Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson: A Uniquely Iconic ResortAugust 9, 2017
Lexis Hibiscus is the leading and largest resort in Port Dickson and one of the famous icons in Malaysia, providing the finest in accommodation, dining and meeting in Negeri Sembilan. The resort stands apart in the industry with its unique concept whereby every guestroom is equipped with a private dip pool and steam room. It also reinforces Port Dickson as a major tourism destination in the state.
Working hand in hand with the government, it is committed towards promoting tourism in Port Dickson, which continues to see a healthy demand for upscale accommodation from discerning travellers, covering business and leisure segments from both locally and abroad.
With plenty of job opportunities being offered to the locals, the resort has contributed positively towards the state’s tourism industry. As of to date, the properties within Lexis Hotel Group have attracted more than 3.6 million tourists from across 126 countries, comprising 50% of overseas guests from its guest portfolio. It has also brought in tourism dollars to the state. The Resort’s encouraging occupancy and guest portfolio is fuelled by demand from FITs, tour series, corporate and MICE (Meetings, Events, Conventions and Exhibitions).
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 and resembles the national flower of Malaysia. The 5-star resort is managed by Lexis Hotel Group, winner of Brandlaureate SMEs Best Brands Awards 2016 – 2017 (Hospitality) and Malaysia Best Employer Brand Awards – 2017.
The iconic Resort is the proud record holder of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS for achieving “The most swimming pools in a resort” and “The most overwater villas in single resort”. These results were verified on 14 October 2016. Apart from winning the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2016 for the Luxury Water Villa Resort (category – Southeast Asia), it is also the recipient of TripAdvisor’s 2017 Traveller’s Choice Award as well as Hotels Combined Recognition of Excellence 2017.
Each of its 639 pool villas is spacious, tastefully decorated and comes with its own private dip pool and steam room for luxury and privacy. 522 villas are situated on waters while 122 villas are located on the tower block. Many of these villas offer spectacular views of the open sea.
Complementing the villas are a selection of exciting dining and entertainment options, offering local and regional tastes as well as international cuisine. There is Roselle Coffee House for all day dining and Umi Japanese Restaurant offering cuisine inspired from the Land of the Rising Sun. Guests who yearn for a gastronomic experience will appreciate Wave Dining, located at Lighthouse Club and provide guests a panoramic view of the Resort.
Lexis Hibiscus’ range of function spaces are specially tailored for MICE needs. The Hibiscus Grand Ballroom is the only banquet hall in Port Dickson with ceiling height of more than seven meters, creating a dramatic setting for various events, with seating capacity up to 700 persons. The resort has the expertise and privilege of hosting international MICE event with participants from over 40 countries.
A diverse choice of recreational activities is available at Lexis Hibiscus. Lex Spa offers an escape from the city’s hectic pace to an oasis of tranquillity with the various treatments offered. Kidz World is the ideal place for the young ones to while their time away while budding singers will have an enjoyable time at Starz Karaoke.
Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson holds the distinction as the first five-star resort of its kind in Malaysia to build its own heliport for added travel convenience and service for its esteemed guests. Guests can satiate their whim for a helicopter joyride along the beach and its surrounding areas.
For some fun under the sun, there is a range of beach and water activities such as jet ski, watercraft, banana boat and kayak, all focused around the tallest seawater fountain in Malaysia at 400 feet. Additionally there are also cruise rides and fish feeding. The beach is also an excellent venue for teambuilding while the Hibiscus Walk provides guests a sampling of the many popular Malaysian cuisines, all under one roof.