Highlights of Sanya
Highlights of Sanya
Highlights of Sanya
The city is in a land full of blessings – sunshine, blue waters, pristine beaches, lush countryside, ethnic cultures and historical relics. Complemented with a perfect tropical climate, Sanya possesses all the necessary elements to capture the imagination of visitors.

Sanya is China’s only seaside tropical tourist destination with an air quality unmatched by the rest of the country. Yalong Bay offers high marine visibility at an average of over 10 metres, bound to make diving excursions here always eventful. Among other highlights, Sanya has hosted the 53rd, 54th, 55th and 57th Miss World Finals and is home to the highest Kwan-yin Statue in the world, standing at 108 metres.

Other Tips

Lovers’s Hill

Another scenic spot is the Lover’s Hill in Sanya Luhuitou Park.

The Caves Tourism Zone (Da Xiao Dong Tian)

The Caves Tourism Zone has historically served as a screen to the southern part of Sanya.


Nanshan incorporates a tropical marine seascape, ancient Chinese culture, historical heritage and folklores, integrating eco-tourist resources, recreational activities and environmental preservation to transform the area into an internationally famous tourism district.