Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, a member of Jardine Matheson Group, has recently announced in Hong Kong that it will manage a new luxury resort scheduled to open in 2024 with branded residences in Danang city, Vietnam.
Alain Cany, chairman of Jardine Matheson Vietnam and Dinh Ba Thanh, chairman of The Nam Khang Corporation at the signing ceremony of Mandarin Oriental Danang
Mandarin Oriental Danang sits on a spectacular 30km stretch of beach which links Danang in the north with Hoi An in the south. It is well located for guests to explore the attractions of the surrounding area, notably Hoi An, My Son, and the royal city of Hue, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites.
The project will offer varied resort experiences with dedicated leisure experts on hand to customise alternatives ranging from romantic breaks and wellness retreats to local cultural exploration and family-focused activities.
The contemporary design will incorporate many natural Vietnamese elements and local cultural references. Accommodation will comprise of 69 villas and 18 Residences at Mandarin Oriental, each set in their own landscaped gardens with private pools.
A Mandarin Oriental Spa will offer the group’s signature wellness therapies and treatments with a focus on local nature-inspired programmes.
The resort also features a large, beachfront outdoor pool, a water sports pavilion and a Children’s Club. Two championship golf courses, designed by Colin Montgomerie and Greg Norman, are close by.
According to James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental, Danang is a leading leisure destination in Asia and the project will complement its hotel in Saigon, which will open in 2022.
The project is owned by Dinh Ba Thanh, a Vietnamese businessman, entrepreneur, and the founding chairman of DatVietVAC and The Nam Khang Corporation.