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The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa was awarded Malaysia's Leading Spa Resort which marks its second award from World Travel Awards, the first being in 2011 in the same category. While The Westin Kuala Lumpur was announced Malaysia's Leading Business Hotel of 2013, the hotels’ first recognition from World Travel Awards. Both Westin hotels were honoured to be amongst a list of impressive competitors for the 2013 awards.

(TRAVPR.COM) MALAYSIA - November 26th, 2013 - Live your best in the newly rejuvenated rooms and ultra luxury private pool villas. 

Langkawi, Malaysia – November 2013; The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa embarked on a reformation process 15 months ago and is proud to announce the completion of the refreshed look of all its guest rooms and 20 ultra luxury private pool villas. In addition to the fresh new look, the renovation process also allowed this Langkawi beach resort to introduce new room categories, offering its guests more choices for luxury accommodation.

The refreshed lead-in category room, also known as Superior Room, exudes a modern charm amidst a tropical setting. Located on the ground floor of the resort, the Superior Patio Room offers wellness in a stylish retreat, featuring a walk-out private patio providing guests with ultimate privacy.

Get close to nature with the Premium Garden View Rooms orawaken your senses with glistening views of the Andaman Sea at the transformed Premium Ocean View Rooms and Premium Partial Ocean View Rooms. Reflecting a modern contemporary resort feel, these rooms’ refreshing décor invites you to relax and rejuvenate via the extension of your very own private patio or balcony.

Alternatively, indulge in the lavish One-Bedroom Ocean Front Suite which features a room layout that promotes relaxes and rejuvenation, whilst you take in the spectacular view and enjoy the sea breeze from your private balcony. Ideal for families or a group of friends, live it up in the magnificent Two-Bedroom Ocean Front Suite.With a capacity to accommodate larger parties, this suite ensures that you have all you need throughout your Westin Journey here.

Renew yourself in any one of the 16 units of private One-Bedroom Partial Ocean View Villa or One-Bedroom Beach Front Villa - nestled amongst the tropical woodlands with sweeping views of the Andaman Sea. Designed with a private pool and a host of restorative amenities, these luxury villas in Langkawi guaranteed to recharge all of your senses. Soothing design characterizes the graceful layout. A peaceful contemporary décor embraces both a host of conveniences and a world of comforts, a specially designated area with massage bed for private spa treatments, a chic martini bar, a modern well-equipped kitchenette and separate butler room all promise a stylish and revitalizing stay.

The expansive layout of the 3 units of Two-Bedrooms Ocean View Villa and Two-Bedrooms Ocean Front Villa may be tailored to suit your needs with exceptional comfort and ease. The airy study may be converted into a third bedroom to welcome additional guests or family members. The second bedroom creates an inviting retreat for two guests with two twin beds, while the master bedroom captures the essence of luxurious serenity. Gather at your very own private infinity pool for a refreshing dip while basking in the glow of Langkawi’s legendary sunsets. The bale benggong – complete with lounge chairs and a gracious space to host a meal – is the ideal spot for socializing.

For a truly exclusive experience of total serenity and pampering, indulge in the resort’s only Five-Bedrooms Premium Villa. Set on the peaceful shores of the stunning Andaman sea, this one-of-a-kind residence enchants every visitor who experiences its unique charms, which are equally suited to tranquil family vacations or memorable special events. The ground floor sets the perfect stage for socializing, entertaining, or just quiet relaxation, with two elegantly decorated living rooms boasting a grand piano topped with soothing views of the Andaman sea. Refreshments are always on hand in the kitchenette, decked out with full-size refrigerator and microwave, while the roomy dining area comfortably seats ten people. Even more delightful is dining outside on the traditional bale benggong pavilion, under the stars, ambient lighting, and reviving ocean breezes. Relaxation continues outdoors with your private infinity pool.

Each villa also benefits from a staff of private villa hosts – on call 24 hours a day- to assist with anything that may enhance your stay.

Under the design direction of ZDR Consultant Sdn Bhd, the refreshed rooms and villas were updated with the environment in mind. Featuring the modern contemporary Westin look and feel, these accommodation options are enhanced by green technology LED lighting system providing energy savings that reduce the property’s carbon footprint. Available as non smoking, all renovated rooms now offer a tranquil getaway with guests’ wellbeing in mind.

Keeping up with the market trend of catering to tech savvy travellers, the resort has also incorporated various technologies into these rooms and villas, offering guests to compute in comfort. Guests can now stay productive and connected, with wireless High Speed Internet Access and the ultramodern Hospitality port, compatible with most current gadgets. In addition, guests can also enjoy easy entertainment on a 42-inch Super Plasma Smart TV, which offers interactive services, including internet connectivity as well as e-guest services.

These freshly rejuvenated rooms and ultra luxury villas create a sense of calm and sophistication with an array of wellness amenities by Westin. An elegant glass wall separates the sleek bathroom from the bedroom. The spacious bathroom boards a rejuvenating Heavenly Rain Shower and the Signature White Tea by Westin™ bath amenities, thick towels, and a plush bathrobe, adding bliss to your bathing routine. They also feature a king-size and/or two double, award winning signature Westin Heavenly Beds® equipped with sumptuous pillow-top mattress, billowy down blankets, and soft pillows – a combination so divine, you’ll never want to get out of bed. The Westin experience after all, is centered around renewal.

The resort also took advantage of the renovation exercise to uplift its iconic and signature event venue - Float. The structure was enhanced and reinforced for added safety and necessary maintenance work took place, bringing back the unique dining venue on a private jetty. Float is perfect for romantic dinners where diners can expect to be caressed by the gentle breeze and surrounded by the emerald Andaman Sea whilst savouring delightful cuisines prepared by the resort’s award –winning culinary team. Accompanied by the rhythmic waves, indulge in exclusive menus specially choreographed by our talented chefs.

These improvements ensure that The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa stays ahead of the curve and continue to offer the most up-to-date product with design that reflects the resort’s commitment to environmentally-friendly practices, which is ever vital to today’s travellers and in line with the Westin brand’s current positioning – For a Better You.

Nestled amongst 104 acres of lush tropical gardens, The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa features 202 spacious rooms and suites, providing you with the most renewing stay. For those who would like to enjoy an indulgent getaway with a loved one, the Resort has 20 ultra luxury Ocean View Pool Villas which are equipped with your very own personal pool.

Your renewal experience starts in the morning with the signature SuperFoodsRx™ breakfast. You will be ensured of a revitalizing and extravagant breakfast experience in Seasonal Tastes, the all-day dining restaurant where all nutritious dishes are paired with generous flows of sparkling wines. At night, guests can also soak up the serene atmosphere from Breeze, a great place to unwind with signature martinis and live entertainment music performed by the resident band.

Take a refreshing dip or top up some tan at any of the four unique pools, which consist of the main Infinity pool, the Ocean Rock pool and a kid’s pool. The fourth pool - the spa pool – which sits next to the spa sanctuary allows you to enjoy some precious moment of serenity. Or, maintain your workout regimen even when you are on vacation in the Westin WORKOUT®, which provides state-of-the-art facilities.

This Resort houses the first Heavenly Spa by Westin in South East Asia, and the only one in Malaysia - a perfect sanctuary for pampering and rejuvenation. The Heavenly Spa by Westin was recently awarded as Country Winner Best Luxury Beauty Spa and Finalist for Best Luxury Destination Spa by the 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards. 

For those of you who are adventurous, challenge yourselves with exciting non-motorized water sports such as kayak, canoe or catamaran. Or, spend a sublime evening with enjoying a romantic sunset dinner or cocktail cruise which promises you a memorable experience.

Adorned with an exclusive beach front location up to 500 metres, the resort is strategically located, just 20 minutes from the Langkawi International Airport by car and within 1 km of the Jetty Point. The main shopping area of Langkawi, Kuah Town, which is only 3 km away from the Resort, acts as a further attraction to Resort guests.

With facilities and services in abundance it is no wonder that The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa has been recognized by numerous awards and accolades including Country Winner for Luxury Beach Resort in 2010 and Best Luxury Island Resort in 2011 and 2013 by World Luxury Hotel Awards. With its unique and traditional infrastructure, the resort was also Winner of Hotel Development Category by International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Malaysia in 2010 and FIABCI Prix d’Excellence in 2011.

Celebrate change with The Westin Langkawi Resort & Spa with its Renewal Package. Choose your accommodation of choice and enjoy daily buffet breakfast for 2 at Seasonal Tastes, 20% off select treatments at Heavenly Spa by Westin and 20% off on food and beverages (except in-room dining and banquets) through your stay. Offer is valid till 31 May 2013.  

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About Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,162 properties in nearly 100 countries and 171,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, Aloft®, and ElementSM. The Company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates. Starwood also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a premier provider of world-class vacation experiences through villa-style resorts and privileged access to Starwood brands. 

About Westin Hotels & Resorts

Westin Hotels & Resorts makes the healthiest choices irresistibly appealing, so guests leave feeling better than when they arrived.  With more than 180 hotels and resorts in over 36 countries and territories, Westin is owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Starwood Hotels is one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,112 properties in 100 countries and territories with 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. Starwood Hotels is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels, resorts and residences with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, W®, Westin®, Le Méridien®, Sheraton®, Four Points® by Sheraton, and the recently launched Aloft®, and Element SM.  The company boasts one of the industry’s leading loyalty programs, Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG), allowing members to earn and redeem points for room stays, room upgrades and flights, with no blackout dates.  Starwood Hotels also owns Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. 

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