You'll need a head for heights at The Tower Club at Lebua, a skyscraper swank-fest on the bank of Bangkok's Chao Praya river.


This five-star, all-suite affair occupies floors 51 to 59 of the State Tower, a building so high your ears pop in the lift.

With Bulgari products by the basketful, 330-thread-count linen and monogrammed towels thicker than your average duvet, the suites have more bling than P Diddy's jewellery drawer. But it's not about that. It's about the view. Every suite has a balcony with a mind-blowing panorama. And if you like that, you'll love the golden dome that crowns this confection and houses a clutch of glitzy bars and restaurants.

The star of the show is Sirocco (pictured), the world's highest open-air restaurant. Strike a pose at the Sky Bar as Bangkok lights up like a pinball table.


WOW FACTOR: Head for the lounge, where Tower Club guests are offered unlimited free canapés, cakes and drinks.

FLIGHT TIME: 11 hours

WHEN TO GO: Winter, Spring

GO: Book with Turquoise Holidays; call 01494 678 400 or visit for more details or email