IHG Opens Resort in Danang; Michel Roux to Run La Maison 1888

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 27 June 2012

IHG has expanded its portfolio of luxury resorts in Asia with the opening of the InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in Vietnam.

The Bill Bensley-designed InterContinental Danang is nestled within one of the regions most exquisite locations, cascading through rainforest-covered mountain slopes that act as a natural amphitheatre for the resorts private bay on the Son Tra Peninsula.

All 197 of the resorts rooms, suites and beachfront villas are designed to take full advantage of their location and offer panoramic South China Sea views. Large terraces and shuttered windows elevate private living spaces that draw in the surrounding jungle and crystal bay, and add depth to the spacious rooms that start from 70sqm.

Taking six years to design and build, InterContinental Danang is the latest creation of one of Asias most celebrated resort designers, Bill Bensley.

Also highly anticipated is the arrival of the first three-star Michelin chef in Vietnam, Michel Roux, at InterContinental Danangs signature restaurant, La Maison 1888. Founder of renowned UK restaurant The Waterside Inn, Roux, a celebrity masterchef, will bring his world-famous French cuisine to the Son Tra Peninsula.

La Maison 1888 is one of three restaurants and two bars spread throughout the resort. Guests can swim in the bay or one of the resorts outdoor pools, experience Spa InterContinental and make use of the many entertainment and recreation facilities available. The resorts youngest guests will also be delighted by InterContinentals signature kids club, Planet Trekkers.

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is a half-hour drive from Danang International Airport, and only a few kilometres from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of The Imperial City of Hue, The Old Town of Hoi An and the My Son ruins.

To celebrate its opening, InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort is offering special rates on stays between 1 June 2012 and 1 January 2013, from US$220 per night. The rate includes complimentary daily buffet breakfast for two, high-speed Wi-Fi access, 10% off dining at the resorts Citron Restaurant, Barefoot Caf or L_o_n_g Bar, and complimentary shuttle bus service into Danang City and Hoi An Ancient Town. Terms and conditions apply.

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