Article Archive for March 2015

Cool in the Pool

March 30, 2015 - 11:11 am | 1230 views

With Thailand’s hottest season taking hold, guests at a private villa should consider packing a few fun pool toys to keep everyone cool and entertained during a tropical island holiday. Temperatures soar into the high 30s in many parts of Thailand at this time of year, so it can be quite a challenge for parents to keep the kids cool, let alone stay cool themselves. Luckily, if you are renting a private villa in the Land of Smiles then you will most likely have a private swimming pool, wh …
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The Right (place) to Party

March 26, 2015 - 11:40 am | 1125 views

A private rental villa in Thailand is the ideal venue to host a party – no matter the occasion. The added privacy, space, personalised facilities and services alone provide plenty of reason to celebrate. Over the last thirty years, Thailand has become one of Asia’s premier tourism destinations, home to world class hospitality offerings including a vast array of appealing private villas for rent. The Kingdom is also well known as an ideal choice for people looking to host a special cele …
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Make a Splash

March 23, 2015 - 10:37 am | 1180 views

Songkran began as a northern Thai fertility ritual, but has developed into a jubilant lunar new year festival that is celebrated with gusto throughout the Kingdom. This means there are many ways for visitors to enjoy this quintessentially Thai experience. April is one of the hottest months in Thailand, which is one reason why Songkran Festival is so great because it's celebrated by revellers as a vibrant but friendly water fight. The festival takes place from 13th-15th of April and has its …
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Out and About on Samui

March 19, 2015 - 10:36 am | 1013 views

From shimmering temples to imposing mountain peaks, Samui offers visitors a playground of treasures to explore at their own leisure in a hire car. Home to a wealth of island attractions, from magnificent temples and shrines to jungle-covered slopes and shimmering beaches, Koh Samui is the perfect destination for travellers who enjoy exploring off the beaten track. Renting a private villa on the island provides the perfect base for you to pack a bag for the day and head out in a rental car …
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Out and About on Phuket

March 16, 2015 - 10:46 am | 923 views

If you are keen to explore Thailand’s largest island independently, then the best option is to rent some wheels and be inspired by a Phuket drive. If you want to get off the beaten track in Phuket, then touring the island in a hire car gives you that true taste of travel freedom. A private villa serves as the perfect base for road trips to see a variety of island attractions. You can even pack a picnic of delicious treats whipped up by your villa’s professional chef before heading off to …
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Sandal Season

March 12, 2015 - 10:38 am | 1304 views

Instead of dragging around in the same old flip-flops this vacation; why not treat your feet to a pair of stylish sandals to suit the salubrious surroundings of your private rental villa? When you are planning your wardrobe for an extended vacation in Thailand, you need to pack smart. Sandals are an ideal footwear choice for tropical climates because they give your feet space to breathe, not the mention the fact that sandals are just about the most comfortable kind of shoe you can wear. Th …
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Nip, Tuck, Thailand

March 09, 2015 - 10:38 am | 951 views

Thailand has long been one of Asia’s premier destinations for cosmetic surgery. In fact, even the country's nickname 'Land of Smiles' causes an immediate facelift. A private rental villa in Thailand also offers the perfect place to recuperate following a procedure. A peaceful, picture-perfect tropical destination to recover following a cosmetic procedure, Thailand is hard to beat. To add to the appeal for medical tourists, the country's many luxurious fully-serviced villas offer the ideal p …
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Seasonal Thai Fruit Favourites

March 05, 2015 - 10:57 am | 2509 views

Thailand’s rainbow of unusual tropical fruit types offer a taste sensation that perfectly complements the rich flavours of Thai cuisine. Home grown specialities cover the gamut of tatses and textures, from sweet lychee to creamy durian, and the many of these delicate temptations come into season during March, April and May. While many visitors exploring the Land of Smiles may skip the more exotic fruits in favour of sweet favourites like watermelon and mango; a holiday is the perfect time t …
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Apps for Holiday Snaps

March 02, 2015 - 10:31 am | 837 views

If you travel to an exotic destination like Thailand and take in the stunning natural and cultural sites, you will probably want to share the best moments with friends and family by uploading a few photos during the trip. A whole host of photo apps now make sharing your images swift and easy. Now that everyone has a smart phone, there is no need to wait until you get home to show off your holiday snaps to friends and family. Indeed, with your private villa’s speedy internet connection, you …
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