This eleven-day tour to Phuket includes four nights at Patong Beach, two nights at The Elephant Camp, and four nights at Nang Thong Beach in Kao Lak.
Your adventure gets underway in Patong Beach in Phuket. Relax and re-charge in your tropical boutique-style retreat. Set in a secluded hillside location, dicover Patong Beach's many attractions such as the nightlife on Bangla Road, Freedom and Paradise Beaches, and Phuket Wake Park close by.
Next you'll transfer to the Elephant Camp where you'll stay in luxury tented accommodation. Get up close to Asian elephants in their natural habitat - including the chance to feed these gentle creatures and help bathe them in the mud pool.
The finale of your trip is time at a luxury beach resort set on Nang Thong Beach in Kao Lak. Enjoy the swimming pools, spa, tennis and squash courts, putting green, tasty eateries, and lively bar scene.
*T&C's - Prices & hotels are subject to availability and can change at any time, Free child places are only available at elephant hills between the months of May, June & September 2018 & 2019 outside of this date range children will be charged at full price. Offer is based on 2 adults and 2 children. Hotel stays are based on Hays Travel suggested hotels and are completely changeable. Lead in price based on London Gatwick Departures other regional airports available at a supplement.
|Days 1 to 4||Patong Beach, Phuket - Bed & Breakfast|
|Days 5 to 6||Elephant Camp, Khao Sok National Park - Full Board|
|Days 7 to 11||Khao Lak, Phuket - Room Only|
Your tour starts with your flight from the UK to the Thai island of Phuket. Transfer to the Graceland Resort & Spa for a four-night stay on a Bed & Breakfast basis. Gorgeous pools, lush gardens, a serene spa, tasty cuisine, and a lively bar scene are just some of the delights that await at the recently-refurbished Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa. Just a short stroll from the white sands and azure sea at Phuket's Patong Beach; this large and friendly resort ticks all the boxes on your luxury holiday wish-list.
The abundant facilities at Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa include: four sea view swimming pools - two in each wing complete with a kids' pool, Jacuzzi, and pool bar - four restaurants, Belgian cafe, four bars, library, two boutiques, health club, spa and wellness centre, kids' club, and 24-hour reception.
Visit Bua Luang restaurant at breakfast and dinner for buffet-style dishes with an international flavour. Sunset eatery opens from 06:00 to 10:30 and serves a menu of Asian and international dish with the option of outdoor dining on the pool-facing terrace. Take your seat at the beachside Grace Bar & Grill for pizzas, burgers, and grilled fare at lunch and dinner or signature Thai-fusion dishes including a choice of great-value set meals are on the menu at The Flavor by the beach.
Belgian beers, dishes, and live music set the scene in Belgian Beer Cafe from 11:00 to 23:00. Stop by The View Bar for cocktails and light meals; cakes, pastries, tea, and coffee are served at Lobby Bar; or savour ice-cold drinks and light bites at Pool Bar and Sunset Pool Bar.
There are a total of 600 guest rooms and suites at Phuket Graceland Resort & Spa across sixteen categories; ranging from Deluxe, Deluxe Pool View, and Sunset Deluxe Pool View Rooms through to Graceland Seaview Suites with Two Bedrooms and Family Suites with Two Bedrooms.
Deluxe Rooms feature a queen-size bed and a single bed, garden views, balcony, complimentary Wi-Fi, individually-controlled air-conditioning, LCD satellite or cable television, direct-dial telephone, minibar, fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, bathroom, bathrobes, slippers, beach towels, hairdryer, umbrella, safety deposit box, and emergency flashlight.
Transfer to the Elephant Camp for a two-night stay on a full board basis. Located at the heart of the tropical rainforest at the Khao Sok National Park, your time at this exclusive tented camp will bring you up close to amazing Asian elephants in their natural habitat - from joining these gentle creatures as they bathe and feed to watching them interact, play, and graze. You'll also have chance to explore the surrounding ancient rainforest, enjoy wildlife adventures, and taste tempting local cuisine.
The atmospheric canvas tents are surrounded by decks which are perfect for relaxing after a day's adventures and there is also a swimming pool if you fancy a dip. You can also enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas and a welcoming dining area. NB: We recommend that you pack non-slip shoes, loose comfortable clothes, sun protection, raincoat, and swimwear for use during your time at the camp.
Breakfast is western-style with a choice of cereals, fruit, yoghurt, freshly-baked bread, cheese, sausages, baked beans, and eggs prepared to your taste at the omelette station. Lunch and dinner are buffet-style with a wide variety of Thai dishes to choose from.
The luxurious accommodation comprises 35 tailor-made single/double, twin, triple, and family tents. They are each fully-furnished and feature a bathroom with hot/cold water shower, western-style toilet, toiletries, and hairdryer. This is also a solid wood, self-made bed (single or double), electricity, and mosquito nets instead of windows.
The finale of your trip takes you to Khao Lak for a four-night stay at Centara Seaview Resort Khao Lak. This luxury resort is set on Nang Thong Beach and is the perfect base from which to explore the Similan and Surin island groups, take part in adventure activities, and visit the neighbouring Lam Ru National Park. Thai Muang Beach and Thap Lamu Golf Courses are both within easy reach for golf fans too.
The plentiful facilities at Centara Seaview Resort Khao Lak include: four swimming pools, water slide, hot tub, sun loungers, parasols, four eateries, swim-up pool bar, lobby bar, spa, fitness centre, two tennis courts, squash court, putting green, games room, playground, and direct beach access. You also have access to a babysitting service, tour information desk, medical service, laundry service, ATM, currency exchange, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Orchid Restaurant serves international dishes, Asian specialities, fresh pastries, and homemade smoothies, while Talay Thong Restaurant offers Thai and seafood cuisine with vegetarian options. Rim Nam Pool Restaurant & Bar serves up tasty lunches and ice-cold refreshments or go to Zing for sandwiches and drinks. Book a candlelit dinner on the beach or enjoy some in-room dining. The swim-up pool bar serves daytime cocktails and alcoholic drinks and the welcoming Time Out Fun Sport Pub serves snacks and drinks until late.
There are 250 guest rooms at Centara Seaview Resort Khao Lak including family options and villas. In-room features include air-conditioning, minibar, safe, hairdryer, complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen satellite television, telephone, and balcony or terrace. Most also offer separate bathtub and showers. Private plunge pools are available in selected villas.