The Mandarin Oriental Sanya is just steps away from the clear warm waters surrounding Hainan island. The exclusive resort is set over 12 hectares of carefully landscaped tropical gardens on the island’s southern tip. The five-star property has a luxury spa with signature Chinese-medicine inspired treatments, outdoor tennis courts, a 24-hour gym with complimentary fitness classes in a private studio, as well as three outdoor swimming pools, a sauna and steam room. There are a host of dining options including a beachfront fresh seafood restaurant, an authentic Cantonese restaurant, a teahouse and a poolside bar. Rooms and suites offer pool or ocean views, large balconies, classic furnishings, modern conveniences and Mandarin Oriental added extras. The Mandarin Oriental Sanya is located just 30 minutes from Sanya Phoenix International Airport.
Location: Enjoying an absolute waterfront position on Hainan Island, this property offers guests beachside serenity.
History: Guests are treated to a touch of local history in their rooms, with artworks inspired by Sanya’s native Miao and Li cultures.
Service: This property offers full service, from concierge to butler to a dedicated weddings and events team.
Rooms and suites offer chic tropical luxury, with relaxed-yet-sophisticated decor and wide picture windows to capture forest and ocean views. Each room offers guests outdoor space for relaxing and a large marble bathroom with deep tub, plus wired and wireless internet, terry cloth bathrobes and drinking water provided.
These 56 square meters rooms feature a wide sun deck with daybed and a private enclosed garden. Interiors are Asian-influenced, featuring local artworks, weaved coconut headboard and a colorful palette. These rooms include LCD TV, work desk, sofa seating and king or twin beds.
These 52 square-meter rooms open up to a semi-private pool from a private terrace with day beds. Rooms feature local artworks, light wooden furnishing and colorful linens to create a modern Asian look, with king bed, work desk, sofa and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Light streams into these 60-square-meter rooms through a louvered ceiling that opens up to an outdoor private courtyard. Rooms feature king or twin bedding plus LCD TV and work desk. In the courtyard there is outdoor seating.
This property offers a comprehensive business center, function rooms of various sizes in separate pavilions, event catering, wedding and events organization, a ballroom and a variety of outdoor function spaces.
Younger travelers will find plenty to do, with the Coco Kids Club offering movie nights and various activities. Swimming floats are available to borrow and in-room amenities include cots, baby's equipment, toys, games and more - all available free of charge on request.
A well-equipped modern gym provides a space for work outs, including an exercise studio where group classes are held. Personal trainers can provide programs or perform fitness evaluations. Tai Chi and Qigong classes are also available.
To keep kids big and small happy there's a recreation center with games, table tennis, a pool table and video games.
The Mandarin Oriental Sanya has a private beach for swimming, plus three outdoor pools including a shallow sand pool with floats for kids. Water sports are offered and there's a coral reef offshore for avid snorkelers.
Eight treatment rooms and two VIP villas are nestled amid palm trees in the hills around the resort. reflection ponds and rich wood furnishings create a peaceful and stylish Zen-inspired setting, where massage, facials, scrubs and Traditional Chinese therapies are administered. Acupuncture, cupping, and acupressure are offered, as are more traditional Western treatments and multi-faceted spa journeys. A TCM doctor is onsite.
Diners can sample local seafood in this open-sided pavilion on the beach. Open for dinner, this Australian fusion restaurant features fresh seafood cooked on the grill, with diners enjoying their meal right on the shoreline.
This beachside noodle bar overlooks the Tranquilo Pool and offers hand-rolled noodles and lo mein, from noon to 5.30pm. Beverages, including shakes and fruit smoothies are available until 8pm.
This elegant bar specializes in single malt whiskey, offering more than 100 labels. There's a cigar divan here, and tasting events can be easily organized. Drinks and snacks available here until late.
Surrounded by reflection ponds, this open-air restaurant is open for all-day dining. International cuisine is offered here, including healthy options and vegetarian dishes, with classic Asian fare and Western favorites offered in the evenings. Breakfast here comprises live cooking stations, a buffet and a selection of juices, teas and coffee.
Offering more than 100 different types of tea, guests here can enjoy this integral part of Chinese culture. Travelers can try specialty teas and leaves more than a hundred years old served from handmade fine China teapots.
Positioned on a terrace of the main building, Sunset bar offers far-reaching views of the South China Sea and Coral Bay, offering cocktails and a selection of light snacks. Afternoon tea is also served here.
Suite and villa residents can come here to enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks, with beautiful garden and ocean views.
Guests can relax by - or in - the pool with a refreshing drink. There's a swim-up bar and an outdoor lounge area with plush sunbeds and plenty of shade from the palm trees.
Open for lunch and dinner, this Cantonese restaurant is housed in the main building and offers indoor and alfresco dining. Hainanese specialties are a highlight of the menu, and private rooms are available, suitable for large banquets. Yi Yang also offers imported beer and wines.
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