Located in the adulating Gulf of Thailand, the Sea View Resort & Spa Koh Chang is perhaps heaven on earth. Situated just four hours from the major tourist hub of Bangkok, Thailand, Koh Chang is truly a world away in terms of noise and peace. With a wide range of villas and suites from the Deluxe Sea View and the Panoramic Sea View all the way up to the Honeymoon Suite and the Deluxe Family room, Sea View Resort & Spa gives guests all the comfort of home while being completely surrounded by wilderness. There is plenty to do outside of your room on site. Enjoy the best view on Koh Chang from your balcony, take a stroll in the tropical garden, or soak in either the beachfront or the cliff top pools. Bask in the sun on the hotel’s own beach or take out a kayak and do some exploring out at sea. The Sea View Resort & Spa Koh Chang can also arrange fishing trips, scuba diving and snorkeling adventures. As the winner at the 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards and multiple Tripadvisor.com Certificate of Excellence Award holder, rest assured that a stay at Sea View Resort & Spa will surely be something magical and possibly more.


If one is in search of total peace and involuntary relaxation, one should look no further than Phuket’s Keemala Resort. Place in the Kathu District of Phuket Island off of Thailand’s Andaman coast, Keemala offers a refuge to those in dire need of it. Overlooking the Kamala Village and the Andaman Sea in the distance, Keemala is tucked away in the hills away from the hustle and bustle of one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations. Surrounded by verdant trees and forest, it’s safe to say Keemala is deep within nature. The main focus of the hotel is on wellness, health, and peace. The hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway to reacquaint yourself with your loved one or, if traveling solo, reacquaint with yourself. There’s the Mala Spa with its eight treatment rooms with an expansive selection of holistic pampering. In addition to the villas which are all equipped with private swimming pools, there is a large public pool in the center of the grounds, perfect for a relaxing swim, taking a class on offer, or getting to know the other guests at one the most relaxing venues you’ll find anywhere.

When looking for the finest 4-star accommodation available in Pattaya, Thailand, those in the know look no further than The Citrus Parc Hotel by Compass Hospitality. With access to downtown Pattaya’s epic shopping, dining, entertainment, and nightlife made easy, The Citrus Parc Hotel is a slam dunk when it comes to matching elegance, comfort, and location. The hotel’s rooms cater to every traveler imaginable from business people to families. From the Deluxe Room to the Citrus Suite, every room is clean, cozy and yet spacious. So much so, you may believe you’ve got a great deal on a 5-star hotel. The hotel has two fine restaurants in house. Palate Restaurant features the complimentary breakfast on offer from 6am to 10:30am and then lunch, dinner, and snacks are available throughout the day up until 10:30pm. For many travelers, the buffet style breakfast is a highlight of a visit to Palate thanks in part to a wide array of freshly made food on hand. The restaurant serves up Thai and international favorites with fast and friendly service where quality in the name of the game. The hotel also has its own in house gym and fitness room for the health-minded guest and of course free WiFi is also on offer to guest.


Trying to find a spectacular ocean getaway with a mix of beach, wilderness, and stunning mountain top views? If you’ve found Naroua’s Koh Tao Villas, your search in over. Located a short boat ride from Surat Thani on Thailand’s Gulf of Thailand coast, Koh Tao is a beach lover’s dream and a scuba divers’ paradise. Located atop a mountain overlooking a dense verdant forest and the vast expanse of the sea beyond it, Naroua’s Koh Tao villas have just about all you could want on offer. All of the living spaces consist of roomy living areas and big master bedrooms so stretching to get comfortable will not be a problem. Speaking of stretching lay out on the spacious sun deck and let the tropical sun beam over you. Equipped with soft lounge chairs and tables for setting down your drink making this the ideal location to enjoy the view and finally feel like you’re on vacation. Once you’ve had enough of the hot sun, cool off by taking a dip in the villa’s own private infinity edge pool. Add all the amenities you’d find in your kitchen at home along with the personal touch which Thailand is world famous for and you’ll have an unforgettable vacation well worth writing home about.

Armed with the tantalizing tropical sun rising from beneath the Gulf of Thailand over the horizon to the east, The Library will make you feel like you’re living a fairytale. Consisting of a book theme, The Library has all the trappings of a luxury hotel—elegance, service, and quality—but with the original touch of a boutique hotel. The hotel’s 26 suites and studios are all impeccably designed and furnished and of course, The Library has to have a real library stocked with 1,300 books on sale or for rent. With several dining options on site, The Library will leave nothing for want. The Page is the hotel’s main restaurant. The Page recently relaunched a new menu consisting of traditional and hard to find Thai food which has basically disappeared from Thailand’s cuisine. Another restaurant, The Drink Gallery, serves up West-meets-East fusion food made from fresh ingredients and an eye for presentation. Like the name suggests, The Drink Gallery is a great place to stop by for your favorite cocktail after a long day of relaxing by The Library’s very own Red Pool, a swimming pool with yellow, orange, and deep red tiles on the floor.

Justin Carmack

Justin Carmack

Wanderer and diver at Art of SCUBA Diving
I've been on the road for 5.5 years now, visiting 80 countries, 6 continents and endless adventures. Divemaster and SCUBA addict. Travel junkie. World roamer.
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