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Justifiable July Hotels

July 6, 2015 by Khiri Travel | Filed Under: , , , , , , , ,

Take a look at these choice properties inspected and nominated by each of our DMC offices in our seven countries as comfortable accommodations with unique and appealing characteristics.

Bai Tram Hideaway Resort, Phu Yen Province, Vietnam

Where can we find this hotel?

This 4.5 star resort is located on the coast of Vietnam midway between the UNESCO World Heritage town of Hoi An and Nha Trang, Vietnam’s largest seaside holiday destination.

Why do we think it is special?

Bam Tram Hideaway Resort is the perfect place if you are looking for an isolated place to relax. This hotel offers exclusivity and breathtaking landscapes.

What’s it like?

The rooms at the resort are either one or two bedroom villas each with their own private swimming pool. The villas come with ocean views or garden views of the surrounding rice paddy fields. The resort also has a larger infinity pool available to their guests.

 

Secret Garden Bungalows, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Why do we like it?

This 3.5 star property has 15 bungalows and a nice clean swimming pool with a lovely restaurant right on the beach.

What can we do in the surroundings?

Besides relaxing in the fresh ocean breeze, there are lots of watersport activities on the beach such as wind surfing, body boarding and kayaking. This beach is great for couples, families or small groups.

Why do we think it is special?

Located on Otres Beach, an up and coming area in Sihanoukville, these bungalows are the perfect location for people trying to escape the busy life who want an nice clean, uncrowded beach with plenty of space.

 

Pakse Hotel, Pakse, Laos

Where can we find this hotel?

Located in the center of Pakse, this 3-star hotel is within walking distance to the Mekong River and all city facilities.

What’s it like?

The Lao-French owned hotel features 63 rooms and a rooftop restaurant with stunning views over the Mekong. Guests can also enjoy watching the sunset while sipping a cool drink.

What are alternative options to this hotel?

The Athena Hotel is another option when visiting Pakse.

 

Hammock Samui Beach Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand

Where can we find this hotel?

This 3.5-star brand new hotel is located on the clear water of Mae Nam Beach on the north shore of Koh Samui Island.

What’s it like?

The Hammock Samui Beach has 22 private bungalows and a building with another four rooms. The comfortable open-air restaurant fronts the sea and overlooks the sandy beach and the neighboring island of Koh Phangan.

What are alternative options to this hotel?

Baan Talay Resort on Chaweng Beach and Baan Talay Pool Villa are other Samui hotel properties with the same owner.

 

Secret Ella, Uva Province, Sri Lanka

What’s it like?

The Secret Ella is a luxury boutique hotel in the style of plantation bungalows and located in a 10-acre tea garden.

Why do we like it?

This property occupies an elevated location at 1250m above sea level with magnificent views of the famous Nine Arch Bridge.

What are alternative options to this hotel?

A good alternative would be the 98 Acres, which is the same type of luxury boutique hotel with a pool.

 

hotel recommendation - Mesa Stila - Java - Indonesia

Mesa Stila, Java, Indonesia

Where can we find this hotel?

This 5-star property is a hidden gem tucked away in the countryside about 1-hour driving time from the Borobudur Temple complex. Instead of taking the main road to/from Borobudur, visitors can take back roads with views of rice terraces that match Bali, as well as coconut, cassava and papaya plantations.

What are the surroundings like?

The Mesa Stila’s wooden villas are scattered throughout a massive and beautifully landscaped garden. The trees and plants are all labeled with their local and Latin names. Off in the distance are views of nearby volcanoes, Mt. Merapi and Mt Merbabu.

What can we do in the surroundings?

There are daily walks for guests around a coffee plantation, which also grows spices, herbs and fruits. There are also batik classes and cycling or running routes in the surrounding hills.

 

Bagan King Hotel, Mandalay, Myanmar

Why do we think it’s special?

This hotel seems to be misplaced as it features Bagan antique design in the very modern city of Mandalay. The exterior of the building resembles the Bagan hotels with its façade of red brick columns. The beautiful interior design has delicate artwork, frescoes and mural paintings.

Why do we like it?

There are spacious rooms at a reasonable price. Inside the rooms the antique design adds little details like old telephones and bathrooms with brick tiles like one would find in Bagan.

What are the surroundings like?

This 3-star hotel is located in downtown Mandalay nearby the royal palace and some of the best restaurants in town. From the rooftop restaurant, there are also lovely views of the whole city.

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