Eat Hainan rice dumplings to celebrate Duanwu Festival
The approaching Dragon Boat Festival, which falls on June 7th this year, has ushered in the peak sales season in Sanya for Zongzi.
The most well known Zongzi varieties in Hainan are as follows: Ding’an Black Pork Zongzi, Danzhou Luoji Zongzi, Chengmai Ruixi Zongzi, Haikou Vanilla Zongzi, Qionghai Dalu Zongzi, Wanning Hele Zongzi, and the Li ethnic minority’s Three-Color Zongzi.
Other popular zongzi brands are Sanya Danjia Zongzi, Lingao Xinying Zongzi, and Wenchang Zongzi.
A bite of Hainan Zongzi
Danzhou Luoji Zongzi 儋州洛基粽
Ding’an Black Pork Zongzi 定安黑猪肉粽
Sanya Danjia Zongzi 三亚疍家粽
Haikou Vanilla Zongzi 海口香草粽
Miao Ethnic Three-Color Zongzi 苗家三色粽
Lingao Xinying Zongzi 临高新盈粽
Chengmai Ruixi Zongzi 澄迈瑞溪粽
Haikou Dalu Zongzi 海口大路粽
To mark the festival, many hotels, restaurants, and bakeries across the city have prepared their own signature Zongzi, often with new twists on this traditional dumpling, and at reasonable prices.
Pullman Oceanview Sanya Bay Resort and Spa
Tel: +86-898-8828 8888
WeChat ID: Pullman_Sanya_Bay
Address: 158 Sanya Bay Road, Sanya City, Hainan Province, China 中国海南省三亚市三亚湾路158号
– Glutinous Rice Work-fried Coconut RMB 20 per one
– Glutinous Rice Work-fried Coconut with Salted Egg Yolk RMB 28 per one
– Glutinous Rice Wrap with Sweet Bean Paste RMB 20 per one
– Glutinous Rice Wrap with Salted Egg Yolk and Pork Bell RMB 28 per one
– Glutinous Rice Wrap with Scallop Mushroom and Lotus Seed RMB 28 per one
Phoenix Island Resort Sanya
Tel: +86-898-3299 7777
WeChat ID: Phoenix_Island_RS
Address: Address: Building A(Ocean Moon), Phoenix Island, Sanya Bay Road, Sanya, Hainan Province,China 中国海南省三亚市三亚湾路凤凰岛A座 (海洋之月)
Dragon Boat Festival set menu
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Price: RMB 888 per set
(Free home-made rice dumplings give away.)
Venue: Hainan Gourmet restaurant
Shangri-La’s Sanya Resort and Spa
Tel: +86-898-8875 8888
WeChat ID: shangrilasanya
Address: 88 Haitang North Road, Haitang District, Sanya, Hainan Province, China 中国海南省三亚市海棠区海棠北路88号
– Shangri-La Rice Dumplings Gift Box
RMB 298 per box
Sofitel Sanya Leeman Resort
Tel: +86-898-3299 8888
WeChat ID: sofitel_sanya
Address: 28, Haitang North Road, Haitang Bay, Sanya City, Hainan Province, China 中国海南省三亚市海棠湾海棠北路28号
Join the Zongzi Class where hotel invites a local expert to guide you through the process in making exquisite Zongzi (rice dumplings). You will never need to buy them again as you can present homemade Zongzi (rice dumplings) to your friends and families.
Date: June 7th, 2019
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Price: RMB 68 per person
Venue: Lobby Lounge (Prior reservations at least 4 hours is required)