Phuket


How To Celebrate The Chinese New Year in Our Club Resort Destinations

Also known as the Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year is the most significant annual holiday celebrated by the Chinese people worldwide. Held on 28 January 2017, the majority of the country’s workforce will be on holiday from 27 January to 2 February – allowing the nation’s population to enjoy […]


SPLASH OUT – AND INTO THE POOL – WITH YOUR OWN POOL VILLA

Many of us have been on a family beach holidays, crammed into hotel rooms where it is too close for comfort – kids in each other’s personal space and parents with no privacy or room of their own. Even with the best of intentions, these small spaces can easily set […]

Anantara Vacation Club Mai Khao Phuket Pool Villa

Top Asia Vacation Destinations for 2016

TOP ASIA VACATION DESTINATIONS FOR 2016

Make 2016 your greatest year in travel by treating yourself to exotic holidays in some of Asia’s most sought-after places. These three spots are among the top travel destinations in the region known for their local culture, extensive entertainment options, shopping bargains and delicious delicacies for travellers and families of […]


Loy Krathong

LIGHT UP THE NIGHT WITH LOY KRATHONG

After a few months of wet weather, who doesn’t want to celebrate the end of Thailand’s rainy season? Loy Krathong is held annually on the full moon of the twelfth lunar month, and it salutes the change in seasons and pays respects to the goddess of the water. In Thai, […]


DISCOVER ASIA’S HAPPENING HANDICRAFTS!

One of the best parts of an exotic vacation to a top Asian holiday destination is exploring local handicrafts, from the beautiful batik fabrics of Southeast Asian islands to the tribal textiles of China’s Li people, canang sari baskets made of coconut palms or garlands made of fresh flowers. Check […]

Discover Asia’s Happening Handicrafts with Anantara Vacation Club

vegetarian Festival dishes

5 MEATLESS MEALS TO TRY AT THAILAND’S VEGETARIAN FESTIVAL

Want to get dive into Thailand’s local culture and get a true “taste” of the country on your holiday? The Vegetarian Festival is the perfect time to visit! This year, Thailand’s Vegetarian Festival—also known as the Tesagan Gin Je Festival or Jay Festival—runs from the 12th to the 21st of […]


7 FOODIE FAVOURITES IN PHUKET AND MAI KHAO

On your next holiday to Phuket, have a culinary adventure! Besides beautiful beaches, exotic wildlife and cultural attractions, the island is jam-packed with amazing restaurants, from simple street food-style Thai eateries to elegant, fine-dining fusion restaurants. Here are seven tastes to try!

7 foodie favourites in Phuket and Mai Khao

Snorkelling in Thailand

UNDERWATER ADVENTURES: 5 TO FIND WHILE SNORKELLING OR DIVING IN THAILAND

Snorkelling and scuba diving are among the highlights of a trip to the Thai islands. Fabulous fish, stealthy stingrays, graceful sharks… here are five cool creatures you may spot on an underwater adventure in Phuket or Koh Samui. Underwater adventures: 5 to find while snorkelling or diving in Thailand Angelfish […]