It fits into the landscape, like a hand that fits a glove
This architectural symphony composed with care and love
It defies the cynical critics, who never would believe
That this construction could ever be so thoughtfully achieved
To move building parts, an elephant was gainfully employed
So the natural forest would not be overly destroyed
Everything arrived by boat through the beautiful bay
Local workers then assembled this fine hideaway
Micro-piling foundations disturbed much fewer trees
While securing this construction so sure to please
New trees were resurrected for each one cut down
Another jewel in The Datai environmental crown
It took three years to develop this feast for the senses
Which displays such a selection of charming influences?
With Mayan Walls, Malay roofs and Japanese screens
Creating fine vistas enhanced by geometrical scenes
The marble and stone within Langkawi was sought
And the sturdy timbers from all over Malaysia were brought
The upper reaches are enhanced by belem-wood shingles
As luxury and nature so impressively intermingle…..
All the decorations only soft and subtle colours reveal
Providing a gentle environment to relax and feel
At one with the surroundings while enclosed within care
Admiring the magical setting that with nature we share
In 1993, after every construction puzzle was solved
The Datai proudly opened and has since evolved
Into a renowned, friendly harbour for travellers to find
Built into love and imaginations – it’s one of a kind.
The Datai is one of Asia’s most sumptuous and secluded retreats. It is a truly divine hideaway set amidst pristine primary rainforest on a stunning curve of white sandy beach on the island of Langkawi, Malaysia. For those looking to indulge, unwind and relax the Datai is a real treat, but it is also somewhere which offers something a bit different from the norm thanks to its unique, pristine and natural setting.
Turquoise clients can enjoy 7 nights at the Datai in a Deluxe Room including breakfast, private return airport transfers and return flights and taxes with Malaysia Airlines. Two free nights are included in this offer along with a free upgrade to a Superior Villa. In addition to all of the above honeymooners receive fruit, flowers and a half bottle of champagne on arrival.
Prices start from just £1,775 per person. Valid for travel to 19 Dec.
Save £800 per couple