Known as the Hawaii of the East, Sanya’s clean beaches, good weather and blue skies may seem too good to be true, but it’s for real! Just over an hour flight away from Hong Kong on the southern tip of Hainan Island, it’s the perfect getaway for a long weekend this summer. To ease the stresses of traveling, here are five of the best family friendly resorts with kids clubs, activities, and games and more for your kids.
Luxury hotels including St Regis and Ritz-Carlton are located in Yalong Bay which offers white sand and clear water just 20km East of Sanya City Centre. .Kids will love the surplus of watersports operators along the beach offer a range of activities including parasailing, jet boats and banana boat rides. Another popular area is Hating Bay which has recently been developed with hotels such as Rosewood Sanya, Sanya Edition, and One&Only. You do not need to be staying at the hotels to enjoy the free beaches in Sanya - so head on over and enjoy!
Zip lines, hiking, abseiling, and exploring the jungle - Yanoda is a popular rainforest park for family activities. For those that want to have a bit of adventure on their trip to the island - this is a popular thing to do in Sanya! Families also enjoy visiting Betel Nut Heritage Park which is a day trip inland and offers kids insight into the earliest inhabitants of Hainan Island.
Boundary Island offers a nice range of water activities for kids and families in Santa. From glass bottom subs to banana boats - they will have you sorted. West Island is also a great option. Wushizhou Island can get a bit crowded (especially during the winter months). Surfers like the South East Coast offering a number of breaks within walking distance and ideal for all levels.
Binlang Ethnic Village