Thailand’s home-grown luxury boutique hotel and resort specialist, is inviting groups of friends to enjoy fun-filled breaks together, with a new package that lets BFFs experience interesting local activities and create their own high-end slumber parties.
Under the “Great Mates Escapes” offer, groups of pals can stay at five-star hotels and resorts in Phuket, Hua Hin, Bangkok or Chiang Mai, with luxurious accommodation in a choice of stunning suites, standalone residences and spectacular pool villas. In these exquisite surroundings, friends can create their own personal holiday’s actions with daytime discoveries, evening activities, F&B offers and more.
During the day, friends can chat, joke and catch up on the latest gossip, with afternoon happy hours served in the privacy of their suite or villa. The resort’s resident mixologist will also be on hand to host special cocktail-making classes, allowing groups to learn a new skill together. Or various resort activities including bicycle tour, farm tour, wellness classes – Thai boxing, floating yoga, etc – are among many interesting activities on offer.
Then as the sun sets, roomies can settle down to enjoy the ultimate slumber party with movies, games and food delivered straight to the room. The fun and laughter will continue late into the night in your own standalone suites and villas. Complimentary pyjamas and sleeping masks will be provided, and as the night draws to a close, every guest will be able to fall asleep in sumptuous beds that feature 400 thread count cotton sheets.
Thailand Holiday Destinations
Besties seeking a beachfront break can choose to chill out together at Aleenta Phuket – Phang Nga Resort & Spa, which is nestled directly on the shores of Natai Beach, overlooking the Andaman Sea. In this serene setting, friends can unwind in a choice of spacious suites and pool villas, with options for up to eight people to stay and play together in comfort. The resort can also arrange private beachfront barbecues for groups.
Just a short distance along the sandy shore, akyra Beach Club Phuket Resort features a collection of stylish suites and villas with large living areas – perfect for friends’ get-togethers. This seafront retreat is also a great option for guests who love to keep fit, with morning yoga classes, beach games and water sports.
Alternatively, BFFs seeking a beach escape a little closer to Bangkok can drive just 2.5 hours to Aleenta Hua Hin – Pranburi Resort & Spa. This idyllic resort has just 25 unique residences, many of which feature multiple bedrooms, private pools and direct beach access. This luxurious resort provides unsurpassed opportunities for cycling adventures, with professional bicycle hire, free route maps, bike stands, maintenance kits and more!
Pals who prefer an exciting urban escape can choose to stay at akyra Thonglor Bangkok Hotel, which is perfectly positioned in the Thai capital’s buzzing Thonglor district. Packed with hip bars, cool social spots and the best restaurants in town, this upscale enclave is a hive of activity day and night – and a great place for friends to hang out together. The resort can even arrange a private tuk-tuk to transport guests to “secret” bars
Also in the pulsating capital, akyra TAS Sukhumvit Bangkok Hotel allows groups of friends to explore the “real” Bangkok’s – a maze of side streets, alleyways and hidden treasures, all surrounded by the vibrant Sukhumvit district. A choice of Family Rooms, Junior Suites and One-Bedroom Suites with living and dining areas means that your whole gang can stay together in comfort and style.
Finally, akyra Manor Chiang Mai Hotel is a hip boutique hotel in the artistic quarter of northern Thailand’s largest city. In the trendy area of Nimmanhaemin Road, surrounded by cool coffee shops, retail boutiques and fashionable restaurants and bars, guests can stay in a choice of suites with up to 100 square metres of space, free-standing bathtubs and a full range of facilities – perfect for mates’ breaks in this captivating city.
All of the hotels and resorts suites, villas and residences come fully equipped with state-of-the-art amenities including LCD TVs with international cable channels, deluxe toiletries, soft towels, coffee making facilities, fully-stocked mini-bars and complimentary Wi-Fi, ensuring that guests can instantly share their party with the world via social media.
“Getting away with friends is one of the biggest emerging trends in the travel industry. Increasingly, groups of mates are taking the opportunity to spend fun weekends together, whether for a special occasion like a birthday or an annual reunion, for simply for a chance to relax. With our spectacular locations and spacious accommodations, including standalone pool villas.”