An intimate getaway, a nature getaway, an adventure-seeking trip or a detox retreat: take your pick from these luxury vacation ideas for the upcoming October long weekend.
The coming long weekend is the perfect window of opportunity to take a little trip. Whether it’s to reconnect with nature, go on a tropical getaway, or explore heritage and history, here we recommend nine vacation ideas if you’re looking for some inspiration. There is something for everyone here.
Escape to nature
If you like nature and glamping, the Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle makes the perfect vacation destination. The property allows guests to be completely immersed in nature during the day and relax in glamorous tents at night. Surrounded only by lush greenery, this is the ultimate escape for nature lovers, with a touch of luxury.
Learn more about Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle.
A sustainable stay
Recently recognized as a ‘Considerate Collection’ hotel under SLH, Keemala is a certified sustainable property. Between wildlife-inspired interiors, spectacular rainforest views, and gorgeous tented pool villas, this Phuket rainforest property beautifully embraces sustainability.
Learn more about Keemala.
A getaway to a tropical island
If the beaches and the mild weather are more to your liking, consider booking a stay at Six Senses Yao Noi for a tropical island getaway filled with spectacular seascapes, beautiful beaches and tropical goodies. A 45-minute boat ride from Phuket, this Six Senses offers an unbeatable location.
Learn more about Six Senses Yao Noi.
A wellness weekend
Hua Hin has always been a favorite weekend destination among locals, and for good reason. This weekend, instead of the typical beachfront properties, consider a stay more focused on wellness for a feast for the mind, body and spirit. The Barai is the creation of the combination of the serenity of Hua Hin and traditional wellness treatments, where you can truly indulge in a spa weekend.
Learn more about The Barai.
An adventure trip
Do you prefer an activity-packed trip rather than a relaxed vacation? Rayavadee in Krabi offers several adventure activities including sea excursions and cultural activities. Active travelers can go hiking, kayaking, windsurfing, and even rock climbing. If you like action, Rayavadee is your calling.
Learn more about Rayavadee.
A detox on the island
The past few months have been a stressful time for many people, so maybe a regular vacation won’t be enough this time around. Maybe you need a digital detox, and which place is more suited to that than Kamalaya? Nestled on the beautiful island of Koh Samui, this property is a wellness sanctuary and holistic spa retreat. This long weekend rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit with their detailed wellness programs.
Learn more about Kamalaya.
A holiday with history
Between heritage and history, paradise 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai embodies the elegance of Chiang Mai. The exquisite teak wood building pays homage to its 19th century origins and yet fully embraces contemporary luxury. Book a stay here and immerse yourself in history.
Learn more about 137 Pillars House Chiang Mai.
An intimate getaway
If the sound of an intimate getaway piques your interest, Amanpuri is the place to be this long weekend. Providing a break from everyone and everything, indulge in fine dining options, an idyllic private white sand beach, and a bespoke holistic wellness center. Whether you come as a couple or in a large group, Amanpuri’s private villas fully imbue the spirit of an intimate getaway.
Learn more about Amanpuri.
A stay in Bangkok
Maybe you’re loyal to the city, or maybe you don’t want to travel too far. In both cases, Capella Bangkok currently has an incredible stay offer. The chic and airy riverside enclave offers an “All Things Suite” package in commemoration of their first anniversary. The staycation package includes a free night, a bottle of house champagne, daily sunrise yoga and more.
Learn more about Capella Bangkok.