China is the most populous country in the world as well as one of the largest countries by total area covered. China’s landscape varies greatly across its vast territory as well as the climate, language and ethnic groups, cuisine, biodiversity and much more are different from place to place.
In this blog post we are going to show you our handpicked selection of the 10 best and most luxurious resorts and exclusive getaways to unwind and rest from our busy lives and enjoy time with ourselves, our families and our friends.
From the beautiful beaches in Sanya on Hainan island, to the breathtaking mountains in Tibet here’s the 10 most exclusive luxury holiday villas and suites in China to recharge the batteries and take some time off in a relaxing environment.
This luxury resort by Banyan Tree is located in the northwestern part of the Yunnan province and 2,400m above sea level; it is surrounded by history, in what once was an ancient city of the Naxi Kingdom and now declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, and by the scenic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, with spring water streams and lakes.
The Villas are inspired by Naxi architecture in their design and combine the best of modern living with classic Chinese traditions. The 1-Bedroom plunge pool villa measures 359m² and features a spacious modern bathroom and study rooms. Outside, a peaceful courtyard and a private crystalline outdoor heated swimming pool await you for a swim with grand views of the mountain.
The mountain breeze and tranquil environment will reinvigorate you from the moment you step into this resort easing the built-up stress from the busy city life in what will be the beginning of an intimate and relaxing luxury vacation.
Not too far from Shanghai City, this luxury resort by Fairmont in Kunshan is set on the shores of the legendary Yangcheng Lake and is surrounded by natural attractions and by a city rich in history.
On the top floor of the hotel lies the presidential suite with its 460m² of space and panoramic lake views. The large 150m² terrace offers enough space for private functions and features a large outdoor bathtub among many other amenities.
The large indoor area features a big comfortable living room with guest powder room, 1-bedroom with king size bed, spacious bathroom with separate bath tub and walk-in shower and a studio.
The resort offers many open facilities, from the yoga studio to steam rooms and heated swimming pool to offer plenty of options for pampering and relaxation to the guests.
Sitting at 3,680 meters above sea level, the St. Regis Lhasa Resort overlooks the breathtaking Tibetan landscape and the timeless splendor of the Potala Palace, former residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
The 2-Bedroom Tubo Suite measures about 350m² and features 2 balconies and a terrace to admire the magnificence of Lhasa and the Tibetan region. The grand living room with oversized sofas and three different conversation areas together with the private dining salon with a round table for 15 guests make this the perfect place for a family or friends gathering and retreat. There’s a fully functional kitchen in the suite as well as two guest powder rooms and study area. The master bathroom features dual vanities, private Jacuzzi, separate bath and toilet area and heated slate floors.
Experience healing Tibetan treatments in the resort’s Iridium SPA or indulge in the energizing warmth of the sparkling Golden Energy Pool. The signature St. Regist Butler service will be available for the guests any time day or night.
This Anantara luxury resort in Sanya on the tropical Hainan Island surrounded by the turquoise waters of the South China Sea offers a remarkable beach escape option to relax in warm climate and beach setting.
Spoil your loved one in this Sino-Thai inspired villa measuring 500m² of space. A large private and walled courtyard with sundeck, swimming pool and lush tropical greenery awaits you for unforgettable memories. Dine in your private pavilion while enjoying a glass of wine from your in-villa wine fridge or relish in the private in-villa SPA treatment room whilst the experienced hands of the Anantara resort masseurs take care of your deep tissues. A private trail will take you to the beautiful beaches of the South China Sea to complete this tropical experience.
Conghua is the northermost district of Guangzhou in Guandong province. It is reknowned in China for its hot springs and is surrounded by forest, mountains and the Pearl River delta.
Just 40 minutes away from Guangzhou Baiyun Internation Airport, the Dusit Devarana Luxury Resort is a great choice for a family getaway with plenty of leisure services and facilities.
The Royal Villa with its impressive 1,200m² of space, of which about 700m² constitute the private courtyard, features 2 master bedrooms and 2 twin rooms. Each master bedroom comes with its private hot spring pool. But this is just the beginning: if you need more water you just have to step outside in the courtyard where both a swimming pool and another hot spring pool will give the guests plenty of space to relax while enjoying the splendid mountain view. Besides two generously spaced living and dining areas the Royal Villa features a separate conference room, private SPA treatment room and mah-jong game room. A 24/7 butler service is included in your stay.
Another selected property situated in Sanya tropical environment on Hainan Island is the St. Regis Yalong Bay Resort. Its astonishing 2-story presidential villa sits right in front of the beach. It features two master bedrooms with a full marble bathroom each with dual vanities, glass-enclosed rainforest shower ans separate Jacuzzi bathtub and comes with 5 Horizon Rooms included to accommodate private staff. It is surrounder by incredible lush gardens with a private pool and cabana. A dining room with dining table for 14 guests and a private kitchen make it the right choice for a family or friends celebration and reunion. Plenty of rooms to discover, from the SPA treatment room, to the private study, home theatre and entertainment room including gaming consoles, spacious living area, two half bathrooms for the guests and in addition to a dramatic staircase there’s also a private elevator. Being just 100 meters away from Yalong Bay Yacht Club, this resort is perfect for yacht owners who would like to spend some time on the shore.
Located in Sichuan, the central region of China, just 60 minute drive from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, the Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain luxury resort is located next to the UNESCO World Heritage & Natural Cultural site of Dujiangyan. Jewel of this resort is the Presidential Villa: a large villa occupying 845m² of space and comprising 4 individual suites ranging from 80-110m² and including a private outdoor heated swimming pool measuring 80m². From here you will enjoy unobstructed views of the mystical mountains and will unwind in this peaceful retreat. Chinese-inspired furniture and modern conveniences merge together in this Villa. In addition to a spacious living and dining areas there’s a fully equipped kitchen, wine cellar and SPA treatment room. A complimentary 24-hour butler service is offered by Six Senses to all the guests of this amazing Presidential Villa.
Right on the banks of Dongqian Lake lies the Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort, about 2-and-a-half-hour drive from Shanghai.
The 450m² Presidential Suite features 3 bedrooms: 1 master bedroom, one king and one twin bedrooms all with a private bathroom. Enjoy beautiful lake views from the floor-to-ceiling windows or relax in the private Jacuzzi. Full kitchen, private dining area for 8 guests and sunlight room enrich this luxury residence which is complemented by a lakeside courtyard with green scene, sun loungers and glasshouse outside the suite.
Another luxury Resort on tropical Hainan Island, the Raffles’ Presidential Palais is a dream vacation residence and the largest private villa in all Hainan Island.
It is a 2-story Villa covering 6,000m² of space with a private tropical garden and swimming pool. Indoor there are 5 king bedrooms and 2 twin beds for a capacity of up to 14 guests. The large private terrace on the top floor offers great views of Clearwater Bay. There are a private SPA room, a multi-function study room and multi-function meeting room, a game room, private gym and refrigerated private bar. Full of modern entertainment technologies, from High Speed Internet connection, to LED TVs, bathroom speakers, etc. This huge luxury villa will make the perfect getaway either with friends, or family or even business partners.
Arguably one of the best resorts in Asia, The Royal Begonia Sanya on Hainan Island features a vacation dream accommodation with its European-styled luxury 667m² Presidential Villa.
It features 3 bedrooms with room for up to 6 guests. The master bedroom has a walk-in closed and the master bathroom features an oversized oval bathtub with separate rainforest shower, dual vanities and dressing area. Besides the other two en-suite bathrooms there is also one guest powder room. Indoor a spacious and curated living room provides plenty of space to chill whilst the dining room which seats up to 10 guests and full-service pantry and kitchen are ideal for private gatherings. From the Villa there is private access to the beach and outdoor an amazing 190m² private pool will amaze you together with an outdoor shower and Jacuzzi. 5 LED TVs and a Bose Entertainment System will entertain your nights indoor with satellite channels or DVDs.
The resort has plenty of facilities for kids too as well as for adults. A jewel in the crown for Sanya and Hainan Island. The ideal vacation accommodation for a TopLuxury Family.