PD blooms with upscale Lexis resort
Lexis Hibiscus is now the pride of Port Dickson, writes Mohd Ikhwan Jamaludin
The RM400 million Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson, which is the largest hotel in Port Dickson, has two mentions in the Guinness World Records: “The most swimming pools in a resort” and “The most overwater villas in single resort”.
It owns a total of 643 pool villas, 117 tower Joining hands at the official launching event, (from right) KL Metro Group chairman Datuk Mat Hassan Esa, executive director Datuk Yap Chuan Thai, Mohamad and managing director Datuk Low Tak Fatt while the others look on. rooms and 522 seawater villas.
From the first day it opened its doors in April 2015, the iconic five-star resort has to date attracted 3.6 million visitors from 126 countries.
Group president Mandy Chew Siok Cheng told that the hotel group is proud to be part of the Port Dickson tourism scene.
She added the encouraging occupancy and guest portfolio are fuelled by demand from tours, corporate and MICE.
The five-star Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson is part of the Lexis Hotel Group which also manages Lexis, Grand Lexis and Lexis Hibiscus, all in Port Dickson. Another upscale property, Lexis Suites Penang, opened for business in the first quarter of 2016.
Apart from the Guinness World Records, Lexis Hibiscus has bagged the World Luxury Hotel Awards for Luxury Water Villa Resort (in the Southeast Asia category), TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award and the BrandLaureate SMEs Signature Awards for the Best Brand in Hospitality for Hotels and Resorts.
The Lexis Hibiscus is also home to a 121m water fountain, forming a prominent part of the resort’s landscape. It is the tallest water fountain in Malaysia.
Located about an hour’s drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and nestled along Pasir Panjang beach, Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson sprawls into the Straits of Malacca.
The brilliant firework display off Pasir Panjang beach .