Bangkok City Break from Australia this Winter
Depending on your location in Australia, flight time to Bangkok is only about 9 hours, which is considerably short in comparison to flights to other winter sun destinations. With Bangkok being a major hub, other destinations in Thailand like Phuket or Chiang Mai are in easy reach.
Bangkok distinguishes itself from the typical tourist city in that it is not a place you go to simply sight-see, it is a place you go to experience culture and immerse yourself with locals. It is the most visited city in the world, and there are many reasons why so many people flock from all over to basque in its rich culture and history.
You will eat well.
The food in Thailand is delicious and also highly affordable. If you are looking for good food on your winter break, Bangkok will not disappoint. Whether you want to eat spicy and flavorful Thai dishes or enjoy sushi, or even Mexican cuisine, Thailand is known for having a variety of international cuisine to offer visitors.
The weather is exactly what you are looking for.
If you are running from the cold, what better climate to embrace than a warm and humid one? Bangkok will provide you with the sun and warmth.
The friendly people.
It isn't just something that people say, Thailand really does have some wonderful people. They are both welcoming, friendly it is a place you go to experience Thai culture and immerse yourself with locals.
If you like getting to know people from all over, Bangkok is one place that you can be sure will give you your fill of international. From people from Europe to North Americans, Japan, and South America, Thailand has always been and remains a highly popular vacation destination.
If night life is one of the reasons that you are considering Bangkok, you are on the right track. ThongLor in Bangkok has been described as the “hippest district” in all of Asia. That's a pretty big claim, but it's true that Thong Lor has been successful at attracting bohemians and artists from all around Thailand in recent years.
Bangkok, and Thailand in general, is home to many historical temples that are both aesthetically pleasing and also captivating to visit. Whether you are spiritual or simply admire other cultures and religions, you will not be disappointed with a visit to a temple-or several. You, most definitely, must visit the Grand Palace.
Visit the floating markets.
If you want to enjoy an experience that will be very different than any you could have in Australia, visit the floating markets in Bangkok. You won't be disappointed by this rich and intense experience. Yes, there may be crowds, but the Thai treats, sights and sounds will be well-worth it.
Where in Bangkok
Sukhumvit Road covers some of the most diverse areas in Bangkok. It is not only one of the longest boulevards in Thailand, but also one of the longest in the world. The Sukhumvit Thonglor neighborhood proper is the hippest area of Bangkok. It is home to some of the city's best restaurants, modern apartments, and myriad bars and clubs. This district is especially popular among visitors and expats. Despite all these fine distractions, the Sukhumvit district borders on Khlong Toei, one of the humblest neighborhoods in Bangkok.
Thonglor is a Soi on the north side of Sukhumvit. Roughly translated, thonglor means 'molten gold,' and the street is named for a reason: it is Bangkok's hippest street, filled with chic restaurants, quirky shops, and the best bars in the city.
All along the street, you will find hundreds of shops and street vendors selling travelling goods, jewelry, and whatever else you can think of. When the sun goes down, these vendors turn into food trucks and street bars. You can find any kind of dining you can imagine along Sukhumvit road, from five-stars to street food.
Nestled between the exciting Sukhumvit Soi 55 and Petchaburi Road, akyra Thonglor Bangkok hotel provides an ideal base for both business and leisure travellers, with an adjacent lifestyle mall offering a diverse selection of dining options and the convenience of a 24-hour supermarket.
With unparalleled service and a sense of intimacy, a stay in on of the luxurious suites and studios will exceed anything you have ever experienced.
Bangkok and Beyond
Enjoy 30% discount from Best Available Rates when booking 2 nights (or more) at akyra Thonglor Bangkok and 3 nights (or more) at Aleenta Hua Hin. Guest will also receive a complimentary Thai set dinner for 2 at Aleenta Hua Hin along with a choice of destination activities.