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TravelMaking An Entrance: The Most Over-the-top Luxury Hotel Arrivals in Asia

Making An Entrance: The Most Over-the-top Luxury Hotel Arrivals in Asia

Making An Entrance: The Most Over-the-top Luxury Hotel Arrivals in Asia
Photo: Courtesy of Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
By Pearl Yan
By Pearl Yan
July 18, 2019
From a scenic long-tailed boat ride to a zip line over cascading waterfalls, these unique luxury hotel arrivals will leave a lasting first impression

1/5The Peninsula Hong Kong

Photo: Courtesy of The Peninsula Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of The Peninsula Hong Kong

Arrive at The Peninsula Hong Kong in style in one of the 14 Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantoms, which are all painted in signature Peninsula Brewster Green and customised with refrigerators, iPod connections and more to ensure a relaxed and comfortable journey to and from the airport

The Peninsula is also the only hotel in the city to offer helicopter airport transfers, welcoming guests on its twin rooftop helipads which leads to The China Clipper, an exclusive lounge located on the 30th floor where sweeping views of Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong skyline await.

Discover more at peninsula.com

See also: Great Escapes: 5 Once-In-A-Lifetime Travel Experiences

2/5Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Photo: Courtesy of Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle
Photo: Courtesy of Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

Prepare yourself for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure at the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle by embarking a scenic ride on a private long-tailed boat on the Mekong River at the intersection of Myanmar, Laos & Thailand. 

On the way to the luxury camp, you’ll find yourself surrounded by wilderness, rice fields and local life with Thailand on one bank and Burma on the other along Ruak River. The magical experience continues as you receive a warm welcome from the friendly camp manager and staff at the dock.

Discover more at fourseasons.com

3/5Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, India

Photo: Courtesy of Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad
Photo: Courtesy of Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

A stay at the majestic Taj Falaknuma Palace delivers a spectacular experience from the moment you arrive.

The royal treatment doesn’t stop at airport transfer with a limousine—from the main gate where you alight, the clicking and clacking of horses approaches with a beautiful horse-drawn carriage to transport you to a series of grand welcome rituals. You'll feel nothing short of a king or queen as you ascend the grand staircase amidst a shower of flower petals.

Discover more at tajhotels.com

See also: 21 European Royals You Should Follow On Instagram

4/5Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild, Cambodia

Photo: Courtesy of Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild
Photo: Courtesy of Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild

A unique luxury eco-camp concept set within Cambodia’s South Cardamom National Park Wilderness, Bensley Collection – Shinta Mani Wild adds an ‘Indiana Jones’ twist to guest arrivals with an adrenalin-filled entry to the resort via a 1,247 ft zip line over a swiftly flowing river and waterfalls. 

Once alighted at the Landing Zone Bar, guests are met with a heartfelt welcome by the friendly general manager and Bensley Butler, as well as cooling refreshments.

Discover more at shintamani.com

See also: Shinta Mani Angkor - Bensley Collection: The Sleek Hotel With Heart In Siem Reap

5/5Cheval Blanc Randheli. Maldives

Photo: Courtesy of Cheval Blanc Randheli
Photo: Courtesy of Cheval Blanc Randheli

All aboard Cheval Blanc’s customised seaplane, a nine-seat vessel stylishly decorated with leather-lined interiors and a other personalised details that will fly you directly to the stunning private island resort. 

While waiting at the Male airport, don’t forget to enjoy the premium facilities at Cheval Blanc’s seaplane salon to relax and refresh before your 40-minute journey to Randheli begins.

Discover more at chevalblanc.com

See also: Tatler Checks Into... The Muraka, World’s First Underwater Villa

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