Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Anchan Boutique Resort & Spa is an exclusive boutique spa retreat, a short walk from small, quiet Bang Tao Beach on the island of Phuket. Guests in the 8 private villas or 6 deluxe rooms are encouraged to unwind at the spa or dine at the gourmet restaurant that serves both Thai and International cuisine. The buildings feature native teak wood, Thai decoration, and lush and beautiful flora indigenous to the region. The resort provides Thai cooking classes, morning jogging, evening bicycle tours to a nearby village, an outdoor swimming pool, and other activities planning. For beach lovers there are lounge chairs available for guests at the beachfront Laguna Resort, and shoppers can take a 25 minute drive to Phuket town.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
has increasingly become a very popular drink worldwide because of its immensely powerful health benefits. It is extraordinarily amazing what green tea can do for your health. And if you’re not drinking three to four cups of green tea today, you’re definitely not doing your health a big favor. Here are the 25 reasons why you should start drinking green tea right now:
Green tea helps reduce the risk of cancer. The antioxidant in green tea is 100 times more effective than vitamin C and 24 times better than vitamin E. This helps your body at protecting cells from damage believed to be linked to cancer.
Green tea helps prevent heart disease and stroke by lowering the level of cholesterol. Even after the heart attack it prevents cell deaths and speeds up the recovery of heart cells.
Green tea contains an antioxidant known as polyphenols which fight against free radicals. What this means it helps you fight against aging and promotes longevity.
Green tea helps with your body weight loss. Green tea burns fat and boosts your metabolism rate naturally. It can help you burn up to 70 calories in just one day. That translates to 7 pounds in one year.
The antioxidant in green tea protects the skin from the harmful effects of free radicals, which cause wrinkling and skin aging. Green tea also helps fight against skin cancer.
Green tea can help prevent and reduce the risk of rheumatoid arthritis. Green tea has benefit for your health as it protects the cartilage by blocking the enzyme that destroys cartilage.
The very key to this is high fluoride content found in green tea. It helps keep your bones strong. If you drink green tea every day, this will help you preserve your bone density.
Green tea can help lower cholesterol level. It also improves the ratio of good cholesterol to bad cholesterol, by reducing bad cholesterol level.
Green tea prevents obesity by stopping the movement of glucose in fat cells. If you are on a healthy diet, exercise regularly and drink green tea, it is unlikely you’ll be obese.
Green tea improves lipid and glucose metabolism, prevents sharp increases in blood sugar level and balances your metabolism rate.
Green tea helps boost your memory. And although there’s no cure for Alzheimer’s it helps slow the process of reduced acetylcholine in the brain, which leads to Alzheimer’s.
Antioxidants in green tea helps prevent against cell damage in the brain which could cause Parkinson’s. People drinking green tea also are less likely to progress with Parkinson’s.
Green tea helps prevent transplant failure in people with liver failure. Researches showed that green tea destroys harmful free radicals in fatty livers.
Green tea helps prevent high blood pressure. Drinking green tea helps keep your blood pressure down by repressing angiotensin, which leads to high blood pressure.
Catechin found in green tea can kill bacteria which causes food poisoning and kills the toxins produced by those bacteria.
Blood sugar tends to increase with age, but polyphenols and polysaccharides in green tea help
Sunday, August 4, 2013
Spectacular scenery, stunning tropical sunsets and warm blue sea awaits you at Asia's most popular beach destination. This fun island provides an unbeatable combination of perfect silky soft white palm-lined beaches, superb hospitality and great value accommodation
Friday, August 2, 2013
Phuket Luxury VillasPhuket has a strong reputation as one of Asia’s premier destinations for a luxury holiday experience. In recent years it has seen an incredible boom in the development of luxurious private villas, offering guests not only privacy and seclusion but also the very best personalised amenities and services to make their time in Phuket truly unforgettable.
In the early days of Phuket’s private villa market, the island had a reputation for somewhat unpredictable construction quality, but over the last decade or so the market has become much more sophisticated. Nowadays, the quality of properties that are built on the island compares and even exceeds those seen in developments being built in other top resort destinations around world. Codes are on par with exacting international standards, and the island is also starting to see rapid growth in “green” building practices, with architects and builders utilizing the natural power of the sun and wind to lower energy costs and keep each property’s carbon footprint to a minimum.
As construction quality and green building practices improve on Phuket the level of luxury offered by the island’s villas is also on the rise. Although Phuket is home to a large number of hotels and high-rise resorts, those looking for the truly luxurious properties increasingly turn to private Phuket luxury villas when seeking the best accommodation.
Phuket’s luxury rental properties come in a wide variety of sizes and styles and offer an incredible selection of amenities, such as private pools, Jacuzzis, private sun terraces, gourmet kitchens, state-of-the-art entertainment systems, security systems, landscaped tropical gardens and sometimes even private beaches. Many villas come with staff as well, including not only essential daily help such as housekeeping. but also in many cases a personal chef to prepare exquisite meals, a concierge to make bookings and recommendations and a chauffeur to drive guests around the island in style and comfort. These are the personal touches that make a big difference and guarantee that each stay is truly perfect and hassle-free.
As Thailand’s largest island, Phuket also offers guests a great deal of variety when it comes to picking out the most appealing part of the island to stay in. Some parts of the island, such as Patong, are highly developed and offer guests a vibrant nightlife scene along with excellent shopping and dining outlets. Those seeking a little more peace and quiet might enjoy a villa situated on a cliff overlooking the sea at Kamala or a hidden spot nestled into one of the island’s many bays and coves. More recently, the nearby coastal province of Phang Nga also now offers a fabulous secluded alternative, meaning there's a location to match everyone's holiday preferences.
The growth in Phuket luxury villas has provided visitors with a large selection of properties to choose from and an attractive choice of of prices to match. The island itself is great to visit all year round, with warm weather on offer 365 days a year; even during the rainy season the rains don’t last more than an hour or two, on average.
The perfect way to make any stay on the island the best it can be is to book a private and luxurious villa. With so many styles, sizes and locations to choose from. it's no wonder people from around the world return to enjoy the island and its villas year after year.