With exclusive access to the Summer Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Aman Beijing is a unique experience due to its stunning location, traditionally influenced design and unbeatable Aman service.
Set in ancient palace walls, the Aman Summer Palace is a one of the most exclusive and authentic properties in Beijing.
Be sure to explore the Summer Palace Gardens before the crowds build from the ‘secret’ back door from the Aman Summer Palace.
For a truly unique private dining experience, exclusive use of their traditional tea house can be arranged for dinner.
Cinema available for private hire complete with popcorn and a great list of movies.
Aman at Summer Palace is located in a series of pavilions, the original dwellings used by guests of the Summer Palace who were awaiting an audience with the Empress. Built in 1750, the Summer Palace is a garden estate dotted with palaces around a lake, formerly used to escape the heat of the Forbidden City.
The Aman's rooms and suites reflect traditional Chinese architecture with a regal ambience. The property has been sympathetically designed to acknowledge the history and cultural importance of its location and the bedrooms reflect this; whether you are staying in a Room or a Suite, the history and culture surrounding the hotel strongly influence the decor and atmosphere.
Many exquisite dining options are available at Aman at Summer Palace including French Kaiseki, Western and Chinese, all in stunning, unique settings. Interesting touches include the cigar room at the bar and the music pavilion where musicians perform in the afternoons and evenings on warm days. Following a day exploring Beijing’s sights unwind with a treatment in the indulgent spa with a massage, facial or holistic body treatment or a swim in the hotel's enormous indoor lap pool.
When to visit
Fancy a lazy day relaxing at the hotel? Make use of the stunning underground spa, pool and incredible private cinema.
On Gongmenqian Street, adjacent to the East gate of the Summer Palace, Aman at Summer Palace is an oasis of calm situated a mere 15km from Beijing’s Forbidden City.
Beijing Capital International Airport (10 hours) is one of the main international airports for flights arriving into, and departing from, China. Aman at Summer Palace, Beijing is approximately 35 kilometres from the airport. Transfers are available between the resort and the airport on arrival and departure, and the journey takes around 45 minutes each way.
Beijing Highlights - Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden Palace
This morning, explore the highlights of Beijing. Visit Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City. Delve into the rich history and witness the past grandeur and glory of the Chinese imperial family.
Forbidden City and Hutong Family Homemade Lunch
Beijing balances its ancient history with its 21st century lifestyles and this experience is a chance to explore both of these with a visit to the ancient Forbidden City and a chance to meet a local family and join them for lunch in their home.
Introduction to Tai Chi & Qigong
Tai Chi and Qigong are two fascinating physical exercises which Chinese people often like to practice in preparation for the day ahead. During this short class, understand the history and health benefits of this morning ritual and learn some basic moves.
Jinshanling Hike at The Great Wall
Get away from the crowds as you trek a remote section of the Great Wall of China with a guide, along crumbling ramparts and past watchtowers with exceptional views over the surrounding rugged countryside.
Mutianyu Great Wall Exploration
Today, visit the restored section of the Great Wall - Mutianyu. Take a cable car ride up and go for an easy walk before riding down on a toboggan!
Summer Palace Exploration
Discover the enchanting Summer Palace, one of the most well-preserved of palaces in Beijing. Stroll through the beautiful gardens and take a shared boat ride on Kunming Lake.
Visit The Great Wall of China at Mutianyu
Enjoy a half day tour to The Great Wall of China. This visit will take you to Mutianyu and although further from the city it offers a much more natural Wall experience as it is less visited, enabling one to appreciate the stunning countryside.
Visit Tiannamen Square & The Forbidden City
Enjoy a half day tour of Beijing's most well-known landmarks. Start with a trip to Tian'ammen Square before heading onto The Forbidden City, a former imperial palace which was the residence to twenty-four different Chinese Emperors.
Visit to The Temple of Heaven & The Summer Palace
Visit The Temple of Heaven and The Summer Palace on this full day tour. The Temple of Heaven is one of China's most iconic sacrificial monuments meanwhile The Summer Palace, a World Heritage Site, was built as a luxurious royal garden for royal families.
Walking around the Great Wall of China
Works started on the Great Wall of China as early as 200 B.C and it now stretches from Shanhaiguan by the Yellow Sea to Jiayuguan in the Gobi Desert. Sections of wall have been restored and repaired, offering fantastic walking opportunities.