The five-star premium beach resort will be situated on China’s only tropical island.
Hong Kong, 27 July 2009 – Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has been appointed by Agile Property Holdings (SEHK: 3383) to manage Jumeirah Qing Shui Bay Resort on the southern island of Sanya (China).
“At Jumeirah, we have developed a very strong reputation for successfully managing luxurious beach resorts and I am confident that through our partnership with Agile, one of the region’s development experts, we will continue to build on this success,” declared Gerald Lawless. “The resort’s location and unique design will truly demonstrate our promise to STAY DIFFERENT™. A growing number of local and international tourists are enjoying Sanya’s long white beaches, its year-round warm weather and the rich cultural mix of the island. Jumeirah Qing Shui Bay Resort is a perfect addition to our portfolio,” added Gerald Lawless.
Designed by WATG Architects and LTW Design, the luxury resort will comprise a 250‑room hotel and 50 private villas. Guests will have access to Hainan Clearwater Bay’s 12-kilometre long beach of pure white sand, six restaurants and cafés, a waterfront conference centre, and Talise, Jumeirah’s signature spa. Guests will also enjoy the panoramic views from a spectacular off-shore point that is sure to be one of the defining landmarks of the resort.
Located one hour by plane from Hong Kong and 2.5 hours away from Shanghai, the greater Sanya area is the premier beach resort destination in China. Clearwater Bay – Qingshui Wan in Chinese – is one of the most exclusive beaches in the greater Sanya area and Jumeirah Qing Shui Bay Resort is planned to be the most luxurious and exclusive resort within the Agile Clearwater Bay development. The attractive waterfront location will be complemented by championship-quality golf courses surrounding the resort.
Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts are regarded as among the most luxurious and innovative in the world and have won numerous international travel and tourism awards. The Dubai-based luxury international hotel management group encompasses the world renowned Burj Al Arab, the world’s most luxurious hotel and recognised as the symbol of Dubai, the multi-award winning Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Madinat Jumeirah and Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai, the Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel in London and the Jumeirah Essex House in New York.
The Group’s activities are, however, not restricted to hotel and resort management. The Jumeirah Group portfolio also includes Jumeirah Living, the Group’s luxury brand of serviced residences offering effortless living in luxurious surroundings; global spa brand Talise; Jumeirah Restaurants, the company’s dedicated restaurant division; Wild Wadi Waterpark; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management, the region’s only fully accredited third-level academic institution delivering specialised degree programmes in hospitality management; and Jumeirah Retail, with its 15 stores and dedicated luxury online store www.jumeirahcollection.com. Sirius, Jumeirah’s Recognition and Rewards programme, offers members the ability to earn Sirius Points every time they stay, dine or shop with Jumeirah.
Building on this success, Jumeirah Group became a member of Dubai Holding in 2004, a collection of leading Dubai based businesses and projects, initiating a new phase of growth and development for the group.
Jumeirah has extensive expansion plans to grow its portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts into key gateway or letterhead cities and aspirational resort destinations worldwide. Currently, the Group has several luxury five-star properties under development in the United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Maldives, Bali, Thailand, China, Argentina, Spain, England, Scotland, Germany and the US Virgin Islands.
Located in Lingshui County, Hainan Clearwater Bay is well situated, with proximity to Sanya City and a 40-minute drive from downtown Sanya and Sanya airport. Capitalising on the 12-kilometre-long coastline in the Southeast, the Project is one of the key construction projects under the "11th Five-Year Plan” of Hainan Province and will be developed into a large-scale resort and residential community.
With a site area of about 9,100,000 sq.m. and a gross floor area of about 9,860,000 sq.m., the Project will offer three 18-hole golf courses of international standard, six high-end hotels and two yacht clubs, together with large-scale commercial streets, shopping malls, a hot spring valley and other facilities, making it an ideal spot for tourists and travellers from around the world.
Agile Property Holdings Limited (Stock code:3383), is a Hong Kong-listed company, which focuses on property development and operations, and has extensive involvement in property management and decoration services, as well as renowned brand name nationwide. The Company is one of the few developers that are included in Morgan Stanley Capital International China Index and the Hang Seng Composite Index and Hang Seng Freefloat Composite Index.
For more information about the company, please visit www.agile.com.cn