An iconic and instantly recognizable temple in the world, the Angkor Wat bears the flag for tourism in Siem Reap. Even though the ancient Hindu temple might be the biggest attraction of the area, it’s not the only sight this historic landscape has to offer. Be it the Cambodian Cultural Village, the famed ancient royal city of Angkor Thom or the popular Old Market, the region’s rich history and forgotten craft make for Cambodia as a unique hot spot in Asia. The country offers luxury hotels and resorts featuring prestigious golf courses and pampering spas, a testament that the times have indeed taken a turn for the better for this once war torn country barely 35 years ago.
Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor
Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor is located across the Royal Palace, one of the greatest hotels of the legendary Grand Tour of Indochina. Embraced by 15 acres of beautifully landscaped French gardens, this legendary meeting place combines old-world grandeur with peace and tranquillity in one of the world’s most spiritual destinations.
Sofitel Angkoh Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort
Sofitel Angkoh Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort features a perfect marriage of Khmer and French architecture design and is surrounded with picturesque views, from lush gardens, to tranquil lakes, swimming pools and of course an 18-hole golf course. The 5 star has 238 rooms and suites entreat with serene design reflecting French sophistication and yesteryear refinement.
Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa
The Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa is the latest inclusion in Siem Reap’s international luxury resort market and this is a truly unique resort that will satisfy the expectations of the most discerning traveller. From the grandeur of the cathedral like ceilings of the lobby to the sense of intrigue as you wonder on your voyage of discovery through the split level mezzanine floors and grounds of the resort, your imagination can’t help but be drawn into the culture surrounding you. After you’ve unwrapped the many layers of Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa it will leave you with an indelible image of what it means to experience quality service during your adventures through the mysteries of Indochina. You’ll also understand the culture and lifestyle of the Khmer people, a people whose history is steeped in a tradition of offering respect and generosity to visitors. Interested in more of Asia’s Hot Spots? Subscribe now: www.theworldspa.com/subscribe.html