Proudly Introducing the New Secret Retreats Members

We are more than happy to announce that Secret Retreats recently unveiled 20 new hotels, cruises and restaurants around Asia. They are now available for booking! Connecting the best of Asia’s independent accommodation, cruise and culinary offerings, our curated collection of experiences provides you with the keys to unlock the essence of Asia while supporting locally owned businesses in 16 countries across the continent.

You can be sure that each member has been selected to join the Secret Retreats community based on their unique offering combined with a passion for sharing with guests their own personal story, culture,
cuisine and traditions.
Here’s just a taste of what you can discover:
This small and intimate restaurant promises a unique dining experience. It is owned by a passionate husband and wife team; Chef Dan and food artist Pam Kankulsuntorn. The two have combined their talents to create a dining destination unlike any other in Chiang Mai. Elegant and welcoming, each dish is impeccably presented. The menu features creative takes on Thai and Southeast Asian cuisine. Sit back and enjoy their creative culinary journey from start to finish. While the dishes may have traditional names, they are guaranteed to surprise.
Cuisine de Garden
Inspired by nature, this charming family-run restaurant is set in a lush green garden that recalls nature in all its natural form.

It is also the chef and his artistic family’s home. Marked by a deep-rooted furniture design business, the restaurant has a workshop area showcasing unique home and garden iron art pieces. Additionally, there is a coffee shop and a small area serving vegetarian cuisine that is run by the chef’s sister, complemented by an on-site herb and vegetable garden.
Secret Cottage
Located in Ho Chi Minh City, this small boutique hotel features three guestrooms, a restaurant, bar, a shared lounge, garden, and free WiFi. The property is close to popular attractions including: the Saigon Central Post Office, Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, Saigon Opera House, Union Square, Ho Chi Minh City Hall and the Vincom Shopping Center. Don’t forget to visit The Secret Cottage’s restaurant for Vietnamese cuisine with a modern twist which is made with ingredients that are predominantly sourced.
Secret Garden 131 Calmette
Vietnamese cuisine usually recalls a very rustic Vietnam, but Secret Garden 131 Calmette is very modern thanks to its harmonious and elegant design.
The restaurant offers both indoor and outdoor seating. The inside area is adorned with chic furniture and rustic bamboo, and the outside area offers a quiet, peaceful space in a lovely garden. Guests can discover unique Vietnamese cuisine that combines traditional dishes with a modern flair.
Opera Garden
Opera Garden offers a unique dining experience, not to be missed. Situated in the heart of Hanoi on Trang Tien Street, Opera Garden is an inviting restaurant that has an inspiring French colonial architectural design.

The guests will enjoy a range of modern Vietnamese delicacies and Western style dishes, complimented by excellent service. We recommend you to come and raise a glass for the perfect moments in an elegant atmosphere.
Heritage Cruises 
Heritage Cruises was built to reinvent Vietnamese cruising. As Vietnam’s first boutique cruise ship, it offers cruises along the Red River and in the Gulf of Tonkin. The vessel guarantees passengers the opportunity to experience Vietnam’s distinctive culture, complemented by personalised service. Every detail has a story to tell, from the architecture to the cuisine and art pieces, even the music played onboard. Experience an enticing blend of authentic classical French Indochina design and elegant Vietnamese charm.
Rajbari Bawali
This 300-year-old Boutique Heritage hotel featuring a Greco-Roman style has been superbly restored. The property is reminiscent of both the British Raj and the feudal lifestyles of Bengal's Zamindari landlords. It is the ideal place to experience centuries old architecture, opulence and history of this small hamlet of the 24 Paganas, and Bengal’s traditional performing arts. In addition, there is also a strong focus on highlighting and supporting the local arts and crafts from its surrounding village communities.
In-Q dining serves contemporary Indian cuisine with a distinct nod to India’s rich and diverse culinary heritage. Fresh ingredients, carefully balanced spices and modern culinary techniques are evident throughout the menu. Here, timeless Indian recipes and authentic flavours blend seamlessly with unexpected pairings and presentations for a thoroughly modern dining experience. The Chef's seasonal 13-course tasting menu comprises small portions of unique dishes, which can be paired with complementing beverages.
Lchang Nang
It is hard not to fall in love with this charming eco-friendly retreat hidden in the Valley. Lchang Nang is a garden oasis in Nubra Valley, high Himalayas. Only a four-hour drive from Leh, Lchang Nang is a tranquil piece of heaven set amidst an orchard of elm, apple and apricot trees, further blessed by the continuous flow of the Siachen river. Lchang Nang's strong concept balances two elements: a commitment to the past by honoring traditional Ladakhi cultural elements, and a vision of a better future through eco-friendly tourism initiatives.
Papua Paradise
The name said it all, Papua Paradise, Raja Ampat is a paradise on earth. The island is teeming with exotic bird life, lush jungle foliage, and a spectacular array of fauna, while the reefs in the surrounding area offer world class diving. Non divers can enjoy walks and kikes at sunrise to see the stunning birds of paradise around the island, relax on the beach, by the pool or at the Spa, while for divers, this is the perfect place to see manta rays, sharks, and shoals of schooling fish, and explore the coral reels.
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