Category: Asia

The 5 best resorts to stay with your family in Sri Lanka

The 5 best resorts to stay with your family in Sri Lanka

Listed here are the best resorts to stay at in Sri Lanka when travelling with the kids, making sure the whole experience will be a joy for every member of the family.
Thailand welcomes back luxury yacht charters

Thailand welcomes back luxury yacht charters

Since the 1st of March 2022, Thailand has opened its borders to international tourism, allowing flight, border crossings and entry by water so that luxury yacht charters can once again resume. To be granted entry, fully vaccinated visitors must apply for a pass under the TEST & GO scheme or the sandbox programme. Visitors who
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Now is the time to visit the first country in Southeast Asia with zero COVID restrictions for vaccinated travellers!

First, I hear you ask, which is the first country in Southeast Asia to remove all COVID restrictions? The answer is Cambodia, who on 17th March 2022 moved ahead of their neighbours and other Southeast Asian countries to make travel simple again. No pre-travel COVID test. No arrival COVID test. No quarantine. No COVID specific
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Top 5 places to visit in Nepal in 2022

Nepal is a diverse country where spectacular natural landscapes combine with a rich history and vibrant culture. The country is also revered as the birthplace of the Buddha and home to Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world. Interestingly, the locals also call Mount Everest “Sagarmatha” or the Goddess Mother of the World. Nepal
Luxury family volunteer vacation Kenya

Meaningful luxury family holidays for the Summer of 2022

Amidst a global pandemic and regional war, life is difficult for many, and my heart goes out to those directly affected. It may seem strange to think about a holiday in this context, but sometimes, we need to get away from the stress and recharge to emerge stronger. A luxury family holiday that includes a
Developments at the Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat, Langkawi, Malaysia

Developments at the Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat, Langkawi, Malaysia

At Ambong-Ambong Rainforest Retreat the views are timeless. Each of the eleven studios, suites and cottages, serenely secluded by the rainforest, looks out across the infinite blues of the Andaman sea. Every room has a sea view over some of the other 98 islands which make up the Langkawi archipelago. Below the retreat on the
Top 5 beaches of Sri Lanka

Top 5 beaches of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island nation located in South Asia that is slowly emerging as a popular beach destination for travelers around the world. The Sri Lankan coastline offers some of the most exquisite white-sand beaches, which are surrounded by pristine blue waters. The beauty is further enhanced by the rich cultural history of the
New luxury hotels in Thailand to look out for this year

New luxury hotels in Thailand to look out for this year

Thailand and tourism go hand in hand, this means that the last couple of years have been challenging for everyone. The businesses and individuals that rely on tourists have suffered, and those same tourists from around the world have missed out on their slice of escapism, Thai hospitality and adventure. Therefore, the fact that ‘Thailand
A luxurious new eco-sanctuary: Gran Meliá Lombok

A luxurious new eco-sanctuary: Gran Meliá Lombok

As the world reawakens and travellers start to rediscover the wonders beyond their own borders, one enchanting Indonesian island is gearing up to welcome guests back to paradise with a wide smile and a wealth of world-class, eco-sensitive activities. Lombok is a tropical wonderland that exudes exotic charm and serenity. Just across a sparkling sea
Ancient northern Thai healing practices at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Ancient northern Thai healing practices at Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Reviving Northern Thailand’s centuries old massage and aromatherapy techniques, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort has introduced two rare therapeutic treatments, ‘Yam Khang’ and ‘Yajoo’, both with longstanding historic roots connecting guests with the region’s rich Lanna heritage. ‘Yam Khang’ or Thai Fire Therapy is an ancient Lanna tradition, considered a sacred art where the therapist is
Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 20th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. How Bezos stacks up against other tech titans in super-yacht size race After all the fuss over his suggestively shaped
New resort in the Maldives for Mandarin Oriental

New resort in the Maldives for Mandarin Oriental

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new resort on a private island in The Maldives that is scheduled to open in 2025. The resort is currently under development on a pristine Indian Ocean site and will stretch across three private islands on Bolidhuffaru Reef in South Male Atoll, accessed by
Top 10 cheapest cities in the world for five-star hotels

Top 10 cheapest cities in the world for five-star hotels

Research by LuxuryHotel.com has looked at the cost of a one night stay at five-star hotels across the world to reveal the cheapest cities in the world for a night of luxury. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the list is dominated by hotels in Asia, and is devoid of any hotels from Europe. Here are the 10 cheapest
Marina Bay Sands unveils US$1 billion reinvestment to transform luxury travel and hospitality experience

Marina Bay Sands unveils US$1 billion reinvestment to transform luxury travel and hospitality experience

Marina Bay Sands has embarked on a major reinvestment programme for its existing property, spanning hotel rooms and suites, new food and beverage (F&B) offerings and other enhancements that will position the Integrated Resort (IR) for strong growth as the recovery of global tourism continues. The US$1 billion reinvestment is the biggest since the IR’s
Luxury travel news for the week ending 13th February 2022

Luxury travel news for the week ending 13th February 2022

Here’s a round-up of luxury travel stories that have caught the eye this week. To make sure you receive regular updates from A Luxury Travel Blog, please make sure you subscribe to our mailing list. With several new luxe hotels, Madrid is now also Spain’s capital of 5-star travel For decades, Barcelona has been Spain’s
The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newest luxury getaway in Indonesia

The newly-opened The Botanica Sanctuary is situated in the heart of Bogor’s Puncak, a popular tourist destination in Indonesia just a 90-minute drive from Jakarta. Guests staying at the 166-room property can enjoy breath-taking views of Mount Pangrango and the lush virgin pine forest nearby. The Botanica Sanctuary is also a five-minute drive to Taman