Discover the “Switzerland of the Orient.” Qingdao, a captivating garden city located at the foot of Mount Laoshan, is nestled on the shore of the Yellow Sea in China’s Shandong Province. Situated on the city’s longest beach, Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort is at the intersection of Binhai Avenue and Haibin Park Road in Jiaonan County’s Shuicheng Central Business District (CBD). We are just two kilometres from the Jiaonan County government, less than five kilometres from Orient (Qingdao) Golf & Country Club, and a 15-minute drive from the Qingdao Economic & Technical Development Zone. Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO) is just 30 minutes away.
Experience Qingdao’s celebrated European architecture with a stroll along the Badaguan (Eight Passes). This intriguing scenic area features eight streets named after the eight famous 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 Laoshan, 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 renowned 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 Laoshan. 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.
Discover an insider’s perspective of Qingdao at Le Méridien Qingdao West Coast Resort.