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Hottest Luxury Hotel Openings 2015

by LucyReeve

Travel & Style recently reviewed the 50 Hottest Luxury Hotel Openings of 2015, and we were so excited to see how many of them are in our beloved continent of Asia.

Here’s a quick run down of our favourites:


1. Keemala – Phuket, Thailand

Set amidst woodland streams, trees and waterfalls are these unique villas, tents, tree houses and clay cottages. They are designed to represent mythical early Phuket settlers.

1. Keemala PhuketTo speak to a Thailand specialist, click here.


2. Alila Seminyak – Bali, Indonesia

The architecture of this resort is designed to resemble a rice paddy field, with lots of green spaces. It’s also very sleek and modern, in one of the most fashionable parts of Bali.

2. Alila Seminyak Bali

To speak to an Indonesia specialist, click here.


3. Anantara Tangalle – Sri Lanka

An exciting new opening on the south coast of Sri Lanka, this Anantara will have superb pool villas set over 18 hectares of coconut palm groves.

3. Anantara Tangalle

To speak to a Sri Lanka specialist, click here.


4. Phum Baitang – Siem Reap, Cambodia

Lovely villas set across acres of lush gardens and paddy fields, this hotel is close to the Temples of Angkor but is still a haven of tranquillity. The villas all reflect traditional Khmer design.

4. Phum Baitang Siem Reap

To speak to a Cambodia specialist, click here.


5. Mandapa Ubud – Bali, Indonesia

In a beautiful natural setting on the Ayung River, the suites and villas here a very luxurious and there are plenty of nods to traditional Balinese design and architecture.

5. Mandapa Ubud

To speak to an Indonesia specialist, click here.


6. Raffles Jakarta – Java, Indonesia 

Outdoor swimming pool, expansive spa, a large variety of dining options, luxurious rooms and slick service – everything you’d expect of a Raffles hotel in the heart of Jakarta’s Central Business District.

6. Raffles Jakarta

To speak to an Indonesia specialist, click here.


7. Ani Villas – Dikwella, Sri Lanka

From the architects behind the Nam Hai and Six Senses Con Dao in Vietnam, this breathtaking beach front property has an intimate feel with only 15 guest rooms as well as incredible facilities for leisure, dining and families.

7. Ani Villas

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8. Chedi Club Jimbaran – Bali, Indonesia

GHM’s latest offering is due to open this year is nestled amidst rolling hills onyl a short distance from gorgeous beaches and the warm Indian Ocean. The pool villas are absolutely stunning, and include butler service as standard.

8. Chedi Club Jimbaran

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9. Akaryn – Koh Krabeay, Cambodia

The newest private island retreat comes to Cambodia in the form of Akaryn, with 35 private pool villas offering ultimate privacy with day beds, infinity pools and all-round luxury.

9. Akaryn Siem Reap













To speak to a Cambodia specialist, click here.


10. Shangri-La Hambantota – South Coast, Sri Lanka

Close to Yala and Bundala National Parks, this hotel has a gorgeous beach, 375 rooms set amidst coconut plantations and its very own 18-hole golf course.

10. Shangri La Hambantota










To speak to a Sri Lanka specialist, click here.


11. Tri Lanka Koggala Lake – Galle, Sri Lanka

An intimate, sustainable eco-friendly resort that is inspired by and immerses with nature. Recycled building materials, architecture based on nature’s fundamental geometric principles and grass covered roofs all make for a truly unique resort.

10. Tri Lanka

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Here at Experience Travel Group, we create distinctive, personalised and experience-based holidays to South East Asia and Sri Lanka, which can include any number of these hotels. If you’d like to have a chat with one of our specialists, simply enquire here or request our travel magazine to see what we can do for you.


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