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Luhuitou Park


The deer is an emblem of Sanya. The city is sometimes referred to as “Deer City.”
Sanya’s Luhuitou Park is one of the city’s best known attractions. The story of the park is the romantic legend of a Li hunter chasing a deer. Sitting prominently on the park’s hilltop is a large sculpture of a deer, turning its head to look back at a hunter.
According to legend, when the deer pur..

Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone

Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone is a rare, large-scale eco-cultural tourism zone themed around Buddhist culture, ecological culture, and “longevity culture." It’s China’s biggest Buddhism-themed tourism zone and it was the country’s first listed 5A attraction.
The tourism zone features a temple (Nanshan Temple), one Buddha statue (The 108-meter Nanshan South-Sea Kwan-yin Bodhisattva S..

West Island

12 An island that is popular for day trips is West Island which lies off the western edge of Sanya Bay, with an area of 2.67 square kilometres it is the second largest island in the waters around Hainan.

Approximately 20 km (8 miles) southwest of downtown Sanya lies West Island, Hainan Province’s second largest island.
A playground for holidaymakers

The island is one o..

Tianyahaijiao Scenic Spot(The End of the Earth)

Tianya Haijiao (meaning “the edge of the sky and the rim of the sea”) lies below Xiamaling Hill, about 50 kilometers west of Yalong Bay. In ancient times, Hainan Island was a place where exiles were sent, because there was little means of transportation and only scattered inhabitants on the island. When the exiles of ancient times came here, they found themselves with no way out, and little ..

Dongtian Park (Daxiaodongtian)

Dontian park
Dongtian Park is the southernmost center for Taoist culture in China and was one of China’s first 5A national scenic spots. The Park has a history of 800 years; it was constructed in the Song Dynasty.
The park lies alongside the Nanshan Buddhist Cultural Park in the foothills of Mount Nanshan. The area is adorned by lush vegetation and elegant landscapes. It now is well known as a p..

Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park

Set in the hillsides overlooking Yalong Bay Resort District and covering an area of 15 square kilometers, Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park is the first nationally protected park in Hainan.
The park is densely forested with tropical and sub-tropical vegetation. Footpaths and raised walkways wind through the trees, with lookout spots dotted along the way that provide spectacular..

Sanya Orchid World

Sanya Orchid World is the world’s largest orchid themed park. It is located in Tianya District.
Sanya Orchid World is an eco-tourism and leisure theme park that integrates nature, sightseeing, leisure, and ecological education. It is estimated that the park is home to over 2 million orchids in total, with approximately 3,000 species of orchid, 300 of which are rare wild species. The..

Yalong Bay International Rose Valley

rose Valley
Yalong Bay Rose Valley steals the hearts of visitors with its enormous array of exquisite flowers.
The valley spans about 2,755 acres of land, and contains nearly 1,500 species of roses and a wide range of flower species and tropical trees. Some of the main tropical plants that can be spotted here are sunflowers, bougainvillea, orchids, heliconia, and fairy lilies.
Visitors can sit i..

Wuzhizhou Island

wuzhizhou island
Just north of Yalong Bay lies Wuzhizhou Island, small and walkable with lush tropical vegetation, pure white sand beaches and surrounded by crystal clear waters this is one of the most popular trips for visitors to Sanya.
The sea around the island is protected and so is a haven for all sorts of fish and has some of the best preserved coral in China. Visitors can enjoy a variety of w..


The Dadonghai beach is one of Sanya's most popular beaches and has a close proximity to the city.
Dadonghai Beach is one of the most popular tropical seaside holiday areas in Sanya. As the earliest developed tourist resort in the city, the 4-km-long Dadonghai Beach is just three kilometers from downtown and is easily accessible by bus or taxi.
Dadonghai has a lot to off..

Sanya Haichang Fantasy Town

4. The project is China’s first immersive ocean-themed entertainment complex integrating cultural tourism, “leisure vacations,” entertainment, and innovative business.
Located at the center of Haitang Bay in Sanya, the first phase of the complex covers an area of 232,500 square meters.
Sanya Haichang Fantasy Town consists of eight creative and culturally representative themed ar..

Sanya Bay/Phoenix Island

Sanya Bay, known for its Coconut Tree Dream Corridor, is very popular with beach goers due its central location.
Sanya Bay is huge, a 22 kilometre crescent of beach stretching west from Phoenix Island. The beach is lined with coconut palms and the eastern end is landscaped with footpaths and gardens, public toilets, changing rooms and showers are set at regular intervals.

Atlantis Sanya

Owned by Fosun International and managed by Kerzner International, Atlantis Sanya is China's premiere underwater world inspired entertainment resort destination located in Haitang Bay, Sanya, Hainan province.
This RMB11 billion ocean-themed development occupies a space of 540,000 square metres and has 1,314 guestrooms & suites. It features a variety of marine and entertainment att..

Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park
At about 400 meters, this is the highest peak in the Sanya city area, it is also known as Phoenix Ridge.

This hilltop park has stunning panoramic views of Sanya and the surrounding countryside, from Sanya Bay to Yalong Bay. A two kilometre raised wooden pathway winds around the hillside forest, with viewing platforms set along the way. This park is particularly worth a visit to catc..

Linchun Hill Forest Park

Linchun Park
Linchun Hill Forest Park is a public park open to people for free in Sanya.
The park, located in the west of Linchun District on Fenghuang Road and linked to Hailuo Farm, occupies an area of 2,800 acres.
The park, featuring abundant tropical plant resources, leisure pavilions and a wooden pathway. is built to integrate natural beauty and recreation to become an ideal place ..