Which Soneva Property Are You?
Common guests of TheDesignAir could know that we’re huge followers of the Soneva Group. We’ve additionally been fortunate sufficient to expertise all three properties. Whereas Soneva is the equal to Singapore Airways within the resort world, the group solely has three very unique properties around the globe (plus a personal yacht for aquatic journey lovers).
Whereas the resort chain partnered with Thai Airways final 12 months providing Enterprise Class or First Class friends a complimentary evening of their Thai resort Soneva Kiri, passengers considering travelling to the Maldives could also be occupied with exploring each Soneva Jani or the unique Soneva Fushi properties too.
With all providing an analogous expertise, scratch the floor and also you’ll see three distinctive personalities. This easy information to the resorts will assist you decide the resort most suited to you. Wherever you could journey, you’ll be assured a keep that continues to convey friends again – 12 months after 12 months.
The Escape Artist
For the traveller wanting to really escape from the trendy world, change off, do nothing and loosen up in a tranquil, slower resort, then look no additional than the unique Soneva Fushi within the Maldives. The resort is barefoot luxurious, and wherever you tread within the resort, count on heat coral sand between your toes.
With a trusty bicycle you possibly can discover the small island, from its numerous eco-chic eating retailers to your personal Robinson Crusoe villa – that includes your very personal butler. There are additionally glass blowing studios, island gardens, conservation excursions and a fantastic outside cinema. This isn’t all simply eco and no luxurious although.
Bose sound programs, hidden away flatscreen TVs and a number of the best wines within the Maldives are all available to make sure you are pampered inside an inch of your life (must you need!) However this island is all about curling up with a great ebook, getting near the marine life on the resorts personal home reef, and watching essentially the most unbelievable sunsets probably on this planet.
Read our review of Soneva Fushi here.
‘Again to Nature’ Tradition Vultures
Whereas Fushi could provide all the things you possibly can probably need from a vacation, these on the lookout for a extra native contact to their escapes, ought to head to Soneva Kiri, now only a one hour personal aircraft journey from Bangkok Worldwide Airport. The resort affords a number of the largest personal swimming swimming pools, a personal seaside solely accessible by a 5 minute long-boat journey from the resort and likewise the well-known Khun Benz restaurant, located within the coronary heart of the island’s mangroves.
However it’s the native tradition that units Kiri aside from its counterparts. Nearly all of the employees are Thai, and being situated on the northern-most tip of Thailand’s fourth largest island Koh Kood, means there’s additionally life exterior of the resort. The resort lays on incredible ‘Discovery Journeys’ that lead friends out of the resort in air-conditioned 4x4s with cease offs on the native fishing village Ao Salad or to the close by waterfall.
The villas are a lot larger, and as an alternative of sand, washed out picket decking leads friends across the tree tops, and who can resist a personal buggy, which friends get to drive themselves.
Read our review of Soneva Kiri here.
Millenial ‘Eco Modernists’
For the youthful or extra tech-savvy luxurious trippers, the Group’s newest resort, Soneva Jani can be proper up your wooden-decked avenue. Additionally located within the Maldives, the model new resort brings all of the learnings from the earlier resorts, and combines them into one ultra-hi-tech wooden-clad paradise.
Located over one of many largest Aqua-blue lagoons within the Maldives, that includes shallow heat waters, the resort affords over-water villas together with crystal blue infinity swimming pools, gorgeous views, unparalleled area and even a motorised roof that may retract to see the celebs (or mechanically cowl again up must you go to sleep and it rains)
The ‘Gathering’ could also be the most important overwater construction within the maldives, however it homes eating places, bars, a spa and even subsequent door a hi-tech observatory which can beam photographs from the telescope immediately onto flatscreen cocktail tables so everybody can share within the celestial expertise.
Whereas we could have solely visited whereas it was underneath development, the suggestions of the resort has already been excellent, and we’ll you’ll want to report again on it someday quickly.