Yalong Bay Tropical Paradise Forest Park is a park unique for its tropical rainforest. It is also the main filming location for the movie “If You Are the One 2”. Here, you can trek through the rainforest, enjoy the company of a variety of orchids, walk on the bridge where Shu Qi once walked, or climb up to the top of the hill overlooking the Yalong Bay to enjoy the magnificent view.
Wuzhizhou Island is a neighbouring island close to downtown Sanya that has magnificent scenery.The sea water there is crystal clear and teeming with marine life. The island is a well-known diving spot and it is also a good place for water activities such as Jet Ski rides, parasailing, and a banana-boat cruise. Wuzhizhou Island is well-developed and well-equipped with resort villas, bars, and seafood restaurants. You can stay here for one night to enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Yalong Bay is a well-known bay in China. It was once rated as one of the eight most beautiful bays in the country by National Geographic. The water quality is top-notch and the sand is white and clean. It is also where luxury hotels in Sanya congregate. There is a special sea activity center, with golf courses, yacht clubs, spa clubs and other activities at your disposal.
Sanya Qianjing Scenario Area is characterized by antique Li buildings, which shape the living environment of the Li nationality, plus a variety of special ethnic and cultural performances. The scenic spots include Nanhai Goddess Plaza, Li Village, Science and Technology Amusement Hall and other attractions. The large-scale song and dance show “Sanya Ancient Love” depicts the Luhuitou and other beautiful legends in form of song, dance and acrobatics. It is a must-see performance in the scenic spot.
Tianya Haijiao is a famous landmark in Sanya. The highlights of this scenic spot are the seashore scenery and rocks that come in different shapes. “Tianya” and “Haijiao” are two big rocks that have large Chinese inscriptions on them. It is a symbol of love for many people, making it a popular attraction among couples. In addition to these two stones, other famous stone carvings include “Nan Tian Yi Zhu” and “Rocks of Sun and Moon,” which represent wealth and love respectively. Do look out for them too when you are there.
Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone is located in Yazhou District of Sanya. It is a famous religious and cultural site in China. The attraction is built by the sea, where you can enjoy the natural beauty of mountains and seas. The Nanshan Temple and the 33 Guanyin Temple in the scenic spot are both excellent places for worshipping Buddhas. At the end of the scenic spot, the 108-meter high Guan Yin of Nanshan cannot be missed.
Luhuitou Scenic Area, also known as Luhuitou Peak Park, is located in the south of Sanya City. It is surrounded by sea on three sides, and the scenery is very good. Climb to the top of the hill 275 meters above sea level, and you can see the scenery and coastal beauty of Sanya City. This is also a good venue for viewing sunrise and sunset. The Luhuitou sculpture in the park is one of the symbols of Sanya, otherwise known as “Deer City,”. The sculpture is also a mascot of the city.
Aquaventure Water Park is a large water park at the Atlantis Hotel in Sanya. There are 15 large slides in the park, as well as a “water fun” playground that is ideal for families with young kids. The most challenging slide is called "The Leap of Poseidon", which drops down an almost vertical slide of 25.1 meters and passes through a shark pool tunnel. It is very exciting to feel the shark swimming around you. In addition, there are wonderful dolphin shows and sea lion shows in the park, so don't miss them!
The First Market is Sanya's first market; it is a well-known seafood market, where you can buy a variety of fresh seafood, tropical fruits, and other Hainan specialties. However, when it comes to the First Market, people now often think about the surrounding commercial streets, including Xinmin Street, Yefeng Lane, and Hexi Road. These are all popular places for seafood processing shops. You can choose seafood at the First Market and then go directly to one of the neighboring processing shops to have it cooked at an affordable price.
The Lost Chambers Aquarium is a popular attraction in Sanya. The aquarium has staggered underwater tunnels and distinctive corridors. It has more than 30 display pools and tens of thousands of marine life can be seen here. The gigantic transparent display curtain wall is one of the most popular part of the tour with direct visual access to various marine life on the sea floor and the remains of Atlantis. In addition, the aquarium also offers plenty of diving programs for visitors to experience the magic of the underwater world.