Editor's Pick: August Travel Top 5!

By 2018-12-20 23:26:08

Get to the chopper

Looking to plan that perfect escape from Shanghai? Check out these five dream vacation spots that will leave you giddy with excitement.

Best Cultural Visit – Xiamen Gulangyu Island, Fujian

Source: famouswonders

A cultural island delight awaits you. Just a short flight from Shanghai, Xiamen's Gulangyu Island is a car-free haven of quaint lanes, Sino-Mediterranean architecture and laid back café culture. Escape the city and unwind at the Gulangyu Nanguashi Inn for some quality family time.

Cost: ¥1,293 for a flight to Xiamen plus one night at Gulangyu Nanguashi Inn.

Find It: Book with Ctrip at: english.ctrip.com/flights.

Best Wellness Retreat – Fairmont Yangcheng Lake, Kunshan

Find a tranquil paradise at Fairmont Yangcheng Lake. Willow Stream Spa provides a calm sanctuary and revitalizing spa treatments for all who enter. Rooms overlook either Yangcheng Park or Yangcheng Lake, offering spectacular views of natural greenery and blue water. 

Cost: Rooms start at ¥1,430 with breakfast.

Find It: Email: yangchenglake@fairmont.com or call: 001 866 668 6660.

Best Seascape – Langkawi, Malaysia

Langkawi in Malaysia is home to idyllic beaches, picturesque paddy fields and jungle-clad hills surrounded by a stunning turquoise sea. This beautiful tropical island is an official UNESCO World Geopark location.

Cost: Five-night package from ¥6,141, including flights and accommodation at the Westin Resort & Spa Langkawi with daily breakfast.

Find It: Book with Flight Centre China at: 4008 810 325 or visit: www.flightcentre.com.cn.

Best Adventure – Skydiving in Tokyo

Go skydiving in Tokyo! Bring your camera for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. If it's a clear day, you'll see Mount Fuji while falling from 12,000 feet. Afteerwards, explore Tokyo, sleep in a capsule bed, eat amazing food and get bragging rights for life.

Cost: ¥4,499 (does not include airfare). Book by October 16th!

Find It: Book with Travelers Society on WeChat: travelers-society1.

Best Romantic Getaway – Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam

Phu Quoc Island is situated in the Gulf of Thailand, a 50-minute flight from Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy true romance with a protected marine environment and natural park.

Cost: Six-night package from ¥6,593, including flights and accommodation at Phu Quoc Island – La veranda Resort (four nights) and Ho Chi Minh City – Rex Hotel (two nights).

Find It: Book with Flight Centre China by calling: 4008 810 325, or visit: www.flightcentre.com.cn.