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"Amandayan is a magical place. We love that there’s a secret door leading to a path between the hotel and the old town, and that there’s a 200-year old temple housed inside the property. There are nine courtyards around the hotel in which to relax, and the tea house boasts great balcony with views of the surroundings. The hotel also has the only outdoor swimming pool in Lijiang."
Perched atop Lion Hill in China’s Yunnan region, Amandayan looks over the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Lijiang and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. This property is built in the local Nakhi style, while its outdoor pool and cinema bring a new level of luxury to a town widely regarded as China’s most beautiful.
The all-suite hotel has 35 spacious units, arranged around peaceful courtyards. The contemporary rooms are constructed from local wood and fabrics, while woodcarvings infuse them with traditional Chinese style. Bathrooms have freestanding tubs and walk-in showers, while the Amandayan Suite features a large terrace overlooking the Old Town and mountains.
Man Yi Xuan restaurant offers a menu of traditional Nakhi cuisine. The teahouse serves Chinese and Western teas with sweet treats, while the library provides cocktails and light bites.
Explore Lijiang and the surrounding villages, trek through peaceful countryside, and visit local attractions, before unwinding at the spa and catching a film at the private cinema.