What are your criteria for choosing a hotel to host an event? Is it all about the service? Or do you go for luxury? How about looking for somewhere with it’s own private beach, where you can host your meeting or event to the sounds of rolling waves and against a sun-kissed backdrop that’s sure to leave an impression.
The Westin Siray Bay Resort and Spa, Phuket, Thailand
Just 45 minutes drive from Phuket International Airport, this hotel is extremely accessible for overseas business travellers. The business facilities available include five meeting rooms, whilst incentive activities include water sports and the charming town of Old Phuket, just eight-minutes drive away. Private outdoor events can be held on the hotel’s beach and the facilities are perfect for afternoon cocktail receptions. The hotel can also offer a private car service to pick up guests from different places in town.
Hyatt Regency Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
The hotel is in the Northern quarter of the small city of Kota Kinabalu and is extremely private. As a result, discreet business meetings are popular and groups enjoy the tranquil atmosphere. The Hyatt Regency has fantastic catering and events team which is well versed in hosting meetings on the beach. `
Conrad Bali, Indonesia
Built upon a peninsula on the far south of Bali, meeting planners will be inspired by the beautiful natural environment, surrounded by ocean. The destination is famed for its wedding events and the hotel is experienced in picking out the most extraordinary venues nearby. The hotel setting alone will give any event the wow factor. With a specialist event team on hand, there is very little the Conrad cannot cater for and the beach activities are a speciality.
The Ritz-Carlton, Sanya, Hainan, China
Found on China’s only tropical island, Hainan, the Ritz Carlton’s geography is both beautiful and extremely secluded. Although the hotel features extensive conference facilities, the stand out attraction is the private beach. Suitable for special social occasions such as dinner parties, business events can also be catered for with ease.
Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa, Singapore
Although Sentosa Island is a popular tourist destination, it’s still possible to find a private beach at the Shangri-La. Inside, the hotel’s meeting rooms have a soundproof double wall design for privacy but the real star of the show is the beach. The hotel’s event team hosts special themed events, with the most popular being ‘Hawaiian Night’, which features a beach barbecue buffet and a live band.