Welcome to Sānyà

China’s premier beach community claims to be the ‘Hawaii of China', but ‘Moscow on the South China Sea’ is more like it. The modern, hyper-developed resort city has such a steady influx of Russian vacationers these days that almost all signs are in Cyrillic as well as Chinese. Middle-class Chinese families are increasingly drawn to the golden shores of Sānyà (三亚) as well.While the full 40km or so of coastline... Read More

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$75 Cultural & Theme Tours

One Day Private Tour of NanShan Temple Including Vegetarian Buffet Lunch

NanShan Temple, located in the colorful Nanshan Cultural Excursion Zone, is one of the largest cultural tourist attractions of its kind in China and only 25 miles (40 kilometers)west of Sanya City along the West Hainan Expressway. It is, in fact, three separate theme parks rolled into one. Nanshan Buddhism Culture Park and Nanhai Guanyin Buddha is a window to traditional Buddhism culture of China; the Felicity and Longevity Culture Park shines its lights with an atmosphere of peace and harmony; Nanhai Cultural Customs Park highlights diverse social customs of China. Key features of the zone include a triple-sided Buddha statue, a Buddhist temples, superior landscape, and ocean views. The new highlight here is the Nanhai Guanyin Buddha on the sea statue which stands 354 feet (108 meters) tall.Itinerary Pick up from your hotel at 8:30am 1 hour to 2 hours drive (depends on where you stay) Arrival in Nanshan  Visit different temples for 1 hour to 2 hours Visit the beach for 30 minutes Lunch and rest for 1 hour Visit Guanyin statue for 1 hour to 2 hours Conclude the tour and return to your Sanya hotel

$47 Water Sports

Half-Day Haitang Bay Snorkeling Trip From Sanya

Snorkeling requires favorable weather and water conditions. This half-day snorkeling trip will take you to Haitang Bay, which is located to the east of Sanya in Hainan Province. You will be picked up from your downtown Sanya hotel at noon as the temperature is warmer and tides are low. Upon arrival, enjoy beautiful scenery of fine sandy beaches and blue waters under subtropical climate as your professional instructor show you the way to snorkel and explore nearby coral reef ecology and colorful tropical fish. The duration of snorkeling activity is approximately 2 hours. You will be provided with snorkeling gears and a meal afterwards. At the end, you will be transferred back to your Sanya hotel where the service concludes.

$50 Cultural & Theme Tours

Self-Guided Private Day Tour: Ticket For Binlang Ethnic Village With Chauffeur Service

Enjoy private chauffeur service from your hotel to Binlang Ethnic Village and save your precious time from queuing in line at the ticketing office! Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your downtown Sanya hotel according to your requested time and bring you to site to collect your tickets without queuing in the general admission line. Your driver will be waiting for you at an appointed time and place to take you back to your hotel where this service ends.Binlang Ethnic Village (Binglanggu) is located in the center of Hainan Island, a 40 minutes drive from Sanya. This major attraction consists of 3 parts: Li Village, Miao Village, and Tropical Rain forest. Binglang means Betel Nut, a tropical plant, Gu means Valley. Binglanggu is a combination of local village and artificial development. You will get to know Miao and Li ethnic cultures from shows, foods, houses, exhibitions, and handicrafts here. There is a magnificent show of the local ethnic groups, Li and Miao life, that most dancers are local villagers. Some are as old as over 70 years old. Binlang Ethnic Village business hours are from 9am to 5pm.

$50 Day Trips & Excursions

Self-Guided Private Day Tour: Ticket For Yanuo Tropical Rain Forest Resort With Chauffeur Service

Yanoda is local dialect, meaning 1, 2, 3. It is a natural tropical rainforest area with a lot of works done by local tourism developers. It is also a fantastic place to enjoy an easy walk in tropical rain forest if hiking is too much for you. You will see lush rain forest, rivers, bridges, and water falls.Enjoy private chauffeur service from your hotel to Yanuo Tropical Rain Forest Resort and save your precious time from queuing in line the tickets office! Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your downtown Sanya hotel according to your requested time and bring you to site to collect your tickets without queuing in the general admission line. Your driver will be waiting for you at an appointed time and place to take you back to your hotel where this service ends. Business hours for the resort area are from 8am to 5pm.

$64 Water Sports

Self-Guided Day Trip of Wuzhishan Rain Forest Rafting From Sanya

You will be picked up by your driver from Sanya hotel at around 9:30am for an approximately 2 hours ride to the Red Valley of Wuzhishan (Five Fingers Mountains). Upon arrival, relax and enjoy lunch. Then, receive a brief demonstration of 20 minutes on raft maneuvering and safety. Afterword, 2 people will take 1 raft to begin the journey of rafting on 2.4 miles (3.8 kilometers) long section of Maoyang River for approximately 1 hour and 40 minutes. You will pass through parts of the river especially thrilling during rain season. After this exciting experience, your driver will take you back to your Sanya Hotel.Located in the southeast of Wuzhinansheng Town, the waterfall scenery is spectacular especially during rain season. Please be reminded that slippers and flip lops are prohibited. You may wear strapped sandals or aqua shoes that are available for rent. Shower is also available; however, you need to bring your own towel and toiletry. Climate in the mountain area could be cold especially when you may get wet during rafting, please prepare heavy clothes. Also, you are suggested to bring waterproof containers or cases to store your digital devices as well as valuables in free lockers.

$50 Private & Custom Tours

Self-Guided Private Day Tour: Ticket For Zhujiang Nantian Spa With Chauffeur Service

Enjoy private chauffeur service from your hotel to Sanya Zhujiang Nantian Spa and save your precious time from queuing in line at the ticketing office! Your driver will pick you up at the lobby of your downtown Sanya hotel according to your requested time and bring you to the hot spring to collect your tickets without queuing in the general admission line. Your driver will be waiting for you at an appointed time and place to take you back to your hotel where this service ends. It is a very popular activity among Chinese tourists to enjoy hot spring on their vacations as Asians believe that hot springs have a lot of positive effects on physical well being over times. A day tour to Hot Spring is a way of relaxation. Sanya Nantian Hot Spring Business Hours: 10am to 12am (10:00-24:00), full service from 12pm (12:00 noon time). Location: 1 hour drive away from Yalongbay or Dadonghai, Sanya Downtown.