Asia is a hotspot for luxury hotels and incredible service. Experience this first hand at the new Ritz Carlton Koh Samui amongst many other great destinations.
RITZ-CARLTON KOH SAMUI
Location: 9/123 Moo 5 Tambon Bophut, Koh Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani, 84320, Thailand The recently opened Ritz-Carlton Koh Samui in the north tip of Thailand’s second largest island overlooks the picturesque Plai Laem beach. The 175 suites and pool villas sit atop a natural rock formation affording an amazing view. There are three main restaurants as well as local street food vendors offering a taste of Thai street food twice a week. Facilities include a Spa Village, kids club, fitness centre, tennis courts and lap pool with cabanas. The hotel also boasts an ocean-fed aquarium swimming pool which allows guests to swim amongst the tropical fish. Exclusive offer: Book at least three weeks prior and receive 20% off best available rate
Location: 73/4 Petchkasem Road, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand Nestled within seven acres of lush tropical gardens, the beachfront health resort signifies tranquility at its best with 54 stylish rooms; Thai Pavilions offer traditional charm, while Ocean rooms and suites provide spectacular views of the Gulf. The resort has 70 treatment rooms, a kinesis studio, gym, watsu pool, flotation pool, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, bathing pavilion, sauna, steam, and Jacuzzi. Guests may indulge in the award-winning organic cuisine from the Chiva-Som garden. Enjoy the elegance of fine dining in the Emerald Room or unwind by the sea in the Taste of Siam restaurant.
Location: Kerala 691301, India Kalari Rasayana is an authentic, quality ayurvedic resort placed directly by the sea, committed to keeping the original ayurvedic practices. Located on lake Paravur and spread over eight acres of coconut grove land, Kalari Rasayana offers 22 rooms with modern amenities and a clinic with 11 treatment rooms. While adhering to strict levels of Ayurveda, serious wellness travellers are served vegetarian, Swathic meals that are tailored to each individual health programme. At Kalari Rasayana, guests arrive for a minimum of two weeks for a serious wellness solution around authentic ancient Ayurveda and holistic healing practices.
Location: 118 Moo 3 Srissunthorn, Phuket, 83110, Thailand Amanpuri is set on a secluded coconut plantation, with a private beach and pavilion homes. Amanpuri’s 40 standalone pavilions exude understated Thai elegance. Garden pavilions are wonderfully secluded, with a walled garden, sunken bath and outdoor shower. The Garden Pool Pavilion allows for seductively private dips in its secluded plunge pool. The six Thai-inspired treatment pavilions each have a private steam room, shower, bath and outdoor sala for meditative contemplation. Inspired by ancient Thai techniques and Chinese medicine, the spa provides head-to-toe indulgence. There are five restaurants on the property serving cuisines to suit all palates. Exclusive offer: Book minimum 3 night’s stay and receive exclusive benefits including airport transfers and spa treatments
Location: 2165 Hazako Hamajima-cho, Shima-shi, Mie 517-0403 Japan The water-inspired Spa at Amanemu offers 2,000 square metres of relaxation, including two private pavilions, a watsu pool and four treatment suites. Designed around a large hot spring, the spa incorporates mineral water in its treatments and salts from Ago Bay. Treatments include signature massages and facials, body scrubs, hot-stone therapies and reiki. High above Ago Bay, the house restaurant mainly serves Japanese cuisine using local ingredients and serves a selection of continental dishes.
Location: Koh Ouen Private Island, Koh Rong Archipelago, Near Sihanoukville, Cambodia Hidden away on a paradise island in the untouched Koh Rong Archipelago, Song Saa Private Island boasts Cambodia’s only over-water villas. The resort consists of 27 one and two-bedroom villas with a choice of jungle, over-water or ocean view locations. Gourmet cuisine is prepared in an overwater restaurant and cocktail lounge with 360-degree ocean views and an infinity swimming pool with a poolside restaurant offering delicious ‘Cambodian street food’. For the adventurous, Song Saa offers excellent diving and snorkelling in the marine reserve, water sports, a fully equipped gym, kayaking in the freshwater estuaries, guided eco tours, visits to traditional Cambodian villages, trips to nearby beaches, yoga and meditation.