Girlie getaways: 8 luxurious girls trip ideas around Asia and beyond
Quality time with your girl group doesn’t come as easily or frequently as we’d wish, which makes trips away together all the more meaningful. With the kids, partners, and responsibilities back at home safely taken care of, it’s time for the ladies to have all the fun. We’ve put together a list of luxurious girls trip ideas at destination resorts we know you’ll love:
This off-the-grid resort is one of Indonesia’s fanciest stays, and is only accessible by a private seaplane from Singapore. Should you be so lucky to check in here, try one of the newly launched restorative wellbeing programmes; Journey to Calm and Journey to Vitality. These programmes incorporate physical, emotional, intellectual, spiritual, social and environmental wellbeing, including activities like spa treatments and meditation.
After a long five-year makeover, Chiva-Som is embracing the new decade with bigger bedrooms and complimentary butler service, an exercise studio, and remodelled Niranlada Medi-Spa. As one of the most praised wellness resorts, this is the vacation spot for physiotherapy, pilates, and 100% natural facials — followed by lots of mimosas. Check out the website for ongoing promotions!
Chiva-Som Hua Hin
If the name rings a bell, you’re probably a fan of the Kardashians. Aka the stunning beachfront villa complex the family stayed at in Phuket, Iniala enjoys sunrise views over Phang Nga’s mountains and over the Andaman Sea. 2020 welcomes two new one-bedroom pool suites and restaurant Pärla, with the appointment of its Executive Chef Seumus Smith.
Iniala Beach House
London will always have its spot on the list of best travel destinations for girl gangs. The Lanesborough is quintessentially British with its decor, letting you get that classic English experience. And what’s the experience without afternoon tea? The hotel has recently paired up with world-famous bakery Peggy Porschen for a splendid afternoon tea under the illuminated domed glass rood of its Michelin-starred Céleste, available only until 2 June 2020.
24 villas make up the Samujana estate, complete with yoga mats, snacks in the mini-bar, meditation apps on the in-room mobile phones and a detox menu which can be prepared in the comfort of your own villa. Sound good? Request for the Destination Detox package for two which consists of a yoga session, massage, BBQ dinner, hike with a private guide, and meditation session.
There’s no place like home. The Datai Langkawi is built as if from nature with full respect of the surrounding 10-million-year-old-rainforest. Plus, Datai Bay is rated as one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic. Accommodation options include rooms, suites and villas with private verandas, along with excursions like golf, sailing, and cooking classes.
The fashion crowd will love staying at Giorgio Armani‘s very own Armani Hotel Milano in Italy’s prestigious fashion capital. Imagine being welcomed the same way Giorgio would welcome his guests, and there you have ethos of Armani Hotel. On top of the Armani/SPA and gourmet restaurant, the hotel also has Armani/Silos and Armani Design Enthusiasts experiences to book.
Armani Hotel Milano
There truly is no experience as magical as an African safari. Tsavo is Kenya’s oldest and largest national park. At 22,000 square kilometres, it’s six times the size of Maasai Mara! These luxury tents really are something too, made from sustainable materials like a roof of makuti palm leaves, while featuring multi-level elevated decks for views of surrounding hippo pools and the camp’s water hole.