Three luxury hospitality operators have teamed up to offer a special rate for travellers looking to explore the highlights of Indochina by water, land and air.


Aqua Expeditions, one of the world’s leading luxury river cruise companies, Soneva Kiri, a sustainable luxury resort on the unspoiled Thai island of Koh Kood, and Bangkok’s stunning property, The Siam Hotel, are each offering 10% off their published rates plus special complimentary experiences at Soneva Kiri when combining when booking two out of the three offerings (cruise and hotel) for the same trip.

Discover the highlights of Indochina with a luxury Aqua Expeditions river cruise that showcases the best of Cambodia and Vietnam. Choose a 3, 4 or 7-night itinerary on Aqua Mekong, with 20 design suites featuring floor-to-ceiling glass windows, a 1:1 staff to guest ratio and twice daily off-board excursions by high-powered skiff. Guests will enjoy captivating scenery, local villages (including a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve ‘floating village’), bird reserves, as well as traditional markets, silversmiths, and temples, with onboard highlights including dishes created by top chef, David Thompson, a fully equipped gym, screening room, outdoor cinema, observation deck and an upper-deck pool.


Before or after your cruise, fly to Soneva Kiri, the closest beach resort to Siem Reap, on Soneva’s private 8-seater Cessna. Relax and unwind on Thailand’s fourth largest, least populated island, Koh Kood. Soneva Kiri offers an unrivalled combination of luxury, an integral environmental approach, authentic Thai experiences and mouth-watering organic food, with one of the best beaches in Thailand.


Begin or finish your stay at The Siam Hotel, which is located along the River of Kings and nestled amongst Bangkok’s historical palaces, temples and museums.  Set on three acres of premium river frontage, the privately owned and operated 39-room luxury retreat will transport you to a bygone serenity suffused with priceless antiquities, oriental allure and contemporary comforts.


The 10% discount on published rates only applies when booking at least two of the three brands involved in this promotion as part of the same trip during the period of 6 October 2017 – 24 November 2017 and 17 August 2018 – 27 November 2018 excluding black-out dates. The offer is valid for any number of nights in any room or villa category.


Guests who stay at Soneva Kiri can also select an additional activity from The Treepod Dining, a private Cinema Paradiso Experience, cooking class, private sunset cruise, father and son picnic, mother and daughter spa or cheese and red wine tasting with gourmet canapés, chocolates and ice cream and mocktails for the children .

To book a ‘Secrets of Indochina Tour’ with Aqua Expeditions, Soneva Kiri and/or The Siam Hotel, contact Aqua Expeditions Australia on 1300 124 204 or, or and quote Secrets. Components are to be booked separately.


Aqua Expeditions was the first adventure travel company to introduce five-star luxury cruises on the Amazon River in Peru and on the Mekong River in Vietnam and Cambodia.  CEO, Francesco Galli Zugaro, founded Aqua Expeditions to cater to discerning, adventure travellers seeking to explore remote and culturally important destinations for luxury voyages on the world’s greatest rivers. Aqua Expeditions’ 16-suite Aria Amazon vessel entered service in 2011, a creation of Peruvian designer, Jordi Puig and featuring floor to ceiling windows, Jacuzzi, gym, sundeck and the haute Peruvian cuisine of Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino. In October 2014, Aqua Expeditions expanded to Indochina with the launch of the Aqua Mekong with 20 design suites, sailing the historic Mekong River between Cambodia and Vietnam.  


Award-winning luxury resort Soneva Kiri is located on Thailand’s fourth largest but least populated island, Koh Kood - just one hour by private plane southeast of Bangkok. It offers an unrivalled combination of luxury, an integral environmental approach, authentic Thai experiences and mouth-watering organic food.  Soneva Kiri comprises 36 vast pool villas on beach level, hillsides or clifftops, all overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. Available to rent or purchase, all have impossibly chic furnishings, personal electric buggies and impeccable service courtesy of Mr./Ms. Friday private butlers.  Highlights include the open-air Cinema Paradiso, a home-made chocolate and ice cream parlour, a high-tech Observatory, a manta ray shaped children’s Den and the spectacular Treetop Dining Pod. 


Conceived by Krissada Sukosol Clapp and globally acclaimed architect and designer Bill Bensley, The Siam features Bangkok’s most spacious suites and is the kingdom’s premier urban resort offering intimately private pool villas with rooftop terraces. An irresistible array of bespoke cultural amusements await you at The Siam: explore Bangkok by cruise from our private pier; indulge in pampering at our seductive spa; explore the grounds and discover a veritable treasure trove of curios; or simply unwind with a sunset cocktail at our riverfront bar.

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