For a taste of paradise head to The Shore at Katathani, in a secluded cove overlooking Kata Noi’s picturesque beachfront with soft white sands and sparkling emerald sea. Feel every care you have melt away as you are pampered by the dedicated staff in this heavenly adult only retreat of endless splendour.
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When an airline starts to think of passengers as guests, everything changes. This is the philosophy at Etihad. Whether it’s the 100% private suites offered in First Class or the guaranteed fully-flat beds in long-haul Business Class, the hospitality provided is personalised and unique.
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The culture in Thailand is so different, so positive – it’s known as ‘the land of smiles’, and it’s easy to see why. From the hustle and bustle in Bangkok with tuk tuks galore, the bright lights and noise is so energising. Counter this with the tranquil beaches and the incredible architecture of the grand palaces and temples… absolutely breathtaking, with such detail and precision, and you’ve got a fantastic destination that’s made to be experienced and explored.
With its Chinese influences, sweet and sour, salty and umami, fragrant yet punchy, Thai flavours hit all the right notes, garlic, galangal, coriander, coconut milk, lemongrass, shrimp paste, fish sauce and of course chillies it’s the land of sticky rice. Hot and spicy street food from Bangkok – Pad Thai (fried noodles) crispy sweet caramelised pork, satays abound, spicy beef salads (Yam Nua) red and green curries.