Nestled along the Pearl River Delta, an hour’s travel by road from Hong Kong, by ferry from Macau and by train from Guangzhou, lies Shenzhen – a perfect place for a holiday break with family and friends or simply to get away for a romantic weekend.
Young, vibrant and dynamic, the city offers wonderful attractions, from epic shopping sprees at the electronic and at the fashion and accessories wholesale markets to an outing for the young and the “young at heart” at one of the three theme parks. The city boasts of the world’s largest golf complex with 12 designer courses as well as lush parks and mountain hiking trails for sports enthusiasts. Awarded as a “City of Design” by UNESCO in 2008, stunning architecture dot the beautifully landscaped surroundings of the new downtown Futian, Shenzhen’s hub for both business and pleasure. And located at the heart of it, amid three shopping malls and the entertainment area, is Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen.
Contemporary in style with vibrant coloured murals and a unique lobby outdoor terrace on the 6th floor, the Hotel is an attraction in itself. Spacious and bright guest rooms with high tech amenities such as iPad minis and Nespresso coffee machines makes each room a sanctuary for relaxation. Dining options include the multi awarded Zhuo Yue Xuan, a one of the city’s finest showcases for Cantonese cuisine with ten private dining rooms. Additionally, the stunningly designed FOO all day buffet restaurant with indoor/outdoor seating and special seafood and BBQ counters is a “must try” for a sumptuous weekend brunch experience.
For a weekend of total wellness, the Hotel’s fitness centre includes a 24/7 gym with state-of-the-art equipment, indoor/outdoor swimming pools and the Spa with seven luxurious treatment suites where one can enjoy the unique Eaglewood Treatment or hold a ladies’ SPARTY reunion with friends. Sunrise yoga or Tai Chi at dawn can be arranged at the Hotel’s verdant multi-level outdoor Terraces. And for those wanting to learn something new, classes are available at the Hotel’s Art Gallery with resident artist Mr. Mo, renowned for his fine calligraphy and contemporary Chinese watercolours as well as western oil painting.
For families, Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen has comfort and convenience in mind with baby crib and toddler care pack of bottle warmers, diapers and more all set up in the room before arrival so that families can enjoy the luxury of travelling light. Kids of all ages are greeted with special welcome amenities on arrival and in room surprises include personalised cookies, colourful bed linens and bathroom amenities including tiny bathrobes. For “suite kids,” a play tent and mini table and chairs will truly surprise and delight. The children’s program at the Hotel’s outlets includes complimentary meals for up to 4 years old with 5 up to 11 years at 50 percent savings. What’s more, FOO features the weekend special Kid’s Buffet Corner with a chef on hand to teach cookie decorating and a clown to entertain so parents can enjoy their buffet feast.