Sanya Bay


Facts to Know About Sanya Bay

Chinese Name: 三亚湾 Pronunciation: Sānyà Wān

Length: 22 kilometers

Recommended Visiting Hours: 2-4 Hours

Address: Sanyawan Road, Tianya District, Sanya City, Hainan Province, China


Brief Introduction of Sanya Bay

Sanya Bay, Sanya Bay
Sanya Bay

Sanya Bay is close to the downtown of Sanya City, stretching for about 22 kilometers. The bay boasts a long shape with fine sand, and the trees planted on the shore form such a green belt. That is how Sanya, the coastal tourism city shows people a beautiful scenery picture. The tempting sunset, the comfortable beach, and the kinds of trees and flowers catch people’s eyes.

The bay is divided into three sections. The first section adjacent to the urban area is for recreational sightseeing and roaming area. The second section, a little far, is used for public seaside swimming and other sea activities, and the third section, also the farthest one, serves as a leisure and vacation area with many resorts.


Sanya Bay Top Amazing Sights You Should Not Miss

Coconut Dream Corridor

Coconut Dream Corridor, Sanya Bay
Coconut Dream Corridor

The Coconut Dream Corridor is a famous seaside scenic avenue built around Sanya Bay, and it is known as “the first avenue in Asia”. It is 20 kilometers in length. You can enjoy coconut trees that array on both sides of the road.

As a world-class cold refuge and leisure resort, it is featured by tropical ocean scenery, traditional Chinese culture, and ethnic customs. You can further have a look at the tropical botanical garden with plants like palm and cycad, and blocks of villas and hotels performing a landscape style are very charming.


Food Recommendation

  • Meng Da Da Coconut Chicken

    Meng Da Da Coconut Chicken, Sanya Bay
    Meng Da Da Coconut Chicken

This restaurant is decorated with the sea color, potted plants, and coconut tree pictures, which provides customers with a sense of enjoying food on the beach.

It will be a pity if you miss the signature dish, namely Coconut Chicken. Here, the particularly tender Wenchang Chicken, a renowned specialty in Hainan, and the local coconut milk come together to offer customers a taste feast. At the same time, all the other food ingredients are completely fresh, so what you need is to enjoy yourself.


Waimao Road Food Street, Sanya Bay
Waimao Road Food Street
  • Waimao Road Food Street

Being a famous snack street in Sanya, it attracts people to be here for cate searching every night. It is full of famous food, for example, seafood, barbecue, cooked wheaten food, and rice noodles. Only when you take a closer look can you find something interesting and satisfying.


Best Travel Time

You might as well pay a visit to Sanya Bay during the time from November to March. Sanya is warm in autumn and winter, and winter is the best time to visit the seaside. In winter, even if the cold wave comes, you can still wear summer clothes and sandal shoes to stroll on the sunny beach. It will be a good and unforgettable experience. It is worth a try!


Popular Ways to Explore Sanya Bay

A Motorcycle Trip

Visiting the Coconut Dream Corridor, tourists are suggested to try a motorcycle trip. As you go along the road, you will catch the greenbelt which is about 80 meters wide, just like a tropical plant viewing garden.

Walking Along the Beach

Another choice worth a shot is to take a walk along the beach at sunset. When the sky is filled with rosy glowing clouds, you will feel so peaceful and pleasant. Apart from that, you can also see the fishermen trawling and hear the clanging rhythm resounding in the air.


Useful Sanya Bay Travel Tips

1. Bring comfortable shoes for an enjoyable walk along the beach.

2. Pay attention to protect yourself from sunburn.

3. It is convenient to arrive at the downtown area, Coach Station, Sanya Railway Station, Sanya Phoenix International Airport, as well as other tourist attractions such as Nanshan Culture Tourism Zone and Tianya Haijiao(‘Edges of the heaven, corners of the sea’, a popular visitor attraction in Sanya).


How to Get to Sanya Bay

By Bus

Take bus 8 or 27 and get off at Sanya Dujiacun Station.

By Taxi

Chinese: 请带我去三亚湾。English: Please take me to Sanya Bay.

If you go to Sanya Bay from the center of Sanya (Phoenix Island Resort Sanya), it takes about 30 minutes (about 40 yuan).

If you go to Sanya Bay from Sanya Phoenix International Airport, it takes about 10 minutes (about 20 yuan).

If you go to Sanya Bay from Sanya Railway Station, it takes about 20 minutes (about 35 yuan).

Sea Sunset in Sanya Bay, Sanya Bay
Sea Sunset in Sanya Bay

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