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Uma Paro is an intimate, 29-room resort with some of the most exclusive private villas in Bhutan, perfectly located in the Paro Valley near to cultural landmarks.

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Sink into a deep, stone bath tub whilst admiring the pine forest view of the dramatic Paro Valley at Uma Paro.

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Don't miss the dramatic cliff-hike up to the sacred Tiger’s Nest monastery – a remarkable liff hanging spectacle and well worth the 2 and a half hour hike.

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Take in these epic views of the Phobjika Valley from Amankora Gangtey, Aman’s small-but-perfectly-formed luxury hotel.

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Relish in the space and tranquillity of the Amankora Bumthang's bonfire courtyard, surrounded by pine-clad mountains.

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Enjoy an al fresco fire to keep you cosy in the early evenings while you admire the pristine Himalayan scenery at the stylish Amankora Paro.

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Fulfill all your desert island fantasties while staying in one of Song Saa's Jungle Villas.

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Bathe with a view at Song Saa Private Island.

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Have a private picnic on one of the many deserted island surrounding Song Saa Private Island.

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Swim in your private pool or jump directly into the sea from your over water villa at Song Saa Private Island.

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Feel the sea breeze from the comfort of your four poster bed at Song Saa Private Island.

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Admire the barefoot luxury interiors at Song Saa Private Island, complete with Camobdian art and made with local materials. 

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Enjoy sun downers as you sway to the breeze at Song Saa Private Island.

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Cambodian sunsets are just bliss.

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Relax in style at Amansara's roof terrace in Siem Reap. The former guesthouse of King Sihanouk, Amansara is Siem Reap's most luxurious hotel. 

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Relax by Amansara's pool, surrounded by tranquil gardens. 

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The Great Wall is truly one of China’s most impressive sights.  Avoid the crowds by visiting early in the morning and take in the majesty of it all.

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Here is a unique opportunity to stay in palace pavilions dating back over a century in the sensationally renovated Aman Summer Palace in Beijing.

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Bathrooms at the Amanfayun are expansive and airy, just like the rest of your suite, which includes a spa treatment room.

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Explore the grounds of Amanfuyan, a luxurious Aman hotel found in a secluded valley in Hangzhou, hidden within a bamboo forest.

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There are 9 vast treatment rooms at The Aman Summer Palace in Beijing, each with a bath tub, shower, steam and massage room. Try a traditional Chinese massage in these harmonious surroundings.

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Check into a Suite at the luxurious Amanfayun and enjoy an understated and authentic bedroom decorated with fine art calligraphy.

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This deluxe villa at Banyan Tree Lijiang has a private pool and deck, perfect for a dip after a day's sightseeing in the preserved old town of Lijiang.

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Let the Banyan Tree Ringha arrange a signature destination dining experience for you and a loved one – on the banks of the Shudugong River. Quite the Highland romance!

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Set off on a horse trek from Banyan Tree Ringha and take a moment to appreciate this ravishing remote valley.

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This sizeable, two-bedroom lodge at Banyan Tree Ringha has a beautiful Tibetan interior. Cosy up in front of the fire and enjoy the intricate wooden furnishings.

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Admire the preserved rooftops of the old town of Lijiang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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From the comfort of your sumptuous bed at the Peninsula, you can relish in the view of Shanghai’s skyscrapers and their reflection in the Huangpo River.

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Rise early to watch the sun rise over the amazing city panorama of Shanghai with its iconic skyscrappers set around the bending Huangpu River. 

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Take a private boat to explore Hangzhou's picturesque West Lake, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

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Tropical beaches like this do exist in reality. Stay aboard Tiger Blue to discover a true paradise, over and under water, like this one at Pulau Wayag, Raja Ampat.

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Bali’s lesser known sister, Lombok, also offers a high standard of accommodation. Visit sparkling waterfalls whilst enjoying top service at the Oberoi Lombok.

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Nihiwatu Lodge is an extremely exclusive retreat based on the remote Indonesian island of Sumba. It has something for everyone, including world-class surf breaks. “God’s Left” is the main attraction; these left breaking waves reel for over 300 metres and crest off the resort’s outstretched reef, reserved for a maximum of nine surfers at a time. 

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As Nihiwatu has such a stunning ocean vista it’s not surprising that activities tend to be marine-based. Try your hand at deep-sea fishing, scuba dive the abundant coral gardens or surf the consistent reef breaks with the help of Christian Sea, Nihiwatu's aptly-named surfing instructor. 

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Nihi Sumba is truly a tropical hideaway with its own private white-sand beach, which you may occasionally share with some friendly wandering cattle!

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Raja Ampat is a scuba diver’s paradise; it contains the richest marine life on the planet. Living aboard the luxurious Si Datu Bua means you can discover the extraordinary marine biodiversity in your own time.

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Surrounded by scenic karst islands, backed by jungly hills and rimmed by white-sand beaches, Nihiwatu offers a luxe private paradise for your family to enjoy a secluded break.

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Bali’s accommodation is of such a high standard, it is even home to three Aman hotels! Amankila and its iconic swimming pool holds an exceptional location built into terraces on the clifftops above the dramatic east coast of Bali.

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Bali offers some sensational sunsets and where better to experience this than at the luxurious Belmond Jimbaran Puri, Bali.

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The setting of Como Shambhala is so awe-inspiring we promise you’ll never forget it. Your vast living quarters are suspended at treetop level over the gushing River Agung, surrounded by emerald green paddies. 

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The Bayugita Suite at Como Shambhala is a masterpiece of good taste and luxurious furnishings. You’ll find a carved Javanese four-poster bed and a Victorian rolltop in the bathroom. Explore your foliage-clad garden to discover a bubbly Jacuzzi!

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At Como Shambhala, the two-bedroom retreat villas are a secluded luxury hideaway, perfect for those indulging in a total retreat for body and mind. The swimming pools have a fabulous infinity-edged view to the exotic jungle.

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On wild and beautiful Moyo Island, take advantage of Amanwana’s luxury tents to experience remote camping at its most comfortable. Their 20 uber swish “tents” come with AC, glass windows, hardwood floors and elegantly Aman-esque colonial decor. The camp is hidden under lush tropical canopy and leads straight onto the beach.

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At the sensational Amanjiwo, be sure to book a villa facing Borobudur to make the most of this striking 9th century temple in central Java.

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This stunning serene spot overlooks the verdant countryside of Ubud. Listen to the calls of nature at dusk from the luxury of your own private deck with plunge pool at the ultra stylish Amandari.

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You’ll get used to the remarkably chic surroundings at Soori Bali. Here the swimming pool overlooks the enticing Indian Ocean.

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Stylish surrounding such as these are trademark Alila. Succumb to the clean lines and complete sophistication on the limestone cliffs of Alila Villas Uluwatu.

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Make the most of the verdant jungle panorama at Alila Ubud in Bali. From the comfort of the infinity pool, watch for wildlife in the dense foliage.

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Admire the view from above as you fly to the exclusive resort of Soneva Fushi by seaplane. 

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Sail away into the sunset with one of Taj Exotica's romantic cruises. 

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Listen to the waves lap the shore as you dine on the beach front at Taj Exotica.

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Enjoy a romantic lantern-lit dinner on your own private sand bank at Soneva Fushi.

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Dine tete-a-tete with only your dedicated butler and stunning sea views as company at the Taj Exotica.

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Swim in a pool with sea views at Park Hyatt Hadahaa for the best of both worlds. 

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Gaze out over 360 degrees of ocean views from your base at the lovely Huvafen Fushi resort. 

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Avoid the maddening crowd on one of the Maldives many secluded beaches. 

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With restaurants laid out in the sand, like the Totem Bar at Constance Moofushi, you can stay barefoot for the length of your holiday.

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Enjoy being marooned out at sea (or at least on the lagoon) while staying at one of Constance Moofushi's Senior Water villas. 

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Sample a range of Maldivian and international delicacies at Constance Moofushi's Manta Restaurant & Bar. 

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Make the most of Cocoa Island's COMO Villas with their secluded sea terraces. 

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Sparks are sure to fly at one of Taj Exotica's private sunset dinners. 

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Splash out on the Rehendi Presidential Suite at Taj Exotica; an over water villa with oomph.

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Watch your favourite film al fresco under the stars at Soneva Fushi. 

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Snorkel from a sand bank at Soneva Fushi. 

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Arrive in style by seaplane at the W Retreat & Spa. 

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Dine surrounded by sealife at Conrad Rangali's Ithaa Undersea restaurant. 

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Spoil yourself with a private sunset barbecue at on a secluded sand bank at Conrad Rangali Island.

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Arrive by traditional Maldivian Dhoni at Conrad Rangali Island.

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While away an afternoon on your own secluded sand bank. No where else in the world will you find such an array of deserted islands, clear calm waters and picture perfect white sand beaches. MALDIVES >

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Channel your inner Robinson Cruseo at one of Gili Lankanfuhsi's Cruseo Residences. 

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Dive and snorkel on Constance Moofushi's fantastic house reef or at one of more than 30 dive spots in and around the island.

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Take sun downers amongst the palm trees with your feet in the sand at Constance Halaveli's Totem Bar. 

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Walk down the longest jetty in the Maldives at Constance Halaveli, taking in the idyllic views of the emerald green lagoon as you go. 

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Soak in your private hot-tub on the deck of one of Conrad Rangali's over water villas.

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Take in the spectacular ariel views as you arrive on Baros resort by seaplane transfer. 

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Admire the view of the world's finest monument to love, the Taj Mahal. The best photos of the Taj Mahal are often taken from across the banks of the River Jumna. 

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While away an afternoon at the Oberoi Amarvila's impressive Moghul-inspired mutli-layerd swimming pool.

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Visit Agra's Taj Mahal at sunset for an unforgettable start to the day.

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The Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur, a floating palace on Lake Pichola, is one of Rajasthan's most luxurious hotels. 

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One of the world's most romantic hotels, the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur offers serene views over Lake Pichola. 

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Take an al fresco breakfast around the Lily Pond at the Taj Lake Palace in Udaipur.

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Indulge all afternoon on the Taj Lake Palace's very own spa boat. Enjoy signature spa treatments or soak in the hot tub as you enjoy the view of Udaipur's City Palace. 

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Dine at Sheesh Mahal, the Leela Palace's fine-dining restaurant with killer views of Udaipur and Lake Pichola.

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Take a dip in your own private pool while staying in one of Amanbagh's Pool Pavilions, which are, we think, some of the sexiest private villas in Asia.

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Be served on like a Maharaja at Amanbagh's open-air restaurant as local musicians fill the air with atmospheric Indian folk songs. 

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Overlook paradise, or the closest thing to it on earth, with one of Amanbagh's private dining terrace experiences.

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North India has a selection of superb boutique hotels. One of our favourite new openings has to be Lakshman Sagar in Pali, Rajasthan - a candy-coloured jewel in the desert.

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Bathe in the glow of the majestic Mehrengarh Fort from your base at Raas boutique hotel in Jodhpur. 

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Take tea in your opulent surroundings while at Samode Palace. A short drive from Jaipur, Samode is the site of a small village with a fairy-tale palace. 

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Samode Palace is home to one of Rajasthan's finest rooftop pools. Take a dip, sunbathe under the Indian sun, or enjoy champagne and canapes as the sun goes down.

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A hotel so remote that the only way to get there is by foot, Shakti 360 Leti in the Himalayas will suit those with a sense of adventure and a love of stunning panoramic views. 

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For a once in a lifetime experience, dine by candlelight in the grounds of Jodhpur's Umaid Bhawan Palace.

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Swim in the historic swimming pool at Rambagh Palace. Gayatri Devi, the last Maharani of Jaipur, swam lengths in this pool every morning.

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While in Jaipur stay in style at the unforgettable Rambagh Palace. A majestic retreat that was once home to the Maharaja of Jaipur, Rambagh is one of the finest hotels in the world.

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Quite a spot for a picnic! Situated on the banks of the Banjaar River, Banjaar Tola overlooks the lush evergreen forests and grassy meadows of Kanha National Park.

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Banjaar Tola is a gorgeous Taj Safari's camp with just 18 lightweight tented suites spread over two elegant camps - a wonderfully unique destination for wildlife and luxury enthusiasts. 

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Peer out over your pool at the Oberoi Udaivilas to admire scenic views of the tranquil Lake Pichola and the magical city of Udaipur beyond.

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A stay at SUJÁN The Serai, a luxurious tented camp surrounded by sand dunes, is one of the highlights of any visit to Jaisalmer.

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Nostalgic tents right out of a 1920s colonial hunting camp, a sleek little swimming pool, ‘Tigertini’ cocktails served at sunset, oil lamps that hang from branches to light up the earthen paths and pitch-perfect service… and all of this in the middle of the lush Ranthambore forest crawling with tigers, sloth bears, sambar deers. Welcome to Sher Bagh!

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Dine under the stars and around the camp fire at Sher Bagh, one of our favourite tented camps in India. 

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Journey into the heart of India with a stay at Ahilya Fort, formerly home to the Maharaja of Indore and now one of our favourite hotels in India.

 

 

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After a hard day of tiger trekking in Ranthambore National Park, relax by the fire at Aman-i-Khas with a cocktail or two. 

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Coconuts as far as the eye can see in Kerala's verdant Backwaters.

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Dusk settles over the Backwaters - a peaceful and spiritual time.

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Cool off in the swimming pool of the opulently restored Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad.

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Feel history seep from the walls of Hyderabad's Taj Falaknuma Palace, which boasts marble staircases, lavish chandeliers and rare objects d’art. It really is as grand and magnificent as it looks – a real-life fairytale!

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Dine in stately grandeur in the opulent dining room of the Taj Falaknuma Palace and re-live the history of the Nizams of Hyderabad.

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Philip Kutty's Farm is a luxurious private homestay in Kerala's Backwaters which offers a peaceful eco-friendly escape, coupled with amazing Ayurvedic treatments. You’ll feel totally re-junevated after a stay here.

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Houseboats were traditionally used to carry grain stores up the Backwaters of Kerala. Luxuriously adapted, they now the offer the unique chance to travel these nature-filled network of waterways.

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Unwind at the Amangalla's swimming pool. This grand dame of a hotel is a magnet for the glamorous Galle scene.

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Enter another world at the wildly atmospheric Dambulla Caves, Sri Lanka's most extraordinary cave temple complex.

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Head to Yala National Park to witness enchanting birdlife, elephants, monkeys, peacocks, crocodiles, buffalo, deer, bears and the highest density in the world of the elusive leopard

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Yala National Park is one of the best wildlife destinations outside of Africa. Explore the park by open-back jeep safari.

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Set on a former coconut plantation a stone's throw from a dazzling beach is one of Sri Lanka's most sophisticated boutique hotels: the Villa Bentota

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Vil Uyana resort is one of Sri Lanka's most relaxing eco- havens

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Head to the east coast town of Trincomalee, an up and coming beach resort scattered with charming colourful fishing boats

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Admire the colourful tea pickers in Ceylon's cool central tea plantations

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Monks at Lion Rock, Sigiriya

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Each suite at Kahanda Kanda near Galle is different but they have all been immaculately styled by the hugely talented George Cooper, who is also the owner of KK.

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Drink in the nature all around you at our favourite boutique hotel in Sri Lanka, Kahanda Kanda

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Join wandering elephants at Heritance Kandalama, an architectural marvel of a hotel enveloped in vegetation and the centrepiece of the Geoffrey Bawa pilgrimage route.

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No trip to Sri Lanka would be complete without visiting the 17th century Dutch walled fort town of Galle, so full or character and glamour it is described by some as the St. Tropez of Asia

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Witness the intriguing and unique Sri Lankan stilt fishermen

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Take a dip in Castlereagh's lovely swimming pool with views over the lake

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Castlereagh Lake in Sri Lanka's central Tea Country, a stone's throw from one of her chicest boutique bungalows, Castlereagh, which is part of the Ceylon Tea Trails.

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While away your time gazing at Castlereagh Lake from the living room window at Castlereagh bungalow.

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Feast your senses and catch some rays on the curvaceous caramel sands of the south coast

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Base yourself at the Amanwella in Tangalle, a super slick, James Bond-esque beach resort located in the fishing village of Tangalle.

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Amanwella resort in Tangalle is set on one of the island’s most beautiful beaches dotted with local fishing boats and swaying palm trees

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The Amangalla's Zaal is the grandest living room in Sri Lanka and the perfect location for a glamorous party - New Year's Eve celebrations here are incredible!

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Enjoy sundowners at the Amangalla roof bar with views over the walled fort town of Galle

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Amangalla is steeped in history: once home to a Dutch commander and a billet for British soldiers, it has been revamped by Kerry Hill who has maintained the unique history of the building allowing you step right back to Galle’s colonial heyday.

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The classic view of palm fronds and dappled sunlight is a given at the seriously stylish W hotel on Koh Samui. Lie back and experience some of the best service in Asia.

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W Hotels have a reputation for merging natural landscapes with innovative modern architecture and this W Hotel, located on Koh Samui, is no exception with its breath-taking infinity pool that cuts a slice through a stunning seascape – pure genius.

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Enjoy this clifftop view from the seclusion of your stylish private pool villa at Trisara in Phuket – one of the most exclusive resorts in Thailand.

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Sometimes, when you need a speedy entrance into the pool, only a bamboo slide will do – luckily, the Six Senses Yao Noi has thought of everything!

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Soak up the atmospheric dusk scene at the Six Senses Yao Noi, overlooking the awe-inspiring crags of Pang Nga Bay.

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Now, there's a view you won't tire of! Catch some rays at Six Senses Yao Noi's swimming pool and gaze out over Phang Nga Bay with its enigmatic formation of cliffs, rising like rocky jewels from the emerald sea.

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On the island paradise of Six Senses Yao Noi, you'll get unparalleled views of the mystical Phang Nga Bay from your bed, a stunning and spacious villa with private pool and personal butler. 

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Luxuriate poolside at Six Senses Yao Noi's hilltop reserve whilst taking in this epic view of the Phang Nga Bay and its mysterious limestone cliffs.

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This is where dreams and reality blur. A champagne picnic on a deserted, idyllic beach? Six Senses Yai Noi are happy to tick that box. Be blown away by this paradise island and its uncompromising service.

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With the independence of your own kayak, paddle through the pathways carved from deep- rooted mangroves off Krabi to discover hidden lagoons perfect for snorkelling or swimming.

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Create your own Robinson Crusoe fantasy and experience the thrill of hidden beaches on Thailand’s coast, accessible only by long-tail boat.

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This is seclusion at its best. Take advantage of your large outdoor deck at the Four Senses Chang Rai to view the meandering river, unchecked wildlife and encroaching jungle.

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This Four Seasons tent, set in the willowy bamboo forests of the Golden Triangle is extremely luxurious and chicly furnished with original Thai artefacts and traditional lanterns that lend a romantic glow at dusk.

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Sitting on the wiry, rubbery neck of an elephant is an experience not to be forgotten. Scratch behind huge, dusty ears to make a friend for life. Here is Ampersand's MD, James, at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Chang Rai.

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For a unique bathing experience have a soak in this wooden tub, on the balcony of your expansive tent at Four Seasons Tented Camp, Chang Rai. Listen to the hoots of nature, just out of reach in dense, untamed foliage.

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Life looks different from atop an elephant so make the most of it on a safari to explore the depths of dense jungle in Northern Thailand, flitting with rare birds and wildlife.

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Get a soaking at elephant bath time and learn how mahoots keep their elephants clean, cool and under control!

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Enjoy stunning white sand beaches edged by swaying coconut trees, whilst receiving top-notch service at the Four Seasons, Koh Samui.

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The Four Seasons Koh Samui is one of our favourite hotels in Thailand - private villas are stylish and spacious, and come with an outdoor living area, private pool and al fresco bathroom with wraparound sea views. Enormously sophisticated.

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Beaches really look like this in Thailand – prepare to be blown away by the sheer beauty of whiter-than-sands and warm, azure water.

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Soak up the understated sophistication of the sublime swimming pool at the Amanpuri in Phuket.

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Enjoy this iconic Phuket beach, nestled in a coconut plantation, whilst experiencing an exceptional level of service at the pinnacle of the Aman hotel chain: Amanpuri.

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The zen-like Amanpuri in Phuket will help you fully unwind within its harmonious interiors. With inspiration taken from Thailand’s temples this top Aman hotel is guaranteed to leave you totally blissed out and pampered.

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Explore this hidden beach in Halong Bay by beautiful luxury junk.

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Halong Bay at dusk: magical! Living aboard a luxury boat gives you the unique opportunity to see Halong Bay in its finest lights.

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Set on its own stretch of white sand beach away from the main resort, the vast presidential villa at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay offers assured privacy and an extremely high level of comfort including a spa treatment room.

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Boulders of natural rock are used to carve out a private plunge pool overlooking the East Vietnam Sea on the deck your super-stylish villa at Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Nha Trang

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Luxury accommodation is carved out between smooth boulders and backed by towering mountains at the uber-private Six Senses Ninh Van Bay resort.

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Set on a remote island within the Con Dao archipelago, the polished Six Senses Con Dao resort stretches across one of the best beaches in Vietnam.

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Client Testimonials

I had a very lovely time and was looked after splendidly. My first visit to India could not have been better, save for being longer! But I shall return at some point and I shall look to you to make the arrangements.
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
I thought the Ampersand team was outstanding. We couldn’t have hoped for anything more.
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
Ampersand’s preparation, attention to detail and interaction before and during our trip show exactly why good travel agents have a role in today’s internet booking age. They were a delight to deal with!
- Mr David Wallace, North India
Everything you did for us whilst we were away was hugely appreciated, and Ampersand has been exemplary in every way. I'll always recommend you!
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
Without question, you put together the best trip I have ever taken. We were shown around like visiting dignitaries, the hotels were fantastic and the itinerary was just right. Everybody I know will hear about how amazing Ampersand is!
- Leslie Siben, India
Difficult to articulate just how good the service from you and your team really was. We know you will continue to do well and hope we have the chance to seek your assistance again before long.
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
So many highlights to choose from! The hotels were amazing but Maya Villa was a highlight… I loved just hanging out in the hammock reading my book and watching the peacocks chase the cows!
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
We had a wonderful holiday - everything was perfect. Thank you for helping us to make a thoughtful plan to enjoy and make most out of our trip. The places we visited, the guides, the transportation and driver, the hotels selected... Everything was great!
- Jaime Benitez, South India

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A colourful city packed full of contrast and a variety of ethnic districts ready to be explored!
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