Naked Stables Private Reserve Deqing County

Moganshan, a former mountain hideout for 1920s underground leaders—including mob boss Du Yuesheng and the Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek—is enjoying a revival. The area’s going upscale with fresh entries like this sprawling 60-acre facility setting up amid local tea and bamboo plantations. Expect 121 sustainably-designed rooms (think earth huts and tree-top villas), as well as […]

The Plantation

This urban oasis has 70 rooms, two swimming pools, a restaurant and two bars. It is also walking distance from top attractions such as the Royal Palace, the National Museum and Wat Botum (Royal Pagoda). The building itself is a refurbished 1930s design and boasts an eco-conscious solar water heater system. The surrounding grounds are […]

W Retreat & Spa Bali—Seminyak

Expect all the usual comforts at W’s Bali outpost: 350-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, goose-down duvets, spacious balconies and oversized bathtubs. Its spa is open 24 hours daily and offers locally inspired treatments such as the Hot Mama, a traditional Balinese abdominal massage done using lime paste. The hotel also has a private stretch of […]


This resort never sleeps. Not only does it offer 24-hour butler service and spa treatments (including sleep inducing massages), it also houses the world’s first underwater music club, Subsix. Located 500 meters offshore and six meters below the surface of the Indian Ocean, the prime nightlife spot hosts a rotating line up of international artists […]

Amari Hua Hin

The 223-room beach resort is conveniently located for visits to nearby attractions like Hua Hin Vineyard and the Cicada Market. On the premises, expect plenty to keep you busy, including barista lessons at the hotel’s Coral Lounge, a 38-meter outdoor pool, plus a spa and salon. If that isn’t enough, the place is just two […]

Montigo Resorts Nongsa

A new addition to Batam is Montigo Resorts Nongsa. Linked directly to Singapore via the Nongsapura Ferry Terminal, the retreat is only an hour away. The Mediterranean-styled hotel is set on a private beach along the Indonesian island’s northeastern coast. It has 88 villas, each with a private infinity pool, alfresco dining area and spacious […]

23 Love Lane

This estate comprises buildings that were built at various times throughout the 19th and 20th centuries: The Anglo Indian Bungalow, The Straits Eclectic Building, The 1920′s Jack Roof Annex and The Indian Shophouse. The historic structure was meticulously restored over the past three years. You can find Crabtree & Evelyn toiletries throughout the space, as […]

Tai O Heritage Hotel

Built by the British in 1902, this two-storey colonial-style former police station has been restored to its former glory and opened to the public. Out on the far side of Lantau Island, it offers an utterly different perspective of Hong Kong. With just nine rooms and one restaurant, it pays to book ahead. Free tours […]

Grande Centre Point Hotel & Residence—Terminal 21

Standing 42 floors and 202 meters high, this building is centrally located and has direct access to Asoke BTS Skytrain Station and Sukhumvit MRT Subway Station, making travel within the city easy. The place also has exclusive access points to the new shopping mall, Terminal 21, which is designed to look like an airport and […]

Four Points Sheraton Sandakan

The first international establishment to hit the town of Sandakan in Sabah, this 300-roomer is part of a larger development, Sandakan Harbour Square (which boasts great international shopping facilities). The hotel features lovely views of the Sulu Sea and is a great base to explore famous wildlife attractions including Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, the Rainforest […]