One of the world’s most anticipated new resorts and Six Senses entrée into China, Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain will have its preview opening on August 1, 2015.
Located at the picturesque gateway to the country’s majestic Qing Cheng mountains, Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain has been created to complement the UNESCO World Heritage & Natural Cultural site at nearby Dujiangyan. It was in this region known as the homeland of the Giant Pandas that the legendary Silk Road began. The resort, which is situated to the west of the Sichuan Basin, is just over an hour’s drive from the regional capital of Chengdu and 48 miles (78 kilometers) from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU).
The 113 guest accommodations featured at Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain range from semi-detached suites in duplex villas with balconies and verandas, to courtyard suites, garden and pool villas. Two-and four-bedroom villas offer intimate seclusion, with indoor courtyard, whirlpool or pool, natural wood interiors, unrivalled amenities and exotic outdoor settings. Complimentary WiFi is offered plus a smartphone app that can control air conditioning, television programming and lighting will soon be available to all guests.
Global dining and the refinement of Chinese cuisine are showcased throughout Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain, where emphasis is all about eating well. Farm2Fork is an informal all-day dining restaurant with a fresh-from-the-garden and fun approach, serving mouthwatering Western and regional dishes as well as creative semi-buffets. For signature Chinese dining, 28Zodiac serves time-honored Sichuan specialties complemented with a selection of Cantonese, Jiangsu and Shandong favorites. Sala Thai celebrates the exquisite cuisine of Thailand under the direction of a resident Thai chef, SarunyaJampadee.
When it’s time to simply kick back and relax, the Moon Bar is an animated and quirky lounge with creative cocktails, wines and spirits. Situated within the Moon Bar, the Chinese Tea Lounge serves some of China’s finest teas. The nearby Wok Mee Shack is where guest can savor small bites of all kinds of traditional Sichuan snacks. Farm2Straw Smoothie Bar brings guests a distinctive palate experience by creating smoothies mixed with seasonal fruit and herbs, and C+T Shack showcases a tea gallery and coffee selections, all with an alfresco setting.
A Meeting Cluster provides private and peaceful venues for small meetings and events.
Over a charming bridge and past waterfalls, guests virtually walk into the earth to discover the 18,400 square feet (1,710 square meter) Six Senses Spa which premiers in August. With waterfall and garden views from the 10 treatment rooms, the spa menu features a selection of locally-inspired specialty treatments plus an extensive menu of signature therapies. There is something for everyone, from multi-day wellness programs to rejuvenation therapies and a selection of activities such as yoga and tai chi.
Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain creates unique and memorable experiences. The resort’s Guest Experience Makers (GEMs) are always on hand to help arrange that perfect and enriching experience by presenting fully planned excursions or to create events based on guests’ personal wishes and schedules. The resort’s private and secluded nature-inspired setting offers activities sure to entertain all ages and satisfy the most discerning of tastes.
Six Senses is renowned for its commitment to sustainability and its obligation to the environment and the community. Consistent with Six Senses’ philosophy, Six Senses Qing Cheng Mountain is dedicated to improving the ecological and carbon footprint resulting from the resort operation, which depends on the responsible actions and efforts of all, including hosts and guests. For airport transfers, the resort offers a Tesla Model S, which is considered the most eco-friendly way to travel.