Shangri-La Set For Chinese Expansion


The opening of Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort & Spa, Hainan on Sept. 28 will mark Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts’ first luxury resort in the “Oriental Hawaii” of Mainland China.

Located on the southernmost tip of Hainan Island and a 40-minute drive from Sanya International Airport, the sprawling 45-acre resort with 340 guestrooms and eight two-storey villas commands 180-degree sea and mountain views and has direct access to a white-sand beach that stretches 985 feet.

Reservations are now open. An introductory rate of about US$161 per night, plus 15% service charge, is available until Dec. 31. The special opening offer includes accommodation in a Superior Room, breakfast for two and triple points for Golden Circle Members, plus such Shangri-La benefits as free Wi-Fi, unlimited use of recreational facilities and access to the kid’s Adventure Zone.