Dusit has rebranded a luxury resort in Davao,
The Beach Club at Lubi Plantation Island is now
operating as the Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort.
Located on a private island in the Davao
Gulf, the Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort is one of three Dusit
properties that were launched in partnership with Torre Lorenzo
Development Corporation (TLDC) in Davao this year. The other
properties being the dusitD2 Davao and Dusit Thani Residence
Set within a former coconut plantation and
surrounded by unspoiled reef, the resort has been patterned after
the Dusit Thani Maldives on Mudhdhoo
Island in the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The design and architecture of the
villas were inspired by the tropical modernist designs of the late
architect Geoffrey Bawa and the colonial Sri Lankan coconut
plantations of the 1920s.
From nine villas, the rebranded
resort now offers a total of 18 villas, half of which
include plunge pools facing the quiet and private beach.
The 114 sqm two-bedroom seafront villas can accommodate up to six
people each, and feature private terraces and beautiful open-air
garden bathrooms with large soaker bathtubs.
original beach club offerings including Tarictic Grill all-day
dining restaurant, a beachfront infinity pool, a fitness centre,
Dusit’s signature Namm Spa, and facilities for snorkeling, jet skiing, and kayaking, guests can now enjoy the new game and
entertainment centre, a tennis court, a western restaurant and bar
called The Mill, as well as a fully equipped dive centre.
1950s-inspired Tamsi Hall is available for special meetings and
events for up to 160 guests, while a church with a capacity of 200
persons is ideal for weddings.
“We’re delighted to
showcase the recent updates at the resort, especially now that it
has officially taken the Dusit Thani brand,” said Mr Christopher
Wichlan, General Manager of dusitD2 Davao, Dusit Thani Residence
Davao, and Dusit Thani Lubi Plantation Resort. “Our beautiful
beachfront villas, stunning location, and comprehensive range of
facilities mean we are perfectly positioned to delight both day
and overnight visitors, and serve as an ideal venue for special
events and corporate gatherings while delivering truly memorable
experiences for all of our guests.”
To reach the island, guests
can choose between a 30-minute catamaran boat ride from the Port
Jetty at dusitD2 Davao and Dusit Thani Residence Davao, passing
through the beautiful scenery of Samal Island; or travel for 1.5
hours by land, passing through coconut plantations, and then take
a 5-minute boat ride at Pindasan Port.