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April 5, 2014 OTA News No Comments Email Email

Mantra Samui ResortThailand’s Songkran festival (Water festival) is one of the biggest highlights of the year, many people travelling from all over the world to take part in the famous water festival.

Traditionally when the Thais return home to see their families, they pay respect by pouring scented water onto their palms. Nowadays, the festival has become globally renowned as visitors come to celebrate the Thai New Year by splashing each other with water. While most of the country celebrates Songkran from 13 – 15 April, some parts of the country, such as Pattaya, have slightly longer celebrations, meaning the festivities can last as long as a week.

To celebrate this water festival, Hotels.comTM has listed top destinations for Hong Kong travellers to cool off the summer heat and enjoy Songkran in style.

Top Destinations to celebrate Songkran:

Destination: Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai city is known for its unique culture, exotic dishes, well-preserved architectural constructions and warm hospitality from the locals.  Recommended spots where you can “Sawadee Pee Mai Muang” (Happy Northern Thai New Year) and enjoy the water Kiree Thara Boutique Resortfight includes Tha Phae Gate, Ku Muang canal, Kad Suan Kaew, 12 Huay Kaew and Airport Plaza. 

Kiree Thara Boutique Resort—4*

Located in Chang Phueak, Kiree Thara Boutique resort is close to Chiang Mai Zoo, Chiang Mai National Museum, and Chiang Mai International and Exhibition Center. Also nearby is the Tribal Museum.

Rooms start at HK$337# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 55% discount.

Book before: 2 May 2014

Travel before: 30 June 2014

Destination: Phuket

Be prepared to get wet during Songkran, what better place to spend the holiday than the island of Phuket? The whole of the popular tourist island celebrates Songkran in style so pack your water gun and get ready. Here are places you can join the water riot in The Senses ResortPhuket; Phuket Town Patong beach, Karon beach, Kata beach and Soi Thalang.

The Senses Resort—4*

Situated in Patong, the Senses Resort is right next to the Patong Beach and the Bangla Night Street. Also nearly are the Bazaam Fresh Market and the Bangla Boxing Stadium.                                                            

Rooms start at HK$500# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 40% discount.

Book before: May 2, 2014

Travel before: Oct 31, 2014

Other Top Destinations to cool off:

Destination: BangkokBangkok Terminal 21 Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21

Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21—4.5*

Located in Bangkok (Sukhumvit), Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 21 is a family-friendly hotel close to Terminal 21 Shopping Mall, Benjakiti Park, and Siam Ocean World. Also nearby are Emporium Shopping Complex and Central Chidlom Department Store.

Rooms start at HK$819# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 65% discount.

Book before: 30 June 2014

Travel before: 30 June 2014

Destination: Pattaya

Way Hotel—4*

Situated in the very heart of Pattaya, Way Hotel is closed to Crescent Moon Beach and the Sanctuary of Truth. Also nearby are the Way HotelBottle Art Museum and Mini Siam.

Rooms start at HK$408# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 40% discount.

Book before: 2 May 2014

Travel before: 30 June 2014

Destination: Hua Hin

Hua Hin Mantra Resort—3.5*

Situated in Nong Kae, Hua Hin Mantra Resort is next to sight-seeing spots like the Wat Khao Takiab. The hotel is also very close to Hua Hin Beach. Other nearby sites include Hua Hin Railway Station and the Cicada Market.

Rooms start at HK$406# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 50% discount.

Book before: 2 May 2014

Travel before: 30 October 2014 Hua Hin Mantra Resort

Destination: Koh Samui

Mantra Samui Resort—3.5*

Conveniently near the airport in Koh Samui, Mantra Samui Resort is close to Bo Phut Beach, Fishermans Village, and Samui Go Kart. Also nearby are Bo Phut Beach Pier and Mae Nam Beach Pier.

Rooms start at HK$500# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 40% discount.

Book before: 2 May 2014

Aonang Phu Petra Resort KrabiTravel before: 30 June 2014

Destination: Krabi

Ao Nang Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa—4*

Situated in Krabi, Ao Nang Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa is near the sea and close to Ao Phra Nang Beach, Nopparat Thara Beach, and Ao Phai Plong. Also nearby are Ao Nang Krabi Boxing Stadium and West Railay Beach.

Rooms start at HK$665# per room per night. Travelers enjoy a 50% discount.

Book before: 2 May 2014

Travel before: 31 October 2014

For more Thailand promotion deals, please visit Hotels.com Thailand promotion page.

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