Announcing the addition of 10 new properties across the region, Secret Retreats is excited to expand its portfolio into three more Asian countries – Myanmar, Nepal and Taiwan.
In just 3 years since it was founded, the Secret Retreats community has reached a new milestone this month, now in 14 Asian countries and featuring more than 60 properties, with a full collection of luxury and unique offerings that include hotels, inns, cruises, villas and restaurants.
“The beauty of what we do with Secret Retreats is that we are always looking for new properties that can offer our guests a different way to experience Asia, so that they can meet caring hosts who are willing to share their passion.” — Stéphane Junca, Managing Director of Secret Retreats
Secret Retreats 10 new members:
Nepal, Pokhara Valley
Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Perched 1000 feet above the Pokhara Valley in central Nepal, with a spectacular Himalayan backdrop, Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge is an oasis of tranquillity. Ideal for pre and post-treks located in an authentic Nepalese rural setting.
Myanmar, Inle Lake
Inle Princess Resort
Sheltered in a peaceful inlet on the shore, beneath the Blue Mountains, Inle Princess is a hidden refuge and gateway to the unique cultural and natural treasures of Inle Lake. Explore with boat trips, walks, bike rides or canoes, and dine on the lake at sunset.
Myanmar, Mrauk U
Mrauk U Princess Resort
Along the Kaladan River, in a bend of lotus ponds and mangroves, Mrauk U Princess is a gateway into the ancient kingdom of Arakan, and a way of life that has remained almost unchanged for centuries. Explore archaeological wonders, 500 year-old temples and stupas scattered across the hills of the former capital, once home to Bengali literati, Samurai mercenaries and Mughal Princes on the run.
Taiwan, Pingtung County
This hot spring resort is situated in Pingtung, southern Taiwan, set amidst remote mountains on the banks of Tou-Mu Lake. Each suite features both an indoor and outdoor hot tub with spring water that can be adjusted to any temperature.
Indonesia, Bali (Ubud)
Surrounded by lush greenery and breath-taking views overlooking its own rice paddy fields, Kenanga Hotel offers an ideal gateway to Ubud’s culture. Just 5 minutes by car from the town centre, replete with a swimming pool and restaurant.
Thailand, Andaman Coast
Golden Buddha Beach Resort
Away from the tourist crowds, Koh Phra Thong is a gloriously unspoilt remote island. 28 privately owned traditional wooden homes sprinkled along the shoreline of a sheltered bay along a beautiful and deserted 12 km beach.
Cambodia, Siem Reap (Angkor)
Set in the spacious grounds of a family estate, with a gorgeous saltwater swimming pool and a fine dining restaurant, Maison Polanka is a collection of two Khmer wooden houses on stilts and villa with five stylish rooms making one’s stay here a truly authentic Cambodian experience.
Les Maisons Wat Kor
Located in the heart of a Khmer Village with beautifully preserved traditional wooden homes on stilts, within the atmospheric Cambodian countryside. Maisons Wat Kor features a restaurant-bar and salt-water swimming pool, replete with Khmer cooking classes and classic Khmer massage services.
Vietnam, Mekong Delta
The Island Lodge
Located 90 minutes by car from Saigon, this 12-room lodge is set on a small island in the Mekong Delta with Mekong River views and tropical gardens.
An architectural jewel built by one of the King of Ladakh’s cousins, this unique 30-room home features two Buddhist temples, stables, and a large orchard laden with hundreds of apricot, apple and walnut trees. Nestled at 3,100 metres above sea level, embrace Himalaya’s rich cultural heritage.