Located on the island of Hainan in Southern China, there lies an isolated paradise amongst the sandy beaches and towering mountains. Anantara Vacation Club Sanya offers guests the ultimate getaway to escape from the hectic life associated with the mainland. During the Imperial China Era, this remote island was referred to as Tianya Haijiao, literally translated as, “end of the earth.” Visitors to this secluded paradise will find themselves surrounded by crystal clear blue water, exotic plants, and forested mountains. The Club Resort is conveniently located just 25 minutes from Sanya Phoenix International Airport, and 15 minutes from the heart of Sanya City. With stunning views of the Dadong Sea, guests can relax in an atmosphere of peace and tranquillity.
On arrival, please proceed to the front desk of Luhuitou Sanya Resort where you will be checked in, and from there you will be transferred to the Anantara Vacation Club Sanya Suites which is less than 3 minutes away by car. During your stay at Anantara Vacation Club Sanya, please note you have full access to all public facilities at Luhuitou Sanya Resort, including all dining and drinking outlets, pool, gym and kids club. The Anantara Vacation Club Sanya Suites area is a short walk from Luhuitou Sanya Resort (approximately 10 minutes’ walk).
Anantara Vacation Club Sanya offers guests a wide range of facilities to make their stay as enjoyable as possible. In addition to the Club Resort’s lavish accommodations, visitors will have access to the outdoor swimming pool, a fully equipped fitness centre, the Children’s Club, fine and casual dining options, and a wealth of local attractions to choose from, as well as the luxurious Anantara Spa at Anantara Resort. The island boasts a year-round warm climate similar to that of Hawaii, making for the perfect getaway location.
Sports and Fitness Within the Club Resort, guests will have access to the fitness centre, ensuring you a full-body workout, and featuring a range of treadmills, free weights, bicycles and other strength-training and cardio equipment. You can also cool down with a dip in the outdoor pool. For golf enthusiasts, Luhuitou Golf Club boasts a stimulating 18-hole course, blending in seamlessly with its scenic surroundings. With stunning views of the Dadong Sea, and a terrain laced with palm trees, the course looks as if it belongs in Florida, USA. It’s an ideal location to compete against friends, or to challenge yourself to shaving a few strokes off of your short-game.
Nature With dramatic island scenery and a warm climate that has been compared with that of Hawaii, the island’s natural features are enough to provide visitors with a wide range of exploratory opportunities. Make sure to visit Hainan Tanoda Rainforest. Featuring natural waterfalls, zip-line courses, hanging wooden bridges, and trails that wind endlessly through the trees, this attraction, located near Sanya, has become increasingly popular amongst tourists. Located 40 kilometres west of Sanya, visitors will find the mysterious Daxiao Dongtian (or “Fairy Caves”). Comprised of sandy beaches, hidden caves, emerald mountains, and peculiar rock formations, this is an ideal spot to catch a sunset, while unravelling the mysteries of the ancient Chinese inscriptions found on the rock faces.
Culture Experience the culture of this remote South-China island. Built in 1988 to commemorate 2,000 years of Buddhism in China, Nanshan Temple rests on 40,000 square-metres, and features several Tang Dynasty replicas. Guests can also visit the bustling city centre of Sanya. With a population of approximately 685,000 people living on 1,920 square kilometres of land, the city is renowned for its tropical climate, and has become a popular tourist destination for the south. Spend an afternoon browsing its markets, shops, and restaurants.
Water The waters surrounding this remote island are themselves a natural feat to be marvelled at. Visit Dadonghai Bay or Sanya Bay, where visitors can partake in recreational activities such as scuba diving and snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, and kite surfing, or enjoy a leisurely boat tour around the area, where you can truly take in and admire your surroundings. For some visitors, you may even be lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the rare endangered white Chinese dolphins known to inhabit these waters. For sea-lovers, Hainan Island offers endless opportunities to enjoy and become one with your surroundings.
Choose from an array of unique dining options at the Anantara Sanya Resort, just a ten minute walk from Anantara Vacation Club Sanya. From candlelit dinners by the lapping ocean, a note of citrus in your wineglass, to a tamarind-infused pad-thai on an outdoor mountain terrace, the Anantara culinary experience at our Sanya resort is a vacation in itself.
Club Points Owners can enjoy select discounts on Food & Beverage at Anantara outlets based on their Ownership tier.
Shi Yuan Restaurant Encounter the fresh flavours of Sanya, cooked right in front of you by our expert chefs. With a focus on Oriental inspired cuisine fused with Western flair, Shi Yuan is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Shi Yuan, meaning "origin," is an interactive dining adventure, designed to bring the fresh taste of the landscape to your palate. Choose between the elegant indoor dining area, or the outdoor terrace with booths and long tables ensconced in a lush garden with candles flickering in the gentle sea breeze.
Baan Rim Naam Restaurant Waiting at the cusp of the tranquil South China Sea, Baan Rim Nam, translated as, the "house by the water," is home to cuisine from all regions of Thailand. Feast on delectable rice noodles and succulent pork, each dish a masterpiece of authentic flavours, infused with the spirit and spices of Siam. Choose from five private dining rooms or outdoor terrace seating with garden views leading to the vast ocean beyond.
Ahei Restaurant Indulge in a Chinese tea experience, with tapas and light meals in the cool indoor lounge or in the serene setting of the outdoor terrace. Meet Anantara’s Wine Guru, your personal cellar master, to guide you through the tasting room. Low hanging lights cast a smooth glow over sumptuous lounge chairs and fresh seasonal flowers budding on each table. An ideal setting for an intimate and memorable evening.
Dining by Design Our signature Dining by Design concept invites you to cherish an occasion that is tailor made just for you. Enjoy a mouth-watering meal in a locale of your choice: tapas by a tranquil sea, a candlelit wine picnic set to a mountain vista, or authentic Thai dishes amidst a Chinese landscape. Allow us to bring together the gourmet splendour of our four restaurant menus, in an ambience catered to your dining desires. The choice of the perfect location is entirely up to you. Select from the menu of your choosing, or collaborate with our Chef who will happily customise a gastronomic sequence to meet your specific tastes and desires.
The Club Resort is conveniently located just 25 minutes from Sanya Phoenix International Airport, and 15 minutes from the heart of Sanya City. Situated in a central location on the island of Hainan in Southern China, the Club Resort rests in an isolated paradise amongst the sandy beaches and towering mountains.
Hainan Yanoda Rainforest (42 km)
Luhuitou Golf Club (4 km)
Daxiao Dongtian - Fairy Caves (55 km)
Nanshan Temple (52 km)
Dadonghai Bay (less than 1 km)
Sanya Bay (7 km)
From Sanya Phoenix International Airport, direct flights are available to and from China, Russia, Thailand, Singapore, South Korea, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Kazakhstan.
Getting To And From The Airport
For arriving visitors, ground transportation is available outside of the arrivals area of Sanya Phoenix International Airport.
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