The Tianhe Taiping Lake Retreat offers a unique lakeside getaway travel experience just five hours out of Shanghai at Taiping Lake in South Anhui Province. Nestling on a secluded hillside that gently falls to a pristine stretch of shore, the Retreat commands matchless views of the beautiful Taiping Lake and the surrounding Yellow Mountain landscape stretching to the horizon. The Taiping Lake Retreat provides an unexpected sanctuary of relaxed comfort in the Chinese countryside with a sensitive touch of luxury, Taiping Lake style.
Widely acclaimed as China’s Lake Geneva, Taiping Lake covers almost 2,800 square kilometers and is Anhui's largest lake. The majority of the lake and its surrounding mountains and valleys are part of the Yellow Mountain (Huangshan) district that has been declared national parkland. It offers a rich abundance of native wildlife and spectacular natural scenery. Currently, the lake forest coverage remains 95% providing the habitat for some 300 kinds of wild animals and 800 kinds of plants
This stunning natural setting supports the local epicurean culture, distinguished by a profusion of fresh lake delicacies and unique local produce. A veritable feast for the senses, Taiping Lake is a hidden treasure that offers the discerning traveler an exclusive opportunity to experience the very essence of China. – just off the beaten track!