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Dadonghai is one of Sanya's cleanest beaches, situated about 3 km from the centre of the city and just off the main road. The water temperature is about 20C degrees even in winter, hence its reputation as an ideal spot for winter holidaying and relaxation. The beach's close proximity to the city means that it can get very busy here but this remains a pleasant and convenient spot to kick off your shoes, soak up the rays and swim in the sea. Like most of the beaches around Sanya, this is a truly tropical beach with 3 km of white sand curving round a crescent shaped bay, warm blue seas and palm trees. 

Facilities here are good too. Scuba diving and other water sports are popular and cheapest comparison with Yalong Bay and Sanya Bay, and there are numerous restaurants and bars serving up tasty snacks and drinks, and there is a big shopping mall - Summer Mall for those staying at Dadonghai. It is particularly pleasant here in the evenings, when the sun sets and the crowds disapear.


Lots of local moderate hotels, resorts and hostels, guesthouse at Dadonghai. Please click here for our hotel recommendation list.

Jenny's Tips: Predominantly Russian (in visitors and signage, there is little English here!) DadonghaiBeach will help you soak in the local culture along with the sun and sand. The beach is located at a short distance of 2 kilometers from downtown Sanya. The beach has a highly energetic and colorful environment, with beachside stalls and lot of entertainment. You can go in for a swim and enjoy the mild waves at this beach, or you can hit up one of the many bars nearby for a drink or two. There are several stalls selling jewelry made out of shells and other beachwear accessories.

How to get here:

There are many buses from the bus station in Sanya running to the beach, which is No.202 and No.204 cost RMB2 only and takes 10 minutes only to the city centre by bus.