Known as China's "Golden Coast," Dadonghai (Dadong Sea) is an ideal place for diving and sea bathing with its crystal-clear sea water, soft and white sand, bright sunshine, fresh air, rich woods, wonderful undersea worlds, strange rocks, colourful corals, shells, fish, and seaweeds.
Situated about 3 kilometers southeast of downtown Sanya, Dadonghai possesses a crescent-shaped tropical beach 2.3 kilometers long, and is one of Sanya's cleanest beaches. As Dadong Sea is a vacation and leisure area, more and more tourists come to the place for holidays and sightseeing.
3km south-east from Sanya (10 minutes by minibus, or less than 1 hour by foot,) Dadonghai is a not big, but bustling and appealing seaside resort. It has pleasant spring-like weather all year round. The water temperature is about 20C (68F) even in winter. There's a western-style cocktail bar with blues music here. It has developed into a multi-functional tourist place with good facilities for sightseeing, vacations, and leisure tours.
What to enjoy at Dadonghai Bay
In this area there are many attractive tourist facilities, such as high or middle class hotels, guest houses, holiday resorts, and the national diving training base, sea bathing sites, fresh-water swimming pools, and water paradise, singing and dancing halls, tennis courts, gyms, and more.
There's a western-style cocktail bar with blues music here. Isn't fun that swimming in the one of the clear warm water in Asia, or dive for sightseeing the beautiful coral and other interesting ocean? Don't be afraid of diving if you never did before, because a professional diver will accompany with you under the water. And it's very pleased to lie down under an umbrella to relax, with the tropical atmosphere. As you wish, many water-games can be played on this soft and sunny beach. If you're hungry after all this fun, you can choose a seafood restaurant by the sides of the streets just near the beach, and taste the day's catch which you pick from the fishermen's nets.
Dadonghai is perfect place of diving, beach sports, bathing and sunbathing. It is scattered with a large shopping square, amusement companies and a famous dive company that can provide scuba diving, ship diving, seabed strolling, speed boat, motorboat, luxury yacht, sail boat, ocean fishing, beach sports and underwater photography. There are numerous small restaurants and bars serving up tasty snacks and drinks.
How to get Dadonghai Beach
1.Bus or taxi from Sanya Phoenix International Airport directly to Dadonghai
2.Taxi or bus No.2 or No. 4 from Sanya downtown area to Dadonghai
3.Sightseeing bus (10 minutes once) special for tour line (7:15a.m. - 7:00p.m.) to Dadonghai