Let’s be honest, many of us daydream of vacationing at idyllic locations and staying at beautiful, luxurious villas. Better yet, one complete with a private pool! Forget expensive trips to the Maldives that will cost you your entire month’s salary (if not more). Dispel any ideas of faraway shores for your private romantic getaway. We’ve got everything you need, right here in Southeast Asia.
If you’re craving some R+R and have always seen those private pool villas on the ‘gram, but assumed you’d need to be filthy rich to afford it, think again. There are so many beautiful places close to our shores that deliver the breather you desperately need, whether for a mini weekend away or for a couple of weeks.
Check out our top eight recommendations for the private-pool holiday experience that will make all of your social media followers darn envious they’re not with you.
Text: Nicola Watson
Additional text: Zoe Zeng