Marriott Announces Opening of Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa
Marriott International has announced the opening of the 507-room Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa located in the luxury resort area of Haitang Bay on Hainan Island.
Commenting on the opening Tina Edmundson, the senior vice president of lifestyle brands for Marriott International, said that they had created a true lifestyle resort experience though modern design and the unique lifestyle element of the Renaissance Hotels brand. She added that they were confident that the resort would prove a popular addition to the hotel scene in Sanya.
The resort offers seven food and beverage outlets, linked by a theme of stars to reflect a clear Sanya night sky. Star Anise is a Chinese restaraunt with 14 private dining rooms, including six on "floating islands," where Cantonese specialties and local delicacies can be accompanied by fine wines. Red Star Cafe, the 320 seat three-meal restaurant is anchored by floating red glass box kitchens, each one specializing in a different Chinese cooking technique. The Star fish Market & Bar offers more casual dining where guests can choose their meat, fish and locally sourced vegetables, cooked to order.
All guest rooms come equipped with wireless and high-speed Internet access, iPod docking stations, and flat screen TVs. The rooms begin at 58 square meters in area — including a six-meter balcony — and most rooms have a view of the South China Sea and view guest rooms boast direct access to the hotel’s lagoon pool. In addition to its guestrooms, the hotel also boasts 97 suites and 10 private two-bedroom villas with a personal pool.
The resort’s Presidential Suite, accessible by private elevator, offers more than 1,000 square meters of accommodation, including four bedrooms, two swimming pools, and a private dining room for 12 with floor to ceiling windows.
For families and children the resort features "R-Cade," which includes a 10-pin bowling alley, private cinema and individual Wii, Xbox, and PlayStation zones. "R-Kids" is a Renaissance styled kids club offering eight designer styled zones of entertainment. The hotel also offers a Quan spa with individual treatment villas, as well as a fully equipped fitness center.
For meetings and events there is more than 2,500 square meters of banquet space, including a 1,430-square-meter grand ballroom. The resort also offers a junior ballroom and four additional meeting rooms, all equipped with state-of-the-art audio visual facilities.
The property was developed by the Guo Dian Hainan Real Estate Company and designed by WATG.
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