Banyan Tree To Launch Angsana In Taichung

The famed Angsana Spa, a spa boutique, 6 restaurants & bar and a host of upscale venues and wellness facilities open in Tiger City Mall.

Through a management contract with B & B International Development Co. Ltd, Asia`s leading hotel and spa operator Banyan Tree Holdings, will make its first foray into Taiwan with the opening of Angsana City Club in Taichung. Slated to be Taiwan`s finest and featuring the famed Angsana Spa and exclusive dining venues, the private membership club will open in December 2002.

Centrally located in Tiger City, the 5,000 square meter Angsana City Club comprises a 3-level facility (on 7th, 8th and 9th floor) as well as a standalone Glass Tower at the entrance of the shopping mall. The interior design of Angsana City Club blends contemporary chic with oriental grandeur in a timeless environment to reflect Angsana`s holistic philosophy to leisure, fitness and relaxation

ANGSANA SPA - The Club introduces 15 luxurious single and couple spa suites as well as a beauty studio. Exotic outdoor experiences are showcased in the Deluxe Therapy Pavilions, complete with steam, shower, Jacuzzi and couple spa beds, set within tropical rooftop gardens.

Angsana Spa menu presents therapies created to rejuvenate the body, mind and spirit. The treatments place emphasis on the use of natural ingredients such as flowers, fruits, herbs and spices from Asia. Signature massages combine aromatherapy with the sense of touch inspired by a fusion of East and West techniques.


ANGSANA GALLERY - Located at the entrance Glass Tower, the spa boutique caters to guests wishing to replicate the Angsana spa experience in their homes. It features its own line of aromatic bath and essential oils, incense fragrances and scented candles, natural hair and body care products, fashion items, spa music and home spa accessories. Visit Tiger City for a preview of Angsana Gallery now.

WINE & DINE - Six new high quality food and beverage outlets at Angsana City Club promise to delight the palates of guests with world cuisines. Panoramic views of Taichung city will become the draw card for an array of exciting restaurants. Located at the open rooftop of Tiger City, a new teppanyaki restaurant is where diners can eat, drink and be entertained by superb culinary showmanship of the chefs.

Another sophisticated and trendy Shanghainese restaurant will open to serve nouvelle Chinese cuisine for lunch and dinner. Guests can indulge in a delectable selection of barbecue seafood specialties offered by a western restaurant and grill while a full service bar caters for social evenings and cocktails. Saffron Restaurant, located at the Glass Tower, specialises in innovative Pan-Asian Thai cuisine amidst an eclectic dining ambience.

The Juice Bar, an informal relaxation area cum café provides healthy refreshments for guests after enjoying a revitalizing spa treatment or an invigorating workout at the gym.

PRIVATE CINEMA & VENUE - A range of stylish business rooms and rooftop venues are available to accommodate a variety of events from private meetings to wedding parties and intimate gatherings. Another privilege is the access to Taiwan`s first-of-it-kind twin `Gold Class` cinema, adjacent to Angsana City Club. Private screenings with cocktails and canapés or presentations with tea breaks can be arranged for members.

FITNESS & RELEXATION - Other wellness offerings at Angsana City Club include a state-of-the-art gym, a 100 square meters swimming pool, sprawling tropical sunbathing deck, relaxation lounges, indoor and outdoor leisure pools, scented sauna and steam rooms and a studio for meditation, yoga and aerobics.

Mr Bodo Klingenberg, General Manager of Angsana City Club Taichung said, “The need to relax and recharge one`s spirit is now as important as the need to maintain a good level of fitness for the urban social elites that we are targeting. It is this holistic and balanced lifestyle approach that differentiates what Angsana City Club is bringing into the leisure industry in Taiwan.”

For more information on Angsana City Club memberships, please visit Tiger City or contact Angsana City Club office at + 886 4 3602 8888 (tel), + 886 4 3602 9999 (fax). For more information on Angsana Resorts & Spa, please visit