Daxiao Dongtian Park is also known as the "Marvellous Sea and Mountain Spectacle" because of its strategic location facing the South China Sea.




Sanya Dongtian Park is located at the southwest corner of Mt. Nanshan . It is a scenic spot of national grade AAAAA.

Known as the "Marvellous Sea and Mountain Spectacle" , Daxiao Dongtian Scenic Spot has a history of more than 800 years. It covers 22.5 square kilometers, featuring gorgeous sunsets, caves, verdant mountains and bizarre stones.


The place is perfect to appreciate spectacular sunset on the beach with those rocks that witness the passing of history. It is the most popular mountain for its special views of the sea, typical mountain landscape and beautiful rocks, which have been the subject of many classic Chinese poems. It is also home to the Natural Museum of Sanya, which features dinosaur fossils. 


One of the most famous features of the park is its rock formations, caves and of course the nearly 30,000 precious Dragon Blood trees, many of which are about 2,000 years old. The are is designed as a theme park for traditional Chinese Taoism.


The many attractions in the park include The Master Jian Zeng Rock, so called because the Buddhist Master Jian Zeng from the Tang Dynasty came here to rest and watch the sea. After many years, the rock where he used to sit took his shape and became a statue of the Master. There is also the Fairy Turtle God made from copper. In the old days, the fishermen often came here to pray to the turtle for good luck and peace. There is also The Longevity Stela with a big Chinese character meaning "Longevity" carved on it by Ci Xi, the Empress Dowager of the Qing Dynasty.


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