Mandarin Oriental Sanya


Hidden away amid lush tropical greenery on the southern tip of Hainan Island, the Mandarin Oriental provides true privacy in total luxury. Situated in the tropics and set beneath green hills, by a clear sea edged with coral reefs, Mandarin Oriental Sanya combines natural pleasures with blissful relaxation. All rooms, suites and pavilions have glorious views of the South China Sea as well as the landscaped gardens, and there is a full range of guest facilities on offer alongside the 1200 metre long beach.


  • Year round tropical, balmy climate
  • Close proximity to world class golf courses and cultural attractions
  • Within easy reach of Sanya's major shopping area
  • Beautiful private beach with coral reef


Sanya, China

How to get there

The Mandarin Oriental Sanya is about 20-minutes in a car from Sanya Phoenix International Airport.

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

The perfect relaxing beach hotel to end your China itinerary in style - or combine with Hong Kong as a twin-centre.

  • Fitness centre
  • Swimming pools
  • Tennis and sports courts
  • Spa boutique
  • Beach


Fresh - Located by the coral beach, this completely al fresco restaurant offers contemporary Australian cuisine with French and Japanese influences. The menu features freshwater and saltwater seafood as well as shellfish, and a selection of premium meats and fresh poultry, all cooked on a unique wood and coconut fired grill.

Yi Yang - This sophisticated restaurant specialises in fine Cantonese cuisine. Yi Yang specialises in fresh seafood dishes and tempting dim sum treats, in addition to Hainanese specialities such as Wenchang Chicken and Dongshan Lamb.

Pavilion - This poolside dining venue is open all day. The generous breakfast buffet offers dim sum, noodles and live cooking stations, in addition to freshly squeezed juices. From noon onwards, choose from an array of Asian favourites as well as a comprehensive menu of Western choices. Healthy choices, including vegetarian options, are available at all times.

Mee & Mian - This beachside noodle bar serves up delicious Asian noodle dishes. Watch on as the chefs 'pull' the hand-made the noodles freshly prepared on site.

Sunset Bar - This airy second floor bar offers inspiring full bay views - the perfect spot to watch the sunset with a tropical cocktail in hand. Afternoon tea is also available daily.

Mo's Bar - This sophisticated bar features a cigar divan, wine cellar and handpicked collection of over 100 single malt whiskies.

Wave - Enjoy drinks in or out of the water at this poolside spot which features a swim-up bar.

The Cliff - This quiet lounge space situated at one of the resort's highest points is exclusively available to villa and suite residents. Here, eligible guests can enjoy complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cocktails and gourmet snacks.

Phoenix Tea House - With over 100 varieties of tea on offer and featuring displays of ancient chinaware, Phoenix Tea House is the perfect place to explore the fascinating culture of Chinese tea which is brewed in the traditional Chinese custom.

The spacious rooms, suites and villas at the Mandarin Oriental combine contemporary elegance with ethnic touches. Guests staying in the suites and villas will enjoy access to the Cliff Lounge.

Terrace Room - These rooms come with generous terraces with beautiful views of the gardens and the sea beyond. Each room features luxurious marbled bathrooms with a freestanding bathtub and double vanity. These can be booked with a king-size bed or twin bed rooms.

Ocean View Room - These rooms feature a spacious private balcony from which to enjoy the spectacular sunsets. Decorated with a decidedly Asian aesthetic, these rooms include all the modern entertainment you could wish for. Connecting rooms, with king and twin beds are available.

Deluxe Garden View Room - These rooms feature spacious 26-square-metre balconies where you can bask in the sun by day and stargaze by night. Each stylishly decorated room offers generous wardrobe space and marbled bathrooms with two vanities.

Ocean Breeze Pavilion - Perfect for a romantic escape or relaxing getaway, these rooms are moments from the seafront. Enjoy incredible ocean views, lots of privacy and a peaceful ambience. Relax in the plunge pool, and the woven daybed on the balcony.

Pool Pavilion - Perfect for sun lovers. Lounge on your private terrace, relax in a private gazebo, step into the main pool at your doorstep or take a short stroll to the nearby beach.

Ocean Front Pavilion with Plunge Pool - Take personal indulgence to a new level. Soak in your private plunge pool, relax in your gazebo, dine in your outdoor dining area, or step out onto the coral beach.

Tropical Suite - This plush one-bedroom suite features a king-sized bed, walk-in wardrobe, an elegant en-suite bathroom with double vanity and a luxury 'rain' shower. A separate living area opens out to a large terrace.

Ocean View Suite - Ideal for honeymooners, couples or small families, these luxurious suites feature a sumptuous bedroom with king-sized bed, an outdoor terrace and separate dining area with pantry, complete with sublime sunset views over the ocean.

Ocean View Pool Villa - These luxurious two-floor, two-bedroom villas come with all the facilities you could hope for, including a private infinity pool, outdoor rain shower and an al fresco dining area.

South China Sea Pool Villa - Indoor facilities include an oversized jetted bath and luxury shower experience, and a living room with a state of the art entertainment system. Step outdoors to your private infinity pool, outdoor rain showers and a al fresco dining area.

Coral Bay Deluxe Villa - The beautifully decorated interior of this two bedroom villa features an oversized jetted bath, luxury shower experience, and a living room with a state of the art entertainment system. Your private garden contains a large private infinity pool stretching out to the South China Sea, in addition to a sundeck and gazebo.

  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Jogging
  • Water sports
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Beach

Sanya offers a great beach escape for the whole family with plenty of recreational activities for both adults and children. Families should choose a Pool Pavillion, where a swimming pool is shared between eight rooms.

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