Value for money holidays in Thailand

Seeking an unforgettable holiday that doesn’t break the bank? Look no further than Thailand. Here you’ll find a rich culture, stunning landscapes, vibrant experiences, and fantastic resorts, all at a remarkable value for money. Here’s why this exotic destination should be at the top of your travel list:

1. Affordable accommodation: Whether you’re drawn to the bustling streets of Patong in Phuket or the serene beaches of Khao Lak, Thailand offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit every budget.
2. Delicious and cheap cuisine: Food is an integral part of the Thai experience, and luckily for us budget-conscious South Africans, it’s incredibly affordable. Explore the vibrant street food scene, where you can indulge in tantalising dishes like Pad Thai, green curry, and mango sticky rice for just a few Rands.
3. Transportation: Getting around Thailand is both convenient and affordable. From tuk-tuks and taxis to motorbikes and long-tail boats, you’ll find a myriad of transportation options to suit your needs and budget. Your flights and hotel transfers are also included in all our Thailand packages so you needn’t worry.
4. Stunning natural beauty: From pristine beaches and lush jungles to towering mountains and cascading waterfalls, Thailand’s natural beauty is simply breathtaking. Fortunately, experiencing these wonders doesn’t come with a hefty price tag.
5. Warm hospitality: Known as the “Land of Smiles,” Thailand is renowned for its warm and welcoming hospitality. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be greeted with genuine smiles and gracious hospitality that will make you feel right at home without costing a thing.

Ready to experience Thailand, here are a few of our favourite hotels:

Sarojin Khao Lak Resort

Nestled along the pristine shores of Khao Lak, the five-star Sarojin Resort stands as a beacon of luxury and tranquility. From the moment you step foot on the resort grounds, you’ll be enveloped in a world of elegance and hospitality, where every need is anticipated and every desire is fulfilled. With spacious and beautifully appointed accommodations, world-class dining options, and a wealth of activities and experiences to choose from, the Sarojin Resort offers exceptional value for discerning travelers seeking an unforgettable escape in paradise. Whether you’re lounging by the infinity pool, indulging in a rejuvenating spa treatment, or embarking on an adventurous excursion to nearby national parks and pristine islands, the Sarojin Khao Lak Resort ensures that every moment of your stay is imbued with luxury, comfort, and value.

Our rates here start from R25,300 pp including flights, a daily a la carte breakfast with sparkling wine, and complimentary sailing catamarans, sea kayaks, windsurfing, and mountain bikes.


In the lush rainforests of Phuket, Keemala offers a unique concept through luxury villa accommodations inspired by four fictional Phuket tribes, each boasting its own distinctive design and charm. From the serene tranquility of the Clay Pool Cottages to the opulent indulgence of the Bird’s Nest Pool Villas, every aspect of Keemala’s accommodations exudes luxury and sophistication. Beyond its captivating architecture and sumptuous amenities, Keemala offers an array of curated experiences designed to immerse you in the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of Phuket. Whether you’re embarking on a culinary journey through the resort’s innovative dining venues, indulging in a pampering spa treatment inspired by ancient healing rituals, or exploring the vibrant local markets and pristine beaches nearby, Keemala ensures that every moment of your stay is imbued with luxury, authenticity, and exceptional value.

Holiday packages start from R43,300pp including flights, your own villa with private pool, a personalised host service, a complimentary mini bar refilled daily, and free shuttles to Kamala beach.

Katathani Phuket Beach Resort

Located directly on the beachfront at Kata Noi Beach, Katathani Phuket Beach Resort offers an exceptional value for money experience that embodies the essence of tropical luxury. Boasting an expansive stretch of white sand and lush tropical gardens, Katathani Phuket provides the perfect backdrop for a rejuvenating escape in paradise. With a wide range of accommodation options, from cozy rooms to spacious suites and private pool villas, Katathani ensures the ultimate in comfort and relaxation without breaking the bank. Beyond its idyllic setting and stylish accommodations, Katathani Phuket offers an array of world-class amenities and activities to enhance your stay, including multiple swimming pools, a full-service spa, fitness center, and a variety of dining options showcasing the best of Thai and international cuisine.

Holidays here start at R22,800pp including flights, two free nights, breakfast daily and accommodation in a Deluxe Room.

So, what are you waiting for? Thailand offers South African travelers an unbeatable combination of affordability, adventure, and cultural richness. Whether you’re seeking a budget-friendly beach getaway or a cultural immersion in the heart of Southeast Asia, Thailand has something for everyone. So pack your bags, prepare for adventure, and get ready to discover why Thailand is truly a great value for money destination for South African travelers. Email us on or give us a call on 011 233 2300 to book your holiday.