Starwood is debuting its first beach resort in Hainan Island, the Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort.
For destination weddings and other functions, the new property offers ten individual function rooms, including Grand Ballroom with 25-foot-high ceilings and crystal chandeliers.
"We are truly delighted to open our first Westin beach resort, The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort," said Raetus Balzer, General Manager of The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort. "The Westin brand has enjoyed tremendous success in China, and we will continue on this growth trajectory, bringing our innovative programming and signature design to dynamic destinations, ensuring that all guests leave feeling better than when they first arrived at our hotels."
With views of the South China Sea, The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort has 448 guestrooms, suites and villas amidst a tropical landscape. It is a 30-minute drive from the Sanya Phoenix International Airport and next to China's biggest duty free shopping mall. The resort also provides access to Sanya's renowned white sandy beaches and attractions, including Sanya Begonia Bay, Peninsula Golf Club, Wuzhizhou Island, Yazhou Ancient City and Sanya city.
All guestrooms offer signature Westin amenities, including large balconies, with either a garden or sea view. Each room also has White Tea Aloe bath amenities, a flatscreen LCD television and in-room high-speed Internet access.
The property also offers include five swimming pools and 10 Jacuzzis surrounded by the resort's lush landscaping, a gym and the Heavenly Spa by Westin.
On-property dining experiences include the all-day dining restaurant Seasonal Tastes, Cantonese cuisine at the Five Senses provides the perfect place to savor authentic Cantonese cuisines and Mai, which offers sushi and hibachi-style cooking. The Lobby Lounge welcomes guests throughout the day and night with a cocktail, hot Westin Jing Tea or freshly brewed coffee.
The resort also has 24-hour in-room dining service.