Banyan Tree Phuket

33, 33/27 Moo 4, Srisoonthorn Road Cherngtalay, Amphur Talang Phuket 83110

Tel: +66 76 324 374
Fax: +66 76 324 375

The Tranquillity of the Two-Bedroom Pool Villa package, at $800 per night, provides a villa with landscaped gardens, private swimming pool, spacious living area, outdoor Jacuzzi. Maximum occupancy four people.

Travel Guides : See Suan Pakkad

The Siam Society plans a study trip to Suan Pakkad Palace in Bangkok on Saturday, Feb 26 from 1-6 pm, with Patricia Young, a former society vice-president. The palace is a group of traditional wooden houses, containing a varied collection of art, antiques and furnishings in a beautiful garden with a pavilion. The cost of 650 baht per member covers bus transport, refreshments, entrance fee and other arrangements. Call 661-6470-77, fax 258-3491.

Tour Talay Noi

Phatthalung province is staging the third boating and birdwatching fair at Talay Noi Wildlife Preserve, the country's largest bird sanctuary, until March 15. At this time of the year, more than 100,000 birds migrate from Siberia and China to seek refugee at Talay Noi. For more information, contact the Tourism Authority of Thailand at (075) 346515-6

Ayutthaya Marathon

The second Mini Half Marathon is planned for Ayutthaya Historical Park on Sunday, May 7. The event will feature three categories: a half marathon of 21.1 km., a mini-marathon of 10.5 km and a family run of 3 km. All runs start at Wat Mongkhol Bophit. Participants will receive a coupon for free entry to Chao Sam Phraya Museum, Chantha Kasem Museum and Wat Chai Wattanaram. To register, call 01-314-4448, or (035) 246076-7. ที่พัก เกาะกูด