Bored of visiting the same hotel pool every day? The travel website Booking.com has rounded up the top hotels in Asia with direct and easy access to a private beach, so holidaymakers can enjoy the sand, sun and waves without even having to leave the hotel property.
Located in Asia’s most popular destinations, each of these private beaches is just a short flight away.
W Retreat Koh Samui – Surat Thani, Thailand
This luxurious 5-star hotel boasts its own sandy beachfront. Each stylish villa has a large deck with a private pool and free WiFi. Silk lamps and designer furnishings give each villa a relaxed yet elegant feel. During the stay, you can enjoy free ice cream, bottled water and soft drinks at the Sweet Spots located all over the property.
Chateau Beach Resort Kenting – Kenting, Taiwan
Located on Dawan seashore, the rooms on the ground floor offer direct access to the beach through the French doors. But don’t be upset if you are not on the ground floor – you can also enjoy the fantastic view from your private balcony with a nice cool beverage. Chateau Beach Resort Kenting is only about a 3-minute drive to the night market where you can enjoy the local scene and eat your heart out!
Samabe Bali Suites & Villas – Bali, Indonesia
The perfect location for honeymoon lovers who can enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime romantic dinner by the beach, while witness the sun cast its golden rays down upon the clouds, turning them fire red. The property is only six kilometres from Museum Pasifika, eight kilometres from Garuda Wisnu Kencana cultural park, and just 30 minutes by car from Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Hotel Pullman Danang Beach Resort – Danang, Vietnam
The resort is just three kilometres from downtown Danang, keeping you away from the noise, hustle and bustle of the city. You may hesitate choosing between enjoying the infinity pool or beach, but you will certainly love the beach BBQ here at night.
Palau Pacific Resorts – Palau
With a living room right above the sea, the ocean is your private swimming pool. You can even walk down to the sea from your bedroom. The area is popular for snorkelling and diving, with a PADI 5 Star dive centre located at the resort.
Plantation Bay Resort and Spa – Cebu, The Philippines
The property features one of the world’s largest privately owned lagoons where you can go kayaking, swimming and indulge in some yoga. Adventurous divers will love it here, as there is a 300-metre deep cliff just within a hundred metres of the shore, offering steep wall and wreck diving.