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Following the opening of Sofitel Kunming recently, Sofitel, the luxury arm of AccorHotels has announced the latest addition to its expanding portfolio in Greater China with the opening of Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort. The luxury resort, featuring 477 rooms, suites and villas, brings to Sanya an oasis of sophistication and glamour reminiscent of the French Riviera, infused with timeless French hospitality and authentic Hainanese culture.

Set on the National Coast of Haitang Bay, Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort is nestled between the picturesque mountains and gorgeous ocean vistas on the southern tip of China’s only tropical island destination. The resort is a 30-minute drive from Sanya Phoenix International Airport and a 5-minute drive from Haitang Bay’s renowned International Duty Free Shopping Mall.

“The opening of Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort marks a period of rapid expansion in China for AccorHotels, as we continue to strengthen our commitment to bringing exquisite French hospitality for discerning business and leisure travellers to the Greater China region,” said Michel Molliet, Chief Operating Officer, AccorHotels Greater China. “This stunning new resort is reminiscent of the French Riviera, and is an ideal choice for travellers looking to experience authentic French hospitality with a touch of flair and elegance.”

Sofitel Sanya’s spacious and well-appointed guestrooms, suites and villas feature stunning ocean and garden views. All rooms are furnished with the Sofitel MyBedTM, an exclusive bedding concept that provides guests with a restorative sleep, deluxe bathroom amenities by Lanvin, Bluetooth sound system, large-screen satellite TV, and complimentary high-speed WiFi access. Club Millesime executive rooms also feature a Nespresso machine, bathroom amenities by Hermès, and exclusive Club Lounge access.

 The resort is home to five restaurants and bars which serve a diverse selection of international and local cuisines. Hainan Pearl is Sanya’s upcoming Cantonese restaurant, serving authentic Hainanese delicacies with Cuisine. Cuisine All Day Dining offers a variety of Asian and international favourites at five live-cooking Ateliers. Thai is the first Thai restaurant in Haitang Bay offering genuine Thai favourites. Guests can also enjoy an evening drink at the Lobby Lounge or sip your favourite mocktail by the poolside at Eau Bar.

Whether it’s weddings, events or gala dinners, the hotel features a state-of-the-art Grand Ballroom spanning 1,100 sqm and 9 additional meeting rooms. .

For spa retreats, simply luxuriate and rejuvenate at So SPA with L’OCCITANE, a contemporary spa featuring holistic products and latest French cosmetology from Provence. Fitness enthusiasts can enjoy a total work out at the hotel’s So FIT studio which boasts well-equipped workout areas and relaxation zones and complete the evening with a swim in one of our outdoor swimming pools. The hotel also features mah-jong, KTV rooms, a Kids’ Club and pool and horse riding activities to name a few.