Sanya is one of the only two prefectural level cities in Hainan Province, China. It is located in the southernmost tip of Hainan Island and a famous tropical seashore city and harbor in Hainan.


The average rainfall is 1,263 mm. The rainy season runs from June to October, and the rainfall often increases in the typhoon season. The rainfall of the rainy season accounts for 90.2% of the year total. Sanya is fog-free all year round. The annual average temperature is 25.5 ℃, the highest temperature occurs in June with a monthly average temperature of 28.8 ℃. The lowest temperature occurs in January with a monthly average temperature of 21.6 ℃. The extreme temperature reaches up to 35,9 ℃ and the lowest hits 5.1 ℃. There is irregular diurnal tide, mainly diurnal lasting 14 days every month. The highest tide level of 2.2 meters for 16 hours, the lowest level is 0.6 m, for an average of 1.03 meters. The maximum tidal range is 2.26 m, the minimum tidal range is 0.06 m, for an average tidal range of 0.79 m. When the tide comes, the water is divided into two tributaries, one to the southeast, via the terminal and into Sanya River at a flow rate of 0.35 m / sec; another towards northwest from the Baipaijiao gap at a flow rate 0.35 m / sec. When the ebb comes, the flow direction will reverse at a flow rate of 1.08 m / sec and 0.07 m / sec respectively. The ebb lasts 8 hours, the sediment will be brought into the sea by the ebb, leaving less sedimentation in the harbor basin.


1. Tianya-Haijiao

It is a famous easide tourist area in Sanya City. Legend has it that a couple can be together lifetime if they come here. The scenic spot is located 24 kilometers west of Sanya. The Sun and Moon Stone is located on the sea surface at the entrance of the scenic area. The stone is composed of two cross-tapered rocks engraved with "Sun" and "Moon" respectively and dependent on each other. Legend has it that couples come here can love each other and become old together, hence famous.

2. Yalong Bay

Yalong Bay National Resort District is a high-quality tropical scenic waterfront in the eastern suburb of Sanya, Hainan. It is located about 10 km from the downtown. The day is crescent-shaped with a 7 km-long silver-white beach and fine sands. Here, the South China Sea had not been contaminated and is clean and transparent, showing several different blues afar. Under the sea surface, there are a rich variety of underwater coral species, where you can appreciate corals and have a variety of underwater activities including diving, so the submarine tourist project is hot. On the shore, there is lush forest. In winter, the temperature s 27℃, the water temperature is 20 ℃, so it is an ideal resort to escape cold and have leisure entertainment in winter, hence the name "Oriental Hawaii". There are many luxury hotels along the coast, including the five-star Holiday Inn Resort. Jinmu cliff and Yanlong cliff are good places for cliff climbing. There is Wild Boar Center in centre, East Island, West Island in south, East Row, West Row in west for a variety of water sports.



There are more than a dozen bus lines in Sanya city. The buses are in service from 6 am to 11 pm or so. The bus fare varies in the range of 1-4 Yuan according to the distance.


The starting price is 5 Yuan for 2 km, and 2 Yuan for every additional 2 kilometers. 1 Yuan/km will be charged for more than 20 kilometers beyond the downtown for returning empty. 2 Yuan will be charged for every 10 minutes' waiting.


International Airport gets its name from its location in Phoenix Village, Yanglan Town, Sanya. It is the southernmost international airport in China, and 14 km west to the downtown areas of Sanya, 5 km west to Tianya-Haijiao. The airport is near beach with beautiful environment. It implements visa on arrival for foreign passengers.