Luxury health resort Chiva-Som in Hua Hin, Thailand. Photo credit: Chiva-Som.
Fancy a relaxing holiday in Thailand? Then you might fancy blissing out at luxury health resort Chiva-Som.
Nestled in tropical gardens, this beachfront resort offers fitness, spa and holistic health facilities and personalized programs and treatments for travelers who want to “relax, restore, rejuvenate and redirect.”
A Green Globe-certified resort, Chiva-Som’s environmental initiatives include energy conservation; waste water treatment and reuse; recycling; air quality management and environmentally friendly products.
Amazing Thailand – Hua Hin. Video courtesy of Tourism Authority of Thailand.
Chiva-Som is located in Hua Hin, a popular Thai beach resort town on the Gulf of Thailand, about 200 km south of Bangkok. Known for its stunning beach, restaurants, spas, night market and golf, Hua Hin also hosts the Hua Hin Jazz Festival, one of Thailand’s biggest music festivals.
From Green Photos: Trains: Eastern and Oriental Express crossing Kanchanaburi Bridge, Thailand. Photo credit: Orient-Express.
Hua Hin has been named one of Thailand’s Top 10 Destinations, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT). Here are the Top 10 Destinations:
- Koh Phangan
- Temple of the Emerald Buddha
- Koh Samui
- Natural Hot Springs & Raksawarin Park Arborteum
- China Town
- Mu Ko Phetra National Park
- Koh Phi Phi
- Pang Ung
- Hua Hin
Heading to any destination in Thailand, you can check out your green travel options on the Green Tourism in Thailand app by TAT.
“Thailand is going “GREEN”,” says TAT. “From the farming villages of Isan, Thailand’s Northeast, to the pristine beaches of the country’s South, the preservation of the environment, and the willingness to accommodate visitors interested in interacting more with local communities has become a significant trend.”
The Green Tourism In Thailand app. Photo credit: Tourism Authority of Thailand.
The Green Tourism in Thailand app includes Green Destinations and Green Hotels & Resorts. Travelers using the iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry and Nokia can map, share or bookmark their favorite destinations, hotels and resorts.
This travel app is one of some 20+ free apps on topics ranging from honeymoons to studying martial arts and Thai culinary art.
Find out more at http://mobile.tourismthailand.org.