A landscape of karst mountains and shimmering lakes offers a world of discovery. Choose yours.
Explore ancient towns and civilisations. Immerse yourself in natural beauty. Revel in cultured tranquillity at Anantara Guiyang.
Salute the sun in serene gardens below your balcony or terrace. With a dedicated yoga instructor on hand for private or group classes, take your practice to the next level. Let our yogi provide all the guidance you need to develop strength, balance and posture, clarity of mind and inner stillness.
An ancient game of finesse, indulge in the favoured pastime of Majiang, or Mahjong, long into the night. Enjoy one of our four private rooms – each opening onto the garden so that you can take a breather anytime.
Picnic in Eco City
Set out with a map and explore the local area at your leisure. Enjoy views of scenic greenery, the meandering river and traditional Chinese architecture. Set your own pace as you jog or cycle, with an array of hiking trails to choose from, including Eco City, a known mountain biking mecca. Or just head out for a family picnic and watch the world go by.
Saddle up and spend the day exploring the scenic trails that crisscross the surrounding landscape. Or brush up on your form at the nearby equestrian club in Shuanglong. Trot or gallop, set your own tempo, a fine way to enjoy cool mountain breezes and awe-inspiring panoramas.
Indoor and Outdoor Pools
Two pools offer twice the pleasure. Sunbathe and take refreshing dips at the Miao-inspired, butterfly-shaped, swimming pool set in tropical gardens. Alternatively, escape the sun and feel energised by laps in the generously sized indoor pool, resting after on comfy loungers.
Refresh with a selection of drinks and snacks on offer at each poolside bar.
Head to our state-of-the-art gym to keep up with your workout or try something new – whether you need to burn off stress or indulgence, tone and firm with weight training, or sharpen the mind with martial arts.
Open 6.00 am – 10.00 pm.
Curl up in a cosy armchair, or take in the morning sun out on the terrace, with old favourites or a new discovery from our selection of Chinese and Western classics, biographies, and a diverse range from our literature portal.
Submit to a journey of relaxation and healing at Anantara Spa.
Hide away in a luxurious treatment suite, closing your eyes and tuning out the world, or admiring vivid mountain views. Experience China’s ancient healing traditions. Reap holistic benefits with age-old therapies from across the region. Relax and beautify with Western techniques that deliver dynamic results.
Thousand-year settlements and older dot Guizhou’s landscape, from small hill tribes to dynastic homages. As well as the famed garrison town of Qingyan and Miao village of Xijiang, explore lesser known gems such as nearby Shuanglong with its mythic canyons.
Head out to Zhenyuan, a fine example of classic architecture, with the Wuyang River carving a picturesque S through this heritage town.
Follow in history’s footsteps with a trip to the Zunyi Meeting Hall, where Mao Zedong was first elected to the leadership of the Communist Party in 1935.
A sobering visit to the Xifeng Concentration Camp, the largest Kuomintang prison, is a must. And a fun day for all is to be had at Maotai, famed for its liquor distillery – the preferred drink of China’s revolutionaries – as well as being a historic stop on the Red Army’s Long March.
As well as boasting China’s largest waterfall at Huangguoshu, the Guizhou landscape offers a plethora of natural discoveries to be made.
Explore a stalagmite-punctuated labyrinth of caves at Longgong, the Dragon Palace, the nation’s longest and the largest water cave. Make a pilgrimage to Mount Fanjing, a UNESCO biosphere with breathtaking rock formations, and a sacred Buddhist site.
Let our caring and energetic staff keep your little ones (3-6 year olds) and older ones (6-12 year olds) enthralled. With a range of interactive games, creative activities and playtime, it’s easy for the kids to make new friends and enjoy their own special holiday. A babysitting service is also offered for parents wishing to enjoy time on their own.
Children Cooking Class
We invite the little ones to don a cap and join in our dedicated children’s classes at Spice Spoons. Head off to the market or the garden with Chef, to hunt down an array of fresh produce and ingredients. Learn easy techniques to flavour and garnish, with a whole host of Asian and Western recipes on hand. Then proudly present your dish to the parents.
24-hour advance reservation required.
Family dining is easy, with dedicated menus and silverware available for the kids at each of our dining outlets. As well as chefs on hand to cater any menu to your preferences, we offer a dedicated kids’ buffet to keep the little ones entertained and satiated.