These dreamy China resorts belong on your travel bucket list
MINOR HOTELS, a hotel owner, operator, and investor, currently with a portfolio of 163 hotels and resorts in 24 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa, and the Indian Ocean, is set to roll out two new M Collection resorts in China.
Partnering with Zhuhai Da Heng Qin Company Limited, Hengqin Zhuhai will be the first M Collection branded hotel with a view to expand the brand not only throughout China but also worldwide.
M Collection Hengqin Zhuhai
Located at the heart of Pearl River Delta along a mountaintop reservoir with peaceful surroundings and mountain views in the southern corner of Zhuhai, M Collection Hengqin Zhuhai will be a collection of 100 suites and pool villas with entry-level room sizes of 70 square meters.
The hotel will also consist of one all-day dining restaurant, two specialty restaurants, a tea house, a lobby lounge, state of the art fitness and gym facilities, swimming pool, kids club, and spa.
The coastal island of Hengqin is located only 200 meters away from Macao, and the island has been selected as a new area to enhance economic ties with both Hong Kong and Macao.
A bridge connecting Hengqin with Macao and Hong Kong is scheduled to open in late 2018. When completed, it will take five minutes to drive to Macao and 40 minutes to drive to Hong Kong.
M Collection Hengqin Zhuhai is scheduled to open in 2020.
M Collection Hangzhou
Another hotel set to open under the company’s M Collection brand of hotels and bespoke travel experiences the 54-room all-villa M Collection Hangzhou in the Zhejiang Province.
The new hotel will be part of the 433-hectare Lvjingtang Eco-Park which is located approximately 55 kilometers northwest of Hangzhou city center in Yuhang district near the Alibaba headquarters and new private jet aviation center.
Comprising of 18 suites and 36 villas, the hotel’s facilities include an all-day dining restaurant, Pan Asian-themed restaurant, continental restaurant, wine cellar, VIP Club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a wellness center, luxury forest mountaintop spa, an organic farm and agricultural activities for guests.
The area has rich natural resources and agriculture (farm to table) including tea plantations surrounded by mountains.
The resort’s partners, Hangzhou Lichuan Environmental Agricultural Development Co. Ltd.’s core business includes ecological conservation and plantation of eco-agriculture products.
M Collection Hangzhou is scheduled to be completed in 2022.
Minor Hotels currently operates three properties in China under the Anantara brand in Xishuangbanna, Sanya, and Guiyang.
Its M Collection brand will be launched worldwide in 2019.
The company has a further pipeline in the region across all brands including AVANI, Oaks, Elewana, Tivoli, Four Seasons, St. Regis, Marriott, and Minor International.