Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort

29 Soi Karon Nui, Tambon Karon Amphur Muang Phuket 83100 Thailand

Phone: (66)(76) 370 100

The Breakaway Package, at 5,751 baht per person twin or 9,751 baht single, includes: two nights' accommodation, daily American breakfast, airport transfers, use of windsurfers, Lasers and water sport facilities, tennis and squash courts and health club, 20% off first massage, 20% off green fees booked through the hotel, gift and late check-out.

Travel Guides : Lion Dances

The World Lion Dance Championship, with competitors from nine countries, will be staged from Feb 1-4 at the Hua Mark Indoor Stadium in Bangkok. Contact the Bangkok Tourist Bureau at 225-7612.

Fruit Festival

The towering Phra Pathom Chedi will be the site of the Nakhon Pathom Food and Fruit Fair from Feb 5-11. The fair features local fruits, food product contests, craft sales and cultural performances. Contact the TAT at (034) 511200.

Crafts in Ayutthaya

The Bang Sai Arts and Crafts Fair is on until Feb 21 at the Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Centre, under the patronage of Her Majesty the Queen, in Ayutthaya. The annual event displays the unique cottage industry products of the project, with opportunities to purchase goods and to enjoy folk entertainment. Contact the TAT at (035) 246076-7.