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Five Places to Exquisitely Celebrate ‘Loy Kratong’ Festival This 2021

Celebrated across Thailand, Loy Krathong Festival has been a long-time tradition and one of the most awaited annual delights nowadays. As the magical festival is approaching again, we have gathered some ideas for your special night with your loved ones on 19 November 2021.

 

Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

With its one-off vibes and nice weather, there’s no doubt Chiang Mai is one of the top destinations to enjoy Loy Krathong Festival. Right at the river bank, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort will take the beautiful tradition to the next level, inviting you to imbue with gorgeous candlelit lotus-shaped rafts decorated with vibrant flowers, as well as enjoying extravagant international buffet dinner and enchanting Lanna dance.

Prices: THB 2,600 net (adult) / THB 1,300 (child aged 8-12) / free of charge for child under 7

To reserve: +66 (0) 53 253 333 / chiangmai@anantara.com

 

Capella Bangkok

At Capella’s riverfront courtyard, you can revel in magic moments under the moonlight in the lush tropical garden with exquisite Thai dancing, soft sounds of live music on classical instruments, take part in the Loy Krathong tradition with the resort’s biodegradable ‘krathong’, and enjoy Bangkok’s leading epicurean journey. A team of skillful chefs at Phra Nakhon Restaurant will pamper your taste buds with an array of authentic Thai cuisine made with organic and high-quality ingredients, using Old-Siamese recipes.

Prices: THB 6,000 net (adult) / THB 2,000 net (child below 12 years old)

To reserve: +66 (0) 2 098 3888 / phranakhon.bangkok@capellahotels

 

Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

As the Chao Phraya River gets gilded by countless candle lights, you can relish the beguiling sight along an array of shows including long drum dance parade that will lead you to the river, with classical Thai dance awaits, and spectacular fireworks to end the night memorably. Shangri-La Hotel’s outlets will offer various dining experience like international seafood buffet at NEXT2 Café, Thai buffet in a romantic setting at Salathip Restaurant, a chic Italian set menu at Volti restaurant & bar, and more.  Additionally, don’t forget to put a Thai costume on, since the best dressed individual and couple will receive complimentary stays in the luxury hotel.

Prices: Starting from THB 1,698 net per adult

To reserve: +66 (0) 2 236 7777 / restaurants.slbk@shangri-la.com

 

Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok

Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok will please you during the celebration with lavish international and seafood buffet dinner, together with stunning live performances and fireworks display. If you want to make turn this festivity into a special staycation, the hotel offers a tempting ‘Loy Krathong’ package that includes buffet dinner for 2 and a one-night stay in a Grand Deluxe Room City View.

Prices: THB 2,790 net for buffet dinner / THB 5,995 net for the package

To reserve: +66 (0) 2 307 8888 /riverbarge.chrb@chatrium.com / LINE: @ChatriumRiverside

 

SO Sofitel Hua Hin

How about celebrating the festival by the sea? SO Sofitel Hua Hin will arrange a special afternoon-to-evening event at the SO Pool, where you can create your own krathong, take pleasure in delectable foods and drinks from Beach Society, live bands and DJ, and enjoy shopping at the monthly night market full of unique arts and handmade crafts on the Beach Lawn.

Prices: THB 850 net for an all-you-can-eat package

To reserve: +66 (0) 32 709 555 / h9649@sofitel.com