The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has outlined plans to develop its first golf resort in China, as part of the Haikou Mission Hills Golf Club project, the world’s largest public golf complex.
Adding to the brand’s growing portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in China, The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills, will be located in Haikou, the capital of Hainan province, and is expected to open in late 2015.
Developed by the Mission Hills Golf Club and managed by The Ritz-Carlton, the 201-room resort will include 21 private villas and a dedicated club house.
The property, designed by architects AECOM with interiors created by Hirsch Bedner Associates, will feature five restaurants and bars, a Ritz-Carlton Spa and facilities including a tennis courts, two swimming pools and a recreation pavilion. The resort will also offer 1,480m² of convention and meeting spaces.
Ritz-Carlton president Hervé Humler said: "Our first golf resort in China marks a new chapter of growth for The Ritz-Carlton and sets the stage for expanding our resort and golf portfolio throughout the region.
"Like other Ritz-Carlton world-class golf facilities, we expect this new addition to attract luxury travellers and golf enthusiasts from across the globe."
The Haikou Mission Hills Golf Club project includes ten world-class golf courses and is expected to be the world’s largest public golf complex.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marriott International and has more than 30 hotel and residential projects under development worldwide.