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Getting to Hainan and Sanya  

Hainan Airlines has daily flights from many chinese cities to Sanya and Haikou. Flights from Europe and the US are available via Beijing, Shanghai, Guanzhou, Shenzhen or Hongkong. Southeast asian airlines are connecting Bangkok, Saigon, Manila, Singapore or Kuala Lumpur with Hainan. Sichuan Airlines offers direct flights from Bangkok to Sanya.

China Eastern and China Southern Airlines fly from southern chinese destinations to Sanya.

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ChinaHainanFlights to Hainan:

China Airlines: Frankfurt, Vienna, Amsterdam, Rome
Lufthansa: Frankfurt, Munich
Hainan Airlines: Brussels, Berlin, Budapest
Beijing-Haikou
Shanghai-Sanya
Hongkong-Sanya
Sichaun Airlines: Bangkok-Sanya

Hainan - Travel information

  • Time zone: CET +7
  • Currency and exchange rate:
  • Visa for China: prior to traveling (60 days valid for maximum 30 days stay), can be extended two times
    for Hainan there is an exception: tourists from 21 countries don’t need a visa for an upto 15 days stay for holidays reasons, if they travel with an organized group and travel agency. They get a visa on arrival. These countries are: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Great Britan, France, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Russia, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand
    note: coming from Hongkong or Macau, there is a need for a China visa for Hainan
  • Vaccination: Malaria risk ! ; (Hepatitis, Diphterie, Polio, Tetanus recommended)
  • Population: 8,2 Mio
  • People: 83% Han-Chinese, 17% Li, and some thousands of Hui and Miao
  • Capital: Haikou
  • Area: 35.354 qkm
  • Highest mountain: Wuzhi Shan (Five finger mountain) (1867m)

Be aware of Chinese holidays: National Day (Oct .1-7.); Labor Day (May 1.-7.); Lunar New Year/Spring Festival (one week in February)

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Climate and weather

Hainan is located on the tropical northern border with year-round temperatures above 15 degrees Celsius. In the summer months it can be hot in the north up to 35 degrees, the south then it is a bit cooler. In the winter months, Sanya is significantly warmer than Haikou. The climate on the whole island aand around the year is said to be very pleasant and a little stressful. Hainan has become a prosperous residence for rich Chinese and retired people. The inhabitants of Hainan reach a higher age than in the rest of China because of the healthy climate.

Hainan is influenced by the southwest monsoon with dry, warm and sunny weather in the winter months, and more cloudy and rainy conditions from May to October. However, the rainfalls are limited to just a few hours a day, so the holiday season is throughout the year.

Haikou

 

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