Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort and Spa
WHEN: Opened January 10, 2012
WHAT: Located in the eastern province of Zhejiang, Park Hyatt Ningbo Resort and Spa is a relaxing retreat set on the banks of Dong Qian Lake. The lakeside resort features 236 guestrooms, including 17 suites and 10 freestanding villas. Designed in the style of a traditional Chinese water village, the low-level, stand alone villas have simple plastered exteriors and tiled, gabled roofs. Open courtyards, sky wells, and ponds are scattered throughout the property, echoing Chinese architectural principles.
WHY: Just two and a half hours from Shanghai, the culturally rich region is dotted with tea plantations, ancient Buddhist temples, caves, stone carvings, and working fishing villages. Park Hyatt Ningbo is the brand’s first property in China.