THAILAND - island beach layer

Create your own Robinson Crusoe fantasy and experience the thrill of hidden beaches on Thailand’s coast, accessible only by long-tail boat.

THAILAND - Chang Rai elephant camp

Get a soaking at elephant bath time and learn how mahoots keep their elephants clean, cool and under control!

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Enjoy stunning white sand beaches edged by swaying coconut trees, whilst receiving top-notch service at the Four Seasons, Koh Samui.

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Enjoy this iconic Phuket beach, nestled in a coconut plantation, whilst experiencing an exceptional level of service at Aman’s flagship property, Amanpuri.

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THAILAND - Thai girls

This is the friendly face of Thailand. Everywhere you go, you’ll be greeted with gracious smiles and friendly conversation, starting with a courteous "Sawadee Ka" (hello).

THAILAND - W Resort Koh Samui

W Hotels have a reputation for merging natural landscapes with innovative modern architecture and this W Hotel, located on Koh Samui, is no exception with its breath-taking infinity pool that cuts a slice through a stunning seascape – pure genius.

THAILAND - Amanpuri, Main Pool, Phuket

The zen-like Amanpuri in Phuket will help you fully unwind within its harmonious interiors. With inspiration taken from Thailand’s temples this top Aman hotel is guaranteed to leave you totally blissed out and pampered.

THAILAND - AmanPuri, Beach Club

Soak up the understated sophistication of the sublime swimming pool at the Amanpuri in Phuket.

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Take in the dazzling sight of Wat Arun by night from the uber-chic Metropolitan hotel. For the energetic, we recommend visiting by day to see a startling view of Bangkok from the top of the tallest temple in the city.

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Travel in the ultimate style and comfort on the legendary Orient Express and watch rural Thailand unfold before your eyes.

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From your unique vantage on the world’s most luxurious train journey enjoy unparalleled views of everyday life in the Thai countryside. You'll no doubt pass by rice pickers in their traditional hats, cultivating Thailand’s staple dish.

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Toast your good fortune whilst you soak up the picturesque natural environment at Thanyamundra Resort in Khao Sok National Park and dine like a king on food sourced from the fields around you.

THAILAND - Thanyamundra, Khao Sok Naitonal Park

Bedrooms at the secluded Thanyamundra retreat are made from local teak and furnished with beautiful Asian antiques. In the morning, watch the dawn mists roll off the jungle clad hills.

THAILAND - Soneva Kiri -snorkelling

Discover pristine corals and brightly coloured fish in the clear-as-glass water that surrounds your private hideaway island at Soneva Kiri.

THAILAND - Main Pool at Six Senses Yao Noi

Luxuriate poolside at Six Senses Yao Noi's hilltop reserve whilst taking in this epic view of the Phang Nga Bay and its mysterious limestone cliffs.

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On the island paradise of Six Senses Yao Noi, you'll get unparalleled views of the mystical Phang Nga Bay from your bed, a stunning and spacious villa with private pool and personal butler. 

THAILAND - Ryavadee

Limestone cliffs form an integral part of your vistas at Rayavadee on Krabi. Experience dinner within a cavernous natural chamber, soaking up the unique, echo-ey atmosphere. Watch out for bats!

THAILAND - Bangkok, tuk tuk

No visit to Thailand is complete without a ride in a tuk-tuk, the most popular mode of city transport. It is fact-paced and often quite hair-raising but this noisy experience is a must. 

THAILAND - Six Senses Yao Noi, Evening lanterns

Soak up the atmospheric dusk scene at the Six Senses Yao Noi, overlooking the awe-inspiring crags of Pang Nga Bay.

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Within the cool haven of Bangkok's Metropolitan hotel, experience award-winning cuisine that perfectly highlights the best of Asian tastes: spicy, sweet and zingy – all at the same time!

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Imagine relaxing on a day bed at Kirimaya, situated in a this peaceful spot in the heart of Khao Yai National Park, surrounded by the sounds of untamed nature.

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This Four Seasons tent, set in the willowy bamboo forests of the Golden Triangle is extremely luxurious and chicly furnished with original Thai artefacts and traditional lanterns that lend a romantic glow at dusk.

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Sitting on the wiry, rubbery neck of an elephant is an experience not to be forgotten. Scratch behind huge, dusty ears to make a friend for life. Here is Ampersand's MD, James, at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Chang Rai.

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For a unique bathing experience have a soak in this wooden tub, on the balcony of your expansive tent at Four Seasons Tented Camp, Chang Rai. Listen to the hoots of nature, just out of reach in dense, untamed foliage.

THAILAND - Four Seasons Tented Camp, Chang Mai & Rai

This is seclusion at its best. Take advantage of your large outdoor deck at the Four Senses Chang Rai to view the meandering river, unchecked wildlife and encroaching jungle.

THAILAND - Four Seasons Koh Samui

The Four Seasons Koh Samui is one of our favourite hotels in Thailand - private villas are stylish and spacious, and come with an outdoor living area, private pool and al fresco bathroom with wraparound sea views. Enormously sophisticated.

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The Mandarin Oriental is a Bangkok old-timer and one of the best in town – we particularly love the Mandarin Oriental's Author’s Wing suites with their colonial white shutters and black and white tiled flooring.

THAILAND - Emerald Buddha Temple

The Emerald Buddha Temple is a must see, regarded as the most important temple in Thailand. This beautifully ornate Buddhist temple in the centre of Bangkok houses an emerald Buddha, carved from single slab of jade.


The Anantara Chang Rai is an elaborately luxurious resort set in 160 acres of tropical gardens and is perfectly positioned for exploring the Golden Triangle area. 

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THAILAND - Anantara - Chang Rai, Mahoot training, elephant camp

Get up close to these magnificent creatures in Chang Rai and learn from the mahoots how best to handle an elephant by yourself!

THAILAND - Anantara, Golden Triangle, Chang Rai

Join in this amazing opportunity to help train an elephant with the help of a mahoot. They grow up with the elephants and are incredibly skilled and knowleagable about these magnificent creatures.

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Luxury Hotels in Thailand

Whether you are looking for a sky-high, uber-modern Bangkok city dwelling or a barefoot luxury wooden beach villa, albeit with top-of-the-range mod cons, Thailand has an endless variety of beautiful places to stay in truly stunning locations. Welcoming and unobtrusive service comes as standard in this hospitable country, so you know you’ll be very well looked after wherever you go. Browse our portfolio of hand-picked hotels, villas and resorts in Thailand, listed alphabetically by location:

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  • North Thailand
  • South Thailand
  • Bangkok
  • Phuket
  • Koh Samui

137 Pillars House ,
Chiang Mai

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137 Pillars House revives the old world elegance of the Orient and invites guests to enjoy every modern luxury. The...

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Amanpuri ,

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  Amanpuri is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Aman Resorts in Asia and Top 10 Beach Hotels. Aman’s flagship property, Amanpuri (meaning ‘place...

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Anantara Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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This captivating 21st century hotel by architect Kerry Hill is built on the grounds of the former British Consulate on...

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Anantara Chiang Rai ,
Chiang Rai

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Spectacularly located on a ridge over looking the Rauk and Mekong Rivers and beyond to the hills of Burma and...

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Bangkok Tree House ,

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This original hotel is perfect for those looking for an alternative experience in Bangkok. Located just outside the city centre,...

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Belmond Napasai ,
Koh Samui

Belmond Napasai Koh Samui Thailand

Nestled in 17 acres of tropical gardens the Belmond Napasai sits on Koh Samui’s peaceful north shore, just a 25...

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Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok ,

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Towering above Bangkok's legendary Chao Phraya River, the 5-star Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok hotel has 320 luxurious and spacious rooms and...

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Chiva Som ,
Hua Hin

Chiva Som Hua Hin Thailand

Few destination spas can lay claim to as many international accolades as Chiva Som. Located within seven acres of lush...

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Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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This remarkable hotel cannot but astonish. The large collection of painstakingly reproduced Burmese temples, Thai palaces and Lao halls are...

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Eastern and Oriental Express ,

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The opulent Eastern and Oriental Express is the most luxurious way to travel through South East Asia. Its gleaming green...

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Elephant Hills ,
Khao Sok National Park

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The 20 large tents that make up Elephant Hills each features stadard twin or double beds, fans, and bathrooms with...

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Four Seasons Chiang Mai ,
Chiang Mai

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Situated 30 minutes from Chiang Mai, The Four Seasons' 64 northern Thai style pavilions enjoy pristine views of the Mae...

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Four Seasons Koh Samui ,
Koh Samui

Four Seasons Koh Samui Thailand

  Four Seasons Koh Samui is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Beach Hotels Situated on a steep hillside with dramatic views...

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Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle ,
Chiang Rai

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Reached by river boat amid Thailand's exotic bamboo jungles, the Four Seasons Tented Camp offers a unique experience of unadulterated...

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Kirimaya ,
Khao Yai National Park

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The Kirimaya's rooms, suites and tents have idyllic views of the hills and forests of The Khao Yai National Park....

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Layana Resort & Spa ,

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Located on the large island of Koh Lanta in Krabi, Layana Resort & Spa is a boutique resort offering stylish...

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Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel ,

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The Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport is an impressive, modern hotel located a 5 minute drive from Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok. Ideal...

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Point Yamu by COMO ,

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Set on the east coast of Phuket – the other side of the island to many of the resorts – Point Yamu...

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Puripunn ,
Chiang Mai

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Located in the backs streets of Chiang Mai this intimate 30 room hotel has been built in a contemporary style...

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Rayavadee ,

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Set on a stunning headland overlooking the Andaman Sea, the Rayavadee is only accessible by boat and located between 3...

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Rosewood Phuket ,

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Perfectly placed along the tropical seashore of Emerald Bay, the glamorous Rosewood is one of the finest beach side properties...

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Sala Samui Resort & Spa ,
Koh Samui

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Sala Samui Resort & Spa is a stunning deluxe pool villa resort on Koh Samui Island. The resort comprises of...

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Sarojin ,

Sarojin Phuket Thailand

Located on an 11 km beach, on the Andaman Sea, this 10 acre 'couples concept' hotel focuses on seclusion, peace...

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Six Senses Samui ,
Koh Samui

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Nestled in the Gulf of Siam, the Six Senses' spacious villas are scattered through tropical gardens, and a conserved coconut...

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Six Senses Yao Noi ,
Phang Nga Bay

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  Six Senses Yao Noi features in Ampersand's Top 10 Swimming Pools This fabulous resort has 54 generously proportioned, private pool villas,...

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Soneva Kiri ,
Koh Kood

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  Soneva Kiri is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Eco Retreats. Opened in 2009, Soneva Kiri offers 42 pool villas set...

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Tamarind Village ,
Chiang Mai

Tamarind Village Chiang Mai Thailand

Situated in the heard of Chiang Mai’s old town, this fantastic boutique hotel is surrounded by many of the city’s...

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The Library ,
Koh Samui

The Library Koh Samui Thailand

This chic, minimalist hotel is an oasis of cool located in the middle of Koh Samui's most popular beach, Chaweng....

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The Metropolitan ,

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The Metropolitan has a cool and contemporary east-meets-west aesthetic with modern Oriental accents which are combined with award-winning cuisine, a...

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The Oriental ,

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  The Oriental Bangkok is one of Ampersand's Top 10 Lux City Hotels. This elegant and luxurious iconic hotel in the...

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The Peninsula ,

The Peninsula Bangkok Thailand

The Peninsula Bangkok is a stunning, 37-storey W shaped, hotel offering uninterrupted panoramic views of Bangkok from every one of...

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The Racha ,
Koh Racha Yai

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The Racha is a chic and modern hideaway set on the remote Racha Yai Island with a stunning stretch of...

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The Sala Phuket ,

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This imaginatively designed hotel has drawn inspiration from the Sixties and Seventies. The 16 rooms and 63 villas have a...

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The Siam ,

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One of Bangkok’s historical gems, The Siam is a must see when staying in Thailand’s capital. Located on the river...

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The Sukhothai ,

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This contemporary minimalist hotel was built to reflect the palaces of the Sukhothai period by renowned architect Kerry Hill. The...

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Tongsai Bay ,
Koh Samui

Tongsai Bay Koh Samui Thailand

This well established resort is one of the few on Koh Samui to have its own beach. Many of the...

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Trisara ,

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Located on a steep hill with panoramic views of the Andaman Sea, the 39 villas are nestled in the mature...

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W Retreat Koh Samui ,
Koh Samui

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W Retreat is a stunning all villa resort located on the northern tip of Koh Samui. With an emphasis on...

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Capella Hotel Bangkok ,

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The Capella Bangkok is set in one of the oldest districts of the city, where shophouses that have stood for...

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Client Testimonials

So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
Ampersand provided a bespoke and flexible holiday, tailored to my every whim. Their highly professional staff had only one goal which was to arrange an exceptional holiday and some unforgettable experiences in India. I have no hesitation in fully recommending them and they will be the first company I approach in the future - 10/10
- Anonymous, India
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India
I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
I would recommend Ampersand without any hesitation!!! The best travel agent that I’ve ever had. Everything – from the individual care and attention in planning the trip, through to the efficiency of the agents on the ground in India – was handled brilliantly. An absolutely first-class service all round!
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India

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