MD & Founder, Sam Clark, provides his round-up of the most exciting new hotels in South and Southeast Asia. From luxury tented lodges in the wild, to exclusive island beach resorts – he passes on his top recommendations for places to stay on your next trip.
For those seeking something different on their holiday to Asia, unique accommodation options can transform just “bed and board” into an unforgettable experience. Far from your ordinary hotels and apartments, Asia’s more unusual accommodation ranges from jungle-clad treehouses to luxury “glamping” tents, and from staggering design hotels to eco-retreats under the stars. Our experts have scoured each of our destinations for those properties at which you can’t help but marvel, and bring a whole new dimension to any trip.
At ETG, we’re not interested in bland, could-be-anywhere resorts. Every hotel we feature on our website has its own distinct identity – so when we describe unique accommodation, you know it’s the most special and unexpected of them all.
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We’re incredibly excited to share a sneak peek of Koyao Island Resort’s new luxury tented accommodation. Perched on a hill overlooking the stunning, island-dotted Andaman sea, it’s an awe-inspiring place to relax. The tents will be opening later this year; a potential place to stay for Christmas 2017 at the latest.
Founder of Gal Oya Lodge, Sangjay, shares his tips for travelling like an ‘insider’ in Gal Oya National Park – home to herds of elephants, crocodiles and various bird life. From joining local naturalists on wildlife research missions, to walking with Vedha chiefs through ancient forests, to enjoying boat safaris spotting elephants – he details how to make the best of your visit.
From intriguing overnight cruises down the Mekong, to boutique colonial hotels brimful with history and character, Vietnam boasts some fantastic places to stay whilst visiting the country.