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Raffles to open at RMB20bn Clearwater project in China

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is expanding its collection to 10 hotels with the opening of Raffles Hainan in September – its second property in China.

The luxury resort will open in Clearwater Bay, a leisure development on the southeast coast of Hainan Island. Covering an area of more than 6.6 sq km with a total investment of RMB20bn (US$3.3bn, €2.4bn, £2.1bn) Hainan Clearwater Bay of Agile, is developed by Agile Property Holdings.

The project includes six luxury resorts, two championship golf courses designed by US-based Schmidt-Curley Design, private residences, luxury retail, a cinema complex, yacht clubs and a 780-berth marina for sailing and water sports. One of the six resorts – Raffles Hainan will enjoy a beachfront location with 299 rooms and 32 villas, all with private balconies. A large Raffles Spa offering both Asian and Western treatments houses eight individual villas, and two private spa suites in the nearby Villa Club. The spa spans 1,400 sq m (15,000sq ft) and features treatments targeting body and mind. All spa suites feature private changing rooms with steam, shower and aromatherapy products. Spa cuisine and a special tea ceremony served in the spa lounge will be on offer.

The hotels rooms and suites will feature a contemporary design combined with locally inspired accents. Other facilities will include seven restaurants and bars, and events spaces. Raffles connection to art will continue in Hainan as the resort is set to showcase more than 1,000 works of art throughout the resort. Curated by Willow Gallery from Hong Kong, these include specially commissioned works from Chinese artist and multimedia art.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts is expanding its collection to 10 hotels with the opening of Raffles Hainan in September – its second property in China.
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