Celebrating Chinese New Year Around Southeast Asia
Some highlights of Chinese/Lunar New Year festivities across Southeast Asia – one each from Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.
Banyan Tree Samui
Visitors to Koh Samui can ease into this Lunar New Year with a rejuvenating massage and treatment at Banyan Tree Spa. Throughout the month of February, this luxury venue, which includes a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy facility, is offering a 90-minute Purposeful Therapy for Two for 8,888 THB per couple (reduced from 12,000 THB). The promotion also includes one complimentary Wellbeing Sanctuary activity and a 25% discount on selected purchases at The Gallery, an onsite boutique.
For reservations: [email protected]
Raffles Le Royal
The Year of the Tiger is ushered in at Raffles Hotel Le Royal in celebratory style with a special offer which includes a complimentary bottle of 15-year-old Dalmore whisky and a one-time Dalmore whisky tasting experience with gourmet canapes, as well as a daily free flow of Tiger Beer at the iconic Elephant Bar, and a daily Champagne breakfast. Newly refurbished State Rooms are available between 31st Jan and 4th Feb (min. 3-night stay) for the promotional rate of US$256 per night for singles, $306 doubles, and guests will be treated to a spectacular Lion Dance performance on 1st February.
For reservations: Tel: +855 23 981 888 +855 16 700 468 (Telegram or Whatsapp); Email: [email protected]
Celebrate Tet with family-fun activities at Azerai Can Tho in the Mekong Delta, Azerai Ke Gay Bay on the southeastern coast, and Azerai La Residence, Hue in the former imperial capital. Festivities at Azerai Can Tho include a special Afternoon Tea featuring Vietnamese specialties, scenic river cruises in the Delta, food tastings for children and exclusive dinners to ring in the New Year, among other events. The schedule of activities runs from Jan. 29 to Feb. 7. In central Vietnam, Azerai La Residence, Hue is offering a special Tet stay package between Jan. 27 and Feb. 13, including discounts on Tet menus and more. Other activities to mark the New Year at the historic hotel in Hue include a class to make traditional Vietnamese sticky rice cake (banh chung), a Tet dragon dance, leisurely boat cruises on the fabled Perfume River, and much more. Or usher in the “Year of the Tiger” at Azerai Ke Ga Bay with sports near the white sand beach, including kayaking, kite-flying, windsurfing and much more. The oceanfront resort promises a relaxing escape, with meals spotlighting fresh seafood served in hot pots, grilled platters and BBQ buffets. For more details, please visit www.azerai.com.