The 30-minute drive to Aleenta takes you away from the resort-clogged circus of Phuket through small towns, rubber-tree farms, and rolling hills of palm trees....more
Thai architect Duangrit Bunnag secures his reputation as the latest Thai design wunderkind with striking minimalist work at this 79-room beach resort on the...more
Few hotels in the world make a better first impression than Amanpuri. Upon arriving from the madness of the airport—only 25 minutes as the limo...more
Anantara's superb setting on a sylvan hillside above the Mekong River, an hour north of Chiang Rai, is not the only reason to love this 103-room hotel. The...more
A large private pool, an outdoor tub for two, and an alfresco dining sala are standard room fare at this newly built resort along Phuket's longest beach. The 83...more
It's tempting to want to veg inside one's cozy suite at this hillside resort on Phuket's Kamala Bay. There's the wicked 52-inch LCD television in your living...more
After overseeing the sprawling, $75 million Mandarin Oriental Dhara Dhevi, architect Rachen "Taam'' Intawong went for up close and personal with this eight-room...more
Those seeking total escape now have a fantasy sanctuary in a remote mountain-girdled valley on the fringes of northern Thailand's large Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng...more
Between its resorts in the Maldives, the Seychelles, and here, Banyan Tree has nailed the fine art of lounging by the sea. It's got the beachy ambience, but...more
The party-happy sands of Chaweng are just over the ridgeline to the north of Banyan Tree's private, palm-lined bay, part of a hidden valley on the eastern shore...more
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