POINT OF INTEREST

Don Mueang International Airport

 
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Don Mueang International Airport is one of two international airports serving the Metropolitan Area of Bangkok, and the other of Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK). Don Mueang was formerly known as Bangkok International Airport, until Suvarnabhumi opened in 2006.

Distance from resort : 6 km

Time to get there : 10 minutes by car

Siam Paragon

 
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Siam Paragon, in Bangkok , Thailand, is a shopping mall. It is one of Thailand 's biggest malls along with IconSiam, CentralWorld and CentralPlaza WestGate. Siam Paragon has a number of specialty shops and restaurants, as well as a multiplex (15 large screen cinemas), the Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World Aquarium, an exhibition hall, the Thai Art Gallery, and an opera concert hall.

Opening Hours : Daily 10:00 – 22:00 hours.

Distance from resort : 22.5 km

Time to get there : 33 minutes by car

Wat Phra Kaew

 
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Wat Phra Kaew, widely known in English as the Emerald Buddha Temple and officially known as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is considered to be Thailand's most sacred Buddhist temple. The complex consists of a variety of buildings within the Grand Palace precincts in Bangkok's historic centre. It houses the Emerald Buddha statue which is venerated as the palladium of the nation.

Opening Hours : Daily 8:30 – 15:30 hours.

Distance from resort : 27.3 km

Time to get there : 40 minutes by car

Wat Pho

 
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Wat Pho is best known for the Reclining Buddha Temple, where you'll find such a big statue (45 meters long and 15 meters high) that can't be seen in its entirety but only enjoyed in parts. The soles of the feet are especially exquisite, incrusted with a multitude of precious stones.

Opening Hours : Daily 8:00 – 18:30 hours.

Distance from resort : 28 km

Time to get there : 40 minutes by car

Giant Swing

 
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One of Bangkok's most eye-catching sights stands in the middle of the busy square across from Wat Suthat: the 27-meter-high teak frame of the so-called Giant Swing. Designed in the 1700s to be used as part of traditional Brahmin (Hinduist) rituals, the swing subsequently was destroyed by lightning and decorative only.

Distance from resort : 26.5 km

Time to get there : 35 minutes by car

Khao San Road

 
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This is the famed Bangkok backpacker city, a jam-packed neighborhood of guesthouses, food vendors, clothing stalls and travelers from every corner of the globe. When you hang out here, you'll need to tap into your composure because while it's vibrant and thrilling in its own way, even the calmest soul can be checked by the crowds and scents, and blaring music.

Distance from resort : 27.8 km

Time to get there : 40 minutes by car

Wat Suthat

 
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Adjacent to the Great Swing, Wat Suthat is one of the oldest and most majestic Buddhist temples in Bangkok. Three kings had a hand in its construction: it was started soon after the coronation of Rama I (founder of the Chakri dynasty) in 1782, continued by Rama II, and finished by Rama III ten years later.

Opening Hours : Daily 8:30 – 21:00 hours.

Distance from resort : 26.5 km

Time to get there : 35 minutes by car

Chatuchak Market

 
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Bangkok 's vast weekend semi-outdoor market is the world 's best. Anything from jewelry and religious objects to pet supplies, and tasty street food can be found here. Chatuchak Market is home to more than 15,000 stalls selling just about everything you might think up even better, any souvenir you may want is probably available here at a much cheaper price than anywhere else in Bangkok

Opening Hours :  Saturday-Thursday  8:30 – 21:00, Friday 18:00 – 0:00

Distance from resort : 14.5 km

Time to get there : 20 minutes by car

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