North Sumatra is an exotic and wonderful destination that lends itself perfectly to luxury travel. If you prefer the finer things in life and want to experience only the best, there are many stunning hotels, private tours and fine restaurants that will make your trip one to remember for a lifetime. If you want a no expense spared holiday in gorgeous North Sumatra, here are some ways to enjoy your break even more.
Whether you can’t wait to sample the best local cuisine or have more international culinary tastes, there are enough fine dining restaurants in North Sumatra to whet even the most discerning appetite. The Tip Top restaurant in Medan is the oldest restaurant in the city, having been built as long ago as 1936. Today it still serves Dutch inspired fine cuisine in the perfect location for people watching in Kesawan Square.
Alternatively, for those who prefer Chinese food, the Jade Garden at the J W Marriott Hotel is well known for its excellent service and delicious dimsum, while those looking for a more western experience are sure to appreciate the Prime Steakhouse in Medan which, arguably, serves the best steak in the city!
High Class Accommodation
No luxury vacation would be complete without outstanding accommodation and the Taman Simalem Resort, and some of their best rooms to stay in cannot fail to impress! Boasting spectacular views of Lake Toba, this 206 hectare estate is a true retreat for the senses.
The Tongging Point Hotel has luxuriously appointed and spacious en suite bedrooms, each with all of the facilities essential to an enjoyable stay, while the resort’s Waterfall Lodge Hotel is ideal for a romantic couple’s break. Guests of both hotels can enjoy full use of all of the amenities that the resort provides, including a range of dining options, the golf course and a host of exhilarating sporting activities.
Taking a private day tour in North Sumatra is the best way to customise your holiday to your own personal tastes while exploring this stunning region. Guides can be hired to show you the sights of the Sumatran Jungle, take you on orangutan treks or to lead you on diving tours of Bangka Island, whatever takes your fancy.
With the advantage of your own personal guide, you are certain to find out everything that you always wanted to know and see the best of this gorgeous area.
Spas And Pampering
If you are taking a luxury holiday, you are bound to want to spend some time relaxing and being pampered in a luxurious day spa. The Aloita Resort is connected by ferry to the Sumatran mainland and boasts the only spa facilities in the Mentawais.
Offering a broad scope of remedial treatments, beauty treatments and massages, you can truly be cleansed in mind and body at this beautiful and remote location.
Private Yacht Charters
One of the most luxurious ways to see North Sumatra is from the comfort of a private yacht charter. From spectacular luxury schooners to state of the art catamarans and motor yachts, you can truly enjoy complete relaxation, thanks to the friendly and helpful crew. See pristine beaches and try your hand at diving with your own personal diving instructor! Bliss 🙂