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ISSUE 1 VOLUME 9 JANUARY 2021

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Luxury Living & Exclusive Lifestyle

R N OU R! I W NO H YEA NINT

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A EUROPEAN GRAND TOUR ABOARD THE ORIENT EXPRESS

JEAN-MICHEL GATHY, “NO DOES NOT EXIST IN MY WORLD”

SIMPSON MARINE, THE ASIA MARKET LEADER

THE NEXT REVOLUTION, ELECTRIC FLIGHT


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At Black Mountain Golf Club, a very special and exciting new dining experience has arrived. Hua Hin town’s renowned Prime Steakhouse restaurant has come to Black Mountain, serving probably the best steaks in Thailand. Everything from Wagyu rib eye, fresh fish, pasta, salad, desserts & European specialty dishes are exquisitly prepared by Anders and his master team. A warm Thai welcome to Prime Steakhouse awaits you at Black Mountain Golf Club, Hua Hin.

Restaurant open from 6am to 9pm

To book a table: Email: restaurant@bmghuahin.com Phone: 032 618 620 Mobile: 089 028 3547

Free shuttle from Hua Hin for groups Tel: 089 028 3547



Dusit Thani Hua Hin

The perfect “Home Away from Home”

For more information,

www.dusit.com/dthh

wellness escape for loving couples or

please contact: +66 (0) 3252 0009

friends seeking tranquility

Share a worry-free indulgent getaway Luxury Couple’s Retreat THB 21,186* net (* Just THB 15,186 with Rao Tiaow Duay Kan Privileges)



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ean-Michel Gathy is a gregarious and engaging Belgian in demand worldwide as a hospitality designer. He is the creative powerhouse behind projects like the St. Regis Lhasa Resort in Tibet, Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives, Chedi Andermatt in Switzerland, Four Seasons in Bangkok, and the iconic rooftop and pool at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. As principal of Denniston, the design practice he founded in 1983, he has four offices worldwide and clients that include royalty and tycoons. While he does turn down work regularly, he says, ‘I’m very hands-on — I design everything. From the very first site visit of a project, I’m there and involved at each stage along the way. I am totally passionate about and addicted to what I do.’ Take a seat in your most comfortable designer chair and turn to page 34 to see which superluxury hotel of his you’ll want to visit.

In 2020 almost a billion dollars was spent on research and development towards electric flight, and this year another billion is expected to go towards the effort. And why not? A report by Morgan Stanley estimates the Electric Aircraft market will be worth $1.5 trillion by 2040. Dig out your pilot’s license and turn to page 70 to see which eVTOL craft might be in your future garage.

Despite 2020 being a turbulent and challenging year for many businesses, boating became a safe-haven to turn to when people’s usually busy lives and diverse leisure agendas were suspended and altered. With international travel seriously restricted or unavailable in some parts of the world, including Asia, enjoying the local area by boat quickly grew in popularity.

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Edited and published by HOT Hua Hin Co. Ltd. Although all materials are published in good faith and based on information solicited to us at the time of publication, the publisher takes no responsibility for any errors, loss or omissions that may occur. No part of this publication may be reproduced in full or in part without the previous written consent of HOT Hua Hin Co. Ltd. All materials copyright. All rights are reserved.

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Today half of the world lives in cities, and the United Nations projects that by 2050 it will be close to 70%. There is a belief that the time needed to scale the ground infrastructure, roads, and bridges is too long and costly. One way around this conundrum is to build safe, high-performance electric aircraft with almost infinite scaling potential. Many believe we are at the start of a new golden age of aviation, one which we haven’t seen in 100 years.

Simpson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht sales and services company, reported a very busy year in 2020 with sales of over 200 million USD and 112 new and pre-owned yachts sold. Founded in 1984 by Mike Simpson, Simpson Marine has gone from strength to strength over the years, cementing its position as the market leader in Asia.

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Slip on your, by now, well-worn deck shoes, and turn to page 52 to see how, thru Simpson’s network of 11 regional offices, they can make your yachting dreams come true too.

Those are just a few of the stories you’ll find inside this month’s issue. We hope you enjoy the read.

MANAGING & CREATIVE EDITOR Tanya Siri Vijitsomphong GRAPHIC DESIGN & LAYOUT DEEPMIX MEDIA www.deepmixmedia.com PHOTOGRAPHER Sunya Yamaka facebook.com/sunya.yamaka

Tanya Siri Vijitsomphong Editor, HOT Magazine

CONTACT INFORMATION Contact us to find out how to get the most for your advertising baht: sales@hothuahin.com +66 (0)84 387 5699 info@hothuahin.com www.hotmagazine.website FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK For more photos & upcoming events: HotMagazineHuahinBangkok


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The Next Revolution

Electric Flight

Let’s Stay,

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Aboard The Orient Express

“No Does Not Exist In My World”

Loei Province

The Asia Market Leader

Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya

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A European Grand Tour

Jean-Michel Gathy

Let’s Go,

Simpson Marine

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ORIENTAL ESCAPE Retreat, celebrate or relax with our Oriental Escape Package, giving you that much needed short break. Enjoy a food and beverage credit generously covering Café Claire’s famous Ferris Wheel Afternoon Tea or Chef Marco’s exclusive tasting menu, up to 2 kids eat and stay free and much more. Thai citizens enjoy an extra 40% discount when combined with Let’s Travel Together campaign (Rao Tiew Duay Gun). Starting at THB 4,990 net (THB 2,994 net with Rao Tiew Duay Gun) in a Junior Suite, including breakfast, a THB 2,000 F&B credit and complimentary upgrade to a One-Bedroom Suite. Or THB 7,490 net (THB 4,494 net with Rao Tiew Duay Gun) in a Two-Bedroom Suite, including breakfast and a THB 4,000 F&B credit.

Oriental Residence Bangkok 110 Wireless Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand | +66 (0) 2125 9000 reservations.oriental@saffron-collection.com | www.saffron-collection.com/oriental-residence-bangkok An ONYX brand



CLOTHES: Sofiana Golf MODELS: Thitirat Sophie Kim Natthapon Toncharoenphong MUA: Patsorn Hua Hin Tel: 0817633052 PHOTOGRAPHER: Sunya Yamake LOCATION: Banyan Golf Club Hua Hin Thailand

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CLOTHES: Sofiana Golf MODELS: Thitirat Sophie Kim Natthapon Toncharoenphong MUA: Patsorn Hua Hin Tel: 0817633052 PHOTOGRAPHER: Sunya Yamake LOCATION: Banyan Golf Club Hua Hin Thailand

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Foxes International Restaurant, Sky Bar & Lounge

Amazing Sunsets with Breathtaking Views Foxes International Restaurant, Sunshine Hill’s Soi Watnichotaram, Bann Nongkron, Hin Lek Fai, HuaHin Open every day, from 16:00 to 22:00 For reservations call 032 805558 or email: foxes@sunshine-residences.com


NOW REA DY TO MOVE I N LI VE T HE L I FE YOU LOV E Luxury Apartments at Black Mountain Golf Course Starting at 4.7 MB

www.s a n s a ra .a si a | custom ercare@sa nsara.asia | +66 (0) 63 268 0088 |

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Boost Your Health And Immunity With ‘Chiva-Som’s Lifestyle Membership Program If the past year has taught us anything, it is that a healthy immune system is everything. Chiva-Som, a pioneer in transformative wellness and the ‘Best Destination Spa 2020’ awarded by Conde Nast Traveller magazine, is now offering the ‘Chiva-Som Lifestyle Membership’ - a monthly membership programme for day guests. Take advantage of Chiva-Som’s world-class wellness facilities with access to holistic healing, spa, physiotherapy and fitness services from world-class experts. Members will start with a health assessment and consultation aimed at balancing health and at the end of the month, their progress will be assessed to determine their next steps. Members will discover and experience Chiva-Som’s unique approach to health while enjoying the resort’s world-class wellness facilities and free daily classes which include yoga, stretching, Zumba and a host of other small group activities. In addition, discounted benefits on dining, accommodation and wellness treatments are included.

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Chiva-Som’s Lifestyle Membership fee is THB 25,000 per month and available from now until 20th December 2021.

Membership includes: • Health Assessment – once for each of the below: • Personal Health and Wellness Consultation • Body Composition Analysis • Physical Analysis • Follow-Up Consultation • Wellness Facilities and Activities – unlimited access following regular opening hours • Bathing Pavilion • Outdoor Swimming Pool • Gymnasium • Daily exercise/relaxation classes, including Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi, Neurobic Training, High- Intensity Interval Training and Cycle Interval classes.

Personal Training – once for each of the below: • Personal fitness training • Access to Online Fitness Session.

Holistic and Spa Treatments: Choose one treatment from the following selection: • Thai Massage, Chiva-Som Signature Massage, Invigorating Massage, Relaxing Foot Massage, Oriental Scalp Massage, Chiva-Som Skin Haven Body Polish, Hydrotherapy (Detoxifying Balneotherapy, Floatation or Jet Blitz), Manicure or Pedicure. • THB 5,000 voucher for additional wellness treatments or services of your choice. For more information on additional benefits or membership application, contact Chiva-Som on reservation@chivasom.com or phone 032 536 536 or via Facebook and Instagram @chivasomresort or visit www.chivasom.com.


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Hilton Hua Hin Seaside Workation Package Work or Vacation – Why choose between the two when you can have both at the same time? Experience a new, inspiring and joyful working environment at the Hilton Hua Hin Resort and Spa.

Package includes: 3 nights stay in the chosen room type 3,000 Baht Resort Credit to spend for Food & Beverage and Spa Treatment during the stay.

Conditions:

Stay up to 2 adults and 2 children below 12 years old.

*Book at least 3 nights as package and for any additional night, a supplement charge at THB 3,500 net / room / night for Executive Junior Suite or THB 4,000 net / room / night for Executive Oceanfront Suite will be applied.

Full Breakfast Buffet included.

Book yourself a Workation Package with us today to stay in a spacious Executive Junior Suite that comes with the most stunning views of Hua Hin. Enjoy a great deal of benefits and privileges that come with it.

Executive Lounge access for refreshments, afternoon tea, and evening canapes (open 12.00 noon until 08.00 pm).

4 Days 3 Nights Workation Package:

Free! Wifi access throughout the resort.

Executive Junior Suite, 60 sqm. at THB 10,000 Net (Apply TTogether reduced to THB 6,000 Net) Executive Oceanfront Suite, 80 sqm. at THB 13,000 Net (Apply TTogether reduced to THB 7,800 Net)

6 days 5 nights Workation package also available. Contact for details.

Free! 15 pieces of laundry per stay, for additional pieces receive 30% discount.

Receive 20% discount on Food & Beverage and Spa from the a la cart menu.

*Prices are inclusive of VAT and service charge.

*Bookable from now until 28 February 2021 and stay from now until 30 April 2021 *Offer subject to availability and blackouts during 10 – 15 April 2021 For inquiry and reservations contact, tel. 032-538-999 or e-mail reservations.huahin@hilton.com

50 pages of black & white printing or photocopy service per stay. Guaranteed early check-In at 10.00 am and late check-out at 04.00 pm.

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HOT AROUND BANGKOK CafĂŠ Claire To Go Food Delivery Service by Oriental Residence Bangkok Available daily on Wireless Road for your lunch from 11:00 to 15:00 Free delivery for orders above THB 500 (Takeaway also available) For more information or placing orders please call +66 (0) 2125 9000 SPECIAL LUNCH SETS: A THB 290: 1 Salad or Soup + 1 Pasta B THB 350: 1 Salad or Soup + 1 Pasta + 1 Dessert C THB 390: 1 Salad or Soup + 1 Main Course D THB 450: 1 Salad or Soup + 1 Main Course + 1 Dessert Oriental Residence Bangkok 110 Wireless Road Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Staycation at Four Seasons Get to know our brand-new Hotel with daily breakfast, a valuable credit towards world-class dining, an early check-in and a late check-out.

Four Seasons Executive Suite or Deluxe River-View Two-Bedroom Suite: THB 5,000 credit towards Hotel food and beverages

INCLUDED:

With stays in a Riverside Terrace Suite or Chao Phraya Terrace Two-Bedroom Suite: THB 10,000 credit towards Hotel food and beverages

Daily buffet breakfast for two guests With stays in a Deluxe Room, Deluxe River-View Room or Studio Family Suite: THB 2,000 credit towards Hotel food and beverages With stays in a Premier River-View Room: THB 3,000 credit towards Hotel food and beverages With stays in a Studio River-View Suite, Studio River-View Terrace Suite,

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With stays in a Presidential Suite: THB 50,000 credit towards Hotel food and beverages Guaranteed early check-in from 9:00 am and late check-out until 9:00 pm Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya 300/1 Charoenkrung Road Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand

+66 (02) 032-0887 www.fourseasons.com/bangkok *All offers are subject to availability at the time of reservation. Offers are not valid in conjunction with any other offer or contract and do not apply to groups. Rates are per room, per night, vary by arrival date and/or length of stay, and do not include applicable mandatory property fees (for example resort fees or service charges), gratuities, or government imposed taxes, service charges, levies or surcharges, unless otherwise noted. Early departure fees may apply. Rates are subject to change.


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Live The Suite Life With Anantara Siam Private Dining Anantara Siam Bangkok invites guests for an incognito private dining experience in the comfort and seclusion of an Anantara Siam suite. Choose from any of Anantara’s famed outlets and select dishes in advance to ensure a seamless and sophisticated evening from start to finish. Biscotti’s Michelin Plate winning menu highlights include ravioli ossobuco with black truffle sauce and shaved Alba white truffle as well as seared Chilean sea bass and Biscotti’s signature focaccia mascarpone bread. Madison, a Tony Chi-designed contemporary steakhouse, serves up prime cuts ranging from Kobe beef to Australian lamb chops as well as caviar, oysters and seafood. Shintaro tempts with authentic Japanese rare

dishes, sushi rolls and noodles, and a wide selection of traditional beverages. Signature Thai restaurant The Spice Market serves traditional dishes from around the country with a contemporary twist such as decadent braised beef with fragrant green curry. Indulge in quintessential cuisine and enjoy a night at Anantara Siam entirely complimentary. Guests will be offered the choice to stay overnight in a Siam Suite in the elegant surrounds of Bangkok’s most prestigious address following the private dining experience. Ensure minimum contact with other guests with breakfast in bed the following morning and personalise your stay with optional upgrades such as fresh cut flowers or an aroma milk bath Anantara Spa set up in the suite.

Enjoy personalised service curated by Italian Maitre’d, Fausto. Celebrate major events such as Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year in 2021 with loved ones. Perfect for couples or clandestine groups of up to fifteen people. Private dining starts from THB2500++ per person. Wine service available upon request and charged separately to dining. Stay for two people with breakfast included, additional guests costed separately. For more information and reservations, call +66 (0) 2126 8866 Ext. 1201 or email dining.asia@anantara.com

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READY TO MOVE IN !

Falcon Hill Voted Best Housing Development in Thailand Situated in South Hua Hin within city limits, Falcon Hill is a Scandinavian owned and managed luxury residential development designed with the discerning buyer in mind. The development is located on 8 hectares (50 Rai) amidst a stunning landscape of forested hills and stunning sea vistas that truly represents the essence of a tropical lifestyle. We can confidently state that there truly is no comparable residential development in Hua Hin in terms of design, build quality and attention to detail.

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43/186 soi 102, Nong Kae Hua Hin Thailand


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UNO MAS, Centara Grand at Centralworld

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lighting the lifts on the 54th floor of Centara Grand Centralworld feels like you are entering another world. Reminiscent of the Mediterranean Sea, the reception areas blue glazed floor shimmers in the soft light and provides a sense of arrival. On entry, the imposing bar, curving left and right, commands attention. A prominent illuminated sign on the bar front announces you have entered UNO MAS. Atop this sign, centre of the bar, a dozen or more bottles of sparkling wine sit deep in ice and enticingly lit, as if in invitation. Dominating all the space behind the bar is UNO MAS’s Wine Cellar. And not some dusty darkened room. A futuristic eight-metre-high transparent tower which cossets over 2,000 bottles. Though the cellar is a spectacle in itself, order a bottle from their 200 labelled wine list, and marvel as the ‘wine angel’ abseils up the internal cellar walls to secure and deliver your selection. UNO MAS, Spanish for “one more” is about celebrating Spain and its Mediterranean cuisine, sky-high right in Bangkok’s heart. Executive Chef, Sandro Aguilera is originally from Barcelona. He has worked at Michelin star restaurants in Barcelona and gained extensive experience elsewhere in his home country, France and Chile before moving to Thailand. UNO MAS has been awarded a Michelin Plate for the last three years (2018 through to 2020) under his guidance. Following the building’s curve with Bangkok’s skyline forever present, UNO MAS is split into three unique zones starting with the Wine Cellar. Just past the Wine Cellar is the Tapas & Raw Bar followed by the slightly more formal Dining Deck with these last two zones semialfresco. To create the alfresco feel, UNO MAS’s designers removed the expansive floor to ceiling glass windows, replacing them with a 1.8-metre glass wall. Above the glass wall to the ceiling is open, allowing diners to experience the cooling breezes at 54 floors above the Bangkok streets. This is a drawcard in itself, and those Bangkok sunsets add the crowning glory.

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Moorish design elements and accessories connect the three venues together. An eclectic and warm colour palette of orange, yellow and marine, the striking terracotta hued Moroccan wall features, to the comfortable rustic sofas. All come together to highlight their Iberian Peninsula provenance. You can hang out at the Wine Cellar, sampling from the impressive 36 wines by the glass, tasting one of their eleven featured Sherry including the 50-year-old Colosía Solera Familiar Palo Cortado from Zerez, the home of Sherry. And perhaps ordering nibbles from the menu to accompany. In the Tapas & Raw Bar, you can choose the cosy seating for couples besides the panoramic and possibly vertigo inspiring glass wall; tables for larger groups on the elevated wooden deck, or bar stools around the tapas bar counter right in the middle of the action. The Dining Deck continues with impressive city skyline views along with the theatre from the show kitchen. Here chefs use special fire pits and the unique Josper oven to prepare

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their signature whole roast meats and grilled seafood. Another pit uses orange wood to impart a distinctive flavour to the paellas. With the menu offering some 40 or so hot and cold tapas, including Pata Negra (Iberian breed of pig) cold cuts, it’s hard to know where to start. To solve that dilemma, we chose UNO MAS’s “2 Feet of Tapas”. We munched our way through delectable morsels like mushroom croquettes, salmon salad, fried baby squid, grilled octopus, Spanish meatballs, cured hams, potato bravas, peppers padrones, gambas (prawns) “pil pil’ and more. This is an ideal option for two people, appealingly displayed along UNO MAS’s specially made Two Feet timber tapa plank. Four paella feature on the menu – the traditional chicken and seafood; Lobster with the bottom crusted rice “socarrat“; one heavy in Pyrenees flavours of wild mushroom, black truffle, Iberico pork, and Catalan sausage; and seafood or “mariscos“ paella made with creamy “bomba“ rice, Maine lob-

ster and the red Carabineros deep-sea prawns. Or for those who can’t decide, can I suggest the Half & Half paella. Served in a specially divided pan – one half with the lobster paella and the Pyrenees on the other. Here you have the best of both worlds and paella heaven. One of UNO MAS’s signature main courses is “Cochinillo” or Suckling Pig. The province of Segovia northwest of Madrid is famous for roasting suckling pigs in this style and is a dish that dates back to medieval banquets. Three to four-week-old piglets still on their mother’s milk are butchered and roasted very simply, typically in woodfired ovens. UNO MAS serves half of a roasted suckling pig Segovian style to the table, and in line with tradition, cuts your pork with the dull edge of a plate to demonstrate its tenderness, before theatrically smashing the plate in front of you. Our group can attest to the pork’s melt in your mouth tenderness and subtle flavour, and it’s complemented with traditional and Thai sauces.


And of course, dessert, including two favourites! Crème Catalan is served with salted caramel ice cream for added naughtiness. The traditional Churros, light and airy Spanish fried doughnuts came with gloriously cocoa-rich Valrhona chocolate dipping sauce. Be sure to ask what’s on offer. UNO MAS opens its doors at lunchtime the first Sunday of every month, for their “Domingo Fabuloso“ Champagne Brunch complete with G.H. Mumm Champagne. Displays laden with all the best cold cuts, including Joselito Iberico – named the best ham in the world, and diverse tapas, are just the beginning. Dive into the imported fresh oysters and a mind-boggling selection of seafood on ice including Phuket and Maine lobsters, varieties of crabs and prawns plus a range of condiments and bread. Leave room for the most tempting selection of fruits, chocolates and desserts. This is one bottomless bubbly brunch worth slotting into your calendar. So, when in Bangkok and looking for some of the best Spanish tapas and speciality dishes, do check out UNO MAS, and like us, you may find yourself lingering or wanting to return for just “one more.” UNO MAS operates daily from 16.00 – 21.00 with tapas and beverages available from 16:00. Meals in the Dining Deck start from 18:00. The Wine Cellar runs till later. For more details, enquiries or reservations go to www.unomasbangkok.com email diningcgcw@chr.co.th or call +66 (0)2 100 6255. By Michael Cullen

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A European Grand Tour

Aboard The Orient Express

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elmond is a hospitality and leisure company that operates luxury hotels, train services and river cruises worldwide. The company was founded in 1976 with the acquisition of the Hotel Cipriani in Venice from the Guinness family for ÂŁ900,000. It then bought what was left of the legendary Orient Express to restore it and offer rides from Paris and London to their hotel in Venice. After 40+ years of growth, Belmond joined LVMH MoĂŤt Hennessy Louis Vuitton in April 2019, in a $3.2 billion dollar transaction, reinforcing its place among the international leaders in luxury.

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Belmond recently announced their new Grand Tour routes across Europe aboard its legendary Venice SimplonOrient-Express train. The new routes criss-cross through Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, and The Netherlands and call at the finest cities along the way. The European Grand Tours evoke a sense of nostalgia, reinstating the legendary journeys of the golden age of travel and meeting a rise in demand for slow, meaningful travel experiences following a year of travel hiatus.

EUROPEAN GRAND TOUR New boarding points for the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express include the Eternal City of Rome, the Renaissance city of Florence, lakeside Geneva, the city of Brussels, and the Dutch capital, Amsterdam. Travelling aboard the elegant artdeco 1920s carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, guests can now select from a number of different new journeys including the option to stay overnight at Belmond’s Villa San Michele Hotel, Florence, or its Castello di Casole Hotel in Tuscany on route to Paris from Florence.

A TUSCAN DEPARTURE Combining a stay at Villa San Michele, set in the hills above Florence, or at Castello di Casole, in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, guests can stay overnight before boarding the train in Florence on 26th May and 14th July for an onward journey to Paris. For the ultimate town, country, and rail experience, guests can select to begin their tour with a night deep in the Tuscan countryside surrounded by rolling hills and sprawling vineyards at Castello di Casole before heading to the 15th century former Renaissance monastery Villa San Michele, with its breathtaking views over Florence.

RETURN TO ROME Marking a return to the routes of the past, Venice Simplon-Orient-Express returns to Rome for a new journey to Paris. Departing Rome, the train makes its way towards Florence and onwards past the Italian lakes and Swiss mountains and into France on an overnight journey complete with an elegant dinner on the way to Paris on 26th May and 14th July.

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Castello Di Casole

A SWISS SOJOURN Departing Geneva on 27th May and 15th July, the Venice Simplon-OrientExpress will pass through the famous Brenner pass offering iconic views from the train as it winds its way through The Alps, passing through the romantic city of Verona before reaching Venice.

DUTCH ARRIVALS The new route to and from Venice to Amsterdam connects three European Capital cities: Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. On 21st June, the train sets off from Venice, passing through Paris and Brussels before arriving in Amsterdam the following day. On 24th June, guests can return to Venice, joining the train in either Amsterdam, Brussels or Paris.

THREE NEW SUITES The 2021 season sees the addition of three new Grand Suites on the train. Named after the cities that have inspired the design - Vienna, Budapest and Prague, the new suites sit in the train’s oldest carriage, built in 1926. The legendary train is made up of 17 original 1920s and 1930s carriages, each of which has its own unique history. Each carriage played a part in the famous trains of the era that pioneered the way for international travellers to cross borders in style and luxury. Since the acquisition of the iconic Hotel Cipriani in Venice in 1976, Belmond has continued to push industry boundaries, taking discerning global travellers on surprising and unforgettable journeys. The portfolio of 46 properties extends across 24 countries, encompassing three luxury safari lodges, two river cruises, seven luxury trains, including the iconic Venice SimplonOrient-Express, and the legendary ‘21’ restaurant in New York. From historic city landmarks like Belmond Cadogan Hotel and Belmond Copacabana Palace to hidden retreats at Belmond Cap Juluca and Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor, each incomparable property has its own timeless story to tell. Yet, the hallmarks of the brand thread through them all: heritage, craftsmanship, and a reputation for genuine, unscripted service in an unrivalled location, creating exceptional experiences that stir the soul. To book or for more information, visit belmond.com or call +44 (0)20 3117 1300

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Working from home? Why not work from paradise? It’s better.

Are you working from a condominium in Bangkok? Come to Hua Hin and work from your own private pool villa instead.

Hua Hin, the family-friendly Royal Resort Beach Town, is just a few short hours from Bangkok. We’re known for our many quality golf courses, beaches, great restaurants, shopping, and excellent infrastructure.

HOT Hua Hin Property is Hua Hin’s paradise property experts. They offer properties from 3.49 to 130 million THB.

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Jean-Michel Gathy, “No Does Not Exist In My World”

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ean-Michel Gathy is a Belgian who’s been based in Asia for almost four decades. The gregarious and engrossing Gathy is in demand across the globe as a hospitality designer and is the creative powerhouse behind projects like the St. Regis Lhasa Resort in Tibet, Cheval Blanc Randheli in the Maldives, Chedi Andermatt in Switzerland, Four Seasons in Bangkok and the iconic rooftop and pool at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. As principal of Denniston, the design practice he founded in 1983, he has four offices worldwide and clients that include tycoons and royalty. Gathy maintains a personal interest in every project, hence his relentless routine. While he does turn down work regularly, he says, ‘I’m very hands-on — I design everything. From the very first site visit

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of a project, I’m there and involved at each stage along the way. I am totally passionate about and addicted to what I do.’ The hotels Jean-Michel Gathy designs are off the decadence Richter scale. With his firm Denniston, he has designed for nearly every major super-luxury hotel brand you can think of, from Banyan Tree to Aman, Mandarin to Four Seasons. Gathy has a profound and pragmatic understanding of how hotels function and what wealthy, discerning guests expect. “We’re not just architects,” he continues. “We’re lifestyle product designers. Design is also about daring and challenging rules. I know what people like, what people talk about. It’s actually more important to please the heart than the eye. A lot of architects and designers forget this.”


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Gathy has long been an innovator and a trendsetter. Without him, reflecting pools might never have become a key component of late 20thcentury tropical resort design. Nor, for that matter, Buddha sculptures as decorative objects and the current fashion for firelight might‘ve never taken off, which he used in The Chedi in Muscat back in 2003 and again at its sister hotel in the Swiss Alps. Then there’s overwater hammocks, or ‘basking nets’, which he dreamt up for the One&Only Reethi Rah in the Maldives in 2005 and immense spalike bathrooms with freestanding tubs and places to sit and recline. Naughty bathrooms, he calls them. He pioneered the vogue for private plunge pools and show-stopping swimming pools – witness the pool at the St.Regis Lhasa, lined in glazed gold plate, the black volcanic rock pool at Amanyara in Turks & Caicos, the three parallel 30-metre pools at The Setai, Miami or the 150-metre long curved infinity pool that balances on the roofs of the three towers of the Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands.

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

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Chedi Muscat, Oman

St. Regis Lhasa, Tibet

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Park Hyatt Sunny Bay, China

Four Seasons Bangkok, Thailand

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“Luck and opportunity” is JeanMichel’s answer to how he ended up being the go-to architect and designer for some of the top luxury hotel brands in the world. He says in the early 90’s he met Adrian Zecha, then Chairman of Aman Resorts, who gave him the chance to design the Amanwana in Indonesia. He discovered he really liked designing luxury hotels. As he says, “It went on from there: the more you design the more people want you to design. I’m not necessarily the best but I’ve got more experience than anyone else in the niche of super-luxury hotels. It’s like a top cardiologist: there might be other doctors as good but why would you risk going to an unknown when you have one with a proven track record? I’m basically the spoiled kid of

the hotel industry! Also, I am someone who loves luxury. I like top-class things – watches, art, design and so on. I like beauty, I like what is unnecessary: that extra thing.” When it comes to hotel design, Jean-Michel says an element that he particularly enjoys is water. “In hotels, it’s paramount. It gives reflections, movement, noise – it changes constantly, and humans love watching it. It fascinates like fire. At night it really comes into its own: you can no longer see the landscape, so water, which reflects the lights of the building, gives depth to the view. It’s also a sound: it can be calming or lively, but it also covers up other noises, like people having drinks on the terrace.

Designing some of the most highend hotel brands on the planet means you have a very demanding clientele. When asked if that creates a lot of pressure, he answers, “Of course! You simply cannot fail. You will always find me running all the time. Yesterday I was in London, next week I am in China, today I have to go to Dubai. ‘No’ does not exist in my world – you are dealing with top people. It’s superpressuring, but I love it. If you can’t do it, don’t design luxury hotels.

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ho says Thailand is only about the beach and the seaside? There exist locations across the Northern part of this geographically diverse nation where you’ll find the purest of mountain breezes. This month we explore one of them in-depth, that being the province of Loei. Sharing a Mekong River border with Laos, Loei province is in many ways more similar to the north of Thailand than to the rest of Isan, even earning the nickname “the Mae Hong Son of the northeast.” Loei is an upand-coming Ecotourism region surrounded by undulating mountain ranges, abundant with various kinds of flora and capped with fog enshrouded summits. Loei was believed to have been founded by people from the ancient Kingdom of Lan Na, which reigned for five hundred years between the thirteenth century and the eighteenth century. During that time, there was prosperity amongst Dan Kwa and the Dan Sai villages. However, the province’s remote location was a disadvantage and led to both places succumbing to crippling famines. Starvation led many of Dan Kwa and Dan Sei’s people to what is known today as Loei, subsequently proclaimed a province by King Chulalongkorn at the turn of the nineteenth century. Loei is located approximately five hundred and twenty kilometres away from Bangkok and can be travelled to in three different ways. The most common is by land, in the form of a car or a bus. If you decide to drive from Bangkok, highway number one is the point of departure, also known as Phahonyothin Road, which will then take you there. If you prefer a stress free and comfortable ride, then buses are an economical and enjoyable option. These can be both air-conditioned or not, although the former is highly recommended. Getting to Loei takes approximately ten hours by bus, so not having to worry about melting into your seat is a big plus. If you prefer a faster route, then Thailand’s low-cost carrier Nok Air is a great way to go.

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The province of Loei has one of the more curious mottos out of all Thai provinces. It is extravagantly known in full as “City of the Sea of Mountains, Coldest Place in Siam, and Beautiful Flowers of the Three Seasons,” quite the boast. Loei is a genuinely wonderful paradise of mountainous ranges. Three peaks in particular are of note: the Phu Kradueng, the Phu Reua and the Phu luang all stand tall and proud above the province’s skyline and provide its distinctive identity. Another distinction of Loei is that it is one of the few places in Thailand that can reach temperatures below zero degrees Celsius. Loei’s winters have often reached the minus two mark on the thermometer, making it one of the coldest places in the kingdom. Temperatures are not freezing year-round however, far from it. Thirty degrees Celsius is commonly observed during the summer and early spring. In that sense, Loei’s climate can be said to be truly continental. If there’s something that they forgot to include in Loei’s kilometric motto, it is probably “City of the bizarre but decidedly charming cultural ghost mask festival.” It is left to the imagination whether this is because they didn’t want to scare visitors away or because their motto was already getting out of hand. Regardless, this festival is the province’s pride and joy, amassing much of its populace’s cultural essence. Covid permitting, the festival is held sometime between March and July. Once the visionaries and mediums reach consensus over a specific date, the Phi Tha Khon ghost festival extends across three entire days, during which several ceremonies take place.

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Day one sees Wan Ruam, which translates to “day of assembly” during which the town’s inhabitants ask Phra U Pakut for protection from evil. Phra U Pakut is the Mun River’s spirit, over which he supposedly guards. A sequence of games and activities is held for the remainder of the day, whilst people wear extravagant and intimidating masks made from coconut leaves and rice husks. These take the shape of grinning demon-like creatures with horns and multiple facial and body ornaments. Ornaments range from the more common wooden bells to the more unorthodox wooden phalluses which are waved around displaying the blessings inscribed on them. This festival is said to have originated long ago when in one of his past lives, Buddha unexpectedly returned from a long and arduous journey that had left everybody beginning to suspect his death. The celebration upon his reappearance was said to have been so clamorous that it awoke the dead.

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On day two, the Thai Rocket Festival is held. Many rockets are launched into the sky in what is seen as a merit-making ceremony. The dances and the mask parades continue throughout the day. On the final third day of the festival, all the village gathers to listen to sermons and lectures imparted by the more prominent and respected Buddhist monks. Loei is a region that, so far, hasn’t been gripped by mass tourism, even though it has much to offer. It is one of Thailand’s most sparsely populated provinces, which means that if you seek a touch of tranquillity and solitude, it is exactly the place to go. The Loei traveller will find bliss in the freshness of its mountainous breeze and the quietness of its natural forestland, and see a side of Thailand not customarily encountered. All in all, Loei is a province that is well worth the time to get there. Discovering its rich and unique culture whilst simultaneously enjoying the cleanliness and peace of its environment is something that can be truly gratifying. If time allows, schedule your visit during their Ghost Festival, you won’t find anything like it anywhere else in the country!

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impson Marine, Asia’s leading yacht sales and services company, reported a very busy year in 2020 with sales of over 200 million USD and 112 new and pre-owned yachts sold in 2020. Founded in 1984 by Mike Simpson, over the years Simpson Marine has gone from strength to strength, cementing its position as market leader in Asia. Despite 2020 being a turbulent and challenging year for many businesses, boating became a safe haven to turn to when people’s usually busy lives and diverse leisure agendas have been

suspended and altered. With international travel seriously restricted or unavailable in some parts of the world, including Asia, enjoying the local area by boat quickly grew in popularity. Simpson Marine’s mission has always been to bring people closer to the ocean and let them enjoy the freedom of life at sea. With this in mind, their team has been working hard across its entire network of 11 regional offices to help customers’ yachting dreams come true. As a result, the group has welcomed impressive numbers of first time boat owners into the yachting fold.

Asia’s yachting centre Hong Kong has proven a particularly buoyant market with the marinas remaining open with minimal restrictions on yachting throughout the year. Already the busiest and most mature Asian yachting market, Hong Kong has registered even greater growth than usual, compensating for other South-East Asian countries that have been more affected by the pandemic due to tight crossborder travel restrictions in place for most of the year.

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Representing the world’s leading yacht brands, Simpson Marine has seen substantial growth in all business streams including new yacht sales, brokerage, yacht charter and services. Sanlorenzo, Italy’s leading shipyard was particularly successful in 2020 with 17 yachts over 24 metres sold in 2020 including a second new build 500EXP sold just before the end of the year. 12 yachts are already scheduled for delivery in early 2021 including new models of the 44Alloy, Sanlorenzo SX112, Sanlorenzo SL102 Asymmetric, the SL96 Asymmetric, the SD96, the SX88 and many more. In 2020 the Asian market accounted for 23.5% of Sanlorenzo’s total global sales demonstrating the strong growth of the Asian market since Simpson took over the representation of the brand in May 2015.

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Bluegame, a new brand under the Sanlorenzo group, attracted a lot of interest in Hong Kong and elsewhere in Asia, following the arrival of the first BGX70 into Hong Kong in November. The innovative Bluegame yachts, ranging between 40 - 70 feet, complement the highly successful SX range of the parent company, Sanlorenzo. The first BG62 is also scheduled to arrive in March 2021 and is eagerly anticipated in the Hong Kong market. The Beneteau Group brands, with Beneteau and Lagoon on offer from Simpson Marine, have been equally successful with double digit sales for each brand and significant growth of the Beneteau Outboard ranges including the Antares and Flyer with flagships Antares 11 and Flyer 10 due to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. On the sailing side, Simpson Marine has delivered the new models from the historic Oceanis range including an all-new Oceanis Yacht 54 and Oceanis 51.1, 46.1, 40.1, 38.1 and 35.1 models and contracted two new First Yachts 53, confirming the appeal of the new cruiser racer relaunch from Beneteau. Another notable achievement was the launch of the Simpson Marine Sailing School in Thailand with eight boats from the new First line including five First 14s, two First 18s and a First 27 set to arrive in Pattaya in Spring 2021 and more bigger yachts scheduled to join the fleet later in the year.

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Lagoon continues to enjoy an excellent reputation as the world’s number one catamaran brand with many Lagoons sold in 2020 including new models (LG40, LG42, LG46, LG50) delivered in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore. There are exciting times ahead for Lagoon with the new Lagoon SIXTY 7 motoryacht arriving in early Spring 2021 to Hong Kong with her Asia premiere to follow.

their debut in North Asia. In addition, the first Asia unit of the new Aquila 54 has been launched with the first 20 units sold globally before her official release in Spring 2021. The new Aquila 54, the flagship Aquila 70 and a new version of the Aquila 32 will further boost interest in this popular brand that is redefining the design of power catamarans in terms of speed, livability, ergonomics and fuel consumption.

British motoryacht builder Fairline Yachts is a recent addition to the Simpson Marine portfolio and has equally attracted a lot of interest in Asia. 2020 saw the new Fairline Squadron 50 arrive in Thailand and in Hong Kong, with its launch campaign “Fairline x The Riviera of the Orient” co-hosted by Simpson Marine and The Peninsula Hong Kong. More Fairline yachts are due to arrive in 2021 including the new Squadron 53 and the flagship Squadron 68.

Simpson Yacht Charter has registered unprecedented growth for day and overnight charters in Hong Kong with 600 charter days booked in the city alone in 2020 (until the new restrictive policies came to life in early December 2020) and numerous short term charters (half-day, day, weekend, long-weekend) in Thailand including Phuket and the Pattaya region, accounting together for a total of over 1000 charter days sold throughout Asia in 2020. Likewise, in Singapore, Malaysia and China, the countries with restrictive cross-border travel policies, local charters are now more in demand.

Aquila Power Catamarans has enjoyed a very busy year globally, and Asia has been no different. First units of the Aquila 44’s and Aquila 36’s have been delivered in Hong Kong making

eral new yachts into the fleet with the Hong Kong division alone welcoming five new Sanlorenzo yachts and other motoryachts in 2020. Simpson’s Yacht Care division, which cares for yachts on behalf of their owners in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore has never been busier with another 10 yachts expected to be signed by Spring 2021. As they look to 2021, global business trends are still unpredictable due to the volatile state of the world, and the company remains conservative on expectations for future market behaviour. However, the firm is set to start the new year with a solid order book and a wellappointed delivery schedule for the year to come. Having been based in Asia for nearly four decades, Simpson Marine is dedicated more than ever to helping boat owners create their own memorable moments at sea.

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he Chao Phraya River has been the life-blood of Thailand since ancient times. It gained the moniker “The River of Kings” because it enabled past monarchs to gain access to distant areas of the kingdom. The river is now much more than an artery of travel and trade – it has become Bangkok’s premier lifestyle location. It is here that you will find the new Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya, surrounded by galleries, boutiques, restaurants and cafés. The Four Seasons opened for guests in December of 2020 with 299 rooms, 38 of which are suites. Features include destination restaurants and lounges, stunning event spaces, and an urban wellness centre like no other. The complex also includes 366 Four Seasons Private Residences which will open this year. All guest rooms and suites feature high ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows that create a bright, airy atmosphere which highlight the gorgeous views. The Premier River View Rooms are 50 sqm’s and offer panoramic river views. The Studio family suites are 77+ sqm.’s and accommodate 3 guests including up to 2 children. The Four Season Executive Suites are 110 + sqm.’s and include a spacious living room with river views. The Riverside Terrace Suites are 238+ sqm.’s and provide indoor and outdoor space with river-facing rooftop terraces. The 450 sqm. Presidential Suite may be Bangkok’s finest address. Twostorey windows frame the 10th-floor views of the Chao Phraya River. The suite encompasses a large open living area with its own bar, a catering kitchen, up to three bedrooms and an oversized rooftop terrace with panoramic river views and a private plunge pool.

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In developing the food and beverage program, a dream team of experts came together to create a collection of original dining and drinking concepts, with a star-studded team of chefs, mixologists and sommeliers in the kitchens and behind the bars. Led by Executive Chef Andrea Accordi – previously of the eight Michelin-starred Four Seasons Hong Kong – along with French Executive Pastry Chef Bruce Trouyet, the team includes specialist culinarians in each restaurant. Philip Bischoff, who was previously lead bartender at the landmark Manhattan Bar in Singapore, now presides over the Hotel’s beverage program. When entering Yu Ting Yuan, the hotels signature restaurant, you are met with floor-to-ceiling windows that reveal a gorgeous backdrop of gardens and a shimmering water reflection pond with one-of-a-kind art pieces – sunlit by day, and dramatically illuminated at night. Complementing the stylish design, Head Chef Qiu Xiaogui and his team serve authentic Cantonese cuisine and regional favourites, prepared with the freshest ingredients and presented in a refined way, creating a multi-sensory dining experience. Craftsmanship takes the spotlight with premium Cantonese dishes such as a choice of live seafood, a robust selection of abalone and regional

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favourites, and an extensive barbeque range, including Peking duck. Dim sum are the key offerings for the lunch period, all prepared à la minute. Xiaogui and his international team of four have been working together for more than eight years, each playing an integral part and lead an impressive locally-drawn team. The timeless vibe of Lake Como is noticeable from the moment you walk through the doors of Riva del Fiume Ristorante, the hotels Italian restaurant. “We’ve spent countless hours sourcing the most flavourful ingredients from regional producers around Italy,” says Executive Chef Andrea Accordi. “From an exclusive extra virgin olive oil with Tasca d’Almerita, to the best capers found on the small island of Pantelleria in Sicily, to fried dried cruschi peppers from the Basilicata region. It’s all about letting our diners savour the best ingredients and products, skilfully prepared in authentic Italian recipes by an outstanding team of craftspeople, all at an approachable price point.” On the menu, a selection of crudo takes centre stage, displaying the skill of the team and the depth of fresh ingredients. Handcrafted pastas, freshly baked schiacciata and gourmet pizza round out the offering, bringing diners on a full sensory journey, while gener-

ous portions encourage sociable dining and sharing. Brasserie Palmier is the hotels French brasserie that emphasises fish and seafood with lighter preparations to suit the tropical weather of Bangkok. Choose from their robust oyster selection, signature seafood towers, beautiful fish dishes, tartare variations and salads, or go with the all-time favourites, perfect for a casual quality dining experience.” Further restaurants include The Lounge, ideal for impromptu get-togethers and a cosy afternoon tea. Cafe Madeleine is a neighbourhood pastry shop and café offering both indooroutdoor seating and takeaway options. And, if you just feel like staying in, take advantage of the hotels 24-hour in-room dining. The Four Seasons BKK Social Club offers up the energy and vibrancy of a night in Buenos Aires. At the helm, innovative Beverage Manager Philip Bischoff brings his talents to the bar. Ranked #1 in Thailand, and #21 in the world of the Bar World’s Most Influential Figures, by Drinks International, Bischoff shares his artistry of mixology with bespoke cocktails that reflect the typical drinking culture found in South America combined with local Thai touches.


The glamorous cocktail bar is reminiscent of Argentine grand architecture, and is framed by two semi-outdoor courtyards. One side is home to Bangkok’s cigar aficionados, while the other offers the perfect space for social gatherings to enjoy bespoke bottled cocktails and Champagnes. The 2,500 sqm. Urban Wellness Centre is conceived along three streams of wellness, two floors of innovation and one holistic haven. Highlighted by a lavish spa suite with its own private bath and indoor garden, plus eight additional treatment rooms, the spa also includes a spacious consultation area with retail shop, and relaxation lounges. Additional services include the in-house hair salon, barber shop and nail salon. When you are ready for fitness, you’ll find a naturally-lit state-of-the-art gym, a dedicated mind and body studio with regular open and private classes, and a 30 metre (98 foot) lap pool. As much as the Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok is the ideal choice for your holiday, it is also a business hotel. For conferences, their 800 sqm. Four Sea-

sons Grand Ballroom features a private entrance, pre-function foyer, soaring ceilings within, and a dedicated outside Ballroom Terrace. The Ballroom can also be divided in two. In the residential-style Conservatory, a smaller divisible ballroom offers 425 sqm’s of space plus a garden terrace. The unique Conservatory Kitchen hosts up to 200 guests for creative events, or change-of-scenery meeting breaks. Four additional studios complete the suite of meeting rooms. Meeting & Wedding planners are readily available to assist. The hotel’s interior was designed by award-winning design legend JeanMichel Gathy. “The core challenge that drew me to this extraordinary project was the chance to craft the ultimate urban resort experience and at the same time to create an incomparable city hotel that would not only complement but also enhance its unique, expansive riverside location” said Jean-Michel. A complimentary boat runs throughout the day to Icon Siam and the Sathron Pier.

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General Manager Lubosh Barta, who began his Four Seasons career in Bangkok 16 years ago and was most recently opening General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Seoul, sums up the experience: “Like the city of Bangkok, our new Four Seasons is full of surprises, whether it’s the breathtaking river views, the rich design details, the perfect cocktail or a striking piece of art. We look forward to offering personalised experiences in an environment of safety and trust as we embrace Four Seasons enhanced global healthy and safety program, “Lead With Care”, with uncompromising Four Seasons service in a truly spectacular setting.” Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya 300/1 Charoenkrung Road Yannawa, Sathorn, Bangkok, Thailand +66 (02) 032-0887 www.fourseasons.com/bangkok

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L et’s Meet,

Benjamin Breyton What is your full name and age? My Name is Benjamin Breyton, and I am 31 years old. What is your current job position? I am the co-owner of the East Rooftop cocktail bar and owner of the Lucky 13 sandwich franchise in Hua Hin. Both businesses are located in soi 94. How long have you lived in Hua Hin or been coming to Hua Hin? I have been living in Hua Hin for a bit more than a year now, I moved here from Phuket after a lengthy investigation on where to invest and buy a business in Thailand. What did you know about Hua Hin before you moved here? Over my 5 years in Thailand, I always heard good things about Hua Hin, so I came to visit on weekends a few times before I decided to move here. I knew this area is quite famous as a retreat for Bangkokians, as well as famous for the kitesurf community. I myself do not kite but have been involved in water board sports for the past few years and looking forward to kiting. What do you like most about your profession? My interest for the hospitality business came quite young as i wanted to be a chef, in my young years of professional experience, I started to develop an attraction to the front side of the business, in touch with the clientele rather than in the kitchen. After a few years in restaurants, I started work as bartender in a night life venue. The combination of Entertainment, Food and Beverage is what i like most in this profession. What do you like least about your profession? Well, things are different now that I own a business, but I would

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say one of the constraints of hospitality, which is also what makes this profession beautiful, is that you are always working when others are having fun, weekends, holidays, new year eve, every celebration, this is a profession that requires passion. What do you like most about Hua Hin? I very much enjoyed my life in Phuket before I moved to Hua Hin. To compare, I find Hua Hin to be peaceful, and I appreciate that. It is a close community where you can develop long term relations with locals, both Thais, and Expats. There is a lot of support and solidarity in this town, which has been a blessing during the pandemic and these difficult times we share. I haven’t yet discovered as much of the area as I would like to because of work, but everything comes in time. What is your favourite restaurant and why? I highly recommend the restaurant of V Villa resort. I’ve gotten to know Cedric, their F&B manager, over the past year. He arrived in the same period as I did. We had the pleasure to celebrate my mom’s birthday on her last visit in March, with a private dinner on the beach. It was so very well organized and I’ve been back many times since. Their food quality is very high, very fair pricing and very professional staff. I also want to mention “Little Spain,” I won’t spoil any details, just google it and make a reservation! What do you like to do in your free time and why? Meeting and hanging out with friends has been my biggest occupation besides work since I moved to Hua Hin. I’ve gotten to know so many great people over this past year and made a whole lot of new friends.

What would you recommend to new-comers to do in Hua Hin and why? Hua Hin has an incredible choice of luxury hotels, therefore a wide range of high-quality hotel restaurants. Treat yourself to a great brunch, seafood buffet, BBQ by the beach … and much more. Tell us a surprising fact that the public might not know about you? Well, this is no secret, but I adopted a Siberian Husky puppy in my first month in Thailand. She’s been with me for 4 years now, and she enjoys her life very much! Some people might think it’s too hot for a Husky in Thailand, but she was born in Phuket, and her favourite thing is taking a nap in the sun at 2pm by the swimming pool! What is the most outlandish thing you have ever done and why? Back when I lived in New Caledonia (French island in South Pacific), my favourite activity was spearfishing. I had the chance to dive and fish on the second biggest reef eco-system after Australia’s great reef barrier. Locals with many years of experience took me fishing to the edge of the lagoon barrier where you can barely see the coast anymore, diving with all sorts of sharks and other marine animals. It is an experience both frightening and exciting. The water is so clear, and diving in apnea, in its immensity, is literally breath-taking !


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oday half of the world lives in cities, and the United Nations projects that by 2050 it will be closer to 70%. There is a belief that the time needed to scale the ground infrastructure, roads, and bridges is too long and costly. One way around this conundrum is to build safe, high-performance electric aircraft with almost infinite scaling potential. Many believe we are at the

start of a new golden age of aviation, one which we haven’t seen in 100 years. In 2020 almost a billion dollars was spent on research and development towards electric flight, and this year another billion is expected to go towards the effort. And why not? A report by Morgan Stanley estimates the Electric Aircraft market will be worth $1.5 trillion by 2040.

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Archer, a California-based company, is working towards building the world’s first all-electric airline/taxi utilizing vertical takeoff and landing vehicles with the goal of bringing new efficiencies to air travel for short-route flights. One stumbling block for startups in aviation – electric or otherwise – has always been access to a capital-efficient supply chain, the kind that gives established durable goods manufacturers their competitive edge. Building such a supply chain is a decades-long process, and manufacturing composites at scale is difficult under the best circumstances. To that end, the company has recently partnered with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), entering into a supply chain agreement that enables Archer to benefit from FCA’s advanced composite material expertise and its low-priced supply logistics. Through this collaboration, Archer and FCA will work together to significantly decrease the cost of production while leveraging FCA’s manufacturing know-how against Archer’s startup nimbleness.

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“Electrification within the transportation sector, whether on roads or in the air, is the future, and with any new and rapidly developing technology, scale is important,” said Doug Ostermann, Vice President and Head of Global Business Development of FCA. “Our partnership with Archer has mutual benefits and will enable innovative, environmentally friendly transportation solutions to be brought to market at an accelerated pace.” The partnership will prove key to Archer’s bid to manufacture high-volume, composite, electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Archer says their all-electric aircraft will be capable of traveling distances of up to 60 miles at 150 mph. The beauty of eVTOL is that the electric motors allow an aircraft to land like a helicopter and cruise like a plane, quietly. Reducing noise and cost will help bring urban air mobility to more people in more places while being carbon-zero.

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“We’ve been hyper-focused on a customer-first approach to vehicle design and aircraft operations,” says Brett Adcock, Co-Founder & Co-CEO of Archer. “Now we are working with a seasoned, industry-leading automotive partner to leverage cost benefits and experience that will allow Archer to produce thousands of aircraft reliably and affordably every single year.” Other players in the increasingly competitive space include Blade Urban Air Mobility and Lilium. Lilium GmbH is a Germany-based startup co-founded in 2015. Initial funding came from the European Space Agency, and the European Union’s Climate-KIC program, Europe’s largest public-private innovation partnership focused on climate innovation to mitigate and adapt to climate change. On May 4th, 2019, Lilium had its first flight of an untethered and unmanned five-seater Lilium Jet at the Oberpfaffenhofen airport in Munich. The full-scale prototype is powered by 36 all-electric ducted fans, which allows for a vertical takeoff and landing with an efficient horizontal flight.

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Another company in the electric aviation sector is MagniX, but they are in it with a twist. The company is developing technology to convert existing aircraft into electric vehicles. Based in Washington State, the firm recently consolidated its operations to a new 40,000 square-foot facility with a mission of all-electric aviation for planes carrying up to 40 passengers.

MagniX has already retrofit small turbine-engine airplanes with its electric motors. The Pacific Northwest, home to aviation giant Boeing, has long been a hub of aviation innovation. Vancouver-based Harbour Air, North America’s largest seaplane airline, is working with MagniX on an all-electric fleet, a move that’s being watched as a bellwether in the sector.

“In 2018, 75 percent of worldwide airline flights were 1,000 miles or less in range. With MagniX’s new propulsion systems coupled with emerging battery capabilities, we see tremendous potential for electric aviation to transform this heavily trafficked ‘middle mile’ range,” Roei Ganzarski, CEO of MagniX, said.

The news from Archer Lilium, MagniX, and others is indicative of the activity in electric aviation development, and this technology is likely to reach commercialization well within the decade.

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Price On Application

Sanlorenzo SL86 Length 26.8 m

Sunseeker 86

Max Beam Draft 6.4 m 1.9 m

Made to Measure

Length 26.5 m

The layout is offered in two options with the galley on the main deck, or the lower deck, adjacent to the crew quarters. First SL86 in Asia is currently cruising around Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Max Beam Draft 6.4 m -

Year 2009

4 ensuite cabins accommodating 8 guests, together with further accommodation for 4 crew. Tropical air con, Trak Star fin Stabilizers, twin Kohler generators, watermaker, and powered by twin Cat C32 1850hp engines.

5,000,000 USD

Benetti Tradition 100 Length 30.2 m

1,990,000 EUR

Monte Carlo Yachts MCY 70

Max Beam Draft 7.2 m 2m

Year 2009

Location Thailand

Length 69 ft 11 in

Perfect condition with great 4 deck lay-out. Master cabin located forward on the Main-deck. Full-beam VIP stateroom on the lower deck and through to the three spacious exterior decks.

Beam 5 ft 5 in

Draft 1 ft 8 in

#5673446 Year 2015

Length 13.8 m

Beam 4. m

Draft .96 m

#6837121 Year 2015

Location Pattaya, Thailand

Featuring a spacious cockpit with teak deck, fridge, hand basin and removable electric grill. The large seating area which surrounds the solid teak table with plenty of room for entertaining. On the hydraulic swim platform, the garage opens to allow for storage of a 2.4m dinghy.

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Location Phuket, Thailand

Pristine state, better than new and still under warranty. The cabins have rarely been used by the meticulous owner and she has never been chartered.

522,900 USD

Cranchi M44 HT Power Boat

Location Thailand

342,000 USD

Azimut 46 Fly Bridge Motor Yacht Length 14.9 m

Beam 4.3 m

Draft 2.4 m

#7016936 Year 2005

Location Samui, Thailand

Classic Italian styling runs through the Salon, three cabins and additional crew cabin. Yacht benefits from full helm stations on the flybridge and in the spacious salon. This luxury vessel will deliver you to your destination in comfort and style.

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1,750,000 USD

Lagoon 630MY Length 19.2 m

Max Beam 10 m

Draft 1.1 m

Year 2015

Location Thailand

This luxury yacht enjoys more space than many condominiums with four spacious cabins, a large galley with full size appliances, recently recovered upholstery in the salon and a spacious cockpit and flybridge, making entertaining friends a pleasure. This Lagoon 630MY has been immaculately maintained and looks like a new boat.

415,000 EUR

Beneteau Gran Turismo 46 Length 48 ft 7 in

Beam 13 ft 9 in

#6952772 Draft 3 ft 9 in

Year 2018

Location Phuket, Thailand

This Beneteau Gran Turismo 46 is the epitome of Power, Elegance and Style. Boasting twin Volvo Penta IPS 600 2X435HP engines, she perfectly blends performance with economy and guarantees immense pleasure at the helm. This is a popular 2 cabin version, full beam owners cabin with a VIP forward, both impressively appointed. The electric grill on the hydraulic swim platform is a convenient feature.

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561,700 USD

Custom Motor Yacht Length 27 m

378,000 USD

Lagoon 421

Max Beam Draft 7m 1.7 m

Year 2010

Location Thailand

Length 12.6 m

Designed for the day charter market. Accommodates 90 guests over 3 decks. If at a marina or pier, she can host 130 guests. Excellent boat for day trips, private charter, or medium sized events.

Max Beam Draft 7m 1.2 m

Year 2010

Exceptional condition. This boat has had many new features, including a new anchor winch, new Garmin Chart plotter, and new cushions. The engine has been regularly serviced and dealer maintained.

1,400,000 USD

Sunreef 58 Length 58 ft

#7394819 Beam 30 ft 6 in

Draft 5 ft 2 in

Year 2015

Location Phuket, Thailand

This 4 cabin catamaran is the perfect yacht to cruise in SE Asian waters. With her shallow draft, she really is an ‘access all areas’ floating home.

379,000 USD

Formula 45 Yacht Length 13.7 m

Max Beam Draft 1.28 m 1.1 m

Year 2011

Length 29.6M

Beam 6M

#7142826 Year 2008

Location Samui

Built by the master shipwright Bugis in Indonesia, this lovingly restored and refitted this yacht offers classical lines and a luxurious finish. Currently in Thailand, this boat is ready for blue water cruising.

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Location Thailand

Expertly equipped for day trips or extended cruising. The forward cockpit glass enclosure with vented center walk-thru door provides complete climate protection, yet maintains a panoramic view.

324,412 USD

Schooner Phinisi 99 Footer

Location Thailand

265,000 USD

Tayana 55 Length 16.76M

#7257951 Beam 4.87 M

Draft 2.2 M

Year 1993

Location Pattaya

Extensive work has just been done on this Tayana 55, including anti fouling, anodes, through hull fittings, bearings, new B&G navigation electronics throughout with new bimini and full cover.

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468,083 USD

Beneteau OC46.1 Length 13.6 m

Max Beam 4.5 m

Draft -

Year 2019

Location Thailand

Virtually new boat at a huge discount. The furling mast, self-tailing jib and all the halyards and sheets brought back to a single winch at each of the helm stations. 3 electric Harken winches and a bow thruster.

Price On Application

Beneteau OC30.1 Length 9.5 m

Max Beam 3m

Draft 1.9 m

Customizable Options

The smallest yacht in BENETEAU’s cruising range boasts trailability, incredible living space for her size and focuses on simplicity, yet she is as stylish and beautiful as ever.

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Lakeside Palm Hills Luxury With Spectacular Views kitchen and utility rooms are directly accessed. This estate property also benefits from two additional pool side guest bedrooms, both en-suite, located on opposite sides of the oversized infinity pool. The living and dining rooms, separate TV lounge and 2 master bedrooms enjoy amazing lake and golf course views.


LIVING AREA: 900 M 2 LAND AREA: 2000 M 2 BEDROOMS: 6 BATHROOMS: 7

37,000,000 THB

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At the front of the property are 2 further bedroom en-suites, a double carport with storage and maid’s quarters. An architecturally stunning feature entrance with statues and pillars at the front of the residence lets guests know they will be entering a stunning substantial property. Additional notables of the property include its large covered terrace, sun deck and terraced landscaped gardens. This home is beautifully designed and stands out as an exceptional opportunity to purchase due to the owners change in circumstance after a labor of love to complete this home that they are currently enjoying every day. To view the complete picture catalog of this property, visit www.hothuahinproperty.com, reference number AG-B151. To arrange a personal tour call 084 387 5699 or email info@hothuahinproperty.com.

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Hua Hin West

#AG-B213957

12 Minutes North of Hua Hin Center, 10 Minutes to Hua Hin, Fully Furnished, Covered Terrace, Large Pool, Euro Kitchen Beds: 3 Baths: 2

Living area: 500 m2 Land area: 155 m2

Hua Hin South

5,900,000 THB

#AG-B183

#AG-B186

Brand new Falcon Hill Terrace Home, Close to city. Falcon Hill voted the Best Development in Thailand at the 2020 Thailand Property Awards. Many Amenities. Beds: 3

Baths: 2

Living area: 224 m2

Koh Takiab

14,800,000 THB

#AG-CELCS0218053

This modern 4 bedroom home w/ pool is located less than 15 minutes South of Hua Hin. This home features an open plan lounge, dining room & kitchen.

This luxury beachfront Condominium Resort in Khao Takiab, 2km from Hua Hin Centre. A taxi service, shops, restaurants, bars and Tesco store.

Beds: 4 Baths: 3

Beds: 2

Living area: 287 m2 Land area: 531 m2

Hua Hin Center

7,900,000 THB

#AG-B168

Located minutes from Hua Hin Center is this brand new home with 1 bedroom guest house in Award Winning Development. Beds: 4 Land area: 667 m2 14,500,000 THB Baths: 4 Living area: 274 m2

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Baths: 2

Living area: 130 m2

Hua Hin West

13,000,000 THB

#AG-B0218078

Reduced from 19,000,000 – Features an open plan imported Italian kitchen, dining and lounge area with sliding glass doors oversized covered terrace. Beds: 4 Baths: 5

Living area : 500 m2 Land area : 1,790 m2

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Koh Takiab

#AG-A48

Hua Hin North

#AG-B157

Spacious 2 Bedroom Ocean View Condo In Beachfront Building with swimming pool in trendy Koh Takiab

15 Minutes from Hua Hin Center, Less than 1km from golf course, Large covered terrace, Latest energy saving technology

Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Beds: 3 Baths: 4

Living area: 153 m2

10,900,000 THB

Land area: 900 m2 Living area: 280 m2

Hua Hin Center This large luxurious 4 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom Pool Villa is located within a multi-award-winning development that is mere minutes from shopping, the beach and the center of Hua Hin.

further to the Maids Quarters with its own full kitchen. There is also a ground floor bedroom with en-suite bathroom, currently used as an office plus a separate guest bathroom.

The ground floor features a spacious open plan living room leading to a dining area and opening to an ultra-high-quality modern kitchen. To the right of the kitchen is a utility room which leads

The circular staircase leads to three large bedrooms, all en-suite and all with fitted wardrobes. All bedrooms benefit from large covered terraces offering beautiful sea and mountain views. Out-

Beds: 4

Baths: 5

Living area: 500 m2

Land area: 1,200 m2

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11,790,000 THB

# AG-VELHS02138427 side is a double carport with storage, a truly large swimming pool with jacuzzi, and a kid’s play area. Additionally, you’ll find a large waterproof shade sail, a poolside sala, an outdoor kitchen BBQ, and a spacious green lawn. This luxury 4 bedroom pool villa is top-quality throughout. Development amenities include a large communal pool, a BBQ area, a gym, on-site management, and security.

35,000,000 THB

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Hua Hin Center

#AG-B162

Reduced from 15,000,000 - Superb executive pool villa located on the prestigious Falcon Hill development, 5 minute drive to centre of Hua Hin. Beds: 4 Baths: 4

Living area: 280 m2 Land area: 700 m2

10,900,000 THB

Hua Hin South

#AG-B3135430

15 Minutes South of Hua Hin Center, Sea Views, Near Beach & Golf Large covered Terrace, Pool, Euro Kitchen Beds: 3 Living area: 210 m2 Baths: 2 Land area: 600 m2

14,500,000 THB

Koh Takiab Beachfront Condo in desirable building in trendy area

#AG-A63

3 decks, ocean view, oceanfront swimming pool, tennis courts Beds: 2 Baths: 2

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16,900,000 THB

Pranburi

#AG-B169

Brand new home, using quality building materials, in a quiet area located approx. 20 minutes Southwest of Hua Hin center Beds: 3 Living area: 310 m2 15,900,000 THB Baths: 3 Land area: 2400 m2

Pak Nam Pran

#AG-V0510481

Sea, River & Mountain Views, 3 Bedrooms in Main House, 1 Bedroom Guest Villa, Large covered Terrace, Large Pool, Euro Kitchen Beds: 4 Baths: 4

Living area: 270 m2 Land area: 1,000 m2

Hua Hin North

16,000,000 THB

#AG-B170

Located in the Exclusive Palm Hills Golf Course Dev. Is this large home with 2 guest houses. Golf and Fitness Memberships Included. Beds: 7 Living area: 750 m2 21,500,000 THB Baths: 8 Land area: 2400 m2

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Hua Hin North

#AG-B164

This brand new well built home is located in a secured development less than 5 minutes from the Palm Hills golf course and 15 minutes from the center of Hua Hin. This home is constructed using high-end appliances, fixtures and fittings with energy savings in mind. The glass is double pane with argon gas & the air-con’s Beds: 6

Baths: 7

are inverter, making the AC units quieter with lower operating costs and fewer break downs. The large master suite has sliding glass doors out onto the covered terrace and pool beyond as well as a walk-in closet. Separate from the main house is a two-bedroom guest house, each with their own en-suite. The European kitchen

is spacious with a cooking island, and there is an outdoor kitchen with an industrial quality grill. The swimming pool is massive and comes with a spa and sun lounger area. Large self-contained maids quarters are off of the main house.

26,000,000 THB

Living area: 2,610 m2 Land area: 2,000 m2

REDUCED FROM 58,000,000. Located just 15 minutes from the Suvarnabhumi International Airport is this large luxurious 3 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom estate home. Special features abound and include a spacious professional Western designer kitchen with a Viking: refrigerator, microwave, oven, gas stove, and hood. For the wine lover, you’ll find a 450 bottles built-in Wine Cellar. Additionally, the home includes an Entertainment room featuring a pool table, karaoke system, Bose cinema surround sound system & a High Definition Projector TV with a 103” Screen. Also within is a beautifully furnished Living Room, Dining Room, Buddha Room, indoor jacuzzi, and steam room. Outside you will find a fully equipped BBQ Pavilion featuring a charcoal BBQ, power hood, refrigerator, smoker, gas stove, and ice storage, a 9x4m Overflow Swimming Pool, and a Jacuzzi. There is plenty of room for staff with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a full modern kitchen. Additionally, there is a three-car garage, a laundry room, a cleaning area, garden, storage, High-Speed Fiber Optic WiFi, True Satellite in 5 locations, plus a CCTV & Infrared Security System.

Lakewood Country Club, Bangkok

Beds: 3

Baths: 5

#AG-B184

Living area: 1,150 m2

Land area: 1,964 m2

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55,000,000 THB

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Large Luxurious Mediterranean Villa At Hua Hin’s Best Address This one of a kind, large, luxurious, Mediterranean style villa is located on one of the best lakefront plots within the Palm Hills Golf Course & Residential Community, arguably Hua Hin’s finest address. Situated in the desirable north, this home is approximately 15 minutes from Hua Hin’s city center. This spectacular property exudes the wow factor the moment you step inside and soak up the gorgeous lake and golf course views. Built for entertaining, the home consists of four bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and five spacious lounges. The stunning, lavish master suite includes a private lake view deck with a built-in tub, a separate TV viewing area, a sump-

tuous chandeliered Jacuzzi bathtub, and a big walk-in closet with a makeup room. The three lounges on the ground floor include the spectacular entry lounge, a spacious lounge to the left with a TV, and an additional lounge with a TV opposite the formal dining room and designer kitchen. The two lounges upstairs include one with a billiards table and the other that is perfectly suited for a fitness room or yoga studio. You’ll also find an office on the ground floor and a Buddha room on the 3rd floor. Outside, the villa is dreamily landscaped with mature tropical gardens offering many areas throughout the property to socialize with guests. The

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infinity-edge swimming pool is oversized at 6 X 16 meters. There are two garages with electric doors that can accommodate two vehicles each. The home comes fully furnished along with a lifetime family membership to the Palm Hills Golf Club and its separate Sports Club. The Sports Club includes tennis, squash and badminton courts, fitness, billiards & table tennis, plus a huge communal pool. To view the complete picture catalog of this property, visit www.hothuahinproperty.com, reference number AG-V182. To request a personal tour, call 084 387 5699 or email info@hothuahinproperty.com. Serious inquiries only. #AG-V182

Living area: 1,500 m2

Land area: 2,400 m2

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75,000,000 THB


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Hua Hin South

#AG-B181

Hua Hin South

#AG-B182

This well priced 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is mere minutes from the Banyan Golf Course and less than 15 minutes from the center of Hua Hin.

Mere minutes from the Banyan Golf Course and less than 15 minutes from the center of Hua Hin. This home is “off plan”.

Beds: 3 Baths: 2

Beds: 3 Baths: 4

Living area: 120 m2 Land area: 280 m2

Hua Hin North

3,490,000 THB

#AG-VHS02222283

Living area: 162 m2 Land area: 400 m2

4,490,000 THB

Hua Hin West – Black Mountain

#AG-A65

Great Value! Reduced from 5,500,000. Features a European kitchen, dining room and lounge and has a pool plus covered parking for two cars.

This first floor condominium unit comes with one lifetime membership at Black Mountain.

Beds: 4 Baths: 4

Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Living area: 154 m2 Land area: 700 m2

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4,500,000 THB

#AG-BEHS02135153001

Living area: 143 m2

Koh Takiab

6,900,000 THB

#AG-CCS0216740

This home has a spacious open plan living and dining area, adjoining large u shape kitchen. Outside pool and covered terrace.

This Luxury Condominium Resort is located in Khao Takiab, 4km from Hua Hin Centre, near a taxi service, shops, restaurants, bars.

Beds: 4 Baths: 3

Beds: 2

Living area: 240 m2 Land area: 680 m2

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6,950,000 THB

Living area: 117 m2

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13,300,000 THB


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Hua Hin Center

#AG-CELCS18022001

Hua Hin Center

#AG-CELCS0218052

This luxury ground floor apartment is in an exclusive low-rise condo resort. The communal swimming pool runs the distance to the beachfront.

This beachfront condo is located in the middle of Hua Hin and features a living, dining and kitchen area with direct access to the large balcony.

Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Living area: 134 m2 Land area: 680 m2

Hua Hin Center

13,500,000 THB

#AG-VCS02222220

Living area: 134 m2

13,500,000 THB

Pranburi

#AG-B173

This sea view condo incorporates a modern aesthetic, tastefully integrated with contemporary Asian flair featuring hardwood golden teak floors.

Located in a quiet and rural area, less than 15 minutes from BluPort. Brand new pool villa, on a big land plot, designed for energy efficiency.

Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Beds: 3 Baths: 3

Living area: 192 m2

Hua Hin Center

14,400,000 THB

#AG-A67

Living area: 310 m2 Land area: 2,525 m2

Hua Hin West – Black Mountain

15,900,000 THB

#AG-V180

InterContinental Residences Hua Hin, a world-class oceanfront luxury development located on the last, best remaining Hua Hin oceanfront land plot

On the Black Mountain Golf Course, this large home offers stunning views and includes a full golf membership with outstanding amenities.

Beds: 2 Baths: 2

Beds: 3 Baths: 4

Living area: 76.5 m2

18,320,000 THB

Living area: 358 m2 Land area: 630 m2

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26,000,000 THB

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