Most Luxurious Hotels in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia is known for its rich culture and vibrant diversity. When it comes to luxury, most will think that this region pales in comparison to the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles, New York and Paris.
Here, we prove you wrong with a list of 15 most luxurious hotels in Southeast Asia. If you’re looking to travel in utmost comfort while exploring our beautiful region, these hotels pamper you with only the best of the best, making that gaping hole in your wallet worth it.
1. Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
Situated in picturesque Ninh Hoa, every villa in Six Senses Ninh Van Bay offers stunning views of the rocky coast and the East Vietnam Sea. Each villa also comes with a private plunge pool and a butler committed to serving you 24/7.
Ditch the usual tourist spots like Phuket, and plan your next romantic getaway here.
Price: From $1,092/night
2. Mulia Resort, Bali, Indonesia
The Mulia is located along the bay of Nusa Dua, a haven for adventure junkies who love water sports. There are many operators along the bay who offer everything from banana boating to parasailing.
The architecture of The Mulia is simplistic and elegant, with hints of traditional Balinese design. You can also take a dip in the humongous outdoor pool, creatively lined with huge stone monuments that seem to be ready to come to life and serve you at any moment.
Price: From $734/night
3. The Shore at Katathani, Karon, Thailand
The Shore guarantees a romantic stay that will satisfy all your senses. This resort rests on the far end of Kata Noi Beach, away from the noisy happenings of Patong. For those who love Phuket but need some respite from the craziness, this is the resort for you.
Price: From $598/night
4. The Nam Hai, Vietnam
I can imagine myself gracefully ascending the wooden steps leading to my royal bed, adorned with silky white curtains draped elegantly on all four corners to make me feel even more like a princess.
The Nam Hai’s architecture and design is inspired by the elements of wind and water, as well as the grandeur of the Tu Duc royal tombs of Hue. This resort sits on the stunning coastline of Ha My Beach, and is near the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ho An, My Son and Hue. A stay here is both luxurious and sure to cater to all interests!
Price: From $812/night
5. Belmond La Residence Phou Vao, Laos
Nestled in the peaceful World Heritage town of Luang Prabang, the former capital of Laos, Belmond La Residence promises a vacation of utmost comfort and tranquility. There’s a rustic feel to this place, and the influence of the French is evident in the design and architecture.
Price: From $560/night
6. The Privilege Floor @ Borei Angkor, Cambodia
With her long turbulent history of conflict and internal strife, Cambodia may be the last place on your mind when planning a luxurious holiday. However, hotels like Privilege Floor prove that you cannot judge a place by its past.
With limousine services, grand architecture and exquisite rooms, a stay at Privilege Floor will pamper you to no end. It is also situated just 15 minutes from the airport and Angkor Wat Temple, and 5 minutes from Siem Riep Downtown. Sources say that the Angkor Wat is corroding, so it’s time to make a reservation here and pay it a visit before it turns to dust!
Price: From $308/night
7. Aureum Palace Bagan Hotel, Myanmar
You’ll feel like royalty in the Aureum Palace Bagan Hotel. With Burmese antiques and artefacts adorning the whole property, this hotel nicely incorporates tradition with luxury. The architecture reminds me of grand Burmese pagodas, and the woody rooms are so elegant and rustic.
The hotel is situated within the Bagan Archaeological Preservation Zone, amongst the ancient temples of The Kingdom of Bagan. If you’re a historical traveller wanting to travel in utmost comfort, this is the hotel for you!
Price: From $250/night
8. Siam Kempinski Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Just a 10 min walk away from Siam BTS Station, Siam Kempinski Hotel is an ideal choice if you’re in Bangkok for a shopping trip with your girlfriends. After a long day of eating, bargaining and walking, returning to a hotel like this would be a sight for sore eyes.
The lobby is exquisite, the pool is lovely, and you can pamper yourselves with a Turkish steam bath or a relaxing Thai spa after a tiring day.
Price: From $271/night
9. The Empire Hotel & Country Club, Brunei
Bet you never knew that Brunei could be this grand and beautiful! Facing the clear blue waters of the South China Sea, The Empire Hotel & Country Club offers spectacular views as well as a world-class golf course. With elegant furnishings fit for a king, only money – or lack thereof – is keeping me from making a reservation.
Price: From $267/night
10. Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Source: Mandarin Oriental KL
Mandarin Oriental sits conveniently between the glittering Petronas Twin Towers and the City Centre Park. With beautifully furnished interiors, relaxing spas, a pool and even an indoor golf centre, this hotel is the place to stay the next time you are in KL.
Price: From $293/night
11. The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Singapore
The Fullerton Bay Hotel is near the epicentre of Singapore’s glamorous CBD. Its rooms provide stellar views of our Marina Bay Waterfront, and are tastefully furnished with only the best materials. The next time you and your girlfriends are headed for a girls’ night out, treat yourselves with a staycay in this world-class hotel!
Price: From $606/night
12. Ritz-Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta, Indonesia
The Ritz-Carlton brand name never disappoints. This hotel will pamper you with its saunas, limousine services, valet parking and luxuriously furnished rooms. Just look at that gorgeous bathroom! Oh, what I’d give for a nice warm bubble bath in that elegant marble tub.
It’s just a 5 minute stroll from the bustling commercial area of Mega Kuningan, and free shuttle service is provided.
Price: From $399/night
13. Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa, Philippines
Boracay is fast becoming one of the top holiday choices for Singaporeans. If you are planning your next trip there with no intention of skimping on comfort, you will find your little slice of heaven at Shangri-La.
Lounge on the private beach, have a game of tennis, take a dip in the infinity pool or enjoy the panoramic view of the sparkling turquoise ocean.
Price: From $705/night
14. The Danna Langkawi, Malaysia
Langkawi is one of Malaysia’s many tropical gems. The architecture of The Danna Langkawi is influenced by that of the British colonial era, with a Mediterranean touch. There is a sense of coziness and exoticism when it comes to the design of the rooms, greatly appealing to my taste.
Langkawi has always been a place I wanted to explore, and this hotel just gives me one more reason to do it.
Price: From $337/night
15. Raffles Hotel, Singapore
The iconic Raffles Hotel exudes English elegance with an oriental twist. No attention to detail is spared here, and the intricacy of the interior makes me feel like a part of the upper-class during colonial times.
As their saying goes, “While at Raffles, why not visit Singapore?”
Price: From $845/night
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Your Luxurious Vacation Awaits
Now, it’s time to start saving up to give yourselves a treat! Whether you need inspiration for your next lavish vacay or you’re just here to admire the pretty pictures, we hope this list has managed to satisfy. If we’ve missed any of your favourite luxury hotels, be sure to let us know in the comments below!
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