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In a world first, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is giving guests a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the night with Thailand’s majestic elephants in their natural habitat while staying in unique transparent Jungle Bubbles.   Unfolding across 650,000 square metres of Northern Thailand’s ancient jungle, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is perched on a hill overlooking the Mekong and Ruak rivers.  The secluded location is uniquely positioned to take in majestic three country views over the confluence of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, and grazing elephants in the most stunning of natural settings below.   Located in the jungle, the two Jungle Bubbles are perched on raised wooden decks offering uninterrupted views of the elephants, as well as stargazing at night.   The Jungle Bubbles were custom designed by Eye In The Sky and are constructed with high tech polyester fabric using exclusive Precontraint Serge Ferrari technology to create an milieu in which guests can enjoy an immersive, close-to-nature experience. The well-appointed bubble accommodation is fully air-conditioned, offering 22 square metres of indoor floor space; a 4.5-diameter bedroom and living space with a king bed and seating area under a transparent roof; and an enclosed, nontransparent en-suite shower and vanity. Intimate touches of bathrobes and slippers; crisp white bed linen; regular and feather pillows; and exquisite bathroom amenities provide convenient functions with the comfort of home.  A hair dryer, vanity and make up mirror are also provided. Guests at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort can purchase the Jungle Bubble experience as an optional activity and spend the night from dusk till dawn, returning to the hotel in the morning.  Rates start from 17,700 Thai Baht per night for two people and include a delectable dinner basket; a fully stocked mini bar; 24-hour in-room dining service; and tea and coffee making facilities. Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is world famous for its elephant camp that, along with the Golden Triangle Asian Elephant Foundation (GTAEF), were set up primarily to help elephants that cannot help themselves: for those that find themselves, through abuse or through circumstance, unable to provide and maintain an income for themselves, for their mahouts and their families.   Here appropriate activities are designed that allow the elephant caretakers to raise the funds they need to look after the elephants without forcing them into activities they might not enjoy.   The introduction of the Jungle Bubbles at Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is another world first that can be scaled and shared with other elephant camps to allow them to give a subset of elephants – those that prefer to only meet their mahouts and are bonded into friendship groups – a natural life in a manner that the elephants enjoy without becoming a financial strain on the operation.  

SUPERIOR WAY TO ENJOY SAMUI Seaside delights await! This year, W Koh Samui pampers you with the “WOW Offer”. For stays of at least four consecutive nights, you will be amused with extraordinary benefits such as on-arrival sparkling wine, Well-Travelled signature massage, candlelit dinner, airport transfers, and daily breakfasts. The offer is valid from now until 31 December 2019. For further details and booking, check out www.wkohsamui.com or email reservations.wkohsamui@whotelsworldwide.com     CHILLING BY THE POOL Travelling to the splendid North? U Chiang Mai offers you sweet indulgence by the pool with the “Luxurious Superior Pool Access” package, with 30% discount for a Superior Pool Access room, together with 30% discount on F&B and round-trip airport transfer! Available for stays from now until 31 March 2019. A minimum of two consecutive nights is required. For booking, contact +66 (0) 53 327 000 or reserve@uchiangmai.com     EXPERIENCING CHENGDU With growing tourism thanks to charming Chinese culture and lovely pandas, Chengdu should really be on your list. Enjoy the “Check-in to Chengdu” experience with everything special from The Temple House! This three-night package invites guests not only to have the first-rate stay, but also to explore the city, to relish the award-winning spa, and to savour the healthy fares, starting from USD 930. Visit www.thetemplehousehotel.com for more information.     DIVER’S BEST DEAL! Koh Haa is one of the first-rate dive sites in Thailand, thanks to its crystalline water, healthy coral, and abundant underwater life. Luckily, Pimalai Resort & Spa at Koh Lanta offers the leisurely four-day package for certified SCUBA divers to enjoy both on-land comfort and marine beauty. The package includes accommodation, airport transfers, dinner, spa, diving trip and equipment, and more. Priced from THB 43,590. Available now until 30 April 2019. Visit www.pimalai.com/promotion/ diving-2019 for more information.   SAKURA HEALING Not just eye candy, the beautiful Sakura flower is also beneficial for your skin, thanks to its essential oil, which is rich in antioxidants. The Okura Spa at The Okura Prestige Bangkok features special “Sakura Wellness Secrets”, a 90-minute treatment to smoothen your delicate skin from head to toe, and to rejuvenate your weary soul. Available daily from 1 April – 30 June 2019, priced at THB 3,800++ per person. For more information and reservations, please call +66 (0) 2687 9000 or email spa@okurabangkok.com

Congrats to พรทิพย์ สุขวิชัย who won the overnight stay for two with breakfast at Shinnabhura Historic Boutique Hotel. Thanks everyone for entering. Stay tuned for the next contest! In our latest competition, we've teamed up with Shinnabhura Historic Boutique Hotel to offer readers the chance to win a one-night stay and a meal for two! Shinnabhura Historic Boutique Hotel boasts a brand-new accommodation landmark in the downtown of Phitsanulok province that addresses every single need of travelers. Located on a spacious area of around 8,000 sq.m., the hotel stands out with a historic accent and unique characteristics in its architecture inspired by stunning designs from ancient kingdoms like Ayutthaya and Lanna. One reader will win a one-night stay in a Grand Deluxe Room at the hotel including breakfast for two. At Shinnabhura, the attention to architectural detail is superb as demonstrated by the stylish designs that derive from artistic cultures of such ancient kingdoms as Ayutthaya and Lanna. Shinnabhura offers five different types of rooms: Barn-style Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Grand Deluxe Rooms, Junior Suites, and Royal Suites, accounting for a total of 44 rooms, coupled with a full range of services and facilities - including free shuttle service to airport, free Wi-Fi, swimming pool, fitness center, and Saran spa that offers holistic treatment methods such as traditional Thai massage, Lanna Thai massage, local sauna, and herbs. Experience palatable Thai and international dishes prepared by highly skilled chefs at Chaliang Dining Room or enjoy the chill-out ambience with cool beverages at Secret Bar & Garden Cafe - available in both barn-style indoor space with air-conditioning and outdoor space in the shadow of huge golden apple trees. In the meantime, you can grab some knowledge about local history from ancient warrior clothing, carvings, and paintings that depict wars and battles during the times of Ayutthaya and Lanna, all of which are displayed at the small museum in the hotel area. In addition, Shinnabhura is conveniently located in Phitsanulok’s downtown, offering a great spot to kick off your journey to visit historical sites and natural attractions such as Wat Phra Sri Rattana Mahathat (Wat Yai), Chan Royal Palace, Phuhinrongkla National Park, Thung Salaeng Luang National Park, and Phu Lom Lo. A special offer for customers who are staying with us in March. Go to www.shinnabhura.com and book online with  code "March" to receive a 15% discount off an original price of Deluxe and Grand Deluxe Room, or a 30% discount off Junior Suite and Royal Suite room. Moreover, Saran Spa is also offerring a 30-50% discount for online bookers who use our spa services during their stay at Shinnabhura Historic Boutique Hotel.   Competition closes 3 April 2019. One winner will be selected at random, and the winner will be announced on our facebook page on 4 April 2019.