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Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort, the UAE
Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort is set along the Arabian Gulf coastline on Mina Al Arab Island in Ras Al Khaimah. It is a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, and 15 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport.
The new-build resort features 174 guestrooms, suites and villas, including the first over-water villas in the emirate. All over-water villas will have access to a secluded private beach, each with its own private beach cabana.
Facilities comprise a spa, fitness centre, tennis courts, outdoor pool and bar, kids’ club, F&B, and event spaces. Water sports such as paddle boarding and kayaking are also available.
All accommodation has been built sustainably, with furniture and fittings using eco-friendly materials. The resort will also feature a range of sustainable initiatives including greywater waste recycling, thermodynamics and solar panels for water heating and a water bottling plant.
21 Carpenter, Singapore
Nestled between the vibrant nightlife of Clarke Quay and the old-world charm of Chinatown, 21 Carpenter is a heritage boutique hotel showcasing the architectural expertise of WOHA in restoring the historic building.
Steeped in history and architectural significance, the 48-room property comprises two wings: The Heritage Wing, features 26 rooms in the conserved building and The Urban Wing, a contemporary five-story extension has an additional 22 rooms.
Onsite facilities include a neo-bistro and bar (opening 1Q2024), rooftop infinity pool, lounge and garden terrace.
TRYP by Wyndham New Taipei Linkou, Taiwan
TRYP by Wyndham New Taipei Linkou is located in the city of Taipei, just a 20-minute drive from Taoyuan International Airport.
The 85-key hotel offers several dining options, fitness centre as well as meeting rooms and free parking on the property. It provides easy access to the downtown area and attractions such as Zhulin Mountain Buddhist Temple, Mitsui Outlet Park Linkou, Taiwan Socks Museum and A9 Global Mall.
Novotel Singapore on Kitchener, Singapore
Novotel Singapore on Kitchener boasts 543 guestrooms and is centrally located in the precinct of Little India. An all-day dining restaurant, pool, and gym are available at the hotel.
Nearby the property is the famed Mustafa Centre for 24-hour shopping, and City Square Mall.
The hotel is just five minutes from the nearest train station, and 20 minutes by car to Changi Airport.