Kanchanaburi

Floating Resorts

The floating resorts offers guests a perfect experience in which they can enjoy a stay on the River Kwai and the beautiful surrounded nature.

The FloatHouse River Kwai Resort is located in the third largest province in Thailand namely Kanchanaburi, which consists mostly of mountainous terrain and is situated approximately 130 kilometers west of Bangkok. The city of Kanchanaburi is located at the point where the River Kwai Noi and the River Kwai Yai meet and form the Mae Klong River. This is the location of the Death Railway and the Bridge on the River Kwai which is one of the world’s famous World War II sites. The magnificent landscape and charming beauty of Kanchanaburi have resulted in major tourist attractions including several well-known waterfalls, caves which were once inhabited by Neolithic man, pristine national parks, quiet rivers, forests, and reservoirs. Together, they offer an amazing experience for first-time or repeat visitors. Whether it is fishing, rafting, canoeing, mountain biking, bird-watching, star-gazing, golfing, trekking, or even living in bamboo rafts, Kanchanaburi offers it all.

Just like the FloatHouse River Kwai Resort, the River Kwai Jungle Rafts is also based on the concept of a floating hotel. The River Kwai Jungle Rafts is located on the Kwai Noi River. The similarities between these two resorts are among other things the location Kanchanaburi and its attractions, the design based on a concept that respects the nature, the surrounding beautiful nature, the luxurious interior with excellent furniture included and the social and environmental responsibility.

Both of the resorts, and in general Serenata Hotels & Resorts Group, have a lasting philosophy that they care about sustainability. They protect the environment in every possible opportunity they see, for example by avoiding that the waste will be dumped in the river, they place a septic tank under each room. Moreover, all the wood they use to build their properties etcetera is wood from death trees. This will save the jungle from getting more and more destroyed. Also, at the River Kwai Jungle Rafts, there is no electricity, rather they use traditional kerosene lamps at night for example, which again proves their respect for the nature and their striving to be sustainable.

The area around this Floating River Kwai Resort offers a lot of beautiful attractions for guests to visit and to do. From here all these attractions are easily accessible. However, this resort is a sanctuary and only accessible by boat.

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Go Glamping

Adventure Safari Tented Camping in Asia. Enjoy the BBQ Buffet under the Hintok Mount at Hellfire Pass and a Natural Pool on River Kwai.

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One of the newer trends of having a holiday is named glamping. Glamping comes from the words glamorous and camping. Glamping is a form of camping but in a luxurious way. People want to escape the cities and want to find peace and quietness in the nature, yet it is well-known that they also want comfort and a kind of luxury such as electricity, air-conditioning, clean water etc. Glamping is the perfect solution since the guests can be part of the nature while still holding one to their preferred luxury and basic needs. The Hintok River Camp is an example of glamping, offering beautiful, spacious tents where you can find more luxurious furniture in then you think. The Hintok River Camp is located at the Hellfire Pass. Positioned on a gigantic cliff overlooking the River Kwai and surrounded by the local village and temples near Hellfire Pass. This area is known and popular for its history regarding WWII as well. According to statistics, from July to September 1943 the Hintok River Camp was actually a British Prisoners of War (PoW) camp of 300 people of whom 79 died. Nowadays the Hintok River Camp still honors this historical happening. Also a museum can be found at this resort, called the Hintok Story Museum, where multiple recovered artefacts and other founded information about the history can be seen.

The Hintok River Camp features high quality canvas. By using real synthetic canvas this camp will give the guests a perfect feeling regarding to the surrounding nature. Again, also this camp is made of local woods which will offer the guests all the comforts of a luxury hotel in a city. The tents, consisting of luxurious equipment and spacious bathrooms with hot running water, will definitely satisfy the guests.

Activities besides the Hintok Story Museum are cycling, enjoying the campfire in the evening, relaxing at a riverside natural spring pool, trekking at the Hellfire Pass, visiting another history museum called Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, visiting local villages and schools and temples or enjoying Thai massages.

Jungle Adventure

Jungle, Adventure, Nature Friendly, Fun and Relax Trip to Kanchanaburi, Sai Yok District, Thailand

Home Phutoey River Kwai Resort in Kanchanaburi is created to retain the important and interesting history of everything what happened here during WWII. Museums and galleries of historic information can be found in this place. An interesting thing is that each year senior Australian Government officers are coming to the Home Phutoey River Kwai to remember what violent activities and actions have been taken place here. The resort built a museum as well, to remark the importance of this history and to teach the coming travelers and guests about the war and the effects it brought with it. If you are open and interested in this history then this is a place to visit for sure. However, this is definitely not the only reason to have a visit at this resort and its surrounding area. The presence of unspoiled nature and bio-diversity is a big attraction itself already.

The traditional style combined with modernity creates an amazing design for the resorts’ log cabin homes. These cabin homes are suitable for every kind of traveler around the world. Guests can enjoy in this resort for lazy, non-active holidays as well as for pro-active and adventurous holidays. For the adventurous people among us, there is an adventure park located as well. The Treetop Adventure Park is a park no sportive person wants to miss when passing by Kanchanaburi. This adventure park offers an amazing zip line adventure over the beautiful jungle and with breathtaking views. Guests will walk, crawl, jump, fly and more from tree to tree and from platform to platform. This adventure park is for almost all ages accessible.

River Kwai Resotel Resort is located in the Saiyok district near Saiyok National Park. The area surrounded of the resort consists of a green jungle with all kinds of vegetation including bamboo forest and gorgeous cliffs along the river. it is easy for the guests to take a walk or to take the bike to the Lawa Cave, a cave with stalagmites and stalactites located in the Saiyok National Park. Further attractions which can be undertaken in the area are boat trips, canoeing, bamboo rafting, enjoying cultural Mon entertainment in the evening, visiting the Mon village and temples, or just enjoying the sun or the Thai massages given at the resort.

The design of the resorts based on keeping the nature in mind combined with local traditions. This is proved by the layout and style of the jungle chalets, where the elements are made of local materials. Each room consists of a high ceiling to offer more space which will feel more comfortable. The bamboo and wood used for the buildings and the furniture will give the chalets an extra peaceful jungle feeling.

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