An escape from the real world to a paradise of bliss.

Imagine kicking back in a sun-soaked villa on one of the best beaches in Koh Samui or enjoying a family charter of river barges along the canals in France. Can you think of anything more desirable than this? Here’s a list of destinations that could next on your bucket list.

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Belmond Napasai

Did anyone say island retreat? Nestled on the island of Koh Samui and its private sandy beaches, Belmond Napasai is a tempting treat waiting for you. The beautiful standalone villas, suites, and the infinity-edge freshwater pool is everything you would want for that perfect getaway.

Belmond Jimbaran Puri

When we think of an island paradise, we can’t help but think of that classic Indonesian holiday destination — Bali. For a completely peaceful and private holiday, Belmond Jimbaran Puri is an indulging spot that offers many unique and authentic experiences.

Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor

In the heart of Siem Reap lies an authentic Cambodian sanctuary — Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor. It’s traditional suites offer a laid-back yet so peaceful haven amongst the lush flora.

Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Between the colourful mosaics, your imagination wanders in the traditional ancient city of Luang Prabang. A part of the rural collection, Laos is an escape to all the beautiful natural and cultural surroundings you can imagine. Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is an idyllic French colonial classic retreat that boasts a soothing sense of peace and tranquility for your unwind.

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Belmond Hotel Cipriani

Venezia, Italy, is an ideal place to escape if you are more of an artsy person. Belmond Hotel Cipriani is located within a 15th-century former place with views overlooking St Mark’s Square; an ideal vacation for family gatherings and celebrations.

Alisha Pawa
Writer
Alisha is a passionate dancer and is always creating her own choreographies. She is a fan of rom-com novels, a coffee-drinker who loves tea, and is always on-the-go for her midnight chocolate cravings. She hopes to tick-off her never-ending bucket list one day by hosting her own travel show.