Banyan Tree Lijiang


Banyan Tree Lijiang is located in Yunnan Province in a town known as the Venice of the Orient due to its array of canals and glorious bridges. Lijiang is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is just an hour's drive to the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, a sacred sanctuary. Accommodation is in a selection of villas and suites, all beautifully decorated in a traditional style.


  • Views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
  • Perfect base to explore scenic Yunnan Province
  • Great choice of trekking and cultural tours


Lijiang, China

How to get there

The Banyan Tree Lijiang is about 36 km from the Lijiang Sanyi Airport which takes about 45 minutes in a car.

Best time to go

Generally speaking, the best months to visit China are in the spring or autumn months of April, May, September and October as temperatures are warm and it is fairly dry.

Our thoughts

Set against the majestic backdrop of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, this luxurious resort is the perfect base to explore one of China's most scenic regions.

  • Tours and treks
  • Yoga
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Gym
  • Spa


Moonlight Pagoda - Dine underneath a traditional Naxi-style pagoda, looking out to the silhouette of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Sample Naxi-inspired creations such as flat rice noodle with yak meat and barbecued local matsutake mushrooms. Advanced booking required.

Imperial Feast - Enjoy this six-course degustation menu against the backdrop of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, in the regal surroundings of the Presidential Villa.

Wen Hai Bar - Listen to lounge music whilst sipping on your favourite cocktail in this chilled out bar that looks out to the mountain.

In Villa Dining - Enjoy delicious meals without leaving the comfort of your villa. From Tibetan Hot Pot to outdoor barbecues, the In-Villa Service team will cater to your specific tastes.

Bai Yun Restaurant - Sitting serenely by a koi pond with an atmosphere of old-world elegance, this restaurant serves fine Cantonese cuisine. An air-conditioned private dining is available for intimate family gatherings or group dinners.

Ming Yue Restaurant - This indoor-outdoor caf'e offers a delicious array of local and international cuisine at Ming Yue.

Garden Suite - These intimate one-bedroom suites with a private lawn are romantically decorated in an oriental theme of red, gold and black. Available with king-sized or twin beds.

Superior Suite - These one-bedroom suites with a cosy living area are romantically decorated in an oriental theme. Enjoy scenic mountain views from your private balcony. Available with king-sized or twin beds.

Spa Suite - Inspired by the traditional Chinese 'courtyard' concept, these two-storey one-bedroom residences come with a private garden, a living and dining area and an attached pantry. The bedroom balcony offers breath-taking mountain views, while a spa treatment room is ideal for in-room pampering.

Deluxe Garden Villa King - These luxuriously appointed villas offer a spacious bedroom, study and bathroom, boldly decorated with local objects d'art. The private gardens feature a daybed and heated outdoor jet pool.

  • The Wenhai Trail
  • Liming Adventure
  • Lashi Lake Adventure Tour
  • Old Town Shopping Tour
  • Dongba Culture Tour
  • Baisha Adventure Bike Tour
  • Tiger Leaping Gorge Tour
  • Lijiang Adventure City Bike Tour
  • Xiang Gu Qing
  • Dali Tour
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain

Perfect for children with plenty of active outdoor, nature-based activities for the whole family to enjoy. The villas are ideally suited to families.

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