Beachside Luxury

Beachside luxury with stunning views of lush greenery and the South China Sea. Mandarin Oriental, Sanya has it all for an ideal tropical paradise getaway.

The resort houses 296 rooms, including suites and villas, each with impressive sights of the natural landscaping of the property and beyond to the horizon.

Interior touches place an emphasis on the local ethnic groups with traditional tribal patterns indigenous to Hainan.

Every room creates a tropical environment with the use of natural wood, the luxury of space, and the natural lighting.


Mandarin Oriental, Sanya: Rooms, Suites, and Villas

The Rooms

Rooms start at a generous 52 square meters, including a sitting area and a spacious bathroom with a bathtub.

Every bathroom in the resort is designed with a separate shower and separate toilet. The privacy and space of the toilet area add to the comfortable luxury found in the whole property.

Terrace Rooms include an open-aired entrance foyer looking out to the lush landscaping and pristine gardens. Ocean View Rooms provide a balcony to admire the open skies and the South China Sea views.

While you can feel the age in the rooms, particularly in the crevices and corners of the bathroom, the tropical vibe and natural light within the rooms make up for those nit-picking details.


The Suites

Suites include a one-bedroom floor plan and massive balconies or backyards, some of which lead directly down to the beach or into the pools.

Ocean Plunge Pool Pavilions provide a private plunge pool overlooking the beach and ocean. The backyard also includes an outdoor sitting area and a vast green grass backyard.

Ocean View Suites have impressively wide balconies spanning across its two rooms, the bedroom and living room. The suites include a powder room, dining area, and pantry corner in the living room. The bathroom additionally comes with two sinks, a vanity area, and a walk-in closet.


The Villas

The two-bedroom two-story villas each come with a private deck and gazebo and a private outdoor lap pool surrounded by gardens with impressive views of the South China Sea.

The villas are located at the end of the property for the ultimate privacy and seclusion from the rest of the resort. Buggy service is provided for all guests, with extra buggies dedicated just for villa guests.

Villa guests are privileged with access to The Cliff. This exclusive lounge serves al fresco cocktails and all-day dining, including complimentary breakfast, afternoon tea, and cocktails.

Be sure to read the offers on the hotel’s website to avail of seasonal deals and complimentary benefits


Mandarin Oriental Sanya Series

  1. 1. Mandarin Oriental, Sanya: An Introduction
  2. 2. The Spa Village
  3. 3. Daily Cooking Classes
  4. 4. Dining Options
  5. 5. Fresh – MO Sanya’s signature beachfront restaurant


Welcome treats. Upon your arrival into the Mandarin Oriental, Sanya you are lavished with necklace of local flowers, and after checking in to your room guests are treated to a cold bottle of Evian and a generous array of fruits, such as papayas, dragon fruit, star fruit, and more
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Ocean View Room. Every room has stunning views of the South China Sea or the beautiful grounds of the property. Large glass sliding doors bring in the natural light from the sunny Sanya days
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Base rooms start at 52 square meter, making every room comfortably spacious and with a sitting area to further enjoy and relax. Hardwood floors with the accent of rugs are perfect in this tropical, beach resort
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Local wood dominates the interior design throughout the property in the rooms and facilities. The use of the wood further enhances the feel of the natural environment with the multitude of trees and lush greenery
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View from the balcony. Ocean View Rooms come with a balcony, complete with a chair, ottoman, and candle to have moments of serenity while taking in the views of the landscapes and waters
The spaciousness of the room is spread proportionately for the bed area, sitting area, desk station, closet, and especially in the bathroom. The bathroom opens up to the room to draw in the natural lighting from outside
All bathrooms are equipped with a large bathtub, bringing the resort and spa atmosphere directly into your rooms. The tub’s amenities include bath salts, a loofah scrub, and body wash. From the tub, you can enjoy the view of the room, outside, and the television
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Bathroom amenities are as complete as you would expect from a five-star establishment. Toothbrushes, razors, shower caps, combs, shampoo, conditioner, moisturizer, a hair dryer, and more should you require (Tip: you can always ask housekeeping if you need something else)
Terrace Rooms are located on the ground floor and have generous views of the expanse of the green property reaching down to the beach front. Instead of a balcony, the rooms have this spacious terrace to enjoy nature
Ocean Plunge Pool Pavilion. This pavilion room comes with a lengthy backyard which enters directly down to the beach and resort’s walkways. Aside from the lawn and beach entrance, the room has their own private plunge pool
The plunge pool looks directly out into the South China Sea for guests to enjoy the full views of the ocean in the privacy of their quarters. The pool is also equipped with day loungers to lay out and relax
Ocean View Suite. This one-bedroom suite comes with a separate living room and dining area to enjoy even more spaciousness and luxury. The dining table is set for four to enjoy room service in the privacy of your room
The suite is equipped with pantry area, complete with Nespresso station which is provided in all suites and villas. The spaciousness of the countertop provides a serving landing if you choose to stay in and eat inside your suite
The suite’s bathroom privileges guests to even more space, with two sinks surrounding the bathtub. Every room, suite, and villas are designed with separate showers and toilets. The separate toilet is something I always prefer in hotel bathrooms to allow for added privacy
Beyond the bathroom, the spaciousness extends to the vanity area and the walk-in closet. The vanity station pampers guests to have more space to get ready for the day and wind down at night. The closet provides a landing for luggage, adequate hanging space, and drawers
The separate bedroom of the Ocean View Suite draws in plenty of natural lighting from the balcony. The roomy bedroom allows for a lounge chair comfortably placed next to the king-sized bed
The balcony of the Ocean View Suite extends to the length of the two rooms, the bedroom and the living room, making the privacy outdoor area massive. Even with the overhang of the roof, plenty of daylight is drawn into the rooms
Your own private pool in the South China Sea Pool Villa. The two-bedroom, two-story villas are a massive 150 square meters complete with a pool and gazebo and wonderful views of the ocean and span of the resort
Next to the pool in the massive backyard provides a slate-roofed gazebo and outdoor dining table, allowing guests to have room-service meals and catered meals in the privacy of their own villa
Downstairs living room. The first floor of the villa comprises of the living room and downstairs bedroom. The living has an ample L-shaped sofa with additional lounge chairs and a cozy natural décor that incorporates warm colors
The entertainment area, complete with the flat-screen television, large speakers, and a DVD player. The wooden décor utilizes local wood to continually makes guests feel the natural surroundings
Twin beds reside in the bedroom on the first floor with its own en-suite bathroom, which an additional powder room by the entrance. The floor-to-ceiling window draws in maximize natural light from outside
The second floor of the villas is solely dedicated to the masters bedroom quarters. The bedroom area looks out to the sitting area, which draws in epic views of the South China Sea and down below to the pool
The luxury of the villa extends to the bathroom area, with the bathtub next to the window to enjoy the views. The sink area sits as an island in the middle of the bathroom with his and her sinks
Like all the rooms and suites, the villa bathroom also provides a separate toilet and shower. The second floor of the villa has high ceilings to add to the luxury of space in both the bedroom and the bathroom
And through the bathroom doors on the end, guests can step outside to enjoy an outdoor rain shower experience in the privacy of their own quarters. The high rock walls and trees provide privacy amidst nature


Mandarin Oriental, Sanya
12 Yuhai Road
Jiyang, Sanya City
Hainan, China
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Disclaimer:  This stay was graciously hosted by Mandarin Oriental, Sanya.  All opinions, as always, are my own.

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