Asia’s Most Beautiful Remote Getaways

Photo: Alicia Warner - Soneva Kiri

Last Updated on February 22, 2023

When it comes to stunning beaches, incredible culture, and unthinkable luxury, there’s nothing quite like Southeast Asia. Indeed, Southeast Asia is home to some of the most stunning remote locations that can cater to your every need. So, if you’re looking for somewhere to truly disconnect (and then truly reconnect) look no further than our list of Asia’s most beautiful remote getaways:

Koh Kood Island, Thailand

Often spelled as Koh Kut, Koh Kood is the ultimate Thai island for beach lovers and jungle fanatics. Lose yourself in jungle-clad mountains and on serene beaches dotted along the west coast – and don’t forget to go chasing the many waterfalls also on the island. Given the sheer size of Koh Kood (25 Km long and 12 Km wide), it’s nearly impossible to get around the island on foot. However, many visitors often rent a scooter to get around, or else look into private jet charters to help them first reach this incredible and unforgettable island.

Koh Kood itself is home to multiple luxurious residencies and resorts to accommodate its guests:

The Eco-friendly resort of Soneva Kiri Resort & Residences features private villas with infinity pools, outdoor bathrooms, and stunning views of the sea. Guests can also enjoy dining in the resort’s tree-top restaurant, indulge in a spa treatment, or take a yoga class

For the more adventurous, guests can enjoy the beachfront resort of Akyra Beach Club Koh Kood. When not relaxing in the resort’s stylish villas and private pools residents can enjoy endless hours of watersports like kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding.

Photo: Capella Ubud

Capella Ubud, Bali

Offering a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural heritage, and modern amenities making it the perfect location for those looking for an escape of exotic luxury.

Take glamping to the next level at the five-star resort, Capella Ubud located in the heart of the rainforest of Bali, Indonesia where guests can embark on private retreats that provide ultimate exclusivity through spacious tents and villas equipped with private saltwater plunge pools and outdoor showers. Some would even say the highlight is taking in the stunning sites of the surrounding jungle on the resort’s large outdoor decking.

In addition to its comfortable accommodations, Capella Ubud also offers a range of activities and experiences for guests to enjoy. Some of the most popular options include yoga classes, spa treatments, and guided hikes through the jungle. Guests can also go on cultural excursions to local villages, temples, and rice paddies, or take part in traditional Balinese ceremonies!

After the retreat, head to the resort’s very own wellness center cocooned in the rainforest at the heart of Capella Ubud; at Auriga, guests can indulge in bespoke wellness treatments and help their bodies rejuvenate among the surrounding nature. These incredible treatments are inspired by Bali’s rich wellness tradition, meaning travelers can truly immerse themselves in the beautiful country they’re visiting.

Photo: Soori Bali

Soori Bali, Indonesia

They say that nature is earth’s greatest healer, something that Soori Bali takes seriously being placed between the mountains and the sea: the perfect equilibrium in feng shui whilst offering residents private pools with breathtaking views of the ocean. This relaxing haven offers guests a tranquil and serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

During a stay at Soori Bali, guests can enjoy a range of activities and facilities, including a world-class spa, yoga, and meditation classes, gourmet dining experiences, and access to a private beach club. The resort is also surrounded by lush tropical gardens and rice fields, providing a peaceful and calming atmosphere for guests to relax and rejuvenate.

Traveling with a group? Take the luxury boutique residencies of Soori Bali even further by booking the 10-room Soori Estate with its own infinity pool, gym, spa, kitchen, chauffeured car, and private butler. Oh, and by the end of the year, its own unique cantilevered platform hovering over the sea!

Soori Bali is known for its attention to detail and commitment to providing an exceptional level of service, ensuring that guests have an unforgettable stay in this paradise-like setting. Whether you are looking to escape the stress of everyday life, celebrate a special occasion, or simply indulge in a luxurious holiday as a solo traveler, a couple, or a large group, Soori Bali is the perfect destination for a truly memorable experience.

Photo: The Villa Luang Prabang

The Villa Luang Prabang, Laos

Last but not least, the Southeast Asian country Laos is the perfect destination for those looking to escape. Specifically? Formally the home of a Laotian princess, The Villa Luang Prabang consisting of two levels, each including two ensuite bedrooms and a dining and living area, is a luxury resort located in the charming city of Luang Prabang, Laos, set within luscious gardens featuring intricately designed villas offering spacious accommodation with all the modern amenities that guests need for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

At the Villa Luang, residents can enjoy a range of activities and facilities centered around wellness, including an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, and a fitness center. For those wishing to explore the cultural history of the area, the resort is within close proximity to some of the city’s most popular attractions, including the Royal Palace Museum and the famous Buddhist temple, Wat Xieng Thong situated on the northern tip of the country’s peninsula.

When not out exploring the local cuisine of the city, guests at the villa are also extremely well catered for. The resort’s dining options include a gourmet restaurant serving international cuisine, as well as a poolside bar that offers refreshing drinks and light snacks.

Whether you are looking to explore the local culture and history, immerse yourself in the lush gardens, or simply just relax and unwind in the spa and atmosphere of the resort, The Villa Luang Prabang is the perfect destination for a luxurious and unforgettably unique stay in Laos.


Looking to lose yourself in Southeast Asia? Look no further than our list of Asia’s most beautiful remote getaways where you can be sure to have unforgettable experiences of culture, relaxation, and ultimate luxury.


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