If you are looking for the very best in luxury hotels, then look no further than Aman. Recently voted the World’s Top Hotel Brand by Travel+Leisure, Aman’s resorts are legendary palaces of luxury, renowned the world over for their incredible service, locations and impeccable attention to detail.
If you asked us what it is that really defines a stay at an Aman resort, we’d say above all things it is their superb personal service. Staying with Aman is not just a holiday. They view you as being their guest, in their home. You will never be simply a room number. You’ll not be asked to sign any bills. Your accommodations are refreshed multiple times a day, silently. This is the very definition of discrete. With only a limited number of villas and suites, and with around 4 staff members per guest, you can rest assured that booking your next escape with Aman Resorts will provide a beautiful, tranquil and truly luxurious experience.
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Nestled on a secluded and beautiful bay in Phuket, Amanpuri, this tranquil retreat is the flagship of the Aman Resorts brand, and captures the warmth and generosity of the Thai spirit. The beautiful natural setting finds the buildings complimenting their environment with graceful, low-rise architecture and warm organic materials.
Indonesia: the tropical islands of Java and Bali are home to four of our very favourite Aman resorts:
To say that this resort is stunning is an understatement. Located in one of the most scenic parts of the country, Amanjiwo will amaze as soon as you catch sight of it on your scenic journey from the airport. Overlooking Borobudur, the world’s largest Buddhist sanctuary, this rural heartland rests within a natural amphitheatre with the Menoreh Hills rising behind and four volcanoes gracing the horizon. Every element of this property has been sensitively created to maintain a magical aura that encourages guests to explore the fascination culture of Java and its people. Your comfort is assured in breath-taking suites that declare originality in every aspect, bedrooms are dominated by huge centrally located beds surrounded by four floor to ceiling pillars and vast bathrooms feature sunken tubs in a walled garden.
A secluded, tropical retreat on the coast of Bali in peaceful Nusa Dua, Amanusa is a self-contained island resort that enjoys spectacular sea views, rolling green hills and generous tropical features. The boutique resort is architecturally stunning, with sleek, elegant suites and villas surrounding a centrepiece that includes a glistening pool and three sumptuous restaurants.
A true country escape if there ever was one, hidden in the hills of Ubud, Bali. Designed as a true Balinese village with andesite walkways and high paras-stone walls, coconut and teak are used throughout the suites and villas while bamboo-frame roofs are layered with alang alang thatching. The resort absolutely retains a beauty and serenity, perfect for its many repeat guests. Request for Sang to be your guide for excursions, such as the morning market, a walk through the rice paddy fields, temples, or to off the beaten path village artisans. When dusk takes hold, enjoy traditional Balinese music or dance performances by local children, followed by a delicious Balinese feast. Amandari is known for offering one of the best Balinese dining experiences.
If you’re looking for spectacular views on the island of Bali, then Amankila's tiered pools, framed by the blue sky and ocean, will make you smile from ear to ear. From a cooling passionfruit welcome drink to a magical Balinese dance performance to live gamelan music at sunset, this is a true island retreat.
Situated in Siem Reap, just 10 minutes from the foreboding entrance to the awe-inspiring Angkor temple complex, Amansara is an award winning boutique resort that is steeped in history and tranquillity. The hotel has been meticulously returned to its former charm and sleek, earthly design by using old photographs and local knowledge. Each elegant suite has its own slice of intimate privacy and the on-site spa will keep you refreshed for a day of exhilarating exploration.
Taking its name from the Sanskrit-derived word for peace, combined with the Buddhist word “Tipitaka”, symbolising the three baskets in Buddhist teaching. Situated within walking distance of Luang Prabang’s main street with its bakeries, restaurants and fabled night market, Amantaka is the ultimate in hotel luxury in this UNESCO World Heritage Site town.
A stunningly beautiful and privileged location on the coastline of a National Park, with sandy beaches to one side and verdant hills and valleys to other, Amanoi epitomises the perfect retreat. You may choose to explore the wonders of the pristine interior or the waters of the adjacent marine park with their rare corals and abundant fishes or simply admire the landscape from comfort of your sun-soaked beach lounger.
This resort, situated on the jaw-droppingly perfect island of Palawan in the Philippines, is a favourite for self-titled “Aman junkies”, who love the squeaky white sand beach. There's also scuba diving offered, as well as sailing, cruises, and windsurfing. A private 19 seater plane transfers you from Manila, since there's no other access to this private island. Don't miss swimming with giant sea turtles while snorkelling or diving, delicious Vietnamese at the Lagoon Club, and a massage at the Spa.