Shangri-La Resort, Shangri-La

Set at the heart of this city of mountains and monasteries, the Shangri-La Resort is a contemporary, luxury retreat amongst the ancient buildings and traditional prayer halls of this lofty city.

Shangri-La, China
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  • Set amongst the hallowed prayer halls and incense-clouded monasteries of Shangri La
  • Unique design, blending modern luxury with tradition Tibetan style and artefacts
  • Perfectly located to explore the famous Tiger Leaping Gorge, the Meili Snow Mountains and the Songzanlin Monastery
  • Working with local NGOs, the hotel offers the opportunity to partake in traditional handicrafts and activities with local villagers, including Tangka drawing and meditation practice

Immerse yourself in the spirit of the Tibetan Plateau at the Shangri-La Resort, Shangri La. Built with this majestic mountain realm as its inspiration, the hotel draws on Tibetan architecture and tradition to create a harmonious retreat in the centre of the city.

The elegant rooms and suites cleverly blend modern décor with local Tibetan and Han Chinese design and artefacts to create a true sense of place, without compromising on comfort or luxury. Modern bathrooms with soak tubs, separate rain showers and deluxe toiletries combine with contemporary facilities, including Wi-Fi and satellite televisions, to create a peaceful, relaxing space. After a long day of discovery amongst the Old Town or the moutnains beyond, the hotel’s choice of restaurants will satisfy the keenest appetites. Ani’s Kitchen restaurant serves up delicious international cuisine from its live cooking stations andaa freshly made buffet, whilst Hotspot focuses on the unique and authentic experience of Yunnan-Tibetan cuisine. The rustic outdoor BBQ experience at Shambala is a wonderful way to dine al-fresco, whilst the Lodger’s Lounge serves up light bites and a vast array of beverages, accompanied by live music.

If the mountain foothills and wide pastures of the Tibetan Plateau don’t defeat you, the Shangri-La Resort’s health club features a fully equipped gym, indoor heated pool and Jacuzzi. The spa offers a range of relaxing treatments perfect for unwinding after a day amongst the high altitude of the mountains. In the spirit of Shangri-La’s ethos, the hotel has curated a selection of activities that showcase the traditional arts and customs of the Tibetan Plateau and the Han Chinese people. Try your hand at Henna tattoo drawing, folk music or Tangka drawing under the skilled tutelage of local artisans and experience the traditional Tibetan circle dancing every night at Little Sun and Moon Square.  

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Shangri-La, China

Set at the heart of the city of Shangri La, the hotel is a short 15-minute drive from the Shangri-La Airport. The immaculately preserved Tibetan Dukezong Old Town is within easy reach on foot.

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