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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 …

Andaz Bali

Andaz Bali, Luxury Resort Sanur

Andaz Bali Monica Tindall The vibrant, contemporary sister of Hyatt Hotels, Andaz Bali, is an excellent showcase of modern Balinese culture.  Nestled in the mature landscape of Sanur, Andaz Bali mirrors a chic Balinese village, summoning guests to appre…

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Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna, Villasimius

Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna Monica Tindall Nothing speaks summer more than time on the beach, and Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna calls loudly. Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna Pullman Timi Ama Sardegna Location Aquamarine waters contrasted with white sand, and tall palms un…

Anantara Malaysia

Beach Resort Desaru Coast – Anantara

Beach Resort Desaru Coast Monica Tindall This is my second stay at Anantara Desaru Coast Resort & Villas, and it’s an absolute pleasure to return. The resort has direct beach access and a central courtyard of magnificent pools. I spend so much time dipping and …

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The Westin Desaru Coast, Beach Resort Johor

The Westin Desaru Coast Monica Tindall A corner sea-view suite at The Westin Desaru Coast with dual balconies, an enormous bathtub and clean contemporary lines is my home for a few days. The brand’s focus on wellness fits my desires flawlessly, and it’s here where …

Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi

Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi

Pelangi Beach Resort & Spa, Langkawi Words: Rebecca CannonPhotos: Monica Tindall Living in Malaysia, I get an itch every once and a while, whispering, “It’s time for a Langkawi getaway – time to slow your pace, truly enjoy your lush, trop…

Shangri-La Rasa Ria

Shangri-La Rasa Ria, Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

Shangri-La Rasa Ria Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall A resort destination for families, nature lovers, beach lovers, golf lovers and romantic lovers, the Shangri-La Rasa Ria is a paradise on earth. Throughout time, great poets have told us of Kubl…

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Words: Claire Matheson Photos: Monica Tindall Offering true resort-style vacations, Shangri-La Tanjung Aru in Kota Kinabalu is a utopian paradise on earth, with so much on offer to pack your days with. You’ll wake up on your last day of hol…

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Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast

Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast Monica Tindall Noisy, bustling and vibrant, our arrival to Hard Rock Hotel Desaru Coast has our toes tapping from the minute our feet hit the lobby. Rock tunes buzz from quality speakers and staff wearing name badges noting their favou…

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa, Malaysia

The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa Reopens Post-MCO Monica Tindall The picturesque shores of a private beach, minutes from the main town of Kuah, is home to one of Langkawi’s most respected waterfront properties, The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa. Just reo…