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Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui, Thailand
Garrya Tongsai Bay Samui offers 82 suites and villas set within gardens on a hillside, and 74 suites and villas with an outdoor bath, and in a range of family-friendly configurations.
Facilities include a kids’ club, F&B options, spa, exercise room, two swimming pools, and a 24-hour co-working space.
The property is located 15 minutes by car from Samui International Airport, and is nearby dining venues and scenic sites, such as Fisherman’s Village and the nearby Chaweng Beach.
The Peninsula Istanbul, Turkey
The Peninsula Istanbul, Turkey is a waterfront property with three of its four buildings being protected historical landmarks dating to the early 1900s.
The property offers 177 rooms, including The Peninsula Suite which comes with its own hammam (Turkish bath), gym, and rooftop swimming pool. Available on-site are a rooftop restaurant and bar, lobby restaurant, wellness centre, indoor and outdoor pools, Turkish steam rooms, and event venues.
Located within Galataport, a new waterfront revitalisation project featuring museums, restaurants, and boutiques in the harbour district of Karaköy, the hotel is within walking distance to Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, The Hagia Sophia Mosque, The Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace.
Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, Thailand
The 204-key Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach is an oceanfront sanctuary on Tawanron Beach, located nearby the fishing village of Bang Saray.
The resort boasts six restaurants and bars, three outdoor swimming pools, kids’ club, spa, fitness centre, yoga room, and event spaces.
Just a 10-minute drive to most of Pattaya’s hotspots, the resort is less than two hours by car from Bangkok and Suvarnabhumi Airport.
The Anam Mui Ne, Vietnam
The Anam Mui Ne is situated in southern Vietnam’s popular beach town Mui Ne, just a 2.5-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City via the new expressway.
Overlooking Mui Ne’s white sand beach, the resort offers 127 rooms and suites, as well as an all-day dining restaurant and grill, beachside restaurant and bar, spa, two swimming pools, water sports centre, fitness centre, yoga room, kid’s club and event venues.
The resort has also implemented an array of measures to reduce its carbon footprint with solar power and locally-sourced ingredients, and features its own water filtration plant which supplies drinking water in recycled glass bottles.