An integrated resort, Laguna Lăng Cô, will open
in Vietnam on 1 November 2012.
Nestled along the coast of tranquil
Central Vietnam, Laguna Lăng Cô is Banyan Tree’s first foray in
the country, and echoes the ethos of Laguna Phuket, the company’s
flagship integrated resort community in southern Thailand.
Framed by a three-kilometre beach and lush
countryside, the 280-hectare community resides near Lăng Cô Bay in
the Chan May region overlooking the East Sea, an area renowned for
its pristine coastline, tropical jungles, rugged mountain peaks
and proximity to the country’s most storied UNESCO World Heritage
Sites, including the cities of Hue and Hoi An along with the
relics of My Son.
The development is nestled in a crescent bay, and will
include Banyan Tree and Angsana branded hotels and spas, an
18-hole championship golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo, private villas and residences available for sale, convention
facilities and a plethora of recreational activities for guests of
Phase 1 of the project represents a US$200
million investment funded through the Banyan Tree Indochina
Hospitality Fund, the first real estate investment fund
established by the group in 2008.
“Banyan Tree has long
been interested in establishing a presence in Vietnam to replicate
the success of our flagship integrated resort in Phuket,” said
Mr. Ho KwonPing, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, Ltd.
“Central Vietnam is an ideal foothold for our inaugural
development in Indochina with its natural beauty and areas of rich
historical interest such as Hue and Hoi An. We are confident that
Laguna Lăng Cô will flourish as a holiday and premium properties destination for both domestic and international luxury tourism.”
Banyan Tree Lăng Cô features 32 one-bedroom lagoon villas (131 sqm) and 17 one-bedroom beach villas (124 sqm) set on the shores of
Canh Duong beach. A spa highlights Banyan Tree’s
treatments and services, while a Marine Centre provides
opportunities to learn about and explore the vibrant waters of the
Banyan Tree’s sister hotel, Angsana
Lăng Cô, is a contemporary getaway featuring 229 suites
(from 52 sqm to 179 sqm), 100 of which come equipped with their
own private pools. All suites in every room category feature
picturesque mountain, lagoon, or sea views, and incorporate local
materials such as bamboo and mother of pearl, along with
traditional arts with a contemporary twist, lanterns and elegant
Tucked away in
traditional Cu Du Village in the Phu Loc District of Thua Thien
Hue Province, the rustic hinterland of Laguna Lăng Cô is
historically a favoured holiday retreat for Vietnamese royalty.
The destination resonates with mystique and natural beauty and is
accessible within an hour’s drive from the airports of both Da
Nang and Hue.
Laguna Lăng Cô sits at the
crossroads of several distinctive UNESCO World Heritage Sites,
including the ancient capital city of Hue on the shores of the
Perfume River, the charming and age-old city of Hoi An and the
ruins of My Son, a sanctuary featuring a wealth of temples and
monuments with intricate carvings.
The resort residences present an array of ownership opportunities
with villas and condominium units offering
ocean views. Taking inspiration from Vietnamese traditions and
culture, each one, two or three-bedroom villa (from 158 sqm – 236 sqm) of Banyan Tree Residences Lăng Cô
features a private plunge pool.
Limited villas are available for sale, and ownership confers
membership in Banyan Tree’s worldwideprivate
Angsana Residences Lăng Cô
showcases the rich history of Vietnam with a modern twist. The
first three-storey beachfront condominium development of its kind
in Vietnam, each one or two-bedroom Angsana Residences home (from
88 sqm to 254 sqm) features a contemporary aesthetic complemented
by a modern plunge pool and sea views.
of Banyan Tree and Angsana Residences Lăng Cô will also enjoy
exclusive privileges on global exchange programmes, golf
memberships and other services offered within Laguna Lăng Cô.
Championship Golf Course
The Laguna Lăng Cô Golf Club, an
18-hole, par-71 championship course designed by Sir Nick Faldo,
delivers a golfing experience that can be enjoyed by skilled and
novice players alike. The site’s natural rugged terrain has been
preserved, offering a distinctive course with changing landscape
framed by mountains on three sides and the East Sea to the west. The course weaves between soaring trees, flowing streams, verdant
rice paddies and dramatic rock features, and are noted for their
Tours & Activities
Lăng Cô offers a wealth of activities to meet the needs of groups,
couples and families of all ages. The Marine Centre features
aquatic activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, water skiing,
wind surfing, kayaking and banana boat rides, while the Activities
Centre offers archery, mountain biking, all-terrain vehicles
(ATV), kids’ ATVs, 2-seater mini cars and horse riding. The
Handicraft Centre immerses guests in Vietnam’s rich artistic
legacy with classes in various fine arts led by local masters.
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