While private yacht charters may be our bread and butter, our team at Ultimate Yachts is very familiar with the finest hotels and private villas in our cruising regions. Pair your private yacht charter with a stay at one of our recommended properties or ask us about our favourite secret spots.
With its unsurpassed island location, Nihi Sumba is an adventure traveller’s dream with an unparalleled activities list on a magical island that time forgot. From surfing the resort’s legendary waves to big game fishing for mahi mahi and wahoo, diving and spearfishing, hiking through local villages, mountain biking in the lush forests and horse riding on the beach as the sun sets on the horizon, there’s something here to suit every desire.
Amanjiwo is undoubtedly one of our favourite hotels in Indonesia – this luxurious retreat is located in a very special and culturally-rich area of central Java and offers guests the utmost secluded comfort with a perfect blend of relaxation and active pursuits. In the surrounding region, visit Borobudur temple, go cycling or horse riding through local villages, or hike up one of the nearby volcanoes and take in spectacular vistas and forests in this fertile land.
Just a stone’s throw from Singapore, the Anambas Islands still feel blissfully remote. This small archipelago rises from the South China Sea to the east of the Malay Archipelago. Across around 250 islands, just a tenth are inhabited and the remainder comprises idyllic, coral-fringed shores and rising hills coated in tropical forest. Bawah Reserve is a spellbinding luxury resort in these far-flung shores, with fantastic eco credentials to boot.
ULTIMATE BALI PRIVATE VILLAS
With so many luxury hotels to be found on the famous island of Bali, choosing accommodation can be tricky. Our trusted partners at Ultimate Bali have access to a range of sophisticated private villas across the island to suit every discerning traveller. Some of our favourite villas in the collection include Hartland Estate in the jungles of Ubud, Villa Vedas in the authentic surrounds of Tabanan and Villa Joglovina on the wild northern coast.
Wa Ale is the first luxury eco resort in Myanmar’s Mergui (also known as Myeik) archipelago. This pared-back beach chic retreat is a haute-bohemian utopia that all began with a couple’s spirit of adventure and heart of purpose. At heart, Wa Ale is keenly conscious of the surrounding environment and the owners run the Lampi Foundation, focused on social welfare and conservation projects in and around the Lampi Marine National Park.
The original barefoot Maldives retreat, Soneva Fushi comprises a series of one to nine-bedroom luxury villas hidden among dense foliage on an island in the UNESCO Biosphere Baa Atoll. Highlights include the open-air cinema, a high-tech observatory, the home-made chocolate and ice cream rooms, five hundred wines to choose from and six different restaurants. Guests can spend an evening overnight at the sandbank for a truly intimate experience under the stars.
Sister property to Soneva Fushi, Soneva Jani is located on an island in the Noonu Atoll. Soneva Jani features both overwater and island villas, the former featuring playful slides straight into the lagoon. Highlights include a three-storey structure that hosts the main restaurants as well as an observatory, spa, and a water sports and dive centre. There is also an overwater silent cinema, a tennis court, a labyrinth gardens, an eco-centre and a Children’s Den on the main island.
BORGO SANTO PIETRO
Hidden away in the Tuscan hillside not far from the cultural centres of Florence and Siena, the lovingly restored Borgo Santo Pietro is a 13th century villa with 100 acres of enchanting gardens, and a vision to create a bespoke, luxury private retreat. A resting place for pilgrims en-route to Rome 800 years ago, this ancient site continues to provide sanctuary to discerning guests and proves the perfect on-land pairing with the hotel’s ocean counterpart; Satori.