Inspired by Matadornetwork.com, I’ve put together 11 incredible hotels in Asia you need to visit at least once in your lifetime. I’ve managed to obtain the rates for each of these hotels.
Some of them comes with an ultra luxurious price tag but I guarantee it’s worth every cent.
After all you only have one life, so go big and treat yourself to a epic holiday!
Nestled within the Ayung gorge and Payangan jungle, combined with award-winning infinity pools and astonishing architecture, you can say Hanging Gardens is a paradise on Earth.
Average daily rate: From SGD$505 for Riverside villa (2 pax); to SGD$798 for Duplex Family Pool Villa (4pax)
While most resorts in Bali rely on the asset of nature on the island and hold back on other aspects of a resort, Viceroy is not stingy on offering luxury to its guest. After all, the hotel was voted ‘Best Luxury Honeymoon Hotel’ in Asia at the World Luxury Hotel Awards. Did we mention they have private airport retrieval via helicopter to the single hotel-owned helipad in the region? Talk about travelling in style.
Average daily rate: From SGD$736 for a 1 Bedroom Villa for 2pax; to SGD$1990 for a 2 Bedroom Villa for 4pax.
Although it is located 10km away from the airport, Ayana is perched above the Jimbaran Bay. So you’ll be greeted with undisturbed views of the glorious sunsets and the Indian Ocean.
Average daily rate: From SGD$280 for Resort View Room; to SGD$788 for Ocean View Pool Villa.
The Oberoi Udaivilas is literally the real-life version of what you’ll imagine of the Sultan’s Palace in Aladdin (or any Indian fairytale/folktalk). Located on the banks of Lake Pichola, this majestic hotel extrudes an air of royalty with its intricate architecture. Not forgetting the magnificently breathtaking view of the gardens and lake.
This hotel is so lavish, it has its own wildlife sanctuary that spreads across 20 acres, and each room features gold furnishing and wall frescoes.
Average daily rate: From SGD$934
Voted one of the most romantic hotels in the world, Taj Lake Palace used to be the royal summer palace of Maharana Jagat Singh II. This ultra- plush hotel has hosted kings and queens from around the world; several English and Indian films had used the hotel as a set for their movies as well.
Average daily rate: Prices starts from SGD$ 627.
If you’d fantasized a sexy, exotic honeymoon on an isolated island; with snow white beaches, warm sapphire-clear water, completed with a luxurious boat-style suite, Cocoa Island Resort is just the place to live out this very fantasy.
Average daily rate: Prices starts from SGD$1925
Best recognised for its exceptional undersea restaurant and bungalows, the Conrad Maldives Hotel is the benchmark for anyone seeking a luxurious Maldavian holiday. Featuring world-class chefs & winemakers in 12 restaurants and bars, the Conrad Maldives Hotel is an oasis for gourmets in this region of the world. Fancy a private beach dinner in the sunset with your own private chef and waiter? That can be arranged too.
Average daily rate: Prices starts from SGD$1554
Described as a sustainable paradise, the Resort prides itself as “a place to retreat, rejuvenate and return to the world in a barefoot state of mind”.
Average daily rate: Prices starts from SGD$1168 (single occupancy: SGD$1438) for low season, SGD$1297 (single occupancy: SGD$1568) for high reason.
This stylish French- inspired design hotel stands out elegantly in modern Bangkok. Its luxury does not stop at its overall design; even its service is impeccable. Gain VIP access into Bangkok’s exhilarating nightlife with the assistance of the well-connected concierge; and live the life of a A-list fahionista exploring designer boutiques and fashion houses with your own private shopping consultant.
Average daily rate: Prices starts from SGD$884
Escape into the verdant and intimate haven of Rayavadee Resort. Nestled in the jungles of Phranang Peninsula, you’ll be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of nature. Along with its stylish, 5-star accommodation, this makes a posh retreat from the city buzz.
Average daily rate: Prices starts from SGD$1243
Situated at the heart of North Thailand’s mountainous jungle and the convergence of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar, you are almost in 3 countries at once. At this half resort and elephant camp, you can get up close and personal with the biggest land mammal. It’s not just about trekking with elephants, you actually get educated and learn how to handle and befriend these gentle giants; a once-in-a-lifetime experience you need to include on your bucket list.
Average daily rate:Prices starts from SGD$1326
Now, slowly let the beauty (and prices) of these hotels sink in, and start saving for your next trip to these hotels!