1st January, 2014, Shenzhou Peninsula Resort is honored to have recently been invited to join Great Golf Resorts of the World, an alliance of the world’s very best golf resorts.  Great Golf Resorts of the World scoured the world for the highest caliber courses, identifying the very best in must-play, must-stay experiences.



 Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort


“Simply put, there are hundreds of resorts that can claim to be excellent – but to be a part of Great Golf Resorts of the World, a resort has to be a cut above”said Abraham Summers, the General Manager of Great Golf Resorts of the World Inc.  “The 2014 collection features 32 carefully selected properties worldwide. The thirty-two properties from nine countries selected all offer superb golf and are all uniquely different, and together have hosted a total of 247 professional tournaments including 45 major championships.  As a group they will host 7 more majors by 2020” He added.


“We are really proud to be recognized as one of the world’s top golf resorts along with many different country’s top-rated courses, such as Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, Kiawah Island, Whistling Straits, Gleneagles, Bandon Dunes and Barnbougle Dunes.  It’s really an exclusive list – the alliance bylaws state that no more than 50 of the world’s best resorts may participate from around the world, and no resort may be invited to the program without board approval. ”stated Jimmy Luk, the General Manager of the Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula. “We, the Dunes, are committed to provide a world class golfing experience as well as seamless service at Shenzhou Peninsula Resort to golfers from all over the world.  ” Jimmy added.


 The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula


 The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula


Hainan, China’s island province, is renowned for its tropical climate, pristine coastline, fresh tropical fruits and is fast emerging as a popular golf destination with its challenging golf and attractive setting amongst stunning natural beauty. Designed by internationally leading golf architect Tom Weiskopf, the Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula, located on the east coast of Hainan, where golfers from all across the world will be treated to some of the finest golf of their lives. The Dunes, a 36-hole golf course with an additional 5 practice holes makes the most of the distinctive geography and dramatic beauty of this unique location – from the rugged coastal dunes to the strong, craggy boulders. The unique native bunker style has also been designed to blend in with natural surroundings and made to look like it has always been there for centuries.


Composed of the East, West and Composite courses, golf enthusiasts of all levels will be inspired and challenged by the beautiful quintessential seaside design which embraces traditional golf course architecture, reminiscent of classic designs such as Royal Melbourne, Cypress Point and Pine Valley. At the Dunes, golf is an experience that strikes all the senses. With the sun on their back, the wind in their hair, the whiff of sea salt and the roar of the ocean, golfers pause to take a breath of fresh air before teeing off, use the mountainous skyline as a backdrop to a shot, they will be captivated by all that nature has to offer.


Guests of Shenzhou Peninsula Resorts are also welcomed to visit the Golf Academy which equipped with 3D Motion Capture – the latest software to analyze and perfect every aspect of golf game and Taylormade Performance Lab – a system provides high technology custom club fitting to match all ages and skill levels. With a tropical climate and diversified and complete golfing facilities, The Dunes is an ideal destination for enjoying golf all year round.


Moreover, Shenzhou Peninsula Resort makes a perfect excuse for a holiday escape not only because it caters for the consummate golfer but also for those who simply want to chill out, de-stress and do nothing more than lounging in the sun enjoying the beach or pool. It is difficult to talk about the golf course without mentioning the hotels, the Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort and Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula, which together form the first


Starwood’s complex resort in Greater China catering to everyone – not just avid golfers but also families.



This being an integrated resort, everything a guest needs is in one place. Nestled on a four-kilometer sandy golden beach, the complex features expansive garden palace architecture, and a full compliment of 646 capacious and comfortable guest rooms and suites, each with its own beautiful view. Guests staying at Golf View Room or Suite can sit on their balcony and watch golfers try to par the holes with varying degrees of success.



 Golf View Room


Besides, with access to 6 restaurants and bars, ranging from casual to fine-dining, there are plenty of cuisines to explore. And the exquisite Shine Spa for Sheraton located in the tropical lush gardens offers five signature treatments by Spanish cosmetic products Germaine de Capuccini to help guests find their glow. For the fitness enthusiast, the 24-hour Sheraton Fitness by Core Performance has been specially created to meet guest needs for a simple yet effective solution to health and fitness while travelling. Overlooking the sea, the complex’s outdoor pools provide an ideal spot to gather for some family fun or tranquil downtime, while poolside bars offer tempting snacks and beverages


“We are extremely excited to be part of Great Golf Resorts of The World.” said Douglas Brennan, the General Manager of the complex. “Shenzhou Peninsula Resort is a great golf destination for every level of golfer and we look forward to welcoming golfers from around the world to experience all that we have to offer and create lasting memories of a truly great golf resort” he explained.


Hotel awards in 2013

2012-2013 The Best Golf Course of All Hotels of China by Golden Horse Award China Hotel

Top 50 Great Golf Resorts of The World by GGRW 2014

2013 China’s Most Featured Seaside Resort Hotels by Golden-Pillow Award of China Hotels

2013 The Best Resort Hotels by 2013 China Travel Awards

2013 The Best Tourism & Leisure Center

2013 Top Stylish Hotel Award

2013 The Best Vacation Destination Hotel by City Traveler Best Hotels Awards

2013 The Best Meeting Hotel by City Traveler Best Hotels Awards (Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula)

2013 Your are the Chef – Best Exotic Cuisine Award


The Dunes awards in 2013

Top 6 Must-play Golf Courses of China by The United States. CAA

Top 10 Great Golf Resorts of China by Golfers Choice Awards

The 2nd Place of Top 100 Best Golf Courses of China by

The Best Golf Course and the Best Golf Resort by


SOURCE: Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort & Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula