The land of smiles and capital of Thailand, Bangkok has long been a favourite with European travelers in search of guaranteed warmer weather along with fabulous food, fantastic beaches and friendly hosts. This hectic city will excite like no other from Buddhist temples to the canal networks of Klongs displaying fascinating and colourful wears on their floating markets. A Bangkok city break will defiantly leave you wanting to return.
If you fancy finding out more about city breaks to Bangkok give our reservations team a call. We can advise you on nearest airport with a selection of international and regional departures to get you on your Bangkok city break.
City breaks in Bangkok are popular all year round with each season offering its own benefits. Our dedicated reservation team will be happy to advise on the best time of year for you to travel to get the most out of your Bangkok city break.
What to do on a Bangkok City Break
The Royal Palace complex is at the centre of Bangkok’s attractions and was once home to the Royal family. Now it features temples, numerous buildings and museums displaying important Thai relics. The Emerald Buddha is housed in Wat Phra Kaeo, which is reputed to have great healing powers. Wat Pho is the largest and oldest temple (wat), and home to the reclining Buddha, or if relaxing is the name of the game, then treat yourself to a traditional Thai massage. The well known Khao San road is an experience not to be missed and is jam packed with bars, restaurants and shops, you can even pop into a tailors and have a suit hand made in 24 hours. Shopping in Bangkok is very reasonably priced and is a draw for the European traveler. Bartering is the way to negotiate the best price and ensure you return with some wonderful souvenirs.
Where to stay on your Bangkok City Break
We feature many properties in our Bangkok portfolio ranging from 3* budget options through to 5* luxury. For a good location 3* the Grand China Princess located in Chinatown is a good choice. With modern rooms and fantastic facilities including a pool overlooking this fabulous city. With a minimalist feel, the Bel Aire Princess hotel is a lovely 4* choice. A good location for shopping and dining and with its own popular Thai restaurant, or for all out luxury then the Peninsula located on the Chao Phraya river cannot be beaten. With fine furnishings and outstanding service, you certainly will not want to leave. If you have travelled to Bangkok and wish to return to a favourite hotel, or have received a recommendation, please give our dedicated Bangkok city break specialists a call and they can advise on the best Bangkok city break for you.