Bandara Resort

On the peaceful north coast of Koh Samui, amid charming fishing villages and uncrowded beaches, discover an idyllic seaside setting.

Escape into a world of pure bliss at Bandara Resort & Spa for an unforgettable holiday on the idyllic island of Koh Samui. A perfect sanctuary of solace spread over seven-acres, Bandara is landscaped with native flora, exquisite water features, and offers picturesque panoramas of the Gulf of Siam.

Bandara offers a selection of 168 rooms, including 46 Deluxe Rooms, 38 Tropical Deluxe Rooms, 38 Family Rooms, 28 Plunge Pool Villas, and 18 Pool Villa Suites for an exclusive, private setting.

Relaxing haven

All accommodation has been built in perfect harmony with its lush surroundings, and showcases the best of contemporary Thai design to create a perfect atmosphere and relaxing haven. Room amenities include 24-hour room service, high-speed internet access, a flatscreen television with satellite programming, DVD player, personal safe, IDD telephone, coffee and tea making facilities, and a fully stocked minibar.

Recreation and leisure facilities include a luxury spa, fitness centre, and four impressive swimming pools including a children’s and beachfront pools.

Indulge in an array of exceptional cuisines blended harmoniously with authentic Asian dishes. Chom Dao Beach Restaurant serves international fare in an al fresco setting with ocean views, while the beach bar, pool bar and Ling Cafe set the mood for casual seaside pleasure.

Amidst the scent of tropical flowers, the sight of traditional artworks and the sound of gently flowing water, discover the ideal setting to experience a truly healing touch at Bandara Spa. Here a calming ambience pervades with facilities and amenities that include private spa suites with rain showers, a sunken bathtub and changing area. Extensive treatment menus feature Bandara’s own line of luxury massage oils and each treatment is delivered with the utmost pampering and care.

The resort is conveniently situated to take a day trip to see some of the local sights such as Fisherman’s Village, Big Buddha, local markets, shopping areas and the bustling Chaweng Beach. Nonmotorised watersports are also available at the resort for those after a little excitement and adventure.

Bandara Resort

178/2 Moo 1, Tambol Bophut, Koh Samui,
Surat Thani 84320
THAILAND
Tel: +66 7724 5795
Email: [email protected]
www.bandarasamui.com

The Villas Wadduwa

Set on the quiet shores of Wadduwa Beach, The Villas Wadduwa offers a lavish getaway in a culturally rich seaside town.

In the quaint coastal town of Wadduwa on the west coast of Sri Lanka, The Villas Wadduwa is a two-hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport. An airport transfer can be easily arranged, and the villas are also accessible by rail with Pinwatta Railway Station and Wadduwa Railway Station only five minutes away.

Elegant accommodation

Intimate yet family-friendly, this elegant resort offers 32 villas. Each villa features a private balcony, a covered open-air bathroom and modern Sri Lankan-inspired interior design.

All accommodation is air-conditioned, complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Luxury Villas additionally boast their own private plunge pool.

Whether you plan to have an adventurous or laid-back trip, The Villas Wadduwa offers modern facilities and dedicated service to make your stay remarkable. Restore inner-harmony to your body and mind with an array of traditional treatments at the spa, or work up a sweat at the state-of-the-art fitness centre. Swim a few laps in the pool or simply lounge on the deck and soak up the tropical sun.

Authentic cuisine

Reflecting the diverse and lively locale, The Villas Wadduwa offer dining experiences ranging from snacks and creative cocktails with scenic views to a casual, all-day dining restaurant. The main restaurant at The Villas Wadduwa serves up authentic Asian and Sri Lankan cuisine. The main bar and the pool bar offer a comfortable and welcome setting to enjoy light bites and beverages.

Nearby beaches offer an abundance of watersport options, and for those who wish to explore the locale, attractions include the lavish Richmond Castle and the historically rich Kalutara Bodhiya. The Sri Lanka Air Force Museum, Dehiwala Zoological Garden and Brief Garden, Bevis Bawa are also worth visiting.

Whether you are planning to host a meeting, wedding or special event, the resort offers a function space that can accommodate up to 150 guests.

The Villas Wadduwa

4/352, Rathnayake Road, Thalpitiya South, Wadduwa,
SRI LANKA
Tel: +94 382 030 500

Ozo Kandy – Sri Lanka

Amidst the rich surroundings of Sri Lanka’s lush green hills and tropical tea plantations, OZO Kandy is situated in the heart of Kandy overlooking the lake.

The 122 guestrooms and suites are divided into four categories: Sleep, Dream, Dream Lake and OZO Suites. All rooms come equipped with high-quality beds, a multimedia connectivity panel, IPTV and free Wi-Fi access.

A healthy breakfast awaits at the all-day dining restaurant, EAT, which also offers an enticing variety of evening buffets. EAT2GO, the 24-hour, grab-and-go outlet, is ideal for grabbing breakfast on the run or satisfying late-night cravings. A selection of classic drinks, delicious snacks and mouth-watering tapas are available at BOMMU, OZO Kandy’s rooftop lounge. Splash, the rooftop swimming pool complete with loungers and beautiful views of Kandy provides the perfect spot to relax, or keep active in the fully-equipped fitness centre.

OZO Kandy welcomes travellers visiting Kandy for business with the right space and set-up support to pull off the perfect meeting. Talk offers the ideal spot for an intimate meeting or event for up to 20 people, with several configuration options. At the Spot, OZO’s take on the hotel lobby, apart from enjoying a speedy paperless check-in, guests can access the information lecterns with 24-, 48- and 72-hour guides highlighting the hidden treasures of Kandy. Kandy is the perfect place to explore the history and culture of Sri Lanka, and OZO Kandy team members are always on hand to give insider tips on what to see and do in town.

Ozo Kandy – Sri Lanka

31 Saranankara Rd, Kandy 20000,
SRI LANKA
Tel: +94 812 030 700
www.ozohotels.com/kandy-srilanka

Ozo Colombo – Sri Lanka

In Sri Lanka’s commercial capital, OZO Colombo is an innovative urban outpost for travel enthusiasts from around the world looking for insider experiences.

Consisting of 158 smartly designed guestrooms and suites, OZO Colombo’s Snooze Zone, comprises four categories: Sleep, Dream, Dream Ocean and OZO Suites, providing guests with the perfect night’s sleep. Each room is complete with high-quality bedding and a variety of modern amenities including IPTV, multimedia connectivity panel and free Wi-Fi access.

From seamless, paperless check-in and friendly staff, also known as Vocal Locals, and information lecterns loaded with recommendations of the city’s attractions, the Spot provides guests with all they need for work or play.

Foodies are in for a treat with a buffet of nutritious breakfast choices, energising shots and all-day dining at EAT. Generous and unrestrained midnight snacks and nibbles are available around-theclock from the grab and go outlet, EAT2Go, or the delicious meals and signature drinks created by trained international mixologists at Colombo’s hottest rooftop bar, ON14 Rooftop Lounge & Bar.

The infinity swimming pool, Splash on the 14th floor overlooks the Indian Ocean, while Tone, the fitness room, is located beside the pool and offers views across the city. Additional facilities include the boardroom, Talk and meeting room, Aqua which offers 270-degree sea views filled with natural daylight, accommodating up to 220 guests for cocktail receptions, conferences, product launches and intimate weddings.

Ozo Colombo – Sri Lanka

36, 38 Clifford Pl, Colombo 00400
SRI LANKA
Tel: +94 112 555 570
www.ozohotels.com/colombo-srilanka

Amari Galle – Sri Lanka

Amari Galle is a 172-room luxury beachfront resort prominently situated in the historic southwest coastal city of Galle.

Amari Galle’s architecture and design takes inspiration from the natural beauty of Galle’s coastline. A panoramic view of the ocean, the gentle sea breeze and warm southern smiles of the Amari Galle team are what greets guests upon arrival.

Accommodation categories include deluxe ocean view, deluxe ocean view horizon, grand deluxe ocean view, junior suite ocean, one-bedroom suite, and a 360 square-metre presidential suite complete with roof terrace and private plunge pool. Every guestroom and suite offers direct sea views and private balconies. Light-filled and spacious interiors capture the tranquillity of the coastline with soothing colour schemes that create a beach house feel.

Ahara Gourmet Gallery, the signature market-style restaurant offers guests the opportunity to interact with chefs and experience the vibrant flavours of Asian and Western cuisines inspired by the region’s vibrant street food culture. Shoreline Beach Club provides the ideal setting for guests to take in the calming view of the ocean while sampling a variety of snacks and cocktails. The rooftop bar, Bommu, named from the local expression ‘let’s have a drink’, is the ideal place to unwind and mingle. Bommu introduces a range of classic and innovative cocktails, locally inspired tapas and soothing tunes. ORU Seafood Restaurant & Bar is dedicated to offering the best local seafood. Located on the beach, the ambience of the restaurant and bar is picturesque with the serene and ever-changing ocean horizon as the backdrop.

Reflecting Amari’s commitment towards facilitating shared experiences, each dining location provides the perfect atmosphere for sharing and togetherness. Another feature unique to Amari is the Voyager Lounge, a comfortable and relaxed space ideal for informal gatherings, reading, working or light meals. Open to all guests, this 24-hour facility also features a library, showers and luggage-sized lockers, perfect for travellers who are arriving early or departing late at night.

Amari Galle caters to a wide variety of guest needs. For families with children, there is a kids’ pool, a supervised kids’ club and babysitting services on request. Guests who want to indulge in complete relaxation can visit Breeze Spa, which offers a pampering range of beauty and wellness therapies.

Amari Galle – Sri Lanka

523c Colombo – Galle Main Rd, Galle
SRI LANKA
Tel: +94 912 030 500
www.amari.com/galle-srilanka

Bluewater Resorts

Bluewater Resorts, a Filipino-owned group of resorts, showcase the best of Filipino culture and modern luxuries.

Bluewater Maribago

A lush seven-hectare tropical paradise, Bluewater Maribago is only 10 kilometres from the Mactan Cebu International Airport. The resort is one of only 10 ASEAN Green Hotels in the Philippines for its sustainable and green hotel practices. A range of well-appointed accommodation offers all the comforts of home. Choose from luxurious Royal Bungalows, located on the beachfront, quaint and cosy native-styled Deluxe Rooms, and Spa Suites, which are perfect for those who want to unwind and indulge in spa treatments.

Be spoiled for choice with an impressive range of restaurants and bars where each meal is uniquely prepared using the freshest ingredients. Allegro Restaurant offers al fresco dining by the pool with an a la carte and buffet menu, nightly themed dinners and cultural performances. The Cove is a seafood restaurant that offers panoramic views of the sea, and next-door is the popular Oyster Bar. Delfino’s serves authentic Italian, while Amuma Juice Bar is the place for something light and nourishing to complement Amuma Spa’s relaxing therapies.

Discover bliss at Amuma Spa with a range of wellness and beauty treatments that incorporate ancient and modern therapies from Visayan-Filipino, Asian and Western cultures. Explore multiple ways to have fun with an abundance of activities available, including jetskiing, scuba diving, windsurfing, paddleboating, sailing, kayaking, snorkelling, island hopping, and fishing excursions.

From hosting conventions to informal social gatherings of friends and business associates, Bluewater Maribago has a range of facilities and services to meet your requirements.

Bluewater Sumilon

The only hotel on the island, Bluewater Sumilon Island Resort is ideal for those seeking complete privacy and relaxation. The luxury private island resort is surrounded by crystal clear blue waters and has direct access to a white sand beach and an adjoining coral reef beach. The island remains one of Cebu’s best-kept secrets and is found on the southeastern tip of the mainland, 125 kilometres from Cebu City.

Deluxe and Premier Deluxe rooms are well-appointed and offer private verandas with sea views. One-bedroom and Family Villas offer secluded havens nestled above the cliffs of the island with picture-perfect views of the ocean and neighbouring islands, and come complete with a private dipping pool. Experience the raw beauty of nature with the resort’s eco-friendly glamping options. The experience offers spacious pre-pitched, air-conditioned tents with electricity and accessibility. Glamping guests also have the opportunity to learn basic bushcraft activities and life skills such as primitive cooking, knife care and fire-making from the experienced camp masters. The Pavilion is the main dining outlet on the island and Pulo Restaurant offers a sumptuous blend of local and international cuisine. The Cliff Bar provides a range of refreshing cocktail concoctions and other beverages; it is the perfect place to unwind.

The island beckons you to indulge in its crystal clear waters and dive into the vibrant sanctuary beneath. Snorkelling is a great way to view aquatic life. Enjoy a picnic, walk along the beach or kayak through the natural lagoon teeming with high mangroves. Dolpo Kids Club offers endless fun and activities for children aged 3-11.

Bluewater Panglao

Embrace the charm of island living at Bluewater Panglao, a luxurious escape that honours Bohol’s natural beauty. Nestled on an island with white-sand beaches, pristine waters and marine sanctuaries, the resort’s Filipino architecture and design complement Bohol’s culture, inherent warm hospitality and eco-focused initiatives. Spacious, elegant guestrooms surround the main swimming pool. The one and two-bedroom villas are perfect options for couples and come complete with a private dipping pool. The Family Loft is spread over two-storeys offering plenty of space. All accommodation features thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort.

The hotel’s pool, garden, private beach, are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Amuma Spa celebrates the warmth and gracious pampering that the Filipinos are known for. Here you can indulge and experience a delightful blend of spa services that incorporates ancient and modern therapies from Visayan-Filipino, Asian and Western cultures. The in-house Aplaya Restaurant serves a fusion of local and Asian cuisines, while the poolside bar offers a variety of beverages and light snacks.

Bluewater Resorts’ ongoing BlueCARES program ensures the health and safety of guests, employees, and its surrounding community in response to the fast-changing conditions presented by COVID-19. BlueCARES implements effective measures to contain virus spread, such as screening and appropriate health protocols, hospitalgrade cleaning solutions, safe food handling and preparation, and technological innovation for contact-reduced procedures. Room cleaning standards and hospital-grade sanitising methods were developed with ARC Hospitals. Additional protocols the resort has adopted is a less physical, more personal guest service. This includes contact-reduced check-in procedures, online payment platforms and web-based services. As an added layer of safety, ARC Hospitals can provide ready ambulance and medical services to expertly handle any medical emergencies.

Bluewater Resorts

Room 704 Cityland Herrera Tower,
Rufino corner Valero Streets, Salcedo Village, Makati City 1227
PHILIPPINES
Tel: +63 2 817 5751 / 887 1348
www.bluewater.com.ph

Power Snorkeling

Power through crystal blue waters and discover an underwater paradise with Power SnorkelingTM.

Power SnorkelingTM is a wonderful and exciting way to discover the wonders under the sea. This original trademarked watersport program, not just an activity or a catchy name, Power SnorkelingTM is the real deal that franchises operators to provide the best comprehensive snorkelling experience.

The ultimate snorkel experience that the whole family can enjoy, Power SnorkelingTM gets you the most out of your energy, time and dollar. Currently operating in Fiji from Whale’s Tale Cruises, the excursion will take you to a pristine, private island aboard a magnificent 100-foot schooner equipped with a dining area, fullystocked bar, and a sunset deck on top.

These all electric eco-powered handheld seascooters are top of the line and easy to use. The eco-friendly scooters effortlessly power you through the water, bringing you closer to the underwater action. Discover an underwater paradise like never before as you cruise along side colourful coral, fish, and other marine life.

Guests and their families are guided with care for two 40-minute sessions (one before lunch and one after lunch) by trained guides with rescue credentials and a keen sense of appreciation of the marine environment. Power Snorkeling guides are also qualified dive instructors or dive masters so you are in capable and safe hands.
Part of the equipment that you take out is a HD action camera that shoots video as well as still pictures and stores them on a SD card which you get to keep when your tour is done. Only the guest has the photos/videos they take. An 8GB Class 10 Micro SD Card with adapter is given as part of the program and each memory card is printed with www.powersnorkeling.com as a keepsake.

Reviews are testament to the popularity of this must-do experience.

“The trip was great from start to finish. The staff were so helpful and made the trip relaxing and fun. We did the power snorkeling and wow,
it was definatly worth it!” -Samantha P, September 2019 TripAdvisor

“Our highlight was the POWER SNORKELLING. Thank you VICTOR. Victor was our guide for the power snorkelling. I cannot be more grateful to him. He made this trip and the experience worth remembering.” -Dr Abhijit Das, August 2019 TripAdvisor

Come zoom the reefs and capture your memories with Power SnorkelingTM!

Power Snorkeling

P.O. Box 9582
Nadi Airport Post,
Nadi FIJI
Tel: +679 7897 0500
Email: [email protected]
http://www.powersnorkeling.com

Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay

Discover your own tropical paradise at Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay

Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay, known for being the only property on Fiji’s mainland to offer overwater villas, is nestled on the secluded Momi Bay on the western coast of Fiji’s main island, Viti Levu. The upscale resort is a smooth 45-minute drive from Nadi International Airport and is within easy reach of Nadi Town and Denarau Island.

Surrounded by tropical vegetation, the resort features a striking design centred around a man-made lagoon, offering every guest a water view. Guests can swim in the lagoon’s turquoise waters or enjoy direct access to a sandy, palm-fringed beach.

The resort was recently awarded Best New Over-Water Resort by Sydney Morning Herald and was featured in 52 places to go in 2018 by the New York Times. Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay has also earned the Vacations by Marriott 2018 Performance Award for Hotel of the Year – Asia Pacific.

The spectacular resort welcomes travellers with great accommodation options including 136 contemporary Deluxe Rooms,114 luxurious Bure Villas, and 22 unique Over-Water Bure Villas with direct lagoon access. All rooms and bure villas come with a private balcony or terrace and extensive views of the pool, lagoon or ocean.

Begin your morning in Fiji with an invigorating breakfast at Goji Kitchen before soaking up the sun on the Coral Coast. Nearby points of interest include Cloudbreak, Natadola Beach and world class diving.

Relax by one of three large swimming pools including an adults-only infinity pool with panoramic ocean views, main pool with swim-up bar, and kids pool. Rejuvenate with a wellness treatment at Quan Spa or enjoy the resort’s extensive watersport activities, while younger guests are well taken care of at the Turtles Kids’ Club offering fun filled supervised indoor and outdoor activities.

Choose from three restaurants and bars offering distinctive local and international cuisine. Complemented with Marriott’s thoughtful service, each venue provides a dynamic dining experience.

For destination weddings or business groups, Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay offers modern and flexible meeting and event spaces, integrated with state-of-the-art audio visual technology, supported by a team of culinary professionals.

Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay

Savusavu Road, Momi Bay,
Nadi FIJI Tel: +679 670 7000
Email: [email protected]
http://www.fijimarriott.com

Ramada Resort Port Vila

Discover your perfect island getaway.

Ramada Resort Port Vila is a full-service beachfront resort overlooking the Erakor Lagoon, just minutes from downtown Port Vila.

Offering 80 self-contained rooms with panoramic lagoon views, this prime resort is ideal for couples looking for a quality getaway, families, and conferences and retreats.

For a comfortable home-away-from-home for a short or long stay, choose from a selection of studios, Junior Suites and two-bedroom apartments. Each offers a modern, spacious self-contained room with a balcony and is outfitted with the latest Wi-Fi technology, airconditioning and a fully-equipped kitchenette.

The large Two-Bedroom Apartments are perfect for a family or couples travelling together. With two separate bedrooms, each with its own bathroom you’ll be assured of privacy whilst having a communal lounge area and kitchen with hot plates, microwave and dishwasher, which allows you independence and flexibility. The apartments also include a washer/dryer and large balcony with exceptional views.

The resort provides great amenities for a relaxing stay in paradise. Take a dip in the outdoor pool, get a workout in at the on-site fitness centre, treat yourself to a relaxing massage or beauty treatment at the spa, and dine on delicious South Pacific cuisine.

Overlooking Erakor Lagoon, Akiriki Restaurant offers an oceanian blend of flavours influenced from Melanesia and Polynesia with a French flair showcasing the finest produce in Vanuatu.

The Sports bar with large screen TVs show games from all around the world matched by cool refreshing beverages and a casual snack menu. Or head to The Lounge bar for a relaxing elegant and tranquil space with fantastic views of over the lagoon. Meet up with friends for afternoon tea or a pre-dinner drink as you relax overlooking Erakor lagoon.

If you’re hosting a meeting or celebration, you can book spacious conference rooms or the ballroom which can accommodate up to 100 guests.

For the adventurous at heart, there is plenty to do nearby. Get your adrenaline pumping with activities such as zip lining, jet skiing, parasailing, and scuba diving, or head into Port Vila to visit markets and shops and learn about the local culture.

Ramada Resort Port Vila

Erakor Lagoon Paray,
Port Vila
VANUATU 000000
Tel: 800 854 9517

www.ramadaresort.com.vu

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

At Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, luxury and nature go hand-in-hand.

Exuding a modern Hawaiian elegance and spectacular beachfront locale, the resort is situated on 17 beachfront acres on Anaeho’omalu Bay. Noted for calm waters and iconic sunsets, be welcomed with gracious Hawaiian-style service and world-class amenities on the Kohala Coast.

Settle in to spacious luxury at Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. This oceanfront hotel offers newly updated, residential-style studios, or enhance your stay with upgraded accommodations in the secluded Na Hale Wing’s one- and two-bedroom suites. Begin your day with a workout at the fitness centre, spend the afternoon lounging by the infinity pool, summoning cold drinks to your side. There’s a pool reserved for children and a full-service Mandara Spa just for you.

The Hawaii Calls Restaurant & Lounge serves fine American and Pacific Rim cuisine, or treat yourself to the flavours of the local area at the new coffee and cocktail restaurant concept, Aka‘ula Lanai. Celebrate the distinctive culture of Waikoloa Beach and the Kohala Coast at Sunset Luau. Every Monday and Wednesday, the resort hosts a quintessential luau-style evening under the stars with Hawaiian food, live music and dancing.

Waikoloa provides a variety of recreational activities for adventurers and leisure travellers alike. Ocean activities include scuba diving, snorkelling and catamaran rides. Enjoy multiple pools, a wide variety of beach activities, spa, tennis, and two championship golf courses which offer stunning views and thrilling challenges for weekend enthusiasts and more serious players. Immaculate fairways snake through black lava fields and around water hazards to undulating greens and its oceanfront 12th hole features jaw-dropping views of humpback whales and the neighbour islands.

The resort accommodates a variety of events of any size and occasion. From intimate gatherings on the beach grounds fronting Anaeho’omalu Bay, to large functions in the 12,000 square-foot Naupaka Ballroom, associates will help coordinate every aspect of the event, including room reservations, transportation, catering, technical and audiovisual support, menu and theme event planning, recreational activities and special VIP arrangements.

The Big Island of Hawaii offers a variety of year-round activities, including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Puu Honua O Honaunau, National Park, Waipio Valley, Kailua-Kona deep-sea fishing, and Mauna Kea Observatory Visitor Center.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa

69-275 Waikoloa
Beach Drive,
Waikoloa Beach,
HAWAII 96738 USA
Tel: +1 808 886 6789

www.marriott.com

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