Marriott opens Renaissance Sanya in China

Marriott International Inc. has opened the 507-room Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa in China, set on a stretch of beach in the resort area of Haitang Bay, China’s recently declared National Coast.

Designed by WATG and developed by the Sanya Zhonggang Fishery Co., Ltd., the rooms begin at 58 square metres, including a six-metre balcony. Most rooms include a view of the South China Sea, and some guest rooms boast direct access to the hotel’s lagoon pool.

In addition to its guest rooms, the hotel also boasts 97 suites and 10 private two-bedroom villas, all with a personal pool. All guest rooms come equipped with wireless and High-Speed Internet Access (HSIA), iPod docking stations, and flat screen TVs.

The resort’s Presidential Suite, accessible by private elevator, offers more than 1,000 square metres of accommodation, including four bedrooms, two swimming pools, and a private dining room for 12 with floor to ceiling windows.

The resort offers seven food and beverage outlets. Star Anise, a Chinese restaurant, has 14 private dining rooms, including six on ‘floating islands.’ Red Star Café is a 320 seat three-meal restaurant anchored by floating red glass box kitchens. The Star fish Market & Bar offers more casual dining.

The resort also features “R-Cade,” which includes a 10-pin bowling alley, private cinema and individual Wii, Xbox and PlayStation zones. “R-Kids” is Renaissance styled kids club offering eight designer styled zones of entertainment.

Other facilities include: a Quan spa with individual treatment villas; a fitness centre; over 2,500 square metres of banquet space, including a 1,430 square metre grand ballroom; and a junior ballroom and four additional meeting rooms.

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