Thua Thien Hue Province, April 2013 – Banyan Tree Group will celebrate the Grand Opening of Laguna Lăng Cô on 27 April 2013 with a much anticipated weekend event organised by the management of Laguna Lăng Cô, joined by high profile government officials, celebrities, honourable guests, international and local media representatives. Opening of LAGUNA Lăng Cô The 280-hectare community, which marks the first project in Vietnam for Banyan Tree Group, resides near Lang Co Bay, is framed by a three kilometre beach overlooking the East Sea- an area renowned for its pristine coastline, natural scenery and proximity to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The development echoes the ethos of Laguna Phuket, Banyan Tree’s flagship integrated resort community in southern Thailand, and is nestled in a unique crescent bay offering privacy and unparalleled exclusivity, which includes Banyan Tree and Angsana branded hotels and spas, an 18-hole championship golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo, private villas and residences available for sale, convention facilities and a plethora of recreational activities. With this major investment and development by Banyan Tree Group, Laguna Lăng Cô is poised to become the leading world-class holiday and premium second home destination in Southeast Asia.
Laguna Lăng Cô is the first and largest world-class integrated resort in Vietnam, and a premium second home destination development in Central Vietnam. Phase 1 of the project represents a US $200 million investment funded through the Banyan Tree Indochina Hospitality Fund, the first real estate investment fund established by the Group in 2008. The establishment of Laguna Lăng Cô is a breakthrough for Chan May Bay’s regional and international reputation and is set to contribute significantly to the overall development of this key central economic zone.
Lang Co, formerly best known as a tranquil hinterland, is now primed to attract a large portion of domestic and foreign travellers through the strong reputation of the Banyan Tree Group. “The Grand Opening of Laguna Lăng Cô is an important milestone for Banyan Tree, as it is one of our Group’s largest developments and inaugural establishment in Vietnam.” stated Mr. Ho KwonPing, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings, Ltd. “With natural beauty and rich historical attractions, Central Vietnam is a perfect destination to replicate the success of our flagship integrated resort in Phuket. We are pleased to be the first to unveil this unique destination as a world-class integrated resort featuring premium private properties for ownership for both domestic and international luxury tourism.”
THE CELEBRATION The Grand Opening of Laguna Lăng Cô will be officiated over an eventful weekend from 26 to 28 April 2013, where invitees will have the opportunity to experience the renowned hospitality in Laguna Lăng Cô and enjoy the all-new Laguna Lifestyle in Central Vietnam, featuring a range of recreational activities and entertainment. The highlight of the event will be the Grand Opening Ceremony on 27 April 2013 which will be held at Angsana Lăng Cô. This event is considered a grand finale to a series of successful events which has been organised recently, including the Official Opening Event of Laguna Lăng Cô Golf Club held on 17 March 2013 and the inaugural Laguna Lăng Cô Triathlon, on 14 April 2013.
A WORLD-CLASS INTEGRATED RESORT Hotels Banyan Tree Lăng Cô
Offers a luxurious retreat, inspired by the artistic heritage of Vietnamese dynasties past, the resort features 32 one-bedroom lagoon pool villas (131 sqm) and 17 one-bedroom beach pool villas (124 sqm) set on the shores of Canh Duong beach. Banyan Tree’s sister hotel, Angsana Lăng Cô, is a contemporary getaway featuring 229 stylish suites (from 52 sqm to 179 sqm), 100 of which come equipped with their own private pools. All suites in every room category feature picturesque mountain, lagoon, or sea views, and incorporate local-inspired décor. Two spas highlight Banyan Tree and Angsana’s award-winning treatments and services, while a Water Sports Centre provides opportunities to explore the vibrant waters of the EastSea. Both resorts are easily accessible within a 60-minute car ride from Da Nang International airport which is fed by Tan Son Nhat International Airport (Ho Chi Minh City).
The resort residences present an array of ownership opportunities with luxurious villas and condominium units offering spectacular ocean views. Taking inspiration from Vietnamese traditions and culture, each elegant one-, two- or three-bedroom villa (from 158 sqm – 236 sqm) of Banyan Tree Residences Lăng Cô features a private plunge pool and world-class facilities. Angsana Residences Lăng Cô showcases the rich history of Vietnam with a modern twist. The first three-storey beachfront condominium development of its kind in Vietnam, each one- or two-bedroom Angsana Residences home (from 88 sqm to 254 sqm) features a contemporary aesthetic complemented by a modern plunge pool and breathtaking sea views. Owners of Banyan Tree and Angsana Residences Lăng Cô will also enjoy exclusive privileges on global exchange programmes, golf memberships and other services offered within Laguna Lăng Cô.
The Laguna Lăng Cô Golf Club, an 18-hole, par-71 championship course designed by Sir Nick Faldo, delivers a golfing experience that can be enjoyed by skilled and novice players alike. Laguna Lăng Cô Golf Club is vastly unique in the region and the distinction of the course lies in its variation. Starting in a rice-paddy environment, the course has been cleverly routed alongside woodlands at the base of a stunning mountain range, through sand and waste areas, to the ocean side and back to the clubhouse, with magnificent views of the whole exotic, bucolic landscape.