Escape the heat for some rest and relaxation at these luxury hotels
Nestled in the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown, where business, socialising and nightlife meet, is the newly opened Six Senses Duxton, a hotel that takes pride in being sustainable and focused on the community. Its convenient location makes it the perfect base for travellers to explore some of the country’s most popular attractions, such as the National Museum of Singapore and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. The hotel offers 25 guestrooms and 24 suites, each with its own unique design so that no two rooms are the same, equipped with amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, minibar and toiletries by The Organic Pharmacy. Take time to visit the hotel’s modern Chinese restaurant, Yellow Pot, which serves up contemporary twists to traditional recipes, or stop by the adjacent bar to relax and unwind over drinks.
Located in the heart of Hatten City, DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka boasts 273 stylish and spacious guest rooms, including 27 suites and a Presidential Suite. With the hotel so close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of old Melaka, it is the ideal launch pad for travellers looking to experience the city’s delicacies and heritage, as well as famous attractions such as Red Square, St Paul’s Hill and Jonker Street. Recreational options include an outdoor infinity pool and fitness centre. Guests will never be famished as the hotel has three restaurants offering local and international favourites at Makan Kitchen, Italian cuisine at Tosca, and drinks and light snacks at Axis Lounge. For meetings and events, there are five meeting rooms, a boardroom and an 800-square-metre ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,100 guests.
The Royal Treatment
Get a taste of how it feels to be royalty at the JW Marriott Jaipur Resort and Spa. Inspired by the regal palaces of Rajasthan, the resort has 200 luxurious rooms, villas and suites, with designs that feature grand arches and intricate jaali metalwork. When it comes to dining, be spoilt for choice with five in-house restaurants to choose from. Those wanting to stay active while travelling can frequent the fitness centre and all-weather outdoor pool, while guests seeking relaxation can visit the spa for personalised consultation and treatments using natural local produce. Keep the young ones entertained at the exclusive Kids Club, where there will be plenty of activities set up for them.
Fortitude Valley is home to Alex Perry Hotel And Apartments, the brainchild of Australian fashion icon Alex Perry. Travellers will be treated to boutique-style accommodation that is both unique and comfortable, with five types of rooms available, each with fully equipped kitchens and dining areas. Everything needed for a convenient, hassle-free stay is included, from in-room laundry and ironing facilities to bathrooms with exclusive toiletries and amenities. Enjoy a host of other facilities such as a rooftop recreation area, outdoor heated swimming pool, BBQ area, sundeck and a gymnasium.
Luxury In The Sky
Soar high above the city with a stay at the Signiel Seoul, located within Lotte World Tower, the sixth tallest building in the world. The harmonious blend of Eastern and Western influences in its design makes for aesthetically pleasing rooms and suites, paired with spectacular skyline views. Delight the taste buds at any of the hotel’s four restaurants, or enjoy contemporary menus whilst sipping on a drink at the largest champagne bar in Asia, Bar 81. The hotel’s exceptional spa is a must-visit, as is the fitness centre and a swimming pool for those who adopt an active lifestyle even on their travels.