Travelers in search of luxury and relaxation in Southeast Asia are in for a treat with the opening of several new hotels and resorts in the region. From idyllic beachfront locations to lush mountain retreats, these properties offer a range of stunning settings and lavish world-class amenities. Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, there’s a new luxury resort awaiting in Southeast Asia that’s sure to exceed your expectations.
As a leading tour operator in the region, our team at Asia Bespoke Tours stays up-to-date on the latest resort openings, allowing us to offer our clients exclusive new experiences with special offers. In this article, we’ll take a look at the top seven new luxury resorts that have recently opened or are soon to open in Southeast Asia, providing you with plenty of inspiration for your next trip to this beautiful part of the world
The Anam Mui Ne, Vietnam
The Anam Mui Ne is the latest addition to Vietnam’s luxury resort scene and has already made waves since opening this past January, 2023. It is the perfect destination for travelers seeking a luxurious escape in Vietnam, where they can experience Vietnamese charm and colonial-style aesthetics in a nostalgic Indochine era infused with gracious Vietnamese hospitality. The resort is situated on a pristine stretch of beach on the southern coast of Vietnam, offering guests an idyllic setting for a relaxing vacation. With 77 villas and 127 rooms, each designed with a modern twist on traditional Vietnamese architecture, guests can enjoy world-class amenities such as the resort’s spa, restaurants, and excursions.
Shinta Mani Mustang – A Bensley Collection, Nepal
Be among the first to experience an unforgettable stay at Shinta Mani Mustang – A Bensley Collection, situated high in the mountains at the gateway of Mustang, a previously forbidden kingdom that remained isolated from outsiders for centuries. The opening of Shinta Mani Mustang is generating buzz within the hospitality industry, thanks to its luxurious and sustainable approach in such a remote location. With only 29 exclusive suites, this all-inclusive resort promises a bespoke, cultural, and spiritual adventure like no other. The hotel is scheduled to open on August 1, 2023, and it promises an unforgettable experience that is both lavish and remote. Guests can indulge in all-inclusive bespoke adventures, feel like royalty in traditionally designed Tibetan rooms with sweeping mountain views, and enjoy VIP services from the moment of arrival, including fast-track immigration services.
Six Senses Kanuhura Resort, Maldives
The Six Senses Kanuhura Resort in the Maldives has recently reopened its doors to guests on April 1, once again promising a truly unique and unforgettable experience. This time, with an upgrade of overwater villas, new family suites, new dining concepts such as a picnic on a deserted island, and a pioneering wellness offering – all with a sustainability ethos in mind. Adventure waits no time, as you hop aboard a private seaplane to fly 40 minutes to your remote luxury resort, located on the private island of Kanuhura in the Lhaviyani Atoll. You will land to pristine white-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush tropical vegetation. Guests can indulge in a range of wellness experiences, from yoga classes to holistic spa treatments, or explore the island’s natural beauty through snorkeling, diving, and other water sports.
Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, Indonesia
In June 2022, Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape located in northern Ubud, introduced a new concept of “no walls, no doors” with its exclusive adult-only villas set amongst Balinese wilderness. These 16 spacious villas are designed to provide an immersive nature experience without compromising on luxury. Each villa features a private pool, gazebo, open-air decks, and breathtaking views of the mountains and jungle. The furnished indoor-outdoor living and sleeping areas come with wooden roofs and can be covered with roll-down shades for privacy or to keep out the rain. The resort’s community dining and lounge spaces were designed to foster a sense of community and share the property’s farm-to-table philosophy, which emphasizes locally sourced, plant-based ingredients. Additionally, the resort offers local adventures such as jungle trekking, crossing the Ayung River, visiting the Buahan waterfall, and moonlit yoga sessions.
Cap Karoso, Indonesia
Cap Karoso, known as the modern traveler’s refuge, is the newest addition to the luxurious hotels in Indonesia, and it is quickly becoming a hot topic in the hospitality industry. The hotel boasts stunning ocean views, elegant interiors, and exceptional services, making it an unparalleled and upscale vacation destination. Nestled on the coastline of a beautiful coral reef and encircled by crystal-clear lagoons and charming local communities, Cap Karoso provides a luxurious base to explore the captivating island of Sumba in Indonesia. Sumba offers an opportunity to unplug while immersing oneself in a totally new world, discovering indigenous life and cultural traditions. The hotel contributes not only to the local people through preservation and resourcing but also to the environment. Cap Karoso has taken several measures to reduce its environmental impact, including using solar power, promoting recycling, and sourcing local and organic products. Having recently opened in January 2023, it is sure to attract tourists from all over the world who are seeking a luxurious and eco-friendly escape.
Singapore EDITION, Singapore
The highly anticipated opening of Singapore’s EDITION hotel has finally arrived, and it is poised to redefine luxury hospitality in the country. The hotel features 190 beautifully designed rooms and suites, each with floor-to-ceiling windows that offer breathtaking views of Singapore’s skyline. Additionally, the hotel boasts a stunning rooftop infinity pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a signature restaurant that serves modern Asian cuisine. The Singapore EDITION officially opened its doors to guests in March 2023 and has already received rave reviews for its exceptional service and immersive experience.
Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach, Thailand
Since its opening in January of this year, Andaz Pattaya Jomtien Beach has quickly become one of the most sought-after additions to Pattaya’s vibrant hotel scene. Situated directly on the golden sands of Jomtien Beach, this luxurious hotel promises guests an unforgettable experience of Thai hospitality and style. With a focus on local culture and design, every aspect of the hotel’s architecture and decor reflects traditional Thai culture with a modern twist. From the breathtaking sea views to the authentic Thai cuisine and spa treatments, every detail has been thoughtfully designed to immerse guests in the rich heritage and traditions of Pattaya. Despite its location providing a peaceful beachfront retreat, guests can easily access the hustle and bustle of Bangkok, which is less than two hours away.
These new luxury hotels in Southeast Asia offer guests the opportunity to experience the ultimate in indulgence and relaxation. Whether you’re looking for a beachfront retreat, an urban sanctuary, or an eco-friendly escape, these hotels are sure to impress and are not to be missed. For those of you looking to celebrate an anniversary, or escape on a romantic vacation be sure to read our article on the Top 7 Romantic Experiences in South East Asia.
Southeast Asia’s hospitality scene is constantly evolving, with new and exciting luxury hotels opening every year. From stunning beachfront retreats and urban sanctuaries, to eco-friendly escapes, there’s something for every type of traveler. If you’re planning a trip to Southeast Asia and want to experience these new luxury hotels, Asia Bespoke Tours can help. With our insider knowledge of the region and close relationships with these top-tier properties, Asia Bespoke Tours can create a customized itinerary that meets your specific preferences. Plus, our team can secure special offers and perks at these new luxury stays, making your trip even more unforgettable. Don’t miss the chance to explore Southeast Asia in style with Asia Bespoke Tours.