Having hosted holidaying GIs since the 1950s, Thailand has a rich history in hospitality that's lives on today in some of the world's finest accommodation. Book one of our luxury holidays for a choice of private-pool villas on paradise islands, luxury floating camps tucked away in the middle of the rainforest and neon skyscrapers complete with rooftop pools. And our destination experts – having lived, worked and travelled throughout the country – have picked out only the highlights.
Pimalai, Koh Lanta
Between its luxury villas, gourmet dining and beachfront setting, Pimalai is an ideal island getaway. And, you’ll return from a full complement of complimentary water sports to award-winning infinity pools and spa treatments.
Eastern & Oriental Express
Southeast Asia’s only luxury train pairs vintage opulence, fine drinks and finer dining with views of lush jungle and ancient temples.
The Peninsula Bangkok
Timeless, glamourous and effortlessly elegant, this landmark Bangkok hotel takes pride of place on the banks of the Chao Phraya River – the Thai capital’s River of Kings.
Sarojin Khao Lak
Tropical Thai gardens and a secluded seven-mile stretch of glittering beach surround the Sarojin Khao Lak. It’s a boutique hotel and perhaps the most romantic in this beguiling corner of Thailand.
Six Senses Samui
Understated, barefoot luxury with spectacular views of islands and sea, hidden among 20 acres of gardens and set above the Gulf of Thailand’s shimmering blue.
Six Senses Yao Noi
Phang Nga’s bay is one of Thailand’s most iconic, studded with fabulous limestone pinnacles. This Six Senses resort sits among it all, showcasing private pool villas and standout service.
Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort, Chiang Rai
The name says it all. The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp and Resort has views of three countries from one sublime spot. Thailand’s northern jungles, neighbouring Myanmar and Laos, surround this elegant resort, and an elephant sanctuary is right on the exotic doorstep.
Elephant Hills Camp, Khao Sok National Park
Sophisticated safari style tents provide sanctuary at the Elephant Hill Camp, surrounded by the vivid tropical rainforest of Khao Sak National Park.
Lebua at State Tower, Bangkok
A contender for finest hotel in Bangkok, this luxury treat is surprisingly affordable considering its clutch of awards - including 'top hotel in Thailand' from readers of Condé Nast Traveller.
Anantara Riverside, Bangkok
Bangkok’s feel-good bustle and buzz factor is within easy reach of the Anantara Riverside. Within this luxurious resort however, a sense of serenity prevails and city streets seem far away. The slow and sinuous river runs right alongside, scenic and mesmerising.
Anantara Rasananda, Koh Phangan
This gorgeous beachside resort brings more than a touch of sophistication to the Thai island that's been a classic among spiritual travellers and full-moon ravers for decades.
Santhiya, Koh Yao Yai
At Santhiya, its white sands and turquoise waters are taken in by everything from private-pool villas and gourmet restaurants to beach massages and complimentary kayaking.