Yangshuo Mountain Retreat

Guilin & Yangshuo

Set on the banks of the Yulong River, Yangshuo Mountain Retreat is an idyllic hideaway a few miles outside of Yangshuo. This simple eco-lodge is surrounded by karst mountains, picturesque villages, and lush rice fields, and is a wonderful base for experiencing a slice of rural Chinese life.

The hotel has 29 guestrooms and suites accommodating between one and four people, all with river or mountain views. The simple rooms are furnished in traditional style with locally made furniture, vibrant textiles, and local artworks.

The hotel’s riverside restaurant offers local cuisine on a farm-to-table basis, along with some Western favorites. There’s also a bar with books, board games, and a log fire in winter.

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle into Yangshuo, and there’s a host of activities on offer from cookery and calligraphy lessons, to river tours, food tours, local village visits, hiking, and biking.

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Why we recommend Yangshuo Mountain Retreat

Commanding prime position on the banks of the Yulong River, you won’t find a more charming or relaxing place to stay in Yangshuo. Rooms aren’t hugely fancy but they really keep in line with the surroundings and there are great family options available – one room features bunk beds that the kids will love. The restaurant serves delicious local cuisine (make sure to try the beer fish!) and we recommend dining outside by the river on a clear evening.

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