[dropcap size=small]I[/dropcap]ce is your friend in Harbin, China, where the two Shangri-la hotels have teamed up to create a frozen getaway for the coldest months of winter.

From now till Feb 28, Shangri-la Harbin and Songbei Shangri-la are introducing an ‘Absolute Ice’ offer priced from RMB3199 (S$654) for two nights including breakfast.

During your stay, feast your eyes on ice sculptures by local craftsmen, and enjoy a drink at Songbei’s 12-seater Ice Lounge, which is equipped with all-ice furniture, including an ice bar counter, ice coffee table and ice sofa. Dine in both hotels’ Ice Palace restaurants, created from 1,000 cubic metres of ice covered with frosted rooftops, and enjoy hotpot in -10° Celsius temperatures.

For more information visit the Shangri-la website. This story first ran on The Business Times.