(Hong Kong, 2 November, 2007) "“ Shenzhen's new OCT East 'Swiss Mountain' Eco Resort – centered around the 5-star Interlaken Hotel and Village – is now offering an attractive weekday golf package starting at RMB1,868 including an overnight stay at the hotel and a round of golf at one of the resort's two 18-hole, championship golf courses.
The package is available from Sunday to Thursday from now until December 31st 2007 and also includes breakfast with confirmed tee times and prepaid green and cart fees.
Additional rounds of golf are priced at RMB 420 and the supplement for an accompanying partner is also RMB 420.
Set amid lake and mountain scenery, cliffs and waterfalls, the OCT East's 'Wind Valley' is home to its two superb golf courses which have been designed by renowned Canadian designer Neilson Haworth. One is for members only, the other open to the public.
The golf complex includes a luxury club house, driving range with 66 stalls, and two par-3 courses — one with 6 holes, the second with 17-holes, styled after Cypress Point in United States.
Newly opened in 9 square kms of lush green hills and freshwater lakes at Da Mei Sha, just 30 kms from Shenzhen city, the OCT East eco-resort incorporates: the 5-star Interlaken Hotel overlooking Lake Interlaken; Interlaken Village styled on the famous Swiss resort with quant gingerbread houses and shops, street parades and 1,400 seat theatre with daily shows; golf courses, tennis centre, an eco-park with working tea plantations and tea museum, and China's largest indoor and outdoor mineral spring Spa.
The Swiss-themed Interlaken OCT Hotel Shenzhen is an ultra luxury Alpine-style hotel with 308 spacious and sumptuously furnished guest rooms and suites, a soaring atrium lobby festooned with flowers, international, Chinese, Japanese and Italian restaurants, a Cathedral-inspired cocktail bar, Viennese-style ballroom and banquet rooms for grand occasions and glamorous weddings, and a health club.
The Interlaken Spa is the largest, most luxurious and state-of-the-art health spa in China. Covering an expansive 20,000 square metres, it is modeled after historic European spa resorts. The facility combines indoor and open-air mineral water pools and tubs, health management, Asian and European spa treatments, spa dining and well-being amenities, and mountain cottages. Rich underground mineral spring water complements a wide selection of pampering and wellness treatments, health care spa courses, health food, health diagnosis, French anti-aging clinic and recreation centre.
For families, The Interlaken OCT Hotel has a 'Kid's Club' allowing parents to relax and enjoy the resort's outstanding facilities while their children are entertained.
Getting to the OCT East from Hong Kong is easy. OCT East operates direct cross-border coaches daily from Kowloon, stopping at Shatin, Fanling and Sha Tou Jiao customs to the resort.
The Golf Package can be booked directly through The Interlaken OCT Hotel, for reservations and all information, visit the website www.octeast.com and www.interlakenocthotel.com.
A regular package is also available at The Interlaken OCT Hotel starting at RMB1,868 including one night in a deluxe room, tickets to OCT East Tea Stream Valley, "Tian Chan" show at the Interlaken Theatre and breakfast. (Rates inclusive of 15% service charge)
OCT East is a "green" resort committed to eco-tourism and environmental sustainability, incorporating wind, solar and hydro-electric power along with numerous recycling and wetland initiatives.
Themed residences and communities are planned for future development within the resort, which is the flagship for a group of 5-star themed hotels and resort developments planned by OCT.