Let’s escape to a place jewelled with pagodas and gemmed with lush jungle. Where centuries-old spirituality meets exciting culinary tradition. Surrender to calm as the sun rises over hilltop temples or water shimmers in unspoilt lagoons. Expand your horizons in Southeast Asia from the base of a Belmond oasis.
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As dawn approaches, head into town to gift food to a procession of local monks in their vibrant orange robes. Then enjoy a magical sunrise breakfast cruise along the Mekong River.
Experience Angkor’s mystical jungle in blissful quiet on a dawn walk. Tread a tranquil route, away from the crowds, reaching Angkor Wat in time to watch the sun rise over the majestic temple.
Explore the idyllic waters off the coast of Koh Samui. Head to the Ang Thong National Marine Park, a fascinating archipelago of over 40 islands across the Central Gulf Coast of Southern Thailand.
In Malaysia, Vespa your way to the local fresh markets and spice shops, before learning the secrets of the Peranakan cuisine on the flank of Penang Hill.
Step aboard our boat for a two-hour cruise to Uluwatu Temple—one of the most important in Bali. Sit back and soak up the beautiful scenery, before a traditional Balinese blessing ceremony at sundown.
I was a monk for over a decade. Now, it is my honour to help visitors discover the rich spirituality of Laos.
Mr Souk is the perfect companion on Mekong River meditation voyages, when guests drift along the wide, forest-lined waterway to arrive at a sacred cave. There, among statues of the Buddha illuminated by candles, he shares his profound knowledge of the faith.