Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa
Xishuangbanna, China Opposite a tropical botanical garden in China’s Yunnan province, the Anantara Xishuangbanna Resort & Spa is set to open in January.
The first and only 5-star hotel and pool villa in the Xishuangbanna prefecture, the hotel will highlight the cuisine of the ethnic Dai tribe in its cooking classes. It is in the southern part of the Hengduan Mountains, where the Lancang River becomes the Mekong, popular for mountain hiking and bird and wildlife spotting. The property will also have a tea guru, who can take guests to tea plantations.