Thailand: Thailand’s finest hotels and resorts welcome travellers from Singapore

White sandy beaches and crystal-clear seas await visitors to Thailand (pictured: SAii Phi Phi Island Village)

Thailand is now open! Singaporean nationals and local expats who have missed visiting their favourite Thai destinations can now return to the “Land of Smiles” for quarantine-free stays all across the Kingdom.

Perfectly timed to coincide with the upcoming school holidays in Singapore and Songkran Festival in Thailand, guests can take advantage of a collection of value-added packages that combine stays in some of the country’s finest hotels and resorts with a wealth of extra benefits. So, whether you’ve missed relaxing on blissful beaches, savouring fantastic food, soaking up the captivating culture or enjoying superb shopping, every Singaporean guest can rediscover their most treasured Thai hotspots.

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Guests staying in The Slate’s Private Pool Suites will enjoy an array of additional benefits and indulgent amenities

The Slate, the whimsical, art-inspired resort at Phuket’s Nai Yang Beach, just seven minutes’ drive from the airport, is offering a wealth of added extras for guests, including roundtrip airport transfers, daily breakfast, family activities, a guaranteed upgrade from an Indigo Studio to a Pearl Bed Suite, and discounts at Kru Precision Wellness and Coqoon Spa. Guests staying for three nights will also be treated to a three-course dinner Black Ginger, the Michelin-certified Thai restaurant, and those staying four nights get a fifth night for free!

And that’s not all! Guests who stay in a Pearl Shell Suite will receive personal butler service, a welcome bottle of bubbly, complimentary minibar items and a 120-minute Coqoon Rebirth massage for two people, while those in the Bensley Suite and Villas will enjoy all these amenities plus daily in-villa breakfast and afternoon tea, a “meet the chef” experience and chef’s selected arrival amenities, packing and unpacking services, a private Pilates or Muay Thai boxing session and laundry services. For the ultimate indulgence, seven-night stays will be rewarded with a private in-villa barbecue dinner.

Bookings must be made before 30th April 2022 for stays taken between now and 31st October 2022. Rates start from THB3,200++ (SG$134++). Book here

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Centara has a collection of 27 hotels and resorts all across Thailand, so every traveller can find their perfect escape

Centara Hotels & Resorts, Thailand’s leading hotel operator, is inviting couples and families from Singapore to enjoy stress-free stays at a choice of 27 hotels and resorts in Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Phuket, Krabi, Koh Samui, Chiang Mai and Hat Yai! Under the “Centara Test & Go” package, fully vaccinated travellers will receive up to 25%¹ off the best available rate, plus one RT-PCT test upon arrival², a private transfer from the airport to the hotel for up to three people, and daily breakfast3

Highlighted properties include Centara Grand at CentralWorld, the iconic landmark directly attached to one of Bangkok’s most popular lifestyle malls, Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort Pattaya, with its spectacular Lost World-themed water park, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi, the heavenly hideaway where couples can unwind in a private tropical cove, Khum Phaya Resort & Spa, Centara Boutique Collection in Chiang Mai, which reflects the grace of the ancient Lanna Kingdom, and Centara Reserve Samui, the first luxury resort in the new Centara Reserve collection, which opened in December 2021. 

Bookings must made before 31st March 2021, for stays taken between now and 30th June 2022. Book here

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Pimalai’s Hillside Ocean View Private Pool Villa is a haven of luxury, overlooking the azure Andaman Sea

Pimalai Resort & Spa, the natural five-star retreat in Koh Lanta, is inviting its cherished Singapore-based clientele to start planning for an idyllic Easter holiday or Songkran vacation with a choice of enticing promotions. Under the “Early Bird Promotion”, savings of between 10% and 40% are available for bookings made in advance. Rates start from THB5,820 (SG$242) net. Alternatively, visitors who want to linger longer in paradise can choose the “Long Stay Promotion” which starts from THB11,564 (SG$480) net and includes up to seven free nights if guests stay for seven or more nights. 

Nestled on a lush jungle-clad hillside that cascades gently down to a 900-metre-long stretch of soft white sand, Pimalai is a haven of luxury and tranquility. In this unspoiled setting, guests can indulge in sublime therapies at the Pimalai Spa, savour world-class cuisine at a choice of seafront restaurants, and take part in invigorating activities such as kayaking, windsurfing, paddle-boarding, yoga, Thai boxing, fitness classes, tennis, badminton, bicycle rides and more.

Pimalai’s Early Bird and Long Stay Promotions are valid until 31st October 2022. Book here to book! The resort also offers a “Stay 5 Pay 4” package, valid for bookings and stays from now until 30th September 2022. For more information about all these offers, email reservation@pimalai.com or call +66 (0) 2 320 5500.

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SAii Phi Phi Island Village is inviting guests from Singapore to chill out in its idyllic Oceanview Hillside Pool Villa

Explorers from Singapore with a passion for nature can embark on enchanting eco-sensitive adventures at SAii Phi Phi Island Village, the free-spirited five-star lifestyle retreat. Nestled in 70 acres of tropical gardens and coconut groves on Phi Phi Island, overlooking the Andaman Sea, guests can chill out in paradise while learning about the ongoing conservation activities at the resort’s innovative Marine Discovery Centre and uncovering the spectacular local seascapes.

The Marine Discovery package includes spacious accommodation, daily breakfast, a half-day island excursion by long-tail boat for two adults and two children, a 25% discount on F&B and spa treatments, unlimited use of the resort’s fitness centre, tennis court and activities, and a guided tour of the Marine Discovery Centre to learn about its in-house clownfish breeding bamboo shark conservation programmes. A minimum two-night stay is required and guests who stay for three nights will receive complimentary roundtrip transfers from Phuket or Krabi. Up to two children aged 12 and under stay and dine for free!

Rates start from THB4,100 (SG$170) per night for a Superior Garden Bungalow. Book here

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Spacious and stylish, the Beachfront Plunge Pool Suite at SAii Koh Samui Choengmon is perfect for couples and families

At SAii Koh Samui Choengmon, the stunning all-pool suite and villa retreat nestled on Samui’s pristine northeast shore, guests can experience a safe, serene and stress-free vacation. Under the “Test & Go” package, five-night bookings include daily breakfast, two RT-PCR tests during stay, roundtrip airport transfer, early 10am check-in and late 4pm check-out¹, a 25% discount on F&B, an upgrade to the next room category1, one complimentary dinner for two people, and free stays for up to two children aged 12 and under. Guests who stay for seven nights or longer will receive a complimentary 60-minute spa treatment for two people.

Surrounded by lush foliage and coconut palms, with dramatic granite headlands, this elegant, eco-sensitive resort allows travellers to unwind and escape the outside world. From kayaking on the ocean waves to snorkelling at the offshore reef, soothing therapies at Lèn Spa to delectable dining at Miss Olive Oyl, this is both a haven of tranquility and a hive of energy. Image download

Valid until 15th July 2022, the Test & Go package starts from THB5,720 (SG$237) per night. Book here

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A luxury resort within a resort, Santiburi Koh Samui’s Grand Reserve Pool Villa is the ultimate tropical retreat

Santiburi Koh Samui, the five-star resort on Samui’s north shore, offers a collection of luxurious, multi-room suites and pristine pool villas all spread among 23 acres of coconut palms and lotus ponds overlooking a 300-metre-long sandy bay. This makes it a fantastic option for families, with a fully-equipped Sports Centre, Water Sports Centre, floodlit tennis courts, Lèn Spa and Panya & Yim’s Junior Camp making it easy to keep all ages active and entertained.

The five-night “Test & Go” package at Santiburi Koh Samui includes daily breakfast, two RT-PCR tests during stay (including transport to and from Samui Hospital), roundtrip airport transfers, early 10am check-in and late 4pm check-out¹, 25% off F&B and spa treatments, an upgrade to the next room category¹, one complimentary dinner for two people, and free stays for up to two children aged 12 and under. Guests who stay for seven nights or longer will enjoy a 60-minute spa therapy for two people!

Valid until 15th July 2022, the Test & Go package starts from THB9,876 (SG$410) per night. Book here

Under Thailand’s Test & Go programme, fully-vaccinated travellers from Singapore who fly into any of the Kingdom’s airports and take a negative RT-PCR test on the first day of their vacation can enjoy quarantine-free stays (from 1st March 2022). Thailand has also been added to Singapore’s Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) programme, meaning that vaccinated travellers will not have to quarantine when they return home.

For full information about the reopening of Thailand and the “Test & Go” programme, visit: https://www.tatnews.org/2022/02/thailand-reopening-exemption-from-quarantine-test-go/.For travelling out from and to Singapore, visit: https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/arriving/overview

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