Banyan Tree Sanya


A luxury resort on what is known as the Oriental Hawaii, Banyan Tree Sanya is cradled in the Bay of Sanya on one of the most tranquil beaches on the island of Hainan. Accommodation is in a selection of pool villas and suites, some with beach frontage, others overlooking the gardens, and the leisure facilities include a large landscaped swimming pool, tennis court and gym. Elegance and ambience combine in each of Banyan Tree Sanya's 49 pool villas, which are set amidst a sculpted tropical lagoon. This enchanting vacation resort also offers spa and hydrotherapy indulgences, authentic signature dining experiences and activities for the family.


  • Panoramic views of the nearby Luhuitou Park
  • Banyan Tree's first hydrothermal complex in Asia
  • The most spectacular sunsets
  • Discover the hidden treasures of Hainan Island
  • Diving excursions, and spectacular photography


Sanya, China

How to get there

The Sanya Phoenix International Airport is about 28 km from the hotel which takes about an hour's journey in a car.

Best time to go

Generally speaking, the best months to visit China are in the spring or autumn months of April, May, September and October as temperatures are warm and it is fairly dry.

Our thoughts

A peaceful alternative to the hustle and bustle of mainland China. You can choose to explore the island by bike, cruise to nearby islands or go diving - or simply relax by your villa's private pool and watch the spectacular sunsets on this side of the island.

  • Kids' recreational activities
  • Beach
  • Swimming pool
  • Recreation room
  • Tennis court
  • Gym
  • Library


Ming Yue - Meaning 'The Bright Moon', this is the all-day dining restaurant. The hearty breakfast buffet offers European favourites and Oriental specialties. A wide variety of a la carte dishes are available for lunch and dinner or you can choose from the Chinese and European set menus. Private dining rooms are available and can be reserved on request.

Coriander House - This open-air restaurant overlooks the lobby's spectacular water features and offers a mouth-watering selection of creative Chinese cuisine, Asian noodles and traditional Thai cuisine in a contemporary setting.

Tian Ya Hai Jiao - This traditional cocktail bar serves a selection of international cocktails, wines and liqueurs. Its open-air setting makes it the perfect spot to enjoy a sunset cocktail.

The Pool Bar - Serving light snacks, drinks and cocktails throughout the day, this poolside snack bar is the ideal place for sun lovers to relax after.

Under the Banyan Tree - Enjoy a romantic dinner for two, as your chef prepares gourmet dishes in front of you below a magnificent 100 year old banyan tree. All the produce is sourced from within 100 miles of the resort, making it a truly authentic and sustainable experience.

Legend of Lovers Bay - A unique private dining option where you can enjoy a romantic dinner of classical dishes from Hainan Island, seated under a private tent on the beach as a bonfire burns in the background.

Accommodation at Banyan Tree Sanya is in 49 spacious villas, set within the tropical gardens, complete with private pools.

Pool Villa - In a romantic setting amidst a sculpted tropical lagoon, this villa features a private garden and swimming pool, an open-air bathtub and a separate pavilion and expansive terrace - perfect for dining outdoors and entertaining. You can choose between a king-sized bed and twin beds.

Deluxe Pool Villa - Designed for up to 3 guests, this spacious villa offers all the comforts of home and more. From the private outdoor jet pool to the naturally ventilated pavilion and the outdoor timber terrace, this is the ultimate al fresco paradise.

Spa Pool Villa - Set over two levels in a tranquil spot, this luxurious villa features an outdoor massage area for those seeking an in-villa spa experience.

Ocean Front Pool Villa - Looking out to a stunning sea view, these two-storey villas are just a short stroll from the pristine white beaches.

Two Bedroom Pool Villa - Featuring a large 85sqm private swimming pool, these spacious two bedroom villas are perfect for families.

  • Yoga
  • Gym
  • Recreation room
  • Children's activities

During peak season and school holidays, the resort offers free daily activities for children aged 4-12 years old. Activities are typically scheduled twice a day and take place both indoors and outdoors.

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