The Crowne Plaza Qingdao is located in the vibrant commercial, financial, retail, dining and entertainment center of China's Sailing City.
For a breathtaking overview of Qingdao, head to the small hilltop Xiaoyushan Park. From the octagon pavilion on top of the hill, you'll enjoy panoramic views of the city below, from Zhangiao Pier, the symbol of Qingdao, across the sea to Qingdao Island.
The stunning Shi Lao Ren golf course can be found hugging the shoreline, just 20 minutes' drive from Crowne Plaza Qingdao. With fabulous sea views from all 18 holes, fairways as soft as carpet and a driving range, this is an inspiring place to play golf.
Ask the Concierge at Crowne Plaza Qingdao for insider knowledge on the best beaches or about walks up imposing Mount Laoshan, where sights include impressive caves, peaks and waterfalls.
Qingdao is home to the world-famous Tsingtao Brewery, 25 minutes away, and August's Beer Festival is a popular time to sample its delights. Year-round, the century-old brewery opens its doors for tours of the factory and museum, including beer-tasting.
Exploring the city's heritage as a former German colony. Badaguan, 20 minutes' drive away, is filled with luxuriant trees and 200 different European-style villas. The impressive castle of the Governor's Residence or Guest House is a short walk away.
60 Donghai East Road, Qingdao, Shangdong 266071
Located in the beautiful Shilaoren National Tourism Resort (an AAAA National Scenic Spot) and opened up on July 22, 2006, Qingdao Haichang Polar Ocean Park integrates Polar Oceanarium, Happy Theater, Deep Sea Fantasy, 5D Dynamic Experience Hall, Polar Babyland and other entertainments to create a scene-based theme park, full of science and entertainment and interactivity.
No. 1 Yanerdao Road, Qingdao, shandong 266071
Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center is the venue for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Sailing Competition and the 29th Paralympic Sailing Competition. In the Olympic Sail Center scenic area, there are not only the elegance of flighting sails, but also ten old sceneries of Qingdao, representing the autumn tide of Yandao, the rainbow of gull-flying in Qingdao's new era, and many thrilling entertainment experiences. It is a must-see scenic spot for tourists to come to Qingdao.