Happy Chinese New Year!

Discover the history and heritage of China with Secret Retreats. Just in time for the Chinese New Year, we’re highlighting some of the incredible properties we partner with in this vast and wondrous country.

Celebrate modern art in futuristic Shanghai, spend the night at a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Pingyao or enjoy a stay in the heartland of one of China’s ethnic minority groups.

Our boutique partners are waiting to welcome you to this
ancient civilisation...
Jing's Residence
The picturesque home of a wealthy Qing Dynasty silk merchant is now an elegant boutique hotel in the heart of historical Pingyao. Steps away from your sumptuous surrounds, discover the ancient streets of this UNESCO World Heritage town.
Homa Moon Lake Hotel
Escape the everyday hustle and bustle and head to an out-of-this-world art hotel. Homa Moon Lake is a palatial modern retreat in Shanghai’s Baoshan district where high art meets contemporary style and all the luxury amenities one could dream of.
Baisha Boutique Hotel
Feast your eyes on magnificent views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain during your stay in the old town of Lijiang. Blending a traditional Japanese aesthetic with local designs and traditions, a stay here immerses you in the local Naxi culture.
Dali Sunyata Boutique Hotel
Concrete, light and modern minimalism define the aesthetic of this boutique hotel which sits just next to the Three Pagodas of Chongsheng Temple in Dali. Explore the ancient city, hike into the hills and relax in this refined boutique hotel.
Linden Commons and Linden Center
Enjoy the tranquil Yunnanese town of Xizhou. Stay in Linden Commons, a restored local Bai heritage house which offers opulent amenities and plentiful activities including an onsite cookery school, or at Linden Center, a stunning example of Chinese architecture which stands against the majestic backdrop of the Himalayas.
Songtsam Lhasa
Experience Lhasa, Tibet in comfort and opulence at Songstam Lhasa. With views of Potala Palace and the surrounding mountains, the hotel’s interiors are sumptuously decorated in rich woods and traditional textiles inspired by the nearby palace. In the high valley of the Himalayas, your hosts have carefully thought out every detail of your stay.
Shaxi Sunyata Boutique Hotel
In Sidan, a former stopover on the ancient tea-horse road from Yunnan to Tibet, discover this unassuming yet charming hotel. Featuring, minimalist wood-clad rooms and suites, this intimate retreat is the perfect place from which to explore the quaint village along the Heihuijiang River.
A-Plus Heyuan
Blending the best of old and new, this luxurious escape is housed in a magnificent wooden structure featuring more than 200 intricately carved wooden beams and other unique architectural details. Sample fine teas and the local cuisine in between explorations of Heyuan’s distinct culture and nature.
 Tulou Boutique Hotel
Take part in the traditional life of a Hakka minority village with a stay at Tulou Boutique Hotel. Rustic yet elegant, this earthen building recreates elements of traditional homes unique to this region.
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