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From cultural richness to tropical paradises, the Asia-Pacific region promises a tapestry of diverse travel experiences. Whether you’re planning a solo trip to the pristine shores of Boracay in the Philippines, hitting the slopes with the family in Japan’s Sapporo or eating your way through the dynamic cityscape of Singapore, there’s something for every kind of traveller. Below, we reveal the best destinations in the region to spend time or reunite with your loved ones this festive season, plus our recommendations for where to stay.
1. Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan
Nestled in the foothills of central Taiwan’s impressive mountain range, Sun Moon Lake offers travellers breathtaking lakeside views and an insight into the country’s rich indigenous culture.
Where to stay: Magnificently juxtaposing the natural beauty of the area with aboriginal Thao design elements, an inspired stay for discerning travellers awaits at Wyndham Sun Moon Lake. With stunning lake views, state-of-the-art wellness facilities, exquisite dining options, and spacious rooms with awe-inspiring balconies, this 15-storey hotel is the perfect retreat for lovers of slow travel.
2. Sapporo, Japan
Sapporo’s magnetic charm lies in its snowy landscapes, delectable cuisine and warm hospitality, perfect for winter enthusiasts and cultural explorers alike.
Where to stay: You can experience the best of Japan’s northernmost prefecture at Wyndham Garden Sapporo Odori. Located in the heart of the city, the contemporary hotel offers well-appointed guest rooms and easy access to iconic sites. Explore nearby attractions such as the Sapporo TV Tower and Sapporo Clock Tower, or hit the slopes at Sapporo Teine and Sapporo Kokusai Ski Resorts. After a day of adventure, wind down in its comfortable guest rooms equipped with a range of modern amenities.
Singapore lures travellers around the world with its dazzling skyline, mouth-watering eats and a vibrant mix of tradition and modernity. Whether you’re exploring its impressive architectural wonders or diving into its hawker delights, the city-state is a playground for anyone craving a blend of cultural and contemporary treasures.
Where to stay: Immerse yourself in the diverse culture and cosmopolitan charm of the city during your stay at Peninsula Excelsior Singapore, a Wyndham Hotel. Conveniently located in the heart of the Civic District and mere steps away from the MRT station, the full-service hotel offers elegantly furnished guestrooms with stunning views of Singapore’s key attractions including Marina Bay, the Singapore River and Fort Canning Park.
4. Nai Harn Beach, Thailand
Nai Harn, Phuket’s lesser-known coastal gem, beckons discerning travellers with its pristine shores, azure waters and laid–back vibe.
Where to stay: For an idyllic retreat on the southwestern tip of Phuket’s dreamy Andaman Coast, book a stay at the Wyndham Grand Nai Harn Beach. Surrounded by lush greenery and sparkling lagoons, this modern resort offers a blissful escape just steps away from the white sands of Nai Harn Beach. Its 10 pools, rejuvenating spa and a state-of-the-art fitness centre, ensure guests have everything they could need for a relaxing stay.
5. Phu Quoc, Vietnam
Phu Quoc, Vietnam’s southern island jewel, draws beachgoers with its flawless coastlines, lush tropical landscapes, luxury resorts and authentic cultural experiences.
Where to stay: Escape to the magical Vietnamese island and enjoy a beachside vacation at Wyndham Grand Phu Quoc located on Bai Dai Beach. From the luxurious spa and sparkling outdoor pool to the dazzling white sands of the private beach, a stay here promises plenty of respite. If you like to stay active on vacation, hit the state-of-the-art fitness center or tennis, basketball or volleyball courts. You don’t have to wander far to enjoy a good meal, either: book a table at any of its four gourmet restaurants and savour signature cocktails at its breezy bars.
6. Busan, South Korea
Busan might have been catapulted into cinematic stardom by the blockbuster movie Train to Busan, but there’s so much more to the city. From gorgeous beaches to vibrant cultural villages, South Korea’s second-largest city has it all.
Where to stay: With its prime location on Songdo Beach, breathtaking ocean views and state-of-the-art amenities, the Wyndham Grand Busan Lijn promises guests an unforgettable stay in the coastal city. Explore nearby attractions such as the Jagalchi Market (Korea’s largest seafood market) and Taejongdae National Geopark – both minutes from the hotel. After a day of exploration, recharge in its heated indoor pool that affords dazzling views of the Namhang Bridge at night and dine at one of its four on-site restaurants.
7. Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Yogyakarta, a mesmerising tapestry of ancient wonders and vibrant culture, enchants tourists with its regal palaces, storied mystical temples and delicious local dishes.
Where to stay: History buffs and culture lovers will do well to book a stay at Ramada by Wyndham Yogyakarta while exploring the city. Located near Borobudur Temple and Obelix Village, this modern and family-friendly hotel offers world-class amenities, creature comforts and easy access to top attractions.
8. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, the dynamic capital of Malaysia, seamlessly weaves together the past and present, where gleaming skyscrapers stand alongside historic mosques and colonial landmarks.
Where to stay: Located in the bustling Bangsar district, the Wyndham Grand Bangsar Kuala Lumpur offers seamless service, elegant accommodation, and a range of amenities including a fitness centre, outdoor pool and tranquil spa. It’s also a stone’s throw away from iconic landmarks like the Petronas Twin Towers and the National Museum.
9. Boracay, Philippines
Boracay has long captured the hearts of both local and international jetsetters who are drawn to its pristine beaches, world-class resorts and Filipino hospitality.
Where to stay: Situated on the prime beachfront of Diniwid Beach, Microtel by Wyndham Boracay offers the perfect retreat for couples, families and groups seeking a quiet and relaxing holiday. With powdery white sands, crystal-clear waters, awe-inspiring sunsets and a wide range of exciting water sports activities, this 51-room hotel ensures a fun-filled vacation on one of the world’s most beautiful islands.
10. Xi’an, China
Xi’an, the ancient capital of China, is most renowned for its world-famous Terracotta Army. As the cradle of Chinese civilisation, visitors to the city can witness the well-preserved city walls today and other ancient monuments. The city also offers a rich culinary scene with local specialities like Xi’an-style noodles and roujiamo (Chinese hamburger).
Where to stay: Located in the heart of the Qujiang New District, the five-star Wyndham Grand Xian South offers a perfect blend of traditional architecture and modern elegance. Iconic attractions like the Dayan Pagoda and the Great Tang All Day Mall are just minutes away, allowing you to experience the best of Shaanxi’s historic capital city. Whether you’re exploring the theme street of The Longest Day in Chang’an or marvelling at the Tang City Wall Heritage Park, Wyndham Grand Xian South is the ultimate destination for history lovers.
11. Melbourne, Australia
Melbourne, Australia’s cultural capital, is celebrated for its dynamic arts scene, laneways adorned with street art and a culinary landscape that beckons with innovative gastronomy and world-class coffee.
Where to stay: Located in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant nightlife and cultural scene, Wyndham Hotel Melbourne offers spacious condo-style resort suites, providing an urban oasis for travellers. Explore the vibrant nightlife, trendy boutiques, striking street art and quirky cafés that surround the hotel. The hotel offers one- and two-bedroom condo-style suites that can comfortably sleep up to six guests and come furnished with a full kitchen and living/dining areas.
12. Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, often hailed as the “City of Sails”, derives its nickname from the numerous sailboats and yachts adorning its harbours. Its dramatic backdrop of volcanic landscapes is reminiscent of the fictional world of Middle Earth in The Lord of The Rings trilogy. From bungee jumping at the Sky Tower to visiting the Hobbiton™ Movie Set, there’s plenty to discover here.
Where to stay: Located in the quiet suburb of Greenlane, La Quinta by Wyndham Ellerslie Auckland offers easy access to Auckland’s city centre and is conveniently situated near popular attractions such as Ellerslie Racecourse and Auckland Domain. With amenities like free Wi-Fi, a well-equipped gym, coupled with attentive staff, you’ll have everything you need for a memorable stay.
Other noteworthy stays in the region include the Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Bangkok Menam Riverside, Wyndham Hoi An Royal Beachfront Resort, Ramada by Wyndham Suanbo, Ramada by Wyndham Bali Sunset Road Kuta, Days Hotels & Suites by Wyndham Fraser Business Park KL, Microtel by Wyndham – Mall of Asia, Wyndham Shanghai Hongqiao, TRYP by Wyndham Pulteney Street Adelaide and TRYP by Wyndham Wellington Tory Street.
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Whether you’re planning a long holiday, a weekend getaway or a staycation with your loved ones, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is here to make your experience magical. With strategically located properties in key cities, Wyndham offers not just accommodation but immersive experiences, ensuring comfort, convenience and a seamless blend of hospitality that elevates every exploration.
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