Banyan Tree’s bucket list for romantic travellers
Facebook contest to win a 3-night romantic getaway
With hotels in some of the most romantic locations in the world, Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts has compiled a list of must-see and do activities for couples. Unique to every Banyan Tree resort and city hotel, each experience can be personalised for any romantic celebration.
Banyan Tree is giving travellers the chance to win their very own romantic getaway in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world. The lucky winners will enjoy a 3-night stay, a signature Banyan Tree romantic experience and daily breakfast for two at one of three Banyan Tree hotels; Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru in Maldives; Banyan Tree Phuket in Thailand; or at Banyan Tree’s newest hotel in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia (opening June 2018).
To enter, you will need to:
1) Like and follow Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts Facebook Page.
2) Share why you deserve to win in a maximum of 400 characters in the comment box.
3) Tag your partner for the trip in the post.
Prize Details as follows:
1) Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru in Maldives, 3-night stay in Oceanview Pool Villa for two persons, inclusive of daily breakfast, 90-minute couple spa massage and return speedboat transfers
2) Banyan Tree Phuket in Thailand, 3-night stay in Banyan Pool Villa for two persons, inclusive of daily breakfast and a 60-minute couple spa massage
3) Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, 3-night stay at Banyan Retreat for two persons, inclusive of daily breakfast and a couple spa massage
The three (3) winners with the best comments will be announced on 19 June 2018. The contest begins on 28 May and closes on 10 June 2018 (03.59PM GMT).
Some of the romantic Banyan Tree experiences guests can enjoy include:
Banyan Tree Bangkok, Thailand: Nestled in the cityscapes of Bangkok, Banyan Tree Bangkok is one of the tallest hotels in the city. Exclusive to the urban retreat are eight restaurants and two bars tailored to the gourmet traveller. Indulge in mouth-watering international cuisines at their roof-top restaurant, Vertigo, amidst breath-taking panoramic views of the city from the 61-storey hotel. Signature cocktail, Vertigo Sunset: THB650. Other classic cocktail prices start from THB620.
Banyan Tree Bintan, Indonesia: Find the yin to your yang with couple yoga on the beachfront resort’s 1.5-kilometre-long private beach. Watch the sunrise from the glistening ocean before enjoying a delicious breakfast on the beach. Yoga beach breakfast set at IDR500,000.
Banyan Tree Chongqing Beibei, China: Leave the hustle and bustle of the city and retreat to this sanctuary filled with spirituality and tranquillity. Relax in your private hot spring dipping pool and enjoy a quiet moment with your beloved, followed by a couple’s massage from the award-winning Banyan Tree Spa.
Banyan Tree Hangzhou, China: With a priceless sense of tranquillity in an authentic water village within the Xixi Wetlands Nature Reserve, Banyan Tree Hangzhou is unlike any other resort. Couple can take in the naturally beautiful surrounds on a dinner boat, floating though lush greenery and listening to the peaceful sounds of the water. Dinner Boat: CNY 2,000 for two persons
Banyan Tree Huangshan, China: Nestled at the foot of one of China’s most majestic mountains, Mount Huangshan, couples can enjoy the awe-inspiring landscape of Banyan Tree Huangshan. Outside of the hotel, guests can also explore the local Lucun village whilst meeting and greeting locals. Complimentary
Banyan Tree Lăng Cô, Central Vietnam: Take a tour to the ancient town of Hoi An and immerse yourself in one of the best culturally-preserved towns in Central Vietnam. Travel back in time with a visit to the Phung Hung Old House and enjoy the local markets that hosts a variety of traditional handicrafts. From the charming port towns to the picturesque street architecture, Hoi An is the perfect destination to discover local heritage. Private Tour (2 persons MAX): US$110/person OR Private Tour (5-10 persons PAX): US$68/person
Banyan Tree Lijiang, China: The ancient city of Lijiang makes a beautiful backdrop for a romantic vacation. With Naxi-inspired architecture and breath-taking views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, couple can experience a local traditional Naxi Wedding ceremony with Banyan Tree. Wearing traditional Naxi costume, couples can visit a local family where they will receive best wishes from the Dongba Master. Back in the room, Banyan Tree’s Jet Pool is the perfect way to unwind and relax.
Banyan Tree Macau, China: For couples wanting to experience an adrenaline rush, take the SkyWalk on the open outer perimeter of the 764 feet Macau Tower. Summon the courage to walk along a platform just 1.8 metres wide with no handrail in this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. If heights is not the forte, opt for an intimate stroll at the ruins of St. Paul to witness the beautiful sights Macau has to offer. Skywalk: MOP788 p/person
Banyan Tree Phuket, Thailand: Experience dining on water differently with a romantic dinner on board Banyan Tree’s traditional long tail boat, the ‘Sanya Rak’. Translated as the “Promise of Love”, the Sanya Rak cruises along Banyan Tree’s lagoon as a couple share a magical moment dining while the sun sets. Sanya Rak Dinner: THB15,000 p/couple (including one bottle of Champagne)
Banyan Tree Ringha, China: For an authentic experience, couple can enjoy the romantic setup of Banyan Tree Ringha’s Tibetan style farmhouse and spa as well as an enchanting riverside dinner.
Banyan Tree Samui, Thailand: Overlooking the azure waters of the Gulf of Thailand, explore the island with Banyan Tree’s ‘Sense of the Sea’ marine excursion. Combining the best elements of a tropical getaway, couples can also opt for a half day marine and island tour to visit natural and cultural attractions.
Half-day tour to Koh Taen & Koh Matsum’: THB 25,000`
Banyan Tree Sanya, China: Banyan Tree Sanya offers unique experiences for couples, surrounded by a beautiful private beach. Together they can discover the joy of the Ocean Treasure Hunt and enjoy one of the most romantic sunsets with a Sundown Ritual offering of complimentary dessert, fruit and soft drinks.
Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund, China: Situated in the hub of one of the world’s largest cities, Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund embodies an urban luxury lifestyle. Dine from rooftop restaurant and bar TOPS where a couple can enjoy an awe-inspiring panorama of the Bund and Huangpu River. Full Moon package is MOP1,688 /couple
Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali: Positioned 70 metres above sea level on the Southern tip of Bali, this luxury all-pool villa resort is the perfect couples escape. Find true relaxation at this charming island resort, explore local communities with a village walk and experience their daily activities, followed by a romantic dinner at Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant. Village Walk: IDR 150,000/person. 3-Course set menu at Ju-Ma-Na Restaurant: IDR 1,192,500/person
Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru Maldives: Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner in perfect serenity on a secluded sandbank. Set in the Indian Ocean just 15 minutes away by speedboat, indulge with a personal chef and waiter who will cater to the culinary wishes. Sandbank dining will leave guests with unforgettable memories like no other. Sandbank Grill at US$250 p/person.
Banyan Tree Yangshuo, China: With mesmerising views of the mountain range, Banyan Tree Yangshuo encapsulates the beauty of the Li River. Taking in all of the natural surrounds, visiting couples can enjoy an intimate, Pagoda Lake Destination Dining experience exclusively with Banyan Tree. CNY 1,988/couple