Asia, the world’s largest continent, covers nearly 30% of the Earth’s land area but is home to 60% of the world’s population. From the ancient ruins, jungles, and pristine beaches of the south east to the modern megacities of the east of the region, travellers will find the Far East and Asia a fascinating destination that is rich in cultural diversity, great people, and delicious cuisine.
Since its opening in 1988, the Thai beach resort of Amanpuri has established a reputation for personal service, fine cuisine and cruising, all of which complement the natural beauty of its tropical island surroundings. Amanpuri, a Sanskrit word meaning ‘place of peace’, reflects its name in more ways than one.
Raffles Hotel is Singapore’s most graceful landmark, whose charms now include a shopping arcade, a museum, romantic courtyards and a Victorian-style theatre, Jubilee Hall, a popular venue for film screenings and performances. Savour a Singapore Sling at the legendary Long Bar, where the world renown cocktail originated from.
At Tanjong Jara you can choose from a wide variety of possible experiences – lazy and languid, energetic and outdoors, indulgent and regenerative, cultural and enlightening.
Just an hour’s flight from the busy streets of Bangkok, Thailand’s cultural capital – packed with temples, art galleries and Northern Thai restaurants – moves at a slower pace. A trip outside the city’s ancient walls reveals lush hills called home by tribal villagers.
Located on the privately owned island of Pangkor Laut, off the west coast of Malaysia, The Estates reflect a South East Asian past that integrates beauty, luxury and comfort.