Paradise Asia

If you were to ask me, I’m not exactly sure we got started with our fascination with resorts.

In the beginning, there wasn’t any real desire to visit a resort. Back then in 2008, we had barely worked for over a year. Langkawi Lagoon Resort was a convenient and affordable trip for a short getaway. It was nothing too fanciful, other than being a studio suite that sits on stilts, over the water.

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Alila Cha-Am Resort, Thailand : Day #4

Note :
I just found out that Alila Cha-Am has rebranded to Hotel de la Paix. Not exactly
sure why there was a change of management, but I hope that the quality of the resort is maintained. On a side note, this change clearly highlights the need for luxury resorts to maintain a high quality website. One just needs to take a look at Alila Hotels & Resorts to see the vast difference. While my blog posts on Alila Cha-Am is backed by my own experience and photographs, it is not an indication of what you will experience at Hotel de la Paix. Do check out TripAdvisor for the latest reviews on the resort!

A slight departure from the norm, I was actually looking forward towards this morning. Usually, we would be filled with dread as the last day of our overseas trip looms. This morning, however, we have an activity lined up!

We’ll be spending some time with Alila’s chef for a cooking class! Thus, we did not sleep in and instead, woke up early for breakfast.

Something special today – honey! Served right out of a honeycomb, it is definitely not something you can see everyday.

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Alila Cha-Am Resort, Thailand : Day #3

Without a doubt, the one of the highlights of our resort stay at Alila Cha-Am is the Alila Spa. Having booked an appointment for the afternoon, we lazed the morning away at our private pool area with a little sun-tanning session. News by the pool side! The biggest news while we were at Thailand was … Read more

Slideshow By TripWow, Tripadvisor

Tried out this neat little tool from TripAdvisor that creates professional looking slideshows in a matter of minutes. I did mine by randomly choosing some pictures from my Nikoi Island trip, and then adding simple captions. Click on it to see the result! It is nearing one month since I’ve visited Alila Cha-Am in Thailand, … Read more

Alila Cha-Am Resort, Thailand : Day #2

Rise and shine at Alila! Personally, I love the first morning of an overseas trip. A good night’s sleep followed by a sumptuous breakfast – nothing could be better. Someone was having a good nap, too. By default, breakfast is ala carte at the Motion restaurant. At times when there are more guests at the resort, Alila … Read more