Banyan Tree Lijiang | Luxury 5 Star Resort, Spa, Villas

The Venice of the Orient

Explore the ethnic charm, historical milieu and architectural landscape of the Old Town of Lijiang. Located in Yunnan province, the resort is an hour’s drive from the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, a sacred sanctuary which has protected the ethnic minorities and their unique cultures since ancient times. Regarded as the Venice of the Orient with its dizzying array of water canals, quaint bridges and cobble-stoned streets, Lijiang was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997.
Banyan Tree Lijiang has achieved EarthCheck Gold Certified status in 2014. Read more about EarthCheck, the leading environmental certification agency in the travel sector.






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Contact Information

Yuerong Road, Shuhe
Gucheng District, Lijiang City
Yunnan Province, People’s Republic of China 674100

+86 888 533 1111
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The romance of design

Discover more about the resort’s unique design which fuses local traditions with respect for the surrounding environment.

Discover Unexpected Experiences Banyan Tree Lijiang



Experience the majesty of China’s rich traditions in our villas. Take in the rejuvenating morning air in the tranquillity of the mountains or explore the wonders of this ancient land.



Calm your spirits and relax your body.



Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend or the perfect wedding, Banyan Tree Lijiang can help you create that magical moment.

The rooms are spread among lovely grounds… The suites look at the high mountains, with snow covered peaks. If we return to China we will definitely find our way back to Lijiang and the Banyan Tree. — Daily Telegraph

Reviews & Awards

2013 Travel +Leisure China Travel Awards - China’s Top 10 Boutique Hotels

2012 TTG China Travel Awards - Best Resort in China

2012 Gold List Award of China Tourism - Best Theme Resort (Environment Category)

2014 Travel +Leisure 500 World’s Best Hotels - Top 22 in China

2013 Golden Pillow Awards of China Hotels -Top 10 Most Popular Resort

2013 City Traveler Best Hotel Awards - The Best Vacation Destination Hotel