Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort & Spa, Hainan

About the Hotel

In 2014, Shangri-La will introduce the first luxury resort in China, which will be situated along Haitang Bay of Sanya on the southern part of Hainan Island.

The resort will feature 300 metres of immaculate beach front property and have the surrounding mountains as a backdrop. Ideal for leisure travelers and business groups, the resort is only a pleasant 40-minute drive from both the island's downtown area and Sanya Phoenix International Airport.

As with every property of the group, Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort and Spa, Hainan, will operate with the simple yet powerful philosophy of Shangri-La hospitality from warm, caring people. The uniquely Asian view of service, which this luxury resort in Sanya will boast, embodies the core values of respect, helpfulness, courtesy, sincerity and humility and has been the cornerstone of Shangri-La's success.

Rooms & Suites

The resort comprises 340 elegant and spacious guestrooms and 8 villas, which are characterised by a fusion of contemporary and indigenous designs. All guest rooms feature private balconies with a panoramic view of the mountains or the beautiful sandy beach of Haitang Bay.

The 8 private villas are provided with butler-style service and a pool that is embraced by beautifully landscaped gardens and are ideal for private meals with close friends and family.

Guests of the resort will enjoy a wide array of guest room features and services, such as in-room entertainment systems, wired and wireless Internet connections, rainforest showers, bathtubs, pillow menus and signature Shangri-la room amenities.


Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort and Spa, Hainan, will offer diners cuisine that is inspired by multi-cultural dining concepts from 6 food and beverage outlets.

The Southeast Asian and Polynesian outlets will deliver unique dining experiences for guests.

The resort's lobby will offer a lounge that serves a wide variety of teas and cakes and provides scenic views of the south china sea. In addition, a pool bar will quench every thirst with refreshing cocktails and delightful drinks, and an outdoor bar will offer views of the ocean while fostering the circulation of “Chi” with small food plates and drinks.

The resort also boasts an all-day-dining restaurant that features 6 live theatre kitchens that combine various South East Asian & International cuisines and a liquid kitchen that can provide a variety of of beverages, including fresh juices, coffee, tea and a variety of other drinks.

Health & Leisure

CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La draws inspiration from the origins of the Shangri-La legend, which describes a place of personal peace, enchantment and well-being.

Set within a quiet corner of the resort that covers 757 square metres and overlooks a lush landscaped garden, CHI, The Spa offers a total of 15 luxuriously appointed suites.

The resort will also include a fully-equipped health club with saunas, steam rooms, a state-of-the-art gym and an outdoor deck area that extends into a tranquil place for tai chi or yoga.

The resort features a main swimming pool, a lap pool and a dedicated children’s pool. In addition, a jogging path, forest trails, an adventure zone, which covers 510 square metres, a kids club, a wet play area, various indoor and outdoor sporting activities and beach games will ensure that all guests have a good time.

Meetings & Events

Ideal for business groups, incentives, conferences and weddings, Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort and Spa, Hainan, offers a meeting space that spreads across 2 levels of the resort with a total area of 3,151 square metres, which includes a grand ballroom (1,500 square metres) and 10 function rooms, making it suitable for groups of various sizes.