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The Similan Islands – “Underwater Paradise”

The Similan Islands are a small group of nine islands located approximately 70kms(42 miles)off the coast of Khao Lak in Phang Nga Province & 100kms(60 miles) from Phuket in the Andaman Sea in southern Thailand. They are all part of a National Marine Park that covers the area to ensure that conservation of the natural habitat is maintained &… Read More »

Koh Samui – “From Fishing Port to Resort Island”

    The tropical island of Koh Samui is one of the most popular tourist destinations within Thailand. It is the third largest island behind Koh Chang & Phuket and has an “official” population of about 55,000 people according to the Mayor’s office as at 2008. The island is located only 35km(21miles) northwest of Surat Thani town on the mainland, in… Read More »

Thailand Beach Resorts

Rupee Crash Forces Indian Holidaymakers To Ditch Italy For GoaBy Aditi Shah MUMBAI (Reuters) – The Indian rupee's crash has swept away banker Nupur Sood's dream of a holiday in Venice: instead the 35-year-old will settle for cold beers on the beaches of Goa on India's west coast. "We are pampering ourselves with a leisurely… Read More »

Spa Holidays In Thailand (Part 1)

by Kristie Rodgers (Canada) Coastal Thailand has numerous spas offering every kind of treatment possible. Its sultry weather, idyllic landscapes, and sense of tranquility make it an ideal destination for a spa break!. Traditional Thai architecture, serene Zen-minimalist decor, and enchanting gardens blend with the Thai people’s gentle and giving nature to make it a… Read More »