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How to Choose the Best Accommodation for Your Trip to Southeast Asia


Travelling to Southeast Asia offers a unique blend of ancient traditions, lush landscapes, and bustling cities. However, a trip can be made or broken by the place you choose to lay your head on. While Southeast Asia offers a variety of lodging options, we'll focus on three crucial aspects: amenities, dining, and room conditions/setups. Let's take Resorts World locations as prime examples, and discover how to make an informed decision on where to stay.

This article aims to guide you through selecting an accommodation that’ll not only be a place to sleep, but an essential part of your Southeast Asian adventure. We’ll delve into what you should consider in terms of amenities, dining options, and room setups.

Section 1: Amenities Beyond the Basics

1.1: Spas and Wellness Centres

Embarking on a vacation is often about rejuvenation, and the spa amenities offered by your chosen accommodation can make all the difference.

Resorts World Sentosa: An Oasis of Wellness Amidst Bustling Island Life

espa spa from rw sentosa

At Resorts World Sentosa, ESPA offers more than just a spa it's a sanctuary for your senses. The facility stretches over 10,000 square metres, adorned with manicured landscaped gardens, pools and ponds. Set against a scenic backdrop of the ocean and jungle-covered hillsides, you can choose from 24 multi-functional treatment rooms with stunning views, two private spa suites overlooking a reflection pond, or two beach villas with dramatic sea views. Separate facilities for men and women include a vitality pool fitted with air and water massage jets, an icy plunge pool, and a sauna with panoramic views that merge towards a Japanese onsen style pool. The spa also boasts the first authentic Turkish hammam in Singapore, offering a unique wellness experience.

Resorts World Genting: A Cool Haven for Rejuvenation in the Highlands

m spa from resorts world genting

For those heading to the cooler climes of Genting Highlands, M Spa at Resorts World Genting provides an elixir of rejuvenation. Here, cutting-edge technology merges seamlessly with traditional, plant-based treatments, delivering a truly holistic spa experience. Whether you opt for a luxurious full-body treatment or a detoxifying foot scrub, their highly-skilled therapists will ensure that your well-being is the priority, allowing you to unwind into a blissful and undisturbed state of mind.

1.2: Pools and Leisure Facilities

The pools and leisure facilities available at your chosen accommodation can greatly enhance your vacation experience, offering a blend of relaxation and activity to suit your preference.

Resorts World Langkawi: Where Island Dreams Come True

Located on the southwestern edge of Langkawi, Resorts World Langkawi offers more than just panoramic ocean views and an exquisite infinity pool overlooking the Andaman Sea. It's also just a quick drive to major attractions like Pantai Cenang and Underwater World Langkawi. This resort amplifies the island experience by offering an array of leisure facilities from jungle trekking and bicycle rides to swimming and gym sessions. Whether you're a nature lover or a fitness enthusiast, you'll find your perfect activity here.

The resort's unique setting near the legendary Pregnant Maiden Island adds an extra layer of enchantment to your stay. Take your pick from activities like night market walks, island hopping tours, or team building exercises like telematches. With such diverse options, Resorts World Langkawi creates an all-encompassing island experience that caters to varied interests, making your stay unforgettable.

Resorts World Genting: The Epicentre of Convenience and Value

At the heart of Resorts World Genting, the First World Hotel holds the title of the world's largest hotel, featuring an astonishing 7,351 rooms to accommodate travellers on any budget.

Situated in a prime location, guests have easy access to key attractions such as the First World Plaza, SkyAvenue, Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, and Genting International Convention Centre. If you're more into indoor activities, Resorts World Genting also offers well-equipped gyms and game rooms, providing a diverse range of leisure options for every traveller.

Resorts World Sentosa: Thrills and Chills with Water Adventures and VIP Experiences

If you're looking for more than just a dip in the pool, Resorts World Sentosa will undoubtedly elevate your experience to a whole new level. From the Adventure Cove Waterpark's exhilarating water slides like the Riptide Rocket to the soothing meanders of the Adventure River, this park offers something for every thrill-seeker and relaxation enthusiast. Don't miss the rare opportunity to dive with endangered sharks like the scalloped hammerhead and silvertip, making your stay not just fun, but also educational.

The Universal Studios Singapore VIP Experience is another crown jewel of Resorts World Sentosa's offerings. Go beyond the regular amusement park visit with a guided tour that grants VIP access to rides and shows. You'll also enjoy exclusive perks like complimentary refreshments, private meet-and-greets, and special souvenirs to remember your trip by. With this range of unparalleled activities, Resorts World Sentosa stands as a beacon of both thrilling adventures and elite leisure.

1.3: Transportation Services The Convenience Factor

Resorts World Kijal: Seamless Journeys

Resorts World Kijal makes your travel effortless by offering shuttle services and guided tours to nearby attractions. For instance, if you're arriving at Sultan Mahmud Airport in Kuala Terengganu, the resort provides a shuttle service that’ll transport you directly to its doorstep. This ensures your vacation begins the moment you land.

Resorts World Genting: Sky-High Accessibility

Multiple options make Resorts World Genting extremely accessible. One example is the Awana SkyWay, a cable car service that offers you sweeping views of the lush landscapes as you make your ascent to the resort. Your journey becomes part of your vacation experience, setting the tone for a remarkable stay. For more, check their detailed guide.

getting to genting highland with Awana skyway

Resorts World Langkawi: Island Getaway, Easy Accessibility

Accessibility is a hallmark of Resorts World Langkawi. If you’re flying to Langkawi International Airport, you can opt for a direct transfer service to the resort. Within 20 minutes, you'll find yourself in the lap of luxury, far removed from the hassle of transportation. Explore more here.

Resorts World Sentosa: Perfectly Positioned for Play

Located just a short drive from Singapore Changi Airport, Resorts World Sentosa is connected by various modes of public and private transport. One popular option is the Sentosa Express, a light rail service that takes you directly to the heart of the resort. The ease of this connection adds to the attraction of staying here. Visit their website for complete details.

When planning your trip to Southeast Asia, never underestimate the value of convenient transportation. The more interconnected the resort with various modes of transport, the smoother and more enjoyable your experience will be. Whether it’s a direct shuttle from the airport or a scenic cable car ride, each of these Resorts World properties ensures that getting there isn’t just half the fun — it’s part of the luxury.

1.4: Technology and Connectivity Stay Connected, Stay Global

All Resorts World Locations: Connected at Every Turn

Whether you're staying in the tranquil setting of Resorts World Kijal or amidst the bustling activity of Resorts World Genting, advanced technology is a given at all Resorts World locations. High-speed Wi-Fi, fully-equipped business centres and digital concierge services ensure you're seamlessly connected, even when you choose to escape the busy world.

Scenario 1: Leisure Trip — Unplug Without Unplugging

Imagine soaking up the sun on the stunning beaches of Resorts World Langkawi. As you return to the resort, high-speed Wi-Fi welcomes you back, allowing you to instantly upload photos or stream videos, sharing your paradisiacal experience with friends and family without any connectivity worries. It's the perfect way to enjoy your vacation while staying connected to your social circle.

resorts world langkawi exterior view - the best for a short escape and leisure trip

Scenario 2: Business and Staycation — Where Work Meets Play

For the business traveller enjoying a work-focused staycation, locations like Resorts World Awana offer the best of both worlds. Fully-equipped business centres and high-speed Wi-Fi make video conferences and urgent emails a breeze. Meanwhile, you're just steps away from a host of luxurious amenities. Picture yourself in a business meeting with the backdrop of Resorts World Genting’s breathtaking landscapes, adding an element of tranquillity to your professional engagements.

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At Resorts World, digital connectivity isn't just an afterthought — it's an essential part of the experience offered. Whether on a leisurely vacation or a business-centric staycation, these tech amenities have got you covered. Your escape can be as connected or as disconnected as you wish.

Section 2: Room Conditions/Setup — Your Personal Sanctuary

2.1: Room Types A Space for Every Traveller

Variety Across Resorts

At Resorts World locations, the range of room types is designed to accommodate everyone. From standard rooms to lavish suites, the options are endless.

For instance, Sixers at Genting SkyWorlds Hotel is ideal for families or small groups, as the Sixers room comes with three queen-sized beds in a spacious 300 square feet area. The bunk bed area is specially designed for children.

Sixers from genting - resorts world genting and owned by resorts world global

Villa suit for family trip is available for any family trip or couple staycation

Another noticeable example could be the Villa and the Executive Suite Room. The Villa at Resorts World Awana offers a luxurious stay in an expansive 950 square feet space, complete with a living space and a balcony. It's the ideal choice for a family of four. If you're travelling as a couple, the Executive Suite Room with its 580 square feet of living space, complete with a sofa bed and a dining table, could be your perfect match.

2.2: Room Amenities — The Extra Touches that Count

Resorts World Sentosa: The All-In-One Experience

High-quality room amenities such as minibars, plunge pools and private balconies, make Resorts World Sentosa a paradise of comfort. Resorts World Sentosa offers not just a place to sleep but an entire experience. Imagine enjoying a cup of coffee from your minibar while sitting on your private balcony, overlooking a spectacular view.

private balcony available in resorts world sentosa for leisure trip

The plunge pool serves as a private oasis, perfect for a quick dip after a long day of touring or business meetings. This level of luxury and convenience means you can focus on relaxation and enjoyment, rather than the logistics of comfort. The sumptuous amenities allow you to experience the best of what life has to offer, all without leaving your room.

Resorts World Awana: Villa Amenities

Everything from complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and in-house movies to a refrigerator and basic kitchen equipment are included, offering a home away from home.

the villa suit with modern setup and high speed wifi for any family trip - presented by resorts world awana

Picture this: You arrive after a day of exploring and open your villa's door to a living space that combines both the modern and the tranquil. You can catch up on the world with complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi or unplug by watching in-house movies on your TV. Whether you're a family needing the amenities to keep daily life running smoothly or a couple seeking solitude and luxury, the villa’s amenities take your stay a notch up from a simple vacation to an enriching experience of comfort and convenience.

2.3: Family-Friendly vs Adult-Only — Tailored Experiences

the interior environment of resorts world langkawi - cozy and sea view

Resorts World Langkawi's Premier Sea View rooms offer a breathtaking sea-facing experience that is perfect for both family vacations and romantic getaways. The room is well-appointed and refurbished to provide a range of amenities designed to enhance your stay. From free Wi-Fi and satellite TV programs to tea and coffee-making facilities, the room provides everything you need for a comfortable stay. Baby cots and extra beds are also available upon request, making it adaptable for families. For your convenience, a free shuttle to Pantai Cenang is available five times daily.

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At Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, luxury isn't just an option; it's the standard. Suited for the discerning adult traveller who relishes glamour and opulence, this property takes care of your every need. Imagine stepping into your room and being greeted by an array of premium beverages from the minibar, setting the tone for a lavish stay. Need to look your best for a night out? The hotel's swift dry-cleaning services ensure your outfit is immaculate in no time. If you prefer an evening indoors, you're just a phone call away from gourmet dining, as the in-resort delivery menu turns your room into a private dining haven. From personalised services to luxurious amenities, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore adds a touch of glamour to your stay, making it not just a trip, but an elevated experience.

By understanding the room types, leisure amenities, and additional services offered, you can better tailor your stay to meet your needs, ensuring a memorable experience at any Resorts World location.


Choosing the right accommodation for your trip to Southeast Asia is an art form that balances comfort, convenience, and the kind of experience you wish to have. It's far more than just a place to rest your head at night; it's an integral part of your overall travel journey. Amenities are not just bells and whistles — they’re the keys to transforming a simple trip into an unforgettable one. Whether it's luxuriating in a world-class spa at Resorts World Sentosa, enjoying picturesque ocean views from the infinity pool at Resorts World Langkawi, or experiencing the pinnacle of convenience with excellent transportation services at Resorts World Kijal, each Resorts World location offers a myriad of unique features that enrich your vacation in more ways than one.

When considering room conditions, Resorts World locations stand out for their versatility and attention to detail. The offerings are designed to cater to a variety of needs, from family-friendly setups like the Sixers at Genting SkyWorlds Hotel to adult-only luxuries at Hard Rock Hotel Singapore. Each property — be it Resorts World Awana, Resorts World Genting, Resorts World Kijal, Resorts World Langkawi, or Resorts World Sentosa — ensures a memorable experience, whether you're travelling with family, on a business venture, or embarking on a solo adventure. In a nutshell, choosing a Resorts World location for your stay means opting for a blend of comfort, convenience and luxury that’ll make your Southeast Asian journey a truly unforgettable one.

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