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A N D R E W & M EM B E R

H A R P E R

B E N E FITS

T R AV E L

D I R ECTO RY


Asia 42 PARTNERS OFFERING BENEFITS

Yuyuan Garden, Shanghai, China


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2017

A N D R E W & M EM B E R

H A R P E R

B E N E FITS

T R AV E L

D IR ECTO RY


Subscriber Benefits, Highlights & More Publishers of the quarterly Andrew Harper Traveler magazine,

C O N T E N T S

the annual Andrew Harper Travel & Member Benefits Directory, and more

Destination Specialists, Yachts, Cruises, Trains & Jets. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Villas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Hotels:

United States.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Canada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115 Caribbean. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 121 Mexico, Central & South America. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137

159 Europe. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185 Africa & the Middle East. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291 Asia.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303 Australia, New Zealand & the South Pacific. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 317 Index.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332 Ireland & Great Britain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

All partners, current at time of printing, are listed at the beginning of each section, with page numbers noted for each Directory participant. For a complete listing of all partners, along with all Harper-recommended hotels, please see the index.

General Manager April McAlister Director, Account Manager Europe Colin Housley CHousley@AndrewHarper.com Account Manager U.S., Canada & Caribbean Heather Eberle HEberle@AndrewHarper.com Account Manager Rest of the World Carol Bacon CBacon@AndrewHarper.com Alliance Coordinator Joyce Jorden JJorden@AndrewHarper.com Alliance Production Coordinator Amanda Mallard AMallard@AndrewHarper.com Senior Art Director David Villarreal Graphic Designer Joellen Randall Associate Editor Scott Turrentine ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE Senior Vice President Becky Powell Vice President Sandi Ferreira (800) 375-4685 U.S. + 1 (630) 734-4610 International Reservations@AndrewHarper.com Client Relations (866) 831-4314 U.S. + 1 (512) 904-7342 International ClientRelations@AndrewHarper.com EDITORIAL Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report and The Andrew Harper Collection Editor-in-Chief Andrew Harper Visit us online at AndrewHarper.com.

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GET THE MOST FROM YOUR TRAVELS! Of the 1,000+ Harper-recommended hotels, hideaways, resorts, villas, yachts, cruises, trains and destination specialists, almost 600 partner with Andrew Harper annually, providing exceptional benefits and special recognition to the Harper members. This annual Travel Directory showcases the member benefits, travel tips and highlights, starting rates and other helpful information from hundreds of these partners. All partners, current at time of printing, are listed on the map and index pages at the beginning of each section. Additionally, the complete list of all partners as well as other Harper-recommended properties is located in the index at the back of the book.

• Nearly 600 partners (more than 500 hotels) • All hotels offer complimentary breakfast. More than 80% offer full or buffet breakfast

•M  ore than 40 hotels offer •M  ore than 80 offer complimentary upgrades at the time of booking, transfers to and/or from airports, all others are on arrival ferries, rail stations and more •M  ore than 90% offer complimentary Internet access

• More than 100 include complimentary lunch or dinner

• The average value of Andrew Harper benefits totals more than $1,000

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* Based on a minimum stay of four nights


The Harper Advantage Andrew Harper members have exclusive access to some of the most experienced travel professionals in the business. Here are just a few reasons why you should be taking advantage of our stellar travel services. Avoid Spending Hours Online. From airline tickets to customized trip planning, our travel advisors can ensure each trip is a memorable experience. Avoid multiple calls and confirmation emails — make one phone call for all your travel needs.

Insider Information. Briefed exclusively by Mr. Harper and his team after every trip, our advisors know the first-hand details that make for a singular experience.

Travel Benefits. Andrew Harper provides its travelers with exceptional benefits, including unique experiences not provided through any other affiliations. Additionally, our travel advisors compare our benefits with those offered by Virtuoso and American Express on your behalf to ensure the benefits you receive are best suited for you. Elite benefit programs also are available when booking with us for hotel groups including Peninsula, Rosewood and Starwood.

Peace of Mind. Through our partner Travelex, our members enjoy 24/7 concierge service while traveling, free of charge. This service can assist you with emergencies if our office is closed. If booking a custom trip with us, we have trusted partners around the world who are just a phone call away should you need assistance.

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We can only say that we are sorry that we did not make use of Andrew Harper sooner! “ We received room upgrades on four occasions and in the other hotels, it appeared as though we had been given the best of the rooms available. We finished our trip with the clear impression that

booking with Andrew Harper had made a world of difference to our experience of the trip.” –an Andrew Harper member

Transforming extraordinary trips into once-in-a-lifetime experiences.


Porthos

Exclusive Wine Concierge Services Dedicated to seizing the finest boutique-production wines in Napa and Sonoma, Porthos is your insider connection to undiscovered treasures and highly rated collector favorites from the world’s most renowned vintners. Specializing in highly personalized service, Porthos founder Hal Oates and his team provide honest, unbiased reviews and ratings for discerning Andrew Harper wine lovers. Contact Porthos President Hal Oates today at hal@porthos.com or (415) 454-2115, extension 1.

Andrew Harper members receive: • $250 wine gift certificate following first purchase!* • Access to a dedicated wine concierge • Sourcing of rare wines, and discounts on select bottles • Complimentary cellar consultation • Insider access to tours and tastings at Napa’s boutique wineries • Free shipping on orders of six bottles or more • Shipping to your holiday destination so you can enjoy your favorite wines while on vacation • Weekly email notification about select wines *First purchase min. $1,000 to qualify. PROMO: AH25017

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Harper Auctions Andrew Harper online auctions offer an opportunity to save on stays at many of Mr. Harper’s favorite travel destinations. Our auction system features enhanced functionality, real-time bidding, an elegant design and more.

North Island,

New Zealand

85 % OFF

Take your bidding to the next level – visit www.andrewharper.com/auctions and: 1 Create an Auctions Profile Log in on the auction page. Create your Harper Auctions Profile. Peruse weekly auctions and find a package perfect for you.

Bazaruto Marine National Park,

Mozambique

2 Place a Bid

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Win and Book If you’re the winning bidder, you’ll receive an email notification and information to complete your auction purchase and book your trip!

Learn more at www.andrewharper.com/auctions today! Have questions or need additional support with the new Harper Auction platform? We are ready to assist you in setting up your account to ensure you are ready to bid. Email us at auctions@andrewharper.com. Auctions open and close every Tuesday at 4 p.m. CST. Auctions are subject to terms and conditions, and blackout dates apply.

County Kerry,

Ireland

60 % OFF


Choose from a World of Inspiring Travel Š2016 Abercrombie & Kent, USA, LLC CST #2007274-20

As experts in luxury travel for more than 50 years, Abercrombie & Kent USA offers unforgettable travel experiences in over 100 countries and on all seven continents. From small group journeys and luxury polar expedition cruises to personally customized, privately guided Tailor Made itineraries, all A&K journeys are backed by an unmatched network of 52 local offices around the globe. For more information contact the Andrew Harper Travel Office at 800 375 4685 or reservations@andrewharper.com.

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Museum LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Lugano, Ticino Š Foto Studio Pagi

Savor the dolce vita in Lugano.

Let Lake Lugano be your canvas to practice sweet relaxation and then exercise your mind at the newly opened LAC Museum of Art and Culture. MySwitzerland.com/lugano

Our partner


NEW H A PPEN I NGS BAHAMAS A T O N E & O N LY BAHRAIN CAPE TOWN T H E BA H A M A S

DUBAI

One&Only Ocean Club has re-opened with all new, expanded rooms in the Hartford Wing plus a new shoreline GREAT BARRIER REEF infinity edge pool and grill. This sunny haven is now even more heavenly.

WOLGAN VALLEY LOS CABOS

LOS C A BOS, M E X ICO

MALDIVES

One&Only Palmilla adds even more choice in ultimate accommodation this winter with a second Four-Bedroom MAURITIUS Hilltop Villa featuring beautiful vistas and private pool plus every luxury imaginable. Now there are two MONTE NEGRO Four-Bedroom Villas to choose from.

SANYA

ANDREW HARPER ALLIANCE MEMBERS, OFFERING EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS.

OTHER ONE&ONLY RESORTS


PALACE HOTEL SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA

SUIRAN KYOTO, JAPAN

TAMBO DEL INKA SACRED VALLEY, PERU

H O T E L S T H AT D E F I N E T H E D E S T I N AT I O N ™ Experience the true essence of each destination at The Luxury Collection, a curated ensemble of the world’s most iconic hotels. Book hotels in the Harper Alliance with Andrew Harper Travel for exclusive benefits such as daily complimentary breakfast for two, upgrades at check-in,* late checkout* and special amenities upon arrival. FOR RESERVATIONS CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT 800 375 4685 OR RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

HOTEL ALFONSO XIII SEVILLE, SPAIN

©2016 Marriott International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Preferred Guest, SPG, The Luxury Collection and their logos are the trademarks of Marriott International, Inc., or its affiliates. *Based on availability.


Water Lilies (Claude Monet 1917–1920), Fondation Beyeler © Stephan Schacher

Culture and gastronomy in Basel.

Get a taste of Basel’s rich cultural and art scenes and treat your taste buds to an exceptional meal in one of the city’s gourmet temples, like the Cheval Blanc. MySwitzerland.com/basel

Our partner


Let the Stories Begin. Whether your plans call for a romantic retreat, a family adventure,

Where the memories you make last infinitely longer.

or an urban escape, we invite you to experience our collection of extraordinary destinations. From the legendary shores of Hawaii to the charm of the South Carolina coast, Montage Hotels & Resorts provides the perfect backdrop to create memories that can be cherished long after you return home.

For Reservations contact the Andrew Harper Travel Office at (800) 375-4685 or Reservations@AndrewHarper.com

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henry family

Take trips. Not chances.

For Members Bob and Pat Henry, unplugging means investing in time together. Shared experiences with family and friends that strengthen bonds and leave lasting memories. Let Exclusive Resorts help curate your traditions in the making.

Be a Collector of Moments, Not Things

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W W W . E X C L U S I V E R E S O R T S . C O M • 844.536.3299 Terms and conditions apply. See www.exclusiveresorts.com for more information. Create Your Next Remember When and Be a Collector are service marks of Exclusive Resorts, LLC. Exclusive Resorts and the Exclusive Resorts flower logo are registered trademarks of Exclusive Resorts, LLC. Š2016. Exclusive Resorts, LLC. All rights reserved.


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It’s a belief rooted in service, peace and comfort. It’s knowing needs, names, tastes.

It’s a calm breath. A warm smile. An unexpected courtesy. It’s your reason for flying. Becoming our reason for flying.

It’s where. It’s why. It’s Sentient.

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$ starting rates of 250 USD or less $$ starting rates between 251–500 USD $$$ starting rates between 501–750 USD $$$$ starting rates between 751–1,000 USD $$$$$ starting rates of more than 1,000 USD

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Rates Legend

NORTH KOREA

BEIJING

SEOUL SOUTH KOREA

XI’AN

This rates legend is based on nightly rack rates and serves only as a guideline for travel-planning purposes. The rates may vary based on season, currency exchange and other factors. The latest rates, including preferred Andrew Harper rates, are available to our members booking online, directly with the hotels or through the Andrew Harper Travel Office. When booking directly, always provide your Andrew Harper member number. Booking with the Andrew Harper Travel Office ensures receipt of benefits and any applicable special offers. Member benefits typically are available only in conjunction with Andrew Harper rates.

6 7 JAPAN TOKYO

CHINA 2 3

East China Sea

Destination Specialists, Yacht, Cruise, Train, Jet and Villa Partners Also Serving Asia: • Abercrombie & Kent Hong Kong

• Lakani World Tours

• All Yachts Worldwide

• Lindblad Expeditions

• AmaWaterways

• PONANT Cultural Cruises & Expeditions

• andBeyond

• Premier Golf, LLC

• Aqua Expeditions

• Seabourn Cruises

• Asia Transpacific Journeys

• SeaDream Yacht Club

• Belmond River Cruises

• Silversea

TAIWAN

4 HONG KONG

PHILIPPINES MANILA 5 VIETNAM

• Belmond Trains

• TCS World Travel

• Butterfield & Robinson

• Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

• Crystal Cruises

• Ventours

CHINA

JAPAN

• LaCure Villas

• Windows to Japan

1

Aman Summer Palace BEIJING

6

Aman Tokyo TOKYO

3

Amanfayun HANGZHOU

6

The Peninsula Tokyo TOKYO

2

Park Hyatt Shanghai SHANGHAI

7

Suiran, a Luxury Collection Hotel KYOTO

1

The Peninsula Beijing BEIJING

PHILIPPINES

2

The Peninsula Shanghai

5

The Andrew Harper Travel Office is Preferred Partners with the following luxury hotel companies: • The Peninsula Hotels

• Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

• Preferred Hotels & Resorts

• The Ritz-Carlton Hotels & Resorts

SHANGHAI. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 307

• Starwood’s The Luxury Collection and St. Regis Hotels & Resorts

Contact the Travel Office to take advantage of your additional amenities and VIP status at these participating hotels.

HONG KONG

4

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental CENTRAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 308

4

The Peninsula Hong Kong KOWLOON . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 308

304

ASIA

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

Amanpulo PAMALICAN ISLAND


BHUTAN

SRI LANKA

6

7

Amangalla FORT GALLE

8

Amanwella TANGALLE

Amankora BHUTAN

INDIA 1 PAKISTAN H

I M

A L A Y A S

2 NEPAL

DELHI

3 4

6 MT. EVEREST

RANTHAMBHORE TIGER RESERVE

5 BANDHAVGARH TIGER RESERVE

Aman-i-Khás RANTHAMBHORE, RAJASTHAN

2

Amanbagh ALWAR, RAJASTHAN

1

Ananda In The Himalayas TEHRI–GARHWAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 309

THIMPHU

BHUTAN

UDAIPUR

3

5

RAAS Devigarh UDAIPUR

4

RAAS Jodhpur JODPUHR

BANGLADESH

MALDIVES INDIA

10 COMO Cocoa Island SOUTH MALÉ ATOLL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 310

9

Four Seasons Maldives at Kuda Huraa NORTH MALÉ ATOLL

9

PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi NORTH MALÉ ATOLL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 310

Bay of Bengal

S U M AT R A

JAKARTA 1 J AVA

2

INDONESIA

3

BALI

SRI LANKA 7 8

Indian Ocean

2

Amandari BALI

1

Amanjiwo MAGELANG

2

Amankila BALI

2

Amanusa BALI

3

Amanwana MOYO ISLAND

2

COMO Shambhala Estate BALI

9 10 MALE

MALDIVES

INDONESIA

2

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan BALI

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

ASIA

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3

2 MYANMAR (BURMA)

HANOI

LUANG PRABANG

1

LAOS

VIENTIANE

RANGOON HUE

THAILAND

DA NANG

5

6

BANGKOK

SIEM REAP/ ANGKOR WAT

Koh Rong Archipelago, Cambodia

CAMBODIA Andaman Sea

VIETNAM 9

7

KOH SAMUI

10

• Andrew Harper’s Hideaway of the Year, 2016 • Asia’s leading private island • Brides Top Resort in Asia, 2016 • Condé Nast Traveler Top 20 Hotels in Asia, 2016 • Traveller’s World Top 10 Most Beautiful Resorts in the World, 2016

Gulf of Thailand

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11 KRABI

1

CAMBODIA

6

Amansara SIEM REAP

7

Song Saa Private Island

3

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai CHIANG MAI

2

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle CHIANG RAI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 314

KOH RONG ARCHIPELAGO . . . . . . . . . . pg. 306

LAOS

5

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok BANGKOK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 308

Amantaka LUANG PRABANG 5

The Peninsula Bangkok BANGKOK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 311

THAILAND

10 Amanpuri PHUKET

11 Rayavadee KRABI

2

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

VIETNAM

CHIANG RAI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 313

8

Amanoi NINH THUAN PROVINCE

The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai

9

Anantara Mui Ne Resort

1

CHIANG MAI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 212

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ASIA

Song Saa Private Island

8

PHAN THIET . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . pg. 315

dyllic family-owned resort set on a Andrew Harper desert island in the pristine Koh Rong Benefits Archipelago, a 45-minute speedboat • Best available ride from Sihanoukville on Cambodia’s non-restricted rates coast. Luxurious villas include 2,475- • Room upgrade, when available at check-in square-foot Ocean View Villas featuring local art, large four-poster beds, wooden • A 30-minute wellness consultation per villa decks with daybeds and private infinity pools, soaring thatched ceilings and • One 50-minute massage per person baths with soaking tubs and walk-in • A private one-hour showers. Jungle Villas afford views of the yoga or meditation surrounding islands and water, while session per villa Overwater Villas offer direct ocean access from private balconies; both Accommodations feature private pools. Two restaurants 27 villas include Driftwood Bar for a tapas-style Getting There menu; wellness programs available, as 20 minutes from well as outdoor salas and villas for spa Sihanoukville Airport (KOS) by car to the dock, treatments. –Andrew Harper

Grand Award–2016

Recommended since 2015 songsaa.com

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

plus a 45-minute speedboat ride to the hotel

Starting Rates $$$$$

Inclusions • Tax and service charges • Breakfast, lunch and dinner, plus all beverages (excluding premium wines and spirits) • In-room minibar • Use of nonmotorized water sports equipment, plus 10 percent discount on motorized sports • Shared round-trip transfers from Sihanoukville Airport • Wi-Fi See additional inclusions on AndrewHarper.com


Shanghai, China

The Peninsula Shanghai • Michelin-starred restaurants and bars • Signature spa • Complimentary VoIP calls • Bedside control panel • Stunning views of the Bund • Exceptional river views • Extra spacious rooms • 24-hour gym • Walk-in closet • Unique transportation choices

E WILLIAM FURNISS

legant art deco hotel in Puxi, fronting the Bund with views of the Huangpu River and the gardens of the former British Consulate. Public areas include a soaring lobby, glittering rooftop restaurant with skyline panoramas and two-Michelin-star Yi Long Court for classic Cantonese dishes. Spacious rooms and suites feature understated but elegant art deco-style furnishings; marble baths provide separate shower stalls and tubs, and hands-free phones. Executive Suites have separate living and sleeping areas, walk-in dressing rooms and corner locations with windows on two sides. Other amenities include an award-winning spa, fitness center and 82-foot navy-and-white-tiled indoor pool with adjoining outdoor terrace. –Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper Benefits

WILLIAM FURNISS

Accommodations

Starting Rates $$

235 rooms, including 44 suites

Inclusions

Getting There

• Daily full breakfast served at the restaurant

40 minutes from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) by car

WILLIAM FURNISS

• Best available non-restricted rates

• 4 p.m. late checkout, when available

• Room upgrade, when available at check-in

• One set lunch at The Lobby for two per stay

Recommended since 2010 Book online at andrewharper.com. shanghai.peninsula.com

• Wi-Fi

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

ASIA

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Central, Hong Kong

Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Peninsula Hong Kong

• Premier Central location • Forbes Five-Star hotel • Newly refurbished rooms • Two-Michelin-star Amber • Award-winning spa

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hic contemporary boutique hotel in Andrew Harper the heart of Central, a short walk Benefits from the shopping and entertain- • Best available ment district. Sleek accommodations, non-restricted rates such as signature “L600” series rooms, • Room upgrade, when available at check-in are among the city’s largest and feature high-tech electronics, fine art and circu- • Daily buffet breakfast for two lar glass baths with seven-foot round tubs served at MO Bar and rainfall showers. Two-star Amber, or Amber overseen by Michelin-starred chef • A $100 spa Richard Ekkebus, offers modern French treatment credit per room, per night cuisine, while the strikingly designed (excluding Bastian MO Bar has become a focal point of the Gonzalez treatments) city’s social life. The comprehensive • Complimentary 25,000-square-foot spa and ultramodern wireless Internet fitness center provide 15 treatment rooms, a Turkish hammam, saunas and a superb 60-foot lap pool, as well as yoga and Pilates studios. –Andrew Harper

Recommended since 2006 mandarinoriental.com/landmark

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Starting Rates $$$

Inclusions • Access to spa and fitness facilities

Accommodations 109 rooms

Getting There 40 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) by car

• Peninsula Academy programs • Rolls-Royce Phantom fleet • Personalized technology • Complimentary VoIP IDD calls • Helicopter “flight-seeing”

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egendary landmark hotel near the Andrew Harper Kowloon waterfront, overlooking Benefits Victoria Harbour. Several exceptional • Best available restaurants, especially Gaddi’s for non-restricted rates gourmet French cuisine, and Michelin- • Room upgrade, when star Spring Moon for Cantonese delicacies available at check-in in a 1920s setting. High-tech guest ac- • Daily buffet breakfast served at commodations, located in the original The Verandah building or the modern tower, are deco• 300 HKD spa rated in a contemporary-chic style and treatment credit per offer city or harbor views; large white person marble baths have tubs and separate • Welcome drink at showers. Sophisticated business center, Felix or The Bar glamorous spa and superb fitness center, as well as a whirlpool, cold plunge pool and 60-foot indoor swimming pool. A fascinating history, peerless service and unforgettable harbor views all help to make The Peninsula one of the world’s truly great hotels. –Andrew Harper Readers’ Choice–2015

Recommended since 1984 peninsula.com/hongkong

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

Book online at andrewharper.com.

Starting Rates $$$

Inclusions • Tea on arrival • Complimentary long-distance VoIP calls • Daily fresh fruit • Daily newspaper • Wi-Fi

Accommodations 300 rooms, including 54 suites

Getting There 35 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) by car


Tehri Garhwal, India

Ananda In The Himalayas • Award-winning destination spa • Panoramic view of the Ganges river • Located on a 100-acre palace estate • Best of Ayurveda and yoga • Personalized wellness programs • State-of-the-art gymnasium • Gourmet wellness cuisine • Guided treks and temple tours • White-water rafting • Six-hole golf course

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estination spa in the Himalayan foothills overlooking the Ganges river and the town of Rishikesh. The property includes the palace of the maharaja of Tehri Garhwal and restored Viceregal Palace. Deluxe Suites have elegantly furnished rooms, balconies, sitting rooms and large baths with views of private gardens. The Viceregal Suite in the Maharajah’s Palace offers fine antique furniture and dining area. Three villas with private pools and decks with lounge beds are also available, set within a Sal tree forest. The Restaurant serves Indian, Asian and Western cuisine custom prepared for each guest. Renowned spa integrates traditional Indian systems of Ayurveda with the more contemporary Western spa approach. Outdoor lap pool and gym, plus cooking classes and treks to nearby temples. Children 14 and older welcome. –Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper Benefits • Best available non-restricted rates

Accommodations

Starting Rates $$

78 rooms, including five suites and three private villas

Inclusions • Wi-Fi

• Daily full breakfast for two served at the restaurant • Excursion to Rishikesh to witness Ganga Aarti, a Hindu prayer ceremony

• For stays of three nights or longer, a guaranteed room upgrade, when available at time of booking • For stays of three nights or longer, one complimentary 55-minute spa treatment per person

Getting There 40 minutes from Dehradun Airport (DED) by car

Recommended since 2009 Book online at andrewharper.com. anandaspa.com

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

ASIA

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MARTIN MORRELL

North Malé Atoll, Maldives

South Malé Atoll, Maldives

PER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi

COMO Cocoa Island

• Unique underwater spa • All villas with private pools • All villas with butler service • Underground wine cellar • Excellent reef to snorkel, sail and more

• Private island • Overwater suites and villas • COMO Shambhala Retreat • Exceptional diving • “Sunrise” and “Sunset” villas

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ER AQUUM Huvafen Fushi is a glamAndrew Harper orous resort on a pristine island, a Benefits 30-minute speedboat ride from Malé. • Best available Thatch-roofed wooden lodgings include non-restricted rates the romantic Deluxe Sunset Ocean Pool • Room upgrade, when available at check-in Villas, built on pilings over the sea, and the more private Deluxe Beach Pool • Daily buffet breakfast served at Celsius Villas, nestled in a thicket of greenery. The latter have dark parquet floors, ca- • $150 resort credit per room thedral ceilings, platform beds and • In-room welcome French doors leading to wooden decks, amenity plus butler service. Walled gardens contain plunge pools and open-air baths with slate floors and stonelined showers. Excellent restaurants include Raw, Salt for local seafood and Fogliani’s, with a wood-burning pizza oven. Other amenities include LIME Spa with underwater treatment rooms, an infinity pool and an outdoor saltwater flotation pool; water sports, scuba diving, fishing and cruises available. –Andrew Harper Recommended since 2008 peraquum.com

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Starting Rates $$$$$

Inclusions • Wi-Fi

Accommodations 44 villas

Getting There 30 minutes from Malé International Airport (MLE) by boat

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nderstated yet luxurious resort on Andrew Harper a small coral island, a 40-minute Benefits s p e e d b o a t r i d e f r o m M a l é . • Best available Air-conditioned suites and villas stand on non-restricted rates pilings over the sea. Minimal interiors • Room upgrade, when available at check-in feature teak floors and steeply pitched roofs lined with golden coconut-palm • Welcome bottle of wine per room matting. Baths come with large soaking tubs and separate showers. French doors • $100 spa credit per room lead to small, private wooden sundecks • For stays of four with tables and sun loungers. The dining nights or longer, room serves outstanding Southeast Asian one private yoga class per room and Mediterranean cuisine, plus a healthful spa menu, and offers an extensive wine list. The excellent wellness spa has private indoor/ outdoor seaview treatment rooms; also library, gym with yoga facilities, hydrotherapy swimming pool, water sports, comprehensive dive center, deep-sea fishing and cruises to neighboring islands and beaches. –Andrew Harper

Recommended since 2008 comohotels.com/cocoaisland

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

Book online at andrewharper.com.

Starting Rates $$$$

Inclusions • Daily full American breakfast served at the restaurant or in room • Non-motorized water sports • Wi-Fi

Accommodations 33 overwater suites and villas

Getting There 40 minutes from Malé International Airport (MLE) by boat


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Bangkok, Thailand

The Peninsula Bangkok • Panoramic city and river views • Outdoor pool facing the river • Award-winning restaurants • World-class spa and wellness center • Peninsula Academy program

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he Peninsula Bangkok is a sleek Andrew Harper luxury tower hotel on the west bank Benefits of the animated Chao Phraya River. • Best available Panoramic and oversize riverview rooms non-restricted rates f e a t u r e l u x u r i o u s m a r b l e b a t h s, • Room upgrade, when available at check-in walk-in closets, writing desks, silk-clad (excludes Grand furnishings and every conceivable Deluxe rooms and amenity; some include landscaped suites) balconies with sun loungers and teak • Daily buffet breakfast served at River Cafe decking. Dining choices include Mei & Terrace Jiang for exquisite Cantonese cuisine and • One afternoon tea riverside Thiptara for classic Thai fare. for two served at Dramatic 200-foot outdoor three-tiered The Lobby swimming pool with 12 Thai-style • 800 THB spa credit lounging pavilions; state-of-the-art per person fitness center with steam room, sauna • 4 p.m. late checkout, when available and plunge pools; tennis court and full-service spa; convenient complimentary riverboat shuttle service to opposite bank of Chao Phraya. Cooking classes can be arranged. –Andrew Harper

White sand beach in the Maldives

Recommended since 1999 peninsula.com

Starting Rates $$

Inclusions • Daily fresh fruit • Daily newspaper • Complimentary long-distance VoIP calls • Wi-Fi

Accommodations 370 rooms, including 67 suites

Getting There 45 minutes from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) by car

Book online at andrewharper.com.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand

The Dhara Dhevi Chiang Mai • Condé Nast Traveler Best Resorts in Asia, 2015 • T+L World’s Best Hotels • TripAdvisor Top 25 Hotels in Thailand • Condé Nast Traveler Gold List, 2014 • 24-hour room service • Shopping village • Arts and culture center • Health and fitness center • Laundry and dry cleaning • Two swimming pools

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xtraordinary 60-acre resort a few miles east of Chiang Mai. The best lodgings are the dramatically designed and lavishly appointed villas grouped around meandering streams and idyllic rice paddies. Most feature massive teak beams and Asian artifacts. The palatial Grand Deluxe Villas are enhanced by spacious living/dining areas, huge bedrooms with adjoining studies, teak-floored baths (whirlpool tubs, walk-in rainfall showers) and terrace plunge pools. Splendid specialty restaurants (Chinese, French, Thai and Italian) are complemented by the Dhara Dhevi Cooking Academy for cooking lessons; also two swimming pools, tennis courts, gym and a remarkable spa evoking the architecture of a Mandalay royal palace. –Andrew Harper

Andrew Harper Benefits • Best available non-restricted rates • Room upgrade, when available at check-in

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Starting Rates $$$

123 rooms, including 54 suites and 69 villas

Inclusions

Getting There

• Cultural activities

15 minutes from Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) by car

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• Welcome drinks

• When staying in suite or villa accommodations, daily fresh fruit basket

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM

• $50 spa credit per room • $50 food and beverage credit per room

• Daily buffet breakfast served at Akaligo Restaurant

Recommended since 2005 Book online at andrewharper.com. dharadhevi.com


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Chiang Mai, Thailand

Chiang Rai, Thailand

Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

• Enhanced private pavilions • Interactive cooking school • Spa of Social Harmony • Exclusive residences • Customized unique experiences

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our Seasons Chiang Mai is an enAndrew Harper chanting world-class resort oasis in a Benefits picturesque valley, 20 minutes north • Best available of Chiang Mai. Landscaped gardens, non-restricted rates water lily ponds and terraced rice • Room upgrade, when available at check-in paddies surround large and distinctive guest pavilions, villas and residences. • Daily buffet breakfast served at Sala Mae These feature spacious teak-floored bedRim rooms, separate dressing areas and over• $100 spa treatment size baths with garden soaking tubs and credit once per stay separate shower stalls, plus inviting • Early check-in and gazebos. Thai and Italian restaurants are late checkout, when available augmented by a casual bar/lounge and charming pavilion-style Elephant Bar. Amenities feature a cooking school, three pools (including a 65-foot infinity lap pool), two tennis courts, a kids’ club, a fitness studio and a sophisticated spa. Championship golf is available nearby. A world-class property. –Andrew Harper

Recommended since 1995 fourseasons.com/chiangmai

Starting Rates $$$$

Inclusions • Select fitness activities • Complimentary yoga session • Use of mountain bikes • Daily newspaper • Wi-Fi

Accommodations 64 pavilions, 12 villas and 23 residences

Getting There 25 minutes from Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) by car

• All-inclusive Discovery rate • Exciting daily experiences • Complimentary house wine • Choice of spa treatment or cooking class • Tour three different countries

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ill country retreat and elephant camp Andrew Harper four hours by car from Chiang Mai. Benefits Regional fabrics and artifacts accent • Best available the guest rooms and suites. All accommonon-restricted rates dations feature balconies and teak- • Guaranteed room upgrade, when floored baths with oversized terrazzo available at time of tubs. Dining options include Sala Mae booking Nam for local Thai specialties, and Baan • $100 resort credit Dhalia for Italian and Mediterranean per room cuisine. Other amenities include the • Early check-in and Anantara cooking school, a fitness late checkout, when available center, tennis/squash courts, an infinity-edge swimming pool and a spa with five treatment rooms, steam rooms, Accommodations saunas and private outdoor soaking tubs. 63 rooms, including Also speedboat cruises on the Mekong, 19 suites mountain biking, cultural excursions and Getting There instruction at the hotel’s elephant train- One hour from Chiang Rai International Airport ing camp. –Andrew Harper

Starting Rates $$$$

Inclusions Discovery rates include: • All meals and beverages, including house wine, local beer and a selection of cocktails

• In-room minibar • One daily activity per person • One ticket per person to the Opium Museum • Round-trip Chiang Rai airport transfers • Wi-Fi

(CEI) by car

Recommended since 2005 Book online at andrewharper.com. goldentriangle.anantara.com

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Krabi, Thailand

Rayavadee • Five-star luxury resort • The Grotto restaurant • Surrounded by three beaches • World-class spa • Tropical landscapes • Southern Thai village style • Stunning Phranang Peninsula • Free-form swimming pool • Emerald waters of the Andaman Sea • Island hop by speedboat

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ayavadee is a secluded 26-acre oasis of stylish lodgings on Krabi’s Phra Nang Peninsula. Circular two-story pavilions feature spacious living rooms with a tropical décor, large bedrooms and baths with walk-in showers; some include furnished terraces or private gardens with Jacuzzis or private pool. The three private multi-bedroom beachfront villas offer personal butlers, kitchenettes and living/dining rooms. Indoor/outdoor Krua Phranang, one of four restaurants, serves traditional Thai dishes. Luxurious spa, small fitness center and tennis/squash courts. Rayavadee’s beach is accessible to the public and can be very crowded. Activities include cooking classes, snorkeling, elephant riding, boating excursions to nearby islands, trekking to proximate waterfalls and kayaking through mangrove forests. –Andrew Harper

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Starting Rates $$

96 pavilions and five villas

Inclusions

Getting There

• Daily breakfast served at the restaurant

• Scheduled round-trip Krabi Airport transfers

• Non-motorized water sports and equipment

• Wi-Fi

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• Welcome bottle of sparkling wine per room

• Room upgrade, when available at check-in

• $50 spa credit per room

Recommended since 2009 Book online at andrewharper.com. rayavadee.com

Accommodations

45 minutes from Krabi Airport (KBV) by car and speedboat

• Best available non-restricted rates

CONTACT THE ANDREW HARPER TRAVEL OFFICE AT (800) 375-4685 OR EMAIL RESERVATIONS@ANDREWHARPER.COM


Chiang Rai, Thailand

Phan Thiet, Vietnam

Four Seasons Tented Camp Golden Triangle

Anantara Mui Ne Resort

• Luxury canvas tents • Private family lodges • Connect with rescued elephants • Rejuvenating Jungle Spa • Explore bamboo jungles

• Exotic coastal location • Unique Vietnamese luxury • Beachfront villas • Restaurants with views • Water sports and cooking classes

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our Seasons Tented Camp Golden Andrew Harper Triangle is a lavish jungle camp set on Benefits a picturesque hillside overlooking • Best available Myanmar and Laos, 90 minutes north of non-restricted rates Chiang Rai. Air-conditioned “tented” • $100 spa treatment credit, once during lodgings feature every amenity, from stay beautiful handcrafted furnishings and • Early check-in and polished hardwood floors to plush baths late checkout, when (copper tubs and handheld showers) and available scenic decks with outdoor showers. New two-bedroom Explorers’ Lodge with private outdoor pool and deck is ideal for Accommodations 15 luxury tents, plus a larger groups. Evocative Nong Yao two-bedroom private Restaurant and a panoramic treetop bar. lodge Riverside free-form pool, spa pavilions Getting There and elephant camp; personalized adven- 90 minutes from Mae ture tours include Mekong River excur- Fah Luang International sions and hill tribe visits. Children 10 and Airport (CEI) by car and riverboat older welcome. –Andrew Harper

Starting Rates $$$$$

Inclusions • All meals and beverages • In-room minibar • Nightly wine and cheese tastings and complimentary sundowners • One 90-minute spa treatment per person • A half-day mahout training and Golden Triangle excursion • Round-trip airport transfers • Wi-Fi

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eaceful beachfront resort surrounded Andrew Harper by beautiful landscaped gardens near Benefits the bustling town of Phan Thiet. • Best available Variety of lodgings includes comfortable non-restricted rates and attractively furnished Pool Villa bun- • Room upgrade, when available at check-in galows with high-ceilinged open-air living rooms and plunge pools; in- • 20 percent discount on spa services door-outdoor baths feature showers and large terrazzo soaking tubs outside in • 10 percent discount on food and beverage private gardens surrounded by high purchases fences. Both Vietnamese and Western • 4 p.m. late checkout, food is served in L’Anmien Restaurant, when available overlooking a lagoon, and seafood-oriented Thung, set on the beachfront. Other amenities at Anantara Mui Ne include a library, small spa, gym and outdoor pool; also cooking classes and water sports. Exceptional service and excellent value. –Andrew Harper Recommended since 2014 mui-ne.anantara.com

Starting Rates $

Inclusions • Daily buffet breakfast served at L’Anmien • Access to fitness facilities • Wi-Fi

Accommodations 90 rooms, including 20 villas

Getting There Four hours from Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) by car; four hours from Saigon by train

Readers’ Choice–2014, 2015

Recommended since 2006 fourseasons.com/goldentriangle/

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2017 Andrew Harper Travel & Member Benefits Directory: Asia  
2017 Andrew Harper Travel & Member Benefits Directory: Asia