Holidays to Bangkok

Holidays to Bangkok

Thailand's capital, Bangkok, is renowned for its vibrant nightlife, bustling streets, and its eclectic mixes of Eastern culture meets Western influence, and ancient tradition meets the modern. Bangkok is a city of a thousand neon lights, dazzling sacred temples, gorgeous sun-kissed beaches, and bustling streets packed with street vendors and tasty treats; it is a destination without definition, and yet it fulfils so many travellers' dreams. Luxury Bangkok holidays are a treat to behold, combining the very best of city living and modern style with delicate, traditional touches and so much more besides. Our handpicked hotels boast indulgent spas, heavenly pools, sea and city views, world-class dining, intricate attention to detail, and the opportunity to lose yourself in Thailand's culture and warmth.

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Bangkok Travel Information

There are regular, direct flights from many major UK airports to Bangkok, Thailand.  

  • Currency: Baht 
  • Time difference: (GMT+6) 
  • Flight from UK: 11 hours 
  • VisaYes, a tourist visa  
  • Language: Thai 
  • National drink: Mekhong 
  • National dish: Pad Thai
 The Skytrain, subway and taxis are popular ways to navigate Bangkok, rather than by car.

Travel Tips & Advice for Bangkok

Bangkok Activities

Bangkok has never been a city for standing still, and you'll find a wealth of activities at its heart. These include an array of water sports such as surfing, snorkelling and boating. You can go ice skating, cycling, shopping and sightseeing within the city centre. There are golf courses and water parks, and there are also go karting tracks. For a truly luxurious getaway, try a cooking class or spa trip, or satisfy your inner adrenalin junkie by rock climbing or skydiving.

Bangkok Food & Drink

Bangkok is a wonderful city in which to eat, combining world-class fusion dining and international cuisine with the traditional and flavoursome offerings of street vendors across the city; spicy soups and salads, noodles and rice are the dishes of the day. It is also worth visiting Yaowarat, Bangkok's Chinatown, which is one of the best places for street food. For a real treat, book a Bangkok dinner cruise, which will take you on a taste adventure down the Chao Phraya River.

Bangkok Attractions

Bangkok has many tourist sights and attractions that you must pay a visit to during your stay, including the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew temple, Wat Arun temple and the Golden Buddha temple. You should also head to the famous Khao San Road, which is a haven for backpackers; the Siam Paragon, in which retail dreams are made and fulfilled; and any one of the five floating markets upon which traditional traders sell their wares. Holidays to Bangkok are filled with surprises at every turn.

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