After long hours of a hectic routine during the weekdays, you are likely to look forward to having some fun during the weekends.


Sanya, a coastal city in Hainan with tropical beauty, has retained its charm for locals and visitors, never allowing a single moment of your stay to remain dull, and instead filling every gap with the best possible forms of entertainment.


It can be tempting to spend those weekends going on a trip to popular attractions in the city or hosting a big wallet-busting party or heading out for a big round of shopping. Those events, while fun, can really put a pinch on your wallet.


Still, there are other options for you enjoy a fun weekend by checking out the city’s current new hotspots listed below.


Waxworks Museum 古来今蜡像馆


Located on the second floor of Lan Hai Hao Yuan (蓝海豪苑) in the Dadonghai tourist area, the museum covers more than 1,500 square meters of exhibition space.


At present, over 50 wax figures of famous Chinese and world celebrities can be viewed at the museum. The collection features everything from sports stars to politicians to artists and musicians.


Tel: 0898-88596537

Add: 2/F, Lan Hai Hao Yuan, Haihua Road, Dadonghai, Sanya三亚市大东海海花路蓝海豪苑2

Opening hours: 9:00am-10:00pm


Ice Wonderland 南极冰上乐园


For a city that almost never experiences snow, the Ice Wonderland in Jiyang Town is one of the spotlight attractions in Sanya covering a land area of 1,500 sqm. Featuring a number of elements, including colorful decorations and a snow effect, the Ice Wonderland allows visitors and residents to soak up the festive ambience and experience the fun of a winter dreamland of crystal-like ice on this tropical island.


Tickets prices to the Ice Wonderland are sold at 138 yuan per person and students, the elderly and children between 1.2 and 1 meters, and people with disabilities are entitled to half price tickets with valid cards.


Tel: 0898-88550320/31093132

Add: Longpo Viilage, Jiyang Town, Sanya三亚市吉阳镇龙坡村内进100

Transportation: getting there by taking buses No.9 and 23 to stop at Longpo Village Stop

Opening hours: 9:00am-6:00pm


Junda Trick-Cycling Performance Hall 骏达车技表演馆


Located at the west side of Fenghuang Police Station on the Haiyu West Line Highway, the Junda Trick-Cycling Performance Hall offers a total of 1,600 seats.


The stunt show is presented by the Italian Bizzarro Team, a well-known European professional stunt team who has earned praise and support in many countries for reenacting breathtaking stunt action scenes from Hollywood blockbuster films.


The performances in Sanya features the best of the acts featuring dangerous and exciting scenes from Hollywood movies, such as racing through fire hoops on motorbikes and standing on moving cars as they flip to the side.


Tel: 18876700245

Add: West side of Fenghuang Police Station, Haiyu West Line Highway三亚海榆西线凤凰派出所西侧

Opening hours: 8:30am-12:00pm, 2:30pm-6:00pm


Time Coast Bar Street 时代海岸酒吧一条街


In the evening, you’ll probably be ready for a drink. Sanya is not short on bars and clubs. The best and largest bar street in the city is Time Coast Bar Street.


Time Coast Bar Street is situated along the bank of the Sanya River and has a variety of bars to choose from, each possessing a different theme, music genre and crowd. Some bump hip hop, others have karaoke, a few have live bands while others blast rock n’ roll.