Hot on the heels of our piece on the best luxury hotels in Europe, comes this article on the best luxury hotels in Asia.
Asia seems to be the “new frontier” for a lot of holiday makers, especially in the last decade, who maybe have become a little weary of the same old beach holidays in Spain or Portugal for example, or for those looking for a little more than traditional holiday destinations can offer.
Here are some of the finest hotels you will find in Asia.
Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE:
One simply cannot begin an article on luxury hotels in Asia without first mentioning the Burj Al Arab. The self proclaimed “World’s Most Luxurious Hotel” is famous the world over.
And while they may be lofty claims by the hoteliers, the are also well founded. Staying here is usually a once per lifetime experience, and is the ultimate in decadence.
From the butler service on every floor, to the seven different restaurants on site, to the 24 carat iPads in each room, this hotel is kitted out to ensure that each guest comes away knowing they will certainly never experience another hotel like this.
Dhara Dhevi, Chiang Mai, Thailand:
Built to resemble a Burmese temple, this hotel is the top hotel in all of Thailand. Featuring 123 rooms, you will be met by a horse and carriage service at the gate upon entering. Villas have their own private plunge pools and some of the best spas in the world can be found here.
If you are a little bored of an evening, you can choose from over 5000 books or DVDs to while a few hours away. Food choices are vast, ranging from fine French cuisine to royal Thai offerings.
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, China:
The Ritz-Carlton is renowned for the levels of luxury offered to guests, and this is no different. Of all the hotels spread across this massive city, this is the finest.
From the plush beds to Nespresso coffee makers in each room, the owners sure do like to ensure that guests have everything they could ever want. There are even iPods and iPod docks in each room, so you will never be bored while staying here!
Perhaps best of all, this hotel is connected to a shopping mall, meaning you do not have far to travel to get some retail therapy!
Banana Island Resort Doha, By Anantara, Doha, Qatar:
Although the name is quite a mouthful, this resort is set on a private 32 acre island. Situated off the coast of Doha, you can look forward to features such as a holistic wellness center, huge pool in the style of a lagoon, amazing crescent beach that is kept spotless, bowling alleys and much more.
Food options are vast, spread over seven different areas, ranging from American style cuisine to Tapas.
These are a small slice of the luxury hotels that are available in Asia. No matter where you choose to go, there is likely a luxury hotel available to you!