Sister hotel to the Skiathos Princess, the Aegean Suites Hotel is an adult only boutique property. Elegant and chic, in a rather traditional quietly discreet manner. It is built on the side of a hill on the outskirts of Skiathos Town – 5 minutes walk – and across the road from a small cove beach. The airport is 15 minutes drive.
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. with tropical gardens and equally extensive soft sand beach front, so there is plenty of space to move to quieter areas, even at busier times.
Amari Vogue Krabi is an attractive Northern Thai Lanna inspired design, built on the side of a hill with steps leading down to an extensive beach front.
Located at Tubkaek beach, 40 minutes west of Krabi Airport and 20 minutes from the lively resort of Ao Nang.
The Anantara Si Kao Resort is a really good superior first class hotel, located on the extensive Pak Meng beach in the extreme south of Krabi Provence. The Had Chao Min National Park is adjacent, and the small village of Pak Meng is about 5 minutes drive. A very good chill out retreat, with some incredible views of the numerous limestone islands just offshore. Appeals to both families and romantic couples.
Blue Palace is built on a hillside with a lift taking you down to beach level. The design style is chic and contemporary, with clean lines and the emphasis very much on space, light and subtle summer colours. Add to this stunning views across to the easily accessible and historic island of Spinalonga.
Borgo Egnazia Hotel and Villas is a new luxurious resort, opened in 2010. Located on a private estate between the two main towns of Bari and Brindisi. It has a pristine elegance, with a total commitment to regional resources. Evident in the design, with the emphasis on local stone, space and light.
Canaves Hotel and Suites Santorini is located high on a cliff top at Oia on the north western tip of the Santorini, with spectacular views of the bay and the surrounding islands. You are literally just minutes walk from the upscale boutiques and dining options of Oia Village, one of the most photographed in the entire Mediterranean.
The Cape Nidhra Hotel is a stylish contemporary all pool suite boutique resort. Located just a short walk from the centre of Hua Hin, just over 2 hours drive from Bangkok.
Wonderfully stylish, totally cool and chic. Romantic, mainly couples focused – children are accepted, although apart from the pool section there are no specific facilities.
The Chiva-Som International Health Resort is an award winning and adult only resort. Traditional Thai hospitality combined with the very best and innovative health and wellbeing. Located just south of Hua Hin, 3 hours from Bangkok Airport.
Frequently imitated, but rarely surpassed. Chiva-Som International Health Resort is wonderfully calm and serene.
The Daios Cove Luxury Resort is an ultra contemporary resort with a selection of hotel rooms, suites and villas – many with their own private use swimming pools (see note below) overlooking its own cove beach.
5 miles from the lively and attractive resort of Aghios Nikolaos, and one hour transfer from Heraklion Airport.
Danai Beach Resort – A totally chic boutique resort, combining elegance and sophistication with a high level of individuality. Located on an attractive cove beach, close to village of Nikiti on the Sithonia peninsula, 50 minutes drive south from Thessalonika Airport.
The Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket is one of the most established hotels in Phuket, recently considerably enhanced, with particularly attractive rooms and relatively newly opened pool villas facing the lagoon. The airport is 25 minutes away.