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Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa

Why We Love This Hotel :

Location: Set in thick forests, the Anantara enjoys peace and tranquility.

History: Xishuangbannais an autonomous prefecture belonging to ethnic Dai. It's an area rich in folklore with restored Buddhist temples and ancient hill tribe towns.

Service: Round the clock service is provided by staff, with 24-hour butlers tending to villa guests.

Set in pristine green forest, the Anantara Xishuangbanna is in the perfect environment for relaxing spa treatments. There's a Tea Guru to share insights about the local brew, yoga and tai chi classes, a cooking school and an array of activities aimed at kids.

Anantara Spa

This luxurious spa offer pampering treatments and wellness therapies, with a highlight on Chinese and Thai elements. The spa has five treatment rooms, two hydrotherapy rooms, a herbal bath, a tropical steam room and a flotation room. Manicure and pedicure are also offered.


A stunning pool provides a centerpiece for the resort courtyard garden, beset by palms and water features. Towels are provided and there are plenty of sun loungers and tables for poolside dining.

Asian and Western food is offered at the Anantara Xishuangbanna, including authentic spicy Dai dishes and regional Chinese cuisines. Guests can opt for fine dining, casual poolside meals or a private meal in their room or in a romantic spot on resort grounds. Tea ceremonies are performed daily to give travelers a taste of local traditions.

Dai Lounge

Offering sweeping pool, garden and river views, this elegantly cozy venue provides a wide selection of cocktails, teas and coffee. Light snacks are offered and there's a long list of whiskeys for the connoisseur.

Lotus Lounge

Guests can enjoy some cultural immersion by joining a traditional Yunnan Pu-er tea ceremony in the Lotus Lounge. Afternoon tea with an Asian influence is also served here, alongside an assortment of light snacks and coffees.


For casual poolside dining, Luosuo offers a whole range of Western meals, including pizza, pasta and salad. Guests can relax with a range of cocktails, wines, beers and fresh juices.


This all-day restaurant offers beautiful river views from the terrace. Western and Asian dishes and live cooking stations feature a buffet breakfast with the focus on a la carte Dai cuisine for lunch and dinner.


Thai, Chinese and Dai cuisine is offered here, with indoor and al fresco dining areas. Guests can enjoy authentic local fare with tranquil views over the river.



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