Songkran, held every year on 13 April, is a thrilling time to visit Thailand; the country erupts in huge celebrations of the local new year by dousing each other with water. For visitors, it’s also a great excuse to cool off. But where do you want to experience this festival?
Bangkok is the world’s most visited city, with tourists arriving for its urban energy. But Thailand is also known for its beach resort areas and mountain retreats. For your Songkran celebration, choose your setting – and we’ll handle the rest.
Cathay Pacific Holidays offers flight and hotel packages, easing your planning and helping you save. Here are a few current packages with special deals to make your holiday even more enjoyable.
SO Sofitel Bangkok
Deal: Stay three nights, pay for two
Christian Lacroix and leading Thai designers are behind this hotel’s decor, which includes a theme referencing the five elements: water, earth, wood, metal and fire. Its high style has made it Bangkok’s trendiest address. Minimum stay of three nights. Offer available until 31 October 2019
Hotel indigo Phuket Patong
Deal: Free cocktail
When you aren’t hitting the beach or soaking in the nightlife of Patong, this new hotel offers a luxurious respite. The perfect accessory: a free cocktail, offered to each guest for each stay. You’ll also get 500 bonus Asia Miles. Minimum stay of three nights. Offer available until 31 October 2019
Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort – A Vegetarian Retreat
Deal: Buy-one-get-one afternoon tea; buy-one-get-one cooking class
Chiang Mai is known for its organic produce, so it’s the ideal place to take a cooking class. If you prefer to avoid the kitchen, indulge instead in the afternoon tea offer while admiring this resort’s architecture, which combines colonial and local Lanna details. Offer available until 31 October 2019
These deals and more are available at Cathay Pacific Holidays