Whether you’re planning a multi-generational family reunion, a boys’ surf trip, the conference to end all conferences, or a spa weekend for the girls, these resorts have all of your group travel needs covered.
Vakkaru is a timeless sanctuary located in a breathtaking enclave within the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve of the Baa Atoll. A lush and secluded floating paradise of palm-lined beaches and powder-white sand, the five-star resort epitomises barefoot elegance.
The resort’s most luxurious offering is its Four Bedroom Over Water Pool Residence – a magnificent two-story sanctuary with direct, uninterrupted views of the famous Maldivian sunset. Located at the end of the lagoon, this over-water residence promises total privacy, which is perfect for you and your closest friends to enjoy its key feature, a stunning 55-square-metre private infinity pool and outdoor whirlpool.
Boasting three luxurious five-star resorts, Soneva is the number one choice for a deluxe group getaway. Hidden amongst dense jungle and surrounded by white-sand beaches on an untouched island in the Maldives, Soneva Fushi is considered the world leader in sustainable luxury; while its sister resort Soneva Jani promises the quintessential Maldivian over-water experience. Soneva Kiri is located on the unexplored island of Koh Kood in Thailand, where travellers can relax in spacious, well-appointed villas and enjoy the surrounding rainforest and beaches.
All three resorts cater spectacularly for group bookings, as they offer an impressive range of room types (including Soneva Fushi’s expansive nine-bedroom villa), with communal dining and relaxation spaces. Their breathtaking ‘remote but accessible’ natural locations, effortlessly chic accommodation, incredible food, truly memorable activities, and inspiring ethos of sustainability and service that is uncannily intuitive, all contribute to a memorable setting for your event.
For the most mind-blowing group holiday of all time, you can even reserve the entire island at Soneva Fushi (depending on the size of your group and budget, of course)!
Located on the unexplored island of Sumba in Indonesia, Nihi Sumba is set on 467 acres of tropical vegetation and grasslands that wrap around the pumping Nihiwatu Beach. One of the world’s most revered and coveted resorts, Nihi Sumba has an affinity with the local culture and community and values guest experiences and luxury experience above all else.
Featuring 27 rustic-luxe villas built in traditional Sumbanese style, complete with private pools, canopy beds and uninterrupted ocean views; the resort’s aesthetic is a fusion of tradition and opulence, free from all pretence. Its multiple-bedroom villas cater to large groups and its wide range of incredible activities – including horse riding on the beach, yoga, exclusive surf breaks and a world-renowned spa safari – mean all members of your party will be entertained for the duration of their stay. Plus, all meals are included!
Toberua Island Resort
Toberua Island Resort – Fiji’s original private island resort – is an intimate beach getaway that is absolutely perfect for groups. There are only 16 bures on the island, providing guests with unmatched seclusion. The resort also gives groups the opportunity to rent out the entire island, ensuring exclusivity and privacy.
Your Toberua experience can be as energetic or relaxing as you desire. Participate in a wide range of activities including fishing, sailing, world-class snorkelling and diving; laze under a palm tree by the pool; pamper yourself at the spa; or dance barefoot under the stars to the mesmerising sound of live Fijian music.
Qamea Resort & Spa
Qamea Resort & Spa is an adults-only resort in Fiji that has multiple bedroom villas on offer for groups travelling together. This would be a dream for a group of friends or a few couples looking for a relaxing getaway on a beautiful and stress-free island.
The Royal Beach Villa sleeps five, making it a great option for two couples travelling together looking for a little adults-only luxe!
Sinalei Reef Resort
Sinalei Reef Resort is a mix of pristine scenery, friendly hospitality, and soulful traditions. It’s an untouched paradise that has incomparable beauty, amazing staff that end up feeling like family and an abundance of natural wonders nearby, including the celebrated To Sua Trench.
The resort is ideal for group travel because not only do they offer multiple room villas, but they also host a wide range of group activities, including golf, tennis, bars, dining, complimentary kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and car hire. This resort caters to adventurers and is perfect for groups looking to relax in well-appointed surroundings and step out of their comfort zones as they explore local natural wonders.
The Anam is a five-star luxury resort located in Vietnam that offers multiple bedroom villas and activities for groups, including; yoga, swimming, cooking classes, water sports and a beach club. The larger group villas also include the addition of a private pool, complementary spa treatments each day and access to the hotel lounge.
For those in the market for an idyllic venue for an event, the hotel’s conference facilities offer delegates the chance to kick off their shoes and get creative with the sound of the ocean as their inspiration. They offer state-of-the-art facilities and equipment with ample space and their expert MICE team are constantly on hand to offer guaranteed success, whatever your requirements.
Koro Sun Resort
In a remote setting that defines paradise, Koro Sun Resort in Fiji is the go-to destination for a group of couples. The resort is home to four restaurants and bars for guests to choose from and daily activities include excursions around the island, allowing travellers to sight-see and interact with the lush tropical surrounds. One of the most popular adventures for groups is the waterfall excursion, which immerses you in the stunning selection of waterfalls around the island.