04/15/2014 11:36 am ET Updated Jun 15, 2014

Our Top 14 Ultimate Luxury Hotels in South East Asia

It's a mistake to think that South East Asia is a low-budget destination, especially when it comes to the glittering levels of consummate luxury to be found in this region. In fact, some of the world's best hotels, properties and sailing boats reside in these lands and on its iridescent waters, famed for their impeccable level of service, delectable and delicate cuisine, and for capturing in their style not only heavenly comfort but their unique, exquisite surroundings and rich culture.

It's been tough, but from the excessively lavish to the discreetly resplendent, we've put together our Top 14 Truly Exceptional hotels and properties to experience in this extraordinary region below:

Ultimate Luxury in South East Asia

For these and all else in between, give our luxury South East Asia travel designers a call for your own completely bespoke itinerary to soak up some of the world's wildest opulence.