Rich history, premier retail experiences, excellent dining options and a vibrant entertainment scene sums up the exciting city of Macao. Situated on the Western bank of the Pearl River Delta, access to this unique region of Portuguese heritage combined with colourful Chinese roots is a mere 15 minute helicopter ride or an hour ferry from Hong Kong.
The Cotai Strip, also intimately known as Asia’s Las Vegas, is the dazzling city centre for the elite. The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central is located in the middle of this coveted strip, with the gathering of the world’s most illustrious brands in retail, gastronomy and world-class entertainment.
The official languages of Macao are Cantonese and Portuguese, with English widely spoken. Macau Pataca (MOP) is the official currency or Macao, but Hong Kong Dollars (HKD) are also accepted.
Arts & Culture
Macao’s rich Portuguese and Chinese heritage and surrounding architecture illustrates the evolution of Western and Chinese civilizations spanning more than four centuries.
The Historic Centre of Macao transports you back in time, with its old paved streets and small lanes surrounded by a mix of Portuguese and Chinese heritage buildings. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005, this collection of more than twenty historical sites illustrates the harmonious blend of European and Chinese culture through its well-preserved architecture.
Recreation & Retail
Admire breathtaking panoramic views of Macao at the Macau Tower. Ascend from ground to a soaring 223-meter high in 60 seconds to the observation deck to soak in the sweeping views of this city. Dining is available at its revolving resturant and for the thrill seekers, high adrenalin activity awaits at the Adventure Deck on level 61. Not for the light-hearted, step outdoors for a view of Macao under your feet or for extreme guests, participate in the the Skywalk X, for a spectacular view or adrenaline-inducing bungee jump.
Other sporting activiting such as golf can be enjoyed at either the celebrated Macau Golf and Country Club or Caesars Golf Macau.
Macao is a shoppers paradise for it’s free port status. From luxury goods to entricate Chinese handicrafts, Macao has lots to offer.
One of the popular retail destination for luxury goods is the Grand Canal Shoppes inside the Venetian Hotel. For souveniers and locally made tinkets, explore the narrow cobblestone lanes in the Historic Centre of Macao, certain to give you a nostalgic feeling.