Best Hotels in Thailand

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Best Hotels in Thailand
Curator’s statement

Thailand's allure goes beyond its natural beauty and cuisine; it extends to its exceptional hotels. From urban elegance to beachfront serenity and jungle adventures, these ten properties epitomize luxury and hospitality. With such diversity among the hotels in Thailand, there's a perfect place for every traveler, ensuring unforgettable stays in the 'Land of Smiles'. Explore the best hotels in Thailand and book your next adventure.

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Aman’s first resort presides over its own peninsula on the Andaman Sea, where guests can enjoy the beach, exceptional restaurants and a Holistic Wellness Centre.

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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Thailand

High in the mountains of northern Thailand, this Four Seasons property hosts rescued elephant interactions, signature hospitality and all-inclusive experiences.

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Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

In Chiang Rai, a conservation-focused camp families love, with views of the Mekong River and an adventure-filled all-inclusive package.

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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

Nestled in the lush jungles of Northern Thailand, the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle offers a luxurious and unique wilderness retreat. Guests are treated to an unforgettable experience that combines the beauty of nature with exceptional hospitality.

  • Luxurious Tented Accommodations: Spacious, well-appointed tents with stunning jungle and mountain views.

  • Elephant Camp: Unique elephant interactions and trekking experiences with rescued elephants.

  • Gourmet Dining: Delectable Thai and international cuisine at the open-air Nong Yao restaurant.

  • Spa and Wellness: Relaxing spa treatments set amidst the jungle ambiance.

  • Exciting Excursions: River trips, nature walks, and cultural visits to hill-tribe villages for an adventurous stay.

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

Situated in the heart of the Golden Triangle, Anantara's luxury resort combines a stunning natural setting with a unique elephant camp, offering guests an extraordinary blend of nature, adventure, and comfort.

  • Elephant Experiences: Interact with and learn about elephants at the on-site elephant camp, offering opportunities for walking, feeding, and even spa treatments alongside these majestic animals.

  • Spa and Wellness: The Anantara Spa provides a range of indulgent treatments in open-air salas with panoramic views of the Mekong River.

  • Luxurious Accommodations: Stay in well-appointed rooms, suites, or even a three-country view room, all featuring stunning views and elegant Thai decor.

  • Dining Excellence: Savor Thai and international cuisine at multiple dining venues, including a hilltop restaurant with breathtaking views.

  • Cultural and Adventure Activities: Explore the rich local culture, visit nearby hill-tribe villages, take part in cooking classes, and embark on scenic river cruises for a well-rounded experience.

Conrad Koh Samui

Perched on a hillside overlooking the Gulf of Thailand, Conrad Koh Samui offers a luxurious island escape, featuring modern design, breathtaking views, and world-class amenities.

  • Private Villas: Stay in spacious, private pool villas with stunning ocean views and luxurious amenities.

  • Dining Excellence: Enjoy diverse culinary experiences, from Thai specialties to international dishes at the Jahn restaurant.

  • Infinity Pool: Take a dip in the resort's iconic 25-meter infinity pool that seems to merge with the ocean horizon.

  • Wellness and Spa: Rejuvenate at the Conrad Spa, offering a range of treatments, yoga, and wellness programs in a tranquil setting.

  • Water Sports and Activities: Explore the sea with snorkeling, kayaking, and other water sports, or venture into the nearby islands for adventures like diving and island hopping.

Six Senses Yao Noi

Located on a picturesque island in Thailand's Phang Nga Bay, Six Senses Yao Noi is a luxurious eco-resort that offers an idyllic tropical paradise with an emphasis on sustainability and well-being.

  • Private Pool Villas: Stay in secluded and spacious villas with private infinity pools, showcasing breathtaking ocean views.

  • Wellness Focus: Explore holistic wellness with yoga, spa treatments, wellness programs, and a focus on sustainability.

  • Gourmet Dining: Savor fresh and organic cuisine, including Thai specialties and international dishes, at the resort's restaurants.

  • Exquisite Wine Cellar: Enjoy an extensive wine selection in the Hilltop Reserve, an intimate dining venue with panoramic views.

  • Water-Based Activities: Embark on excursions, water sports, and island-hopping adventures, or simply relax on the stunning beaches.


Aman’s first resort, nestled on the west coast of Phuket, Amanpuri is a tranquil and luxurious beachfront resort offering guests a secluded haven of Thai elegance and hospitality.

  • Private Pavilions and Villas: Stay in stylish, spacious pavilions or private villas, many with private pools and stunning sea views.

  • Breathtaking Beachfront: Enjoy direct access to a pristine, private beach and the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea.

  • Aman Spa: Experience holistic wellness at the Aman Spa, featuring a range of treatments, yoga, and meditation sessions.

  • Culinary Excellence: Savor Thai and international cuisine at the resort's restaurants, including Japanese fine dining at Nama.

  • Cultural Experiences: Explore the rich local culture with temple visits, traditional Thai dance performances, and Thai cooking classes to enhance your stay.

Casa de La Flora

Situated along the stunning beaches of Khao Lak, Casa de La Flora is a modern and avant-garde boutique resort, offering guests a chic and intimate coastal retreat.

  • Beachfront Villas: Stay in sleek and contemporary beachfront villas with private pools and direct access to the pristine beach.

  • Private Infinity Pools: Many villas come with private infinity pools, perfect for relaxing while taking in ocean views.

  • Rooftop Dining: Dine in style at La Aranya, the resort's rooftop restaurant offering panoramic views and exquisite cuisine.

  • Spa and Wellness: Rejuvenate at the Flora Spa with a variety of treatments and therapies designed for relaxation and well-being.

  • Scenic Location: Explore nearby national parks, dive into crystal-clear waters, or embark on cultural excursions to make the most of the region's natural beauty and local culture.

Rosewood Bangkok

Located in the heart of Bangkok, the Rosewood Bangkok is a sophisticated urban sanctuary that combines modern luxury with traditional Thai hospitality in a dynamic city setting.

  • Elegant Accommodations: Stay in beautifully designed rooms and suites featuring contemporary decor and sweeping city views.

  • Dining Excellence: Experience a diverse culinary journey at the hotel's restaurants, including a stunning rooftop bar and upscale dining options.

  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa: Recharge with holistic wellness treatments and therapies at the hotel's luxurious spa.

  • Sky Pool: Relax and unwind by the infinity pool on the 24th floor, offering panoramic views of the cityscape.

  • Central Location: Explore Bangkok's vibrant neighborhoods, cultural attractions, and shopping districts with ease, as the hotel is centrally situated for urban exploration.

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok

Set in the heart of the bustling Thai capital, the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok offers a luxurious and refined urban escape with a blend of Thai charm and world-class hospitality.

  • Stylish Guest Rooms: Enjoy elegant and spacious rooms and suites with panoramic views of the city skyline and the Chao Phraya River.

  • World-Class Dining: Savor gourmet cuisine at the hotel's multiple restaurants, including the Michelin-starred restaurant, "Front Room."

  • Infinity Pool: Take a dip in the 24th-floor infinity pool that overlooks the city, providing a serene urban oasis.

  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa: Unwind with a range of rejuvenating treatments, massages, and wellness services.

  • Central Location: Conveniently explore Bangkok's vibrant neighborhoods, cultural sites, and upscale shopping destinations, as the hotel is located in the city's prime commercial and entertainment district.

Banyan Tree Krabi

Set on the pristine shores of Tubkaek Beach in Krabi, this luxury resort offers a serene and idyllic tropical escape, where modern comfort meets the beauty of nature.

  • Private Pool Villas: Stay in spacious villas with private pools and enchanting views of the Andaman Sea.

  • Gourmet Dining: Delight in Thai and international cuisine at the resort's restaurants, featuring scenic beachfront and hillside locations.

  • Banyan Tree Spa: Experience signature spa treatments in a tranquil and natural environment designed to rejuvenate the body and soul.

  • Excursions and Activities: Discover the surrounding islands, embark on nature excursions, or indulge in water sports, ensuring a well-rounded stay.

  • Stunning Location: Enjoy access to the pristine Tubkaek Beach and breathtaking sunset views, making it an ideal destination for relaxation and exploration.

Rosewood Phuket

Nestled on the serene Emerald Bay, Rosewood Phuket is a luxurious island retreat that seamlessly blends modern design, natural beauty, and exceptional Thai hospitality.

  • Private Villas: Experience luxury and seclusion in spacious beachfront villas with private infinity pools and ocean views.

  • Elevated Dining: Savor culinary delights at the resort's restaurants, featuring Thai and international flavors, including the signature beachfront eatery, Ta Khai.

  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa: Rejuvenate with a range of holistic wellness treatments and therapies set amidst the lush landscape.

  • Water Sports and Activities: Explore the crystal-clear waters, snorkel among coral reefs, or engage in water sports, and take cultural excursions to experience local life.

  • Exquisite Setting: Enjoy access to the beautiful Emerald Bay beach, allowing for relaxation, water adventures, and sunset moments in a pristine setting

Need to Know

No matter your style or interests, you are guaranteed to find the perfect stay in Thailand. Are you looking for a more detailed itinerary for Thailand? Check out my full 2 week guide

This trip report is part of our ongoing series on travel to Thailand. In need of further inspiration? Check out Steve Michailidis’s trip report, Hotels in Auckland, New Zealand.

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