Asia & the Pacific

Ancient banyan trees and 17,000 swaying palms shade the trails at Shangri-La’s Villingili Resort...
Two months after the Bali provincial administration placed a temporary moratorium on permits for...
In 2007, Emirates Hotels & Resorts purchased a 4,000-acre site in Australia’s Blue Mountains...
At 101 stories and 1,614 feet high, the Shanghai World Financial Center is the planet’s second-...
Nearly everything at the 113-room Landmark Mandarin Oriental—designed by Adam Tihany and located in...
Salmon fishing and sailing on Lake Wakatipu is possible just steps from the main lodge at Blanket...
Paratiho’s hub is a palatial main lodge with a spa, lounge, and library inside and a croquet lawn,...
A canopied boat ferries guests across the lake to the resort, which, in the style of a Rajasthani...
The Hideaway’s bamboo-shuttered villas, which are scattered throughout the property, feature floor-...
Set on a forested hill above the city, Uma Paro’s tiered roofs and intricate window treatments and...
A working sheep farm for more than 150 years, Wharekauhau (pronounced Forry-ko-ho) spans a 16-mile...
Wildflower Hall’s exotic surroundings make the resort’s comforts—butler service and high tea at 4 p...
The Four Seasons, located in the Mae Rim Valley 20 minutes from Chiang Mai, consists of a...
Straying from Amanresorts’ less-is-more aesthetic, the Aman at Summer Palace abounds with brightly...
Anchored by a mansion that has been refurbished in a modern Asian style, the seven-acre estate...
The St. Regis Singapore is the first major luxury hotel to be built on this tiny island nation in...
Visitors arrive at The Peninsula Tokyo in green Rolls-Royce Phantoms, the Hong Kong–based hotel...
Ever-elusive hotelier Christina Ong (Metropolitan London and Bangkok, Parrot Cay and Cocoa Island)...
Trisara’s various water features flow throughout tropical gardens at the resort, which stretches...
Guests of the Wakaya Club—the only resort on the 2,200-acre private isle in the Koro Sea—spend...
As with the resort town of Hakone, Japan, water is central to the experience at Gora Kadan, where...
Amanpuri’s setting—atop a cliff that rises 130 feet over Pansea Beach—affords spectacular views of...
The Bulgari is perched like a stone fortress on a windswept precipice more than 500 feet above the...
Set along the banks of the Waikato River, this 17-acre resort on New Zealand’s North Island...
This high-luxe, over-water spa, designed by noted spa developer Sylvia Sepielli, opened in 2002 to...
Guests at Amanjiwo—a 35-suite resort in a jungle not far from Yogyakarta—receive exclusive morning...
Every afternoon, live chamber music and the scents of jasmine and Darjeeling drift through the...
Part of the Malaysian capital’s massive City Centre complex, the 30-story Mandarin Oriental sits...
Complementing the over-water rooms at the St. Regis, which opened summer 2006 on one of Bora-Bora’s...
Operatic voices echo off the white plaster walls in the lobby at Mollies, a 14-suite hotel near...

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