With two immense oceans and several other seas, Asia is the continent that automatically comes to mind when thinking about beautiful beaches. Also because of the climate that stays warm and tropical for the better part of the year, countries in Asia attract those who want to feel the heat of the sun while basking into the crystal blue waters.
Across Asia, tourists can find a lot of beautiful resorts that can give them the relaxation that they need. Each resort gives a glimpse of the interesting culture in the country it is located, and showcases the warm hospitality of its people. Here are 10 of the most magnificent resorts you can find in Asia.
10. Raas Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
This boutique hotel in the Indian city of Jodhpur gives its guests the perfect mix of the ancient and the modern. The place itself is adorned with traditional architectural carvings on red sandstone used as far back as the 18th century. These ancient designs are juxtaposed against the modern and chic furniture used in the rooms, from comfortable beds to stylish lamps and chairs. The best thing about this boutique hotel is that it gives a photogenic view of the famous Mehrangarh Fort, a massive ancient structure that is specially beautiful at night.
9. Anantara Phuket Villas, Thailand
Are you someone with a taste both for luxury and privacy? This breathtakingly beautiful resort in Thailand is the ideal destination for you. Located on the unspoiled prime stretch of Phuket’s Mai Khao beach, this place has 91 private pool villas for those who want to relax without having to worry about the crowds. Aside from offering amazing panoramas of the sea, the resort also has other recreational activities for the guests such as diving, learning ancient Thai cookery, and even riding elephants in the dense jungle of Phuket.
8. Bambu Indah, Bali, Indonesia
Bali’s unique culture and interesting architectural style take center stage in this boutique hotel in Ubud. Antique Javanese bridal homes were transformed into structures that now form part of this intimate hotel. The place also preserves the natural landscape of the area, with actual rice paddies and flat stones for walkways, giving it the off-the-beaten-path vibe. Some of the rooms even have transparent floors to make you see the fish pond underneath, so this place is really for those who want to be one with nature.
7. The Naka Island, Phuket, Thailand
Here’s another luxury resort for those who value exclusivity. This place is located on a secluded island in Phuket, accessible only via speedboat from the airport, so privacy here is guaranteed. The views are just absolutely stunning, featuring the emerald-green waters of Phang Nga Bay. The guest villas are also decorated with top-of-the-line and elegant furniture, only appropriate for its posh clientele.
6. Six Senses Con Dao, Vietnam
This exclusive five-star resort in Vietnam was designed to make guests appreciate the natural beauty of Con Dao, a national and marine park protected for decades by the government. The luxurious villas have huge windows and doors facing the sea, which can be opened for some fresh tropical breeze. The resort even has an outdoor cinema and restaurant for a unique dining and viewing experience.
5. The Dedon Island Resort, Siargao, Philippines
Have you always wanted to relax and rejuvenate? Well, you should head to this tropical island paradise at the southern part of the Philippines. The deluxe villas have full ocean views, and are equipped with elegant furniture that showcases local materials. What’s more inviting about this place is the fact that it serves organic food, from freshly-baked bread to ice cream, so it is the perfect destination who wants to eat healthy and appreciate beauty.
4. The Viceroy Bali, Ubud, Indonesia
For couples looking for a private place for a sophisticated yet cultural vacation, this is the resort to visit. Situated in Bali’s lush hills, this place is as secluded and elegant as one can wish for. The resort’s 25 luxurious private pool villas all have the latest electronic amenities, so your comfort and convenience are definitely guaranteed.
3. North Island, Seychelles
Want to vacation like royalty? You should definitely go to this sophisticated resort occupying the entire North Island in Seychelles. Prince William and Kate Middleton spent their honeymoon in one of this resort’s upscale private villas. Here, you can spend days and nights looking at the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, walking on the fine white sand, or just relaxing under tropical palm trees. This is where privacy meets nature.
2. Huvafen Fushi, North Malé, Maldives
This private resort will immerse you in a tropical island experience, literally. It boasts of a unique underwater spa, where guests can get their massage with the view of fish, corals and the deep blue sea. Every corner of this resort also look picturesque, with lounges at the sand, private pools and villas on stilts.
1. Song Saa, Cambodia
This is the resort to go to if you want the perfect island getaway. Located on a far-flung island in Cambodia, this place will make you feel like you own a piece of paradise. The turquoise seas and the pristine wilderness serve as backdrop to the elegantly designed rooms and villas in this resort. You can also do some diving, get a massage, or just try some local cuisine served in the restaurant. The possibilities are endless!
It’s possible to have a taste of paradise in these wonderful Asian resorts. All of these resorts showcase the beauty of nature, while also highlighting elements of modern design and architecture.
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Originally posted 2017-05-08 08:15:47.