Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts announced its arrival on the shore of “China’s Hawaii” week with the opening of the 337-room Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou on Hainan Island. Located seaside amidst a tropical garden, the hotel offers sea views, a range of urban resort amenities, and event and meeting venues.
Hainan Island was tapped to become a leading international tourism resort destination, and the provincial capital of Haikou is its tourism and cultural center and transportation hub. The Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou caters to the meetings and wedding markets with venues and a location adjacent to the Hainan International Exhibition Center.
One of the hotel’s stand-out venues is the Hall of Splendor, which is set in the hotel’s 322,917-square-foot tropical garden and features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sea. The property’s 10,613-square-foot Grand Ballroom is pillar free and is the largest among the city’s starred hotels. In total the hotel offers 25,583 square feet of meeting and conference space.
Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou also features brand signatures such as complimentary Wi-Fi, restaurants and a full complement of leisure and recreational facilities including outdoor and indoor swimming pools, natural hot spring pools, a gym, tennis court and a spa. Restaurants range from Sirena, an Italian seafood restaurant, to the Café Kool with its chef-manned cooking stations. The hotel’s Shang Palace serves authentic Cantonese cuisine and Hainan specialities.
The property is owned by Universe Holdings Group and managed by Shangri-La International Hotel Management.