May Day: Labour Day Emergency Escapes

As if we didn’t have enough public holidays (see ya next year Easter Bunny), Labour Day Weekend is just around the corner! While its history revolves around strikes organised by intense labour unions back in the 1930s, but let’s not forget what Labour Day is really all about: a celebration to honour different professions. In some countries the holiday is celebrated with riotous (pun intended) street parades and festivals, but mostly we just get a day off (not complaining).

In any case, we’re not going to say no to a long weekend. And while we’re at it, we’re not going to say no to a luxurious long weekend. Here are some of The Luxe Nomad‘s Labour Day specials that you shouldn’t miss!




Where: The Langham Hong KongKowloon, Hong Kong

What: No time to leave the city? You can get pampered in stylish luxury without travelling too far at The Langham, a centrally located hotel that marries a dash of modernity with old school charm. With nine broad categories to give you the perfect choice of suites and rooms, The Langham features top notch facilities including five dining options, a spa, a well-equipped fitness centre, a rooftop swimming pool, and even a jacuzzi, sauna and steam room. TLN tip? Dine in the two Michelin-star restaurant T’ang Court and try the much touted ‘Sliced Garoupa with Deer tendon.’

Why: This is a haven to retreat to after exploring the amazing cityscape of Hong Kong! Early birds can enjoy 10% off if you book 14 days prior to your check-in date. Bringing the little ones? Extra bed for children below 12 years is complimentary.




Where: PARKROYAL on PickeringCBD, Singapore

What: Mind getting your tan in birdcage cabanas by the pool? We bet you’ll love this hotel’s unorthodox state-of-the-art architecture. Offering stunning 360-degree city views from their rooftop lounge, PARKROYAL also features 367 rooms with eco-friendly concepts and energy-saving features all over. Each room has great views of its surroundings, encapsulating the best of Singapore’s old and new buildings and structures. One would appreciate the woodwork, green moss facade and wide mirrors that makes this hotel an oasis of green living in Singapore’s dynamic CBD. Get pampered at St. Gregory, located in the wellness floor of the hotel, and experience rejuvenating spa treatments, traditional therapies, executive facials and aromatic baths. 

 Why: The infinity-edged pool with expansive views of the local skyline is to die for! Grab this TLN Deal at 10% off for early bird bookings made 14 days in advance prior to stay.




Where: Art Series – The BlackmanMelbourne, Australia

What: Art lovers and connoisseurs who enjoy living and dining in style will love it here! Australian artist Charles Blackman’s poetic and loud fingerprints are all over The Blackman’s 209 suites. Built within and above the historic Airlie Mansion, this hotel features a contemporary boutique interior with enchanting views of Port Phillip Bay. Foodies will find it hard to resist the in-house fashionable restaurants “Fleur” and “Classico,” which both have a stylish ambience and food that’s hard to forget. Located right next to Melbourne’s CBD, The Blackman is great for leisure tourists and also for small business conferences.

Why: A guaranteed inspiring sleepover! Get away and book this stylish hotel, and be minutes away from the National Gallery of Victoria (biggest collection of Australian art), St. Kilda Beach (distinct cafe culture and quirk shops offshore) and Royal Botanical Gardens (home to 50,000 plants sprawling across the hills nearby).




Where: Hansar Samui Hotel, Koh Samui, Thailand

What: Planning a second honeymoon? We’re sure you and your partner wouldn’t mind strolling in the tropical stretch of golden sands and turquoise waters of Koh Samui’s up-market Bophut Bay. Each one of the 74 rooms in the property offers a luxurious beachfront accommodation with unobstructed sea views, and supersize private balconies with oversize daybeds for you to spend time outdoors. The rooms themselves are tastefully decorated and furnished, and offer all the necessary amenities typical to a luxury hotel like this. This is definitely a holiday you’ll never forget!

Why: We love the holistic Luxsa Spa treatments in-room! Book your next getaway here and get a chance to frolic in the 15 x 30m infinity edge salt water pool!




Where: Samabe Bali Suites & VillasNusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

What: Head south instead of the usual holiday spots and find yourself on the cliffs of Southern Nusa Dua. Blessed with views of the white sandy beach and vast turquoise ocean, Samabe’s 39 luxury suites, seven penthouse villas and 35 freestanding villas stretch over eight hectares so you’ll have space to breathe. You’ll also love its mix of white-washed walls, thatched roofs, industrial chic public spaces, the romantic Pearl Chapel and the indulgent Galangal Spa – we know we do!

Why: Unlimited Privileges such as an all-inclusive 24-hour butler service, daily cocktail hours and round-the-clock selection of gourmet and organic cuisine in all restaurants and room service. Book a minimum of three nights and enjoy complimentary airport transfers for all-inclusive rooms only.




Where: Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia

What: Looking for a swanky hotel with impeccable service? Big sweeping staircases and high ceilings that your arms can never reach should satisfy your discerning taste. This hotel gives you presidential comfort the moment you step foot into its lobby. With over 996 rooms under one roof, large comfy beds, soft fluffy towels, and the view from your room, all will wow you. The hotel even has its own decadent spa and helipad. Security is also of huge importance, with surveillance scanning upon arrival to keep you safe and sound.

Why: Luxury at your fingertips and a gastronomic journey awaits with eight resident cafes and restaurants. The uncompromising level of service guarantees an opulent stay, so book here now!

The Luxe Nomad

Like you, we love to travel but we think that staying at beautiful places shouldn’t come with a hefty price tag. That’s why we’ve gone out there and snagged the best design and luxury hotels and resorts in the Asia Pacific region at rates you won’t believe. WanderLuxe is our little corner of the world where we share our inspirations and thoughts about travel!

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