Time of year
Enjoyable beach walk. There were few people at the beach, and those that were, wore breathing masks. People are avoiding going out due to the coronavirus epidemic.
The Intercontinental Hotel occupies much of this bay but it is still a public beach. Their is a nice sandy beach and some big waves.
We visited as was staying in Yalong Bay. Lovely beach and lovely maintained walkway adjacent to the beach, but lack of any amenities and facilities really let this place down for me. Nowhere to change no umbrellas and no cafe and restaurants along the beach front, plenty of…
The sandy beaches of Sanya Bay go on for miles and after a liesurely swim in the clear blue waters, perhaps a walk along paddling in the soft sand. Lots of hawkers offering many things from scarves and pearls to food
The beach is beautiful and not too crowded. It is somewhat sheltered so the surf is not very big. Most locals go to the beach in the early morning to walk or late afternoon when the sun is not intense. No restaurants or bars along the beach which is the negative in my mind.