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2 Days Dimsum Cooking Holiday in Hong Kong

2 Days Dimsum Cooking Holiday in Hong Kong

  • The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury road, Tsimshatsui Hong Kong, SAR

Luxurious Cooking Vacation in Hong Kong

Take this once-in-a-lifetime experience and step into the kitchens to master dim sum making with gifted dim sum chef, Henry Fong - all in one and a half hours. Learn the history of the popular Chinese delicacy before participating in a hands-on cooking session in the hotel's dim sum kitchen. A professional photographer will capture the action and hopefully a few smiling gems to take home. At the end of the journey, you will be able to try your own savory dim sum including a little Chinese dessert at the Spring Moon kitchen.

Highlights

  • Fruit basket
  • Hands-on cooking lesson
  • Lunch consisting of your very own creations
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Luxury experience
  • Newspapers
  • 1 day with instruction
  • English
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Created nearly 80 years ago in the glamorous 1920's, the legendary "Grande dame of the Far East" continues to set hotel standards worldwide, offering a blend of the best of eastern and western hospitality in an atmosphere of unmatched classical grandeur and timeless elegance. Be ready to be spoilt by the lavish spa facilities, distinct choices of culinary experiences and the Rolls-Royce transfer service and much more. Feel right at home as soon as you arrive at the majestic Peninsula Hong Kong with a warm greeting from our Peninsula Pages. Checking in is seamless and pleasant, as you take in the spectacular architecture and dcor in the hotels famous lobby.

Beyond opening doors and delivering messages, The Peninsula Hong Kongs iconic pages are the heart and soul of the hotel. The Page has been greeting guests since the hotel first opened its doors in 1928 while wearing the same immaculate all-white uniform and matching pillbox cap that has since become an icon of The Peninsula hotels. The pages go above and beyond to ensure that quality service is provided to guests at all times, including running errands outside of the hotel for guests needs. Dating back to the 12th century, the ancient art of Tai Chi was originally developed for self-defense by Taoist monk Zhang Sanfeng.

Today, this graceful form of exercise or meditation in motion is popular for stress reduction and promoting serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Every morning, The Peninsula offers guided Tai Chi classes on the hotels spectacular sun deck, overlooking panoramic views of Victoria Harbor and Hong Kongs iconic skyline. The hotels swimming pool offers guests panoramic views of Hong Kongs iconic skyline. Situated indoors and heated for comfort, guests can retreat to an oasis of water set against a truly inspiring backdrop all year round. The pool has a unique Roman inspired design, complete with statuesque columns, friezes, statues and cornices to create a luxurious, palatial setting.

On warmer days, make use of the adjoining sun terrace where you can enjoy luxurious spa cuisine from The Peninsula Hong Kongs five star award-winning kitchens. With an accent on Classic Modernity, which adheres to the design tenets of simplicity and chic elegance, the new rooms showcase the finest materials and craftsmanship. Boasting a bespoke luxury residential feel, with an aesthetic that melds the distinctive design and practicality present in todays luxury yachts, motorcars and private jets, the newly remodeled rooms elevate The Peninsula guest experience to the next level of in-room comfort with a host of complimentary amenities and services.

Amenities

  • All-in-one fax-scanner-printer-photocopier
  • Audio visual center featuring flat-screen Blu-Ray 3D LED swivel television and an iPod or iPad docking station, memory card reader, sound bar speaker system with sub-woofer
  • Coffee and tea making unit
  • Complimentary HD movies
  • Complimentary high-speed internet access
  • Complimentary long-distance call with VOIP telephone
  • Daily fruit basket and local newspaper
  • Dressing table featuring retractable vanity mirror
  • Dual voltage (110 v and 240 v) electrical power sockets with universal adaptors or chargers
  • Interactive digital bedside panels
  • Luxurious spacious bathroom with in-built TV and mood lighting
  • Separate shower stall, bathtub and toilet
  • Spacious dressing area with soft-close drawers and luggage bench
  • Sitting area with sofa, dining table and executive work desk
  • Valet box and shoe shining service

Rooms

Deluxe rooms offer refined contemporary accommodation. With a relaxing blend of natural tones and rich comfortable furnishings, these rooms are perfect for business or leisure. Equipped with a desk and complimentary internet connectivity, these rooms retain a modern residential ambience with high ceilings and large picture windows. Located on three sides of the original building, views are of the vibrant and colorful shopping streets below.

Deluxe courtyard rooms. Housed in the original building, these rooms have a magnificent view of the hotel's historical forecourt, glittering fountain and its fleet of Rolls-Royces. Bathed in natural sunlight from the large windows, these rooms are tastefully furnished and luxuriously finished. A sumptuous marble bathroom with ample closet space has a separate shower, as well as an inset TV for pure relaxation. Guests can personalize the room's ambience through the state-of-the-art fingertip room controls, mood lighting and a top-of-the-range audio-visual entertainment system.

Grand deluxe harbor view rooms are beloved for their breathtaking views over Victoria harbor and the city skyline of Hong Kong island. Contemporary furnishings and neutral hues maximize the feeling of space and the views through the large windows. Offering the latest audio-visual technology and high-speed complimentary wireless broadband internet access, these rooms offer guests the ultimate home-away-from-home experience.

Day 1 - Arrival

  • Check in
  • Relax or explore Hong Kong

Day 2 - Cooking class, departure

  • 10:00 - 11:30 cooking class
  • Lunch
  • Departure

This retreat will take place in Hong Kong.

Activities
  • Art gallery
  • Boating nearby
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling nearby
  • Fitness center
  • Hot tub / Jacuzzi
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Massage
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Shopping nearby
  • Spa
  • Steam room
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi
General
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Air-conditioned rooms
  • Bar
  • Caf
  • Concierge desk
  • Dining area
  • In-room safe
  • Lobby
  • Lounge
  • Mini bar
  • Restaurant
  • Restaurant nearby
  • Special menu request
Services
  • Beauty salon nearby
  • Conference room
  • Convenience / grocery store nearby
  • Currency exchange nearby
  • Free toiletries
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room dining
  • Ironing / ironing board
  • Local market
  • Newspapers
  • Parking lot
  • Tour assistance nearby
  • Valet
  • Wake-up calls
  • Wedding

The Peninsula Hong Kong has been the pinnacle of culinary excellence for over 85 years, forging its legendary reputation as the ultimate gastronomic destination. Reimagined rituals such as afternoon tea in The Lobby evoke the colonial romance of yesteryear, alongside glamorous contemporary twists in the form of The Verandah and Felix. The culinary team offers sophisticated flavors from around the world in the hotels seven restaurants and two bars.

From Felix, serving modern European cuisine, to Gaddi's with its exquisite, light French gastronomy, Spring Moon serving Cantonese food, Chesas traditional Swiss fare, The Lobby offering international and southeast Asian specialties, The Verandahs contemporary smorgasbord, Imasas Japanese specialties, Salon de Nings refined cocktails and snacks prepared with a sassy twist, and The Bar - pouring rare whiskies paired with chocolate, handcrafted cocktails and fine champagne and wines.

An art dialogue with Hong Kong: insights into the contemporary art scene

Travel in a chauffeured Mini Clubman and come face-to-face with artists in residence. See Hong Kongs working artists and gain insights into the citys creative art spaces through conversations with the artists in situ. Mixing the old with the new, "An art dialogue with Hong Kong" includes lunch at two-Michelin star Cantonese restaurant, Duddells, a chic restaurant, salon and garden terrace set in a members establishment, with an inspiring backdrop of curated art exhibitions, situated on historic Duddell street in the heart of Central. No two inspiring Art Dialogue programm are alike.

Cat street (Upper Lascar Row) market

Explore the area for its well-known antiques market and seeking out interesting pieces dating from the 1930s. Located just below Hollywood Road, near the Man Mo temple, discover exquisite objects and art pieces recovered from almost every Chinese dynasty, as well as magnificent reproductions. Here you can find antique cameras, vintage posters, old clocks, vinyl and shellac records, radios, dusty old coins and other intriguing trinkets - all of which were part of ordinary life 80 or 90 years ago.

Caviar connoisseurship - a gourmet class in refining tastes

Rare gastronomic delicacies are best savored when their provenance is traceable and their sustainability assured. Caviar is perhaps one of the best examples of this credo for luxury consumption today, and nowhere is this more apparent than at The Peninsula Hong Kong, which has played host to the citys most decadent banquets for the past 85 years. The Grande Dame has seen the worlds finest black gold pass through her lauded kitchens. This fascinating class aims to build on the hotels storied gastronomic heritage with an educational and informative look at our pick of the tried-and-tasted premium caviars today, determined by the hotels expert chefs.

Explore Hong Kong

The city always brings the unexpected; from quaint shops to quiet temples and local neighborhood haunts. Visitors love to take Hong Kongs lesser-travelled roads, exploring the citys enticing nooks and crannies, and discovering its hidden gems.

Lung Yeuk Tau heritage trail

The trail boasts a large number of fine historical buildings, including the walls and gatehouses of the villages, the iron gates of Ma Wat Wai, the village temple dedicated to the lady Tin Hau, with a side altar dedicated to the goddess of childbirth, who is said to bring sons to childless women, and the famous ancestral hall which houses the only remaining Imperial tablet in Hong Kong. Many of these historical buildings have been carefully restored by the government and are now preserved monuments under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance. They have been grouped together to form a historical trail, which is easy to reach and the best way to gain a deeper understanding of the history of this fascinating clan.

Magical children's cooking classes

When it comes to Peninsula academy children's classes, it's all about fun and education. This is certainly the case with the "A little pastry chef's adventure" program, which is aimed at youngsters between 4 and 10 years of age. The two-hour long program will add color, creativity and amusement to your child's stay - and at the end of the class, provide some treasured goodies to take home.

Man Mo temple

The inside of the temple is magnificent, full of incense coils offered by merchants and residents, as well as gilded sedan chairs used to carry the statues of the gods through the streets to drive out the demons of disease. The temples old meeting hall is home to fortune tellers and sellers of good luck tokens. The Man Mo temple is truly redolent of the past and has played a significant role in Chinese ritual and religion in Hong Kong for over 160 years.

Mong Kok bird market Bird

The market stretches for about 100 meters and is lined with over 70 stalls selling birds, birdcages, food, and everything you need to care for birds. It is truly a fascinating place to visit.

Poho and Tai Ping Shan street

A tucked away neighborhood filled with chic design stores, artisanal bakeries, and trendy cafs, the neighborhood of Poho - surrounding Po Hing Fong and Blake Gardens - is redefining Hong Kongs culturally vibrant Sheung Wan area. With the galleries of nearby Tai Ping Shan street just a stones throw away, a visit here offers new discoveries at every turn.

The Unesco Geopark helicopter tour: an unparalleled geological journey

Fly on this spectacular cultural adventure in true Peninsula style. The Peninsula academy takes you up in the air to view Hong Kong's breathtaking Unesco Hong Kong Geopark from the sky. This program, with an expert tour guide, offers the rare opportunity to observe and learn about the history and distinctive characteristics of this special area. The tour is for the adventurous who have a lust to learn about Hong Kong's ecological history, and an interest in the power and importance of cultural and geological preservation.

The Peninsula spa offers guests a deeply personalized spa experience over 12,000 square feet of the ultimate in luxury and tranquility. Be inspired by spectacular views of Victoria harbor in one of The Peninsula spas 14 state-of-the-art treatment rooms, stylishly designed for ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind, body and spirit. Two exclusive spas within a spa are available for a luxurious private spa experience and are ideal for couples. The spas design fuses traditional Chinese elements with contemporary flair featuring warm tones of marble, rustic woods and textured granite.

Mens and womens relaxation rooms are equally lavish, with hammam-style steam rooms, saunas and crescent-shaped, aromatherapy experience showers. You are encouraged to arrive 60 minutes prior to your appointment in order to change, relax and enjoy the facilities at the spa. Please be advised that late arrivals will result in a reduction of treatment time. We recommend that hotel guests arrive at the spa wearing the robe and slippers provided in the room, and would advise that valuables are left in the safe in the room.

The Peninsula spa is a place of relaxation and tranquility. Please respect all spa guests right to privacy, serenity and comfort. The spa is a smoke-free zone, and the use of mobile phones, personal digital assistants and other personal electronic devices is not permitted. The spa provides towels, slippers, shower caps and all amenities required for use during your visit. The minimum age is 16 for access to and treatments at The Peninsula spa.

Body treatments

Aromatherapy - a deeply therapeutic massage, using blends of essential oils personally selected to each individuals needs - HKD 1200 for 1 hour - HKD 1580 for 1.5 hours.

Espa Balinese - warm aromatherapy oils are poured onto the center of the body and massaged into the skin using long stretching and sweeping movements for deep relaxation - HKD 1200 for 1 hour - HKD 1600 for 1.5 hours.

Five elements LaStone therapy uses a variety of colored stones that represent each of the five elements - HKD 1800 for 1.5 hours - HKD 2200 for 2 hours.

Four hands synchronized massage - duo of therapists will work in perfect harmony, blending the best of eastern and western practices, focusing on deep pressure to ease tension - HKD 1980 for 1 hour - HKD 2500 for 1.5 hours.

Facials

Espa: purifying facial with shoulder and scalp massage - for men. This deeply relaxing facial treatment is specifically designed to suit mens skin-care needs, bringing a sense of peace, while revitalizing the skin - HKD 1300 for 1 hour.

Espa: the ultimate life stage facial. This ultimate treatment targets the most visible areas of ageing by smoothing lines, stimulating skin elasticity and promoting radiance - HKD 1980 for 1.5 hours.

Intraceuticals: rejuvenate anti-ageing treatment - a unique, reviving experience providing visible instant results, the skin is analyzed using an ultraviolet skin vision lamp to view areas in need of attention due to dehydration, pigmentation and congested pores - HKD 1800 for 1 hour - HKD 2145 for 1.5 hours.

Margy's Monte Carlo: haute couture -la-carte collagen facial - a skin analysis and skincare consultation determines the optimum treatment combination - HKD 2870 for 1.5 hours.

Margy's Monte Carlo: super-lift vitamin C facial for men - designed to reinvigorate tired and congested skin to prevent premature ageing - HKD 2300 for 1 hour.

Margy's Monte Carlo: Ultimate Aesthetic Facial Treatment - a highly effective treatment that uses revolutionary technology to administer ultrasonic waves and controlled warmth to the skins deeper tissues - HKD 7800 for 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Peninsula signatures

Chinese foot massage - an ancient form of massage and an essential element of Chinese culture - HKD 1080 for 1 hour.

Chinese meridian massage - deep acupressure massage performed without oil. A truly therapeutic and stress relieving massage over clothing - HKD 1490 for 1 hour - HKD 1900 for 1.5 hours.

Sattva vedic aromatherapy full body massage and facial Marma therapy - this high-performance rejuvenating and detoxifying treatment combines the finest traditional Ayurveda practices with modern methods, incorporating a rare flora pharmacy of the purest Ayurveda aromatherapy actives - HKD 1800 for 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Sattva vedic aromatherapy massage - an ancient technique of pouring of oil on the forehead, catered specifically to individual body types, taking you into ripples of deep relaxation and meditation, connecting you with your inner self - HKD 1500 for 1 hour.

Simply Peninsula royal Thai massage with herbal compress - a stimulating and relaxing experience, this signature treatment includes a pressure point massage along the bodys 10 major energy channels, releasing blocked energy and increasing awareness and vitality - HKD 2200 for 2 hours.

Vital Qi - Chinese meridian massage and Chinese foot massage - a sophisticated and harmonious treatment created to restore vitality and vigor to the body, mind and spirit - HKD 2200 for 2 hours.

Specialty treatments

Deep cleansing back treatment - suitable for muscular tension and problematic skin on the back, neck or shoulders - HKD 1400 for 1 hour.

Maternity massage - this special massage is designated for mothers to be after their first trimester - HKD 1650 for 1.5 hours.

Stimulating hip and thigh treatment - a specialized treatment to stimulate the circulation and lymphatic systems, an exfoliation with a special blend of seaweed, salt and oil is followed by the toning effects of iced mitts - HKD 1300 for 1 hour.

The Peninsula wellness journeys

Full day detox and renew - specific deep tissue and lymphatic drainage massage techniques concentrating on the hip and thigh area combined with detoxifying body oil and the purifying properties of marine algae, to stimulate circulation and flush away toxins from the body - HKD 4500 for 4 hours.

Half day destress - includes a de-stressor massage with oils of ylang-ylang and frankincense and a skin specific intensive facial - HKD 2400 for 2 hours.

Khushali reviving signature journey - the Sattva signature foot ritual, a mineral aromatic soak, provides a sensory-rich start to your journey - HKD 2800 for 2.5 hours.

Sattva detox signature journey - the Sattva signature foot ritual, a mineral rich aromatic soak, creates a sensory-rich start to your journey - HKD 2800 for 2.5 hours.

Sattva Podi signature journey - this signature journey starts with Podikhizhi, a remarkable therapy performed with dried herb powders wrapped in muslin bolus bags, dipped in warm oil and fomented over the entire body, focusing on any specific areas of pain and inflammation - HKD 2800 for 2 hours.

Time together - for two - includes a bespoke two-hour body massage in the exclusive private spa suite for two, offering sweeping views of Victoria harbor, heat experiences and a whirlpool bath for two - HKD 6600 for 2 hours.

  • 1 cooking class
  • 1 lunch
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Daily fruit basket
  • Local telephone calls
  • Local newspapers
  • Turn-down service
  • Unlimited in-room wireless internet access
  • Use of fitness center and swimming pool
  • Wireless telephone with complimentary long-distance calls
  • Meals that are not mentioned above
  • Spa treatments

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG). To enjoy luxurious travel or efficient business flying, The Peninsula can offer to fly our leisure guests and business executives throughout Asia and beyond with private jet charter service. This exceptional service is provided by Metrojet Limited at an exclusive rate to privileged guests staying at The Peninsula Hong Kong. Bespoke Rolls-Royce transportation will be arranged for guests to-and-from Hong Kong Business Aviation center and the hotel, and a 5% credit note on the total charter hourly rate will also be rewarded towards your next charter flight with Metrojet. Advance booking is highly recommended.

Arrival by shuttle

Complimentary shuttle buses run from the Central and Kowloon stations to various hotels.

Arrival by train

The Airport Express station is conveniently located on the arrival floor of the airport. It is an extremely fast and efficient way to reach central (Hong Kong station) or the Kowloon area (Kowloon Station). Trains operate daily from 6 am to 12:30 am at 12 minute intervals, with the journey taking about 25 minutes from the airport to central. Fares for one-way journeys are as follow: airport to Hong Kong Station: adult HKD 100, child HKD 50; airport to Kowloon station: adult HKD 90, child HKD 45.

Arrival by taxi

Taxis are safe and comfortable in Hong Kong, and are readily available at the airport. Depending on traffic conditions, the journey from the airport to Tsimshatsui or Central should take approximately 30 to 45 minutes. The fare from the airport to Tsimshatsui and Central will cost about HKD 350 and HKD 450 respectively, including bridge or tunnel tolls. Hong Kong streets have many restricted areas where stopping for passengers to alight is not permitted, and so you may find that a taxi maybe unable to stop at your exact address. Most drivers speak some English; however it is advisable to have your addresses or destination written in Chinese as well. The Concierge can assist you with this.

Distances

  • Airport - 30-45 minute drive