At Wallpaper* Travel, the exquisitely crafted Website for Online Resource for International Design Interiors and Lifestyle, we saw their “Trading Host” Hotel blurb subtitled “Hotels: July’05.” We’d like to share its verbal snapshot of this resort on the Maylay Peninsula…
“The Malaysian island of Langkawi is rich in culture, with a history in trade dating back to Persia and India. And new resort, the Four Seasons Langkawi on Tanjung Rhu beach, echoes this heritage.
“Moorish and South Asian influences are evident in the interior, with iron lanterns, sturdy geometrical shapes and dark-hued textiles and carvings – the dramatic, blue concierge desk, right, is particularly impressive. But for us, the high design is at its best in the bathrooms, where Spanish tiling, lovely slabs of marble and fine charcoal-grey stone are put to use in just about every imaginable way of bathing: plunge pools, outdoor rain showers and indoor Turkish baths. The clove-scented local curries are the star dishes at the restaurant and we love the crystal stone massage available at the spa.
“For more information, please contact: Jalan Tanjung Rhu, Langkawi, Tel: 60.4 950 8888. Room rate: from $410. Info: www.fourseasons.com.“