“Life is a journey,” is Anantara’s self-professed motto, a motto the renowned chain seeks to convey through each of their stylish resorts. Anantara first made its name in 2001 in Hua Hin, its flagship location settled alongside the sea in the tropical paradise of Thailand. Today, Anantara has resorts in 13 countries, all across a varied terrains, from beachfront palaces and major city havens to expansive deserts beneath endless star-strewn skies.

Each property is artfully designed to assert the culture, heritage, and character of the hotel’s location, providing its guests with an authentic travel experience while ultimately remaining fluent in grandeur and comfort.

At any of its desirable destinations, memories are made in abundance thanks to Anantara’s passionate dedication to ensuring that each guest has a satisfying stay and a successful journey – one that takes the guest into another culture without forgoing affluence and convenience.
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Al Baleed Resort Salalah by Anantara

Salalah, Oman

Situated along the white-sand beaches of Oman, this stylish resort features luxurious guestrooms and a collection of spacious villas that boast private pools. Perfect for romantic getaways and pleasure trips, the Anantara Salalah also houses three gourmet restaurants which serve a variety of flavors and an opulent spa that ensures guests can find a premium state of relaxation. Additionally, the resort's youth clubs make it an excellent destination for families as well.

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Anantara Al Jabal Akhdar

Jabal Akhdar, Oman

In Oman’s northwest lies Green Mountain, and here, upon Saiq Plateau, sits Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar. More than 6500 feet above sea level, it is the Middle East’s highest five-star resort and, perched on the rim of a vast plunging canyon, the views from every vantage point are stunning. Surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery, and with all the benefits of a temperate climate, the resort is perfectly situated just two hours’ drive from Muscat, and near to all the wonders of Nizwa. Based on the awe-inspiring architecture of its ancient counterparts, guests will be enchanted by the towers and courtyards of Al Jabal Akhdar, where historic elegance meets modern luxury. The comprehensive range of facilities include an infinity pool, fitness center and tennis courts, library and spa, not to mention a huge array of dining options. Kids and teens have their own dedicated clubs so the whole family will be well occupied and happy, and the stylishly appointed rooms and private villas offer accommodation to suit all parties.

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Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa

Siem Reap, Cambodia

This award-winning five-star hotel enjoys a fantastic location in the Cambodian countryside, just a short drive away from Siem Reap town center as well as the incredible Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and prized tourist attraction of the country. Contemporary Khmer design is a running theme throughout Anantara’s rooms and suites, lush oasis spa, tropical gardens and range of superb dining options, with a generous helping of wooden flooring, rich textiles and locally-made artistic installations. Each one of the 39 rooms and suites is spacious and fully-equipped with all the latest modern conveniences, and the luxurious floor-to-ceiling windows in every room present tranquil garden or pool views. Anantara Angkor Resort & Spa - true to its name - also offers a memorable spa experience set in a tranquil oasis in the middle of a tropical garden – perfect for easing away those aches and pains after exploring the nearby temple complex or plethora of other nearby attractions. Elsewhere, guests can take a dip in the hot tub, relax in the sauna, dine at one of three on-site restaurants or kick back next to the pool with a cocktail in hand.

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Anantara Banana Island

Doha, Qatar

When guests get off the transfer boat and arrive at the Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara, they are greeted by an “Island Welcome” of drummers and clapping staff, marking their arrival at this luxurious island that is home to a half-mile-long, crescent-shaped beach. Rooms with relaxing décor and understated Arabic touches are spacious, and they offer fantastic views of the beach and the Arabian Sea beyond. All rooms have indulgent, curved bathtubs, some of which are installed in small atriums. The most impressive units are the thatched-roof villas that float over the ocean and have private pools, but even entry-level accommodations are sure to impress with king-size beds and far-ranging views. There is no shortage of activities at the resort, from the four communal pools surrounded by loungers to the expansive spa with numerous private treatment rooms, hammams, and more. There are also various facilities for guests looking to get some exercise, such as the Fitness Center, tennis court, and nine-hole putting course. There is a bowling alley, a kid’s center, and even a surf pool that creates artificial waves for guests looking to hop on a surfboard. Breakfast is served at Azraq, buffet style, and Riva and Ted’s present classic Italian and throwback Americana-inspired flavors, respectively. Q Lounge & Restaurant is a must for lovers of Indian food, and Al Nahham, which is perched dramatically at the water's edge, serves a variety of local flavors. While there is no alcohol at the resort, flavored shisha tobacco is available, which is a perfect addition to a day of relaxation, and in-room and destination dining can also be arranged. Along with the resort's on-site activities, guests can enjoy the nearby sea by kayaking, wakeboarding, and more.
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Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

Samui, Thailand

Set on Koh Samui’s idyllic Northern coast, the Anantara resort rests right on the beachfront, showcasing a panorama of sea views from the pristine white sands of Bophut Beach. Within the tranquil surrounds of this beautifully-secluded island, the resort offers a laid-back lifestyle and exotic island experience like none other in Southeast Asia. Anantara means ‘without end’ in Sanskrit and represents freedom and harmony, themes that are evident throughout the resort, from the superbly-designed tropical gardens to the traditional southern Thai architecture. An impressive eight accommodation options are a modern interpretation of the elegant grace of Thai culture with authentic finishes to reflect the local heritage. Guests can dine in a diversity of restaurants here to sample the very best of local flavors and become immersed in the culture-rich cuisine for which Thailand is renowned. 

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Anantara Chiang Mai Resort

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Formerly The Chedi, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort is a riverside hotel that offers private courtyards and balconies in each of its 84 rooms and suites. The on-site restaurant includes a selection of Thai, Indian and international cuisines in addition to the two bars on the main and second level. The resort facilities include a large swimming pool, fitness centers, a shopping boutique and a spa. Anantara is approximately 15 minutes from Chiang Mai airport.

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Anantara Eastern Mangroves Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, UAE

The majestic architecture of this beautiful hotel sprawls along the waterfront, overlooking the exotic mangrove lagoon. Surrounded by nature and tranquility, a visit to Anantara Eastern Mangroves is an escape and yet, the excitement and bustle of the city is within easy reach. The high, arched ceilings soar overhead as guests stroll through the hotel’s hallways, and beautiful lavish decor enchants within the luxurious rooms and suites. Diners can indulge in international cuisine from the all-day buffet or sample Asian delicacies at the renowned Thai restaurant. Sitting poolside with a cocktail, on the roof at sunset, or enjoying afternoon tea, guests will never want for refreshments and with a range of state-of-the-art facilities, they can remain as active or pampered as they please.

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Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

Chiang Rai, Thailand

The Anantara is a chic luxury retreat perched atop a high mountain ridge overlooking the confluence of the Mekong and Ruak rivers, and close to Thailand's borders with Laos and Myanmar. It has 58 guest rooms and 19 suites decorated in a style that blends the best of the area's rich fabric and woodcarving traditions with contemporary design. The resort includes a sybaritic spa, an infinity pool that looks over the tree canopy to the Mekong River and up towards the hills of Myanmar and Laos, a fitness center with steam rooms, saunas, squash and tennis courts, a Thai cooking school, and an elephant camp, where you can learn about the importance of the elephant in Thai culture and arrange a ride through the surrounding jungle. The Anantara is also home to three food and beverage establishments: Sala Mae Nam (international buffet breakfast and Northern Thai specialties for dinner), Baan Dahlia (authentic Italian cuisine with a wine selection from vineyards around the globe), and The Elephant Bar and Opium Terrace, the perfect setting for a night cap.

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Anantara Guiyang

Guiyang, China

A burgeoning center of ecotourism in China, the “Forest City” of Guiyang is a lush backdrop for the Anantara Guiyang resort. The capital of Guizhou Province, Guiyang’s abundance of natural phenomena such as lakes, caves, rivers, and waterfalls beckon those with an affinity for exploration. Resort accommodations include 218 rooms, suites, and pool villas, all of which are inspired by the Chinese “yin and yang” concept of culture and nature. Guests at the Anantara Guiyang may also choose to venture out and explore the city’s cultural and historical landmarks like the renowned garrison town of Qingyan — famed for its immaculate stone architecture — and the waterfalls at Huangguoshu, which are among the largest and most scenic in East Asia. After a day of sightseeing, the luxurious Anantara Spa awaits those wanting to indulge in a signature massage or green tea purification treatment.

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Anantara Kihavah

Resorts By Seaplane, Maldives

Situated along the pristine beaches of the Maldives’ Baa Atoll island archipelago, the Anantara Kihavah is the perfect place for a beach vacation getaway with villas and residences along the beaches and above water that offer a nearly unmatchable level of luxury and comfort. Private infinity pools, Jacuzzis, and oversized bathtubs are the norm at this resort of 80 spacious accommodations, and this kind of extravagance extends to the resort’s wide array of dining destinations, its spa, and its stargazing center. After days spend island hopping, viewing the nearby coral reef on a diving excursion, or simply sitting around enjoying the comfort of one’s villa, guests can dine at the resort’s one-of-a-kind underwater wine cellar and restaurant, at a hand-picked destination dining location, or at any of the resort’s other restaurants with cuisines that range from Asian and Japanese to International and tapas. There is an on-site gym, open-air movie theater, and even a trampoline park complete with basketball hoops. No expense was spared when constructing the Anantara Kihavah, and accordingly guests have no shortage of things to do is the tropical paradise.

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