Southeast Asia weekend ideas for July: Desaru, Java, Maldives
With the long-awaited reopening of many of our neighboring countries, we look forward to spending our weekends in these shelters. Here are 4 destinations in Southeast Asia to bookmark for the most rewarding weekends abroad in July.
From the sea to the mountains, there are answers to all your getaway desires nearby. Under the theme of holidays in nature, this month’s weekend ideas will take you to some of the best luxury hotels on hilltops and on sandy beaches.
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4 weekend ideas for July 2022
Amanjiwo, Java, Indonesia
The emerald green landscape of Java, Indonesia provides the perfect backdrop for Amanjiwo. With lush plains and the azure sea stretching beyond the horizon, views from this ultimate sanctuary are enhanced by the presence of Borobudur, the largest Buddhist temple in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. . Cascading over the hills, Amanjiwo’s suites are distinctively decorated with outdoor baths, private plunge pools, terrace, pavilions, and large romantic four-pillar beds.
Soneva Jani, Noonu Atoll, Maldives
Known worldwide as an ocean paradise, the Maldives has many luxury resorts to choose from. Among them, Soneva Jani stands out as one of the least dense resorts in the world. Exclusive ownership diverges in the more spacious Chapter One and Chapter Two, which are scattered with villas overlooking the sea with slides and a mansion on land. Several water activities, like water sports and dolphin cruises, and beach events, like Private Cinema Paradiso and North Beach Private Sunrise Breakfast, will keep you busy throughout the trip.
Rosewood Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang
Designed by the famous Bill Bensley, the Rosewood Luang Prabang perfectly captures the romantic essence of bygone Indochina while surrounded by rainforest and natural waterfalls. This idyllic all-in-one resort offers a natural getaway, royal Lao dining experiences and the traditional healing spa of Laos. The Royal Lao Cooking Class is another fun activity that takes you from finding ingredients in the forest to learning how to cook by the waterfall.
One & Only Desaru Coast, Desaru, Malaysia
Desaru Coast is the pristine white sand beach located on the southeast coast of Malaysia. Known as the Palm Village, One&Only Desaru Coast offers a wonderful retreat in its Rainforest Suites, Ocean Suites and Beachfront Villas. These tranquil suites provide the perfect place to rest and watch the day go by, whether it’s either by the alfresco dining area, tropical veranda or private pool.
This story first appeared on PrestigeOnline Thailand