Sanya sees housing rental prices rise during winter season
Every winter peak tourist season, many tourists move to Sanya to escape the bitter cold in much of northern China, which leads to a short-term shortage in the apartment rental market and rising housing prices.
According to housing information online, the rent for a single room with a toilet, kitchen and some furniture in Jiefang Road has reached 1,000 yuan per month, and an 80-sqm suite with two bedrooms and a living room in Xinfeng Street is 2500 yuan per month.
Since the 2012 New Year holiday, the demand for car rentals has also increased rapidly, and car rental reservations for the Spring Festival holiday have started to be accepted. A 5-seat Toyota Corolla is quoted at 750 yuan per day which is slightly more expensive than normal days.