Alila Hotels and Resorts has announced that its will take over the management of a luxury boutique resort in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The signing of the all-suite Alila Sothea resort will mark Alila’s entry into Cambodia.
Opened in February 2009, the resort was built as a tribute to the owner’s wife on her 50th birthday. The Sothea was conceived as a romantic hideaway and features tropical landscaping with fountains and waterways.
The Sothea’s four categories of suite, which include the 48m2 Deluxe Suites and 65m2 Royal Deluxe Suites, are based on a studio concept with lounge, bedroom, balcony and semi-open bath area. Measuring 90m2, the Queen Suites are designed for couple’s, and feature bay windows overlooking the swimming pool, as well as a dining room. Inspired by traditional Khmer villas, The King Suites are the largest with size ranging from 110 to 140m2. Each suite comes with a private garden or a large balcony, a private library, and an in-suite spa area equipped with whirlpool Jacuzzi for two and massage beds.
Facilities at the resort include a spa, 22-metre-long saltwater swimming pool, and state-of-the-art gym. Its two main restaurants, Chatra and The Terrace, offer casual and fine dining options, whhile the Flame lounge bar serves wines and cocktails.