Aava Resort and Spa Surat Thani is a delightful, relatively new, boutique hotel with just 28 bungalow style rooms. Located on a super stretch of sandy beach, in a quiet, scenic area which is still wonderfully authentic. You fly from Bangkok to Surat Thani ( 60 minutes ) and then continue by road transfer for just over another hour to the resort.
Set in extensive tropical gardens leading down to a long stretch of soft sand beach and with the dramatic Hajar Mountains as a back drop. The luxurious Al Bustan Palace Ritz Carlton has almost been completely enhanced in the last couple of years. Located 45 minutes from the airport, and 10 minutes from Muscat town.
Aleenta Pranburi is one of the very first genuinely boutique hotels in the region, located about 35 minutes drive out of Hua Hin, in a quiet secluded area, just under 3 hours drive from Bangkok Airport. The style here is elegantly casual, with the emphasis on simple relaxation.
The Almyra is smart and contemporary; romantic and trendy, yet at the same time it has family friendly sections. Adjacent to the Annabelle hotel. The airport is 20 minutes drive, the lively resort town of Paphos just a few minutes walk along the sea front promenade.
A luxurious retreat, all of the quiet refined style associated with the Aman collection of hotels. Located in the spectacular south east coast of Sri Lanka, just under 4 hours drive from Colombo Airport.
Just 30 suites. Wonderfully minimalist but with reassuring contemporary comforts. All have their own plunge pool, privately positioned at the rear of each suite. You have a selection of garden and ocean facing suites.
Amilla Fushi is one of the most innovative of all the new resorts – and that is really saying something in the Maldives! Impeccable contemporary ultra chic elegance and luxury. Located in the Baa atoll, a 15 minute domestic flight north-west of Male followed by 10 minute speedboat transfer.
The Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort and Spa opened in summer 2013, perched on the Eastern crescent of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, 35 minutes from Dubai Airport and 45 minutes to the airport. A delightful and luxurious blending of Arabian, Indian Ocean and Thai influences.
Anantara Mui Ne Resort is a delightful first class resort with attractive tropical gardens leading down to a sandy beach. The design style is French Colonial influenced, with contemporary flourishes. It is located 150 miles north east of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) facing the East Sea, a scenic drive of just over 4 hours. The bustling resort town of Phan Thiet is 8 miles away. Mui Ne now has many tourist bars, restaurants and shops, within a a few minutes walk of the resort. See note and Chic check.