Xili Lake Holiday Resort

In the modern hustle and bustle of prosperous Shenzhen, you may wonder where you may find a tranquil place in which to relax and feast your eyes on the beauty of nature, a place with luxuriant trees and charming bird song. Undoubtedly, you need look no further than the Xili Lake Holiday Resort at the foot of Qilin (Kylin) Mountain in the Nanshan District. The charming natural scenery of Xili Lake has provided an ideal setting for the resort that has been established here and has been seen continuous improvement. Being one of Shenzhen's best-preserved natural settings, Xili Lake Holiday Resort boasts vitality in its natural springs that are surrounded by blossom and picturesque falls that are a joy to behold. As you roam around the various places of interest, you will be totally fascinated by the beautiful lake and the imperial style architectures. Of these, the long corridor encircling the lake is worthy of particular mention. This corridor exceeds three quarters of a mile or 1,280 meters in length and is the longest of its kind in China. Built to provide comfortable walkways with shelter from the sun and inclement weather such corridors are a unique feature in Chinese gardens and are beautifully decorated; the Xili corridor is a fine example.

The Xili Lake Holiday Resort, erected in the fall of 1979, was the first to be built following the reform and opening up of China to foreign visitors and was soon to be recognized as Shenzhen's prime scenic spot. The fresh air coupled with its elegant ambience arouses people's desires to take holidays here. The Xili Lake Holiday Resort also offers the opportunity to cultivate their minds. In 1986, it was the chosen venue for the Eighth Asian Table Tennis Championships. Since the 1980s, many of the top Chinese leaders and other celebrities have visited the resort and have been warmly entertained there.

Xili Lake Holiday Resort is adjacent to the Safari Park Shenzhen and Shenzhen University City, so it is convenient for you to get close to the wild life or enjoy the studious atmosphere of modern university life. In the Xili Lake Holiday Resort, you will have no worries about a lack of entertainment programs. Apart from the well-equipped facilities that you would expect to find in a holiday resort, this holiday resort provides visitors with an abundance of activities such as fishing, canoeing, firework displays, swimming, picnicking and other wonderful entertainments.

Don't forget to climb the Xili Pagoda or visit the Qilin (Kylin) Mountain pavilion. With a bird's eye view from these two places, you can see a wonderful panorama of the entire resort.

The Xili Lake Holiday Resort is an excellent place to spend a holiday with your family or beloved.

How to get to Xili Lake Holiday Resort

1. Take metro line 7 to Xili Lake Station and walk northwest around 850 meters (900 yards) to there.
2. Take bus 49, 66, B736, B797, M460 or M492 to Xili Bus Station.
3. Take bus 36, 101, 104, 226, B796, or M203 to Xili Dongwuyuan Bus Station.
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- Last updated on Jul. 19, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Xili Lake Holiday Resort
Asked by Katie from CHINA | May. 11, 2015 19:45Reply
Hello! Could u tell me how to arrive Xili Lake Resort from Ke Yuan metro station, Shenzhen?
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Answered by Linda from PHILIPPINES | May. 11, 2015 19:52

Walk to Keyuan Station to take the Shekou line to Window of the World. Take the Exit C1 and walk about 250 yards to take the No. 66 bus to Xili Public Bus Station. Then you will see the resort and reach it with 200 yards walking.

If you take a taxi the whole way, it may cost you CNY35 around.
Asked by marta from SPAIN | Feb. 23, 2015 04:26Reply
hello, we are planning to go to Shiyan Lake Hot Spring Resort. how much is it and how can i arrive?
it seems to be a bit difficult to get there. how can i arrive from the airport? and how much is it? i saw 15 kuai but it seems too cheap to me!
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Answered by Marsha from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 24, 2015 20:45

Take shuttle bus M416 from the airport to Hourui metro station at the cost of CNY2. There you can take Luobao metro line and get off at Window of the World. The metro fare is CNY6. After that, transfer to bus no. 392 to Shiyan Lake Resort directly at the cost of CNY6. Yes, the total cost is only CNY14.

If you take a taxi, it costs CNY60 or around.
Asked by munieazam from MALAYSIA | Apr. 26, 2013 01:23Reply
May i know if there is any muslim mosque in Shenzhen. If there any budget hostel nearby the mosque.
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Answered by Eillen from INDIA | Apr. 26, 2013 02:47

Yes, there is a Mosque at Meilin Road, Futian District. You can easily find at the opposite of Shangmeilin vehicle administration office.

Within 200m, you can find a Yueting Inn, which is at No. 13, Meilin Road.
Answered by Mei from INDONESIA | Mar. 05, 2016 10:54

how to get there by the subway or bus?
Answered by Ellen | Mar. 09, 2016 19:21

By metro: You may take metro Longhua Line to Shangmeilin Station, Exit D. Walk east along Meilin Road for about 900 yards to the mosque.
By bus: you may take bus line 7, 234, 245, 302, or 316 to Meilong Overpass Station. Walk west for about 200 yards to the mosque. :)
Asked by Thouret from FRANCE | Jan. 04, 2013 20:33Reply
Are Xili Lake resort and Shiyan Lake hot spring Resort the same place?
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Answered by Tony | Jan. 06, 2013 03:23

No, there are two different places.
Xili Lake Resort is in Xili Town, Nanshan District, while Shiyan Lake Hot Spring Resort is in Baoa'an District.
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