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11 NEW Resorts Near Singapore From $65/Night For Getaways Of All Budgets In 2018

New holiday resorts in Southeast Asia

New resorts in Asia

If you’ve managed to make it this far in 2018 with your leave balance intact, congrats! It’s time to turn all your daydreaming about a vacation into a reality.

There are already plenty of unique resorts and hotels near Singapore, but here are 11 brand new resorts that recently popped up in Southeast Asia just hours away from our shores.

– Under $100 –

1. Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali, Indonesia – from $81/night

Villas with private pools

Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali Room

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Spend a night at the Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali, and you’ll be treated to a great view in the morning. The resort is surrounded by lush greenery, and all of the rooms come with their own balcony.

Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali Villa

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If you’re thinking of going for more spacious accomodation, the couple villas here start at just $289. Plus, they all come with their own private pools, perfect for taking a romantic dip together in.

Wyndham Dreamland Resort Bali
Address: Kawasan Pecatu Indah, Jl. Pantai Dreamland, Pecatu, Kuta Selatan, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80364, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 361 4463900
Rates: From $81/night

2. Harris Resort Barelang, Indonesia – from $65/night

ATV rides and movies under the stars

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From sofa lounges scattered around the resort, to beanbags and swings on the beach, the Harris Resort Barelung has plenty of cosy spots to chill at. There’s even a waterfront bayhouse that can be booked as a wedding chapel.

Harris Resort Barelang

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The resort is tucked away on a beachfront that’s about a 30 minute drive from the city on Batam. But there’s plenty in the resort itself to keep you occupied, from ATV rides to movie screenings under the stars.

Harris Resort Barelang ATV

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Harris Resort Barelung
Address: Jl. KH.Ahmad Dahlan, Waterfront City, Tanjung Riau, Batam City, Riau Islands 29422, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 778 381888
Rates: From $65/night

3. DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang, Malaysia – from $85/night

Family-friendly retreat with a teddy bear museum

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang Room

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It’s not always easy to keep the little ones occupied while on vacation, but the DoubleTree Resort in Penang has got you covered. Their exclusive Kid’s Club has free entry for all children, and the enthusiastic staff here will be happy to host your children all day with activities like ukulele lessons.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang Kids Club

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The rooms here are comfortable and cosy, and you’ll be welcomed with warm cookies and a slice of cake when you check in.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang Kids ClubDoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang

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The resort is also home to the TeddyVille Museum, which holds the largest collection of teddy bears in Malaysia. The teddies here come from various nations and eras, and you can even make one of your own to bring home.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
Address: 56, Jalan Low Yat, Puncak Ria, 11100 Batu Ferringhi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Telephone:+60 4-892 8000
Rates: From $85/night

– Under $150 –

4. Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort, Thailand  – from $122/night

With free activities like umbrella painting and fruit carving

Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort Room

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The Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort has been certified as a purely vegetarian hotel. But whether you eat meat or not, the mouthwatering bites here are a treat. From crisp mushroom burgers to curry herb tofus, the dishes here are a unique take on vegetarian cuisine.

Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort Food

Crispy vegetarian spring rolls
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You can even learn the secrets of their vegetarian cuisine yourself, by signing up for the resorts cooking lessons. There’s also a host of other free activities like towel origami, fruit carving and umbrella painting, and the resort is only a 5-minute walk from the Tae Pae gate of Chiang Mai’s famous Old City.

Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort

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But if you just feel like chilling out, go ahead and lounge in your comfortable room and read a book by the cosy balcony!

Away Chiang Mai Thapae Resort
Address: 9 Soi 1 Kotchasarn Road, Chang Klan, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Telephone: +66 53 904 974
Rates: From $122/night

5. Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas, Thailand – from $134/night

Beachside villas with yoga sessions

Sunset Coast Samui Resort & Villas Room

Villa interior
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Sunset Coast Samui Resort and Villas’s basic rooms already offer great views of the sea, but you’ll want to go for one of their seaside villas ($247/night), which come with their own pools and terraces.

Sunset Coast Samui Resort and Villas

Private villa pool
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There’s lots to do outside too – the hotel organises its own beach yoga sessions, and you can do activities like rainforest zip lining and kayaking nearby.

Sunset Coast Samui Resort and Villas Bathroom

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Sunset Coast Samui Resort and Villas
Address: 53/5 Moo 4, Phang Ka, Taling Ngam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Telephone: +66 77 485 299
Rates: From $134/night

– Under $300 –

6. Cassia Bintan, Indonesia – from $159/night

Clean lofts with in-room mookata

Cassia Bintan lobby

From the moment you walk into reception, Cassia Bintan already feels different from every other resort out there. Their lobby has a games corner with foosball, darts and board games, as well as a mini market stocked with drinks and food so you won’t have to go hunting for a convenience store outside.

Cassia Bintan lobby

The rooms here all come with modern designs. If you’re planning a group getaway, go for one of their lofts. Each one comes with a cosy second floor and a patio where you can hire your own BBQ pit.

Cassia Bintan Dining

In case the resort itself isn’t secluded enough for you, just a five-minute ride away is a private kelong which you can dine at. The seafood here is freshly caught, and we’d recommend that you visit in the evening, so that you can enjoy the sunset from the middle of the sea.

Cassia Bintan mookata

But if you’re the type that’s too lazy to leave the room, you can choose to have a piping hot mookata right there. Just pick out the ingredients you like at the lobby marketplace, and request the steamboat-and-grill equipment at the counter.

Cassia Bintan
Address: Jalan Teluk Berembang Laguna Bintan Resorts, Kepulauan Riau 29155, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 770 693111
Rates: From $159/night

7. Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu, Indonesia – from $203/night

Rustic resort with an infinity pool

Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu Room

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The Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu has a simple, almost rustic charm to its rooms that’s also incredibly luxurious at the same time.

Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu

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The resort has an infinity pool and various eateries of its own, including a healthy juice bar outside the spa. But if you’re heading out for a bite, Radisson Blu also happens to be located near various local bars and restaurants, so there’s plenty to choose from.

Radisson Blu Bali Uluwatu
Address: JI Pemutih, Pecatu, Kuta Sel., Pecatu, Bali 80364, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 361 3008888
Rates: From $203/night

8. The Residence Bintan, Indonesia – from $279/night

Personal infinity pools leading out to a beach

The Residence Bintan Room

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The Residence Bintan is the perfect place to score some bonus points with bae. You can book a private dinner-for-two in a variety of secluded spots, including the beach, the garden or even in the comfort of your own villa. A private chef will craft the menu, and the meal will be served by a personal butler.

The Residence Bintan Dinner

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The beachfront villas here come with private infinity pools and direct access to the beach. Getting around the place is a breeze too, since buggy services and bike rentals are all provided completely free of charge for guests.

The Residence Bintan Dinner

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The Residence Bintan
Address: Kampung Galang Batang, RT.005/RW.003, Gn. Kijang, Kabupaten Bintan, Kepulauan Riau 29153, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 778 6000888
Rates: From $279

9. Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa, Thailand – from $167/night

Pool access rooms

Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa Room

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If you’re someone who enjoys going for frequent dips every time you’re on vacation, book one of Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa’s pool access rooms, which lead directly to the main pool.

Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa

Poolside bar
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Come night, grab a drink at the Pebble Bar and Grill, and you’ll be treated to a refreshing sea breeze as well as a view of the gulf of Thailand.

Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa Pebbles Bar

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If you find yourself in need of some pampering, the resort has its own steam room, plunge pools and variety of treatments, including facials and massages. They even hold massage lessons so you can pick up a thing or two yourself.

Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa
Address: 9/9 Moo 3, Na Jomtien, Pattaya City, Sattahip District, 20250, Thailand
Telephone: +66 38 259 099
Rates: From $167/night

10. Como Uma Canggu, Indonesia – from $289/night

Penthouses with private pools

Como Uma Canggu Penthouse

COMO penthouse
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The rooms at Como Uma Canggu all have sleek designs that make them look like they came right out of a luxury penthouse magazine.

Como Uma Canggu Pool

Penthouse with its own pool facing the Indian Ocean
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The resort is also home to a beach club, and the view from its outdoor deck is consistently amazing throughout the day. The interior of the beach club has a punchy design too, and there’s a great variety of food there.

Como Uma Canggu

View from the outdoor deck of the beach club
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For the more adventurous folks out there, the resort also offers to take you on surfing lessons and biking trails through terrain like rice fields and volcanic slopes.

Como Uma Canggu
Address: Jalan Pantai Batu Mejan, Echo Beach, Canggu, Kabupaten Badung, Bali 80361, Indonesia
Telephone: +62 361 3022228
Rates: From $289/night

11. Ayana Komodo Resort, Indonesia – from $298/night

Secluded Island escape with dolphin-watching tours

For those looking make a luxurious escape in the later half of the year, Ayanan Komodo Resort will be opening its doors in September. The rooms here look squeaky clean and elegant, and all of them offer stunning views of the sea.

Ayana Komodo Resort Room

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The resort might be located on a relatively uninhabited island, but there’s plenty to do here. Those curious about the exotic wildlife nearby can expect guided tours in komodo dragon habitats, dolphin watching trips and wild bat sightings, and adrenaline junkies can try their hand at scuba diving.

The resort also has a sailing ship of its own, which can actually be hired. The traditional phinisi ship comes with 9 bedrooms and can fit up to 18 guests.

Ayana Komodo Resort

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The best part about this place is that if you reserve a room before the resort makes its opening in September, you’ll get 20% off your bookings!

Ayanan Komodo Resort
Address: AYANA Komodo Resort, Waecicu Beach Pantai Waecicu, Labuan Bajo, Komodo, Manggarai Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur 86554
Telephone: +62 361 702222
Rates: From $298/night

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