Hilton, one of the leading hospitality brand in the world has signed a 15-year management agreement with Inspirasi Langkawi Sdn Bhd to build the 250-room The Nautilus Resort, a resort by the Curio Collection by Hilton.
Curio Collection by Hilton is an uppers-upscale global portfolio of nearly 80 one-of-a-kind hotels and resort.
The Nautilus Resort will be the first property under the Curio Collection by Hilton in Malaysia and the first Hilton property in Langkawi is set to be launched in 2023. Hilton currently has 11 properties under 3 brands in Malaysia in cities like Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Melaka and Penang.
“We are always on the look-out for the right opportunity to expand our footprint across the region with the right partners. The island of Langkawi needs no introduction as it consistently ranks among the most popular resort destinations in South East Asia and we are delighted to have the opportunity to work with Inspirasi Langkawi to bring to life a brand new, unique Curio Collection property in the heart of Cenang Beach,” said Guy Phillips, senior vice president, development, Asia and Australiasia, Hilton.
“With Langkawi boasting South East Asia’s first UNESCO Geopark and its reputation as the ultimate island escape, we are confident The Nautilus Resort will be a great addition to this popular leisure destination as well as to our collection of unique hotels and resorts,” said Jenna Hackett, Global Head of Curio Collection by Hilton.
The 250-room resort will boast uninterrupted, postcard views of the Straits of Malacca, with direct access to the sea, complete with clear waters and a white sandy beach. It is also conveniently located in the famed beach town, Cenang Beach, just nine kilometers from Langkawi International Airport and five kilometers from the island’s Star Cruises Jetty.
The resort will also feature three dining options, which includes an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant and a rooftop bar. Young guests can spend their time in the kids club, while other travelers can find themselves relaxing in the pool or working out in the fitness center.
The Nautilus Resort will be part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 18 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, an exclusive member discount, free standard WiFi and access to the Hilton Honors mobile app.