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

Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa

Surrounded by lush hills, tropical plantations and the Andaman Sea, Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa is a showstopper located in a sun-kissed spot, only four minutes from the exclusive Dream Beach Club.

Social and trendy with a dash of local flare, the interiors of Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa are nothing short of stunning. A selection of 172 luxurious guestrooms, suites and villas each feature spacious, modern design and thoughtful amenities. Be spoiled for choice, from private pools and fully-equipped kitchens to rain showers and freestanding bathtubs.

Whether you’re in the mood to relax poolside, hang out at the beach, or enjoy some private time in the comfort of ultra-modern accommodation, Dream Phuket has everything you desire.

You don’t have to look far for true relaxation. Achieve inner and outer peace at the on-site spa and salon, Sanctuary Spa. The spa offers a diverse menu of therapies based on the five elements – earth, wind, water, wood and metal. Holistic and pampering treatments from deep tissue massages, aloe wraps, spice scrubs and Ayurvedic treats, to manicure and pedicure services will put the pep in your step in no time.

Trilogy, the signature restaurant tempts and charms with the daily international breakfast, all-day dining and a menu of epicurean delights for dinner. Live vicariously through the theatre-style kitchen as world-class chefs sauté and flambé to satisfy your every craving.

Clean, contemporary textures such as natural wood and stone complement lush greenery surrounding a sparkling pool. The swimup pool bar, sun loungers and breezy private cabanas make lounging in style an effortless affair. From Vu, the rooftop bar and infinity pool, take in the breathtaking panoramic view of the surrounding lush hill views.

A four-minute drive away on Layan beachfront is Dream Beach Club, the hottest place to be and be seen. A beach club like no other, this multi-storey escape will unleash your wild side at electric nightclub events and seductive daytime pool parties. A Void Acoustics Sound System delivers unrivalled beats for international house and dance music legends such as the Ministry of Sound, Hed Kandi and Soul Heaven. This is the next best thing to paradise itself. Come live the dream like never before.

Dream Phuket Hotel & Spa

11/7 Moo 6, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket, 83110
THAILAND
Tel: +66 76 609 898
Email: [email protected]
www.dreamhotels.com/phuket

The Racha

Sublimely set on Batok Beach, on the island of Racha Yai, discover a premier deluxe island hideaway where guests can balance body, mind and spirit in an environmentally friendly space.

Guests arriving at Phuket airport are whisked away in a limousine to The Racha’s Chalong Bay Lounge for check-in. Then it’s on-board one of the resort’s speedboats for a 30-minute ride to the island with postcard-perfect views of azure waters and a powdery-white coral sand beach.

Spread over 20 acres of verdant tropical grounds and built in harmony with the environment, The Racha’s 85 serene whitewashed villas are available in eight categories, and provide every creature comfort. All accommodation features private terraces, spacious bathrooms, openair rain showers, indoor/outdoor daybeds, and are equipped with the latest in multimedia entertainment. Pool Villa guests can luxuriate in ozonated (not chlorinated) water.

The Lighthouse is one of the world’s most unique living spaces. This superb five-story structure offers a light-filled living room, which leads out to a sun-drenched pool. Two exquisite master bedrooms are located on the two lowest floors, both with gorgeous bathrooms and jacuzzi tubs. There are also two single rooms on the third and fourth floor, which share an outdoor landscaped bathroom on the ground floor. Atop The Lighthouse, a magnificent observation lounge with 360-degree views of Racha Yai and the Andaman Sea is the place to contemplate life from a higher perspective.

The Racha has restaurants to suit all tastes. The all-day dining, contemporary Earth Cafe hosts an expansive breakfast buffet complete with sparkling wine. Seating is indoors or al fresco with sublime views of the bay. The romantic Fire Grill, by the resort’s stunning infinity pool, plates up Mediterranean fare indoors or under the stars. For a beach vibe, there’s the casual Sunset Restaurant right by the sand. In the evening, this is the go-to place for the catch of the day, barbequed just right. Fresh greens are delivered daily to all dining establishments from the resort’s hydroponic farm.

The five-star dive centre provides personalised scuba instruction and trips to the Andaman Sea’s most beautiful sites. The watersports centre assists guests with guided land and sea exploration, sports and craft classes. Also not to be missed are the exquisite treatments at the world-renowned Anumba Spa.

The Racha

Batok Bay, Koh Racha Yai, 44, Rawai,
Mueang Phuket District, 83100
THAILAND
Tel: +66 76 355 455
Email: [email protected]
www.theracha.com

COMO Point Yamu

COMO Point Yamu is located at the tip of Cape Yamu in Phuket with 360-degree views across the Andaman Sea.

This luxury resort anticipates your every need with first-class service, modern facilities, and COMO’s welcoming staff that will anticipate your every need and provide seamless access to Point Yamu’s many cultural and marine-based riches.

Contemporary accommodation includes 79 rooms and suites, as well as 27 private villas. The interiors of each room have been crafted by Italian designer, Paola Navone to reflect the oceanside setting with accents of blue and offset by cool white and grey Sino-patterned tiles and floor-to-ceiling windows framing spectacular views.

All rooms are equipped with plush king-size beds with Egyptian cotton, air-conditioning, a private bar, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite televisions, COMO Shambhala bathroom amenities and complimentary Wi-Fi internet connection.

COMO Point Yamu offers some of the best dining in Phuket. Poolside, La Sirena serves fresh Italian cuisine all day, as well as healthy, flavour-rich COMO Shambhala Cuisine. Nahmyaa uses Southern Thai food as inspiration, while the Aqua Bar serves inventive cocktails.

Physical wellbeing can be nurtured at COMO Shambhala Retreat, offering a full range of holistic treatments and massages that take place in mosaic-tiled treatment rooms with expansive ocean views. There’s also a fully-equipped gym and steam rooms.

The active guest is catered for through a range of experiences, including diving, snorkelling, island hopping, bike trips, cooking classes, Thai boxing classes and more.

For guests who want to escape the mainland bustle, COMO Beach Club, set on a tropical island off the east coast of Phuket, is just a 40-minute ride away. Guests can make the most of the oceanside setting with a number of watersports available, including kayaking and windsurfing, or find quietude with massage treatments in salas.

Staff at COMO Point Yamu can provide a highly customised level of service combined with gourmet culinary offerings. They can arrange the entire event, from attending to the details from flowers to music and a seafood feast overlooking Phang Nga Bay. There are three meeting rooms for sit-down or standing cocktail events, and a courtyard that can accommodate up to 150 people.

COMO Point Yamu

225 Moo 7, Talang, Paklok, Phuket 83110
THAILAND
Tel: +66 76 360 100
Email: [email protected]
www.comohotels.com/pointyamu

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

The Barracks Hotel

Discover a heritage hideaway, steeped in timeless romance at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa.

Once a British artillery outpost, the hotel now transports world-weary wanderers to the golden age of travel, when travel was– and still is– a stylish art form, filled with marvel, romance and discovery.

Accommodation is brimming with Old World charm and luxe sophistication with dark wood grains, warm brass and leatheraccented furnishing. The craftsmanship is expressed here in the skilful interweaving of nostalgic charm and modern refinement. Seal in a good night’s rest amidst plush cotton, vintage curios and soothing shades of forest green and ochre. All guests have access to a personalised Equerry Service, ensuring round-the-clock service for a seamless stay.

Each day presents endless opportunities. Discover more on the history of the hotel and Sentosa on the complimentary heritage tour. The lap pool provides an idyllic setting to soak in the warmth of the sun, or the expansive pool deck at the adjacent Village Hotel features four uniquely themed pools: the Pamukkale Pool, the Adventure Pool studded with hangout pods, the restful Lazy River and the Children’s Play Pool.

Perfect your swing at the world-class International Golf Academy, or enjoy the magnificent vistas of downtown Singapore. For an unforgettable evening, coast along on a 22-sail luxury vessel while enjoying dinner and live music.

A culinary adventure awaits with a selection of dining options to suit even the most discerning tastebuds. Guests have exclusive access to The Living Room, where breakfast, all-day refreshments, afternoon tea, evening cocktails and canapes are served. Native Kitchen offers all-day dining serving islander cuisine. The Royal Taj presents a sumptuous regal feast prepared with age-old Indian recipes. table65’s award-winning, open kitchen design eschews the formality of a typical fine dining restaurant. 1-V:U Restaurant and Day Club, Sentosa’s first and only rooftop lifestyle destination, serves up perfectly smoked and grilled platters of meats. On the Pool Deck, Happy Camper is a vintage Volkswagen food truck that provides a quick stop for refreshments and iced drinks. Supply Depot offers quick grab-and-go options for those on the move.

Prepare for a unique gastronomic journey at CURATE, Asia’s first dedicated restaurant showcasing the Michelin Star experience. Savour the freshest of seafood cuisine with a touch of Asian flair at the underwater aquarium dining venue, Ocean Restaurant.

The Barracks Hotel

2 Gunner Lane, Palawan Ridge,
Sentosa Island, 099567 SINGAPORE
Tel: +65 6881 8888
Email: [email protected]
www.thebarrackshotel.com.sg

Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa

Discover a delightful mix of warm Fijian hospitality and relaxed luxury at Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or a fun-packed family break, at Hilton Fiji, you’ll experience the perfect holiday in a simply breathtaking setting.

Sheer indulgence
Immerse yourself in stunning beach surroundings. Accommodation incorporates stunning, spacious interiors with an elegant blend of luxury, modernity and natural harmony. Designed with comfort and convenience in mind, every room offers a private beachfront terrace or balcony, floor-to-ceiling windows and modern amenities including high-speed internet access.

Studio rooms are the ideal couples’ retreat, or upgrade to the extra space and facilities of the one to three-bedroom villas with separate lounges, self-contained kitchens and private barbecues.

A paradise of sun, sea and sand, enjoy a complete resort experience, with everything right here for you. The award-winning Pevonia Spa provides the perfect sanctuary to unwind, escape stress and rejuvenate the body, mind and soul with a range of treatments inspired from traditional Fijian customs.

Take a dip in one of seven pools, or stroll along 1.5 kilometres of private beachfront while your little ones are guaranteed to have a great time at the Kids Club, leaving you free to enjoy a well-deserved break. Adrenalin filled activities include jet skiing, parasailing, waterskiing, fishing and scuba diving. Tennis courts and a worldclass golf course are just five minutes away. Enjoy easy access to Port Denarau Marina’s shopping, dining and entertainment, day cruises to the outer island and tours to the Garden of the Sleeping Giant and Sigatoka River Safari.

Innovative dining options
Beachfront restaurants offer a wide range of mouth-watering cuisines to choose from. Nuku, inspired by the flavours of Fiji offers local and international delicacies, while Maravu offers Asian specialties. Sample a gourmet pizza, specialty breads and cakes or an espresso on the patio at the deli. If you prefer to stay in, most rooms come with their own kitchen and outdoor barbecue with meats and accompaniments available from the deli.

However you decide to spend your time at Hilton Fiji Beach Resort & Spa, you’ll always enjoy the famously warm Fijian service.

Hilto Fiji Beach Resort & Spa

Hilton Fiji Beach
Resort & Spa,
Denarau Island
FIJI
Tel: +679 675 6800
Email: [email protected]
www.hiltonfijibeachresort.com

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