Kuala Lumpur, July 19, 2011: The award winning Pangkor Laut Resort, located on its own private island on the west coast of Malaysia, reinforced its reputation as one of the world's most prestigious and luxurious holiday destinations by recently being recognised in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards 2011 Readers' Survey. Pangkor Laut Resort ranked in the Top 15 Resorts in Asia as well as placing in the Top 10 Hotel Spas in Asia.The stunning resort was also recently acknowledged by CNNGo.com as the Best Spa Resort in their 10 Resorts for Every Type of Traveller international awards. When referring to Pangkor Laut Resort, CNNGo.com stated “Destination spas don’t come better than the Spa Village at Pangkor Laut and with a spa this lavish, it’s little wonder that celebs turn to Pangkor Laut for their downtime.”



The unique Pangkor Laut Resort offers a 300 acre backdrop of a verdant two million year old rainforest. Only a fraction of the private island has been developed to house the resort's 140 luxuriously appointed villas and eight Estates, delivering a deep sense of serenity reserved exclusively for guests. A vast variety of inspiring flora and fauna inhabits the island which can be discovered with the resident naturalist who navigates guests through the wilderness to uncover the secrets of Pangkor Laut.In a four acre haven of serenity lies the world renowned Spa Village, offering a vast array of ancient healing treatments and wellness programmes administered by expert international therapists. Facilities include eight double treatment rooms, an outdoor whirlpool, a yoga pavilion, rotenburo baths, private nap gazebos and a steam room. With pristine beaches to stroll along and delightful cuisines to indulge in at world class restaurants, Pangkor Laut Resort is a perfectsetting to escape and experience life on an idyllic private island in the Andaman Sea.


About YTL Hotels

YTL Hotels is the hospitality arm of YTL Corporation Berhad. The Company owns and manages a prestigious award winning collection of individually unique resorts, hotels and spas including Pangkor Laut Resort, voted the world’s best resort in 2003. With their recent expansion, YTL Hotels has added hotels in Saint-Tropez, Niseko Village, and will add properties in Shanghai in 2011 and Borneo in 2012, in addition to the portfolio in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the UK. YTL Hotels brings a natural essence of culture, character and tradition to each destination embracing different luxurious experiences.

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