Subtle scents of spring embrace you as the limousine door swings open. You look up and smile, knowing your journey is about to begin at Shangri-La Hotel, Yangzhou.
Walking through the hotel lobby, you see how the finest details come together. What really lifts your mood are the welcoming smiles and warm greetings. This is without a doubt the legendary Shangri-La hospitality.
After an effortless check-in, you are led to your home for the next few days. You are spellbound by how immaculate everything looks. Warm hues complement the contemporary décor while expansive floor-to-ceiling windows flawlessly frame the stunning cityscape and meandering Mingyue Lake.
Luxurious comforts of your suite hold you back, but you decide to head out and explore the gardens' proud display of springtime blooms.
First stop, Slender West Lake. The boat cruise you're on manoeuvres gracefully along the seemingly endless stream, letting you admire the natural beauty bordering the lake.
The enchantment continues at Ge Garden with its seamless pairing of rocks and bamboo trees. Adorned with lush greenery and traditional architecture, everywhere you turn is a sight to behold.
You head back to the hotel with memories of spectacular gardens lingering in the back of your mind. The afternoon with nature has left you with an appetite for a delectable dining experience at Shang Palace.
The restaurant's oriental interiors mesmerize, but it is the unique and sophisticated Cantonese dishes that thoroughly tantalize your senses. You end your meal feeling completely satisfied.
Back in your suite, you recline in the lounge chair and cast your eyes upon the stunning vista. More sights and sounds of the city await you tomorrow. For now, you're content to watch from afar. The sun is setting, but the charm and magnificence will never cease to shine at Shangri-La Hotel, Yangzhou.