10 of the best: romantic escapes - 3 Thailand: The Sarojin
The romance factor: Tranquillity is guaranteed at this luxury resort, with 55 guest rooms set amid 10 acres of gardens on a seven-mile beach in Khao Lak – and no children under 12 allowed.
The hotel: Each guest residence features its own private garden and “sala” sundeck, couples’ baths with waterfall showers, and plunge and relaxation pools that blend into the natural habitat. Among free facilities are a fitness centre, mountain bikes, catamarans and sail boats, sea kayaks and windsurfing boards.
Stay: A six-night Royal Sensations package, costing about £2,875 for two, includes a private spa and lunch on the beach, an exclusive sunset cruise, a private candlelit jungle waterfall dinner by chauffered elephant, all day a la carte breakfast with sparkling wine and private airport transfers from Phuket.