New York – Raffles Hotels & Resorts has announced that it will manage a new resort at the stunning Qingshui Bay in Sanya, China’’s rapidly growing premier resort destination. Raffles Sanya, Qingshui Bay, featuring 250 guestrooms, will enjoy a beach-front location and offer residents direct access to an adjacent championship golf course when it opens in 2011.
The resort will be developed by Hong Kong-listed Agile Property Holdings Ltd, the leading developer in China’s fast growing Pearl River Delta region, and funds managed by global financial services firm Morgan Stanley.
Residents seeking more exclusivity than the regular room offerings can look forward to 36 luxurious villas that offer striking vistas of either the ocean or the golf course.
Raffles Sanya will have seven restaurants and bars to choose from, including a Chinese restaurant, all-day dining restaurant, pastry café, pool bar and grill, lobby lounge and a bar where residents will be able to enjoy the famous Singapore Sling which originated from the group’s flagship Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
Residents seeking a rejuvenating wellness experience at Raffles Sanya can look forward to RafflesAmrita Spa’s legendary assurance of renewal.
RafflesAmrita Spa is a signature component of all Raffles hotels and resorts around the world, with Raffles Sanya will feature a spacious RafflesAmrita Spa at over 6,500 square feet.
Golf enthusiasts will be delighted with the championship golf course located within close proximity of Raffles Sanya. A marina, water sport hubs and a retail village nearby add to the extensive range of leisure options available to residents.
Diana Ee-Tan, President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts says, ““Sanya enjoys robust growth, at a compound annual growth rate of 20% per annum in international visitor arrivals, since 2001.
It is well on its way to becoming a highly-sought after destination and Raffles is thrilled to be part of this dynamic landscape.”