Celebrate Chinese New Year with Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts present a series of Chinese New Year holiday offers filled with authentic destination experiences, gourmet menus, premium accommodation and plenty of fun activities, creating festive and joyous Lunar New Year getaways at various inspiring locations.
Traditional Festivities in Bustling Metropolis
As traditions and customs become increasingly important, the metropolitans are brimming with joyful festivities during the Lunar New Year.
Macau still observes many unique regional customs, one of the most important local New Year traditions is honouring the Chinese goddess Mazu at the Temple of Matsu, which offers one of the eight famous views of Macau. Other festivities unique to the city include: the Chinese New Year’s Day Dragon and Lion Dance performance and spectaculars parade that continues until the 9th.
Banyan Tree Macau offers various Spring Festival dining packages including the five-course Cabana Big Bowl Feast that allows diners to indulge in internationally sourced ingredients in a private poolside Cabana. The Belon “Bountiful Reunion” menu features epicurean seafood and grill delicacies while the Saffron Auspicious Delights menu offers authentic Thai favourites. For an even more luxurious getaway, guests can book the Golden Indulgence Spa Treatment at award winning Banyan Tree Spa Macau, or enjoy shopping home amenities at the Banyan Tree Gallery and be rewarded with gift coupons for every purchase.
Spring Festival celebrations in chic and stylish Shanghai include lively temple fairs. Shanghai Happy Valley amusement park will stage the Spring Festival Carnival for 15 consecutive days beginning with the first day of the Lunar New Year and featuring activities and performances like the Grand Lantern Display and Light Show and traditional cultural performances. Shanghai Disneyland will also welcome the Year of the Dog with authentic Chinese adornments and vibrant Spring Festival Fair full of festive fun.
Book the Staycation with a minimum stay of 5 nights during the Chinese New Year at Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund and enjoy daily breakfast for 2 at Oceans restaurant, 25 percent off for F&B and 15 percent off for laundry service (free laundry for one T-shirt).
Celebration with Unique Cultural Customs
Famous for its ethnic diversity, Yunnan is the best destination to experience different cultural customs.
The New Year’s Eve reunion dinner at Banyan Tree Lijiang includes traditional salted pork rib and organic chicken hotpot, paired with seasonal organic vegetables from the hotel’s garden, wild mushrooms and hand-made fish balls, initiating the New Year with exquisite culinary delights.
Chinese New Year package offered by Banyan Tree Lijiang includes a stay of 2 nights at the Jet Pool Villa, daily breakfast for 2, Naxi Hotpot for 2, one-way airport transfer service, afternoon tea for 2, one 60-minute massage + 30-minute Sanctuary Spa experience for 2, priced at RMB 5,249.
Tengchong in the Yunnan province, celebrates Chinese New Year by welcoming in the Heaven God, giving offerings and eating palm buns. Palm buns, is a must-have dish on the Lunar New Year’s eve reunion dinner and a unique local tradition. Tengchong Lantern festival kicks off on the first day of the New Year and runs for 16 consecutive days. Expect a sea of colorful paper lanterns hung all over the place.
Angsana Tengchong offers a variety of special packages for guests to choose from. During the Spring Festival, guests with family and friends can have a dinner together. Waterlight Cafe Restaurant also offers buffet dinner and outdoor hot spring ticket package for RMB 299. At the same time, Angsana Tengchong is also offering a Winter Spa Package, allowing guests to experience a comfortable and relaxing holiday in the cold winter.
A Fresh Start in Awe-inspiring Natural Beauty
The long holiday provides enough time to travel and celebrate the fresh start of the New Year with family and loved ones.
Lunar New Year in Hangzhou has a special atmosphere. There are many festive events to attend: visit Lingyin Temple to pray for good fortune, admire spring blossoms in the Botanical Garden, or take a stroll around the West Lake to spot the signs of spring. Famous for its classical Jiangnan style gardens, Banyan Tree Hangzhou will be hosting an exclusive Spring Festival Fair featuring various signature culinary delights in the Snacks section, gifts and goodies in the Specialties section, nostalgic games including rubber band-skipping and shuttlecock-kicking in the Games section to relive the carefree childhood days, and a dazzling lantern corridor brimming with festivities and joy.
Usher in a prosperous New Year with exclusive dining packages at Banyan Tree Hangzhou, book Pin Yue Special set for RMB 688, or Shang Yue Special set for RMB 888.
Located on the riverbank of Lijiang is the Banyan Tree Yangshuo. There are many exciting activities for the whole family to enjoy during their stay including: cruise along Lijiang River, explore caves and rice terraces, or learn to master the art of rock-climbing. From 27thof the twelfth lunar month, local Spring Festival celebrations move into a more intense and exciting stage, culminating with the joyful New Year’s Eve dinner serving up glutinous rice wine and New Year’s rice cake.
Book Festive Package at Banyan Tree Yangshuo for a minimum of 2 nights stay between Feb 14th – 16th 2018, enjoy 10% off accommodation in Pagoda Lake Suite or Imperial Retreat Villa, daily breakfast buffet, one Lijiang Bamboo Raft trip and New Year’s Eve special buffet for 2.
Spring Blessing Tropical Island Style
Spring Festival doesn’t have to be spent in cold weather. The Maldives is an ideal destination to have some fun in the sea. Dive down and explore the marine life, try out challenging water sports, join a dolphin watch cruise, or participate in coral and sea turtle conservation project…so many ways to create an unforgettable Spring Festival holiday. Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Angsana Ihuru have crafted New Year’s Eve dinner menus for guests staying during Spring Festival, while Angsana Velavaru will be presenting the fantastic Lion Dance performance to bring in good luck in the New Year.
Chinese New Year’s Eve dinner menus at Banyan Tree Vabbinfaru and Angsana Ihuru are priced at USD 65 per person.
The Banyan Tree Phuket awaits just a stone’s throw away from Bangtao Beach. On Phuket Island, there is something for everyone to enjoy, guests can choose to participate in dynamic activities such as trekking and yoga, or relax and bask in the sun all day on the sandy beach. The Banyan Tree Ungasan’s cliff top location provides stunning views of the surrounds. With its beautiful rice terraces, lush jungles, friendly people, majestic mountains and commanding ocean views, the diversity of landscapes in Bali adds more fun and excitement to the Spring Festival escape.