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Condé Nast Traveller
The Datai Langkawi, Langkawi, Malaysia - Resort Review
6th October 2020
Set the scene.. Macaques amble past Rainforest villa windows, fist-sized butterflies skitter through the air. A pair of majestic white steeds—150-year-old teak horses found in a Mumbai flea market—stand under a high-vaulted ceiling, guarding the lobby. Behind them, framed by towering pillars, is an open-air courtyard and pond, carpeted with hot-pink
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Girl Trip: 8 Luxurious Girlie Getaway Ideas Around Asia and Beyond
14th March 2020
When it comes to your squad, quality time with your girl group doesn’t come by nearly as easily or frequently as we’d wish — which, in a way, makes trips away together all the more meaningful. With the kids, partners, and responsibilities back at home safely taken care of, it’s
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Cathay Pacific
Expert Tips for Planning a Multi-generational Getaway
10th March 2020
1. Location, Location. What venues will be off-limits to you? Consider aspects like availability of baby seats, wheelchair accessibility or even minimum age requirements.. 2. Room to Breathe. Multi-room villas or suites that can house the entire clan are ideal. This provides space for everyone to gather and spend quality time together –
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The Telegraph
Our favourite places: 17 destinations to discover in 2020 – and where to stay
9th February 2020
Whether you’re in full holiday-planning mode or just need a boost to help you through the last days of winter, help is at hand. Here, 17 stars of the stage, page and screen share the places they love most – and where they like to stay when they’re in town
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Cathay Pacific
Asia’s Best Family Resort
28th November 2019
Shortlist. Four Seasons Resort Koh Samui. Four Seasons’ Kids For All Seasons programme offers a wealth of activities and games to keep kids entertained. There are also family barbeque nights and accommodation options designed with the whole family in mind.. Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Sabah. This kid-friendly hotel in Kota Kinabalu is
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Bali and beyond: Asia's other incredible islands worth visiting
15th November 2019
For full functionality of this site it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser .. Australia's love affair with Bali knows no bounds. It's easy to get to, offers something for every budget, has incredible food, centuries old culture and some
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World's best hotels for 2019, according to Mr & Mrs Smith
11th October 2019
(CNN) — Imagine if you were a better person. More beautiful, more cultured, with exquisite taste and a well-upholstered bank account.. Now imagine what your home would be like.. Lisbon's Casa Fortunato, a teensy hotel run in an Amoreiras townhouse by architect couple António Falcão Costa Lopes and Filipa Fortunato, is a
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Sydney Chef Nelly Robinson Will Be Cooking in a Rainforest in One of Asia’s Most Stunning Resorts
9th August 2019
“Heavenly” was the word National Geographic used to describe Langkawi’s white sandy Datai Bay in its Top 10 Beaches To Visit list a couple years ago. It’s also an accurate description of the memorable resort of the same name, set within a lush rainforest on Malaysia’s prettiest island, close to
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National Geographic UK
The Big Sleep Awards 2019
24th July 2019
INTRODUCING THE WINNERS OF THE BIG SLEEP AWARDS 2019. City Slicker. We wanted to find the ultimate urban nest. Who’s the new girl in town? Or is there a chain that’s really turning heads? After a hard day’s exploring, here’s where we’ll want to rest our weary bones. Raffles Europejski Warsaw. OUR PANEL SAID:
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Cathay Pacific
South East Asia's Best Jungle Hotels
10th May 2019
The northern shores of Malaysian Borneo are expansive, empty and hemmed in by endless hectares of Borneo rainforest. It’s here that you’ll find the five-star and family-friendly Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria, right in the middle of a nature retreat. Jungle credentials? A buffoonery of orangutans was found living in the trees
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Lifestyle Asia
4 weekend trips near Bangkok to take this April
4th April 2019
As much as we love Bangkok with all its hearty hustles and buzzing bustles, it’s always good to get out of the Big Mango – even if only for the weekend. Every month, we put together a list of four weekend trip ideas to bring you a refreshing dose of
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The Upsider
The Most Anticipated Hotel Openings In Asia This Year
13th March 2019
From a classic hotel that underwent a year-long renovation to a show-stopping resort with opulent French Indochine décor, these are the best new hotels in Asia 2019.. So far, we’ve brought you the hottest new hotels in Australia, Europe and New Zealand. But now it’s time to showcase Asia’s best new
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Financial Review
The Datai Langkawi resort emerges from a $US60m renovation, its magic intact
3rd January 2019
The Datai was groundbreaking in its day for being one of the first resorts to be set back from the beach. Located on a 40-metre-high ridge 300 metres from the beach, it is embraced by the surrounding ancient rainforest. The views of the Andaman Sea from the main building are
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Evening Standard
Wish you were here? The hottest holiday destinations of 2019
2nd January 2019
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The Datai — Langkawi, Malaysia
22nd December 2018
For 25 years, The Datai has been a favoured hideout for discerning travellers as much for its incomparable location on Langkawi’s north western coastline enveloped by a 10-million-year old rainforest, bristling with ancient trees, waterfalls and mangroves, as its conception by architect Kerry Hill and interior designer Didier Lefort.. Now, after
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Cathay Pacific
Asia’s Best Hotel Spa
30th November 2018
Service: Best Hotel Spa Shortlist. Aman Spa at Amanoi (Vietnam). Set on the shores of Vinh Hy Bay, Amanoi’s two Spa Houses focus on an immersive wellness programme encompassing movement, bodywork, spirituality and nutrition alongside more traditional spa treatments.. Aman Tokyo. With vertiginous views over Tokyo, this light-filled sanctuary offers eight treatment rooms focused
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Luxury Travel Magazine
Hotels and Resorts Archives
31st October 2018
Much-loved tropical resort The Datai Langkawi in Malaysia will reopen this December following a 12-month, USD $60 million refurbishment.. 25 years after the resort first opened, the property will relaunch in the same, unparalleled location in the heart of a virgin 10-million-year-old rainforest, this time with a new level of luxury
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Lifestyle Asia
Why Langkawi is one of Southeast Asia’s most underrated destinations
26th September 2018
Imagine this: The traditional Sulawesi wooden boat you’re on rocks to the soft lull of the ocean waves while calls of the great hornbill echo from the tropical rainforest in the distance. You touch the glistening, turquoise blue waters surrounding you, creating ripples that almost reach the foot of the
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Condé Nast Traveller
The best places for winter sun 2020
8th August 2018
3. ANGUILLA. BEST FOR CLASSIC CARIBBEAN. This snake-shaped island in the British West Indies dances to a laid-back calypso-beat. Hit hard by Hurricane Irma in 2017, Anguilla is now on the way to recovery and welcoming sunseekers once more. Come mid-November, much-loved grande dame Cap Juluca – on pretty crescent-cove Maundays Bay
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Lifestyle Asia
Go ‘forest bathing’ at these luxury rainforest resorts in Malaysia
27th March 2018
Living in the city can be tiresome. That’s why heading out to the countryside every now and then can help us recharge. You may not have realised it, but being in the presence of nature can help us feel better in mind, body, and soul. If going on an off-road
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Business Traveller
Five new resorts perfect for a holiday retreat in Asia – Business Traveller
9th March 2018
The Datai Langkawi. The Datai Langkawi resort will reopen in July this year after its US$60 million renovation, which will see the interiors of guestrooms, suites, villas and public areas remodelled with designs inspired by the local environment, culture and materials. Three additional Rainforest Pool Villas have been added to the
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Nature excursions, wildlife encounters and jungle voices at The Datai Langkawi
23rd August 2016
Go back to the e-newsletter. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”. – Sir David Attenborough. The Datai Langkawi
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Luxury Travel Magazine
100 Most Exotic Beach Resorts
26th May 2016
Recent Openings. We do love to know. And we do like to be first to know. Especially when it comes to experiencing the newest hot property. Luxury Travel magazine understands this well. These recently opened resorts are worth a stay. Before you take off, discover their new and special ways of
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Traveller's World
Die 10 besten Resorts der Welt
6th April 2020
Als Soneva Fushi 1995 die ersten Gäste empfing, galt die Insel als Vorreiter in Sachen nachhaltigem Luxus auf den Malediven. Ihr Motto damals: „no shoes, no news“, für abschalten auf höchstem Niveau, das einen die Hektik des Alltags für eine Weile vergessen lässt. Dies hat auch 25 Jahre danach noch
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ELLE reisde af naar het Maleisische eiland Langkawi
20th December 2019
Op Langkawi kom je niet om te zien en gezien te worden op een druk terras, noch om tot in de late uurtjes te dansen. Naar Langkawi kom je voor de natuur. En dus ook om eens heel erg offline te zijn. Een lesje aardrijkskunde: Langkawi is een archipel in
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VOGUE France
Les plus beaux hôtels de l'été 2019
6th May 2019
© ProPixelPanama 2016. Islas Secas au Panama. Ouvert en janvier 2019, par le milliardaire et philanthrope Louis Bacon, Islas Secas s'annonce comme l'un des plus beaux hôtels de l'année. Regroupant un archipel de 14 îles, entouré de réserves naturelles où frayent des poissons multicolores, le lieu comprend 9 éco-lodges qui se fondent
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The Datai Langkawi
Jalan Teluk Datai, Langkawi
6.422586°N 99.670592°E

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