Songkran Escapes Around Thailand


Let the Songkran spirit begin!

Even though Songkran is upon us, it’s not too late to figure out where to celebrate the Thai New Year. To help with that last-minute planning, we’ve gathered a few attractive Songkran promotions from around the country to make this your most memorable Songkran yet—from special staycations to heart-warming brunch packages.

Banyan Tree Samui

Get all the party feels at Banyan Tree Samui this year. Join a Splash Party on April 13th on the resort’s exclusive beachfront with free-flow drinks, snacks, and ice cream. A street market will be set up on the beachfront lawn the following evening where you’ll experience a  traditional Lao Kratop Mai folk dance with bamboo rods. Delight in a High Tea Buffet at Saffron Restaurant, perched high above the resort and commanding a spectacular view of the sea on April 15th.  Throughout the week, Saffron Restaurant will also host a special 5-course set menu every evening, featuring authentic Thai cuisine.

Splash Party with free-flow drinks, snacks and icecream (April 13th): 799 baht per person/free for children under 12

Street market with traditional Lao Kratop Mai folk dance (April 14th): 1,550 baht per person/free for children under 12

High Tea Buffet at Saffron Restaurant (April 15th): 1,550 baht net per couple, including a complimentary Sanctuary Day Pass

5-course set menu at Saffron Restaurant: 2,100 baht net per person

 For reservations and inquiries, email samui@banyantree.com, or call 077-915-333

Meli√° Chiang Mai

Meliá Chiang Mai is celebrating its first Songkran with a special promotion for Thai residents and foreign locals. The New Year opening promotion includes a two-night stay with daily breakfast for two, a roundtrip airport transfer, and a complimentary cocktail for two at Mai The Sky Bar. The spectacular 360-degree rooftop bar on the 22nd floor affords spectacular views of the River Ping to the city’s east, and famed Doi Suthep Temple on the mountaintop to the west.  

Booking period: Now until April 16th

Stay period: April 10th–30th

The Songkran offer is priced at 4,599 net per room, or 2,760 baht net with a We Travel Together campaign promotion applied. 

For reservations and inquiries, email reservation.chiangmai@melia.com or call 052-090-699.

Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel

Celebrate the Thai New Year with heart-warming family meals at a tropical escape in the city. Featuring a family-style set menu of regional favorites, gather over summer delicacies and seasonal treats in a cozy setting at Spice Market. Guests can also enjoy a Songkran Brunch of Thai Delights on April 13th, featuring regional specialties ya dong (a traditional rice spirit made with honey and herbs), khao chase (cold rice dessert), plus lobster thermidor, roasted meats, and other brunch classics. 

Family-style set menu at Spice Market (April 13th-16th): 890++ baht per person

Brunch packages range from 2,500++ baht per person, including free-flow non-alcoholic beverages to 4,500++ baht with wine, cocktails and Moët & Chandon Champagne. For children aged 5-11 the price is at 1,250++ baht. Children under five eat for free.

You can also stay the night in a terrace room with adjoining gardens and private patio by booking the 'Songkran Spirit Thai New Year Celebration’ Package'

 Available until April 17th 2022 for stays between April 13th–17th 2022. 

Starting with 4,000 baht in a Deluxe Room based on double occupancy, the package includes a one-night stay with buffet breakfast, 2,000 baht hotel credit (per night, per room) for dining at hotel restaurants, a traditional Thai welcome, alms-offering ceremony with Buddhist monks, and exclusive Kasara Executive Lounge benefits for Kasara Club room and suite bookings. 

For reservations and inquiries, email dining.asia@anantara.com or call 02-126-8866.

Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok

Enjoy a 24-hour Songkran Staycation during the holidays. Starting from 7,499 baht net per night, the package includes free-flow signature drinks at Evening Social Hour, a guaranteed room upgrade, breakfast for two, 1,000 baht credit to dine at Stock.Room, a late check out at 3pm, and complimentary minibar.

Available until April 16th for stay between April 10th-17th 2022.

For reservations and inquiries, email book.kimptonmaalai@ihg.com or call  02-056-9999.