Thailand’s rich culture and traditions are reflected in the vivid handicrafts turned out of all types of material found within the tropical country, this is just one of the lures of shopping in Thailand for apart from the colourful handicrafts the malls and markets of Bangkok are well known to offer plenty of retail therapy. Enjoy one of the most beautiful regions of Thailand by choosing to stay at a Samui Hotel, the region is well known for its inviting beaches and verdant surroundings. Why not add a touch of elegance to your holiday by choosing to stay right on the gorgeous Bophut beach by considering the Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort & Spa for your next vacation.

This beautiful resort sits on the sandy beaches of Bophut and offers signature Thai hospitality coupled with the best in luxurious accommodation. Enjoy a variety of water sports, laze on the soft sand beaches and look forward to plenty of pampering at the tropical spa. Designer gardens meet traditional architecture to give you the best in accommodation choose from any one of the well-appointed rooms and villas offering stunning views of the garden or beach, take it up a notch and choose to stay in a beautiful beachfront pool villa, whatever your choice this hotel promises loads of comforts in luxurious settings.

If you are on a grand shopping spree consider the colourful handicrafts turned out of wood, palm leaves, rattan and coconut. Colourful bead necklaces, woven fabric and intricate ornaments await you.

Hard-core shoppers will love the vibrant markets and up-beat malls of Thailand. Bangkok is central for purchasing anything and everything. You may want to check out Chatuchak Market boasting over 8000 stalls, Chitralada Shops and Doi Tung Shops for designer Thai handicrafts.

Thanuja Silva is a travel writer who writes under the pen name Auburn Silver. She has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+