Tsingpu Tulou RetreatChina/Tsingpu+Tulou+Retreat

Starting price: 450 USD/night


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The UNESCO-listed Tianluokeng Tulou Cluster and Yunshuiyao Scenic Area, which includes Taxia hamlet and the Tulou Retreat, are both located there. The community has a history dating back more than 600 years and is home to numerous historic Tulou buildings that have been preserved. Tulou Retreat is a cultural hub that highlights the lively Hakka ethnic minority's culture in addition to being a well-protected historic property. You can explore a pristine hidden paradise, learn about the practices of the local intangible cultural heritage, discover the mysteries of old Fengshui design, collect seasonal fruits, or go on a mountain hike in search of bamboo shoots.

In addition to the more than 20 planned activities, you can browse the exclusive to Tsingpu in-house artwork, have a leisurely conversation in the tea room, create handmade pottery in the on-site pottery studio, take in the sounds of local Hakka music, or simply gaze up at the clear mountain skies where millions of stars are visible after sunset. Feel time slow down at Tsingpu as you relax from the stresses of daily life. The five restored, centuries-old Tulou earth structures that make up Tulou Retreat, created by renowned architect Hua Li, are a monument to the enduring spirit of Hakka culture and the revival of traditional architecture.

Your Host and The Team

“My goal, my view, is that alongside ordinary life, people should seek, find and enjoy opportunities to explore and find themselves, and to find inner peace. My goal at the Tsingpu Tulou Retreat was to create a place, a site, for people to feel the beauty of poetry, to find their inner heart, and explore their artistic spirit. Xiangchou is a Chinese concept that refers to nostalgia for rural living and in this age of rapid technological development, it's becoming quite a movement, particularly in hospitality. These concepts come from a renowned poet, Xin Qiji. He composed a very famous poem, which goes “When I see the mountain, I can feel the beauty and the peace of the mountain. Meanwhile the mountain can feel my heart.”

“Tsingpu Tulou Retreat, which is made up of five historic Tulou earth buildings, offers guests a chance to immerse themselves in the rich Hakka culture while also experiencing the traditions and beauties of ancient China in its 26 rooms.”
Kim, the discoverer.


The 26 guest rooms of Tsingpu Toulou Retreat are divided into 3 different accommodation styles, and all exhibit the distinctive Hakka architectural elements. The columns and beams give the spaces a distinctively local feel. Super king-size beds, a large bathtub, a separate shower and toilet, a safe, a sofa, a tea table, and tea accessories are all included in the rooms, which start at 40 square meters and come with free WiFi.

A maximum of 3 people can be accommodated by adding an additional bed to the super-sized king-size bed, which is designed to sleep 2 people comfortably (chargeable).

Deluxe Mountain View Room (7 units)

The Deluxe Rooms' 41–51 square meters comfortably accommodate 2 guests in a king-size bed or double bed. These rooms have mountain and courtyard views.

Premium Mountain View Room (16 units)

The Premium Rooms' 55–69 sqm of space adequately accommodates 2 guests on a king-size bed. These rooms have views of either a courtyard or a mountain.

Supreme Mountain View Room (3 units)

The Supreme Mountain View Rooms' 60–73 square meters comfortably accommodate 2 persons in a king-size bed. These rooms offer views of the mountains and rivers.

Hotel Facilities and Highlights

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Useful Information

Total number of rooms: 26
Time zone: (GMT+08:00) Beijing
Currency accepted: CNY
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard, UnionPay
Electricity voltage: 220V
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Tsingpu Tulou Retreat is located in Taxia Village, about 2h30mn from Xiamen Airport, close to the town of Nanjing in Fujian Province.
Airport: Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport (XMN) - 155 km
Train Station: Nanjing(南靖) Railway Station - 70 km

Yao Dong Builiding, Taxia Village, Shuyang Town, Nanjing Country, Zhangzhou – Fujian Province
福建省漳州市南靖县书洋镇塔下村大坝耀东楼 , China

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