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October 7, 2019

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Warm Welcome Magazine

 

Perfectly located not far from Phu Quoc Airport and a 10-minute drive from main town, Salinda Resort sits on The Pearl Island of Asia, Phu Quoc Island, the largest island in Vietnam. Coated in a green silken shawl with over 100 types of trees and flowers, Salinda Resort values the importance of sustainability with their Purple by Salinda Sustainability Programme.

 

 

Accommodation - Modern Design - Local Touch

Offering 121 spacious rooms, suites, and villas with over 300 members of staff, guests will receive an unapparelled level of service, truly personalised with a ratio of 2.5 staff to each guest. Vietnamese culture is emanated through the wall features of mosaic and artwork, which can be found in all category rooms and dining areas. The design throughout the resort is elegant and in harmony with Vietnamese traditions enabling the property to blend into its surroundings, bringing the outside in. The island’s natural environment can be admired from the resort as it encompasses mango trees and lush gardens, revealing the simplistic beauty of Phu Quoc.

 

Appreciating a truly tropical retreat, guests can enjoy an exotic cocktail by the infinity pool overlooking the ocean before taking in the breath-taking sunsets which set over the beach with their bright purple sky glistening onto the ocean.

 

 

Dining - Authentic Experiences With Native Chefs

 

Each morning guests can add some fizz to their routine at Salinda Resort’s Sparkling Breakfast, whilst enjoying the soothing sounds of live piano. In the evenings, guests will be able to feast on a wide range of cuisine that goes beyond the traditional Vietnamese dishes. Authentic Vietnamese, Traditional Indian and Contemporary Italian restaurant, all of which are led by native chefs, are on offer to satisfy all cravings. The restaurants provide powerful flavours from all over the world with impeccable service and top quality seafood, meats and produce. To wind up an evening, the High Note Bar Lounge plays live music which can be accompanied with a drink from the vast selection of music-inspired cocktails.

 

 

Purple by Salinda Sustainability Programme

 

Salinda Resort prides itself for being a sustainability-focused boutique hotel, and has introduced the Purple by Salinda Sustainability programme which aims to help the local community, promote diversity and cherish local culture on the island of Phu Quoc. Salinda Resorts is home to over 100 types of trees and flowers, all of which were planted by the family since their arrival to Phu Quoc Island. Additional initiatives include a no plastic straw initiative, aiming to use recyclable materials, and plant-a-seed pens to encourage guests to ‘do good’ whilst on holiday. Salinda Resort strives to be sustainability boutique by delivering soulful luxury experiences honouring the local surroundings which epitomize Vietnamese hospitality and creating unforgettable memories.

 

 

Design & Stories on the Wall

 

Take in Salinda Resorts incredible artwork and design, which celebrates the harmony between human and nature. Artwork from the Art House Gallery established in 2014 and featuring both emerging and well-respected Vietnamese artists can be found displayed on the walls, depicting the most breath-taking sceneries of Vietnam and daily life. This collaboration with Madam Huyen is part of the ‘purple by Salinda’ Sustainability programme which looks to support local artists by giving their beautiful paintings a home.

 

Take note of the stunning wallpaper which each portray individual stories on the wall, designed by de Gournay, the most luxurious wallpaper in the World. Schools of fish have been delicately painted on Silk and Sterling Silver paper, reflecting local marine life on marble tiles with mirror mosaics. While liquid movement of fishes complements sleek monochromatic lines of furnishings, it simultaneously softens the hits of peacock blue splashes within the contemporary Indian restaurant.

 

 

Guru Spa - Thai Traditional

 

Guests can relax and unwind in the comforts of the Salinda Spa, which prides itself for using natural ingredients from Phu Quoc, paying tribute to natures offerings. The professional Thai therapists bring traditional treatments and ancient wellness secrets to Salinda Resort allowing guests to balance their elemental nature of fire, air, water and earth. Signature spa treatments include the anti-ageing Biodroga Golden Caviar Facial, Green Tea Radiance Scrub and the balancing Chakra Ceremony. Guests will be greeted with a welcome drink and spa consultation from the Guru Spa Thailand, before being offered a Thai sarong to fashion throughout the spa journey as they enjoy a personalised pampering experience.