Sanya is situated on the southernmost tip of Hainan Province. Peppered with luxury hotels and resorts, this is a great place to stay for a quick and easy trip with the family. Here’s our pick of the best for the friendliest of family hotels and resorts in Sanya.
Experience the mystic and the mythical legend of Atlantis at Sanya’s exclusive ocean-themed entertainment resort. Enjoy a day of excitement down under at The Lost Chambers Aquarium and be mesmerized by the sights and sounds of Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk show. There is a 1,800-seater theatre at Dolphin Cay where you will see impressive dolphins pull off tricks and surprises. Atlantis Sanya has a total of 21 restaurants, lounges, bars and cafes and its unmatched hospitality has won a number of awards since 2016, including The Best Landmark Resort Brand by City Traveler.
Atlantis Sanya, Atlantis Sanya, Haitang Bay, Sanya 572000, Hainan, China, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.atlantissanya.cn
This is an exclusive five-star retreat on Hainan Island. The hotel boasts a balmy year-round climate, gorgeous facilities and a breathtaking location on a private bay. There are nine eateries and bars for you and the family to choose from and a children’s option is available in most. In addition to the activities at CoCo Kids’ Club, they host children's movie nights. They also have a selection of swimming aids, and beach and inflatable pool toys available to borrow.
Mandarin Oriental, Sanya, 12 Yuhai Rd, Sanya, Hainan, China, 572000, +86 898 8820 9999, www.mandarinoriental.com/sanya/
Hideaway in this tropical oasis. Choose from a villa or pool room and let the relaxation and tranquillity begin (even with the kids!). Sunbathe on the beach, swim in the ocean, play games in the arcade and games room and watch movies with the kids in the cinema. Why not indulge yourself and hire a Bentley limousine for the day and explore the coastline around the resort.
Conrad Sanya Haitang Bay, Haitang Road, Haitang Bay, Sanya, 572000, China, +86 898 8820 8888, http://conradhotels3.hilton.com/en/hotels/china/conrad-sanya-haitang-bay-SYXCICI/index.html
With three swimming pools to choose from, this is sure to keep your kids entertained for hours! There is a spa for Mom, a fitness center for Dad and a list of activities for the kids. R Kids has cubby areas with many unique options like story telling, TV viewing, dance hall, building block area; R-cade has Tenping Bowling Lanes, Snooker, Table Tennis, Wii & Play Stations; R Kids Splash Park has Zero depth aquatic area, with a spray rainbow arch, water bell and much more.
Renaissance Sanya Resort & Spa, 1 Yezhou Rd, Sanya, Hainan, China, +86 898 3885 8888, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/syxbr-renaissance-sanya-resort-and-spa/
Set in between the mountains and the sea, this resort is perfect for a relaxing family retreat. The kids pool with a very cool slide, will have little ones entertained. Relax with a walk on the beach or enjoy a spa treatment as the kids are looked after by their friendly staff. Club rooms add a touch of finesse for a well deserved break.
InterContinental Sanya Resort, No. 1 Zhouji Lu, Sanya 572000, Hainan Province, Sanya , China + 800 186 1081, www.intercontinental.com/hotels/gb/en/sanya/
Kids are just as important as adults here. They have lots on offer including, connecting rooms, indoor playground for children, children's club for 0 to 12 years old, and babysitting on request. There is an 18 hole golf course for Dad and a host of water sports activities including, glass bottom boat, wind surfing, kayaking, and snorkelling. There are four main dining rooms that will look after you and your little ones every need.
Pullman Sanya Yalong Bay Villas & Resort, Yalong Bay, Hainan, 572000 Sanya, China, +86 898 8855 5588, www.pullmanhotels.com/gb/hotel-6467-pullman-sanya-yalong-bay-villas-and-resort/index.shtml
This beautiful resort will provide you with a relaxing time for you and fun for the kids. The Kids Club offers fun filled activities for parents and kids. The kids pool is located in Kids Club with a mini sand beach and water slide. Rooms come with an ocean, garden or mountain view for you to enjoy. There are restaurants a plenty, juicy burgers will keep the kids quiet for a while as you enjoy a chilled drink.
Sanya Marriott Yalong Bay Resort & Spa, Holiday Inn Resort Yalong Bay Resident Area, Sanya, Hainan, China, 572000, +86 898 8856 8888, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/syxmc-sanya-marriott-yalong-bay-resort-and-spa/
For your families comfort and convenience there are many things provided for you. A babysitting service, child care center, children's menu, video rental, cribs, high chairs and a playground. Tire the kiddos out with a refreshing swim in nine outdoor pools in the lagoon and waterfall complex. The hotel has a 400m private beach, perfect for building sandcastles or taking a relaxing walk.
Hilton Sanya Yalong Bay Resort & Spa, Yalong Bay National Tourism Holiday Resort, Sanya, Hainan, China, +86 898 8858 8888, www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/china/hilton-sanya-yalong-bay-resort-and-spa-SYXHIHI/index.html
The hotel is located in the middle of Sanya Bay, convenient to Sanya Phoenix Airport ,Tian Ya Hai Jiao “The end of Earth” and Nanshan Temple. The resort has a large outdoor pool and a beautiful quiet beach. This hotel is very well equipped for families with water sports, cycling, tennis, children activities, volleyball ,snooker, table football and other activities. There are recreation & sports courts, barbeque grills, a fully equipped kid's club, kid's game room with indoor sliding board, outdoor sliding board, drawing, handiwork, swings, seesaws and of course baby-sitting.
Holiday Inn Resort Sanya Bay, Haipo Toursime Resort Zone, Sanya Bay Sanya Bay, 572000 China, +1800 787 1221, www.ihg.com/holidayinnresorts/hotels/us/en/sanya-bay/syxsb/hoteldetail