Alma, a 30-hectare resort overlooking Long Beach on Cam Ranh peninsula, has been lauded as the leading luxury beachfront resort in Vietnam by this year’s Luxury Lifestyle Awards
Based in New York City, the global Luxury Lifestyle Awards are in their 15th year and assess more than 5,000 goods and services in 400 categories from 120 regions. According to the awards’ organising committee: “The objective of these awards is to recognise excellence across the whole range of industry sectors and maintain the highest standards in the industry worldwide”.
After undergoing a selection process by the award’s organizing committee based on selection criteria including reputation, credibility, brand awareness, luxury experience offered, excellence, personalization, uniqueness and craftsmanship, Alma has been deemed the winner of the ‘Best Luxury Beach Resort in Vietnam’ category. The organising committee applauded Alma for its “impeccable reputation and professional performance”.
Alma’s managing director Herbert Laubichler-Pichler said he and his team were thrilled that the independently owned and operated resort has been recognised on the world stage for its prime beachfront location and awe-inspiring array of attractions and services including 14 dining outlets and a cascade of 12 swimming pools.
“You couldn’t find a more desirable place to be on the water in Vietnam,” he said. “Alma is one-of-a-kind with its unprecedented array of family facilities ranging from our 6000sqm water park with a lazy river, water slides, wave pool and kid’s pool, to our science museum, cinema, youth club, kids club, 18-hole putting green, sustainable farm and more. This award is testament to the talent and dedication of our incredible staff; I am grateful our team continually gives its absolute best to ensure our guests experience the ultimate beach holiday.”
Alma was also recognised in the Luxury Lifestyle Awards in 2021 as the ‘Best Luxury Family Resort in Vietnam’.
Situated on Vietnam’s emerging Cam Ranh peninsula fronting Long Beach, Alma resort commands some 30 hectares of inspiring ground. Emblematic of Vietnam’s maturation as a destination, the bold and spacious integrated resort offers 580 oversized suites and pavilions that all afford sweeping vistas of the ocean, including contemporary three bedroom oceanfront pavilions each totalling 224sqm with a living room, four bathrooms and a private pool. Alma features a broad spectrum of restaurants helmed by top chefs, a food court with an array of local and international cuisine, as well as a sports bar, pool bar and beach bar. Other highlights include 12 swimming pools cascading down to the beach, a waterpark, 13-treatment room spa, 70-seat cinema, convention centre, amphitheater, science museum, gymnasium and yoga room, 18-hole mini golf course, a youth centre with virtual reality games, a kid’s club, water sports centre, a sustainable organic farm and even an ‘Alma Mart’ mini supermarket.