One of the world's most popular dream destinations, Macau is a land of contrasts, a hotspot where east culture meets the west. The uniqueness of Macau comes from the fusion of colonial Portuguese architecture with East-Asian flair. Baroque churches, colorful Cantonese temples, Iberian plazas, houses and forts, come alongside with Las-Vegas style casino resorts and hotels as well as vibrant nightlife, making Macau a fascinating and exciting 'getaway'. If it's breathtaking traditional countryside, colonial mansions, entertainment and outdoor activities you seek, Macau is the best choice for you.
Nestled in the western side of the Pearl River Delta and facing the South China Sea, the tiny Chinese territory of Macau is composed of a small peninsula and two islands, with an overall area of 25,4 square kilometers. Macau is characterized by flat terrain, resulted from extensive land reclamation, with numerous steep hills. Coloane Alto is Macau's the highest point rising 174 meters above sea level. Macau enjoys moderate to hot climate with temperature just over 20C and with high humidity. The best time to visit Macau is perhaps in autumn (October to December), when the days are warm and sunny and humidity is low.
Macau is home to diverse and countless popular destinations. Known as Macau's countryside the island of Coloane, the premier of the two Macau islands, boasts spectacular wooded hills, myriad historical attractions, majestic beaches, magnificent beach-lined bays and traditional villages waiting to be explored. Recreational facilities are also available, including golf course, well-maintained hiking trails, trekking, jogging to swimming, sun bathing, jet-skiing, canoeing and windsurfing. Coloane is an ideal family destination, offering enjoyable experience for kids and adults alike.
Another not-to-be-missed place in Macau is Largo do Senado (Senate Square), the city's focal point and the start of most people's exploration of Macau. The square is surrounded by a number of neoclassical heritage buildings, including the Post Office, the Holy House and St. Dominic's Church, as well as boutiques, shopping centers, traditional Chinese restaurants and hotels, all making it a tourist's delight.
Casinos are also one of the most important highlights of Macau, providing a mixture of eastern and western gambling games found nowhere else in the world and characterized by top-notch customer service. Slot, blackjack, roulette, boule and baccarat are some of the most played games. In Macau you will feel as if you are in Las Vegas. Currently Macau is home to 30 casinos, of which Casino Lisboa, Wynn Macau, The Sands Macau and Galaxy Rio Casino are of special interest.
Your stay in Macau will not be complete if you do not visit Macau Fisherman's Wharf, the first theme attraction of Macau; covering an area of 111,500 sq km. Macau Fisherman's Wharf is a huge complex, offering several restaurants serving European, Asian and other cuisines, a large casino, a park filled with fun and entertainment, bars and resort Cotai. The complex also features a stunning 72-room Victorian style hotel, with a host of great amenities, which is worth a visit even if you do not plan a stay there.
Macau Hotels and ResortsMacau offers a wide array of accommodation options to suit any budget. You can choose from budget hotels to luxury 5-star casino hotels and everything in between. All major hotels provide pick-up service in a warm friendly environment.
Four Seasons Hotel is one of the renowned hotels of Macau, catering to the up-market travelers seeking luxury and entertainment coupled with comfort. Within a 19-storey tower, the hotel features 360 perfectly arranged guest rooms and suites all with neo-classical elegance and warm Oriental tones. The rooms are well-equipped with utmost technologies and modern amenities, including spacious bathrooms, air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities, wireless internet connection, flat screen television, private bar and everything else for the comfort of any visitor.
The hotel has fitness facilities that are open all day round with the latest in cardiovascular equipment, yoga and Pilates Studio, sauna, steam room and whirlpool are also available. Recreation and leisure facilities include gaming at the Plaza Casino, 18-hole championship golf course, five outdoor shallow pools and separate men's and women's spa areas, each with treatment rooms offering massages, body treatments and a private bathroom. With business services, executive club, spa services and attractions Four Seasons Hotel draws hordes of visitors.
New Century Hotel Macau is another famous getaway best suited to business or leisure travelers from overall globe. Located on the scenic Taipa Island and overlooking the picturesque Macau skyline, the hotel is an exclusive 5-star entertainment complex, offering 554 luxurious guest rooms, catering for both short-staying and long-staying guests with modern room amenities. Property facilities include business center, conference center, night club, dancing hall, shopping center, sauna and elegantly designed swimming pool. One of the main highlights of New Century Hotel is the de3luxe Casino and Slot Machine Hall, offering top-notching service. Recreation offers tennis courts, fitness center, squash courts, Jacuzzi, snooker and steam room.
Venetian Macao Resort Hotel - the crown jewel of Asia's Las Vegas offers a rare combination of facilities, attractions and activities in the elegantly-appointed 3000 suites, combining timeless romance of Venice with the glamour of Las Vegas. This is one of the world's most unique resorts housing to 300 premier boutiques, more than 35 restaurants, and a vast range of sport, leisure and conference facilities, welcoming 60,000 visitors per day. The Venetian Macao boasts the world's biggest casino with some 600,000 square feet of gambling space, as well as acres of swimming pools, shopping areas and convention center.
Visit Macau-the world's gambling capital and make your dreams reality! With stunning casinos, natural attractions, fine sandy beaches and historical highlights.