Lush jungles, white-sand beaches, secluded islands—it’s no wonder that Thailand consistently ranks among the world’s most popular destinations. Yet as spectacular as its scenery may be, there’s so much more to the enduring allure of the Land of Smiles. In their rush to capitalize on the country’s abundant natural beauty, many of the mega-resorts miss the subtle cultural complexities and warm hospitality that Thai society has cultivated over the centuries.
That’s why we love the more intimate approach offered by the SALA Hospitality Group. Situated in some of the kingdom’s loveliest locales, these thoughtfully designed boutique resorts are both utterly unique and fully grounded in Thai traditions. sala ayutthaya, a peaceful oasis on the Chao Phraya River in near the historic ruins of the country’s former capital, features just 26 guestrooms and makes for a perfect place to stay while exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meanwhile, sala khaoyai remains popular with Bangkokians looking to escape the city for the weekend. Perched atop a hilltop overlooking the verdant expanse of Khao Yai National Park, the luxe resort is ideal for those hoping to unwind and reconnect with nature.
Back in the urban jungle, sala rattanakosin Bangkok boasts one of the best rooftop bars in all of Bangkok, with an unbeatable view across the Chao Phraya River of Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn. Up north,sala lanna Chiang Mai perfectly embodies the striking architectural style of the ancient Lanna Kingdom with a modern twist.
sala rattanakosin Bangkok
sala lanna Chiang Mai
Sometimes, nothing but a beach vacation will do, which is why the villas at SALA Phuket Resort and Spa are so enticing. These Sino-Portuguese inspired private pool villas offer a welcome alternative to the island’s more crowded beaches. While the Phuket offers travelers a dazzling blend of nightlife and history, Koh Samui‘s coconut palm-studded shores make it a perpetually popular choice. SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort offers easy access to some of the most stunning sands in all of Southeast Asia, while SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort features a stunning design and a ‘moon pool’ overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand.
SALA Phuket Resort and Spa
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach Resort
SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort