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Thailand Guide: Season 3 Filming Location Revealed

After spending the first two seasons in Hawaii and Italy, the Emmy award-winning comedy-drama that follows guests and employees of a certain fictional resort is rumoured to be starting filming again across the globe in Thailand. Filmed at the Four Seasons Resorts across different continents to date, it is possible season three may follow suit. 

With this in mind, Booking.com has put together a selection of alternative properties to consider for your next adventure that will be a sure way to avoid the chaos that will unfold in season three. From cities to beaches and everything in between, there’s affordable alternatives for everyone looking to immerse themselves in the iconic upcoming series.


Instead of: Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai – Travel Sustainable Property

Situated in Northern Thailand, Chiang Mai, this Four Seasons resort overlooks terraced rice fields and misty mountains. Featuring luxurious bungalows with outdoor living spaces, the property offers guests the ultimate luxury and relaxation. Guests can choose from yoga, pilates, biking and Muay Thai to start the day or rejuvenate in the award-winning spa with in-house experts recommending experiences to suit every need in your ‘journey of wellbeing’.

Why not try: Country Retreat – Travel Sustainable Property

For an affordable and authentic retreat situated in Chiang Mai, try the Country Retreat. Located a short drive from the Four Seasons Resort, this mountain countryside getaway offers bungalows in the sleepy farming village of Huai Sai. Surrounded by rice fields and nature, the bungalows come equipped with air conditioning and a private patio. Guests can also enjoy an outdoor pool, international restaurant with locally sourced home cooked food and bar, dedicated BBQ facilities and the option of traditional cooking lessons.


Instead of: Four Seasons Bangkok – Travel Sustainable Property

Discover an urban sanctuary in Bangkok’s coveted riverside creative district. Surrounded by galleries, boutiques, restaurants and cafés, this property offers river views from outdoor infinity pools and green courtyards. The resort offers a collection of restaurants to refuel and the Urban Wellness Centre to rebalance the mind and body, with bamboo stick massages, healing sessions and paddleboard yoga.

Why not try: Somerset Park Suanplu – Travel Sustainable Property

For the ultimate cosy home away from home alternative, stay at the Somerset Park Suanplu in Bangkok. This apartment complex offers a peaceful stay with all the at-home comforts needed, including full kitchen facilities, a restful lounge and a private balcony. Set in tropical landscapes, it houses an indoor pool, tennis court and fitness facilities. Guests can also enjoy the on-site spa after a day of exploring the nearby Grand Palace and Pratunam Market, unwinding with a Thai massage.


Instead of: Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui – Travel Sustainable Property

Surrounded by tropical gardens, Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui is situated on the island’s northwestern tip, a quiet oasis on Laem Yai Bay. Each room is fitted with a private infinity pool for a quiet getaway, with the Secret Garden Spa offering the ultimate relaxing experience, with lava shells and smooth Thai coconuts used as massage tools. Guests can soak in the island life with a range of outdoor experiences including a day trip to Angthong Marine National Park, a day of windsurfing or golf.

Why not try: Code

Located in the Bang Por area of Ko Samui, multi award-winning Code is a luxurious collection of contemporary and spacious apartments with beautiful ocean views. Featuring a fitness centre, a stylish outdoor infinity pool, tennis court and pampering spa treatments, the property is also just a two minute drive from the beach. Code offers the perfect homely experience with the option of one and two-bedroom apartments with fully equipped private kitchens for those looking to save some cash.


Instead of: Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle – Travel Sustainable Property

Escape to the natural wonders of Northern Thailand, situated in Chiang Rai, for an unforgettable experience at this all-inclusive resort. Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime surrounded by spectacular mountain trails, take a riverboat trip or why not try out the traditional craft or cooking classes. Unwind after a day of exploring in superb luxury tented accommodation with stunning views or enjoy an array of spa treatments and relaxation in the outdoor pool.

Why not try: TEVA Valley Resort

For a more affordable option within Chiang Rai, stay at the modern TEVA Valley Resort. Enjoy stunning views of Doi Nang Non Mountain and Tham Luang Cave from the entrance of the lobby and throughout the resort. Spend the day with a dip in the pool, a visit the fitness centre or exploring the local area with stunning national parks, mountains and caves.z

Booking.com is offering at least 15% on participating 2023 accommodation across the globe as part of its Getaway Deals, available for bookings from 4 April – 28 September, offering complete flexibility to travel now or in the future.