Located in the South China Sea, the second largest island in China, Hainan island has been a popular beach tourist destination for people from home and abroad to take vacation. Thanks to the advantageous geographical conditions with tropical climate, Hainan island is usually warm and sunny all year round. Naturally, the tourist economy has also become one of the most typical pillar industries in Hainan province, with a complete western-style service as standard amongst all 5 star hotels across the island.
With its international developing popularity, and no longer requiring a Chinese visa to enter Hainan Island, an increasing number of world-class hotels have set up shop, like Shangri-La, Mariott, Westin and Grand Hyatt. Ranking as the top five-star hotels in Hainan island, they have won an excellent public reputation.
So, which hotel would you choose to spend your vacation? Here I'd love to recommend the 5 best five-star hotels in Hainan and try to help you know more details so that you make a best choice.
The 5 five-star hotels I choose are under 1000 CNY per night with top end 5 star service.
1. Shangri-La' Hotel, Haikou
Nestled within charming tropical gardens, Shangri-La Hotel, Haikou offers relaxing beach-side living in luxurious accommodations with sea views. Thanks to Haikou city behind the hotel on the Qiongzhou Strait, all rooms come with a wonderful balcony overlooking the sea.
In addition, the hotel offers a fitness center, spa treatments and sauna facilities. You can also play table tennis on site, use the meeting rooms and rent a car to explore the city.
Both Cantonese food and top 10 signature Hainanese dishes are provided at Shang Palace. Cafe Kool offers seafood and Mediterranean style cuisines are offered at Sirena. You can also enjoy the Whiskey Festival at Cooper A Whiskey Lab.
Superior sea view room: 641 CNY per night
2. Sanya Marriott Hotel, Dadonghai Bay
As one of the two Marriott hotels in Sanya city, the one located in Dalonghai Bay on the beach. Embraced by lush green tropical mountains, Sanya Marriott Hotel Dadonghai Bay features stunning views of ocean and mountains.
It's also linked to the Dadonghai National Coral Reef Nature Reserve Area and next to the Wild Macaque Nature Protection Area. You are definitely submersed in nature and amazed by the view with a stay at the Marriott Hotel!
In terms of food, there are authentic Chinese cuisines, Korean food and Hainan local cuisines are served at the restaurants.
Deluxe ocean view room: 663 CNY per night
3. Sanya Marriott Yalong Bay Resort & Spa
Located in another bay of the island with an over 400m private white sand beach, just a 30-minute drive from Sanya Phoenix International Airport to Sanya Marriott Resort & Spa.
This hotel provides a relaxed setting with the ocean, mountains and landscaped gardens as backdrop and offers 2 outdoor pools, yoga lessons and pampering massage. There is also a Yalong Bay Golf Club situated nearby the hotel.
When it comes to food, 3 on-site restaurants available for you, offering cuisines like Japanese, Chinese and international favorites. Exotic cocktails also provided at View Lounge, Sea Breeze Pool Bar & Grill and Deep Blue Beach Bar.
Deluxe ocean view room: 990 CNY per night
4. The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort
In another most famous bay of Hainan island, there also has been many high-level hotels built in Haitang Bay. The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort features a unique power-assist circular pool as well as 6 hot tubs surrounded by the resort's lush landscaping.
At The Westin Sanya Haitang Bay Resort you will find a private beach. You can enjoy the Westin Workout gym for free. The blissful Heavenly Spa by Westin can make you fell relax and renewable. All kinds of recreation in Kids Club are provided to Children.
The all-day dining restaurant of Seasonal Tastes presents nourishing and imaginative menu creations. Five Senses provides authentic Cantonese cuisines and other Chinese cuisines. You can enjoy different cuisines here and find your favorite.
Deluxe sea view: 838 CNY per night
5. Grand Hyatt Sanya Haitang Bay Resort & Spa
Grand Hyatt Sanya Haitang Bay Resort & Spa is also located in Haitang Bay, right beside the beach. The difference from the Westin Hotel is that there are three themed swimming pools, the Huan Spa and a fully equipped fitness center offered for you to complete options for renewal and well-being.
In addition, the exclusive Camp Hyatt provides a paradise for children with an imaginative playground with indoor and outdoor adventures, programed activities and junior culinary classes, which will keep your children entertained in a safe and fun environment.
Five restaurants and bars combined Hainan traditional culture with contemporary design and extraordinary international cuisines are served there.
Ocean view king: 945 CNY per night