Baby on the way? Here’s another reason to rejoice - Babymoons! The ideal excuse to go on (yet another!) holiday, a babymoon is a great way to spend time with your partner and revel in some much needed TLC. From palatial settings to city adventures, check out these stunning properties across Asia to book that perfect Babymoon.
There’s no escaping the turquoise waters and white sands of the Maldives. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru is a mere half hour boat ride from Male airport, which means no turbulent and queasy seaplane rides for mommy-to-be! Book a beachfront villa that comes with its own pool as well as an adjoining jet pool and a dreamy outdoor shower. Gorgeous french doors in the bedroom open up for al fresco dining along with a picture-perfect wooden walkway all the way to the beach! From private sandbank dining to massages on the beach, Vabbinfaru will go all-out to please you on your Babymoon.
Image source: Taj Rambagh Palace Jaipur, India
Perfectly suited for mom-to-be, a regal holiday at one of India’s leading palace hotels is an absolute must. Built in 1835, the Taj Rambagh Palace in Jaipur was the home of Jaipur’s royalty until 1957. Expect palatial rooms, marbled corridors, vintage cars and majestic gardens that take you back in time. A welcome ceremony with decorated camels, horses and elephants to usher you in and women in Rajasthani outfits performing the ‘aarti’ and ‘tikka’ ceremony - this is as royal as it gets!
3. When You have Older Kids or Family Joining - InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand
Got older kids or family in tow? Don’t fret, The InterContinental Samui Baan Taling Ngam Resort ticks all the right boxes for a romantic babymoon and also caters to larger groups. Treat yourself to the ultimate Koh Samui luxury experience, with a stay at the two-story, Club Napa Reserve Three-Bedroom Residence Villa spanning 600-square metres, complete with dedicated butler service, a 15-metre private pool and a personal chef. All this with spectacular sunset views over the Gulf of Thailand, the nearby Five Islands and Ang Thong National Marine Park. With so much space for everyone to spread out, you will never know you had (extra) company!
If you love Bali and all things wellness, give into booking COMO Shambhala Estate for your babymoon. The hotel is hidden away in Ubud, overlooking the Tjampuhan Valley paddy fields with a river running on one side and a mountain on the other (yes really!). This award-winning wellness concept promotes a healthy way of living, learning and eating well - and gets bonus points for adding that extra glow to your skin! Expect a bounty of Asian-based therapies, nutrition, exercise (if you would like some!) and yoga along with fresh, locally-sourced cuisine.
If you want a city holiday sans kids, one last time - Tokyo is hard to resist! From temples to markets, ‘Culture Vultures’ and ‘City Birds’ alike will find plenty to do in and around Tokyo. Make sure though, to stay at a convenient spot in order to get some downtime for a tired mama-to-be. Located right next to Tokyo Station, Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo gives you panoramic views of the glitzy city including the Imperial Palace in the background. Larger than average rooms are done up in a blend of luxurious comfort, will be just what you crave after a long day of walking around. Indulgence on your mind? Book their suites for the extra oomph and you will never want to leave!
And there you have it, 5 easy getaways to give you the Babymoon of your dreams!