Bolian Resort and Spa Jingmai

Jingmai Mountains, China

At a Glance

  • Unique location amongst the Pu’er tea plantations on the ancient Tea Horse Road that links Yunnan with Tibet
  • Stunning views of the tea fields and the mountains
  • Award winning TEA Spa offers an array of relaxing therapies
  • Discover the ancient culture and traditions of the local minority tribespeople with a visit to a mountain village

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From the subtropical lowlands in the south up to glacier-capped mountains in the north, Yunnan is a province of extremes. The climate varies so much across this vast and diverse area, that it has given rise to an ancient Chinese saying: “You can enjoy all four seasons on the same mountain, with each just a few miles from the next”. Generally speaking, most of Yunnan province is mild in winter and cool in summer, with large variances in temperature occurring across the day. Mornings can start with a wintery chill, and warm up to 25°C by lunchtime. Spring and Autumn are mild and pleasant and the best times to visit Yunnan, despite May being the rainiest month of the year. For snow-capped mountains and dramatic alpine scenes, the winter months of November to January can be spectacular.

 

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Description

Bolian Resort and Spa is set amongst acres of ancient tea plantations on Jingmai Moutain in western Yunnan. Discover the history of Pu’er tea and the cultures of the minority tribespeople that live on the old Tea Horse Road that links Yunnan with Tibet.

Millions of ancient tea trees, some over a thousand years old, line the hillsides of Jingmai Mountain, famed for production of Pu’er tea. Amongst this atmospheric landscape, the Bolian Resort and Spa is a Relais & Châteaux property offering spectacular mountain views and a unique location amongst the tea fields. 30 elegant villas are dotted throughout the working Pu’er tea plantation, all air conditioned and equipped with all the modern comforts you’d expect, from Wi-Fi to flat screen televisions. Balconies overlook the tea fields and the mountains beyond.
 
The hotel’s award-winning Tea SPA offer an array of relaxing treatments, and fitness enthusiasts will enjoy the fully equipped gymnasium and outdoor tennis court.  Two restaurants offer an array of delicious cuisine, from traditional Yunnan cuisine at Clouds View Hall to delicious international cuisine at Tea Garden Grill House. The hotel’s focus on sustainable tourism and their commitment to support the local minority tribespeople means that an array of fascinating experiences are on offer. Experience a traditional tea ceremony, visit the oldest tea garden in the world and learn about the ancient culture of the mountain tribes with a visit to a local village.
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Accommodation

The hotel’s 30 rooms are spread across elegant villas amongst the tea plantations. Mountain View Luxury Rooms are located on the second floor of the villas, with large French windows and mountain views. The larger Suites benefit from a separate living room, whilst the 3-bedroom Mountain Villa boasts its own spa pool and spa room, 2 balconies and a fully equipped kitchenette. Décor is muted and elegant, allowing the views of the plantations to take centre stage.

Childcare

Children are very welcome at the Bolian Resort and Spa, however there are no specific facilities. Baby cots can be requested and an additional bed can be set up in the Suites for families travelling with children.

Facilities

The hotel houses two restaurants, serving both local Yunnan cuisine and international fare. There is an outdoor swimming pool, fully equipped gymnasium, tennis court and 18-hole golf course on the property. The award winning TEA Spa offers a host of pampering spa treatments at the dedicated spa amongst the plantations.

Experiences

  • Jingmai Exploration

    Take a tour of Jingmai Mountains and visit the Mengben Golden Pagoda, Wengji & Nuogan Tribal Villages as well as the Ancient Tea Garden of Dapingzhang. Enjoy a tea experience before a visit to a Lahu village for a local dinner.

  • Jingmai to Xishuangbanna

    Drive to Menghai where you will visit a countryside temple and the Bulang Tribe enroute. Go on a leisurely hike around Mount Nannuo as you walk through local villages and tea plantations. Arrive in Xishuangbanna.

Location & directions

Jingmai Mountains, China

Bolian Resort and Spa is located approximately 2 and a half hours drive from Gasa Airport on a working tea plantation on Jingmai Mountain, in the western corner of Yunnan.

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