Take part in the Chinese New Year celebrations in Thailand

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Spirit lanterns

Spirit lanterns

If you believe in signs then 2013 is the year of the Water Snake, a species that is very influential and insightful and at the same time is much more flexible when compared to the other snakes. The Sarojin, Khao Lak hopes to deliver a never before experience to travelers looking for an authentic sojourn in the enchanting nation of Thailand. The Sarojin provides an once in a lifetime experience for two to enjoy Thailand and the Chinese New Year just happens to provide a fantastic backdrop.

Shipwrecked dinner of the sarojin, khao lak, thailand

Shipwrecked dinner of the sarojin, khao lak, thailand

Starting February 10th 2013, the old town of Takuapa will be the setting for a grand Chinese New Year celebration that will mark the beginning of your journey of discovering Thailand. The word Takuapa originated from the word “Takkola” which is literally taken from the fact that the city had once flourished with spices of many different varieties, especially cardamom. Takuapa is located just 18 kilometers north of The Sarojin. It is a place that immediately gives off its old Chinese and Sino-Portuguese influence in the form of the buildings from that era dotting the place. One can easily feel the strong influence of those cultures in this place. The old town was once an important maritime port around A.D. 57, being a gateway for shipping routes to India, Arabia, lands under Roman domination and the Suwannabhummi Territories.

For a discerning visitor it is a small place holding a big surprise. It is the host to the largest Chinese festival in the south of Thailand. However if you feel that it is just about all that you’re going to experience here, then you’re wrong. The Sarojin holds more surprises for you than you can plan for.

Aboard the lady Sarojin luxury boat

Aboard the lady Sarojin luxury boat

Enjoy the Shipwrecked in Style package starting at only $1100 AUD per person.

•    It includes 3 nights accommodation at a tastefully decorated luxurious garden residence.
•    A la carte breakfast served with sparkling wine.
•    Private return transfers from/to Phuket international airport along with refreshments and cold towels.
•    An one hour private cruise with open bar and canapés aboard the lady Sarojin luxury boat.
•    A private dinner served for two persons by the chef.
•    A wonderful experience releasing spirit lanterns on the beach.
•    A romantic turndown on the last night.
•    Free transfers to the old town of Takuapa to take part in the Chinese new year celebrations

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Rory Mukherjee

Rory Mukherjee is a freelance article writer specialising in digital photography and travel related topics.He is also an avid traveller who loves to document his travels in his articles and through his lenses.Rory currently contributes the latest travel news to YouTravel.com.au and hope to expand his travel prowess in the not too distant future.