Source = Atlantis Sanya Atlantis launches USD 1.6 billion resort in ChinaAtlantis launches USD 1.6 billion resort in ChinaAtlantis Sanya, the new iconic ocean themed entertainment resort on Hainan Island, opens its doors and welcomes first guestsAtlantis Sanya, the flagship resort on beautiful Hainan Island, has opened its doors and welcomed its first guests. The much-anticipated opening of China’s first integrated entertainment resort is set to enhance Hainan’s incredible tourism proposition.Located on the Haitang Bay National Coast, Atlantis Sanya is the first Atlantis resort in China, joining the flagship Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai as well as The Royal Atlantis Resort & Residences in Dubai and Atlantis, Ko Olina in Hawaii, both currently in development.Serge Zaalof, Chief Operating Officer Atlantis Resorts & Residences comments: “The Atlantis brand is known for unique, ocean-themed destinations offering a wide variety of entertainment experiences and Atlantis Sanya is no exception. The owner, Fosun International, is an incredible partner and together we have created a resort that offers unprecedented experiences to its guests.”“Following an intense development period of long days and nights by a team of approximately 3,000 colleagues, we are proud to introduce Atlantis Sanya to our first guests and the public. When you combine 1,314 guestrooms including 154 suites, five of which are underwater suites, impeccable design from talents like Jeffrey Beers International and Hirsch Bedner Associates Design and an incredible water adventure at Aquaventure Waterpark, we know we are giving people unparalleled experiences new to Hainan Island and China, that only Atlantis can deliver”, adds Heiko Schreiner Managing Director Atlantis Sanya.”Atlantis Sanya encompasses 540,000 square meters of unparalleled excitement and larger than life experiences embodied in China’s newest luxury resort. Built around the myth of The Lost City of Atlantis and overlooking the spectacular South China Sea, the resort offers exhilarating water play on Aquaventure Waterpark’s twisting waterslides, exploration of the ancient Atlantis civilization at The Lost Chambers Aquarium, which spans two floors, alongside the exotic marine creatures that reside there, and a look into the largest open-air aquarium in the world, The Ambassador Lagoon, through a mesmerizing viewing platform.During their stay at Atlantis, guests will be delighted to discover a wealth of impeccable dining choices at the resort with 21 different restaurants, cafes, lounges, and bars that include the signature Ossiano Underwater Restaurant and Bar, as well as celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s awarding winning Bread Street Kitchen and Bar. Atlantis also features a sophisticated and exclusive AHAVA spa, boutiques of world famous brands, a conference centre and multi-function ballrooms, ideal for all leisure and MICE events. Already a leading holiday destination, Sanya, Hainan Island will be transformed into the new pinnacle of entertainment in China with the addition of this new trailblazing landmark.For bookings and more information, please log on to www.atlantissanya.cn or call reservations at +86-898-88986666.