Thailand, Around Bangkok
Info : Kirimaya
The unusual and grand Kirimaya sits proudly on the borders of Khao Yai National Park. Combining chic elegance with natural beauty and outdoor living, the resort is both a luxury camp and a star class hotel.
The resort has 52 rooms and suites, designed in a contemporary Asian style and offering a high level of comfort. All have balconies which overlook the surrounding countryside and mountain ranges. Kirimayas signature properties are the four luxury Tented Villas. These are luxuriously designed and appointed and include indoor Spa Pools and outdoor sundecks. The canvas tents stand on wooden platforms with panoramic views possible when all the retractable flaps are open. Wireless internet is available throughout the resort.
The hotel has a glitzy bar two excellent restaurants The Acala and the T-Grill. There is also an excellently equipped clubhouse which has top-rate conference and meeting facilities and a large fitness centre. The Maya Spa is beautifully designed and offers a full menu of spa treatments in serene tranquillity. An excellent large swimming pool is centrally located in the resort and is accompanied by a Jacuzzi. Mountain bikes are available from the hotel to explore the area and take in the fresh mountain air. The championship Golf course is one of Kirimayas most popular assets. Designed by Jack Niklaus, it winds through spectacular scenery with great views.
Khao Yai National Park has been awarded World Heirtige status by UNESCO and contains an abundance of flora and fauna. Excellent walks and treks are possible throughout the vast park with a range of distances and difficulties on offer to suit most peoples needs. Khao Yai is approximately two hours drive east of Bangkok.
Kirimaya was Chosen by Conde Nast Traveler magazine as one of the Worlds Best New Hotels in 2005.
Deluxe - This is our first really 'upmarket' category. It might be a beautiful tiny hotel with very limited facilities or a 5* resort hotel with all the trimmings; but any hotel in this category will be a well-run establishment with very comfortable rooms, a strong service ethos and excellent food.
- DVD Player
- Golf Course Nearby
- Gym / Fitness Centre
- Spectacular Views
- Swimming Pool
- Varied Local Excursions
- Walking / Trekking
We are normally very independant travellers, but for various reasons decided in this instance to use Experience Travel Group, and what a good idea that turned out to be!