Best of the Best 2018 - 142
PANGKOR LAUT RESORT
PA N GKOR LA U T ISLA N D, MA LA YSIA
N E I G H B O R H O O D Award-Winning Private Island
One of the world's premier destinations, Pangkor Laut Resort offers tranquillity on a virtually
untouched, 300-acre private island. Just off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, and nestled amid an ancient rainforest, signature villas stand above lapping waves or within lush gardens and hills. The award-winning Spa Village, a haven of serenity, extols the healing ethos of
three cultures, offering spa programs to rejuvenate the spirit. Activities range from yoga to
sunset cruises to basking on one of the world's most beautiful beaches, Emerald Bay. Choose
from seven bars and restaurants, and personalized dining experiences.
$100 value spa services credit per stay.
This is a fabulous choice for a sophisticated
destination wedding! Ceremonies are simply
elegant, the service is seamless and the
setting is absolutely stunning.
Distance from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL): 210 minutes
Size: 140 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Sophisticated
FOUR SEASONS RESORT MALDIVES AT LANDAA GIRAAVARU
B A A A TOLL, MA LDIVES
N E I G H B O R H O O D UNESCO World Biosphere
On its own island in the Baa Atoll UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, accessible by seaplane,
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru is surrounded by pristine beaches and the
world's largest manta ray population. Choose from 103 thatched-roof villas, located along a
water jetty or in gardens opening onto the white sands. Four restaurants - each with ayurvedic options - showcase the flavors of Asia, Italy and Lebanon. Seabar - one of five bars - is
perfect for overwater lazing, while the multi-award-winning Spa & Ayurvedic Retreat offers
innovative natural wellness, from AntiGravity® Yoga to sleep-inducing Night Spa rituals.
Welcome and departure gifts; and $100 value
spa credit per stay.
Visit the Marine Discovery Centre to learn
about coral reefscaping, fish breeding and
manta ray conservation.
Distance from Maldives Airport (MLE): 30 minutes
Size: 103 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual
B A A A TOLL, MA LDIVES
N E I G H B O R H O O D Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere
Soneva Fushi inspires the imagination with 59 spacious beachfront villas, ranging in size from
one to nine bedrooms, hidden amongst dense foliage and located within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Watch classic movies at the outdoor Cinema Paradiso. Choose from
nine different dining options, 500 wines and 11 types of pillows. Unwind at the on-site Six Senses Spa. Nature's resources are transformed into art at the Glass Studio, while the Den gives
children the freedom to live their island dreams. Glorious days are spent stargazing at the
Observatory, sampling organic delicacies and exploring the coral reef.
Lunch for two (excluding alcohol, tax and
gratuity), once per stay; and, when staying
five nights or more, beach dinner, private
sunset sailing by dhoni at Baa Atoll and
cooking class for two.
You're in good hands; actually, the best
hands: Wellness practitioners and hosts
provide regular treatments at the worldleading spa.
Distance from Maldives Airport (MLE): 30 minutes by seaplane
Size: 59 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Zen