Set on 14 hectares of tea plantation, natural forest and groves of bamboo, you’ll be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped back in time when entering this luxury boutique resort. Connected by stone pathways, the 47 courtyard dwellings have been restored and reconstructed using traditional methods to represent a traditional Chinese village. Once the focal point of daily village life, the stream that borders the property creates a tranquil setting along with the tea bushes, bamboo and indigenous trees that surround the property. A perfect haven hidden in a quiet valley on the West Lake.
- Explore picturesque Hangzhou and surrounds
- Relax in luxurious surroundings immersed in traditional Chinese surroundings
- Hangzhou is the ‘tea capital’ of China and a visit to the Tea Museum is a must
- The property is located close to the ‘Temple Trail’ where 7 Buddhist temples can be explored
- Explore the eclectic boutiques in Silk Street for best Chinese silk items
How to get there
The Amanfayun is about a 50-minute drive from Hangzhou Airport, served both by domestic and international carriers. Take a high-speed train to Hangzhou Station which is a 30-minute drive from the resort.
Best time to go
There are four distinct seasons in Hangzhou. Summers tend to be hot and humid, while winters are cool to cold, cloudy and mostly dry with occasional snowfall. Spring and autumn enjoy mild and mostly warm weather.
Vibrant cities and technological wonders are abound in China and there is nothing like finding the perfect place to retreat to for a tranquil and relaxing stay. The Amanfayun provides the ideal secluded space to simply let your hair down, let the staff take care of every whim and relax. The lush surroundings and fragrant gardens are a treat, as is sitting back and savouring a delicious cup of the local tea.
- Tea House
- Cigar Room
The Restaurant - Overlooking a terrace above the Fayun Pathway, the Restaurant serves Western cuisine and features a number of international favourites. The Bar is located in this venue and is suitable for informal dining throughout the day, or pre-and post-dinner drinks.
Steam House – Boasting terraces and an open kitchen, this casual eatery offers traditional Chinese fare in an authentic and simple setting. Try the village-style dishes or signature dumplings.
Hangzhou House – well known for its aromatic local cuisine, this is the best place for traditional dishes like Beggars chicken, Fried Shrimps, Braised Pork and Simmered Soup in Pottery Jar.
Tea House – providing a traditional tea service with home cooked meals that change daily, the venue offers a selection of the best teas from the region as well as from around China.
Vegetarian House – Situated next to the Lingyin Temple on the north end of the Fayun Pathway, the menu offers a variety of zen-inspired dishes unique to this restaurant.
There are a total of 42 rooms, suites and villas within the property each one unique due to the historic nature of the property. All accommodation enjoys the comfort of under floor heating, air conditioning and internet and are all comfortably furnished with a private or semi-private courtyard. Fine art pieces decorate the walls and entertainment is provided with sound systems and televisions.
Village rooms: 16 Rooms with a king sized bed, daybed, desk and bathroom.
Village suites: 9 Suites are larger than the rooms and include a twin desk or daybed.
Deluxe Village Suites: 12 Suites of which half have a duplex configuration with a bedroom and bathroom located above the living area. Seven include a private double massage treatment room with additional shower facilities.
Village Villas: 4 Villas are spacious with duplex configuration and private double massage treatment rooms
Amanfayun Villa: Includes two king-sized bedrooms each with an en suite bathroom. Split over two levels, the villa has a private enclosed courtyard and reading area. The lounge and dining area includes twin daybeds and a private massage room.
- Take a trip to Hangzhou’s picturesque West Lake
- Visit the Six Harmonies Pagoda
- Visit the Tea Museum
- Enjoy the local festivals
- Relax in the spa for a pampering treatment