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Checking In: Review of the Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort in Kamala

Hyatt Regency Phuket Resort | Pool Area | Hello Raya Blog

Nestled along the hilltops of Kamala Bay is the 5-star hotel, Hyatt Regency Phuket. Comfortably placed at the beginning of Phuket’s Millionaire’s Mile which is home to some of Phuket’s luxury hotels and villas. This 5-star resort is built along the hilltops, which means the higher up the hill you go, the better the view. […] Read more…

Your Guide to the Best Areas to Stay in Phuket

Best Areas to stay in Phuket - Sri Panwa Resort - Baba Nest | Hello Raya Blog

Phuket is a big island. It can take about 1 hour to drive from the top of the island to the bottom of the island, and so picking the best areas to stay in Phuket is important. Plus every area is quite different so where you stay on the island really depends what type of […] Read more…

12 Epic Places Not to Be Missed in Thailand (South Thailand)

Koh Phi Phi | Places to Visit in Thailand | Travel in Thailand | Hello Raya Blog

So our journey through Thailand continues, with this next instalment of my list of 12 must-visit places in Thailand. In part A, we took you to all the places in northern and central Thailand that you shouldn’t miss. This time, we show more places to visit in Thailand that are located in the southern part of the country. […] Read more…

A Rum Experience at the Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

Enjoying a Mojito | Chalong Bay Rum Distillery in Phuket Thailand | Hello Raya Blog

When I used to think of Phuket, I would picture turquoise blue water, lush green nature, and delicious Thai food. Rum was not the first thing that comes to mind. But that has all changed since visiting the Chalong Bay Rum distillery in Phuket Thailand. Using only locally grown sugar cane, the Chalong Bay Rum […] Read more…

Villa Living at the Ayara Kamala Resort & Spa, Kamala Beach (Phuket)

Our Private Pool | Ayara Kamala Resort | Hello Raya Blog

You’re on a tropical island. Beautiful beaches surround. Lush greenery fills the cliff tops.  And in front of you are stunning views over the Andaman Sea. SawadeeKrap and welcome to the Ayara Kamala Resort & Spa (Ayara Kamala), at Kamala Beach in Phuket. There are so many different reasons why you should visit Phuket, from […] Read more…

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Phuket (Thailand)

10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Phuket | Hello Raya Blog

Phuket is a popular place to visit in Thailand. But I have also found that Phuket is often misunderstood. When I tell some of my friends that I am planning a trip to Phuket, I’d receive mixed reactions ranging from “lucky!” to “Why would you go there?” Like anywhere in this world, Phuket is not […] Read more…