Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 One night in Osaka
  2. 2 Japan Cherry Blossom 2018
  3. 3 14 days Japan itinerary. First timers.
  4. 4 Japan for Foodies
  5. 5 Trip Report David's Abbreviated Trip Report-Japan, Part 2-Sakura 2017
  6. 6 Trip Report Taipei Art Scene - Travel Report
  7. 7 Advice itinerary trip Thailand/Laos in July
  8. 8 Singapore weather in August/September
  9. 9 Trip Report Across Uzbekistan with MIR
  10. 10 Trip Report Japan's Kyushu: Takachiho Gorge - Travel Report
  11. 11 First time going abroad
  12. 12 Sapporo to Lake Akan
  13. 13 First Time to Japan..Itin Advice Needed
  14. 14 sri lanka two places, two hotels
  15. 15 Backpacking on a budget
  16. 16 Trip Report Googling to going...to Gujarat!
  17. 17 10 Days in Japan- Itinerary Review
  18. 18 travel to shirakawago from kyoto
  19. 19 Do It Yourself/No taxi Tour in China?
  20. 20 electric plug
  21. 21 Day trips from Sapporo
  22. 22 Etiquette in Japan
  23. 23 Northern Thailand Options
  24. 24 Kurashiki versus Kosanji Temple
  25. 25 Bhutan travel operator and number of days
View next 25 » Back to the top

Family trip to Thailand: BKK, Koh Chang, Koh Kood

Jump to last reply

Our family (2 adults + 2 children ages 6 and 11) are planning our FIRST trip to Thailand from March 18-28, 2016 and I would love feedback. We love comfort but also authentic places and experiences.

We are planning 3 nights BKK (hotel Grand Swiss Sukhumvit?), then Koh Chang for 3 nights (The Dewa or Panviman Ko Chang Resort or The Emerald Cove or Chivapuri Beach Resort) then Koh Kood 3 nights (Bann Makok) then last night BKK (Metropolitan Hotel).

BKK: We know it will be hot. We will book a tour with BKK Tour for one day in Bangkok to hit major sites and canal trip. Can anyone recommend another good private guide (probably not Tang, as per comments on Forum) OR fun idea with kids (I have read about CoVanKessel and Grasshopper Adventures but not particularly keen on biking in BKK in the blazing heat and traffic) for our additional two days?

BKK shopping: SJ International (yes, I love Kathie's recommendations and NO, I have not yet told my husband that this is our first stop ;)); Jim Thompson, Paragon Mall, JJ Weekend market (I bought the Nancy Chandler map already). Anything else to recommend?

Koh Chang and Koh Kood: in March these islands seem like a good choice for weather, sea conditions and a good mix of activities and beach tranquility. Thoughts?

For transfers: we are thinking AOT Limousine Service from BKK airport to hotel OR Airport Rail Link Phaya Thai Express Line? For drive to islands from BKK, we are thinking of using iamkohchang.com: thoughts?

Any and all suggestions for favorite restaurants and activities in BKK, Koh Chang and Koh Kood welcome and appreciated!

10 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement