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. 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.
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.
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.)
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.
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.
Anantara Al Jabal Akhdar Mountain Resort is a new luxurious resort, opened in 2016. It is wonderfully located 2000 metres above sea level at the tip of the Jabal Akhdar mountain – One of the highest points in Oman. It is elevated above the historic town of Nizwa, 30 minutes drive away. 2 hours drive from Muscat Airport.
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.
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.
Managed by The Anantara Group, the Qasr Al Sarab is a superb deluxe family focused desert resort. Located in the Liwa desert, one of the largest uninterrupted sand deserts in the world. Just under 2 hours drive from Abu Dhabi city or airport, mostly on tarmac roads before completing the last few miles across the spectacular high dunes.
Angsana Resort and Spa is a superior first class hotel, located on a super 1.5km stretch of soft sand beach. Bintan Island is located south east from Singapore, a comfortable 50 minute hydrofoil ride. The island is known for its slow pace and good beaches, golf courses and the almost total absence of shopping opportunitie.
Sister hotel to the Anassa and Almyra, the Annabelle Hotel is centrally located in Paphos, 20 minutes from the airport.
Stylish in a traditional manner. Charming and rather elegant, with the emphasis on refined and highly attentive service, all within a tropical garden setting. Directly facing a promenade that links into Paphos Town, 3 minutes walk.