Meliosa Gormley and her son Hugh relaxing on a beach in Sanya, on Hainan island, China. Photo: Courtesy of Meliosa Gormley
Meliosa Gormley and her son Hugh relaxing on a beach in Sanya, on Hainan island, China. Photo: Courtesy of Meliosa Gormley
Tourism

Sanya beach resorts draw tourists missing their Bali or Thailand fix, but will they return post-pandemic?

  • Unable to travel abroad, many foreigners in China have turned to Sanya, on Hainan island, for sun, sea and sand
  • Hotels and resorts that have proved popular with non-Chinese visitors include the Edition, the Ritz Carlton, the Park Hyatt, Le Meridien and Club Med

Meliosa Gormley and her son Hugh relaxing on a beach in Sanya, on Hainan island, China. Photo: Courtesy of Meliosa Gormley
Meliosa Gormley and her son Hugh relaxing on a beach in Sanya, on Hainan island, China. Photo: Courtesy of Meliosa Gormley
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