The city of Sanya, located on the southern end of China’s Hainan Island, is dubbed as the “Hawaii of China” or “China’s Florida”, for its long palm-fringed coastline, upscale resorts, rugged mountain trails, surf scene, and tropical climate. The Sanya area also includes the Dadonghai Bay, usually frequented by western travelers and the Yalong Bay with its swanky international resorts. Relaxed days here involve kicking off your shoes, lounging on sunbeds, walking the white sand beaches, and swimming in the aquamarine sea. Adventurers will find plenty to explore in the ocean and coral reefs of the bays with opportunities for kayaking, paddle boarding, surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving. The spectacular Nanshan Temple boasts an imposing three-sided Guan Yin Buddha statue overlooking the South China sea.
Tropical White Sand Beaches
Surfing, Scuba Diving & Water Sports
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Places: Beijing (3 days) → Xi'an (2) → Chengdu (2) → Yangshuo (3) → Hong Kong (2) → Sanya (3)
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The Sanya EDITION is a luxurious beach resort in Sanya, located on Hainan Island, right off the coast of southern China. Walk into spacious and airy rooms done up with light oak accents and light fabrics that exude a sense of oceanic expanse.