- Individual villas set in peaceful gardens
- Restorative hot spring therapies using fresh tea leaves
- Tea and incense ceremonies from China’s past
Elite Spring Villas - LUXURY HOTEL IN ANXI, CHINA
Zen infused villas beside natural hot springs in China’s tea capital, Anxi
Among the tea terraces of southern China you’ll find Elite Spring Villas – an exclusive resort celebrating historic Chinese culture. With heritage-inspired buildings set beside tranquil pools, this boutique hotel immerses you in the sights and sounds of nature. Leave the outside world behind and let the peace of this Zen retreat soothe mind, body and soul.
Stroll along pathways between gently bubbling fountains to your private villa. Each offers a contemporary take on authentic Chinese design, with atmospheric touches such as calming sandalwood incense. Expect spacious living and sleeping areas, and luxury hot tubs in some villas. Enjoy a dip in the open-air pool or a relaxing soak in the tea-infused hot springs. Then experience an authentic tea ceremony using freshly picked Anxi leaves. Local ingredients are also on the menu at the restaurant, where you can sample Min and Yue regional delicacies.
When you’re ready to explore, hop on an Elite Spring Villas bike to cycle through the hills of Anxi. Take a tea-tasting tour to try revered varieties such as Iron Guanyin, a variety of Oolong tea. Or go slightly further afield to Qingshuiyan, a hillside temple built almost a thousand years ago.
- 17 rooms
- 2 restaurants
- 1 floor
Cloud Gate Villa
Sleeps: 3 People.
Cloud Gate villa has 150 square meter private courtyard with southern Fujian landscape.
The villa offers one 2m*2m king bed, comfortable sofa, tea table, desk, Philips audio, TV, air conditioner, free WiFi access or wired network service, L'Occitane one-off toiletries, complimentary minibar, turn down service, traditional Fujian health dessert and private hot spring Spa pool. The total indoor and outdoor area is approximately 300 square meters.
Cloud Gate Villa with swimming pool
Sleeps: 3 People.
Private independent villa has 250 square meter private courtyard in southern Fujian, offers a private swimming pool.
The villa is about 150 square meters, has one 2m*2m king bed, comfortable sofa, tea table, desk, Philips audio, TV, air conditioner, WiFi access or wired network service, L'Occitane toiletries, complimentary minibar, turn down service, traditional Fujian health dessert, and a private hot spring Spa pool. The total indoor and outdoor area is approximately 400 square meters.
Two bedrooms Floating Clouds Villa
Sleeps: 6 People.
Two bedroom independent hot spring villa has 450 square meter private courtyard in southern Fujian landscape. The villa has two bedrooms and one separate living room.
One bedroom has one 2m*2m king bed and the other has two 1.3m*2m beds. All villa is equipped comfortable sofa, Philips audio, TV, air conditioner, WiFi access or wired network service, L'Occitane toiletries, complimentary minibar, and private hot spring Spa pool, private Jacuzzi. The total indoor and outdoor area is approximately 650 square meters.
Two bedrooms Floating Clouds Villa with Swimming pool
Sleeps: 6 People.
Two bedroom independent hot spring villa has 450 square meter private courtyard in southern Fujian landscape, offers a private swimming pool. The villa has two bedrooms and one separate living room.
One bedroom has one 2m*2m king bed and the other has two 1.3m*2m beds. All villa is equipped comfortable sofa, Philips audio, TV, air conditioner, WiFi access or wired network service, L'Occitane toiletries, complimentary minibar, and private hot spring Spa pool, private Jacuzzi. The total indoor and outdoor area is approximately 700 square meters.
Palace Winds villa with swimming pool
Sleeps: 7 People.
Three bedroom independent hot spring villa has 2500 square meter private courtyard in southern Fujian landscape, offers a private swimming pool and sauna room.
The villa has three bedroom and one spacious living room. 2m*2m king beds in each bedroom, comfortable sofa, tea table, Philips audio, TV, air conditioner, WiFi access or wired network service, L'Occitane toiletries, and private hot spring Spa pool and Jacuzzi, private parking lot, audiovisual studio. The total indoor and outdoor area is approximately 3000 square meters.
Wireless internet connection
- 24-hour front desk
- 24-hour security
- Accessible facilities
- Accessible parking
- Air conditioning
- Airline desk
- Audio visual equipment
- Bell staff/porter
- Buffet breakfast
- Business Center Services
- Car rental desk
- Catering services
- Children welcome
- Concierge desk
- Currency exchange
- Doctor on call
- Family plan
- Fire safety compliant
- Free high speed internet connection
- Full service housekeeping
- Grocery shopping service available
- High speed internet access for laptop in public areas
- Housekeeping - daily
- Laundry/Valet service
- Meeting rooms
- On-Site parking
- Pets not allowed
- price in local currency. Per person per night
- Public address system
- Safe deposit box
- Shoe shine stand
- Shuttle to local attractions
- Shuttle to local businesses
- Turndown service
- Valet parking
- Wakeup service
- Wedding services
- Wireless internet connection
- Air conditioning
- Alarm clock
- AM/FM radio
- Bathroom amenities
- Bathtub seat
- Bottled water
- Cable television
- Complimentary high speed internet in roo
- Oversized bathtub
- Satellite television
- Separate tub and shower
- Sitting area
- Smoke detectors
- Speaker phone
- Turn down service
- Wake-up calls
- Wireless internet connection
- Childrens program
- Jogging trail
- Mountain biking trail
- Outdoor pool
The chefs here pride themselves on serving deliciously authentic cuisine. Ingredients are sourced from the local area, and menus focus on regional recipes from the Min and Yue traditions. As a Zen concept hotel, Elite Spring Villas introduces you exquisite vegetarian cuisine. On warm evenings, dine under a parasol or enjoy a barbecue at the poolside.
Happiness Loft Restaurant
Cuisine type: Chinese
Meals served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant serves Min Cuisine- Yue Cuisine- but also the local specialities of Anxi. The restaurant also provides delicate snacks and an innovative lakeside barbecue.
Beauty Enjoying Pavilion
Cuisine type: Vegetarian
Meals served: Lunch, Dinner
Mostly vegetarian food is served here with finely selected produce. A variety of mushroom and agarics- fresh and dried fruits- fresh vegetable and edible fungi are selected as main ingredients- which are cooked into an amazing range of delicacies.
These reviews are the real opinions of INVITED members and we have verified their stay at the hotel.
Stay date: August 2016
My Trip Type: Couple
We usually do not leave comments here - but THIS hotel deserves one! Everything exceeded our expectations - the villas are great, big, with a nice garden, a great swimmming pool, a great hot spring bathtub, airy, large....the food at the restaurant is simply great, the service is flawless, the main swimming pool and hot springs are more than enjoyable. You really feel like you are treated as a special guest at Elite spring villas, from the moment you step in to the moment you leave. It is not only a taste of luxury but also a taste of the best of China - food, tea, culture, architecture, service....And absolutely EVERYONE working here was just so nice! This hotel we ill definitely go back to as soon as we can!
Top tip for other guests:
Get a villa with a swimming pool if you can - and don't miss the restaurant!
What I liked most
- Local knowledge and experiences
- General service
- Welcome and departure
- Leisure facilities
- Guestroom and bathroom
- Restaurant and dining
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