Huafa Dongao Hotel

  • Prize
    Winner in Architectural Design Resort – Luxury
  • Company/Firm
    Zhuhai Huafa Group co. Ltd.
  • Lead Designer
    Robert Rayan (WATG)
  • Other Designer(s)
    WATG - Brandon Large, Tiffany Lee, GZDI - Zuguo Liu, Jieyang Li, Junlin Wu, Ying Zhang
  • Architect
    Guangzhou Design Institude Group Co.Ltd.
  • Interior Designer
    BHDco (Hong Kong)
  • Hospitality
    GMH Hotels
  • Construction Company
    China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd.
  • Photo Credit
    Renderings from Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo and Guangzhou Design Institude Group Co.Ltd.
  • Location
    Dongao Island, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China
  • Project Date
    1st Oct., 2024
  • Developer
    Zhuhai Huafa Group Co. Ltd.

Huafa Dongao Hotel in a paradigm of sustainable luxury design which is situated across two plots at the picturesque Dongao Island. The first plot comprises of 16 buildings with the standalone guest rooms with a total GFA of 8371.17 sqm. It offers a series of accommodations to present tranquility and privacy. The other plot serves as the main hotel's public area. The 9 buildings with a total GFA of 32,583.66 sqm offers the facilities such as wedding lawns, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a tea house, and specialty restaurants. The Southeast Asia-style design with the graceful terraces echoes with the mountain slopes which offers the guests to enjoy the limitless views of sea and sky.

The project perfectly embodies harmony with the natural features and cultural spirits. The design aims to lower down the massive crowdedness which ensures the building form seamlessly merge with the skyline. The Ahnluh hotel brand elevates the hotel beyond traditional hospitality paradigms which provides the resort accommodations with the realistic and personal experiences. The design aims to invite the customers into an architecture defined by the genuine connections and the reflective spaces.