Looking for the perfect getaway in Asia? We’ve curated a list of five incredible hotels in Asia-Pacific that will make your year-end vacation truly unforgettable. From the idyllic Padma Resort Ubud in Indonesia to the serene JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa in Australia, these hotels offer luxurious accommodations and stunning amenities perfect for all group sizes and travel preferences.
Padma Resort Ubud, Indonesia
Nestled in the serene Payangan region of Ubud, Padma Resort Ubud offers an idyllic escape for discerning travelers. This expansive destination resort features contemporary Balinese architecture, breathtaking views of the bamboo forests, and a wealth of five-star amenities.
Whether you’re seeking tranquility or adventure, Padma Resort Ubud caters to every traveler. Families will appreciate the family-friendly facilities, including the Wolly Kids Club and the animal garden where children can interact with birds, rabbits, and rescued otters.
For those seeking relaxation, the 89-meter heated infinity pool and the signature dining venues provide the perfect setting to unwind and soak up the views of the surrounding Payangan Jungle.
JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa, Australia
For families seeking a splashing good time
With its luxurious rooms, award-winning service, and a covetable location on Ferny Avenue, JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa offers a haven for multi-generational travelers.
The resort boasts plenty of kid-friendly amenities and facilities, including saltwater lagoons with tropical fish, a freshwater pool with a slide, an aquatic center, and even culinary classes for children and adults.
Explore nearby attractions such as the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and Home of the Arts, Sea World Gold Coast, and the stunning beaches of Surfers Paradise located just a stone’s throw away.
The Langham Gold Coast, Australia
For a sophisticated beach escape
The Langham Gold Coast is the first beachfront luxury hotel to grace Australia’s holiday capital in over 30 years. Nestled along the pristine coastline between Broadbeach and Surfers Paradise, this grand 5-star hotel offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and the Gold Coast Hinterland.
Its hotel rooms and apartment-style residences reflect a delightful blend of coastal charm and the elegant British heritage of The Langham. Wind down at its Health and Wellness Centre, enjoy a dip at its two pools or partake in a group fitness class.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, Cambodia
For culture and history lovers seeking a stay in the Kingdom of Wonder
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra in the heart of Phnom Penh combines French colonial elegance with modern luxury. Located near a bustling shopping mall, government offices, embassies, and major tourist attractions, this 5-star hotel is perfectly situated for exploration.
Attractions like the Independence Monument and the Riverside are within walking distance, while the National Museum and Wat Phnom are a mere ten-minutes drive away. For downtime, guests can indulge in the hotel’s variety of gourmet restaurants, relax in the pools amidst its lush gardens, or pamper themselves at the indulgent Sofitel SPA.
Vana Belle, a Luxury Collection Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand
For private beachfront fun
Located on the serene Chaweng Noi Beach, Vana Belle Koh Samui is a luxury beachfront retreat that offers guests a taste of Thai-style island living. With its exceptional facilities and guest experiences, it’s no surprise it’s voted as the #1 Best Hotel in Thailand on TripAdvisor’s Traveler’s Choice 2023 list.
Guests can enjoy stunning views of the beach or the lush rainforest backdrop from its private pool suites and villas. The resort is also perfectly positioned to explore the island’s remarkable attractions. Dive into the cerulean waters of the Gulf of Thailand, hike through emerald rainforests, or discover cultural treasures like the Big Buddha Temple and Hin Ta-Hin Yai rock formations.