Once in a while, even the most adventurous city-slickers need a break from the busyness they live in. Between Paris and Tokyo, here are T+L’s top five luxury finds—all members of the distinguished Preferred Hotels & Resorts group— for urban travellers looking for a quick escape. By Anwesha Sanyal
DONE DEAL : The Siam Staycation package (US$985 upwards per night; till December 18) offers one night in a Pool Villa Courtyard or a Pool Villa Riverview suite with complimentary breakfast, set dinner, and an hour long wellness therapy for two\ at the Opium Spa.
Until early last year, no one had heard of the word ‘staycation’. This year, however, top-notch hotels have begun using the term to describe a special set of services they offer to singles, couples, or families, inviting them to sit back and relax as the luxury rolls out. Afternoon teas, wellness therapies, cocktail hours, room service, and a private butler later, luxury has been redefined.