By Wyndham Hotels & Resorts on October 26, 2020
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, in collaboration with Flamingo Holding Group, has celebrated the launch of the Wyndham Grand brand in North Vietnam with the reopening and rebranding of Flamingo’s resort development formerly known as Forest in the Sky Villas.
The newly rebranded Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort is owned by Flamingo Holding Group and operates under a franchise agreement with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest hotel franchisor with over 9,000 hotels worldwide.
The resort joins the Wyndham Grand portfolio of upper-upscale hotels and resorts which are known for its approachable luxury, distinctive experiences and exceptional service in sought-after destinations all over the world – including Shanghai, Yangon, Istanbul and Orlando.
Ms. Hanh Nguyen, General Director of Flamingo Holding Group said, “The rebranding of our Forest in the Sky villas to Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort is part of Flamingo’s development strategy to improve the quality of our service and deliver an exceptional experience to our guests. Flamingo is proud to have over a decade of hospitality experience in Vietnam – our partnership with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts to launch the Wyndham Grand brand is an affirmation of the high quality of our resort development, and is part of our larger business direction to leverage the strength of Wyndham’s global expertise and distribution to attract international guests when travel returns.”
Commenting on this occasion, Mr Joon Aun Ooi, President, Asia Pacific, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts said, “The Wyndham Grand brand is a collection of distinctive hotels that offer one-of-a-kind experiences, and we are thrilled to expand the brand’s presence with another amazing destination in Vietnam. The Flamingo Holding Group has created a spectacular product with the Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort – it is a peaceful, private sanctuary that offers guests a wide range of leisure and entertainment options thanks to its sprawling grounds and extensive facilities. We are confident that the Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort will become a leading resort destination, attracting both international and domestic guests in the years to come.”
A Hidden Gem in Nature
Located on a sprawling 123-hectare plot of land, the Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort is nestled in a lush natural environment just north of the romantic Dai Lai Lake. Since its opening in 2018, the resort has clinched several accolades including the title of “Landmark with the Most Hanging Gardens in Vietnam” thanks to its iconic “vertical garden” architecture covered by more than 7,000 trees and plants. The Phu Yen commune in the Vinh Phuc province, where the resort is situated is approximately an hour’s drive from Hanoi and 30 minutes from Noi Bai International Airport.
Guests of the Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort can expect to stay in intimate yet stylish sky villas with abundant natural light. The expansive resort offers a collection of 179 premium Forest in the Sky villas with one to three bedrooms, boasting plush furnishing, state-of-the-art facilities, contemporary design and spacious terraces.
Home to over 10 restaurants, bars and wine cellars, guests can embark on a culinary journey at the resort with an array of distinctive gastronomic experiences from mouth-watering local specialties to best-loved delicacies from around the world that will delight even the most discerning taste buds.
A Sanctuary for MICE Visitors and Holidaymakers Alike
In addition to the stunning architecture by Flamingo’s talented architects, the resort also fuses elegantly modern indoor and outdoor spaces to cater to special events, as well as the emerging MICE market in Vietnam. Meeting planners and event organisers can take advantage of the resort’s comprehensive facilities with 10 venues that can accommodate private meetings of 20 to large scale events of up to 2,000 people.
The Symphony Hall – the largest indoor venue accommodating up to 600 guests – offers a luxurious setting ideal for gala dinners and sophisticated events, with a large stage, flexible partitions and advanced audio visual systems. Meeting planners can explore the resort’s expansive outdoor venues and plan an exciting itinerary of teambuilding activities at the Flamingo Beach Club. Located on the shores of Dai Lai Lake, the beach club offers a pristine white-sand beach and an expansive lakeside grassland which can accommodate up to 1,900 guests.
Apart from being an ideal venue for corporate groups looking to host team-bonding activities, guests can also indulge in exhilarating watersports – from kayaking, water pedalling, sailing to canoeing and even exploring on banana boats.
Its romantic natural environs where mountains meet waters makes Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort a picture-perfect destination for weddings and celebrations. Couples will be spoilt for choice with 25 scenic wedding venues to pledge their vows, from a rustic ceremony in the lush pine forest, to a casual beach party with a breath-taking backdrop of the sea, or opt for intimate romantic affair with family and friends in the villa gardens.
A Destination for Relaxation
After a day of sightseeing, guests can retreat to the largest beauty spa in North Vietnam, the SEVA Spa & Beauty Destination. SEVA Spa is a world of respite where guests can indulge in spa and body therapies featuring all-natural ingredients and essential oils to ease fatigue and refresh the mind, body and spirit. Afterwhich, they can explore the spa’s many exclusive facilities such as the Gemstone sauna, the Oxy Hinoki room, Snow room and Infrared Cave – that harnesses the benefits of natural elements to promote a sense of wellness.
For a thoroughly pampering experience, SEVA Beauty offers a range of premium beauty and aesthetic treatments including hairstyling, manicures and skin treatments using high quality French skincare products. The beauty centre also offers anti-aging and slimming treatments utilising cutting-edge technologies like LPG endermologie and Neogen Nitro-Plasma which aids in cell stimulation and skin rejuvenation, as well as the SEVA Boutique which offers a selection of skin care products for guests to continue their beauty ritual at home.
Wyndham Grand Flamingo Dai Lai Resort offers extensive options for a day of great fun for families with children and young adults. At Flamingo Play World, guests will be able to immerse themselves in a never-ending stream of entertainment options of arcade games, including battle games, basketball, racing and claw machines. The resort’s impressive Virtual Reality Game Park – the largest in North Vietnam – offers gaming enthusiasts go-kart and racing car simulators, shooting halls, eagle flight machines, along with different zones assigned for sports, music, role-playing games and more.
Catering to different interests and preferences, the resort also offers many other choices for travellers, including four private karaoke rooms, an outdoor wonder park, a kids’ club, a fitness centre as well as a sports club where adults and children alike can enjoy a plethora of outdoor activities like cycling, football and basketball.
Art lovers can turn to the Art in the Forest exhibition and the Flamingo Contemporary Art Museum, which showcases a collection of nearly 120 sculptures, paintings and artworks by emerging domestic and foreign artists. While the resort’s extensive facilities makes it an excellent one-stop destination for leisure, guests looking to head out can also board the round-trip shuttle bus into Hanoi to see the local landmarks.
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