The Best Luxury Resorts in Asia
Top Pick: Amanoi, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam
Oh we are lucky, aren’t we? Here we sit in Hong Kong, a pivot point to all the wondrous destinations and beauty that Asia has to offer. From deserted islands to jungle paradises; from the bespoke to the sublime to the downright indulgent – we’ve got you covered if you’re searching for that next luxury getaway.
A luxury hillside resort tucked away between a national park and marine reserve. This is Vietnam’s most isolated and undoubtedly the most beautiful of luxury retreats – you might say it’s Vinh Hy Bay’s best kept secret. The off-the-grid property is designed by world famous architect Jean-Michael Gathy, so you can no doubt imagine the beauty of the design. Lounge by the clifftop pool, lush beach club or experience ultimate tranquility at the mesmerizing Aman Spa with a lotus-filled lake and floating yoga pavilion.
Song Saa Private Island Resort, Near Sihanoukville, Cambodia
A private island nestled in the undiscovered beauty of Cambodia. A carefree paradise, and haven of sustainable luxury with pristine white beaches, quaint wooden villas and a preserved coral reef.
Amanbagh, Rajasthan, India
A pink palace that will have you feeling like royalty. Enjoy the serene oasis in the desert just outside of Rajasthan’s bustling capital, and truly escape into the tranquil luxury.
The Ungasan Clifftop Resort, Uluwatu, Bali
492 feet above the ocean you’ll find a hidden cluster of premium, private clifftop villas.
Be at one with nature whilst enjoying the stunning views from your outdoor bathtub. If you do venture out of the resort, we would recommend Sundays Beach Club where you can enjoy live music, spectacular scenery and cocktails from your very own butler!
Bawah Reserve, Riau Islands, Indonesia
Surround yourself with crystal clear turquoise waters, blue lagoons and coral reefs on this private island resort. Choose from overwater bungalows, beachfront villas and garden suites all made by hand with natural materials adding to the back-to-nature beauty of this resort.
Cempedak Island, Bintan, Indonesia
An adults only resort surrounded by unspoilt islands. At this eco-friendly tropical paradise there are no TV’s or phones in the rooms which gives you the perfect excuse to unplug and unwind.
Amanpulo Pamalican Island, Palawan, Philippines
Accessible by private plane only, leaving you no option but to arrive in true executive style. Take in the serene bliss of this remote, reef-fringed island and prepare yourself for a dose of total relaxation. Pamalican is also a nesting site for both Hawksbill and Green sea turtles, so if you time it right you might just see the natural beauty of turtles nesting.
Soneva Kiri, Koh Kood, Thailand
Unparalleled luxury meets eco-friendly design. Surround yourself with pristine white beaches and untamed jungles at this private resort far beyond Thailand’s tourist trail. Enjoy a truly unique dining experience in one of their wicker nests where you’ll receive your food by zipline whilst enjoying the beauty of Thailand from the treetops.
Gili Lankanfushi, Maldives
Perched over the Indian Ocean, and known as one of the finest water villa resorts in the world, these private villas on stilts offer an experience like no other. With a motto of “No news, no shoes” you can leave the Jimmy Choos at home and switch off from the rest of the world.