Why admire a landscape from afar when you can be part of it? This celeb favourite (Gwyneth Paltrow and Matt Damon are huge fans) is cradled between the World Heritage-listed Piton peaks.
Across the road from the hotel lobby, a wood-lined tunnel leads to the Rainforest Spa. This is a place of utter serenity, where healing spaces are set upon stilts and camouflaged high up in trees, like a chic version of Star Wars's Ewok village.
A waterfall provides a soothing soundtrack, and the menu includes nourishing Natura Bissé facials and indulgent body treatments using Swiss brand Valmont.
Try the Relaxing Royal Bamboo Massage, which involves bamboo of various sizes being worked over your body - sounds odd, but it's so revitalising.
After this, anything will seem an effort - just the time to use the mobile device that calls your butler.
WOW FACTOR: The Luxury Beachfront Bungalows are best for access to the water. For added privacy and romance, go for a villa in the 800 series - or, for the best view of all, Villa 501.
GO: The Turquoise Holiday Company (www.turquoiseholidays.co.uk) offers seven nights from £1,795 per person. Includes flights and transfers.
FLIGHT TIME: 8 hours, 30 minutes