Enjoy the best of both worlds at these sister hotels

Jul 19, 2017

5. Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa and Akyra Beach Club Phuket, Thailand

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Akaryn Hotel Group’s sister hotels Aleenta Phuket Resort & Spa and Akyra Beach Club Phuket are separated by a 15-minute walk along Natai Beach, but they share five-star facilities including beach-front bars, restaurants, pools, kids club, library, and boutique Ayurah Spa (above). Guests can also bond at Thai boxing classes, beach yoga and boat trip excursions to Rang Yai Island.

6. JA Palm Tree Court and JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel, Dubai

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Located 15 minutes from Dubai Marina, JA Palm Tree Court and JA Jebel Ali Beach Hotel have a combined 439 suites and rooms where guests share practically everything, including the championship nine-hole golf course and academy, Elemis luxury spa with 10 treatment rooms, horse-riding stables, an 85-berth marina, seaplane flights (above), kids club, palm-lined private beach, lush gardens, three swimming pools and 15 restaurants and bars.

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7. Skiathos Princess and Aegean Suites, Greece

skiathos princess hotel

On the small Greek island of Skiathos, the Santikos Collection includes the exclusive Aegean suites, an adult-only, all-suite property set on a hillside in an old Greek village, and the sister flagship property Skiathos Princess (above). Guests from the Aegean suites can take the 10-minute shuttle bus between the two properties to use the private beach, spa, two restaurants and water sports centre at Skiathos Princess.

8. Pacific Sutera Hotel and Magellan Sutera Resort, Malaysia

Sutera Magallen marina

In the heart of Kota Kinabalu in Borneo, Sutera Harbour Resort is a 384-acre property that includes the 500-room Pacific Sutera Hotel and 456-room Magellan Sutera Resort. Both have access to Sutera Harbour Marina, Golf and Country Club, an integrated resort complex featuring a 27-hole golf course, 15 restaurants, marina (above), shops and entertainment – where all spending can be billed back to the room.

To book tickets to these destinations and more, visit www.singaporeair.com.

– BY PENNY WATSON

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