The best resorts to visit in Asia
There is nothing quite like a tropical beach getaway paired with exceptional service, an exclusive ambiance and comfortable interiors of a luxurious resort right on the beach. Asia has a vast coastline bordered by some of the world’s most spectacular beaches and exclusive beach resorts.
While the south-eastern region of the continent caters to travelers on a budget, there are luxury resorts known for their impeccable amenities, delicious menu, and unique design. Here are the best Asian resorts to inspire you for your next seaside vacation.
Four Season Resort, Langkawi, Malaysia
Located on the beach and surrounded by lush jungle, Langkawi’s Four seasons resort is an unrivaled five-pearl property in Malaysia. This exclusive getaway features beachfront villas with wood design touches, outdoor terrazzo tubs, verandas, and private plunge pools. It’s perfect for romantic and family getaways, with intimate beach dinners, spa treatments at waterfront cabanas, and an adults-only pool. It has restaurants, bars, swimming pools, a fitness center and a private beach.
Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, Sri Lanka
Located along a secluded part of the southern coast of Sri Lanka, Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort is 20 kilometers from Mulgirigala Raja Maha Viharaya, an ancient rock temple. It offers elegant rooms with flat screens, Nespresso machines and balconies or terraces; some with ocean views. The bright villas have a living room and a private plunge pool, with Wi-Fi and room service. The resort also has four restaurants, a spa, and an outdoor pool with a bar.
Samabe Bali, Indonesia
the Samabe Bali is a magnificent and luxurious seaside resort perched on a cliff. It has 81 stylish suites and villas with an elegant blend of contemporary and traditional Indonesian decor, upscale amenities, and balconies with stunning ocean views. The villas have private infinity pools and two bedrooms. It also offers a private beach, spa, two restaurants, a fitness center, two bars and a lounge for guests to enjoy their vacation in luxury.
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
Overlooking Ninh Van Bay, Six Senses Ninh Van Bay is an exclusive resort on a private island with 58 deluxe guest rooms, all designed in Six Senses signature eco-chic design. The 1 and 2 bedroom villas are located on a hillside or beachfront and feature a sleek bathroom with a freestanding wooden tub, a private plunge pool, and bay views. The resort offers spectacular views of rock formations, a coral reef, a golden sandy beach and towering mountains. The property has 3 restaurants, a wine cellar and cocktail bar, a yoga pavilion and a gym.
Soneva Kiri, Koh Kut, Thailand
Located in a lush jungle bordering the ocean in Thailand, Soneva Kiri offers ultra-spacious villas with private pools and outdoor bathrooms. This eco-friendly beach resort has furnished decks and terraces, electric strollers, lounges and beds with mosquito nets. Each villa has free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV, while some have steam rooms, gyms, spa treatment areas, and treehouses with bunk beds. There is an open-air cinema, an observatory and a bamboo play area.