Kempinski Haitang Bay Sanya wins Asia’s Leading Themed Resort at World Travel Awards 2013
World Travel Awards was established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the tourism industry. Today, the WTA brand is recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of quality, with winners setting the benchmark to which all others aspire. In 2013, WTA will celebrate its historic 20th anniversary year.
Located in the “Hawaii of China”, Hainan Island- Kempinski China’s first and only beach resort is situated in the premier area of Haitang Bay Sanya, a 20-km continuous strip of “National Coast”. Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya is a stunning Chinese hideaway that is animated yet intimate.
“Truly Kempinski is one of the most unique resorts not only in Sanya, but also in China. The theme of our resort is European luxury from one of the oldest European hotelier, a Venetian-style 1.2 km seawater canal connecting the different parts of the resort, Chinese architecture with native Li and Miao inspirations throughout, a rare Wood Art Museum housed in century-old style mansion, pagodas from the Qing Dynasty and 18-hole golf putting greens…” explained William Latour, the General Manager of Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya
With a wide selection of 399 rooms, suites and villas, equally extensive selection of 14 meeting facilities including the grandest ballroom on the island and large 4000sqm beachfront venue, Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya is the venue of choice for grand weddings and events. Standard feature in all rooms and suites are an oversized outdoor bathtub and exquisite Chinese-style furnishings. The resort’s most sought-after 40 Duplex Suites are all located on the top floor of each building with roof-top balcony commanding sensational view of the resort and surroundings.
Kempinski residential-styled pool villas boast a range of large two to five bedrooms perfect for celebrations with friends and families. Key features of the villas include spacious living areas, duplex houses, top-of-the-line entertainment facilities, lavish tropical gardens, sauna and wine rooms, fully equipped kitchens and, best of all, separate car access and parking for guests’ vehicles directly at each villa’s doorstep. Guests can enjoy thorough relaxation in the private open air swimming pool while sipping a refreshing cocktail served by dedicated Kempinski butler.
A new addition to the resort facilities later this year is the stunning oceanfront Wedding Chapel scheduled to open later this year. The first for Haitang Bay, the chapel will be housed on the beach, built on infinity pool to create a floating effect, circular-designed to maximize the 360 degree view of South China Sea and able to comfortably accommodating up to 80 attendees. Below the chapel is another multi-purpose function space with state-of-the-art entertainment system.
About Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya
Kempinski China’s first and only beach resort – the luxurious new resort is located in the premier area of Haitang Bay Sanya, a 20-km continuous strip of beach – a stunning Chinese hideaway that is animated yet intimate. With a wide selection of 374 rooms, suites and 25 residential-styled pool villas, equally extensive selection of 14 MICE facilities including the grandest ballroom on the island and large 4000sqm beachfront venue, Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya is the venue of choice for grand weddings and events. Unique only to Kempinski Hotel Haitang Bay Sanya are the 15 private dining rooms, rare Wood Art Museum housed in century-old style mansion, pagodas from the Qing Dynasty, Dragon Boat ride experience on 1200-metre long sea-water river and 18-hole golf putting greens and bunkers. The award-winning resort is perfected with direct white-sandy beach access.