Winter Escape to Sanya

Lying in the southernmost part of Hainan Island, Sanya is a noted tourism resort at home and all over the globe. Sanya is a typical tropical city, featuring blue sea, graceful rivers, serene islands and beautiful bays. Seafood and minority cultures are the other highlights of Sanya.

As a famed and beautiful beach city, Sanya has tropical climate with annual temperature up to 25.5 ℃. The weather condition is pleasant all the year round. The best time to visit Sanya is between September and February of next year. Owning so called most beautiful beach in China, Sanya is always attractive to tourists.

Sanya is known as a seaside city with pleasant climate and fabulous sea views. The already developed zones like SanyaBay, Dadonghai and YalongBay have long beaches and all free to visitors. Sanya is also the residential place for various minority groups such as Li, Miao, Hui and so on.


When most China cities still suffer from heavy air pollution, Sanya enjoys the No.1 fresh air within China, the environment makes it a livable city in people’s eyes. Besides the sea, beach and sunshine, there are also hot springs, rain forests, Buddhism temples. The abundant tourism resources let Sanya become a favorable destination for people to discover.

Major attractions in Sanya include Sanya Bay, Dadonghai, Yalong Bay, Tianya Haijiao, Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone, Nantian Hot Spring and so on.

YalongBay, reputed as the most beautiful beach in Sanya, is surrounded by mountains and various luxurious hotels and resorts. The sand on beach is soft and very white. The waves on the sea are a little turbulent. Many sea sports and activities can be done here. Many hotels have private beaches which are quieter and safer.


Tianya Haijiao, a scenic area with rocks by the sea, is seen as the symbol of Sanya city. The city once used the slogan “Please come to Tianya Haijiao” to welcome guests from everywhere. “Tianya Haijiao” in Chinese means “the edge of the world”. Thus it becomes a favorable love place for visitors. The two twin rocks named “Tianya” and “Haijiao” stand nearby each other meaning the everlasting of love and endless time passing by.


Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone is a 5A scenic area of Sanya, famous all over the world. It is said that many people came here to wish for bless and ask for mercy. Many wishes were realized after visiting there. The most important landmark, Guanyin Statue on the Sea is a grand architecture, about 108 meters high, seen as a world level Buddhism project. Nanshan Temple, the southernmost temple in China, is also believed to easily realize one’s dream and wish.

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