Celebrations & events at Amanyangyun

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Venues that combine natural beauty, architectural finesse, impeccable service and a sense of history unfolding are rare. Those in close proximity to a global city such as Shanghai, with a story of ancient stones and transported trees, are unique. A singular destination, Amanyangyun is an incomparable venue for the most exclusive of events, offering an exquisite setting for every occasion.

Designed by the award-winning Kerry Hill Architects and surrounded by an ancient camphor forest – a living reminder of the past – Amanyangyun is a fitting witness to life’s big moments as they are played out and celebrated. Whether intimate or grand, Amanyangyun ensures that every ceremony, blessing, reception and celebratory meal is truly distinctive and memorable for everyone in attendance.

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Amanyangyun Wedding

Weddings 

The central lawn area is an auspicious setting for outdoor wedding ceremonies. At its heart stands the Emperor Tree – a remarkable symbol of longevity and endurance. Next to this ancient giant is a well relocated from the same region. The stone carvings on the well bear four Chinese characters: ‘Ri Yue Gong Tong’ – a reference to the harmony between Sun (Yin) and Moon (Yang). After exchanging their vows under the Emperor Tree with Nan Shufang as a dramatic backdrop, couples can nourish the tree with water from the well, a symbolic act reflecting their dedication to nurturing their relationship into the future.

Celebrations 

Home to an impressive array of dining venues and ancient private villas, Amanyangyun can cater to events of all sizes, from majestic private banquets to candlelit, floating dinners for two. As well as its three restaurants and two bars, Amanyangyun offers a magnificent ballroom, two wooden boats adrift on the lake, an IMAX Cinema and the extensive cultural centre known as Nan Shufangn with its private rooms perfect for traditional tea ceremonies – ideal for those hosting multi-day events. The resort’s expansive Aman Spa can also host a variety of wellness-themed events, including corporate lunches and afternoon teas combined with treatments or bathing rituals.

The venues

Outdoor celebrations

Amidst a flourishing forest of camphor trees near a tranquil lake on the outskirts of Shanghai, Amanyangyun boasts vast exteriors and lavish gardens, rare features in this iconic metropolis city. Apart from the central lawn with the King Camphor Tree as a focal point, the lakeside lawn provides another coveted venue for outdoor weddings and celebrations offering sweeping views of the forest park, ideal for those with a large number of guests.

Antique Villa

A picture-perfect city escape made up of 13 century-old Antique Villas and 24 impeccable modern suites, Amanyangyun provides the perfect opportunity for its guests to design their own dream wedding in one of the Ming and Qing Dynasty Antique Villas. Villa 17 features a large open-air courtyard and a spacious private dining room. Glowing with candles and moonlight, the courtyard in Antique Villa 17 serves as an atmospheric dining venue for up to 30 guests and after-dark dinner cocktail receptions for up to 50.

The Ballroom

Set in a scenic bamboo grove, the Amanyangyun Grand Ballroom with its lofty ceilings allows for 150-seat receptions, conferences, weddings and special-occasion feasts with breathtaking views through its floor-to-ceiling windows. Light-filled and open, the venue can accommodate 200 seated guests for theatre-style events too, and up to 280 guests standing for cocktail parties. The ballroom’s large terrace is the ideal pre-dinner reception area, while the foyer serves as an inspiring setting for pre-function cocktails or more intimate events.

Restaurants

Exquisite cuisine is a signature of Amanyangyun, with talented chefs from across the globe available providing personalised menus for private dinners or grand banquets. Lazhu, the resort’s main dining room overlooks a bamboo grove, while seven private dining rooms (suited to more intimate occasions) o¬ffer serene garden views. Alternatively, Arva is the property’s lakeside restaurant with a warm, convivial atmosphere, drawing inspiration from Italy’s farm-to-table gastronomic tradition, it can accommodate 100 seated guests, or 30 guests on its large central dining table.

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