A five-star room inside the Anam Mui Ne Resort that is scheduled to open in January, 2023 in Mui Ne in south central Vietnam. Photo courtesy of the resort


The resort has Indochina-inspired designs with mosaic tiles, statues on plinths, clawfoot bathtubs, and leather-bound tables.

Its 127 rooms feature original paintings by Vietnamese artists about the country and woodwork made by local craftsmen.

Room rates start at US$260 a night.

Mui Ne, a beach resort town in the south central coast famous for its adventure sports, enjoys a warm climate year round and has become a favorite destination for Western tourists in recent years.

The CNN list also included Punakha River Lodge in Bhutan, Emerald Faarufushi Resort & Spa in the Maldives, Shinta Mani Mustang in Nepal, and Hoshino Resort KAI Yufuin in Japan.