Yalong Bay

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Yalong Bay
Yalong Bay 01.jpg
A view of Yalong Bay
Traditional Chinese 亞龍灣
Simplified Chinese 亚龙湾
sometimes written as
Traditional Chinese 牙龍灣
Simplified Chinese 牙龙湾

Yalong Bay is a 7.5 kilometres (4.7 mi) beach located southeast of Sanya City, Hainan Province, China. It is also known as the Yalong Bay National Resort.

Lodging[edit]

Yalong Bay, located east of Sanya

Regarded as the best beach in Hainan Province[1] , many internationally operated hotels have established their top tier brands in Yalong Bay, including the St Regis Yalong Bay Resort the Sheraton Sanya Resort, Marriott Hotel, Ritz-Carlton Sanya Resort, Pullman Yalong Bay and MGM Grand Resorts. Several domestically-operated hotels including Resort Horizon, Mangrove Tree Resort, and Cactus Resort are also operating in the area.

Infrastructure[edit]

Yalong Bay National Resort[edit]

Butterfly Park[edit]

Shellfish Museum[edit]

Yalong Bay Yatch Club

Shopping Mall[edit]

La Floret[edit]

Shopping area, restaurants and art space. Popular fast food and family restaurants can be found here: Starbucks Coffee, Pizza Hut, Honeymoon Dessert, Little Sheep Hot Pot

Transport[edit]

High-Speed Train[edit]

A new high-speed Eastern Ring railway was opened in January 2011, connecting the major towns on the east coast of Hainan. It takes 1.5–2 hours from Sanya to Haikou. The trains also serve Haikou's Airport. Haikou to Sanya costs around ¥90.

The train stops at the following places in Hainan: Sanya (三亚), Yalong wan (亚龙湾), Tiandu (田独), Lingshui (陵水), Wanning (万宁), Boao (博鳌), Qionghai (琼海), Wenchang (文昌), Haikou Airport (美兰), Haikou East (海口东; main city stop), Haikou West Train Station (海口). Yalong Bay High Speed Train Timetable

Bus[edit]

Passengers should pay the bus fare when boarding. Usually the exact fare should be put into the box by the driver. Fares vary according to distance travelled. Two bus routes of particular use for visitors are the Number 8 and Number 27 which serve Sanya Phoenix International Airport and Yalong Bay (亚龙湾) respectively. In addition the Number 25 and 16 buses run regularly between Nanshan Temple and Yalong Bay, their routes passing through downtown Sanya and Dadonghai.

External links[edit]

The sign of Yalong Bay National Resort

References[edit]

Coordinates: 18°12′39″N 109°39′16″E / 18.21083°N 109.65444°E / 18.21083; 109.65444