Alila Yangshuo

Yangshuo, Guangxi & Around, China

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  • Built on a former sugar mill house with a twist of Alila's contemporary elegance

  • Supremely breathtaking view of the surrounding karst mountains and the Li River

  • All-day dining serving both Chinese and Western dishes to suit all palates

  • Balinese wellness treatment making use of local ingredients such as black sugar

  • Family-friendly rooms available

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The Guangxi region experiences a subtropical climate, with short, cold winters and long, humid summers with monsoon rains. The majority of the rains fall in May and June, bringing with them intense humidity but turning the stunning landscape the most luscious shades of green. The winter months are damp and windy, with average temperatures hovering around 8°C. Spring and Autumn are the prime times to visit Guanxi, with pleasant temperatures, sunny skies and minimal rainfall.

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Designed by award-winning interior designer Ju Bin, Alila Yangshuo blends its heritage as a sugar mill with Alila's contemporary elegance, set on a stunning hillside with panoramic view of Li River and Yangshuo.

Each of the 117 rooms and suites features design which showcases simple elegance while utilizing local stones and bamboos which harmoniously blend with the natural landscape of its karst surroundings. Amenities include LCD cable TV, telephone, in-room safe, WiFi access, minibar, as well as coffee and tea-making facilities.

Enjoy the resort's all-day dining restaurant at Sugar House with full window frontage and an outdoor dining terrace, serving both Chinese and Western dishes cooked with seasonal farm-to-table ingredients. For relaxation, hop to Alila Yangshuo's in-house rum distillery at 1969 Bar, located at the historic Pressing Room with a view of the swimming pool.

The quiet sanctuary of Spa Alila houses five VIP treatment rooms with choices of Balinese wellness treatments and techniques utilizing black sugar and local ingredients. There are also kids-friendly spa treatments.

Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, library, Alila Living boutique, as well as a private pier.

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  • Bamboo Raft Cruise on the Li River

    Drift leisurely down the Li River on a bamboo raft as you pass a picturesque landscape of lush fields framed by limestone karsts. Step ashore to visit villages complete with Ming and Qing era architecture and discover a world away from the bustling city.

  • Bike & Hike in Yangshuo

    Bike around the villages of Yangshuo with a guide and get a chance to observe the local farmers at work. Follow with a hike in the paddy fields and enjoy the panoramic view of the breath-taking landscapes.

  • Bird's Eye View of Yangshuo

    For those who would like to see the magnificent beauty of Guilin from a bird's eye view, we can bring you to Xianggong Hill, Xingping's Laozhai Mountain, Wuzhi Hill or TV Tower (Ma Shan) to capture the glorious karst view.

  • Fuli Old Town

    Visit the nearby old town of Fuli on the east bank of the Li River, known for its painter paper fan traditions.

  • Highlights of Yangshuo

    Visit the charming old town of Yangshuo and enjoy the renowned show - Impressions of the River at night, choreographed by the famous movie conductor Zhang Yimo.

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Yangshuo, Guangxi & Around, China

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