First Hotel Aquarium in China
InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), the largest international hotel company by number of rooms in China, announced that Intercontinental Sanya Haitang Bay Resort will open in the winter of 2013.

Nestling on immaculate, sublime beaches in China’s fabulous new luxury resort destination, Haitang Bay, InterContinental Sanya Haitang Bay Resort is a glittering beach resort which will have the world’s largest duty free shopping center (scheduled to be open by the end of 2013) next to it and, additionally, 9 world-class golf courses within a half hour’s drive: so, all these great facilities within easy reach of the Resort, as is downtown Sanya. The airport too is a short, thirty-minute drive.

Developed by the Sanya Xintianfang Real Estate Company and designed by the world-acclaimed architectural firm Harsh Bedner Associates (HBA), the Resort has been designed in a breathtaking dragon shape resting on the beach and extends for 150,000 square meters, its buildings reaching an impressive 17-stories in height. Its design is attractive open-plan with original décor featuring tropical artwork and all 294 rooms offer spacious master bedrooms with private outdoor balconies and bathtubs overlooking the deep azure blue waters of the peaceful South China Sea.

This superior Resort proudly boasts seven elegant restaurants and bars offering a wide selection of gourmet dining options in surroundings that are restful and relaxed yet at the same time dramatically exotic. The sublime Chinese restaurant with 6 private dining rooms offers a unique mix of Cantonese specialties featuring Hainan and Tianjin delicacies. AQUA, the seafood & steak restaurant located next to the Resort’s unique indoor aquarium will ensure a memorable dining experience created from extensive fresh seafood and steaks and a splendid selection of fine international wines.

Guests can choose from a wide range of meeting venues (a total of 1,500 square meters) with state of the art facilities making InterContinental Sanya Haitang Bay Resort an ideal option for top-level meetings and conferences. In addition, a 8,000 square-meter courtyard with ocean views and perfectly manicured lush green lawns which can cater for up to 4,000 people claims the Resort as an alluring venue for major, world-class events.

The Resort also features Planet Trekkers, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts’ signature Kids Club. Designed as a mini-resort for its young guests with an array of entertainment and activities, Planet Trekkers will inspire the creativity of its young guests between the ages of 3 and 12.   

The Resort Concierge is always available with local knowledge. As if by magic, the Concierge can think one step ahead, anticipating guests’ needs even before the trip begins! All this to discover the genuine feeling and true intimacy of Sanya and make this connection by incomparable, memorable experiences throughout the visit.  




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