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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
  • 452 well-appointed guestrooms, including 402 oversized guest rooms at over 60 square meter/646 square feet, 18 suites and 32 private villas with individual plunge pools offering ultimate privacy. 62 rooms and suites on The Ritz-Carlton Club® Level  offering distinctive amenities.
  • 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

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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)
  • International cable/satellite, CNN, ESPN, and HBO
  • 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
  • Flannel bathrobe and Chinese style bathrobe upon request


Club Floor

  • In-room check-out
  • Complimentary laundry service during the stay, two pieces of clothes per day
  • Complimentary swimsuit drying service during the stay
  • Special tea serving or freshly brewed coffee in guest room
  • Afternoon tea in Club Lounge
  • Complimentary snacks or beverage during 23:00 to 7:00 (located besides the elevator hall on 6 floor of the Club level)
  • VIP special name service
  • Offering private meeting room or personal computer service upon request
  • Complimentary limo service within Yalong Bay area (9:30 – 18:00 daily)
  • In-room check out



  • One-bedroom villa (130 square meter/1,399 square feet), two-bedroom villa (252 square meter/2713 square feet) and three-bedroom villa (367 square meter/3950 square feet). All equipped with private swimming pool, outdoor area and lotus waterscape.
  • Total 12 ocean front villa, 12 tropical garden view villa, 8 private mangrove view villa and 4 spa villa
  • All villas offer 24 hours butler services and Magnums certifications
  • Unique villa experience provided by our Romanceologists
  • In-house check in and check out
  • Personal mini bar
  • International newspaper in different languages
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Complimentary laundry services
  • Bose iPod docking

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
  • Fitness center including fitness studio, kinesis studio, chi studio
  • Segway experience
  • Uncle Martin’s Secret Garden with multiple tropical plants and animals
  • Four swimming pools, including, Ocean Front Heated Pool, Lagoon Pool and kids swimming pool
  • 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
  • Oceanfront wedding chapel
  • Fleet of Mercedes Benz R and S Class Limousine Service
  • Multi language service team
  • Express in room check-in / out
  • Complimentary wireless Internet in restaurants, Fitness center, spa, swimming pool, banquet rooms for guests and public visitors
  • Premium luxury bedding including a pillow menu
  • Special welcome kit for each family
  • Bath menu

Business Services

  • Copy service
  • Secretarial service
  • Network/Internet printing
  • Post/parcel
  • Business Center services available directly at Front Desk/Concierge
  • Fax service

Food & Beverage Services

  • Fresh 8, contemporary setting that focuses on fresh and enticing flavors with 8 vibrant live food stations
  • Pearl, combines cuisine from the best China featuring Chinese style interiors.
  • Sofia, authentic Italian cuisine.
  • Sand, beachfront restaurant with spectacular views of Yalong Bay.
  • Scene, Lobby Lounge offering breathtaking views of South China Sea
  • Cube, innovative dining experience by the pool side
  • Scoop, offering various kinds of smooth handmade ice cream

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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