2012 is the Year of the Dragon for China. It is the most auspicious year and is considered the year of abundance. If you have plans for a trip to China then this is the best time to book that trip. There are several luxury travel deals on offer to choose from. It will be difficult to decide for you which one to choose as they will all take you to China’s most beautiful spots.
The Winter Getaway is a package offered by China World Summit Wing. It is a Shangri-La property that offers panoramic views of the historic Beijing city centre. The hotel offers luxurious accommodations and is housed in the upper floors of 330 meter tall China World Tower. Beijing’s newest landmark soars 81 floors above the China World Trade Centre complex. This is a super luxe hotel with designer restaurants, two bars and a lounge. The Winter Getaway offers accommodation in an Executive room, complimentary breakfast for up to two people at Grill 79. Broadband internet access is available to the guests at no extra charge. The package requires a minimum stay of two nights and offers about $80 worth of credit for food and beverage or spa treatment per room per stay.
If you want to make it an exclusively leisure trip then the Mandarin Oriental Sanya would be suitable for you. It is a luxury beach resort located on the southern tip of Hainan Island. The location has the advantage of a balmy climate all year round. The guests can indulge in water sports or go for a fishing expedition. The forest covered mountains nearby are also very inviting or you can simply relax on the resort’s coral beach. The package called Escape to Sanya offers pick-up and drop to the Sanya International airport, complimentary breakfast for two at the Pavillion Restaurant, about $80 credit to be spent in the restaurants and bars or spa during the stay and complimentary Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Yoga classes. At $330 a night, the package requires a minimum of three night’s stay. The package runs through March 31, 2012.
The Palace and a Village is a unique package that offers a range of Chinese experience right from the grandeur of the Summer Palace in Beijing to a quiet and picturesque village. The guests get to stay in two unique luxury resorts and get to experience and discover China’s natural beauty and historic wonders. The Aman at Summer Palace provides easy access to cultural landmarks like the Great Wall, The Temple of Heaven, the hutongs and the Forbidden City. Apart from complimentary breakfast the package offers guided tours of the Summer Palace and the Forbidden City. As a contrast the Amanfayun comprises 47 dwellings that originally housed villagers who worked in the nearby tea gardens. The guests get a guided tour of Longjing Tea Village & Nine Creeks and the Lingyin Temple . The package available till April 30, 2012 starts at $4,200.
The two nights plus spa package offered by Le Sun Chine is perhaps the most relaxing of the lot. The property is the former residence of the Sun Family. The atmosphere of the heyday of Shanghai of the 1930s has been elegantly combined with modern amenities to create a historic hotel and restaurant. The hotel boasts of 24 spacious suites featuring hardwood floors, chandeliers and fine furnishings. The package runs through May 31, 2012 and starts at $280. The 24 hour butler service ensures that you have a comfortable stay.