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Celebrating Valentine’s Day Around Southeast Asia

Valentine’s Day is around the corner so this is the time to embrace the love season with

romantic experiences on offer at hotels and resorts around Southeast Asia. Let’s make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with a treat from one of these luxurious places.

Raffles Le Royal

Lovebirds in Phnom Penh should look no further than the delightfully nostalgicRaffles Le Royal
where a weekend of romance beckons. Couples are invited to check in to an elegant State Room on Saturday, 13 February, and receive two concert tickets for the evening when flautist Anton Isselhardt and pianist Misato Nakaishi will entertain guests as they dine poolside under the stars. Alternatively, you may choose a poolside Champagne Brunch on 14 February. The “Raffles Music and Romance Valentine Staycation Package” also includes a champagne breakfast for two at Le Phnom 1929; a bottle of Prosecco; and early check-in (10am)/ late check-out (4pm), allowing you maximum opportunity to light the candles of love all weekend long. For bookings or inquiries:

Banyan Tree Samui

Those fortunate enough to be wiling away their days on gorgeous Koh Samui can kindle an evening of romance at Sands Restaurant on the beachfront at Banyan Tree Samui, where a five-course Western-style set menu is available on 14th February from 6pm to 10pm. Appetizers include Queen scallops with duck foie gras, while the main course is a mouthwatering dish of stone-grilled veal and tuna. This is an exquisite open-air venue with both indoor and outdoor dining, set in front of an intimate beach fringed with palm trees and majestic views of the sparkling sea. Two complimentary bottles of Moet & Chandon Champagne Brut (200ml) will be served to add to the ambience. Reservations can be made – 4,900 THB net per couple (or 3,900 THB without Champagne) – at:

FB-Samui@banyantree.comor call: 077-915333.

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The Reverie Saigon

An excursion on The Reverie Saigon’s private yacht offers couples a romantic escape away from the hubbub of Ho Chi Minh City. Although spacious enough to comfortably accommodate 10 guests, the 60-foot Monte Carlo 6 yacht is only available for private charters, meaning couples will have it all to themselves. For bookings on Valentine’s Day only, couples can enjoy a special offer that includes: the Saigon Intermezzo tour, a non-stop, 2.5-hour sunset cruise with a five-course champagne picnic for two, served by a private butler as dusk settles on the city and the spectacular lights of its landmarks begin to paint the skies. The five-course menu has 2 options: Cristal Menu (include one bottle of champagne) and Champagne & wine (include one bottle of champagne and two bottles of wines). The offer includes a complimentary stay in a Deluxe room on the 13th or 14th of February and round-trip transfers in a Mercedes-Benz S-Class or a BMW 7 series. From VND 68,000,000++ Visit