Luxury Sanya Tours
Sanya-三亚, is a good place to relax after a whole year’s work in autumn and winter. Lying on the soft sands, enjoying a sunbathe and listening to the wind from the sea with your family or lover, on this charming land, which was regarded as the Oriental Hawaii.
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Stretching 8 kilometers, Sanya Yalong Bay offers fine beaches with soft sands. Endowed with unparalleled natural resources, it can rival any top tropical beach resort in the world. Yalong Bay is 28 kilometers to the southeast of Sanya, a tropical tourist city on the southernmost point of China. Located at the southernmost point of Hainan Island, Yalong Bay is known as one of the most famous scenic areas in Hainan, resembling a crescent in its shape and extending 7.5 kilometers.Learm More Customize a Similar Tour
Introduction to Sanya
Beach, shallow water and seafood are three themes of experiencing a vacation in Sanya. Located in the southern region of Hainan Island and has a climate similar to summer year round with fully blossoming flowers in a riot of colors. Sanya has long been crowned as the “Hawaii of the East.” Along the nearly 200-kilometer coastal line lie bays such as Yalong Bay, Dadonghai and Sanya Bay. The coconut trees are so lush that they form a green forest. The interlacing east and west islands add more to the vision of the boundless expanse of the blue sea. Boasting the best-preserved coral reefs in China, Wuzhizhou Island has a reputation of being “the best diving base in China.”
The Culture in Sanya
The Three Greatest Seaside Holiday Resorts
Crowned as “Hawaii of the East,” Sanya has the most beautiful seaside scenery in Hainan Island.
In Sanya there are beautiful seashores including the world-famous No.1 bay—Yalong Bay, Dadonghai and Sanya Bay. Their shared features are blue seawater, silver sands, mild waves and tender breeze.
Intangible Cultural Heritages in Hainan
Li Nationality Traditional Dyeing, Weaving and Embroidery Skills
Hainai Li Ethnic Minority Group's weaving and dyeing techniques have a long history and have unique features. They produce linen textiles, cotton textiles, brocade, printing and dyeing products (including tie-dyeing), embroideries and imperial quilts.
Places for Taking Wedding Photos
The Jinmu Cape: The Jinmu Cape is the place for making a vow at latitude 18° N. Located in the southern point of the continental shelf of China, Jinmu Cape is a place rarely touched by modernity. In recent years, it has become increasingly popular among marine sport enthusiasts.
Dadonghai: Located in the southeast region of the downtown area, Dadonghai has convenient transportation. Thus, when photos are taken, it is easier to reload and carry the apparatus. There, the breeze is tender, the waves are mild, the seawater is clear, and the sands are soft. The main features for taking beautiful photos in this area is through the inclusion of the blue sea, silver sands and bluish sky with whitish clouds.
The Land of Seafood
Sanya is not only a famous tourist city, but a renowned fishery harbor. When it comes to traveling in Sanya, it is paramount to taste the seafood. In Sanya, the seafood in restaurants are cooked the instant they’re captured so they’re fresh.
Sea cucumber and abalone are specialties of Sanya so you should definitely try them while you’re there. Abalone is a kind of shellfish that has its idiophase in July and August. In this period, the abalones are meaty, so it’s the best time to enjoy what this seafood has to offer. Blue crabs, small clams, oysters and lobsters are all rare delicacies here. It’s impossible for you to taste all types of seafood, but various fish such as steamed sea bass and eels that are tender in meat and delicate in flavor, such shrimps as Metapenaeus ensis, prawns and lobsters as well as such shells as scallops, trumpet shells and scissor shells are amongst the list of must-taste.
The Best Time for Traveling to Sanya
The Peak Season of Tourism
The best time for traveling to Sanya is between September and December and from January to April.
In Sanya, it’s comfortable in autumn and winter. Winter is the best time for traveling to the seaside. In winter, although it is cold, you can still put on your bathing suit and sand sandals, while walking along the beach or immersing yourself in a swim. You can also have some tropical fruits while enjoying the romance that the sand and sea have to offer.
Safety and Healthcare
Food Safety and Security
When enjoying seafood, you can drink a proper amount of wine and vinegar. However, you can’t drink beer because excessive urate will be produced as a result of increased consumption of beer. Excessive urate often contributes to the development of gout.
After eating seafood it is advised not to drink cold beverages and eat watermelons.
Since seafood is high in protein, people that are allergic to protein should avoid it.
A Brief Introduction to the Delicacies in Sanya
Sanya is the main tourist city in Hainan and is the place where you can enjoy the most delicious Hainan delicacies.
The Four Famous Dishes in Hainan
The four famous dishes of Hainan are as followed:Wenchang chicken, Jiaji duck, Dongshan mutton and Hele crab.
One thing that you can’t miss in Sanya is its seafood. Fish, shrimps, shells and crabs are definitely worth a shot. The popular seafood cuisines are steamed sea-urchins, steamed seaweeds, small abalones, lobsters (eating them rare), porridge with sea crabs, deep-fried edible mantis shrimp with spicy salt, steamed sea bass and steamed humphead wrasse.
Luxury Hotels in Sanya
The St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort
The famed Yalong Bay comes in the shape of a dragon, while the St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort is located at the foot of White Tiger Hill. With the flowing Yalong Stream and red woods around, the resort resembles a pearl encapsulated by a strip of jade. Amid this land, there stands the St. Regis Sanya Yalong Bay Resort, a secluded but luxurious world for relaxation. Over 150 yachts are available for you, and easy transportation is guaranteed as all yachts are docked nearby the hotel’s lobby. In the resort there are 28 seaside villas (with swimming pools), which are staffed with professional teams specializing in 24-hour butler services. Extending 200 meters to the coast, this villa complex provides tailored and personalized services for its clients. The facilities include a private cinema and a newly renovated outdoor heated swimming pool that extends as far as the eye can see. The resort is a perfect place to spend holidays.
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