The Dadonghai beach is one of Sanya’s most popular beaches and has a close proximity to the city.
Dadonghai Beach is one of the most popular tropical seaside holiday areas in Sanya. As the earliest developed tourist resort in the city, the 4-km-long Dadonghai Beach is just three kilometers from downtown and is easily accessible by bus or taxi.
Dadonghai has a lot to offer visitors, but it’s long clear blue sea, ample sunshine, white sand, and green trees rightly get the most attention. Dadonghai Bay is famous for beach and water sports, swimming and sunbathing, with outfits providing scuba diving, speedboats, sailboats, ocean fishing and even underwater photography. Dive operators and sailing operators are available on the beach, which provides scuba diving, speed boats, luxury yachts, sail boats, ocean fishing, and even underwater photography.
Dadonghai is a popular area for young trendy types and beach lovers thanks to numerous eateries set along the fine crescent-shaped beach. These beachside bars and restaurants serving tasty snacks and drinks are mostly situated on the coconut palm-lined boardwalk – the ideal place to take in the sea breeze and enjoy a seafood meal and live music.
The resort is also home to an array of beachfront hotels, including Sanya Marriott Hotel Dadonghai Bay, The Shanhaitian Resort Sanya, Autograph Collection, Resort Intime Sanya and Pearl River Garden Hotel, as well as B&B inns and hostels for travelers of all budgets, especially backpackers and the mid-range crowd.
In addition to the beach fun, the holiday beach area has a large shopping & food square with a variety of shops all within walking distance. For visitors who are looking for some fascinating food to enjoy, a wide range of dining eateries are available in the region — all at reasonable prices.
Dadonghai Tourism Zone 大东海旅游区
Address: Dadonghai Tourism Zone, Haihua Road, Sanya 三亚市海花路大东海旅游区
How to get there: Bus Route 2, 4, 8, 15, 17, 18, 19, 25 & 28, or taxi and get off at Summer Mall Bus Stop (夏日百货公交站)