The hottest hospitality establishments in Asia for a relaxing getaway.
Situated on a cliff-top overlooking the Indian Ocean in the upscale Nusa Dua area, The Apurva Kempinski Bali is a luxurious haven that embodies Indonesian identity in a design that pays homage to cascading water in Bali rice terraces and ancient stone temples. Enjoying a quiet beachfront, the hotel has 475 guest rooms, suites and villas, more than half of which are equipped with their own private plunge pools. Epicures will find themselves spoiled for choice with six dining options, from the classy Japanese restaurant to an airy oceanfront dining venue. Find relaxation in the traditional treatments of the Apurva Spa overlooking the ocean. The Apurva Kempinski Bali is also set to become a prime choice for events with spaces such as its pillarless ocean-view Grand Ballroom, the 2,200-square-metre ocean-facing lawn for alfresco events, as well as the 100-seat glass-fronted Apurva Chapel for romantic dream weddings.
Old World Charm
After reducing its room inventory to 335, Island Pacific Hotel Hong Kong is welcoming guests to newly renovated accommodations offering more space for a more comfortable stay. Surrounded by old Hong Kong charm in the Sai Ying Pun neighbourhood, easy access to the city’s central business districts via the tram and bus network makes the hotel an ideal base for both business travellers and holidaymakers. Savour authentic Hong Kong cuisine as well as international fare at the restaurant and bar while taking in the spectacular harbour view, or take time to unwind at the outdoor swimming pool or fully equipped gym. The multipurpose Pacific Room can accommodate up to 50 people for meetings and conferences as well as intimate group celebrations.
Located along Bangkok’s bustling arterial road, the brand-new Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit provides guests with convenient access to the city’s Skytrain network, enabling easy transit and exploration of the city. The 273 guest rooms and suites feature full floor-to-wall windows for a spectacular view of the Bangkok skyline, and Hyatt Mobile Entry technology allows guests to use their smartphones instead of a key card for room access. Enjoy authentic Thai cuisine in a market-inspired setting at the 24-hour Market Café or savour grill and cocktails with a rooftop view at Spectrum Lounge & Bar. With 1,359 square metres of event space, conferences and gatherings can be arranged at spaces such as the Regency Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 850 guests. The hotel also offers recreational facilities such as a 24-hour gym and an outdoor freeform swimming pool with a pool bar to unwind.
Historical architecture meets modern hospitality at The Temple House, an accurate reflection of Chengdu’s present-day identity. With 100 guest rooms and 42 serviced apartments, the hotel makes for a quaint retreat in the heart of the bustling city. Travellers with health and wellness in mind will want to pamper themselves with holistic treatments that combine traditional methods with modern products. Relax and detoxify at the Mi Xun Teahouse, which serves premium teas specially selected to boost spa treatment effects, as well as a wholesome Chinese vegan menu. Guests can enjoy an array of quality European cuisines or cocktails at the hotel’s other three dining and drinking outlets, or unwind at the beautifully designed indoor pool and gym. By signing up with The Temple House’s specially arranged packages, guests will have the opportunity to explore Chengdu through a guided tour on bamboo bicycles and even add on a tour to see the giant pandas at the famous Chengdu Research Base.