The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts will stretch its footprint in Asia, adding a sixth resort on Palawan Island in the Philippines. The 96-key El Nido Beach & Spa Resort is under development on the white sand beaches of Palawan island and is earmarked for completion and opening in 2022.
The pool-villa luxury resort will offer a 10-hectare beachfront estate with panoramic tropical ocean views, an adventure park, dive centre, waterfalls and adventure walks, Pavilion’s signature spa and wellness facilities, and unique dining experiences.
El Nido Beach & Spa Resort will be the first international luxury resort brand in El Nido, said Gordon Oldham, Founder & Owner of The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts.
The adventure elements of this unique property are the ultimate match for Pavilions Hotels & Resorts, with the hotel groups’ signature ‘Curated Journeys’ – bespoke travel itineraries with the ethos of it’s not just about where the guests’ want to go, but how they want to feel. Exclusive to The Pavilions El Nido, Palawan Island is the ‘Adventure Park’, featuring Alpine slides, nature park stairs and rock gardens, fountain ponds, a butterfly garden and cable car.
The resort will feature a spread of one- and two-bedroom luxury villas, as well as 20 Maldivian styled overwater villas – each with their own private plunge pool and direct access to the ocean. The development is set to be built with minimal environmental impact and sustainability in mind, with the opening planned for Q1 2022.
The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts collection includes properties in Bali, Phuket, Mongolia and the Himalayas, and in Europe, the group has two sites in Rome, one in both Madrid and Amsterdam, and future projects flagged for Rome (a third site in the city) and Lisbon, the two later hotels will debut in 2022.
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