This five-bedroom house in Canggu, Bali is a stunning find. At Villa Zelie, engraved timber doors swing open to reveal sprawling tropical gardens, a shimmering 20-metre swimming pool and inviting spots to socialise or sink into restful peace. Grand open-sided ‘Joglo’ living pavilions and individual air-conditioned bedroom suites are fashioned from teak and ironwood, with architecture inspired by Javanese palaces, and exquisitely furnished with French flair.
Naman Retreat Hay Hay Restaurant and bar is a project designed by VTN Architects. Beside the main linking road between Da Nang city and Hoi An old town, Naman retreat resort, a qualified coastal resort is located 16 km away from Da Nang international airport. Photography by Hiroyuki Oki
The Resort concept of Naman Retreat designed by VTN Architects is providing physical and mental treatment for the long stay guests by the nature friendly environment and healthy activities such as spa, yoga, beach sports and so on. To achieve a perfect atmosphere that enables the guests a maximum body and mind purification and relaxation, the resort was designed by harmonious mix of greenery, natural stone and bamboo. Photography by Hiroyuki Oki
Aman reigns as king of the ultra-luxurious resort experience, with properties in 31 breath-taking locations worldwide. The mighty Amanera rises through the green of the Dominican Republic’s tropical jungle to enjoy uninterrupted views of Playa Grande’s pristine sands and the crystal waters beyond the clifftop on which it perches. The resort devotes itself to giving guests privacy beyond compare. Scattered sporadically along the coastline, each of the free standing casas and casitas remains in its own world- in fact you could barely call the room next door your neighbour in this sprawling resort.
A stunning design collaboration by accomplished architects Jean-Michel Gathy and Philippe Starck, the splendid, eight-bedroomed Villa Sawarin in Cape Yamu, Phuket, Thailand, is a perfect blend of modern beachfront luxury and alfresco Thai living. With an impressive 4000 square metres of premium indoor and outdoor living space, unobstructed ocean views from every room, 24-metre infinity pool, outdoor dining sala, spa room, beachside boathouse with yoga deck, games room, home theatre, gymnasium and its very own golf practice green, Villa Sawarin is designed for only the most discerning of travellers. Rent it now.
Perched within some of the world’s most pristine waters, atop a vast underwater mountain range, the North Malé Atoll is truly a thing of beauty. Emerging from the depths of the Indian Ocean like a dream, Coco Privé Kuda Hithi Island is the jewel in the crown of the Maldives– an entire private island dedicated to you. Discover a world where luxury and serenity walk hand in hand; your home away from home. This is your time and your place. Book it now.
Cowley Manor is a contemporary country house hotel which sits in the glorious Cotswold countryside surrounded by 55 acres of parkland, woods and meadows. The famous gardens feature several natural springs, a series of lakes and Victorian cascades. Cowley Manor and its award-winning design and architecture combined to pioneer a new wave of contemporary country house hotels. With emphasis on comfort, service and very few rules, Cowley Manor is the ideal place to relax, unwind and indulge in the heart of the British countryside.