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Below are some of the most luxurious hotels and resorts in Phuket that we have personally visited and/or stayed at. However, we do not handle bookings and reservations and we are not necessarily connected to these hotels and resorts. You may go direct to their individual websites for inquiries. Enjoy the list! #1 Trisara Phuket Located near Nai Thorn Beach but also has its own small private beach, Trisara is simply a package of everything that makes a vacation to be termed best. Some of the amenities found in the hotel include pool, bar and lounge, best seafood restaurant, spa, gym, tennis court, yoga studio among others. You will also be privileged to enjoy the best room service from the professional staff members in Trisara Phuket. The rooms here are large and comfortable enough to accommodate anyone with a special taste for luxury travel. #2 Amanpuri Nestled on a private …

If you’re planning your dream vacation or ‘vacation of a lifetime’, you’ll want to find somewhere to stay that is as comfortable and luxurious as possible. Below are some different types of luxury accommodations to be found around the world. I may have not quite touched on every possibility, but by the end of the article I hope you’ll be much more informed as to the options available. #1 Boutique Luxury Hotels A boutique luxury hotel can be thought of as a scaled-down hotel. In contrast to some of the giant mega-hotels which can house hundreds of guests, the boutique luxury hotel sacrifices quantity for quality. These type of luxury hotels tend to house a small number of guests in extremely luxury dwellings equipped with all the amenities and full hotel services. Small Luxury Hotels of the World or SLH.com has the widdest collection of these type of hotels. #2 …

The accommodations offered by a hotel are usually a first choice for anyone on holiday. Five star resorts can offer a huge list of amenities and hospitable services. But there are a few situations in which the peculiarities of a hotel setting are not ideal, and other services such as private luxury villa rentals or vacation home rentals can provide a much more comfortable experience. Below are some examples:   1. When you are traveling with a family There are many important planning considerations when traveling with your family. Especially if you have a large family (or maybe you’re bringing the extended family along,). Keeping everyone happy and properly accommodated can be a challenge which hotels might not be up to. In contrast to a hotel, a private villa offers multiple private rooms, plenty of space for everyone to move around and the feel of a real household with great …

Koh Samui is an island that is so rich in features ideal as retreat destination or in reducing stress from the hustle and bustle of city life. The island is part of Surat Thani Province in Thailand and is associated with being a perfect place for those who are looking for a luxury holiday destination. The reason for this is Koh Samui has a great number of luxury hotels and resorts, private luxury villas, golf courses, and many other places and activities fit for discerning travelers. Below, we listed the top golf courses on the island for the golf lovers:   Santiburi Country Club Santiburi Country Club, Samui is rated as the best championship golf course in Samui. It is equipped with 18 holes. Its beauty cannot escape the eye as the course stretches along the beautiful hills on the northern coastline of Samui. The geographical positioning of the golf …

Below are common terms and definitions widely used in the villa rental or vacation home rental booking process. This article is particularly useful to those who are new in the system or practice of renting a privately owned villas and homes for a holiday.   1. Villa Owners Villa Owners are the legal owners of the property or villa rental. Some villa owners manage their own reservations and the hiring of staff, while others outsource it or hire someone (individual or company) to manage and deal with all the necessary work for them. Some days or months of the year, they would occupy the villa for their own enjoyment. In the first place, they built the property for themselves.   2. Direct Representative of Villa Owners They are individuals or companies appointed by the owner to act on behalf of them. ‘Direct Representative’ or ‘Villa Owner Representative’, also sometimes known …

Generally speaking, there are 3 different seasons when renting private luxury villas and vacation homes, which are low, high, and peak seasons. Low season is when normally the lowest rates are offered with lowest number of minimum stay requirement. On the other hand, Peak season is when the villas are in most high-demand, thus, pricing are also at its highest point. The months of the seasons depend on the local weather of where the villa is located. Below are general information that you should know about these 3 seasons if you are planning to rent a private villa for your holiday, and what they mean to you.   1. Peak Season   2. Low Season   3. High Season Each villa may have a different terms and conditions with regard to the rates and minimum stay requirements. There are villas that would offer the same rate all year round, but …

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For any type of business, the employees’ morale is of the utmost importance. To attain this, employers offer a range of incentive schemes, and incentive travel is one of them. Below are some of the many reasons and benefits for rewarding your best employees through incentive travel. 1. Healthy Competition Incentives inculcate a feeling of healthy competition among the employees. They strive to work harder and better in order to earn their incentive. 2. Cost-Effective Travel is a highly cost effective incentive. In fact, it is much even better than offering money as incentive. Incentive travel can provide an ego boost to the employee and cost-effectiveness to the employers. 3. Achieve Goals & Improve Performance This is a very good way to achieve your sales targets and definitely one of the most effective ways to improve your company’s performance. It helps to boost employee morale, so that they work harder in order …

The goal of this article is to help you decide and find the best villa that suits your needs and requirements including the people you are traveling with, and to ensure the booking process and your dream vacation will be as smooth and enjoyable as possible.   1. What’s my budget? If this is not even a concern to you, then you may proceed to the next question. If it is, however, mind that villas with the same number of bedrooms, may differ in quality, design, facilities and amenities, services offered, and even the location. Thus, pricing will be different. To cut short your search process, if you are booking direct through the villa website, simply inform the owner or representative, about your budget. If you are booking through agents or booking engines with hundreds of villas listed on their website, filter the villas by price range to make your …

These luxury yachts, boats, and catamarans cruising around Phuket, will surely complete your dream island holiday and leave you stunned with its design and amazing features while enjoying the activities on board and in every stop or island destination there is. If you are staying at a luxury hotel or renting a luxury villa in Phuket, we would strongly recommend that you spend at least a day or two to charter a luxury yacht and witness the rich natural beauty and wonder of the Andaman Sea and its surrounding islands.   MY Princess P42 Length : 13.48 M (43′ 5) Guest/Day : 12 Guest/Sleep : 4 Starting Price/Day : 105,000 THB For a boat of this size, the volume is the largest that you can find. The space is used optimally, with a stylish and practical design. No matter if you use this boat for a day ride or for …

Koh Samui is one of the islands that constitute Thailand; it’s the third largest and is widely known for its welcoming tropical atmosphere and pristine beaches. One of the main attractions here is sailing and hence boats are popular and are easily available. Here are our recommendations for activities to do when you charter a boat in Koh Samui.   VIP Snorkeling at The Angthong National Marine Park Angthong National Marine Park offers breathtaking opportunities for snorkeling. Clear waters and islands of the marine park give the visitors an experience to remember. Here you get to watch the beautiful marine life that surrounds the area. Boat charter offers an exceptional VIP opportunity to the spectacular Angthong Marine Park to ensure the trip is incredible. During this trip, all the necessary gear including the swimming and snorkeling equipment is provided by the boat charter companies.   Sunset Cruise By chartering a …