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The best experiences in Southeast Asia
A luxury holiday in Southeast Asia offers a mesmerising mélange of sights, sounds, flavours and smells. The region is a veritable feast for the senses; home to fascinating temple ruins that hint of majestic ancient civilisations; vibrant markets where fresh produce meets mouth-watering local delicacies; countryside where hill tribes hold on to a more rustic life; and bustling cities boasting cutting-edge architecture.
Armed with deep and extensive local knowledge, Lightfoot Travel’s Travel Designers can distill the experiences to create luxury tailor-made itineraries across the region, including the most exclusive properties, from private villas to hidden spa retreats.
Head to Thailand, an intoxicating mix of cities, jungles and beaches, to visit ornate temples and floating river markets. Here, you can feast on green curries and watch elephant polo. Be charmed by Vietnam’s mix of old and new, where dynamic cities meet the lush countryside and sophisticated beach-side resorts. Trek the remote landscape of Myanmar which is speckled with colourful hill tribes, then take a leisurely ride down Inle Lake’s canals and tributaries.
For a fascinating slice of history, explore Cambodia’s ancient ruins of Angkor Wat by bike and discover hidden temple ruins off-the- beaten-track. For something more relaxing, the Indonesian island of Bali is home to many luxurious resorts and villas, with spas and beaches to help relieve stress. Feel time slow down in laid-back Laos and be charmed by the colonial architecture and colourful markets of Luang Prabang and Vientiane.