When you need a break after the break.
The Aviary Hotel is an intimate retreat in the heart of Siem Reap that encourages guests to get acquainted with Cambodian culture through the eyes of its people. The resort offers packages where guests can explore city attractions beyond Angkor Wat, such as Theam’s House, an atelier and gallery for modern Khmer art; Phare, The Cambodian Circus; and APOPO, an organisation that works to detect and remove unexploded landmines across Cambodia through the use of specially trained rats. After a full day’s tour, relax in one of the hotel’s 25 eco-friendly rooms, decorated with locally commissioned artwork inspired by native birdlife. Take a refreshing dip in the shimmering turquoise pool, get pampered with soothing spa treatments and savour organic Asian flavours at the hotel’s cosy dining establishments.
Located next to Langkawi’s popular Pantai Cenang beach, Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah is designed for the modern traveller. The hotel’s 208 rooms and suites are powered by the latest innovations such as Passive Infrared motion sensors, which automatically adjust air-conditioning temperatures and control the power supply when guests enter or leave the room. Find relaxation by the outdoor infinity pool and pool bar; work out at the 24-hour gym, Re:charge; then savour local and international flavours at the all-day dining restaurant, Nook. For socialising, head to the Re:mix lobby area or W XYZ Bar, where guests can enjoy monthly performances by local musical talents while sipping a cocktail. Camp Aloft and the Kids Club also offer plenty to keep younger guests entertained.
More than just a place to sleep, the modern experimental designs at CHAO are a reflection of the hotel’s avant-garde branding. Situated in Sanlitun, one of the most happening districts in Beijing, CHAO features 180 design-led rooms and 40 serviced apartments. There is also a 15,000-square-metre Clubhouse and a 3,000-square-metre Art Centre – creatively designed geometric spaces catering to events of every kind. The Clubhouse’s facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, rooftop garden, a 24-hour library, gym, dining areas and a wine cellar, each space exuding a personality of its own. Meanwhile, the Art Centre doubles as a space to host regular cultural events as well as connect like-minded individuals in the community.
With rooms overlooking the green fairways of the Pun Hlaing Golf Club, the chic new Awei Metta hotel is set to provide modern comfort for business and leisure guests alike. Located in the green Western suburbs of Yangon, this 46-room resort will appeal to golfers for offering guests priority access to the 18-hole course, designed by golf legend Gary Player. Savour quality in-house dining under the care of an experienced French chef and relax in the lobby lounge and bar or cigar room. Off the course, guests can unwind with facilities such as the swimming pool, fitness centre, spa and tennis courts. A conference room with a seating capacity of 200 is available for business groups.
SO Sofitel Hua Hin brings new meaning to leisure with the recent launch of its new wing and facilities. Taking the total number of guest rooms, suites and villas from 78 to 109, the newly added rooms feature open concept designs with a rotating television console, as well as outdoor terraces that provide direct access to the new 60-metre-long Signature Pool. The addition of a Wibit inflatable obstacle course in the middle of the pool ensures an exhilarating time for children. Added family features include the SO Sundae poolside ice cream bar and the Kids Tent. Guests can also look forward to a host of fun new facilities, such as the mini-golf course, multipurpose court for tennis or basketball, and bicycle track. The new beachside Event Lawn, a pillarless ballroom and other event spaces also make SO Sofitel Hua Hin a picturesque venue for events.