Best and Cheap Vacation in Thailand

Asia | | February 19, 2010 at 1:05 am


One of the most, worst natural disasters happened in 2004, tsunami, is not forgotten by many people in Southeast Asia as many lost their family, houses and property. Nine point three magnitude earthquake in Indian Ocean cost approximately thailand tsunamitwo lakh thirty thousand casualties, across fourteen countries and destruction of property. Difficult to believe but the realty was even difficult to accept! It has been five years to that disaster but still fresh in some countries.

Thailand, mostly known as the golden land, because the land gives out some luster not because gold is hidden underground but be it rich fertile rice field or cool golden sandy beaches, the country has its own charisma to attract tourists from all over the country. After Tsunami if people might have visited Thailand, they would know the after effect of the Tsunami; debris everywhere, all houses, villas, hotels nearby beach, destroyed, interiors of the country was filled by seawater, many lives lost and hopes to restart at the edge! The most damaged places in Thailand were Phuket and Phi Phi, which had no hopes to be rebuilt for tourist attraction. The view was heart aching. But now after five years, many things have changed in Thailand.

Westin Siray Bay Resort and spaAfter many new projects to rebuild the cities and beaches, the government and the people are also taking measures to be prepared for other similar natural disasters. Tourism industry is also renewed and made better. For example, you will get see many new hotel like Marriott, Westin Siray Bay Resort and spa, Four Points BY Sheraton Hotel and more luxury hotels and boutiques in Phuket. But except for the luxurious hotels, you will find many lodges and small hotels, which fit, in your budget. Thus, some of the areas in Thailand are full packed by the hotels, foe instance, Phuket, itself, has forty seven thousand hotel rooms.

After hitting by Tsunami and then recession, the country people are offering their service to tourists in order to earn extra bucks. You will find many vendors selling stuffs or offering massages at beaches. But don’t click pictures with baby Gibbons as baby gibbons can only be taken if their mother is killed – undoubtedly, to have these gibbon to click pictures, thousand of gibbons are killed, just to earn money. So say no, if they ask you to click picture with baby gibbons. There is also a Gibbon Rehabilitation Project, which works to rehabilitate gibbons, used for tourism.

Thailand has always been great place to visit. And after destruction that occurred five years before, it has many new things to offer and even the rates are cut down to lure tourists. So now you have cheap stay at luxury hotel and can live king size life at minimum expenses!

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  1. Emanuel says:

    Thailand is a bachelor’s paradise ;) you should visit once befor getting married!

  2. Frank says:

    This place is cheap only. This article has helped to reduce more budget.

  3. Gloria says:

    Everyone were so damn scared after Tsunami to visit Thailand and Phuket but now everything is back to normal.

  4. Gene says:

    Thailand is the place where you will never get bored or frustrated except if you don’t understand their language ;)

  5. Martina says:

    Few years back Thailand was not that known for tourist but after the Tsunami it has got importance and has also gained popularity.

  6. Neville says:

    Number of tourists have increased after Thailand has become cheap to visit.

  7. Pires says:

    Thailand is a place where you can enjoy the most beautiful moments of life with great savings in budget.

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