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Pimalai Resort and Spa Koh Lanta, Krabi

Pimalai Resort and Spa, Koh Lanta, Krabi Words: Kirsten DurwardPhotos: Monica Tindall (without watermark supplied by the resort) With over 100 acres of lush tropical forest, it’s easy to reconnect with nature at the Pimalai Resort and Spa on Koh Lanta. Al…

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Casa del Mar, Pantai Cenang, Langkawi

Casa del Mar – Welcome Home Monica Tindall Twenty years of visiting Langkawi, and not a whole lot has changed. The sleepy tropical island in Malaysia’s north continues to be an easy weekend getaway for KL-ites or Singaporeans desiring a break from harried c…

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Kappa Senses, Ubud, Bali – Spa Resort

Kappa Senses  Words: Kirsten Durward Photos: Monica Tindall Superbly blended into nature on a verdant two-hectare property in the surrounds of Ubud, Kappa Senses is conceived as a reviving ‘nest’ for guests to relax and reawaken their sense…

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Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort

Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort Words: Kirsten Durward Photos: Monica Tindall Situated in extensive lush landscaped grounds in the Southern Bali Peninsula, Renaissance Bali Nusa Dua Resort delights us on first impression. Inspired by Balinese theatre, the …

Wellness Retreat Langkawi

Wellness Retreat Langkawi, Malaysia

Wellness Retreat Langkawi – Ambong Pool Villas Monica Tindall Wellness retreats are famed in Bali and other parts of Southeast Asia, yet they are still a rarity in Malaysia. It seems a shame as the country certainly has no shortage of beautiful locations, w…

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PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur

PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur  Monica Tindall PARKROYAL COLLECTION Kuala Lumpur opened with a green façade and a promise to future generations – we will be thoughtful in what we use today so there will be enough for you tomorrow.  Consideration i…

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Luxury Resort Nusa Dua, Bali

Luxury Resort Nusa Dua, Bali Monica Tindall Some people say you don’t get a taste of Bali if staying in a luxury resort in Nusa Dua. An affluent area and part of the Bali Tourism Development Complex, it is clean, organised and extremely safe, resembling a posh …

Munduk Moding Plantation

Munduk Moding Plantation, Bali

Munduk Moding Plantation Monica Tindall Imagine you’ve just witnessed an incredible sunset from the comfort of your luxurious mountain villa. Now, the sun has disappeared, and night has set in. The air is crisp, and the steam from your heated private bubbling ja…

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Adiwana Resort Jembawan, Ubud

Adiwana Resort Jembawan, Ubud Monica Tindall Adiwana Resort Jembawan offers the best of both worlds in Ubud. Its town-centre location provides instant access to the boutiques, cafes and shopping experiences found in abundance in the hill village. However, it…