Asia’s Iconic Beaches

Asia’s Iconic Beaches

With picture-perfect sands and boundless panoramas, Asia’s iconic beaches and urban hotspots offer everything from barefoot luxury and golden-hour glamour to epic shopping and nightlife. From Bali to Vietnam, beaches are sparkling, cities are clear of crowds, and the temples, ruins and wildlife parks are just waiting to be explored. In an added incentive to dust off the suitcase, Avani Hotels has unveiled special offers ranging from flexi-stays and all-inclusives to free nights.

 

Vietnam Explorations

 

With spring in full swing, Vietnam’s tropical landscapes look irresistible. With 3,000 km of golden coastline, Insta-worthy Indochine architecture and the freshest of flavours, Vietnam is always ready for exploration. In south central Vietnam, where crystal-clear waters lap the sandy shore, Avani Quy Nhon offers oceanfront stays starting from US$133 (Bt4,599++) with additional savings and cool perks for direct bookings. Known as Vietnam’s seafood capital, Quy Nhon is well supplied by the nearby fishing villages, promising many delicious discoveries.

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches
The main pool and gardens at Avani Khao Lak Resort.

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches – Thailand Smiles

 

To rediscover the pleasures of jumping on a plane to enjoy a spontaneous city break or some you-time on your favourite island, pick any of the special offers from Avani’s ten hotels and resorts in Thailand. In Bangkok, stays at Avani+ Riverside offer panoramic skyline views of the Chao Phraya or Avani Sukhumvit places you in a buzzing neighbourhood packed with local food and drink. Avani+ Koh Lanta offers a stunning cliffside resort on the little-known Koh Lanta island with heart-stopping views of the Andaman; whilst the brand new Avani+ Khao Lak, offers an unbeatable combination of private pool villas and untouched beaches with access to Thailand’s hottest up and coming surfing destination. See all Thailand offers here.

 

Laidback Laos

 

The award-winning Avani+ Luang Prabang offers stunning design and a plethora of culture on the banks of the Mekong, within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. With a striking natural setting, languid riverside pace of life, and dozens on heritage temples within walking distance, the cosy property places you in the centre of it all. The central swimming pool shaded by a centuries-old banyan tree is the focal point during the day, while the hotel bar draws in locals and travellers for excellent tipples after dark. Doubles from US$161 (Bt5,560++).

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches
Dusk at Avani Luang Prabang Hotel in Laos.

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches – Cambodia Past & Present

 

Set within landscapes rich in thousands of years of history, FCC Angkor by Avani connects travellers to the past complemented by a contemporary sensibility. Resting among fragrant gardens, the storied property is only a 15-minute drive to Angkor Wat with its cinematic ruins that are currently blissfully tourist-free. The spruced-up town of Siem Reap is begging to be explored on foot or by tuk-tuk, while the on-property Visaya Spa pampers with traditional Khmer massage. The reopening package, from US$129 (Bt4,460++) per night, includes a one-day guided Angkor tour.

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches
FCC Angkor by Avani is rich in history.

 

Sri Lanka, Naturally

 

Sri Lanka is the trifecta of beach, culture and safari, and Avani Kalutara makes sure you don’t miss a thing. The newly renovated resort is hugged by ocean and river on three sides, with leisure options ranging from beachfront hammock chilling to high-speed adventures on the water. Next door is the Geoffrey Bawa-designed Anantara Kalutara Resort that houses a library displaying some of the famous architect’s sketches. The reopening package, starting from US$83 (Bt2,860++) per night, offers a complimentary night when three consecutive nights are booked.

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches
A balcony view at Avani Seminyak Bali Resort.

 

Asia’s Iconic Beaches – Blissfully Bali

 

Bali, with its legendary beach club-scene and idiosyncratic spirituality, is the complete package of verdant interior, a magical culture, roaring surf and blazing sunsets. The ritzy Avani Seminyak offers a choice of suites and villas, both with private pools, with Seminyak’s stunning beach only a five-minute walk away. Local fashion boutiques and eateries are impeccably stylish and promise many a happy hour spent shopping for chic beachwear and toasting the setting sun. Resort packages start from US$208 (Bt7,190++) with flexible cancellation options.

 

Source: Avani Hotels.

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