Minor Hotels' Anantara Hotels and Resorts has added the Anantara Quy Nhon Villas to its development pipeline in Vietnam.
The new resort will be the brand's third in the country. The 26-villa Anantara Quy Nhon, which is scheduled to open in late November 2018, will be developed in a secluded bay in south central Vietnam. Architectural firms HB Design and Marques and Jordy will partner to design the property.
Anantara Quy Nhon Villas will be in the Binh Dinh province near local cultural attractions, including the relics of the Champa civilization and Buddhist pagodas, Quy Nhon Airport and downtown Quy Nhon.
The resort will join Anantara's Hoi An Resort and Miu Ne Resort in Vietnam. Miu Ne Resort was the first Anantara hotel to open in Vietnam in November 2011, according to a report from International Meetings Review. The Hoi An Resort later opened in July 2013 with 93 guestrooms and suites. The property in this UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An near Da Nang Train Station and Da Nang International Airport. The Anantara in Quy Nhon will also join Minor Hotels’ Avani 63-room hotel and spa in the same city.
Anantara has another 28 hotels operating across Asia Pacific in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and Thailand. Most of the brand’s properties operate in Thailand with a total of 15 properties in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Hua Hin, Koh Samui & Koh Phangan and Phuket. The brand's pipeline in Asia-Pacific currently has four hotel projects under development in the Minhang district of Shanghai and Lijiang, China, the town of Ubud in Bali, Indonesia and the coast of Desaru in Malaysia. These new properties are scheduled to open by late 2019.