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Ko h S a m u i , T h a i l a n d

A small easy-to-reach island off the coast of Thailand, Koh Samui comprises a bunch of colourful towns and neighbourhoods promising everything from laid-back luxury to lively nightlife and active adventures. One of the country’s largest tropical islands, the captivating composition of palm-lined beaches, lush jungles and clear blue waters ensures something for travellers of all ages and tastes. Explore the secluded lagoons and ancient temples or add pampering to the leisurely mix with high-end spas, yoga and beachside relaxation.

WHER E TO STAY

Located on the northern shore of the island at Laem Noi Beach, Villa Malouna puts distance between family-friendly tranquillity and young revellers. Boasting a pristine beachfront setting, the property’s distinct pavilions are immersed amongst secluded tropical gardens and exude calm with a zen, Japanese meets mid-century modern design. Perfect for bigger groups, features include six ensuite bedrooms, spacious entertaining areas and uninterrupted sea vistas.

Canggu, Bali

This sleepy seaside village on the Indonesian island of Bali is the perfect destination for anyone in need of sea, sun, and culture. Often referred to as the beachside answer to Ubud for its lush paddy fields and laid-back atmosphere, Canggu is one of the up-and-coming areas on the island; surf beaches are aplenty, the flourishing dining scene caters to all tastes, and the bohemian vibe promises relaxation and rejuvenation.

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WHER E TO STAY

Occupying a spacious site mere metres from Old Man’s Beach, the sumptuous Casa Casbah is nothing short of a Balinese dream. The navy and white interior is expertly complemented by rich green plants and pairs beach house chic with uncompromised elegance to create a relaxed yet luxurious destination for families or groups of friends. Wake up to the gentle ocean breeze and sound of rolling waves before exploring all the wonders Bali has to offer.

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The Journal - Issue 12  
The Journal - Issue 12  
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