Sprawling Dubai soars beyond the clouds with its distinctive skyline dominated by imposing skyscrapers (including the world’s tallest), its striking blend of Arabian tradition and contemporary world-class facilities an icon of the modern generation. A showcase of divine luxury, Dubai offers a multitude of stunning hotels and resorts, stunning souks and white beaches as well as world-class shopping and nightlife.
The bustling metropolis of Bangkok is the thriving economic, cultural and political heartland of Thailand, providing a charming combination of tradition and modernity.
As one of the most populous and popular cities in south-east Asia, Bangkok is a paradise for shoppers, with its luxury malls providing quality goods at bargain prices, and a Weekend Market offering a wide selection of souvenirs to take home from your holiday in Thailand. Revellers will also enjoy the wide selection of clubs and bars which will provide many holiday memories.
Beyond the numerous leisure options in Bangkok, the Thai capital also contains a rich array of historic and religious sites of interest. The impressive Grand Palace provides some stunning photo opportunities on the capital’s Rattanakosin Island, whilst Wat Arun (the Temple of the Dawn), Wat Phra Kaeo (The Emerald Buddha) and Wat Pho (complete with a reclining Buddha) provide a fascinating insight into the Buddhist traditions of Thailand.
Phuket’s Portuguese-influenced architecture and ethnically diverse history and culture is the perfect complement to Dubai’s modern sophistication. The perfect stopping point for day trips to surrounding National Parks and water-based activities such as diving, Phuket is an ideal resort for families who wish to explore Thailand’s world-class beaches and natural habitats. Its immense popularity also means that there is a range of exceptional value for money accommodation options are available in Phuket to suit budget travellers and those seeking a slice of luxury on their beach holiday to Thailand.