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CITIC Pacific Set to Open First Phase Hainan’s Destination Resort, Shenzhou Peninsula,
with the Tom Weiskopf Designed Dunes Golf Course and the Sheraton Hotel and the
Four Points by Sheraton Hotel with a Total of 650-rooms

Shanghai, Sep 14th, 2010 - 

Shenzhou Peninsula, located on the east coast of Hainan Island, will be celebrating its grand opening at the end of 2010 when this long-awaited world-class resort will welcome visitors from all over the world. Among the first facilities to be opened will be The Dunes golf course, the Sheraton Hotel and the Four Points by Sheraton hotel with a total of 650 keys. The Sunbury coastal residential compounds will be available for sale and renting starting September 2010.

Having received investment by CITIC Pacific, the Shenzhou Peninsula resort occupies some 18 square kilometers and features a comprehensive paradise resort with unique and beautiful natural scenic spots, including four amazing bays, natural beaches and the tranquil lake. The resort also boasts, luxury resort hotel, seaside residential villas, yacht dock and several beach clubs among many other world-class tourism and leisure facilities. Situated on eastern coastal highways, Shenzhou Peninsula prides itself on its well developed traffic system that enables travelers to take only 20 minutes to reach Sanya and only 40 minutes to reach Haikou along the “One Hour Golden Resort Circle.” However, the high-speed railway lines in the eastern part of Hainan will not open until the end of 2010. It will include a station for Shenzhou Peninsula.

Rendering of the Sheraton Hotel and the Four Points by Sheraton hotel 

Preeminent golf course designer Tom Weiskopf designed Shenzhou Peninsula’s The Dunes golf course. Enjoying a gorgeous view of the sea, the course includes a championship golf course called the Composite Course which is designed within the 36 standard holes and five practice holes, all built on natural terrain with breathtaking views of the South China Sea. The course takes full advantage of the area’s unique geography by harmoniously merging with the nearby seashore view. The golf course is also equipped with a stunning clubhouse, golf academy and other facilities that offer comprehensive service to members and visitors alike.

Tom Weiskopf has been crowned a champion during many PGA tours, and enjoys a reputation for being one of the best golf course designers in the world. “The natural scenery found at Shenzhou Peninsula is ideal for the best golf course imaginable,” Weiskopf said. “It was a great challenge, and very rewarding to work with this wonderful terrain, and the results have satisfied me greatly. I am confident that The Dunes will be very well received by the golfing public and am confident it will receive many accolades in the years to come. ”

The Dunes 16th Hole

In addition to The Dunes, the soon to be completed Sheraton Hotel and Four Points by Sheraton hotel (total of 65o keys) will guarantee visitors a perfect vacation experience by enabling a gorgeous view of the sea through every suite window found in the hotel. Hotel visitors will be able to relax both their bodies and their minds through coconut tree water spas among other luxurious delights. Located in a natural harbor, the Shenzhou Peninsula’s marina club not only provides a complete set of comprehensive dock service facilities and equipment, but also a yacht renting service. Shenzhou Peninsula resort village is the perfect choice for family vacations given its beach clubs that provide for a variety of leisure activities. For those who never want to leave, the coastal residential community Sunbury has been designed to accommodate an elite and passionate lifestyle near the Peninsula’s comfortable and second-to-none harbor and golf villas.

“The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula has amazed people with its spectacular sand dunes and breathtaking ocean views. This combined with a truly world class Tom Weiskopf design and professional service and already thrilled golfers from all corners of the globe” said Steven Thielke, General Manager of Hotels and Golf Management of Shenzhou Peninsula.

About Shenzhou Peninsula:

Shenzhou Peninsula, located on the east coast of Hainan Island, boasts a tropical climate with an average yearly temperature between 20°C and 25°C. Having received significant investment by CITIC Pacific, the 18 square kilometers that make up Shenzhou Peninsula will officially open for business in late 2010. Upon opening, the Peninsula will feature a wide variety of leisure facilities, like a 36-hole golf course, luxurious five-star hotels, a marina club and residential areas that boast breathtaking views of the beach. Shenzhou Peninsula resorts will also be equipped with fully functional MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) facilities and a multitude of dining options. By end of 2010, a high-speed railway that connects Haikou and Sanya will be completed with a station for Shenzhou Peninsula. The train will provide for easy access to a number of scenic spots like Dazhou Island, Dongshan Mountain Range and the Xinglong Tropical Botanical Garden. The railway will allow for travel from Shenzhou Peninsula to Haikou in a mere 40 minutes, and travel to Sanya in only 20 minutes.


Chelsea Chen
Tel: +8621 5465 2311

Also See: Four Seasons in China: Opening Two New Hotels in Hangzhou and Guangzhou in 2010 with Nine Additional Properties in Development / May 2010
Joint Venture Selects Hilton to Manage a 500-room Resort on China’s Tropical Island of Hainan; The Hilton Qing Shui Bay Resort & Spa is Scheduled to Open in 2012 / October 2008

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