Situated in the exquisite UNESCO listed location of Lijiang, Amandayan is an outstanding location for travellers seeking an incredible holiday in China. With unbeatable suites, atmospheric dining, unbelievable amenities and outstanding activities to enjoy, it’s assured that you will have an unparalleled experience at this beautiful destination.

Your sumptuous suite

There is an exceptional selection of generously proportioned suites offered at Amandayan. All are finely finished and fitted with Dongba wood and Nakhi embroidery. Discover true inner peace in your secluded sanctuary while wrapped in luxury comfort. All the exquisite suites are set in picture-perfect courtyards and exude a sense of privacy and utter tranquillity. Suite views include the impressive Lion Hill and stunning rooftop vistas of Lijiang, as well as the magnificent mountains that dominate this astonishing locale.

Gastronomic wonders

Culinary wizardry is there to whet the most insatiable of appetites at this luxurious location. Organic meats and freshly grown locally sourced ingredients are always used in season for optimum flavour. Appreciate the delicate intricacies of Nakhi cuisine with sophisticated flavours created in clay pots. Yunnan spareribs, yak beef and succulent mushrooms combine to make the delicious Chinese Hot Pot. Indoor and outdoor seating is equally available at the tea house for traditional services while the Lounge bar is perfect for mingling with other guests while sharing stories over select cocktails.

Unimaginable amenities

It comes as little surprise that such an impressive luxury destination as the Amandayan offers a wondrous variety of activities and excursions. Enjoy cinematic treats in the hotel’s own private cinema or soak and relax in between laps in the beautiful pool. Visit the Old Town to explore ancient folklore or treat yourself to a selection of therapies in the sensational spa. Take an excursion to sights of majestic beauty like the Tiger Leaping Gorge or the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain for unforgettable experiences.

before you go

Everything you need to know before planning your dream trip

The Essentials
Private transfers are 35 minutes from Lijiang Airport / 35 Suites / 3 Restaurants & 1 Bar / Aman Spa / Fitness Cntre / Private Cinema
When to travel
Spring (March-mid May) and autumn (September-November) are the best weather wise. We would recommend trying to avoid China’s three public holidays as attractions can be crowded. These are Chinese New Year, May Holiday and National Day in October – please note dates vary year to year.
How to get there
British Airways offer direct services from Heathrow to Beijing in approximately 10 hours, Shanghai in just over 11 hours and Chengdu in just over 10 hours. Virgin Atlantic also offer a direct service to Shanghai.

Our Destination Specialists


our destination specialist

Jessica Jones Specialist area: Caribbean & Indian Ocean 26 years in travel industry
Paul Jones Specialist area: Asia & Indo-China 26 years in travel industry
Julie Crump Specialist area: Africa 37 years in travel industry

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Opening Hours
  • Monday - Friday- 9am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday - 9:30am - 1pm
  • Sunday- Closed

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