Announcing the addition of 10 new properties across the region, Secret Retreats is has expanded its portfolio into three more Asian countries – Myanmar, Nepal and Taiwan. The company now boasts more than 60 properties in 14 Asian countries and featuring more than 60 properties, with a collection of luxury and unique offerings that include hotels, inns, cruises, villas and restaurants.
“The beauty of what we do with Secret Retreats is that we are always looking for new properties that can offer our guests a different way to experience Asia, so that they can meet caring hosts who are willing to share their passion,” said Stéphane Junca, Managing Director of Secret Retreats.
The ten new properties are as follows:
Nepal: Tiger Mountain Pokhara Lodge
Perched 1000 feet above the Pokhara Valley in central Nepal, with a spectacular Himalayan backdrop. Ideal for pre and post-treks located in an authentic Nepalese rural setting.
Sheltered in a peaceful inlet on the shore beneath the Blue Mountains, Inle Princess is a hidden refuge and gateway to the unique cultural and natural treasures of Inle Lake.
Myanmar: Mrauk U Princess Resort
Along the Kaladan River, in a bend of lotus ponds and mangroves, Mrauk U Princess is a gateway into the ancient kingdom of Arakan.
Taiwan: Mudanwan Villas
This hot spring resort is situated in Pingtung, southern Taiwan, set amidst remote mountains on the banks of Tou-Mu Lake. Each suite features both an indoor and outdoor hot tub with spring water that can be adjusted to any temperature.
Overlooking its own rice paddy fields, Kenanga Hotel provides guests access to Ubud’s unique culture.
Thailand: Golden Buddha Beach Resort
Koh Phra Thong is an unspoilt remote island. 28 privately owned traditional wooden homes sprinkled along the shoreline of a sheltered bay along a beautiful and deserted 12 km beach.
Cambodia: Maison Polanka
Set in the spacious grounds of a family estate, with a gorgeous saltwater swimming pool and a fine dining restaurant, Maison Polanka is a collection of two Khmer wooden houses on stilts and villa with five stylish rooms making one’s stay here a truly authentic Cambodian experience.
Cambodia: Les Maisons Wat Kor
Located in the heart of a Khmer Village with beautifully preserved traditional wooden homes on stilts, Maisons Wat Kor features a restaurant-bar and salt-water swimming pool, replete with Khmer cooking classes and classic Khmer massage services.
Vietnam: The Island Lodge
Located 90 minutes by car from Saigon, this 12-room lodge is set on a small island in the Mekong Delta with Mekong River views and tropical gardens.
India: Nimmu House
Built by one of the King of Ladakh’s cousins, this unique 30-room home features two Buddhist temples, stables, and a large orchard laden with hundreds of apricot, apple and walnut trees.