From sublime coastlines to snow-capped mountains the Asian landscapes hold an immediacy and vibrancy that is nothing short of enchanting. Asia’s ambitious civilizations ultimately gave rise to some of the world’s most revolutionary ideas and important technology. Gleaming skyscrapers, rocketing magnetic trains held together with strong cultural identity and pride: in Asia, the future is now.
The ‘Paris of the East’
Located in West Shanghai is the Jing An Shangri-La Hotel, simply one of the best hotels in Asia. A jewel in the Shangri-La group crown, this exceptional property is set within the Kerry Centre, designed with a clear passion for providing the ultimate experience in style and service, together with celebrating its pride of place in West Shanghai. The majestic Jing’an Temple is a short distance away, providing a refreshing juxtaposition between ancient and modern Shanghai. For guests wanting total relaxation, the spa offers a selection of traditional and modern treatments along with the beautiful 25-metre sky-dome swimming pool. The hotel features a wealth of dining choices, from a Mediterranean restaurant with an outdoor terrace, to the Summer Palace serving authentic Cantonese cuisine. There is something so exceptional in everything that this hotel delivers – the flavors we dream of when we think about real Chinese cuisine, the invisible but attentive service, another level of luxury in every room and space – it’s no wonder Travel Unwrapped rates the Jing An Shangri-La as the ‘must visit luxury hotel’ in Asia. Exclusively for every Four Hundred reader is a VIP welcome gift and personalized stay.
Multi-Stop Villa Luxury – Thailand & Bali.
Start your villa experience in Villa Puri Nirwana, just a short distance from Ubud. A colonial style villa offering luxury accommodation for up to 14 guests and 8 children. The villa sits in landscaped gardens, with the beach only moments away. Each of the villa’s six luxurious and light-filled bedrooms has its own en-suite bathroom and stunning views out across the pool and garden. The rest of the house offers three spacious living rooms, all beautifully decorated in crisp whites with warm natural woods. The large swimming pool and Jacuzzi are surrounded by decking with sun loungers and parasols. Visitors at this beautiful villa are greeted by dedicated staff including a villa manager and supervisor, housekeepers, gardeners and 24-hour security. There is also a full time chef to prepare delicious international and local cuisine for guests, and spa therapists offering massages and treatments.
From Bali head to Koh Samui, Thailand where Villa Sangkachai, offering breathtaking sea views is in one of the most prestigious developments on the island. Offering luxurious accommodation for up to 8 guests, the villa has everything guests could require for a truly memorable Thai holiday. The villa boasts an incredible entertainment area with a cinema, pool table and wine lounge as well as the beautiful swimming pool which is a huge feature in the design of the building. The dining room, sunken living room and bar are all wrapped around the pool terrace, looking out across the grassed courtyard. On the roof of the villa is a stunning terrace which affords the most privileged views out to sea. Visitors at this beautiful villa are greeted by dedicated staff including a villa manager and daily maid, and an in–house chef who will prepare delicious feasts of western and Thai cuisine.