Situated on the estuary of the Yangtze River, Chongming County is a popular ecological attraction near Shanghai. Surrounded by water, Le Méridien Qidong Resort is an inspiring setting for the discovery of a distinctive blend of ancient and modern China. Forming part of Qidong in Jiangsu Province, our resort is located on Greenland Long Island on the northwest side of Chongming Island. Businesses, entertainment options, and a wetland park are steps away. Both Shanghai’s city centre and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) can be reached by car in two hours.

Discover the wide variety of artefacts at the Nantong Museum, which is housed in a classic Chinese-style building. Wander around the courtyards and gardens at the Nantong Textile Museum, and admire its unique indigo flower design fabrics called lan yin hua bu. Popular among the elite during the Ming Dynasty, these fabrics are produced today only by this museum. Climb to the top of Langshan, also known as Wolf Hill, to admire the scenery and Buddhist temple. Embrace more history at the Cao Gong Zhu Memorial Temple and the Zhang Jian Memorial Hall. Take a leisurely evening boat ride down the Haohe River and enjoy numerous sites along the way.

Go bird-watching at the renowned Dongtan Wetland Park. This pristine park is filled with ducks, geese, herons, gulls, and hundreds of other species. View the largest manmade forest in east China, Dongping National Forest Park, and marvel at its dense forest, lakes, picturesque gardens, and windmills. Its vast range of recreational activities includes golf, rock climbing, bike riding, horseback riding, paintball, and grass skating.

Browse small shops for distinctive Nantong blue calico textiles, colourful kites, and other traditional handicrafts. Attend one of Chongming’s unique and diverse festivals held throughout the year. Gourmands will delight in the wide array of delectable fresh seafood, including local crabs, Asiatic hard clams, razor clams, and other Shanghainese specialties.