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Dubai, Phuket & Khao Lak

Your journey begins in Dubai. A sprawling city that soars towards – and sometimes beyond – the clouds, the ever-evolving metropolis of Dubai entices with its striking blend of Arabian tradition and contemporary world-class facilities.

With a distinctive skyline dominated by a multitude of vast, modern skyscrapers – including the tallest building of them all, the 830m Burj Khalifa, Dubai has become an icon of the modern generation, from the spectacular Palm Jumeirah that blossoms across the Arabian Sea, to the mammoth shoppers’ paradise that is Dubai Mall, to the thrilling water parks at Wild Wadi and Aquaventure.

First stop in Thailand Phuket is one of Thailand’s most interesting destinations, with its ethnically diverse history and culture creating a unique fusion which separates it from other resorts in the country. Acting as the ideal 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 whilst enjoying its Portuguese architecture, internationally diverse cuisine and the special blend of local hospitality.

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.

A couple of hours drive will take you to the beachside resort of Khao Lak. Khao Lak is the perfect destination for visitors looking to enjoy a relaxing holiday on Thailand’s stunning beaches away from the hustle and bustle of the country’s busier resorts.  Whilst the destination has a more relaxed pace of life compared to the high-octane energy of nearby Phuket, Khao Lak still possesses all the essential amenities of a beach resort, with a wide variety of activities and retail opportunities.  With gorgeous powdery sands and inviting turquoise waters set against a backdrop of lush greenery.  Located on the northern Andaman coast, Khao Lak also provides an ideal base for excursions to Khao Lak, Lam Ru and Khao Sok National Parks and the stunning Similan and Surin Islands.

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AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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  • 33℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
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  • 31℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 32℃
  • 4
  • 2
  • 6
  • 11
  • 17
  • 17
  • 18
  • 18
  • 20
  • 19
  • 14
  • 8

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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WHERE TO BOOK

Affordable Luxury Travel

Affordable Luxury Travel are one of the largest and highly rated independent travel companies in the UK. Their luxury holidays to Dubai & Thailand can be tailored to your budget and exact requirements, at market leading prices. With low deposits, flexible payment plans, full financial sec...

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HOTELS

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  • Basics covered

Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket

A luxurious beachfront retreat in one of Thailand’s most beloved island destinations, Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket combines elegant Thai heritage with gracious hospitality. Set on the white sands of Bang Tao beach, the hotel is surrounded by lush gardens, overlooking the glittering Andaman Ocean. From watersports and the 18-hole Laguna Phuket golf course to the tranquil spa and myriad dining experiences, guests enjoy the full-service facilities for which Dusit Thani is renowned.

Our Rating: Life of Luxury

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JA The Resort, Jebel Ali Beach

Dubai’s largest experience resort, is home to three 5* hotels featuring an 800m private beach and 7 pools, over 40 incredible activities to thrill all generations, including a 9-hole championship standard golf course, water sports centre and horse riding stables. With 25 restaurants and bars, guests will embark on an unforgettable culinary journey.

Our Rating: Unique & Fabulous

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Khao Lak Merlin

A lush jungle retreat, only 50 minutes drive north of Phuket Airport, built inside the rainforest with access to an unspoilt beach. Chalet-style accommodation scattered amongst the gardens is characteristic of this hotel, away from busy Phuket and perfect for people who want to chill out and experience a more authentic Thailand. Ideal for honeymooners, there is also an optional all inclusive package which can be enjoyed in the two restaurants (dine around with all drinks included between 11am and 11 pm)

Our Rating: Creature Comforts

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One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai

Stay in abundant space, luxurious rooms and suites, nine exceptional restaurants, and tasteful, Arabesque architecture at One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai. Situated in more than 26 hectares of pristine gardens, soothing fountains and architectural Arabic features, meandering pathways lead down to their one-kilometer sweep of famous Jumeirah Beach.

Our Rating: Best of the Best

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One&Only The Palm, Dubai

Experience complete seclusion at one of the Palm Island’s most exclusive resorts. Take in the breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf and Dubai’s soaring skyline from your private beach with waves lapping the soft white sand. Step aboard the One&Only boat and immerse yourself in the bustling cosmopolitan city of Dubai, just minutes away.

Our Rating: Best of the Best

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Patong Merlin

In the heart of Patong, with access to the beach road on one side and the shopping/bars on the other (next to Hard Rock Cafe), this hotel has 4 swimming pools, 2 swim-up bars and offers peaceful and quiet surroundings once you walk through its tropical gardens. With guaranteed interconnecting rooms for families, a kids club, kids pool and 24 hour doctor on call, it is ideal for younger families, couples, groups of friends and anybody who wants to be a stone’s throw away from all entertainment.

Our Rating: Creature Comforts

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