Wuzhizhou Island

Location: Hainan, China

Scope: Master planning

Size: 365 acres, 148 hectares

Program: 250 room hotel, amphitheater, botanical garden, aviary, bungalows, restaurants, view pavilion, hiking trails, preserved forest and coastline, hillside villas, dive club, beach restoration

Description: Rich plant variety and pristine shorelines are the primary features of this lush island located off the south coast of Hainan.  GCH assisted the owner in creating a master plan for the island with the goal of encouraging visitors while preserving and enhancing the natural upland forests and coastal ecology of the island.  Traditional resort features are combined with hiking trails linking guests to forest preserves and opportunities to appreciate coastal and marine life.