Qingdao, a captivating garden city at the foot of Mount Lao, is nestled on the shore of the Yellow Sea in China’s Shandong Province. Discover the beauty of Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort, which faces Lingshan Bay from Qingdao’s longest beach. Our resort is less than 6 kilometres from Orient (Qingdao) Golf & Country Club, and a 15-minute drive from the Qingdao Economic & Technical Development Zone.
Experience Qingdao’s celebrated European architecture with a stroll along the Badaguan (Eight Passes). This intriguing scenic area features eight streets named after eight recognized passes of the Great Wall of China. Lined with more than 200 charming, historic homes, the passes boast a total of 24 iconic architectural styles. Other key sites include the alluring 440-metre-long Zhan Qian Pier, the symbol of Qingdao, and the majestic Mount Lao, which holds significant importance for Taoists.
Engage with the local culture at the Qingdao Beer Museum, the only museum of its kind in China. Housed in a historic building, this century-old brewing company shares its rich past while offering samples of its signature beverages. In addition to beer, Qingdao is acclaimed for its seafood. Savour the fresh local clams, seafood wanton, and roasted sleeve-fish (squid) before heading to Hong Kong Garden, where vendors sell unique handcrafted seashell items, glistening natural pearls, seafood goods, hand-woven grass crafts, and eye-catching green stones from Mount Lao. Qingdao also hosts numerous annual events, including the Qingdao International Beer Festival, Qingdao International Sea Festival, Qingdao International Fashion Week, and Qingdao International Motor Show.