Songkhla is the provincial capital of Songkhla Province located in south Thailand bordering the state of Kedah in Malaysia. This city is placed between the Gulf of Thailand and the Songkhla Lake at a distance of about 950 km south of Bangkok. The province boasts many natural attractions like beaches, waterfalls, parks and so on. Surrounded by beautiful beaches, this city is often known as 'the great city on two seas'. This city can be easily reached via government buses that run on regular basis to / from Bangkok. These air-conditioned buses runs daily and covers a distance of about 984 km in 12 and half hours. Direct buses are also available from Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Surat Thani and Hatyai. There are also many minivans that offer access to this city. Songhkla has emerged as a favorite tourist hot spot for its awesome beaches and natural wonders. This place receive many tourists who stay here for a few days before heading for places like Hat Yai. There are a number of good Hotels in Songkhla for the guests to spend their vacations at this destination.
Various attractions to see here include Samila beach and its famous golden mermaid statue, Tang Kuan Hill, City Pillar Shrine, Pathammarong Museum, and Songkhla National Museum, and Songkhla Zoo among others. For the shoppers the most popular thing to buy here is a mini replica of the golden mermaid statue. For food and beverage, you can visit places like markets in front of Songkhla post office, Phatthalung road, Suan Thaokae market, Wachira market and so on.
Songkhla receives a fair number of tourists all through the year. To accommodate these guests there are a host of hotels and resorts offering luxury accommodations as well as budget stays. The Hotels in Songkhla are of an extensive variety and offer comfortable stay for all budgets and preferences. The city it is the proud home of various hotels, resorts and guest houses which ensures the guests with a comfortable stay. Rajamangala Pavilion Beach Resort and Pavilion Hotel are two popular hotels in Songkhla. To book a hotel in Songkhla , you can take the help of online Internet reservation facility. You can directly visit the official website of the hotel or use any other reliable website for booking.