From cooking classes to yoga, we look at the ways some of the world’s best hotels are offering creative in-room alternatives to sleeping.
Mindfulness at Pavilions Phuket
Hidden away on a hillside overlooking the Layan Beach, are the villas at The Pavilions Phuket. Offering activating methods of self-healing and balancing the five elements of the body, guests are inspired to learn the delicate art of magnetic healing therapies such as Reiki or be guided by yoga and meditation experts within their villas.
Private jungle cinema in the Maldives
The newly-opened Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi is home to five safari-style tented villas in the island’s jungle. The resort invites guests to enjoy a private jungle cinema screening in their tent, indulging in cult classics and blockbusters under the stars. Guests can also enjoy in-room dining the rustic way, with a private Glamping BBQ.
Roving cocktail cart at Nobu Hotel Marbella
Nobu Hotel Marbella is the first Nobu hotel to offer a roving cocktail cart each evening at turndown – allowing guests to turn their rooms into their own VIP bar. Serving fresh cocktails direct to door, the Mixologist will shake up the tipple of the day or a Nobu signature cocktail of choice.
The BBQ butler at Nai Harn Phuket
The Nai Harn offers guests the use of a special ‘BBQ Butler’ who will arrive at their villa to prepare a meal on the 40 sq mtre terrace overlooking Thailand’s best beach
The Nai Harn BBQ butler will arrive with everything required – fish or steak, lamb or produce – plus each villa is equipped with a ‘press for Champagne’ button.
In-room hair stylist at Nobu Hotel Ibiza
This year Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay has introduced a new Ibizan inspired in-room blow dry menu that includes styling and power braiding. From the highly acclaimed hair gurus at John Frieda, guests can sit back for a pamper session with their rooms.