.
New Petchburi Road Bangkapi, Huay Kwang
Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok Hotel is only a 6 minutes’ walk away from Asoke metro and the sky train station for you to easily traveling around Bangkok. This Bangkok hotel is set in the exclusive Sukhumvit district. From here you can reach easily the Queen Sirikit Convention Centre for business meetings or Pratunam market for shopping in Bangkok. Modern rooms and suites equipped with free Wi-Fi, TV flat screen, and minibar. Add to your comfort sofas, tea, and coffee making equipment and 24 hours room service. Upgraded rooms include private lounge access. A suite adds a separate living room and walk-in closets. This Bangkok hotel offers diverse dining in 7 restaurants and bars. A chic brasserie as well as a lounge with live jazz music. To complete your experience, sunbath near the outdoor pool, exercise or indulge in the spa. A business center and meeting rooms are available for corporate travelers.
489 Sukhumvit Road Khlong Toei Bangkok 10110
Siam Bayshore Resort & Spa is just a 1-minute walk from the beach, directly on Pattaya Beach Road, enjoying not only a convenient holiday location but also basking in stunning sea views and total privacy. The rooms at this prestigious hotel are Asian-inspired, coming with lots of teak wooden furnishings and bamboo/rattan features that really accentuate the tropical location of the resort. The hotel offers 2 outdoor swimming pools, 8 restaurants, a fitness centre, tropical gardens and the 5-star Lotus Spa of Siam. The rooms have stunning gardens and/or sea views with private balconies and terraces, minibars, bathrooms and free Wi-Fi internet. With a location in the heart of Pattaya Beach Road, Siam Bayshore is a short distance from bars, international restaurants, the beach and many convenience stores, making this one of the best holiday locations in the Pattaya region that merges calm and tranquility within close proximity to all the Western-style amenities you could possibly need for your holiday.
559 Beach Road, 20150 Ban Lamung, Chonburi, Pattaya
When you seek a true 5-star Bangkok hotel experience, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is the ultimate choice. Located in the heart of Bangkok City in the Thonglor district, close to the city’s best international shopping options and also near to lots of nightlife and restaurants, this stunning hotel merges luxury and convenience like no other. The hotel offers some luxurious modern rooms and suites with state-of-the-heart onsite facilities such as a cutting-edge spa, a fitness center, swimming pool, restaurant and a stunning roof-top bar with some of the most breathtaking skyline views of Bangkok City. Whether you are looking for somewhere stylish to stay in the city for business or fun, or to host an event or seminar, the Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit is one of the most stylish and luxurious 5-star hotels in Bangkok, providing an unforgettable stay that will elevate your Bangkok holiday experience to the next level and beyond.
2 Sukhumvit Road Soi 57 Klongtan Nua Wattana, Bangkok 10110
The Serenity Resort & Residences Phuket is nearby the Koh Chang Kata Safari elephant trekking and near the famous Wat Chalong Temple and beautifully overlooking the Andaman Sea. Serenity retains the tranquil scenes of Phuket’s past and offers a luxury boutique hotel experience in the peaceful Southeastern corner of Phuket. The refined rooms have free WI-FI and flat-screen TVs. Suites with living rooms, kitchens, and dining space, plus balconies with garden and/or sea views. A chic beachfront restaurant with a bar next to the outdoor pool for free breakfast or sunset drink. The resort offers a gym and spa. Activities include Thai longboat cruises, horseback riding, and kayaking.
14 Moo 5 Rawai Phuket 83130 Thailand
Asiatique The Riverfront in Bangkok merges both a stunning bazaar and mall experience and is a chic shopping spot in Bangkok in a beautiful riverfront location, as the name suggests.
2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem
Kata Rocks Resort & Residences are one of the most stunning and breathtaking condominium developments in Phuket. Located on a picturesque elevated hillside offering the most mesmerizing views of Kata Beach below and the Andaman Ocean, this 5-star resort is the perfect real estate or rental option when you seek earth-shattering brilliance. With a jaw-dropping selection of sea-view condos, and world-class facilities that include oceanfront dining options, luxury swimming pools, a state of the art fitness center and innovative spa, this development really is a game-changer. This award-winning development also hosts many 5-star luxury events such as pool parties, dining events and DJ parties that offers something unique in Phuket. Taking luxury lifestyle options to the next level, Kata Rocks is a one-of-its-kind resort that really does break the mold. Whether you are looking for a classy apartment or somewhere to see or host an event, choose Kata Rocks.
Kata Rocks Phuket, Kok Tanode Road Kata Mueng 83100 Phuket
The Tao Garden Health Spa & Resort is a high-quality, full-service and very tranquil health spa and clinic offering healing, workshops, certified doctors and relaxing treatments in a beautiful Northern setting.
Tao Garden Health Spa and Resort, 274/1 Moo 7 Luang Nua, Doi Saket, Chiang Mai-Chiang Rai Rd Chiang Mai, 50220 Thailand
So Sofitel is the name of one of Bangkok’s coolest hotels. As well as smart bedrooms and tasty daily brunch, this is also home to the city’s famous ‘So Pool Party’, held over the last Saturday of every month.
So Sofitel Bangkok, 2 North Sathorn Road, Bangrak 10500 Bangkok, Thailand
Hidden amongst charming Nothern rice fields, this incredible 5-star hotel is the epitome of luxury, providing breathtaking landscapes, tailor-made experiences and private residences for optimum guest indulgence. The Four Seasons offers truly unique experiences and boasts a perfect location just moments away from the centre of Chiang Mai.
Four Seasons Chiang Mai, 502 MOO 1, MAE RIM-SAMOENG OLD ROAD, CHIANG MAI 50180 THAILAND
The Mode Sathorn Hotel is a tasteful and contemporary hotel, offering modern amenities that are perfect for families, couples, business and leisure guests. A classy and well-established business hotel in Bangkok. Perfect for cosmopolitan travellers looking for a central location to explore all areas of this lively city.
Mode Sathon Bangkok Hotel, 144 North Sathorn Road, Silom, Bangrak. Bangkok
Centara Hua Hin Grand Beach Resort & Villas welcomed its first guests in the early 1920s when a new railway to Malaysia was changing Hua Hin into Thailand’s first beach resort. Centara Grand Resort Hua Hin is a beautiful garden resort in the centre of Hua Hin, a historic fishing village. Centara offers a variety of different villas.
1 Damnernkasem Road, Hua Hin 77110, Thailand
THAILAND ART GALLERIES & CULTURAL CENTRES
The Princess Galyani Vadhana Institute of Music in Bangkok really is an impressive venue that is the epicenter to Thailand’s classical music scene and is quite a prestigious establishment. The venue first opened its doors in 2007 and is a popular venue for classical music events in Bangkok.
2008 Arun Amarin Rd 36, Khwaeng Bang Yi Khan, Khet Bang Phlat, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10700
The Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) is a new mid-town facility for the contemporary arts. The Bangkok Culture Centre has been founded in 2008 and stimulates the contemporary arts, such as Art, music, theatre, film, design and cultural/educational events. Bangkok Art and Cultural Centre is situated in the heart of Bangkok and is convenient to reach by BTS Skytrain to Siam Station. Programmes include art, music, theatre, film, design, and cultural/educational events take place in a friendly and recreational atmosphere. Cafe, restaurants, bookshops and an art library are also part of the facility. The Bangkok Cultural Centre objective is to create a creative meeting space for artists and provides cultural programmes to the public. Giving the community importance of cultural assets from past to contemporary and opening new possibilities for cultural dialogues and networking makes the Bangkok Cultural Centre a unique venue for cultural exchange through content, curatorial and cultural management.
939 Rama 1 Road Wangmai Pathumwan Bangkok, 10330
Chiang Mai Arts & Cultural Center has won many industry awards for its excellence and is a source of learning and historical heritage. Chiang Mai really is the cultural center in Thailand and is one of the many reasons the region is so popular with a diverse selection of tourists. Set amidst a former provincial hall in one of the most stunning Thai-colonial style buildings, constructed in 1927, the center is a museum that details Chiang Mai’s rich history. You will find lots of old photos, dioramas and artefacts that tell the story of the great battles and victories from Chiang Mai history. From the first persons to settle in the region to the construction of the first railway and everything in between, this amazing educational establishment is also home to many individual art exhibitions and shows throughout the year and is a must-see point of interest for tourists to the region.
Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200
Thailand Cultural Centre is a performing arts center in Bangkok, Thailand. You can reach Thailand Cultural Centre by MRT underground or travel by car. It can be quite crowded during peak times so plan your travel time. The location has a main hall with 2,000 seats, a small hall with 500 seats and an outdoor auditorium with 1,000 seats. Thailand Cultural Centre was built for King Bhumibol’s 60th anniversary on 9 October 1987 and with a grant from Japan. The Cultural Centre is also the home of the Bangkok Art & Music Festival that has been annually organised since 1999 among other festivals and stage plays. The Bangkok Art & Music Festival is a solid showcase of diverse performing arts and music performances in the heart of Bangkok.
14 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310
The Jam Factory is a beautiful, creative space situated right on the riverside of the Chao Phraya River. This collective of artist’s space, café, restaurant, shop and event space is a heaven. Click to find out more.
41/1-5 Charoen Nakhon Rd, Khwaeng Khlong San, Khet Khlong San, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10600
Jam is one of Bangkok’s hidden local venues. The venue features a bar, art gallery, underground music, contemporary performances and a small cinema. It is a cool little place for anyone looking for alternative arts and entertainment in Bangkok.
41 Charoen Rat 1 Subdistrict Yannawa, District Sathorn Bangkok 10120