Sanya Shama Yalong Bay Opens on Hainan

Shama Yalong Bay Sanya overlooks a lake and is a short walk from the beach.

China Travel:

Sanya Shama Yalong Bay is located 500 metres from Yalong Bay Beach on tropical Hainan Island. Targeting long-staying guests, the hotel has 285 rooms and suites. And some have two bedrooms. In addition, each one has a kitchenette.

Hotel News

Onyx Hospitality has signed an agreement with Hainan Sunup Group Investment Co. Ltd to manage its first hotel on the southern Chinese island of Hainan.

The Shama Yalong Bay Sanya is Shama’s first resort-style property. And it is also Shama’s first property on Hainan Island.

Based in Thailand, Onyx has more than 50 hotels in the Asia-Pacific.

And it has an additional 20-plus new properties under development in China, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka.

Destination Hainan

Beach in Hainan, China. Photo Credit: Juniper Photon.

Hainan is China’s southernmost province. And it is also the country’s largest island.

As a province, Hainan comprises Hainan Island and several smaller islands.

The capital is Haikou, which is located in the north. And its most popular tourist destination is Sanya, which is located in the south.

Because of its beautiful beaches, breathtaking scenery, and tropical climate, many people call Hainan the Hawaii of the East.

Hotel Overview

Hotel Lobby.

Shama Yalong Bay Sanya sits within the coastal area of the Yalong Bay Tourist Resort District.

In fact, the hotel is a 10 minute walk from Yalong Bay Beach. And other nearby attractions include …

  • Yalong Bay Underwater World – 0.9 kilometers (8 minutes)
  • Downtown Sanya – 23 kilometers (35 minutes)
  • Yalong Bay Golf Course – 3.3 kilometeres (6 minutes)
  • Tropical Paradise Forest Park – 4.6 kilometers (8 minutes)

The hotel is 32 kilometers from Sanya Phoenix International Airport. And the drive takes 40 minutes. By no

In addition, it is 11 kilometers from Sanya Yalong Bay Railway Station. And the drive takes 10 minutes.


One bedroom family ocean view suite.

The hotel has 285 rooms and suites. Most importantly for long-staying guest, they all have fully-equipped kitchens!

Food and Beverage Outlet

Shama Kitchen.

The hotel has an all-day dining restaurant called Shama Kitchen. In the morning, it serves an international breakfast buffet. And it serves Cantonese and local Hainanese cuisine at lunch and dinner.

Hotel Facilities

Bird’s eye view of Shama Yalong Bay Sanya.
Hotel gym.

Not only does the hotel has an outdoor swimming pool. In addition, it is a short walk to the beach.

And for fitness buffs, the hotel as a gym. In addition, the hotel has meeting facilities.

VIP Sound Bites

Executives speak out of the new hotel’s opening.

Douglas Martell, President & CEO, ONYX Hospitality Group

“As a leading brand in the serviced apartments industry, Shama has been pioneering the sector for 24 years with its footprint expanding across Hong Kong, mainland China, and Thailand,” Douglas says.

“We have been committed to cultivating the China market and look forward to entering Sanya in early 2021.”

Zenghui Sun, Executive Vice President, Hainan Sunup Group Investment Co. Ltd.

“Invested by Sunup Group and managed by the Shama brand that is a part of Onyx Hospitality Group, Shama Yalong Bay Sanya will be an all-new resort-style apartment hotel,” Zenghui says.

“With the abundance of local resources, geographical advantages, and the combined international vision and management expertise of Onyx, we are confident that this synergy will make Shama Yalong Bay Sanya a well-known new landmark in Sanya, bringing guests the most extraordinary experience in this resort paradise.”

Hotel Location

Shama Yalong Bay Sanya – No. 14, Long Tang Road, Yalong Bay National Resort District, Sanya, Hainan, China.

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