Summer is coming and planning vacations is high on our priority list. Weekend getaways are the perfect way to escape routine, try a new destination and disconnect. Here's our favourite 5 weekend escapes.
Just an hour on the ferry from Hong Kong, Macau is the perfect weekend escape. Book a room at the Four Seasons Macau Cotai Strip for the ultimate luxurious stay; complete with world class entertainment, refreshing swimming pools and impeccable service. Where Portuguese traditions meet Chinese, walk the cobblestone streets of the city or try your luck in one of the many casino. Be sure not to miss tasting Macau's renowned tasty custard egg tarts before you leave!
One of the most picturesque spots in Thailand, Phuket is surrounded by turquoise waters and pristine reefs. You can't go wrong with a stay at the Amanpuri resort, nestled in a coconut grove, this exclusive retreat is a gateway to the beauty of Phuket. If exploring the coasts by boat, or relaxing on a sun lounger sounds like your kind of weekend getaway then you'll fall in love with this spot.
If Phuket is a destination you've already tried, why not try the west coast - Krabi. Characterised by sheer limestone cliffs, dense forests and stunning offshore islands, Krabi is a great weekend stop over. Stay at the 5-star Phulay Bay Ritz-Carlton a luxurious resort located along the shores of the Andaman Sea for a unique cultural experience. The list of attractions here goes far beyond just beautiful beaches. Unique sights include national parks, hot springs, and secret sites hidden off the beaten path waiting to be discovered.
If you want to get away from the hustle of Hong Kong but aren’t quite ready to leave the city lights behind why not try Singapore. With a tropical climate all year round, Singapore is a great destination for a quick getaway. A hub for explorers, foodies and action seekers alike, no weekend break is complete here without a stay in the chic Shangri-La Sentosa Resort & Spa. Perfect for the whole family, enjoy a central location and an array of of kids activities.
For adventure lovers, Malaysia has a lot more to offer than just high rises and the buzz of a city. Venture into the rainforest for a weekend like no other, and experience the island of Langkawi, with lush greenery and beaches like no other, the journey maybe be slightly more complicated but you'll reap the rewards. No trip here would be complete without a stay in the magical resort: The Datai Langkawi. With breathtaking views and a unique blend of natural surroundings, it remains as Malaysia's most sought-after luxury destination resort with unrivalled experiences.