Once in a lifetime experiences, from a unique safari in Sri Lanka to cooking in a top restaurant in Thailand, there really is something for everyone in Asia.
Location: 46/38 Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 02 00200, Sri Lanka
Resplendent Ceylon has created a trail of Luxury Resorts in Sri Lanka. From Old World Charm to the latest in modern comforts, experience the Tea Trails, Cape Weligama & Wild Coast Tented Lodge, the only Relais & Chateaux resorts in Sri Lanka.
– The Ceylon Tea Trails is a collection of five colonial era tea planters’ bungalows restored to impeccable style, to offer a taste of gracious living in 26 suites and rooms, with butler service and original furnishings, accompanied by gourmet meals.
– Cape Weligama, a luxe cliffside retreat, sits on a stunning Indian Ocean headland, where 39 villas and suites are surrounded by a flower-filled garden, 15m infinity edge pool and attended to by a private butler.
– Wild Coast Tented Lodge in Yala National Park, comprising 28 vaulted tented suites, offering the comforts of a traditional luxury hotel, but with the excitement of a safari-style wilderness experience.
Exclusive offer: Experience all three resorts with a fully inclusive package
BLUE ELEPHANT COOKERY SCHOOL
Location: Khwaeng Yan Nawa, Khet Sathon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
The only thing better than sampling traditional Thai food during your time in Asia, is learning how to make it for yourself. A day at the Blue Elephant Cooking School will commence with a visit to the morning market accompanied by your instructor, where you will learn to carefully choose the right ingredients for your own home cooking. Following the instructor-led class, the session ends with a delightful meal in the restaurant where you will sample your own cooking.
Private Classes: Start from 220 USD per person for a half day
SAMURAI KNIFE MAKING EXPERIENCE
Location: Hashima, Gifu Prefecture, Japan
Whilst making your own Samurai Sword can take years, this amazing experience will offer you the opportunity to make a Japanese-style Samurai knife in the atelier of a genuine swordsmith. Asano Taro has been certified by the Japanese government as one of the few genuine Japanese swordsmiths. You will use the same traditional tools that have been used for many years.
Exclusive offer: Package from 350 USD per person
SUNSET CHAMPAGNE CRUISE ON THE RIVER OF KINGS
Location: River of Kings, Bangkok, Thailand
Experience the new dimensions of grandeur in design, style and comfort, on one of the most luxurious cruises that has ever been launched in the history of Chao Phraya River during sunset. The champagne cruise along the River of Kings sees the famous riverside landmarks of Bangkok. Key sights include The Temple of Dawn and a cruise under the first cable-stayed bridge crossing the Chao Phraya River, The Rama VIII Bridge. Enjoy the city lights come to life from the unique river perspective, and witness a new beauty of Bangkok at night.
Exclusive offer: Price from 920 USD per person
Location: Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur or Singapore
A fabled journey through the exotic East. Step into a world of classic glamour as you travel between ancient wonders and cosmopolitan cities. There’s a certain magic to this voyage, combining adventure with total relaxation. Handsome green and gold carriages conceal magnificent cherrywood panelling, Thai silks and Malaysian embroidery. Raise a toast as you meander past lush jungle, ancient temples and quaint villages.
Exclusive offer: Cabins from 3,200 USD per person