5 New Resorts in Asia with Stunning Nature Views

Wake up to the sight of majestic mountains, lush forests, and palm-lined beaches when you stay at these properties.

Photo: Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty

1. Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty

Perched on 26 acres of lush greenery on Bolgatty Island, the newly opened urban resort overlooks the backwaters of Vembanad Lake. The region is known for the historic Spice Route, backwaters, and white sand beaches. Guests will be spoilt for choice by the property’s 264 rooms, which boast scenic views of the city skyline, landscaped gardens, and serene lakes.

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Photo: Banyan Tree Jiuzhaigou

2. Banyan Tree Jiuzhaigou

Newly reopened following the post-quake reconstruction of Jiuzhaigou National Park, the mountain retreat is once again welcoming guests. Located a whopping 2,500 meters above sea level, the property is surrounded by clear pools, waterfalls, and limestone terraces. Guests will find themselves immersed in the region’s ethereal beauty, including attractions like the Mirror Lake, Nuorilang Waterfall, as well as three World Natural Heritage sites within the prefecture.

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Photo: Amari Vang Vieng

3. Amari Vang Vieng

Nestled along the banks of the Nam Song River, the resort is a hidden gem surrounded by greenery, meandering rivers, and majestic mountains. Guests can expect a tranquil stay that’s within reach of Vang Vieng’s local attractions. Opt for the Superior River View room to enjoy views of the river and check out the free-form swimming pool, which is set against a backdrop of natural landscapes. To unwind, head to resort’s Breeze Spa for a soothing massage.

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Photo: Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min

4. Sofitel Inle Lake Myat Min

Having made its debut in March, Myanmar’s first Sofitel is located on the shore of the picturesque Inle Lake. The hotel can be accessed by car and motorboat — prefer for those who’d like to experience the traditional one-legged rowing technique used by the local Intha people. Built between 20 acres of rice fields and floating gardens, the property features 101 suites, two restaurants, fitness and wellness center, as well as two swimming pools.

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Photo: Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort

5. Dusit Princess Moonrise Beach Resort

Home to 108 contemporary guest rooms — most of which offer ocean views, the new four-star resort is situated on the west coast of Vietnam’s largest island, Phu Quoc. Overlooking the 20-kilometer long Bai Truong beach (Long Beach), the property features a large infinity pool, which offers panoramic views of the ocean. Don’t leave without checking in at the resort’s Luna Thai Spa, which offers pampering treatments to soothe your mind and body.

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