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Shangri-La opens hotel in 'China's Hawaii'

December 10, 2012, 12:45 pmYahoo!7

A new Shangri-La Hotel has opened on beautiful Hainan Island, known as China's Hawaii.

Shangri-La opens hotel in China s Hawaii
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A new Shangri-La Hotel has opened on beautiful Hainan Island, known as China's Hawaii. Set amid sprawling tropical gardens, the Shangri-La Hotel Haikou is offering special opening packages through to 31 March 2013.

Photo: Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts

The luxury hotel features 337 beautifully appointed guestrooms; complimentary Wi-Fi throughout; an enticing array of restaurants, and a full complement of leisure and recreational facilities, including outdoor and indoor swimming pools, natural hot spring pools, a gym, tennis court and a spa.

Restaurants range from Sirena, an Italian seafood restaurant, to the lively Café Kool with its chef-manned cooking stations featuring an array of international cuisine. The hotel’s Shang Palace serves authentic Cantonese cuisine and Hainan specialities.

Photo: Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts

The Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou caters extensively to the meetings and wedding markets with stunning venues and a convenient location adjacent to the Hainan International Exhibition Centre.

One of the hotel's stand-out venues is the Hall of Splendour, which is set in the hotel’s 30,000-square-metre tropical garden and features dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea.

Hainan Island has been tapped to become a leading international tourism resort destination, and the provincial capital of Haikou is its tourism and cultural centre and transportation hub, making it ideal for leisure and business travellers.

If You Go

Available through 31 March 2013, the opening package starts from Rmb1,350 per night and includes a stay in a Deluxe Sea View Room, daily buffet breakfast for two and a RMB500 food and beverage credit. The offer is subject to a two night minimum stay and a 15 per cent tax and service charge. Guests can call the hotel on (86 898) 6870 7799 or book the special online at shangri-la.com/haikou/