Nestled in the spectacular, surreal forests of China’s southwestern Yunnan Province, Anantara Xishuangbanna offers first-class comfort and five-star luxury in one of China’s most remote areas. Anantara offers a series of charming villas and guestrooms, all of which feature immaculate bathrooms, plush beds, floor-to-ceiling windows (some with views of the pool, others with views of the gardens and the nearby Luosuo River), dark, wooden furniture, Internet access, mini bar, air-conditioning, and a flat-screen television with satellite channels. In-house restaurants include Manfeilong, an all-day eatery serving breakfast buffets, and Chinese and Western a la carte dishes; Mekong, which offers Thai/Dai and Chinese cuisines; Dai Lounge, a tea and snack space; and Luosuo, a poolside grill. Amenities include a comprehensive spa offering a wide range of treatments, baths, and rooms; a cooking school with lessons in Southeast Asian, Thai, and Chinese cuisines; a central swimming pool, an insightful tea program that immerses guests in the subtleties of tea; and a club for younger guests. The Anantara Xishuangbanna is a scenic, 45-minute drive from Jinghong International Airport.