Compared to some major big cities in China, Sanya is a great city for driving. According to the latest statistics from related department, the current population in the city is around 600,000, and the figure reaches 1 million during the tourism peak season. The roads across the city are well-maintained and it is easy to drive around.
If you have Chinese driver’s license, it is easy for you to rent a car from a car company. If you don’t, you must apply for a valid Chinese driver license. International driver license or driver’s license issued from your home country is not applied in China.
How to apply a Chinese driver’s license in Sanya: Chinese Driver’s License
Here is a list of places for one-day trips in Sanya where you can drive yourself. You can plan your itineraries based on how long you’ll be travelling and where you want to go. Within each route we include a detailed description of each leg of the journey, along with scenic highlights.
Related article: A list of places for one-day trips in Sanya
Car Rental Service in Sanya
A number of companies provide car hire services in Sanya.
Hainan has some spectacular scenery that is often best explored with a private vehicle. Remote beaches and mountain roads become easily accessible with a hire car.
To hire a car you will require the following documentation, a passport, a valid Chinese driving license and a credit card.
Rental fees for a small sedan car are currently around ￥250 a day (excluding fuel and toll fees are not required in Hainan). You can rental a car through a car rental company or the hotel you are staying in.
Here is a list of car rental services in Sanya:
1. Zhizun Vehicle Rental Co. Ltd (Airport) 至尊租车三亚机场店
Tel: +86 898 38861238
Address: Exit of the domestic arrivals hall, Phoenix International Airport 三亚市凤凰机场国内出发大厅1号门
2. Zhizun Vehicle Rental Co. Ltd (Sanya) 至尊租车大东海店
Tel: +86 898 38861238
Address: 21 Yuhai Commercial Street, Yuya Avenue, Dadonghai, Sanya 三亚市榆亚大道大东海榆海路21号
3. OBAH Car Rental Service 欧巴艾赫汽车旅游租赁有限公司
Tel: +86 898 88665229
Address: 1st Floor, Zhonghua Cheng, Xin Feng Street, Sanya 三亚市新风街中华城一楼
4. Sanya On My Way Mingtai Vehicle Sales & Leasing Co. Ltd 任我行铭泰汽车租赁
Tel: +86 898 88362181
Address: 2nd Floor, Block B, Chuangye Mansion, Xinfeng Road, Sanya 三亚市新风路创业大厦B座2楼
5. Hainan Sanya Jiapeng Free Flying Vehicle Rental Co. Ltd. 海南三亚嘉鹏自由翔汽车租赁有限公司
Tel: +86 898 88265133
Address: 22 Jixiang Street, Sanya 三亚市吉祥街22号
6. Sanya Jinxiang Vehicle Rental Co. Ltd. 三亚锦祥汽车租赁公司
Tel: +86 898 38257766
Address: 3 Yuechuan Xi Road, Yingbin Road, Sanya 三亚市迎宾路月川西路3号