In the realm of extravagant retreats, our beloved South Korean celebrities are just as discerning as the rest of us. Whether they’re embarking on new tours or seizing a precious respite from their hectic schedules, they’ve mastered the art of selecting the most exquisite accommodations for their journeys. If you’ve ever pondered the enigmatic question of where these Korean A-listers lay their heads amidst their escapades, your curiosity is about to be richly rewarded. Ahead, we’ve rounded up some of the top getaway destinations favoured by your favourite Korean idols that you’ll want to check out.
Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok
Nestled in the heart of Bangkok, the Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok isn’t just a hotel; it’s a charismatic haven where captivating design meets indulgent luxury. With an opulent interior that’s a feast for the eyes, an award-winning spa that promises serenity, and a rooftop sky bar commanding breathtaking views of the vibrant cityscape and its mesmerising sunsets, this hotel has played host to a constellation of famous faces. From J-HOPE of BTS to members of NCT subunit WayV, and even HYBE idol group ENHYPEN – whose leader, Jungwon, couldn’t help but rave about it in his vlog during their world tour – Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok stands tall as an adored sanctuary, embraced warmly by some of K-pop’s brightest luminaries.
Regent Hong Kong
Behold the Regent Hong Kong, an opulent oasis nestled along Kowloon’s enchanting harborfront, steeped in a rich tapestry of history. Earlier this year, it emerged from a breathtaking transformation, unveiling itself in all its resplendent glory – now more regal than ever before. During a recent sojourn to Hong Kong, Super Junior sensation, Yesung, made a visit to the hotel. With an artist’s eye, he skillfully captured the hotel’s architectural splendour and the mesmerising night views of Victoria Harbour, weaving these exquisite moments into an artistic video that encapsulates the essence of his memorable voyage.
In Lee Je Hoon’s vlog about his recent trip to Singapore, we were treated to glimpses of his indulgent stay at the InterContinental Singapore. This lavish gem, located in the heart of the city, offered him a plush cocoon that also doubled as a gateway to a visual spectacle. We’re certain that the star enjoyed the breathtaking panoramic views of the city’s skyline, which included iconic landmarks like the Singapore Flyer, Marina Bay Sands, and ArtScience Museum.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
After making a special appearance at Our Tampines Hub (OTH) for the Korea Travel Fair, fans were quick to spot South Korean actor, Lee Do-Hyun at Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa. What was initially a work trip, The Glory actor, also brought his family along for a vacation, as they were spotted chilling by the poolside with his entourage.
The hotel where the cast of Single’s Inferno retreats to in the show is nestled within Paradise City, a serene haven just a short drive away from Incheon International Airport. Situated on the picturesque Yeongjong Island, this expansive integrated complex covers a sprawling 330,000 square meters and boasts an impressive array of amenities. This also includes two hotels, a casino, a convention center, a theme park, an art gallery, a spa, and a nightclub, just a few to name. What’s more, the hotel has also proven to be a popular haunt for many of South Korea’s beloved celebrities, including the likes of Blackpink’s Jisoo and Rose, as well as other celebs like Rain, JYP, and Mamamoo, who have filmed their music videos and promotional content within its premises. Additionally, the resort even played host to the enchanting wedding reception of the celebrity couple Min Hyorin and Big Bang’s Taeyang.
This article was originally published on Her World.