Yunnan retreat Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa now open

Yunnan getaway Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa, a second China property for the Anantara Group is now open along the Luosuo River with rates starting at CNY2,000 (S$297).

The place is an hour’s drive from Jinghong International Airport and boasts 80 rooms as well as 23 villas. Expect a host of facilities including F&B options such as all-day dining eatery Manfeilong and poolside snack bar Luosuo, an Anantara Spa and an outdoor swimming pool.

Plus, the resort offers activities hosted by indigenous groups such as a tea picking with the Jinuo tribe through 1800 year old tea plantations, and folk singing with the Hani tribe.

Xishuangbanna is in the southern part of the Hengduan Mountains and the Luosuo River leads into the world famous Mekong. The area is home to one of the world’s biggest tropical gardens, the 900 hectare Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden featuring 35 different garden habitats and 10,000 species of tropical plants.

Read more at the Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa website.