Just 3kms from the Sanya city center is the Dadonghai Beach. It is a very popular spot for local beachgoers and tourists from all over the world. This tropical beach has clean white sands, blue seas, and plenty of shade from the palm trees. Marine sports like snorkeling, jet skiing, swimming, beach volleyball, etc. are the favorite pastime of visitors. There are many restaurants around this crescent-shaped beach. Also, numerous upscale as well as affordable hotels have sprung up around the beachside. About 300 meters from the beach is a park on the hilltop which is a photographer's paradise. The Bailu Park and Luhuitou Park are also nearby where kids can have a great time.