Summer is on the way, and for luxury travelers to Asia, that means one thing: Indonesia. The weather is right and the water is clear, so this exclusively Indonesia issue has a look at the best spots on the 18,000 islands.
Yes, you’ll sip champagne through a 61-lap sporting extravaganza and, yes, you’ll meet Singapore Grand Prix crew and drivers and sleep in ultra-luxe hotels – but what then? Well, Remote Lands has a few suggestions on that front.
Forget the whirlwind of Bali and catch a private seaplane to Bawah, a tropical, untouched, unmatched Indonesian island getaway between peninsular Malaysia and Borneo.
For parents who want to teach their kids a thing or two about the natural world, Bali has a number of safe, educational environments that will help.
They have shorter trunks, rounder faces, longer tails, and smaller tusks than their Asian cousins, but what really sets the Borneo pygmy elephant apart from the herd – apart from a reputation for friendliness – is no one is really sure how it got there.