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Park Hyatt Opens on Hainan Island, China

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Hyatt has expanded its portfolio of hotels in China with the opening of Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort on Hainan Island.

 The hotel is the fifth Park Hyatt hotel in China, as well as the 35th Park Hyatt hotel in the world.

It is extremely exciting for us to open our doors in this incredibly unique location, a place where our guests can enjoy utmost privacy due to exclusive access to our beautiful bay and beach overlooking some of the most breath-taking views in Sanya, all while remaining close to the vibrant Yalong Bay only minutes away, said Nicholas Lacey, General Manager, Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort. Topped off with the elegantly designed spaces and personalised service that Park Hyatt hotels are known for, Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort will be a sanctuary for our many guests from around the world.

 Situated on a 350,000 sqm (almost four million sq ft) inlet and featuring a private lake and white-sand beach, Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort combines the luxury of privacy and exclusivity with accessibility, being a mere 5 km (3.1 miles) drive from Yalong Bay, the islands most popular tourist destination.

Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort was created by the Belgian architect, Jean-Michel Gathy of the renowned design-consultancy firm, Denniston.

The resort features 207 guestrooms, including 26 suites and 17 villas. At 62 sq m (667 sq ft), the standard rooms are amongst the largest on the island, and almost all of the guestrooms offer views of the South China Sea.

For recreation, five separate pools a 115 m (377 ft) pool, a childrens pool, a family pool, a spa pool and an indoor pool are available to suit all types of swimmers. While at Camp Hyatt, kids and young adults will be both entertained and educated with activities like cooking classes and eco-activities by availing themselves of the latest toys or video games or simply by reading or resting in the silent room.

With a focus on local culture, as well as marine and environmental education, the resort offers a myriad of outdoor activity options for all ages include hiking, golfing and stargazing, along with tours to nearby attractions such as Butterfly Valley, Nanshan Temple, Yazhou Ancient City and the Ganzaling Nature Reserve.

Water sports enthusiasts will be thrilled with Baifu (Fortune) Bay a private bay right next to Sunny Bay renowned for offering some of the best diving conditions in China, as well as being an ideal spot for boating and kayaking.

The Spa at Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort is due to open late-2015. Located by the lake and accessed by buggy, the spacious, light-filled spa will be built in a traditional Chinese style and will feature a main, two-storey building and eight freestanding villas around an open-air courtyard. The semi open-air villas will each include a couples treatment room, a private foot treatment room, a freestanding tub, a shower, a walk-in wardrobe and an oversized daybed. Meanwhile, the main spa building will feature four additional treatment rooms; three foot-treatment rooms, a TCM consultancy chamber and a lounge on the first floor. The floor below features a gym, a yoga studio and an outdoor infinity pool. Benefit-driven treatments will be carefully conceived to incorporate proven, traditional Chinese practises, as well as the very latest in international spa techniques.

Meetings and Events

MICE is a very important component of the hospitality industry on Hainan. To address this, the hotel features eight unique, residential-style event venues ranging from 42 sqm to 335 sqm (452 - 3,606 sq ft), all featuring an abundance of natural light, outdoor terraces and state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and lighting.

Chamber is the largest indoor event space, measuring 335 sq m (3,606 sq ft) and comprising three separate spaces: a reception area, an open kitchen and a main dining area. Equally unique is Gallery, a long, 293 sq m (3,154 sq ft) space with paintings and sculptures decorating both sides to resemble an art gallery. The Salons are perfect for smaller, more intimate events. The 157 sq m (1,690 sq ft) Grand Salon with its 11 m (36 ft) ceiling height and walls lined with wooden lattice, is an ideal venue for a wedding or gala dinner. The 600 sq m (6,458 sq ft) lawn in front of Pool House is ideal for atmospheric outdoor events.

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