Our Family-Focused Collection
After more than a year stuck locked-down at home, many families are seeking adventures far from it for this summer and the coming year. While we are still in summer and the borders of many countries are starting to reopen, there is no better time to travel with your family than now! From planning your journey and throughout your shared adventures, travelling with family can be one of the most memorable adventures you can have together. While travel enables families to form a stronger bond between members, children will also benefit from new experiences and gain a greater appreciation for what’s around them in this big, beautiful world
we all call home.

Here at Secret Retreats we aim to share with our guests and travellers one-of-a-kind recommendations and unique travel experiences, exclusively in Asia. And we are sure we can create wonderful holidays that will unveil the essence of Asia to you and your family on one of our tailor-made travel itineraries. In this edition, we would like to share with you the best way for your family to combine privacy, exploration and be away from the crowds, both on water and on land. Read on to find out why travelling with Secret Retreats on our family-focused journeys could be truly life enriching
for you and yours.
On Water:
The Maldives
Soneva in Aqua

Soneva in Aqua takes the ultra-luxurious Soneva Fushi villa experience to water, cruising through the atolls of the Maldives and on the azure blue waters of the Indian Ocean. At 23m in length Soneva in Aqua features 2-cabins, fabulous dining, full bar, lounge, luxurious spa, library, sun-deck, outdoor jacuzzi and an incredible glass-bottomed spa bath in the Master Suite.

The 2 guest cabins can comfortably sleep up to 4 adults and 2 children. Guests are expertly cared for by a professional crew of 6 including a Captain, Sous Chef, Butler, Wellness Therapist and an expert Astronomer and Dive Master also available on request. Powered both by sail and engine the yacht cruises at 8 knots and having been launched as recently as 2015 is equipped with the latest technology and equipment assuring smooth and safe ocean sailing.
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Alexa J Private Cruises

ALEXA J is a perfect choice for luxury private cruises for couples or a small family. A truly unique sailing experience in the Maldives, this classic sailing yacht was refitted in 2020 to accommodate just 1 couple in one gorgeous VIP Master Cabin. She provides all the facilities of a superyacht but with the added luxury of total privacy.

The perfect honeymoon, or family holiday, ALEXA J’s 30sqm luxury cabin, complete with large windows providing breathtaking views, and en-suite bathroom with walk-in wardrobe can comfortably sleep 2 adults or a family of 2 adults and 2 young children. The yacht features a large living room with panoramic windows, an open-air lounge on the main deck perfect for both relaxing and dining al-fresco, below deck a playroom (that coverts to a children’s cabin) and home-theatre, and on the upper deck a space for sunbathing or practicing yoga along with a lounge perfect for stargazing.
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Beaches and Island Hopping in Indonesia
Sequoia Yacht, Private Cruises - Komodo and Raja Ampat
This 26m long eco-friendly sailing vessel was built in 2017 and is a modern take on the classic wooden yacht. Named after the giant Sequoia tree, one of the oldest living organisms on earth, this handcrafted yacht was designed as an heirloom for generations to come. The design and build combines the best aspects of traditional Sulawesi hull construction - a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity - with a state-of-the-art American engine and electrical systems. It features three deluxe suites, a spacious great-room, sky deck, and gourmet kitchen.

Every detail on board has been handmade by local artisans or handpicked with sustainability in mind. No single-use plastic or palm oil products are allowed on board Sequoia.
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Nyaman Catamaran - Bali, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Penida
The perfect choice for private luxury cruising solo, as a couple or as a family, cruising the waters of Bali, Lombok or Komodo. The beautifully designed 2-cabin Nyaman Catamaran comfortably sleeps up to 4 people in 2 air-conditioned double cabins. Elegant, modern design with décor inspired by Indonesian culture, the Nyaman Catamaran can be set to accommodate solo or couples in one large double cabin, or refit to accommodate a family of 4 in 2-double cabins. The cabin area is set in the middle of the boat with the cabin windows sharing wonderful uninterrupted views of the surrounding seascapes as you cruise Bali and beyond. Equipped for luxury cruising and diving the waters and islands of Indonesia, all sailings are by private charter with cruises tailored to suit you. Fully equipped to cruise Bali with every need catered for, the Nyaman catamaran comes with a professional crew of 8 including a chef, dive and snorkeling equipment.
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Alexa Private Cruises - Komodo and Raja Ampat
Dream Cruise Indonesia aboard the Alexa Luxury Indonesian Sailing Yacht. Alexa is the height of luxury sailing in Indonesia. Designed with just 1 couple in mind, Alexa was converted from a traditional Phinisi that once plied the waters between Sulawesi, Komodo and Raja Ampat carrying cargoes of fruit and spice.

At 31m long Alexa is a very spacious yacht, set with one master cabin that enjoys panoramic views of the passing scenery from the cabin’s large windows. The cabin also enjoys an en-suite bathroom and a private balcony on the aft deck. Dining can be enjoyed both in the indoor lounge and dining room, or on the upper deck, which is also a perfect space for star gazing. A large day bed is set on the foredeck, the ideal space for sunbathing, relaxing or perhaps enjoying traditional massage from the on-board therapist.
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On Land:
Thailand with Family
What separates us apart from others? Secret Retreats creates tailor-made journeys. Passionate about travel, Secret Retreats will design and create the perfect journey to match both your time and budget. Our Thailand journeys will help your children discover the diversity that Thailand has to offer: the modern high-rise buildings and street food of Bangkok, a peaceful residence in a village by a river, the ancient capitals of Ayutthaya and Sukhothai, ride a boat on a river, explore the hills and mountains along the Burmese borders, the Lanna culture in Chiang Mai, and as an extension why not relaxing on a gorgeous beach in the South?
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Wildlife with Kids - Land of The Jungle Book
Of all of India’s incredible National Parks the Kanha Reserve is more laid back and one of the best places to visit if you are keen to spot a tiger and enjoy the sunset in a quiet forest teeming with deer and birds. There are about 60 tigers in the park that inspired Rudyard Kipling for The Jungle Book. The Kanha National Park is one of the largest national parks covering an area of land of 1945sqkm. Kanha is also a key part of Project Tiger, one of India's most important conservation efforts. Inspire your children in this beautiful area of forest and lightly wooded grassland with many rivers and streams support an excellent variety of wildlife.
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The Unmissable Orangutan Ecolodge and Cruise
A rare experience to spend 5 days in the deep jungles of Borneo. Feel and smell the tropical humidity, see the magical light fall through the canopy to the forest floor tall, hear the sounds of a million species truly an orchestra of life, and see orangutans, and many species of birds, proboscis monkeys, gibbons, crocodiles in their natural environments. A unique moment in a place like no other, and your visit is also means to support the work of an organization trying to protect the rainforest and Borneo’s wildlife.
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The Magic of Bali
A 14-day itinerary designed to help you discover and enjoy the diverse and beautiful scenery of the Magic Island of Bali, often called The Island of the Gods. With a driver and guide, you will explore the South of Bali, its famous temples of Tanah Lot, Uluwatu and Mengwi as well as the beaches of Seminyak or Kuta, the cultural and art center of Ubud and the nearby terraced rice fields of Jatiluwih. We will also take you off the beaten path to Bali’s Northeast: Amed and Sideman, the home of Mount Agung and the breathtaking Mother Temple of Besakih.
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Whether you travel solo, as a couple, with family or with friends, we strive to offer you unique experiences and create memories that will last a lifetime paired with the peace of mind that each step you take supports sustainable, responsible and regenerative tourism in Asia. See you in Asia!
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