We all think we can go at full pace forever but that's just not the way we're built; slowing down, really slowing down, is the best investment you'll make this year.
So swap back-to-back meetings for back massages. Swap rain-drenched traffic for sun-drenched lounging. Swap pointless spreadsheets for flawless bed sheets. You'll never be better off. And those memories? They'll make you and your nearest ready once again to look life right in the eye.
If you're looking for deep, warming, enriching and nourishing relaxation, sand-between-your-toes, cocktail-in-your-hand, memory-making relaxation that's built to last. If you're looking for a hard-earned, much-needed getaway, here are a quartet of perfect destinations, a select handful of the many places Sunways send their clients each and every day.
They're destinations that will help you recharge, revitalize and rediscover everything that makes you, well, you.
Where nature goes to play
Seated at the feet of the iconic volcanic Pitons, a Unesco World Heritage site, St. Lucia’s Sugar Beach marries unparalleled natural beauty with the very epitome of modern island luxury. The breathtaking island paints a vibrant palette of stunning colour - a chance to unwind amid coral blue reefs, rich, verdant rainforests and crystalline waterfalls. After wandering through the Island’s tropical wonders, those wanting to set their switch firmly to off can enjoy hotels and bars offering the first and last word in service amid contemporary and minimalist design. Rainforest spas, full dive facilities, waterfront dining and bars, St. Lucia is first choice for travellers looking for seclusion, tranquility and breathtaking natural beauty.
St. Lucia is first choice for travellers looking for seclusion, tranquility and breathtaking natural beauty.
The first word in service
The jewel of the Indian Ocean, Le Touessrok remains a perfect getaway for honeymooners, families and celebrities alike. Service is key and relaxation starts upon arrival. Suitcases are whisked to your room, and clothes pressed while you enjoy a deep aromatherapy massage. Once settled, this magical destination transports you to a world of sophistication, style and solitude. From idyllic, uncrowded, pristine world-class beaches, waterskiing and diving in the turquoise seas to lounging around the Hotel's infinity pools. If you want relaxation-plus, just a quiet word with beach boys, resplendent in their crisp white uniforms, may find you enjoying a speedboat trip, replete with caviar and champagne, ending with dinner on one of Mauritius’ glittering private islands.
This magical destination transports you to a world of sophistication, style and solitude.
The world's most hypnotic paradise
Formerly King Island, One&Only Reethi Rah remains Indian Ocean royalty. Among the largest island in the Maldives' North Malé Atoll and 700km south of Sri Lanka, Rah is encircled by a halo of teal and indigo waters creating a surreal oasis of distant calm. One of the world’s most exclusive resorts hosts a largely European clientele in its frankly stunning water villas and suites. Those select few enjoy 12 divine beaches each with a unique personality, and sunset. Lie back as your body syncs to the hypnotic beat of the distant Boduberu drum amid the privacy and seclusion of the Maldives’ most coveted and critically acclaimed getaway.
Enjoy 12 divine beaches each with a unique personality, and sunset.
Silver seas on the silver screen
Unique sights, sounds, smells, tastes and touches – mainland Thailand offers one of world travelling’s most immersive sensual experiences. To get away from that overload, Six Senses Yao Noi Resort offers space and time to rediscover a personal sense of calm and balance. Spectacular views of Thailand’s PhangNga Bay are the perfect, cinematic backdrop to relaxing hours whiled away as every whim and fancy is catered for by exceptional service. In Yao Noi’s sustainable setting, visitors can also enjoy a menu of therapeutic treatments to reconnect with a sense of nature, personal purity and their holistic wellness. Yao Noi recharges visitors deep to their very core and readies them for the world once more.
Thailand offers one of world travelling’s most immersive sensual experiences.