Marriott Hotels Set to Open Beach Resort in China

BETHESDA, MD—Marriott International is set to open Xiangshui Bay Marriott Resort & Spa, a new beach resort under the flagship Marriott Hotels brand on Southern China’s tropical holiday island of Hainan.

The design is inspired by the natural environment of Xiangshui Bay Scenery Area on the southeast coast of “China’s Hawaii,” according to Marriott International. Opening in two phases, with the final phase completed in early 2017, the 144-room resort offers ocean views and balconies overlooking the South China Sea.

The property is owned by Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Chinese property developer Guangzhou R&F Properties.

Guestrooms will feature deluxe bathrooms with marble finish, oversized soaking tubs and rainforest showers. The rooms are designed with large 49-in. LCD TVs, high-speed internet and work surfaces providing flexibility.

Upon completion, eight restaurants and bars will be headlined by modern Chinese destination restaurant New Dynasty, specializing in Cantonese seafood, BBQ and dim sum along with local Hainanese cuisine, with an extensive wine cellar and whisky collection.