Phu Quoc hotel picks up Asia’s Best award

sleep December 23, 2017 12:17

By The Nation

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Vietnam’s La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc MGallery By Sofitel has won Asia’s Best prize at The World Luxury Hotel Awards in Switzerland.

The prestigious recognition as Asia’s Best in the Luxury Romantic Beach Resort category is a first-ever win by any resort property in Vietnam. The award was presented at a gala event marking the 10th edition of the awards. 

The World Luxury Hotel Awards – considered the Oscars of the hotel industry –honour luxury hotels around the world for their world class-facilities and service excellence provided to guests.

Each year, more than 300,000 international guests, travellers and industry players vote during a four-week period to select winners. This year, La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc MGallery was recognized as the Luxury Romantic Beach Resort for the continent of Asia.

“Being recognized as Asia's best in the Luxury Romantic Beach Resort category is a true source of pride for the entire team at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc. I would like to thank our peers who voted and believed in us and our business partners for being fans of the experiences we create and the memorable storytelling that we weave for our guests,” said general manager Jean Pierre Gerbet.

“This global award propels us to continue to strive to set the industry benchmark for boutique luxury and exceptional guest experiences not only in Vietnam and Asia, but worldwide.”

Opened in 2006, the 70-room luxury boutique resort is the first luxury property on Phu Quoc Island and boasts an experience evocative of a French colonial mansion by the sea. Its architectural design and atmosphere creates a distinctive style with comfort and indulgence reminiscent of a bygone Indochinese era.

The resort has two restaurants, The Peppertree and Le Jardin, and a bar plus Le Spa, a luxurious organic spa center. Guests can take advantage of the La Veranda Romance Menu comprising 12 memorable romantic experiences with a magnificent setting for a relaxed beach holiday, spa vacation, destination nuptials or honeymoons.