Return to
Thailand
PHUKET AND BEYOND LIKE ROSS & DARWAH AT THE SIS KATA, PHUKET
Celebrate life's
milestones
CELEBRATIONS & HONEYMOONS LIKE SAKY & ROSIE AT THE KEEMALA, PHUKET
Experience
unparalled luxury
LUXURY TRAVEL LIKE TUK & CALUM AT THE SIAM, BANGKOK
Take yourself on
an adventure
EMERGING DESTINATIONS LIKE MAARTJE & ROXANNE HEADING TO UDON THANI
Energize your mind,
body & soul
WELLNESS LIKE KAIDEN AT THE SRIWILAI, SUKOTHAI
Cook authentic
Thai cuisine
LOCAL EXPERIENCES LIKE MIKE & BJ AT 137 PILLARS HOUSE, CHIANG MAI
Dance til sunset
(or sunrise)
PARTIES & NIGHTLIFE LIKE KAIDEN, MAIA & FRIENDS AT HYPE LUXURY BOAT CLUB, PHUKET
Spend a day with
gentle giants
NATURE LIKE SAKY & ROSIE AT ELEPHANT HILLS, KHAO SOK
Enjoy the best of
LGBT+ Bangkok
BANGKOK LIKE IÑAKI & JUSTIN AT SO SOFITEL, BANGKOK
Taste world-class
gastronomy
FOOD & DRINK LIKE GILES & BRUCE ON SUPANNIGA CRUISE, BANGKOK
Discover fascinating
stories of the past
HISTORY & HERITAGE LIKE KAIDEN IN SUKOTHAI
Have a scream,
whatever you're doing
INSPIRATION LIKE PANGINA HEALS AT THE PENINSULA, BANGKOK

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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.

Go Thai. Be Free.

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

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Two weeks in Phuket are easily filled with plenty of things to do

Two weeks in Phuket – 14 things to do for 14 days in paradise

Heard the news? Of course, you have. Thailand’s largest and perhaps most vibrant island has officially reopened to fully vaccinated travellers without the need to quarantine! While some LGBTQ+ holidaymakers have already rocked up to Phuket’s shores, others are still planning their stay – and it’s understandable you’d want to spend some time thinking about…

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XXO Party Phuket 2021 – Get the party started

Who’s ready to rave? After a long time of abstinence, Phuket’s local LGBT+ community, along with fully-vaccinated tourists who have arrived on the island over the past week, are getting ready to party like it’s 2019! Are you in Phuket and looking to join them 09-11 July? The incredible XXO Party Phuket 2021 is set…

Phuket Karon viewpoint, Thailand

Information: How to travel to Thailand in 2021

Phuket will be the first destination in Thailand to fully reopen to overseas tourists. From July 2021, vaccinated tourists flying to Phuket will not be required to quarantine. The plan is part of Thailand’s Covid-19 roadmap to open up the whole country. Details were announced following a meeting on 26 March involving the Thai government and tourism officials.

In Thailand, we believe diversity is amazing

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In Thailand, we believe diversity is amazing

Thank you to all our partners, those passionate about LGBT+ diversity in  Thailand, who helped us in the making of this video:

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The Peninsula, Bangkok

The Peninsula Bangkok perfectly mixes timeless elegance and sophistication with contemporary comfort and technology. Its distinctive waved-shape design affords each of the 370 rooms and suites stunning views over the historic Chao Phraya River. The magnificent Peninsula Spa, offering treatments that layer Thai, European and Ayurvedic philosophies for an entirely new experience. Guests can relax…

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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

For more than 140 years, travellers have followed the Chao Phraya River to stay at the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. A luxury five-star hotel in one of the world’s most exciting cities, we enjoy a reputation for style, service and excellence. A haven of calm on the banks of the river, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok is…

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Sriwilai, Sukothai

Our boutique resort offers a unique experience in the heart of Siam, Sukhothai, Thailand. Our newly opened boutique resort is located only 1.8 km away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sukhothai Historical Park. Situated in the natural landscape of Thailand’s cultural heritage, the resort has 52 rooms and 2 suites, making us the only…

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World

SLH.com are the ‘champions of small’ with over 20 boutique properties in Thailand. We don’t believe bigger is better, we think small hotels offer a unique personal touch that leaves a lasting impression. We seek out the little gems that offer genuine, one-of-a-kind experiences – it could be lashings of luxury at a palatial mansion…

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SO Sofitel, Bangkok

You are SO welcome. In a city where anything is possible, SO Sofitel Bangkok hotel is everything to everyone, whether you’re in Bangkok for business or leisure, to party of spa.. Join us for a SO fabulous voyage in one of Luxury 5 Star Hotels Bangkok has seen and experience the vibrant Thai capital as…

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The Siam, Bangkok

Set on 3 acres of verdant frontage along the Chao Phraya River, The Siam is a 39-suite-and-villa urban luxury retreat located in Bangkok’s Royal Dusit District. Conceived by Krissada Sukosol-Clapp and globally acclaimed architect and designer Bill Bensley, The Siam features Bangkok’ smost spacious suites and is the Kingdom’s Premier urban resort offering intimately private…

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Keemala, Phuket

You are invited to experience an all pool-villa wonderland set in the rainforest of Kamala, Phuket. Keemala embraces a Thai cultural philosophy and brings it to life through distinctive design and guests experiences. The spa treatments, holistic programs, gastronomic choices, activities and magical villas and cottages all promise to be beyond enchanting. Keemala is well away…

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137 Pillars Suites & Residences, Bangkok

34 luxurious suites named after the great royal periods in Thai history, the Rattanakosin Suites, The Ayuthaya Suites, the Sukhothai Suites, and the Thonburi Suites. Private dining in each suite replete with Maxi Bars & private wine cellars, large balconies, expansive ensuite bathroom with large round bath and walk in wardrobes – add to this…

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Siam@Siam Design Hotel, Bangkok

Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok is a vibrant 4.5-star boutique hotel in the heart of Bangkok, offering the perfect ambience in which to relax during your business or leisure trip. Our recommended rooms under the concept of The Heritage blend Thai tradition with modern industrialist design. Find relaxation amid uniquely patterned walls that resemble colonial times…

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Hype Luxury Boat Club, Phuket

HYPE concept is a beach club at sea on a big stylish Catamaran featuring comfortable daybeds, professional crew and hostesses . We offer our guests a selection of delectable finger food from traditional Thai food to Sushi and tapas. A bar with an extensive menu of fine Champagnes, spirits and cocktails. The boat is fitted and designed to…

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Centara Hotels & Resorts

Centara is Thailand’s leading hotel group, dedicated to providing exceptional service in unique and sophisticated environments.  As a Thai hospitality management and holding company it places a strong emphasis on providing Thai-influenced hospitality and its inimitably warm and gracious service style across all of its brands, whilst embracing, and maintaining a sense of place in,…

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The SIS Kata, Phuket

“Stay in Style” at The SIS Kata – A dynamic, young and trendy resort situated about 300m up on the hillside, just a few moments away from the award winning golden sands of Kata Beach. The SIS Kata stands out as having amazing views across the Andaman Sea plus a signature restaurant which welcomes both…

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137 Pillars House, Chiang Mai

30 luxurious suites named after founders of the Borneo Trading Co., including Louis Leonowens, William Bain, and Rajah Brooke. The old house built 125 years ago is Baan Borneo. This legendary resort is now in its 5th year of operation and boasts two restaurants featuring Thai and Western Cuisine. The legendary Jack Bain’s Bar, Cigar…

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Hotels and Resorts

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

Hotels and resorts

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The Shellsea, Krabi

72 spacious rooms, 12 luxurious villas with private pool, and a grand pool villa are provided for you with the perfect accommodation for a luxurious romantic getaway or a family holiday, only 5 mins by walking to Fossil Shell Beach at resort beachfront and 10 mins away by car to Aonang Beach. Facilities include a lap pool,…

The Slate, Phuket

The Slate, Phuket

The Slate is nestled in its own private paradise adjacent to unspoiled Nai Yang Beach and Phuket Airport.  A Bill Bensley design masterpiece and a member of Design HotelsTM, the property offers 177 accommodation choices, eight restaurants and bars, three outdoor pools, tennis court, a private beach club, a Art Quarter, Tin Box kids club,…

The Pavilions Phuket, Phuket, Thailand

The Pavilions Phuket, Phuket

Perched dramatically atop one of Phuket’s highest points, each of our private villas and suites is a haven of tranquillity. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or looking to relax and reconnect, we’ll deliver everything you need to enjoy all that island life has to offer. Let us treat your tastebuds with three award-winning restaurants…

Events & offers

Check out upcoming events and offers from our partners

Events and offers

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February: Pattaya Pride Rainbow Festival

An LGBT+ Pride Parade that starts at ‘Central Marina’ shopping arcade and ends at ‘Central Festival Pattaya Beach’ shopping mall every year.

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Monthly: Over the Rainbow

First Saturday of every month, the G-Spot Entertainment crew take over Banyan Tree’s Vertigo Too bar with queens, queers and a quality night out. www.gspotent.com

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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! www.gspotent.com

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