73/4 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin Prachuab Khirikhan, 77110 Thailand
Tel: +66 (0) 3253 6536
Fax: +66 (0) 3251 1154
A three-night Songkran Festival package is 30,000 baht single or 24,000 baht per person twin for an Ocean View suite; 36,000 baht single of 30,000 baht twin for a Thai Pavilion. Package includes accommodation, three spa cuisine meals, one body massage per day, one spa bath, loofah scrub, health and beauty consultation, Songkran blessing ceremony and theme dinner.
Travel Guides : Kite festival
The Isan Kite Festival will be held at the provincial stadium in Huai Rat district, Buri Ram on Saturday and Sunday. The local wao aek kites are notable for the roar they create when they drift in the wind. For more details, tel (44) 658019.
Travel Guides : Peak experience
Nature Line offers a trek to Doi Pha Hom Pok, over 2,000 metres above sea level and second to Thailand's highest peak, Doi Inthanon, from Jan 19-21. Call Khun Pannachai at 983-4254 or 01-492-3065.
Travel Guides : Blooming Buri Ram
The Blooming Dok Fai Kham Festival will be held at Phanom Rung Historical Park in Buri Ram from Jan 20-21. In January and February, dok fai kham flowers blanket the grounds around the historical park, attracting wildflower lovers. Festival activities will include a walking rally on Phanom Rung Hill, exhibits of agricultural produce, handicrafts and Khmer cultural shows. Call the Tourism Authority of Thailand in Nakhon Ratchasima, (44) 213666, 213030.
Travel Guides : Cultural village
The Phu Thai Ban Koke Kong Cultural Village in Kalasin province preserves the unique local culture and traditions of this closely knit Phu Thai hilltribe community. Visitors can experience the indigenous way of life first-hand, through home-stays with hilltribe families. For details, tel (43) 851225.