Adventure is not the only definition of travel. For those who can afford it, travel is the pinnacle of indulgence—precious time to live somewhere magnificently different. The day is for exotic locales, while the night is for private skyline views and room service.
Over the years, Asia has become the luxury travelers’ choice for both outdoor thrill and indoor pampering. Here are eight hotel suites that make vacations in the region extra special.
What to expect: Enjoy a view of Shanghai from the private roof gardens just outside this two-bedroom suite.
Size: 788 square meters
Features: a 50-square-meter bathroom, a tall wine bar, and a meeting room
Cost: Around $25,000 (or P1,237,875) per night
What to expect: The suite comes with butler and limousine services.
Size: 319 square meters
Features: a guest powder room, a massage room, and a telescope for views of the city
Cost: Around $8,000 (P396,120) per night
What to expect: The suite has the charm of an opulent and cinematic speakeasy.
Features: Three balconies and a luxurious black-and-gold bathroom
Cost: Around $2,000 (or P99,030) per night
What to expect: Be greeted by a view of the Imperial Palace, the emperor’s official residence.
Features: A comfortable Sealy bed, a walk-in closet, and two elegant bathrooms
Size: 307 square meters
Cost: Around ¥2,000,000 yen (or P857,385) per night
What to expect: For a touch of Japanese hospitality, the hotel can hold a private tea ceremony in the suite.
Size: 347 square meters
Features: a dining room that can seat 12 people, a grand piano, and a private dressing room.
Cost: Around ¥1,800,000 (or P769,743) per night
What to expect: Old-world charm is the hotel’s antidote to urban stress.
Size: 260 square meters
Features: a marble bathroom, a private study area, and a spacious dining room
Cost: Around 5,000 SGD (or P172,602) per night
What to expect: No need to ride the common elevator—the suite has its own private lift.
Size: 348 square meters
Features: A workout room and a kitchenette with its own precious China
Cost: Around 6,000 SGD (or P207,122) per night
*PHP1 = USD0.020/ JPY2.34/ SGD 0.029