Bright, shiny and new, these properties are raising the levels of hospitality in the region
Centrally located at one of Bali’s hottest tourist spots, Wyndham Garden Kuta Bali provides a convenient retreat for discerning travellers, be it for business or leisure. The hotel is just steps away from the beach, with beautiful ocean front views and bright, spacious rooms complete with plush bedding, work space, mini fridge, safe and coffee-making facilities. Swim a few laps in the outdoor pool, chill at the bar or unwind to Balinese treatments at the rooftop spa before heading out to explore Kuta’s exciting nightlife and shopping.
Next to the tranquil shores of Nai Yang Beach is The Slate Phuket, recently relaunched with a refreshed look and new experiences for holiday-makers. Drawing influence from the island’s tin mining history, the decor features metallic industrial elements blended with traditional Thai designs in a lush, tropical setting. Take part in land and sea activities, from diving and kayaking to cooking and fitness classes. For a blissful afternoon, indulge in rejuvenating massages and treatments at the Coqoon spa. In conjunction with the relaunch, the resort is offering a four-night stay at the price of three until 31 July, with daily breakfast and complimentary muay thai, boxing, tennis or paddleboard lessons for two.
Sustainable living and eco-friendly design take centre stage at the newly opened Element Kuala Lumpur, housed within Ilham Tower in the heart of Malaysia’s capital city. Its 252 single and multi-room suites, some of which come with their own kitchenettes, offer panoramic hill or city skyline views and are ideal for extended stays or large groups. Choose from wholesome food options and activities for a healthy lifestyle on the go, with facilities such as an indoor saline pool, a fitness centre with yoga and Zumba classes, and a Bikes-to-Borrow programme for adventurous travellers wishing to explore the city.
After a busy day taking in the sights and sounds of bustling Bangkok, return to a comfortable stay at the Movenpick Ekamai Bangkok. The exclusive serviced residences, featuring 158 contemporary, fully furnished units, come with amenities such as Wi-Fi, daily housekeeping, toiletries and towels, LED flatscreen TVs as well as coffee and tea-making facilities. Choose from a range of living spaces to suit single travellers, couples or families. There is also a rooftop gym and meeting rooms for conferences.