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Đà Nẵng mountain resort wins Best Resort in Asia award

Update: October, 27/2016 - 09:00
Handwoven boats: Traditional bamboo coracles on Sơn Trà peninsula. -- VNS Photo Công Thàhh
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Đà Nẵng — American tourism magazine Conde Nast Traveler has announced the winner of its 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards, and the InterContinental Đà Nẵng Sun Peninsula Resort was named the best resort in the Asia.

The award was decided through votes from travel experts, tourists and readers all over the world.

It’s the second time that the Đà Nẵng-based resort has won a prize from the magazine. In 2012, it was named one of the 154 best new hotels in the world.

Earlier last week, the InterContinental Đà Nẵng Sun Peninsula Resort – situated 600m above sea level in the central city – was awarded three titles: Asia’s Leading Luxury Resort, Việt Nam’s leading resort and Việt Nam’s leading spa resort at the World Travel Awards ceremony in Đà Nẵng.

Opened in 2012, the 200-room beach resort was awarded the World’s Leading Luxury Resort title for the second consecutive year. It was voted Best Luxury Resort Spa 2015 and World’s Best New Hotel Spa 2015 and was named one of the world’s most luxurious chain hotels by CNN.

The resort’s La Maison 1888 also was recognised as one of the world’s 10 best new restaurants by CNN, and one of the 101 best restaurants in Asia by the Daily Meal, a US food website.

In 2015, its architect, Bill Bensley, won the ‘Best Achievement in Design’ award organised by Virtuoso Hotels & Resort and Virtuoso Life magazine.

The resort hosted a three-day vacation of billionaire financier George Soros in 2012. — VNS

Seen from the air: A bird’s eye view of Sơn Trà Peninsula in Đà Nẵng city. -- Photo Chopper tours company
Tropical paradise: The InterContinental Đà Nẵng Sun Peninsula Resort and Sơn Trà Mountain. Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards 2016 named it the best resort in Asia. -- Photo InterContinental Đà Nẵng Sun Peninsula Resort

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