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Banyan Tree Lijiang

Lijiang, China


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Luxury Holidays At Banyan Tree Lijiang

Set amidst tranquil gardens and pools,over two-thousand metres above sea level and shadowed by the peaks of the stunning Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Banyan Tree Lijiang is a peaceful haven of seclusion and luxury. Built to resemble a small village, complete with flowing streams and bamboo coppices, guest villas and suites reflect the area’s rich culture by incorporating sweeping roof designs and rich Oriental colours, such as red and gold. Each abode also features a private balcony with views of the imposing mountain. Those who enjoy hiking or historic architecture can join guided treks that venture across this mysterious land. Alternatively, guests can explore the atmospheric old streets and cobblestone alleyways of Dayan and Shuhe, or trek to the beautiful Tiger Leaping Gorge for an unforgettable experience. The hotel also has many on-site facilities, including a Banyan Tree Spa, which is the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring.

  • Type: Luxury Hotel
  • Summary: Intimate resort resembling a traditional Chinese village
  • Feature: Rooms maximise the views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Rooms: 122 suites & villas
  • Nearest airport: Lijiang Airport
Location and transfer

40 minutes from Lijiang Airport by private car transfer. NB: Visas are required for China. 

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Culture & History

Located 2,000 metres above sea level, the Banyan Tree looks down upon the wonders of the ancient town of Lijiang. Culture is aplenty in this historic destination; meander through the old town of Dayan which was built during the Southern Song Dynasty, trek to the heights of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain's main peak Shanzidou, which ranks among the tallest glaciers in the world or immerse yourself in classic Dongba culture and take an intimate look at its shamanistic practices. Every aspect of this region offers a new cultural encounter.

Spa & Wellness

Enjoy an award-winning experience at Banyan Tree Spa, including speciality tea from the tea house, treatments which utilise ancient techniques and products made from locally sourced herbs and plants. Treatment packages are particularly heavenly and include therapeutic combinations like ‘Royal Banyan’, comprising a barley and green tea scrub, massage, facial and luxury lavender-infused bath.


Revel amid serenity and intimacy in Banyan Tree Lijiang's beautifully romantic setting. Seclude yourselves amid your luxurious villa and enjoy an in-villa couples massage treatment away from interruptions. As day turns to dusk, enjoy a truly exquisite and intimate experience as you dine together by soft moonlight in a beautiful traditional pagoda.


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