Featured Hotels for February
Apricot Hotel is the newest luxury hotel in Hanoi. This 5-star property’s richly appointed interiors are inspired by Vietnam’s exotic cultural heritage. The lobby, restaurants, corridors and guestrooms are all lined with elegant artwork and original paintings.
Located in front of Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake, the guest room balconies overlook the scenic tree-lined lake, one of the best views in Hanoi. An alternative option to this hotel is the Hanoi de l’Opera located only a few blocks away.
Inspected by our Laos country manager, Chris Gramsch, this 5-star property is the newest of the private villas by Kiridara Hotel. Overlooking the Mekong River, the view from the infinity pool is fabulous. There are two detached villas, the villa at the front with loft style is suggested for honeymooner or couple and another one can accommodate up to 6 people. Both of them are beautifully inspired by traditional Lao architecture.
Special features include private butler service, chef on demand housekeeper, 24 hours security guard and the use of bicycles to explore the beautiful temples, cafes and boutique shopping of Luang Prabang.
This 5-star boutique villa hotel is located in rural Siem Reap only a 10-minute drive from town. The luxurious villas are traditional Khmer houses in a garden setting with a beautiful pool and excellent food and beverage options. Some of the villas are original teak wood houses more than 100 years old.
Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and their entire film crew from Los Angeles are staying here to film a movie based on the true story of a family’s survival during the Khmer Rouge.
Hpa An Lodge
The bungalow rooms of this new accommodation combine authentic Kayin design with a warm degree of comfort and charm. Located at the foot of Mount Zwekapin, the entire lodge is nestled within natural surroundings that offer soft adventure excursions around the fascinating limestone formations of this area of Myanmar.
The lodge’s restaurant serves a small select menu with specialties of the East and West. The manager is happy to recommend to guests a fine bottle of wine to enjoy with their dinner and the fresh air of the evening.
This luxury boutique hotel in Galle is a piece of paradise with views overlooking the pristine Sri Lankan coastline and the Indian Ocean. Set in the middle of a cinnamon plantation and landscaped gardens, this hotel offers charming colonial style suites, each of which is equipped with a full kitchen, infinity pool and Jacuzzi.
Villa Mayurana also features elegant dining, superior spa treatments and a fitness center. Guests can also tour the plantation where cinnamon is grown and harvested.
Located in the center of Chiang Mai, Aruntara Riverside Boutique Hotel was inspected by Ms. Kanyaporn (Jane), Khiri Travel Product Executive. It is a small but comfortable accommodation with a swimming pool and an open-air restaurant nearby the river.
This 4-star property’s design inspiration is a mix of British colonial and traditional Lanna style featuring handcrafted teak columns and spacious vaulted ceilings. The Tamarind Hotel is an alternative option if this hotel is unavailable.
Gonzalo, our Bali branch manager, inspected this historical, grand hotel located in Surabaya, Java’s second city after Jakarta. Built in 1910 by the same owners as the Raffles in Singapore and the Strand in Burma, this beautiful art deco hotel is a must see for those who want to experience the luxury of old world charm and attentive service.
This 5-star property is a destination in itself. Set in the heart of the city, it is also an ideal spot from which to explore a different era of Java.