InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort

InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort

Opens on Vietnam’s Most Idyllic Island Paradise

02 July 2018

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InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort Opens on Vietnam’s Most Idyllic Island Paradise, a luxury resort for families, leisure travellers and MICE groups at emerging new tourist destination in Gulf of Thailand.

InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts is proud to announce that InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort has officially opened on the pristine Phu Quoc Island, off the southwest coast of Vietnam.

The new luxury resort offers 459 elegant rooms, suites and villas with enticing world class beachfront restaurants, a serene HARNN Heritage Spa and the island’s highest sky bar.

Phu Quoc is a relatively new holiday destination being developed 50 kilometres off the coast of south-western Kien Giang Province close to the Cambodia border, and a 50-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

The tropical paradise is renowned for its protected marine environment and National Park blessed with virgin forest, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and diverse wildlife. As an emerging new tourist destination, the island also offers 30 day visa exemption for visiting foreigners.

InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort enjoys a prime location on the pristine and secluded southern stretch of Long Beach, the heart of tourism on the island – just 15 minutes' drive from Phu Quoc International Airport and 20 minutes from the main town of Duong Dong.

“We are absolutely thrilled to bring the glamour of the InterContinental Life to Phu Quoc,” said Piero Bellizzi, General Manager of InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort. “With exceptional facilities for families, couples and business travellers, underpinned by genuine, heartfelt service, the resort promises to offer truly memorable experiences for all our guests. The island itself is a hidden gem, and the opening of InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort helps to put the destination on the map for discerning international travellers.”

The resort’s Conference Centre features over 2,000 sqm of indoor event venues, offering privacy whilst being conveniently located in the main resort complex.  The 870 sqm Grand Ballroom hosts up to 600 guests for banquets, a purpose built auditorium seats 130 delegates, and multiple break out rooms all offer state of the art audio-visual equipment. The Conference Centre provides a wealth of pre-function space for breaks, displays or trade exhibitions, while the al fresco Beachfront Garden is ideal for banqueting in beautiful natural surroundings.

When it comes to dining and culinary journeys through local and international gastronomy, InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort offers a tempting array of contemporary and stylish experiences, including LAVA - a fine-dining seafood and specialty imported meats restaurant using the freshest produce cooked on charcoal grills and lava stone enhanced with a selection of locally produced aromatic peppers such as black, white, red and Tay Giang in a refined beachfront setting - andINK 360, the highest cocktail bar in Phu Quoc boasting breath-taking panoramic ocean and mountain views.

Casual beachfront seafood restaurant Sea Shack serves comfort food, tapas, barbecue and grilled dishes such as the signature lobster roll, while beers and ciders are served in the Library area stocked with books about food, cocktails, Vietnamese culture, art, interior design and travel; Japanese and Vietnamese favourites with the focus on live cooking stations for lunch and dinner at Sora & Umi; Ombra, with an Italian twist of gelato ice cream and Napoli pizzas; andMercado, a place for coffee, tea and pastries, as well as themed picnic baskets including Traditional Vietnamese Delicacies, Mediterranean and Healthy.

Recreational facilities include four swimming pools, 24-hour gym/fitness facility, and a daily schedule of holistic and adventurous activities including yoga, pilates and water sports.

With captivating activities and thoughtful attention tailored for younger VIPs, InterContinental Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is an entertainment paradise for children. The 250 sqm Planet Trekkers children’s club arranges numerous recreational activities and enriching excursions designed to both entertain as well as broaden the horizons of children of all ages.

Providing a safe and engaging space where parents can feel comfortable leaving their children in the hands of the well trained staff, all of whom are certified teachers, the children’s club offers an array of activities that include children’s yoga, arts and crafts, beach volleyball and magic classes. The resort also boasts the dedicated Kids Can Cook cooking school where younger guests can learn how to make their favourite dishes under the guidance of the resort’s professional team of chefs.

Guests are able to indulge in serene spa treatments at the award winning HARNN Heritage Spa, designed by Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia, and inspired by traditional Asian medicine and naturopathy. In addition to full-body wellness and relaxation treatments, the resort offers holistic and adventurous activities including Yoga, Pilates, and water sports, as well as bespoke cultural experiences including local produce tours to the island’s renowned pepper and pearl farms, hiking in nature, and night markets.

Resort guests are offered exclusive access to a secluded stretch of Long Beach, the perfect location to swim in shimmering waters, soak up the sun, and experience ocean sunsets. In each of the elegant rooms, suites, and villas, the deep bathtubs, walk-in rain showers, floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious balconies ensure a luxurious and inviting space for the ultimate escape in comfort and relaxation.

The resort also incorporates InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts’ signature Club InterContinental®, with a wide range of benefits from limousine airport pick up and butler service to private check-in/check-out and complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails and canapés.

Beyond the resort, the concierge team customises memorable outings including trekking and wildlife exploration in the National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve covering more than half of the island’s northern region; island hopping, snorkelling, kayaking and reef diving on chartered boat trips; guided tours to a pearl farm, fish sauce factory, pepper farm & wine brewery; and exploring the island by cycle or motorbike.

Sightseeing highlights are Phu Quoc Night Market for local souvenirs and food specialities and the Phu Quoc Cable Car, with Guinness World Records status soaring 7.9km over the Gulf of Thailand on a 15-minute ride from Phu Quoc to the neighbouring island of Hon Thom.

InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort is the luxury brand’s sixth property in Vietnam, joining sister InterContinental® properties in Hanoi (InterContinental West Lake and Landmark 72), Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang and Danang.

Opening Special Offer:

InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort’s Opening Special Offer starts from USD250++ per room per night, with a minimum 2 night-stay, and includes:

USD108 credit to spend at the resort’s restaurants, bars and spa
Daily breakfast for 2 persons
Airport transfers
Children aged 12 years and below dine for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
2,000 additional IHG Rewards Club points
Prices are subject to 5% service charge and 10% VAT. Special Offer valid until 31 Oct. 2018.

InterContinental® Phu Quoc Long Beach Resort
Address: Bai Truong, Duong To, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang, Vietnam
Contact: +84 297 397 8888
Website: www.phuquoc.intercontinental.com
 

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