Parama KohChang by Epikurean Hotels & Lifestyle, KohChang, Thailand; epikureanhotels.com. From BHT4350 ($152) a room a night or BHT6500with breakfast. Adeal of BHT7800 also includes two spa treatments a person a day. Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Trat in about one hour; $95 one way. From Trat it’s 90 minutes to the resort, including a 30-minute ferry ride. One-way transfers arranged by the resort are BHT3500 a couple plus 17 per cent taxes.
Beds big enough to get lost in await guests at Parama Koh Chang, and, above right, one of the resort’s pools