Langkawi (May 16th 2013) – The famous Chenang beach in Langkawi has a new development – six luxurious villas capturing the essence of true Malaysian architecture – which has become the talk of the tourism industry is now set to open its door to the world come May 16th 2013.
Located gracefully on the banks of the Kuala Chenang River, comprising a total of 6 villas in replica of Malay traditional houses from 6 states of Malaysia with 10 luxurious suites – the Seri Chenang Resort villas each has its own distinct architectural characteristics, as replicas of traditional houses from six states in Malaysia.
The boutique resort consists of traditional Malay authentic kampung style villas overlooking Andaman Sea. Set amidst a lush royal Malay-inspired garden, the resort is complemented by facilities such as an infinity pool, gymnasium, reading room, resort boutique and of course, the spa.
Designed by the owner and renowned architect Dato’ Zainal Abidin Mohamed Ali whose impressive portfolio to his name from over 30 years of vast experience is shared by this showcase of the different unique styles of Malay architecture from the states of Terengganu, Pahang, Negeri Sembilan, Selangor, Melaka and Kedah.
Rumah Kedah (Rumah Ibu) has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the upper floor, and two Annexe Rooms below that serves as Hospitality Suites. Rumah Terangganu is a one-bedroom studio unit with open sky shower and bath as is Rumah Negeri Sembilan; Rumah Pahang is also a one-bedroom studio unit with open sky shower and bath with disability access via ramp; Rumah Selangor is a 3-bedroom villa, on the upper floor with 2-bedroom (Shah Alam Suite) and on the lower floor with 1-bedroom (Klang Suite) which has a pool and garden access; and Rumah Melaka is a 2-bedroom villa (Ayer Keroh Suite and Alor Gajah Suite).
Each villa has a separate kitchen, living room and dining area except for Sungai Petani Suite and Kuah Suite, which are considered king-sized bedrooms with en suite bathroom.
The project is the brainchild of its director, Mohammad Shukor Dato’ Zainal Abidin began in 2009 with the aim to offer a unique product that complements the other luxury boutique resorts on the island and provide more options for tourists to choose from.
Its Dapur Warisan already open its door to the public on March 20th 2013 which serves Authentic Malay,Japanese,Western & Fusion cuisines, has already had the Malaysia King,DYMM Seri Paduka Baginda Yang Di Pertuan Agong . Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah having his personal meal, major events and VVIPs dining events all cooked by Chef De Cuisine, Chef Roslan and his talented team According to the Marketing,PR Communications Manager of Seri Chenang Resort & Spa Langkawi, Warren Fernandez, the luxury accommodation was designed as a retreat that embodies the typical Malaysian hospitality and warmth while guests feel like they are living in a typical traditional Malay home.
The highlight of the resort is the 24-hour highly personalised services for guests of unsurpassed levels from the moment they arrive at the airport until they leave. The specially trained butler assigned to the villas ensure guests feel at home and offers personal attention and concern − all of which present a unique and rich boutique resort experience like none other.
Guests will be pampered at the Kayangan Spa which brings back offers of Malay practices on massages delivered in a contemporary approach, with a distinguished choice of therapies that draw on the rituals of age old ancestry. Native compounds crafted from the heart of Malaysia are advanced and made with pure and natural ingredients following traditional recipes and rituals. The spa serves to provide deep relaxation and blissful rejuvenation of the body and mind with natural therapies inspired by rich traditions of Malay culture for guests to feel revitalised.
Warren Fernandez states, “The aim is to offer guests an escape from the conditions of their hectic urban lives and indulge them in a unique blend of culture and luxury that will leave a lasting impression with a renewed sense of serenity and joy.”
The first resort on the island to introduce the BYO (Bring Your Own) system, guests can take advantage of the tax-free alcohol sold on the island and bring it in without any corkage fees only to be served by their 24 personal butler.
With sweeping views of the paddy fields, mountains and the sea nestled in the quiet and exclusive fisherman village of Kampung Sungai Kuala Chenang, guests can watch as fishermen bring in their catch and even buy freshly caught fish off them to be prepared by the resort. Many local elements that truly give a feel of the roots of Malay culture and heritage are yet to be discovered while staying at the Seri Chenang Resort & Spa Langkawi.
The upscale boutique resort occupies 0.5 hectares of land and sits approximately 5.3km or 8 minutes from the Langkawi International Airport by road, quick and easy access for the 2.8 million international and local tourists who choose Langkawi as their favourite holiday destination each year. To preview its website (www.serichenangresort.com ), to view the corporate video http://youtu.be/hsnS5usdHGE The resort now accepts room bookings and enquiries starting now at email@example.com