With 520 carefully selected hotels across more than 80 countries, Small Luxury Hotels of the World
is synonymous with unique, unforgettable holiday experiences. Five new independent boutique hotels have been added to their collection this month, including three in Asia. If you're looking for a one-of-a-kind luxury getaway, look no further.
Set on the waterfront 15 minutes away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An, Naman Retreat in Danang, Vietnam, specializes in holistic wellness. They offer detox packages of between three and 14 days designed to purify the mind and body. Their spa provides bespoke treatments and their restaurant serves up Hoi An specialty dishes like cao lau noodles. Prices start at US$376 (B13,443) a night for a one bedroom pool villa.
Tucked away among tea plantations and temples in the hills of Anxi, China, Elite Spring Villas is the ideal base for discovering the centuries-old traditions of the area. Their 17 suites, set in contemporary water gardens, feature timeless designs with modern touches. At Elite Spring, you can experience tea ceremonies, savour local Min and Yue cuisines, and relax in their tea-infused hot spring waters. Prices start at RMB2,200 (B12,000) a night.
Opening on Nov 10, Milaidhoo Island is stunning resort in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve area of Baa Atoll. About 30 minutes away from Malé by seaplane, Milaidhoo Island boasts 50 rooms equipped with private pools including overwater villas. Yoga sessions in their open air pavilion, rejuvenating spa treatments and gourmet meals at their three restaurants are among the highlights here. Prices start at US$1,127 (B40,296) a night.