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Experience the true nature of Southern most China 

Experience The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay, a five-star hotel in China where majestic mountains share the landscape with miles of private beaches, rainforests and the pristine South China Sea. Located in the most secluded area of the number one beach in China, Yalong Bay, our luxury hotel’s destination is known as the “the Hawaii of China” and is the country’s best tropical beachfront resort. The Ritz-Carlton is distinct amongst hotels in Sanya, providing the ultimate escape for even the most discerning luxury travelers. 

As an icon of luxurious hospitality with bespoke services, The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay features:

  • Pure white sand beach with expansive views of Yalong Bay
  • 451 well-appointed guestrooms, including 340 oversized guest rooms at over 60 square meter/646 square feet, 62 rooms and suites on The Ritz-Carlton Club® Levelwith distinctive amenities, 20 suites and 33 private villas with individual plunge pools offering ultimate privacy.
  • An exclusive world-class spa designed and operated by the Ritz Carlton Spa at 2,788 square meter/30,009 square feet and offers lavish and relaxing aromatherapy as well as beauty treatments.
  • The Culinary Shell – a host of seven dining outlets – will please all palates with signature favorites, seasonal offerings and even personalized dishes and beverages. Such as Sofia – the best Italian Restaurant in Sanya.
  • The most modern meeting facilities are encompassed within our Sanya hotel flexible meeting space and function rooms totaling 1,700 square meter/18,298 square feet, inclusive of a 910 square meter/9,750 square feet grand ballroom divisible by four with nine meeting rooms and a business center
  • The first oceanfront wedding chapel in Sanya with a gorgeous waterscape pool
  • Minutes away from two famous golf courses, Yalong Bay Golf Club and Sun Valley Golf Club

Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Minimum 60 square meter of living space
  • Oversized private balconies or terraces overlooking the South China Sea, gardens or mangrove
  • Master bathroom with separate bathtub and shower cubicle, double basin vanity and Asprey Purple Water amenities
  • Large walk-in closet
  • Two LCD TVs (37” in bedroom, 20” wall–mounted in bathroom)
  • ON-demand movies, DVD players in guest rooms
  • Bose iPod docking station in suites
  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi / broadband Internet access and computer connection to play sound through LCD TV
  • Mini-bar and tea & coffee making facilities

Property Features & Amenities

  • Pure white beach with stunning views of the South China Sea
  • Seven restaurants and lounges with international cuisines.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa offering locally-inspired tropical treatments
  • Uncle Martin’s Secret Garden with multiple tropical plants and animals
  • Fleet of Mercedes Benz R Class Limousine Service
  • Express in room check-in / out
  • Premium luxury bedding including a pillow menu
  • Special welcome kit for each family
  • Bath menu
  • Segway experience
  • Fitness center including fitness studio, kinesis studio, chi studio
  • Four swimming pools, including a Creek Pool and a Lagoon with a sand beach connecting the South China Sea
  • Tennis court and basketball court with night lighting system
  • Beach volleyball and beach soccer court
  • Two championship golf clubs, Yalong Bay Golf Club and Sun Valley Golf Club within minutes
  • Complimentary wireless Internet in restaurants, Fitness center, spa, swimming pool, banquet rooms for guests and public visitors

Business Services

  • Copy service
  • Secretarial service
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Post/parcel
  • Full-service business center
  • Full business center, onsite
  • Fax service

Awards & Accolades

2016 Global Hotel by Conde Nast Traveler

Luxury Hotel Wedding in Hainan Star Performer The Ritz-Carlton Sanya, Yalong Bay by Hurun Report

The Best Reosrt (Beach) by TTG China

Recommended Italian Restaurant by Target

China's Top 100 Hotel by Travel + Leisure

Best Family Resort by Travel & Leisure

The Best Resort by <Travel+>2015 Travel China

The Best Luxury Hotel Award 2014 by

The Most Popular Hotel 2014 by

The Best Family Reosrt by C-Trip

Excellence 2015 by Tripadvisor

Hall of Fame 2015 Award by Tripadvisor

Best Hotel Value Award by Voyage

The Best Resort by Voyage

Annual Top Ten Managers by Continental Diamond

Annual Best Resort Hotels by Continental Diamond

Outstanding Contribution Award for Wedding 2015 by Sanya Tourism Association

Owner Representative of The Year

The Hotelier Awards 2015 China

2014 TOP 100 Hotels & Resorts by World Traveler

The Best Wedding Destination Hotels of The Year by Wedding 21

Best Family Hotels of China by Travel Info

The Best Hotel SPA by Vantage

Green Hotel by Green Hotel

HOT25-SPA HOTELS/Resort in Asia by SmartTravelAisa.Com

Best Resort

Golden Pillow

The Best Family Hotel by Travel Info

The Best Wedding Hotel by T+City

Hotel Policies


Check-in: 3 p.m.

Checkout: 12 p.m.


Pets are not allowed on property.


Smoking room is available.


Valet parking only


Lifeguard is on duty from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. No smoking in pool areas.


  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Hotel has on site accessible self-parking
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
  • Pathway to registration desk
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