When it comes to booking an unforgettable, luxurious honeymoon, few Asian hotel chains can rival the quality, flexibility and sheer variety of offerings at Dusit Hotels & Resorts.
In addition to boasting romantic hotels in a variety of destinations around the world, from Thailand to the Philippines, China, India and the Maldives, Dusit has a packed pipeline of exciting new openings that will appeal to honeymooning newlyweds. From 2017, additional options will include Singapore, Vietnam, Bhutan, Australia, South Africa and more.
Ms Erena Chan, Vice President, Sales & Marketing of Dusit International says: “Honeymooners are a very important market for Dusit and we are constantly looking at ways to enhance what we have to offer. From amazing value packages such as Couple Getaway* and specialised room types such as our exquisite Honeymoon Suites to unique, romantic dining concepts and spa offerings at our Devarana Spas, no request is too big or too small for our attentive staff who deliver Dusit’s world renowned gracious hospitality.”
“As we continue to grow our portfolio of properties and enter new markets, we are adding more choices of new and exotic destinations for couples to choose from.”
Here are some of the hottest honeymoon destinations within the Dusit Hotels & Resorts portfolio. For a more comprehensive list visit www.dusit.com.
Where: Dusit Thani Guam Resort
Why: Having opened its doors in June, this 30-floor hotel is the latest hot Dusit resort and the first new build to open on the Western Pacific island of Guam since 1999. It’s also the island’s first true five-star luxury resort, making it the obvious choice for honeymooners.
Wow factor: Located on a stunning stretch of Tumon Bay, the setting is truly idyllic. Its 419 deluxe rooms, villas and suites afford stunning panoramic views. Two highlights for honeymooners include the indulgent Devarana Spa and the resort’s decadent Villa Suites. The latter measure from 100 to 306sqm and feature private plunge pools, exclusive gym and a concierge service with Villa Azul boasting a 550sqm balcony.
Where: Dusit Thani Maldives
Why: As a honeymoon hotspot, the Maldives needs no introduction – and this gem on beautiful Mudhdhoo Island is no exception. Loved-up guests can enjoy opulent accommodations, including the recently upgraded one-bed villas or the new 690sqm, three-bedroom Beach Residence. They’ll also find everything from fine dining to the Devarana Spa and activities such as kitesurfing, sailing and the area’s only internationally recognised Free-diving School, launched in February this year.
Wow factor: Kick back by the largest infinity pool in the Indian Ocean (750 sqm) after a pampering treatment in one of the Devarana Spa’s iconic treetop treatment pods, set in the heart of a grove of coconut palms. Catch the sunset whilst sipping on cocktails at the overwater Sala Bar before indulging in a sumptuous meal at the signature Benjarong Thai Restaurant. For added romance, opt for al fresco private dining anywhere you fancy, courtesy of the Borderless Beach Dining programme.
Additionally, guests checking in within six months of their wedding can enjoy a complimentary upgrade to the next room category PLUS a complimentary dinner and a bottle of wine. This offer is valid for any package booked online at www.dusit.com, including Couple Getaway.
Where: Dusit Devarana Hot Springs & Spa, Conghua
Why: This stunning resort property in Guangzhou, China opened in December 2014. Boasting 133 villas and guestrooms, it enjoys an idyllic rural setting and a strong focus on wellness, making it the perfect choice for couples looking to book a relaxing, romantic honeymoon in a secluded spot just 40 minutes from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.
Wow factor: Set against a stunning backdrop, the property fuses Thai influences with local Chinese touches. Backed by fine dining and exquisitely attentive service, its luxurious villas boast private hot springs pools whilst the Devarana Spa offers a signature range of Thai-inspired massages and treatments. Enjoy these in one of five luxuriously appointed treatment rooms or the hot stone relaxation room. There’s also an indoor hot springs swimming pool and 23 private outdoor hot spring pools, offering treatments such as foot reflexology.
Where: Dusit Devarana New Delhi
Why: Set amidst award-winning gardens, this property also has a strong focus on wellness with standout aspects including the Devarana Signature Hammam experience. This is backed by the DFiT fitness centre, Yoga Pavilion and a 102-metre long outdoor swimming pool. Dubbed a ‘luxurious urban retreat,’ its secluded setting and romantic ambience belies the fact that it is within easy reach of New Delhi and a mere 10-minute drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Wow factor: The strong sense of tranquility is aided by the exquisite landscaping and limited capacity, the property housing just 50 effortlessly elegant guestrooms with super stylish interiors. Top picks for honeymooners include the 11 Devarana Pool View Rooms which come with an additional 40 sqm private pool deck. Meanwhile, the strong focus on wellbeing transcends everything from the Beauty and Hairdressing salon to the dining options topped by the new Chi Ni restaurant, a Chinese-focused dining concept created by London’s Michelin-starred Kai Mayfair Restaurant.