The Datai, Langkawi won the Best Luxury Hideaway Resort in Asia at the World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Cape Town, South Africa recently.
"This award is highly coveted in our field, and we are proud that The Datai Langkawi has added another "feather in its cap" to once again earn the recognition of being among the world's best," said DRH managing director Tunku Datuk Ahmad Burhanuddin. DRH is the company which owns and manages The Datai, Langkawi.
Situated in the northwest tip of Langkawi, the resort's 54 rooms, 40 villas, 16 suites and 14 beach villas offer breathtaking views of the surrounding 10 million years old rainforest that teems with wildlife,.
The World Luxury Hotel Awards was established in 2006 to recognise the worldwide luxury hotel industry and legendary hotels with respect to overall service excellence.
Over 1,000 hotels from 145 countries were nominated to participate in the world's most prestigious awards initiative for luxury hotels for 2014. Winners are purely judged on service delivery and effective management voted for by international tour operators, travel agents and hotel guests.