When a decent hotel that was good quality and excellent value
rebrands as an überluxury property, is that something to celebrate, or
commiserate? That’s the question we’re pondering with the news that Tajhas just rebranded its Rebak Island Resort as a Vivanta by Tajproperty.
Taj hotels are already really nice. Vivanta by Taj – of which
this is the 29th – are super duper nice. And this one certainly has
potential –it’s set on its own 390-acre island 4km off Langkawiproper with its own mini beach. The journey to the Langkawi ‘mainland’, on the hotel’s private launch, is a languid 15 minutes.