Valentine’s Day may be over but we celebrate love all year round! Just a short flight away, these 10 romantic hotels and resorts are the answers to your prayers if you feel like you and your partner are in desperate need of alone time. Take the romance a notch higher with these lush hideouts that are sure to satiate your wanderlust!

1.Amankora (Bhutan)

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Derived from the Sanskrit word for “peace” and the Dzongkha word for “circular pilgrimage,” the Amankora lodges scattered through the peaks and valleys of Bhutan embody the base meanings of both worlds. This series of five lodges are nestled in the kingdom of Bhutan, which is situated between Tibet and India, making it one of the most pristine and remote destinations in the world.

The dramatic landscape features the Himalayas and gradually tapers to low lying plains in the south, offering breathtaking views of the mountain passes and valleys carved from the landscape. Amankora offers accommodations in larger urban centers like Thimphu and Punakha in addition to more remote villages including Paro, Gangtey, and Bumthang. Each lodge offers luxury accommodations constructed from all natural materials in the local dzong architectural style with beautiful vistas and traditional bukharis, or wood-burning stoves in each room. An expert guide, cook, and several assistants will carry you and your provisions through sceneries of indescribable beauty towards ancient monasteries, sacred temples, caves, villages, and unique vantage points to observe endangered species.

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Designed to offer a multi-destination itinerary, the Lodges offer the opportunity to experience the Kingdom of Bhutan’s remarkable landscape and rich cultural heritage, all beneath soaring Himalayan peaks. Talk about a cultured Valentine’s Day!

For more information, visit

www.aman.com.

2.Hanging Gardens (Ubud, Indonesia)

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The Hanging Gardens of Bali is a luxurious destination in the heart of the jungle. It is situated near Payangan: a village North of Ubud, whilst the hotel rests in the center of the magical island of Gods.

Overlooking the Ayung River and ancient Dalem Segara temple, the award-winning resort stands on the edge of a stunning valley, surrounded by lush rain forests and picturesque rice terraces. Each villa is designed with traditional Alang Alang thatched roofs in complete harmony with nature. The verdant gardens have an indigenous flora and fauna such as cocoa and coffee trees, which blend serenely with bamboo, flame trees and orchids to create a unique tropical paradise. The truly luxurious Spa Collection combines natural, local ingredients and ancient techniques to create beauty therapies and treatments that soothe the mind, rejuvenate the body and energize the soul.

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Previously, TripAdvisor and Condé Nast Traveler had coined their Twin-Tiered Cascading Pool as the “World’s Best Swimming Pool” and a number one honeymoon destination in Bali. The resort also stood at number one on the list of the 40 Most Unique Swimming Pools Around The World by Architecture and Design.

For more information,visit

 www.hanginggardensofbali.com.

3.Keemala (Phuket, Thailand)

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An all pool villa wonderland set in the rainforest of Kamala, Phuket, Keemala is well-hidden away from the crowds while overlooking Kamala Village and the Andaman Sea. Positioned in the hills and within the lush woodlands, Keemala offers a retreat from everyday life and welcomes you in to an enchanting evergreen wonderland.

Keemala embraces a Thai cultural philosophy and brings it to life through distinctive design and guests experiences. The spa treatments, holistic programs, gastronomic choices, activities and magical villas and cottages all promise to be beyond enchanting.

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Birds’ nests, seed pods and thatched hobbit holes: Keemala’s pool villas are incredible architectural anomalies as well as an intriguing mix of history and myth, loosely based on ancient tribe dwellings. Nestled in glorious greenery – a short drive from Patong beach – the resort’s holistic philosophy proposes healing spa rituals, healthful home-grown cuisine and an eco-friendly ethos.

For more information, visit

www.keemala.com.

4.Centara Grand Beach Resort (Krabi, Thailand)

Laid-back and naturally beautiful, Krabi offers some of Thailand’s most striking scenery, where verdant interiors meet turquoise waters and where nature trails and limestone islands form natural attractions abound. Nestled within its own bay in the most secluded area of Karon Beach with stunning views and an ambience of understated luxury, the five-star beach resort invites you to get away from it all.

Accessible by boat only, the resort offers you an abundance of opportunities to relax and explore. Satisfy all your holiday desires with a relaxing itinerary: unwind in blissful spa treatments, savour local delicacies on the beach, and enjoy complimentary water sports.

The architectural design of the resort takes its inspiration from the classical Sino-Portuguese style that was brought to Phuket in the nineteenth century, and the property is set in a landscaped water park with a lazy river and four swimming pools.

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Krabi International Airport is 40 minutes away from Nopparatthara pier which is approximately 15 minutes from the resort by boat.

For more information, visit www.centarahotelsresorts.com/centaragrand/ckb

5.The NAKA Phuket (Phuket, Thailand)

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Hidden in an ancient valley on the western edge of Phuket, The NAKA Phuket is architect Duangrit Bunnag’s most daring hotel to date – with 94 glass-built villas cantilevering out from the mountainside. An outdoor pool is attached to each of the secluded living spaces, offering all the privacy you need to seek your natural equilibrium with the 180˚ degree sea view and a breath of peaceful mountain. At the rooftop spa, which overlooks the forest and the ocean, cicadas provide the spellbinding soundtrack to soothing body scrubs and massages.

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You can also unwind in the hotel’s Olympic-sized infinity pool or feel the powder-fine sand between your toes on the wave-lapped private beach. Tantalising fresh market produce is served at the hotel’s three restaurants, including The Wiwa, which sits along a natural watercourse that Bunnag ingeniously integrated into his final design. Here, as in the rest of the hotel, there is a sense of being cocooned in a secret valley. Privacy and serenity are guaranteed, but for those seeking adventure, Phuket City is only a 20-minute taxi ride away.

For more information, visit

www.thenakaphuket.com.

6.Rest Detail Hotel (Hua Hin, Thailand)

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The 5-star Rest Detail Hotel Hua Hin places guests about 1.9km from Klai Kangwon Palace. The hotel was opened in 2008, offering accommodation in a 4-story building designed in the signature Thai style. What’s convenient is that the hotel enjoys a great location within 10 minutes’ drive from Hua Hin airport.

Rest Detail Hotel Hua Hin is located next to a pristine sandy beach and lies 4km from the city center lies with a wonderful view over a mountain.

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This 56-room hotel is a haven of beautiful hardwood floors and clean white furniture.

Indulge in their facilities which include a sunbathing terrace, swimming pool and an on-site golf course. Don’t want to break away from your workout plan even when when you’re on a romantic escapade? Aerobics and yoga classes, mountain biking, kayaking as well as volleyball have got you keeping active.

For more information, visit

www.restdetailhotel.com.

7.Alila Villas (Uluwatu, Indonesia)

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Poised on an elevated plateau that meets with limestone cliffs sweeping down to the ocean, the view from the Alila Villas Uluwatu is nothing less than picture-perfect. Rediscover the joy of pure relaxation in unparalleled comfort and space in each luxury villa. Surrender to the enchantment of Bali’s beauty and serenity in while basking in the flawless perfection.

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Each individual villa is specifically designed and constructed to follow an environmentally sustainable framework, with its own pool and private cabana overlooking the Indian Ocean. The 65 villas showcase contemporary interiors enhanced with touches of nature and traditional Balinese accents – reflected in planes of wood, water, stone and rattan. Walkways and bridges connect the relaxation pavilions and pools to the spacious living areas. The open-plan design, unique flat lava rocks roof and bamboo ceiling allow the gentle sea breeze to circulate throughout all rooms of the villas.

Furthermore, the property is conveniently located 30 minutes from Ngurah Rai International airport and 15 minutes from the Uluwatu Temple.

For more information, visit

www.alilahotels.com/uluwatu.

8.Best Western Premier Panbil (Batam, Indonesia)

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Best Western Premier Panbil is situated in the western part of Batam, very near to Panbil industrial estate and prestigious Panbil Residences. Surrounded by a mesmerising lake and beautiful green woods, the hotel is also known for its strategic location that is close to shopping centers as well as famous sport stadium. Hang Nadim International Airport is only 25 minutes drive and 17 minutes away from Batam Center International Ferry Terminal.

Featuring spacious rooms, ranging from Superior to Presidential Suites, Best Western Premier Panbil Hotel provides guests comfortable experience of stay while they indulge in the delicious cuisine accompanied with the views over the lake at La Bella Vita Rooftop Bar and Silangit Executive Lounge.

For more information, visit

www.bwpremierpanbil.com.

9.Sri Panwa (Phuket, Thailand)

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An oasis of tropical luxury, Sri Panwa Phuket is home to 89 spacious pool villas nestled in 32 acres of lush virgin rainforest. Like a private beachfront? It’s just steps away from your villa!

Experience the secluded luxury on a tropical island paradise as the resort’s 89 villas are made of natural materials and feature infinity swimming pools that wrap around a glass-enclosed bedroom, allowing you to open the sliding glass door and dive straight into the refreshing water upon waking.

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A recent addition to the resort – the stunning Habita Suite, is an enclave of 20 Pool Suites and 10 Penthouses. Each of these units contain its own infinity pool, while outside there’s an olympic pool surrounded by a perfectly manicured tropical garden. The Habita Suite is also home to a new dining venue – Baba Chino. Expect a traditional menu of Chinese dishes served up with Sri panda’s trademark creativity and flair.

For more information, visit

www.sripanwa.com.

10.The Tongsai Bay (Koh Samui, Thailand)

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Nestled in its own private and stunning cove, the Tongsai Bay Resort offers 83 chalets and villas that cascade down a luscious hillside to the beach; all sufficiently separated in a well-kept garden above two pools suggesting both intimacy and quiet grandeur.

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The exquisite villas of the Tongsai Bay Resort tumble down a green horseshoe-shaped hillside to a private beach and offer a real sense of seclusion. Great care has been taken to integrate the buildings, some with broad terraces and private pools, into their natural surroundings.

Both villas and beachfront suites are furnished in contemporary Thai style – darkwood tables and beds, hardwood floors and vivid paintings dominate the interiors.

Good news for environmental enthusiasts! The resort prides itself on its environmental awareness: no chemicals are used in the garden and there’s a water treatment plant for the bio chemicals used in the hotel’s laundry.

For more information, visit

www.tongsaibay.co.th.

 


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