TORONTO – Fairmont Hotels & Resorts will manage the new Fairmont Haitang Bay Resort in Sanya, China, which is scheduled to open in 2011. Sanya, on the southernmost tip of Hainan Island, is emerging as a premier tropical resort destination.
This new resort expands the company’s growing presence in Asia, joining sister hotels in Singapore, Beijing (2008), Kunshan (2009), Macao (2010), Shanghai’s landmark Peace Hotel (2010) and Fairmont Manila, Philippines (2010).
The resort will offer a beachfront location and 702 spacious guestrooms and suites including Fairmont Gold, the brand’s exclusive lifestyle suites with amenities such as a private reception desk and a comfortable guest lounge. In addition, guests can choose from 50 one- and two-bedroom villa suites, as well as a Presidential Villa offering more than 5,000 square feet space and private butlers.
Guests will enjoy a variety of restaurants and bars, including a Chinese restaurant. A wide range of meeting and function space can accommodate groups of varying sizes, including an 8,600 square foot grand ballroom, a 4,300 square foot junior ballroom and additional indoor as well as outdoor function space for elegant events. While on site, guests can enjoy a variety of recreational amenities including a Willow Stream Spa with 20 treatment rooms, outdoor and indoor swimming pools and access to a nearby golf course at the beach.
“Sanya is rapidly developing into an exciting new destination for travelers both in the region and from all over the globe,” stated Thomas W. Storey, President, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts. “The opportunity to partner with Antaeus Group on this project is a demonstration of strong partners joining together to provide a luxury hotel product that the market is encouraging and that travelers are demanding.”