Recommendations regarding the Royal Cremation for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej

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The Royal Thai Government has announced that the Royal Cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is scheduled to be held on 25-29 October, 2017, at Sanam Luang Ceremonial Ground in Bangkok. The cremation will take place on 26 October, which has been declared a public holiday in Thailand. For details of the Royal Cremation, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) would like to recommend that visitors stay updated via media announcements and notices from the Royal Thai Government as well as the Bureau of the Royal Household to ensure accurate information. For the period of the Royal Cremation, we would like to inform all visitors to Thailand that they can continue with their travel plans as normal. All transportation, banks, tourism and hospitality businesses across Thailand will be operating as usual. However, we would like to request that the solemnity of these rites are observed. Many Thai people will be wearing black or white clothing as a sign of mourning. This is not required of visitors but if possible, they should wear sombre and respectful clothing when in public. Furthermore, visitors should refrain from conducting any inappropriate or disrespectful behaviour. We would like to thank all visitors for their understanding and supporting Thailand during this period of time.

Useful Links :

• The Royal Thai Government: http://www.thaigov.go.th/en/index.php
• Department of the Government Public Relations: http://thailand.prd.go.th/main.php? filename=index
• TAT Contact Center: http://www.tatcontactcenter.com/index.php
Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)

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Sugar Hut Resort and Restaurant Promotions!!! May 2017

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Top Hotel Partner 2016

p1From Schauinsland Travel in Germany. The award certifies that the Thai Garden Resort is among the most popular hotels in the world which are featured by this Travel Agent. Schauinsland Travel was founded in 1918 in the German city of Duisburg, it is a midsized company and still operates as a family business. It is presently ranked as the 7th largest Travel Agency in Germany.

This prize was awarded towards the Thai Garden Resort for their loyalty, fairness and flexibility between both companies and also reflects the high response of positive hotel reviews by our guest over the past years.

We would like to thank all of our guests and team members, because without their support it would not be possible to achieve such a prestigious award.

THAI GARDEN RESORT 179/168 Moo 5, North Pattaya Road, Naklua-Banglamung, Pattaya City, Chonburi 20150, Country Code: 66 Area Code: 38 Phone: 370 614-8 Ext. 6666, E-Mail : guestservice@thaigarden.com, http://www.thaigarden.com

Chill out with hot compress

p2It can be rubbed on the back after a massage, repeatedly rotated on muscles stretched after a tiring week at the office, or a few hours of sports. The oils are perfect also for smoothening the skin. In ancient Asia, common allergies, ailments and pains were treated by extracting essential oils from the delicate stems and tender leaves of herbs found in the backyard or forest. Women placed a hot compress, Look Prakob in Thai, on their abdomen almost immediately after giving birth to heal the tired muscles. Lemongrass was always kept at home for its antiseptic properties.

Prai, a type of ginger, was a natural skin moisturizer and ideal for relieving muscle pains. Turmeric minimized itching and cleansed wounds. Camphor leaves eased respiratory difficulties, while Kaffir lime leaves were heated in a pouch for massaging. Beach morning glory sanitized inflamed skin.

Tamarind leaves sped up the absorption of vital herbal ingredients into the skin. Such alternative healing ways were effective and are being rediscovered only now. It has been part of natural treatments and cures, easily accessible right here at some herbal spas. It is neither magical potions nor celebratory chants that accompany these methods, but rather heat from a mix of herbs, odors from aromatic therapies, and juices from fruits, vegetables, nuts and spices, among others.

For the traditional healers of Siam centuries ago, the knowledge of creating the perfect hot compress was essential; they were applied on the body of every weary warrior who fought long and hard battles with the Burmese during the Ayutthaya period more than 200 years ago. Chill out with hot compress In Laos and Cambodia, the practice was also prevalent. But while the formula of herbs and plants differed in each country or region, the aim was the same.

Fortunately, the secrets for making them have been revealed, enabling everyone to experience the ultimate in the pampering. The ideal herbal compress starts with a mix of 10-20 carefully chosen herbs. Amounts of each herbs are varied, and depend primarily on the specific purpose. Most are pounded for their invigorating contents resulting in a liquid paste that can be made thicker or thinner with the addition of liquids.

Placed in a cotton bundle, the mixture is heated slowly over a charcoal burner. After a few minutes, the warm mass of mashed leaves, bark, seeds and fruit peels emit a fragrant smell that wafts to the nostrils, starting the healing process itself. It can be rubbed on the back after a massage, repeatedly rotated on muscles stretched after a tiring week at the office or a few hours of sports.

p1The oils are perfect also for smoothening the skin. Generally, the basic composition of a hot compress is camphor, turmeric, prai and Kaffir lime leaves. One can also try making a hot compress at home. Just drop by a health shop and buy a ready-made mixture. Or why not check into one of a number of health spas offering hot compress and discover for yourself the benefits of this old healing method?

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The Most Beautiful Aquarium in Pattaya

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Touch Pool
At the Touch Pool Zone there are rock pool creations from coastal areas around Thailand. You are able to interact with the marine animals by touching them.p4

Magic Tank
Be amazed by Magic Tank-the only tank in Thailand of it’s kind! The Mystical Gravity Interactive concept will take you beyond your imagination.

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Coral Reef Zone
Wonder through the transparent acrylic tunnel and be greeted by schools of colorful fish in the tropical coral reefs.

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Open Ocean Zone
Come face to face with the big powerful predators from the ocean depths, including Black Tip Reef Sharks, Eagle Rays, Blackblotched Rays, Fat Nurse Sharks and the elusive Shovel- nose Ray.

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Giant of Siam Zone
The sunken ship has become an excellent home for many aquatic animals. The artificial shipwreck ship wreck is fantastic for the freshwater and economic fish of Thailand.

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Jelly Fish Zone
The biggest collection and display of Jellyfish in Thailand

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Reptiles Zone
Be stupefied with the numerous reptiles which make you feel extremely stunned

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Activities Koi

Feeding Family Time, enjoyable yourself and family feeding Koi with Milk Bottle at Koi pond.

Ocean Class and Sleepover with sharks & Rays Camp The Ocean Class is arranged to Learning Center for small adventures. They will enjoy with Educational Programs, face to face with Diversity of Aquatic Animals, Happiness & Fun waiting for you here!!!

Dive with Sharks & Rays The experience of a lifetime-dive with sharks and rays while your friends and family watch from inside the tunnel.

At Underwater World Pattaya, visitors are taken on a ‘voyage to the bottom of the sea’ through a spectacular 105 meter-length tunnel with acrylic windows, home to great school of fish, prowling predators and a host of other creatures that inhabit the ocean depth.
Feeding Time (Otter Tank) : 10.00 A.M. / 2.30 P.M.
(Coral Reef Zone) : 10.30 A.M. / 3.00 P.M.
(Open Ocean Zone) : 11.00 A.M. / 4.00 P.M.
(Giant of Siam Zone) : 11.30 A.M. / 3.30 P.M. *Subject to be changed

Opening Hours 9.00 A.M. to 6.00 P.M. daily
(Last admission 5.30 P.M.) 22/22 Moo 11, Sukhumvit Rd., Nongprue, Banglamung, Chonburi 20150 Tel : 0 3875 6877-9 Fax : 0 3875 6875, 0 3875 6977 http://www.underwaterworldpattaya.com