How can we inspire you today?

How can we inspire you today?

Or perhaps we can help you get started? From cosmopolitan Bangkok, to lush Northern hills, to the exotic islands of the South, to places less travelled, the Kingdom of Thailand welcomes the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans ( LGBTQ / LGBT+) community with pride. Please browse our enchanting LGBT friendly and gay welcoming destinations below.

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Thailand welcomes the LGBT+ community.

In Thailand, we believe that diversity is amazing. As the most LGBTQ / LGBT+ welcoming country in Asia, we’re proud that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community – and all people – no matter how they identify; and whom they love; feel free when traveling in Thailand on vacation or holiday. We have something for everyone. Yes, there are LGBT+ events, parties and nightlife, but beyond that, we offer rich culture, delicious food, unique local experiences, unparalleled luxury, spellbinding getaways and an experiential break of a lifetime, not to mention some fantastic gay friendly hotels and resorts. Come visit us and find out for yourself, but in the meantime, let us inspire you with stories that will make you want to go Thai; and be free.

Discover your Thailand

Thailand welcomes every color under the rainbow; and has something for everyone, whatever your interests. Whether you’re a fashionista or a foodie, or a street-fighter or sun-worshipper, a hedonist or history buff. Let us whet your appetite with some divine inspiration below.

Discover your Thailand

Thailand stories

Joe & Ian. stars of The Amazing Race season 35

‘The Amazing Race’ stars Joe & Ian on getting engaged and competing in Thailand

We recently caught up with Joe & Ian to talk about their engagement and their experience on season 35 of The Amazing Race.

A gay man piggybacking his lover on a beach.

Gay Travel Thailand – top gaybourhoods to explore

A nation blessed with picture-perfect beaches, jungles, temple-dotted towns, and bustling modern cities that reach towards the sky, all bound together by a deep-rooted culture of open-mindedness and acceptance; it’s easy to see why so many travellers from across the globe flock to Thailand each and every year in search of something ‘more’. For LGBTQ+…

A group of friends cheers with cups of coffee in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The best speciality coffee shops in Chiang Mai – a queer coffee lover’s guide

With its many temples and deep-rooted history, the city of Chiang Mai has long been known as the cultural capital of Thailand, making it the go-to city for those seeking a taste of traditional Thai life. Yet, beyond its time-honoured centre, a cityscape of sleek superhighways and modern edifices has emerged in recent years, luring…

In Thailand, we believe diversity is amazing

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Hotels and Resorts

Whatever your tastes, or budget, Thailand has a huge number of LGBT+ welcoming hotels and resorts.

LGBTQ+ welcoming hotels and resorts

X2 Pattaya Oceansphere, Pattaya, Thailand

X2 Pattaya Oceanphere, Pattaya

Charming, spacious and beautifully furnished, our luxury pool villas offer privacy and every modern convenience for your enjoyment. Stylish interiors include a fully equipped kitchen and grand bathroom, while an outdoor garden, terrace and pool let you experience nature at its finest. X2 Pattaya Oceanphere offers single-story one-bedroom pool villas, and duplex two-bedroom pool villas,…

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort, Koh Samui

Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort offers luxurious island getaways on buzzing Chaweng Beach. Villas cluster around palm-fringed lagoon pools, reminiscent of the early Sino-Thai settlements.   Dine in the treetops or on the beach. Cruise out to sea or hide away in the spa. We invite you to explore at your own pace at our…

U Pattaya, Pattaya, Thailand

U Pattaya, Pattaya

Our 5 star U Pattaya resort is located at Bang Saray with absolute beachfront access suitable for discerning leisure travellers who seek serenity and privacy. The luxury resort in Pattaya consists of 19 villas and 25 rooms with size 32-90 sqm. Rooms featured spacious space with whirlpool. Some villas have a private pool. The overall…


Tamarind Village, Chiang Mai

A charming boutique property inspired by local history and culture, Tamarind Village combines the winning elements of design, service and comfort in a stylish Chiang Mai hotel that offers guests a tranquil setting, genuine hospitality and attention to detail throughout. As part of the Premier Group of Companies, we have a strong and longstanding commitment…


Rocky’s Boutique Hotel, Koh Samui

Rocky’s Boutique Resort is a private and secluded boutique Samui resort. Our stylish accommodation features 47 elegant rooms and 3 spacious pool villas. The resort is situated on the beachfront, with unparalleled views of the Gulf of Thailand, and only a short walk to downtown Lamai. Long tailed fishing boats can be seen daily as…

Main pool at SAii Laguna Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

SAii Laguna, Phuket

Escape to Bangtao Beach for signature Thai hospitality, sensory aesthetics and sublime dining experiences. In the heart of Phuket’s Laguna community, with its bounty of natural, cultural and culinary attractions, this luxurious beachfront getaway is within easy reach of the airport, Phuket Town and Nang She viewpoint. Guests choose from spacious rooms and suites with…

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Weekly: Sunday night at Maggie Choos

Upscale drag-spectacular, often showcasing the Queens of Drag Race Thailand, set in a Shanghai-Speakeasy style bar in the basement of the Novotel Fenix Silom. Presented by G-Spot Entertainment.


Monthly: Go Grrrls!

Go Grrrls! A Queer Dance Party in Bangkok. (est. 2013) A group of gay girls and boys who share the same love of party and indie music. We aim to bring the best of indie – rock – electro tunes to kill the dancefloor for all 24 hour party people. (LGBT, Androgynous, Straight or whoever…


Monthly: Party at the Penthouse

G-Spot Entertainment presents a Friday night event at Hilton on Sukhumvit 24’s Penthouse on the last Friday of every month. Free entry!

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