Looking for a great escape from busy Bangkok? Have a look at the Oriental Kwai resort Kanchanaburi! Overlooking lush tropical gardens on the banks of the Kwai River, the Oriental Kwai Resort is a small peaceful hotel about 20 minutes from Kanchanaburi city on the way to Erawan falls. The central location makes the Oriental Kwai resort a great base for sightseeing in the area. It’s an independent family-run property offering highly personal service and a great example of Thailand’s renowned hospitality. There are 12 cottages spread throughout the gardens, two of which overlook the river. There are 2 larger cottages available for families but the 2-person cottages are spacious enough to add extra beds/cots.The resort’s friendly owners, Djo and Evelien are a great source of local knowledge and happy to answer any questions you may have on the area or its history. The resort has a swimming pool as well as a children’s play area with pet goats. There are scooters and bicycles to rent and a restaurant serving delicious Thai cuisine as well as some Western dishes. The resort has a massage facility on the grounds a fitness room. If you would like to go out for sightseeing a tour with a local taxi can be arranged or try the long tail boat taxi! For more information you can send Evelien a message via their website: www.orientalkwai.com / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call/LINE 061-6730670.