Salinda Premium Resort on Phu Quoc Island in Vietnam Joins Worldhotels

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The Salinda Premium Resort and Spa on Vietnam's scenic Phu Quoc Island has joined Worldhotels.

Known as Pearl Island for its local pearl farming industry, Phu Quoc was singled out by ABC News as having the "cleanest and most beautiful beaches in the world", and National Geographic placed the island third on its list of the world's top 15 vacation destinations for Winter 2014/15.

The 122-room resort is located only 10 minutes from the new Phu Quoc International Airport and offers guests numerous activities from snorkelling, diving, water and jet skiing to deep-sea fishing expeditions. The Salinda Spa offers a wide range of options to help guests relax, rejuvenate, energise, hydrate or detoxifying. The resort is also equipped with an open-kitchen restaurant to showcase local and international cuisines.

Outside the resort, fascinating discoveries include the lush tropical jungles of Phu Quoc National Park, covering about 50% of the island; insights into pearl cultivation at numerous pearl farms; tours and tastings at traditional fish sauce factories renowned for producing some of the best fish sauce in Asia; and the ancient Ham Ninh Fishing Village for a taste of the island's exotic local culture and the freshest of seafood. Another favourite attraction is Hon Thom Island, one of numerous close-by islands that is a favourite spot for fishing, snorkelling and diving.

Salindas addition brings the total number of Vietnamese properties in the Worldhotels network to five, of which the four others comprise Amiana Resort, Nha Trang; Caravelle Hotel, Ho Chi Minh; Furama Resort Danang; and Lotte Hotel Hanoi.

"The opening of our new resort and spa on October 15th was the culmination of years of planning and development," added Jeevan Thomas, Resort Manager of Salinda Premium Resort and Spa. "Travellers from around the world will discover the full beauty of Phu Quoc at our property, along with the warmth of genuine Vietnamese hospitality."

Salinda, Phu Quoc, Vietnam, Worldhotels

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