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Change from my last visit: Only two buildings lit up at night

The five tall buildings on Phoenix Island used to all light up at night with moving pictures. On... read more

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22 Apr 2018
“Change from my last visit: Only two buildings lit up at night”
4 weeks ago
“Phoenix park Sanya”
Sanya Bay, Sanya, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a cable car up the hill. There were many steps leading up the route. The Chinese guide gave us a comprehensive description of the geography of Sanya. The walk was scenic.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ang M
Reviewed September 19, 2018

This artificial island is easily visible from Sanya Bay. Some interesting architecture with the row of unusual buildings to see. Getting to the island itself seems to be restricted - I didn't try my luck to see if the security guards at the entrance to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed April 22, 2018

The five tall buildings on Phoenix Island used to all light up at night with moving pictures. On my recent trip, only two buildings did so, alternating each night. Perhaps they are trying to save electricity, which is fine. Also, there are some new buildings...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JamieNYC
Reviewed December 21, 2017

The amount of development in that Phoenix island is quite amazing. Get ready to be marveled by the buildings and infrastructures.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank alfredyeap
Reviewed November 11, 2017

The five stars are for if you are into neofuturism or photography, like me, otherwise it might be a bit less impressive. Anyway, the light games and the skyline this place offers can be a nice break also for people with more expensive tastes.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Michele A
Reviewed June 27, 2017

This is a kind of Sanya icon. Beautiful buildings. They are illuminated are at. They show a kind of projections. Beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank antoniobL6907PT
Reviewed June 17, 2017

We rented bicycles for the day and the island was one of our destinations. Unfortunately we were barred entry Tacky.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank lloyd b
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This is a man made island with flashy buildings that look good at night but has basically nothing to offer besides a local hotel and small walk. Very disappointing and not worth the effort if you ask me

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Dutchtraveller007
Reviewed June 11, 2017

These buildings are absolutely fantastic ! We took a pictures from the park and they are my most photographed place on my trip.

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Inga M
Reviewed April 25, 2017

In order to visit this Island, you've got to either own an apartment in one of the five buildings, be renting an apartment from someone, be staying in one of the hotel rooms, or be part of a cruise docked at the Island. (One of...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank JamieNYC
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August 31, 2016|
Response from Foxhill1970 | Reviewed this property |
Ask hotel reception to arrange for you to be picked up from the gatehouse at bridge to island by security buggy. Important to have arrangement before arrival as v difficult to get through illogical process otherwise!
July 7, 2016|
Response from Foxhill1970 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure if you received my answer as was travelling with poor data, but in essence I advise to contact reception a few days before arrival and get them to make arrangements with security to transfer you on their golf... More