In addition to being named among the top 25 hotel brands in the world by Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2022, Anantara Hotels & Resorts saw its properties selected by the readers of the prestigious travel magazine for inclusion into five of this year’s World’s Best lists.
Offering expert intelligence and immersive travel lifestyle content, Travel + Leisure is the preeminent voice for the sophisticated traveller. Every year for its World’s Best Awards survey, the publication asks its well-travelled readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe, including sharing their opinions on the top hotels, resorts, cities, islands, spas, airlines, and more. Recently revealed, the winners of the 27th survey include some of Anantara’s most iconic properties, as well as placing the brand among the industry’s finest.
Top 25 Hotel Brands in the World:
#14 Anantara with a score of 94.62 out of 100
10 Best Resorts in Southeast Asia:
#6 Anantara Chiang Mai Resort, Thailand
3 Best Hotels in Bangkok:
#2 Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel
15 Best City Hotels in Asia:
#12 Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, Thailand
3 Best Resorts in Africa:
#3 The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel by Anantara
5 Best Resorts in North Africa and the Middle East:
#4 Anantara the Palm Dubai Resort, UAE
Anantara Siam Bangkok, a winner in two categories, is a lush sanctuary in the heart of a retail jungle that draws a fashionable crowd of international travellers. The hotel’s numerous dining venues are a destination in their own right, with a popular Sunday brunch hosted alfresco in a verdant courtyard. Overlooking a tropical garden, Anantara Siam’s terrace rooms are among the most in-demand luxury accommodation options in Bangkok, while wellness offerings include Anantara Spa and a world-class drip bar.
Giving guests easy access to Chiang Mai’s temples, Lanna heritage, artisan villages and mountain hill tribes in Northern Thailand, Anantara Chiang Mai Resort is an architectural masterpiece with a stunning heritage house at its heart. Designed by legendary architect Kerry Hill, the property is located on the banks of the Mae Ping River and boasts one of the town’s most unusual dining venues, The Service 1921 Restaurant and Bar inspired by the UK’s Secret Intelligence Service.
Anantara the Palm Dubai Resort, a pioneer of the lagoon pool concept and Dubai’s only resort with overwater villas, is located on the world-famous Palm Jumeirah just off the coast of Dubai. With 400 metres of private shoreline and expansive views of the Arabian Gulf and the city’s skyline, this is the ultimate beach escape and the epitome of Thai-style luxury with lagoon access rooms, healing hammam rituals and exquisite dining.
The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia is located in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and offers exhilarating adventure and safari experiences just a short walk from the Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Sweeping Zambezi River and savannah views stretch from every veranda, with daily sightings of zebras wandering the hotel grounds and the thundering waterfall providing a soothing soundtrack.
“It is a great honour for the Anantara brand and five of our properties to be recognised by the readers of Travel + Leisure as amongst the best in the world,” said Michael Marshall, Chief Commercial Officer of Minor Hotels, owner of the Anantara brand. “As we strive to introduce our guests to some of the world’s most iconic destinations, our focus continues to be on delivering genuine Thai hospitality, outstanding services and transformative experiences.”