The slowing down of the global economy and the economic uncertainties have benefitted the Far Eastern tourism destinations as they are able deliver value for money. Malaysia particularly has been able to do more than its neighbors as they are able to deliver luxury with the traditional Malaysian hospitality. They have created some stunning properties and the latest coming up is Seri Chenang Resort and Spa that is scheduled to open its doors for its guest on June 30 at Langkawi. The area already boasts of several luxury retreats but Seri Chenang is cut off from the rest of the world by a line of jungle and is poised to give you an out of this world experience with their personalized service. The resort features six villas and thirteen rooms and they all enable you to experience the best of nature.
The location of the resort makes it very exclusive. With mountains above and the bay below it has been developed as a private relaxation zone. Thickets of forests separate it from the mad rush of the modern world. The architecture is typically Malaysian and and the place looks like a replica of traditional Malay villas. The styles have been adopted from five different Malay city states- Selangor, Kedah, Melaka, Negeri, Pahang, Sembilan and Terengganu. Out of the six villas the smallest featuring one bedroom measures 113 sq m where as the largest boasts of five bedrooms and is spread over 393 sq m. All the villas and rooms have been packed with modern amenities and yet have a traditional Malaysian feel.
A lot of care has been taken to design the interiors. It is a perfect combination of luxury furnishings and contemporary designs. But it is the service that has been taken several notches higher with round the clock butler services. The spa, however is going to be the highlight of the resort and the differentiator will be the art gallery on the premises. It is an international class resort that has been enhanced with exquisite ethnic features. The food and beverages section of the resort is expected to be as exclusive; however the management has not disclosed details as yet. Norlin Zainal Abidin Chief Executive Officer of the resort assured everybody that there will be many pleasant surprises for the guests. It is rumored that the resort will be providing the beverages to their guests at duty free prices as they are not aiming to make profits from alcohol sales.
As mentioned earlier the spa will be the highlight of the resort. The Kayangan Spa will provide traditional Malay health and beauty treatment sessions and mostly use the best of natural ingredients. The spa is basically a cluster of thatched room pavilions. The interiors have been done in natural hues of sage green and beige and floor to ceiling windows have been provided to keep the guests attached to nature. The resort has worked out many other exciting activities and options. The guests can go scuba diving on the ocean or can be chauffeured to the top of the mountain. All this high end luxury comes at a high price. One night at the villa has been priced at $13,280.