Vacation rentals in Shanghai

Vacation rentals in Shanghai

Vacation rentals in Shanghai

Vacation rentals in the big city

Are you one of those people who likes the dynamics of big cities with tall buildings and skyscrapers? Do you enjoy the life of commerce, lights and contemporary art? Shanghai is the perfect place. You will find a lot of vacation rentals that you will love! From Pudong to Xuhui and from Shanghai Disneyland Park to Shanghai World Financial Center, you will discover all the things that this stunning city has to offer that will surely make it a unique place to spend an unforgettable time. Discover all the wonders of classical gardening at Yuyuan Garden, or stand in front of a building of more than almost 130 floors. Wait no more, it’s time to visit Shanghai.

Vacation rentals with city skyline views

One of the fundamental characteristics that makes Shanghai, as a city receiving so many positive comments worldwide, is its high quality of accommodation for people who come to visit it. You can find vacation rentals for two in truly extraordinary locations with unbeatable views of the city's skyline, with state-of-the-art interiors and transparent floor-to-ceiling windows, so you don't miss any details. It has a comfortable gym, a beautiful heated indoor pool, free internet connection, cable and satellite TV, minibar, safe, private bathrooms with shower and bathtub. In the common areas, visitors have the possibility to enjoy relaxing spa and sauna; and it has a space of 2,000 square meters available for conferences and events.

Vacations in Shanghai

The area and getting around

Art and culture in the north of the city

In the extreme north of the city there is a tourist attraction that is worthy of admiration, especially for people who enjoy art. The Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art is a non-profit institution dedicated to the promotion, development and dissemination of culture and multifunctional art. Taking originality, academicism and internationalism as a guideline, the museum provides services for the display of contemporary Chinese art and for the international exchange of contemporary art in general. One of its fundamental objectives is to preserve Chinese historical culture through the exhibition of the creative achievements of modern art, as well as to fulfil the education, research, collection or communication of said art. The museum also has the objective of recovering the cultural and artistic vitality that Doulun Road once possessed, with a progressive and sustainable vision to strengthen the prosperity of contemporary Chinese and international art.

Incredible botanical garden at the southern end of the city

For its part, the south of the city has a place that offers the opportunity to meet a wide range of plants, perfectly well cared for, that adorn a space and give it a great appearance. Shanghai Botanical Garden was founded in the late 1970s as the city's first botanical garden. Covering an area of ​​almost 82 hectares, the garden offers visitors a collection of more than 7000 plant species. It has a sub-garden of tropical and subtropical species, or a sub-garden with more than 120 species of arboreal peonies, a sub-garden with more than 74 species of bamboo, and a sub-garden with more than 280 species of conifers, among others. In addition, it has specialized areas of azaleas, roses, ferns and acres; sections of experiments, medicinal crops, bonsai and even greenhouse areas. An unbeatable experience to see and learn in depth about plants.

Travelers and activities

Shanghai for theme park lovers

Shanghai Disneyland Park is an impressive amusement park worthy of the wonders that Disney often creates internationally for this type of entertainment. The place has fun for the whole family, so it is a spectacular place to meet and enjoy. Among its most prominent attractions, this extraordinary park includes, Mickey Avenue, which is a collection of shops and restaurants with themes from different periods in Disney history; a representation of the famous statue "Partners" where Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse are shown holding hands with other Disney characters such as Pumba or Bambi; The Walt Disney Theater; and a huge area for Fantasyland that has a new main castle, called Enchanted Castle Storybook, which is the largest and most interactive castle of all the Magic Kingdom style and will also have a representation of all the Disney princesses. As if that were not enough, the place has the traditional and exciting roller coasters that most of the parks and traditional attractions have, such as the Sword in the Stone and The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Shanghai for architecture Lovers

Lovers of modern architecture have an extraordinary place to visit that is iconic not only in Shanghai but internationally. Shanghai World Financial Center is an architectural beauty everywhere you look at it. Its 101 floors and 492 meters high make it the second-tallest building in the city. It has a design that reflects modernity and style while noting the artistic quality with which it was structured. The building has an attractive pointed opening towards the top that serves as a solution to avoid the pressure of the wind on the building. The design is also the sample of a deep-rooted rivalry between China and Japan, since in principle, the opening had a circular shape and when the rising sun gave it the shadow simulated the representative circle of Japan, so after many protests, the building was redesigned so that the opening was a trapezoid shape damaged a sword shape in the light of the rising sun.

Did you know that the city of Shanghai has its language? Shaiganes

Top 5 travel tips in Shanghai

1. Walk a promenade with beautiful views

The Bund is an area in this city that is next to the Huangpu River in the eastern area of ​​Huangpu District. Because for more than 70 years between 1860 and 1930 approximately it was the richest and most powerful settlement in Shanghai, today it keeps a historical beauty and a mystique like no other place in the city, so it is formidable to go for a walk with the river at one side and a historic town with much to know on the other. In addition, on the other side of the river there are a huge number of modern skyscrapers in the Pudong district that give a special contrast to the walk.

2. Learn about ancient Chinese art

The Shanghai Museum is an institution dedicated to ancient Chinese art in order to preserve the cultural history of the country. Founded in 1952 and despite having a vocation to protect the past, the museum operates in a modernist building with a circular shape and a square base that symbolizes the ancient Chinese perception of the world: A round sky, a square earth; also counting on an area of ​​39,200 square meters. Visitors will be able to do several guided tours where they will have the opportunity to see a collection of more than 120,000 pieces, divided into ten different categories: bronze, sculpture, ceramics, jade, painting, calligraphy, stamps, coins, furniture from the Ming dynasties and Qing and Chinese minority arts.

3. Marvel at Buddha sculptures

The Jade Buddha Temple is an incomparable Buddhist institution whose purpose is to receive the followers of the Eastern God. Built in 1882, the original temple contains two Jade Buddha statues that can be admired by visitors. Among the many Buddha statues that can be seen in the temple, one stands out that is a representation of a seated Buddha that weighs 3 tons and measures 1.95 meters.

4. Go meet a real water dragon

The Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is an extraordinary modern aquarium designed with state-of-the-art technology that houses many marine species that can be observed by visitors of all ages. Among its most prominent animals are an Oranda goldfish named Bruce, who is 17,129 inches tall; a huge shark, seals and even a water dragon.

5. Visit the Shanghai Science and Technology Museum

This extraordinary place, dedicated to the popularization of science and the harmonization of nature, humanity and technology, is a sanctuary for knowledge and learning. Founded in 1995, it is one of the most visited museums in China. It received 1,351,000 visitors in 2020. Among its exhibits, the most notable are Spectrum of Life, which is a natural exhibition that imitates the landscape of the Yunnan province and shows its diversity of creatures; Earth exploration; and Designers, where visitors can use CAD / CAM to design and build small things.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Shanghai

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Shanghai?

Based on its annual average price of $190 per night, Shanghai is the city in China that has the most expensive vacation rentals.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Shanghai?

According to the previous year, the months that are the cheapest in Shanghai are February, November and October, with average prices of $138, $163, and $164, respectively.

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Shanghai?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Shanghai was January, with an average price of $242 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $239, and then May, with $218.

Is Shanghai a good location for a last-minute getaway?

Considering the figures observed last year, it is an excellent city for a vacation at the last minute, since it has an average annual availability of 64%, which is comparatively high.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

Last year, the months with more available accommodation of the year in Shanghai were February, September and October, with average availabilities of 72%, 68%, and 68%, respectively.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Shanghai?

However, there is no need to worry because even during the busiest months the availability rate average is 59%. It will therefore be trouble-free to find your dream vacation rental no matter the time of year.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Shanghai?

In Shanghai we collaborate with 4 different providers to give you a choice of 1,100 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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