Small Luxury Hotels of the World has just added five new boutique independent hotels to their collection and they’re all beautiful, including one in gods own Nelson, you want to enjoy the beauty of our own backyard.
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Milaidhoo Island: Baa Atoll, Maldives
This tiny island in the breath taking Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve has been transformed into a brand new contemporary luxury resort, opening on November 10th, where coconut palm thatched villas sit nestled among pristine beaches and lush greenery. A 30 minute trip by seaplane from Male international airport and with its closest neighbouring island home to just 420 residents this resort provides the perfect secluded location for an exotic luxury break. With 50 rooms ranging from lodges to land and overwater villas, each with a private pool, guests can indulge in all aspects of island life from rejuvenating spa treatments, yoga and meditation classes to sensational gourmet food at one of three restaurants. The resort’s no infant and informal dresscode policy makes for a tranquil and casual stay. Rate includes daily buffet breakfast and a la carte dinner at the main restaurant, free wifi and welcome drinks.
Naman Retreat: Da Nang City, Vietnam
This secluded beach front enclave has 104 minimalist villas situated between iconic sandy beaches and the historical city of Hoi An Ancient Town. Naman Retreat is dedicated to a philosophy of holistic wellness and offers guests 3 -14 day detox journeys focused on cleansing and purifying the mind and body, as well as offering more bespoke spa treatments at the in-house Pure Spa. If guests are more interested in culinary adventures the Hay Hay restaurant serves specialties of Hoi An Town such as ‘cao lau’ made with noodles pork and local greens, or take the 15 minute shuttle bus offered by the resort to the city itself and take a cooking class to try your hand at re-creating the tasty cuisine. The cool and contemporary Naman retreat is made up of luxury villas, many of which boast private plunge pools and stunning vistas of the East Sea. Price is for a one bedroom pool villa and includes daily breakfast, one spa treatment and wifi.
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