The bar boasts all the charms you’d expect from a beachside drinking den: airy interiors, chill-out tracks playing softly in the background and dazzling views.
The set-up is relaxed: breakfast is served from 7am until 10am; anything else can be eaten from 10am until 1am.
Mia means ‘sugarcane’ and stays at Mia Resort sure are sweet, thanks to the private beach, excellent restaurant and romantic rooms set on sand or cliffs.
You can also pick up gifts and souvenirs for the folks back home.
Guests staying at the hotel on 24 December, 25 December, 31 December or 1 January must have either lunch or dinner at the hotel.
None, but there’s a small room next to Sandals restaurant stocked with toys, board games, DVD player, Wii and kids’ movies.
You wouldn’t want to leave your little ones here all day, but it’s a great place to drop them off for a few hours while you hit the spa or have a romantic meal a deux.
Take your haul to the garden, the beach or your bedroom. For the best views of the bunch (and a private infinity pool that will have you throwing off your clothes and hopping into swimwear), book a Cliff Villa.
Courting couples seeking seclusion will love the villas’ privacy (their distance from the beach, pool and restaurant may be less of an attraction for families); Villa 512 is the most remote, and therefore our antisocial favourite.
Little Smiths will lose their hearts to the private beach and restaurant, where the young-at-heart menu includes ‘fisherman’s’ fish and chips, ice-cream, juices and milkshakes.
Babysitting can be arranged; extra beds can be added.
Book three hours ahead for babysitting, which costs VND150 an hour.