Rob O'Leary

China Travel Expert

China – a nation combining a richness of history with a thriving modern culture – has a truly diverse range of luxury hotels available to intrepid travelers, whether you wish to stay in the heart of the city or in the remotest mountains.

Rob O'Leary

China Travel Expert

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China Highlights

An ancient country with a fascinating history, spectacular landscapes, vibrant culture and cities at the height of modernity, China ticks all the boxes and should be at the top of any travel bucket-list.
Luxury holidays and vacations in China


Enriched by centuries of history, a luxury vacation to China opens up a whole host of discoveries. A place where modernity fuses with tradition, this entrancing country has amazed and mystified us. China offers a cultural adventure like nowhere else. To really get under its skin, head into Shaolin temples to master the art of kung fu where you’ll discover a tremendous sense of peace, or dive head first into the bustling city scene of intoxicating Shanghai.


Enthusiasts of culture, history, and cuisine will each find China an exceptional destination for a tailor made vacation to some of the country’s most noteworthy regions. China is a country with deep roots in traditional values and a sense of pride for their past, making it an optimal location for our experts to craft a once in a lifetime exploration of such a fascinating part of the world.



From Guilin to Yunnan, southern China is brimming with dramatic landscapes, storybook towns, and a history that leaves even the most discerned traveler delightfully enchanted. A tailormade tour through the region’s peaks and valleys, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and colorful monasteries, will awaken the senses of families and couples alike. Visit one of the deepest canyons in the world, Tiger Leaping Gorge, and marvel at the Naxi architecture of Lijiang.


A city with as many hidden treasures as it has iconic ones, Beijing is the epicenter of ancient Chinese culture. Our local tour guides will lead you on beguiling tour of some of the worlds most well-known sites, from the Summer Palace to the 15th Century Forbidden City. Venture towards a part of the Great Wall less traversed by the masses with the help of our on-site expert, followed by a private Taiji lesson and intimate dinner at an authentic eatery.


With its spellbinding bells and whistles, Shanghai is our favorite destination to experience luxury in China. A city with as much splendor and prosperity within the city walls as within the hotel interiors, a luxury vacation in Shanghai is made complete with a stay at one of the city’s most prominent establishments. Spend your days exploring the city’s gardens and pavilions and your nights dining on award-winning cuisine, surrounded by the opulence of this lavish subwaypolis.

China Highlights

An ancient country with a fascinating history, spectacular landscapes, vibrant culture and cities at the height of modernity, China ticks all the boxes and should be at the top of any travel bucket-list.


Unlike any other country in the world, China offers its guests an extensive range of luxury hotels that mimic the same undeniable quality - and you wonder what keeps us coming back for more. From the boutique to the spectacular, the properties in China are sprinkled with qualities not every country can match. Whether staying in a quaint, historical town, finding peace under traditional terracotta rooftops, or swimming laps alfresco at one of Shanghai’s jaw-dropping displays of 1920’s architecture, it’s a country undoubtedly equipped to please any kind of traveler.


There’s no hotel name quite as synonymous with luxury - and in this case, tranquility - as the Aman properties. At the Aman Summer Palace in Beijing, you’ll feel worlds away from the city bustle while remaining only minutes from the East Gate - the main entrance into the palace itself. Every detail from the bamboo gardens to the exquisite pavilions exude a personality of authenticity, heritage, and affluence. Tastefully formed around peaceful lake Kunming, this one of a kind hotel is as traditionally elegant as they come.


Shanghai, the Paris of the East, has as many luxury hotels as its European counterpart. Many equipped with dreamy rooftop terraces and numerous fine-dining ventures, the rise in Shanghai opulence has yet to see an end. For an immersive experience in 1920’s Art Deco, the Peninsula on the Huangpu River is a chic option for design lovers. Alternatively, the Waldorf Astoria is a destination for those eager to marvel at the colonial architecture still prevalent in Shanghai today.

  • Population Population 1,350,000,000
  • Capital Capital Beijing
  • Currency Currency Renminbi
  • Langauge Langauge Chinese Mandarin
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT+8 | ET +13
  • Expert Tip Expert Tip

    "Take a Taiji lesson with a Taiji master in the central Jingsan Park"

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