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.
Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort is one of the most exciting resorts, opened early Spring 2014. Located high in the central range of the Al Hajar Mountains, 115 miles inland from Muscat Town and international airport ( just over 2 hours drive.)
Anantara Rasananda Resort isStylish and contemporary, stripped down traditional themes and woods with a sudden dash of colour (usually red). Located on the beautiful Nai Pan Noi beach with its incredible soft sand and generally calm sea, with a dense forest backdrop.
Anse Chastanet & Jade Mountain Resort share a wonderfully secluded setting on the west coast, looking out to the majestic Piton twin peaks. Located with a 600 acre estate, with the accommodation built on the hillside, with the Jade Mountain resort at peak, both in location and price range. 60 minutes to the airport.
Atmosphere Kanifushi Maldives is positioned as an elegant five star resort, offering genuine value with a premium ALL INCLUSIVE holiday plan – ‘Platinum Plus’. Enjoy a hassle-free tropical beach holiday experience! Located in the sparsely populated and rather beautiful Lhaviyani Atoll, 30 minutes daylight seaplane transfer north west of Male Airport.
The Beach Club at Haad Tien is under the same management as the Haad Tien Resort with whom they share many facilities, and the same fantastic beach. The Beach Club offers a more contemporary design style, particularly emphasised in the bright modern rooms.
Like its sister hotel Gayana, Bungaraya Island Resort is located on Gaya Island, but on the opposite coastline. A 25 minute speedboat ride from the pier at Kota Kinabalu. Romantic and secluded.
The Dusit Thani Maldives is located on the lush tropical Mudhdhoo Island, in the southern Baa Atoll, 30 minutes by domestic flight from Male followed by a 10 minute speedboat transfer. A luxurious modern design style, but with warmth and of course the Asian touches associated with the Dusit Group.
The Hotel Tugu Lombok is a highly individual, fabulously quirky boutique hotel. You can literally live the destination by just walking around the resort, looking at the unique and original antiques that have been lovingly collected by the owner. Located on a fine stretch of beach in the north west corner of the island, 2 hours from the airport.
We think it is wonderful, incredibly atmospheric (even spooky in places, with wide-eyed idols looking down at you), and totally unique.
The Japa Mala Eco Resort is located on the beautiful island of Tioman, just off the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, 60 minutes flight from KL, and continuing by speedboat for 10 minutes (see footnote). It has an interesting blend of influences, with Malaysian – Italian owners displaying their love for all things natural.
Kahanda Kanda Galle is a beautiful CHIC boutique retreat. Totally exquisite, understated elegance and simple refinement. Located on a hillside, 30 minutes drive from Galle City, overlooking Koggala Lake and set adjacent to its own working tea estate.
Located on the quiet island of Koh Lanta, The Layana Resort and Spa is a small luxurious, adult only, boutique hotel. Fantastic spa – without doubt one of the very best in the region.
A highly personable style and superb beach front position. Virtually all the rooms were recently enhanced with a bright contemporary design theme.