Xianning Hotspring Valley Resort (opened on October 16, 2009) locates at main entrance of Qianshan National Forest Park in Wenquan, Xianning, Hubei; about a one-hour drive from Wuhan, 2.5-hour drive from Changsha, only 28 minutes to Wuhan by Wuhan-Xianning Intercity Rail in future, and Beijing-Guangzhou Railway, Beijing-Zhuhai Expressway and Wuhan-Guangzhou High-speed Rail also passing Xianning.
Xianning hotspring, also called boiling pool, is well-known in Tang Dynasty, with 1400 years of history. Its daily water yield reaches 80 000 tons, rich in tens of useful mineral substance, such as sulfate, carbonate, radon, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, etc. with notable health efficacy. The resort is adjacent to urban Xianning, and Ganhe River is passing by it, with superior natural environment.
In 1996 China Mining Association evaluated Xianning as “home of hotspring in China”, the only one in central China. People can see the memorial arch “No.1 Hotspring in Central China” inscribed by Master Qi Gong, a famous calligrapher.
Xianning hotspring has a deep culture, spreading a tale of “Iron Crutch Li and Hotspring” there. Zhao Zhen, Emperor Renzong of Song had ever taken a bath there when making an inspection trip in the south. In 1938 Yasuji Okamura’s troop had built a sanitarium there which continued to use by No.11 Division of the Kuomintang in 1945. It became a health sanitarium of senior officers and cadres in the Party, government and military system after liberation.
Now Marriott Group invests 320 million yuan in the first stage to build the largest hotspring project in Xianning-Hotspring Valley Resort in Y-shape region along Ganhe River, to the south of Xiangwu Mountain and the east of Qianshan Mountain. Hotspring Valley Resort owns the top world style hotspring in central China, international SPA hydrotherapy, specialty center, star resort hotel, and Qianshan tea house; it becomes the first choice for reception, conference, travel and holiday in Wuhan, Changsha and Nanchang Economic Circle.
The exit water temperature of Hotspring Valley is 53 Celsius degree; the water directly flows into hotspring pools, guaranteeing original taste and flavor with a different feeling.