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Sanya, China, Offers Visa-Free Travel

News One of the most famous resort destinations in China, Sanya in the province of Hainan, now offers visa-free access to citizens of 59 countries. It looks like Sanya hotels will be even more crowded starting from May 1st when the new law comes into effect. Travelers will be able to stay on Hainan Island for 30 days without any visa.

As Sanya is a beautiful tropical island, the free visa policy will surely make more people to visit it and enjoy their stay there. The list of the countries eligible for the visa-free access is the following: France, Germany, Norway, Ukraine, Italy, Austria, Russia, United Kingdom, Finland, Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, Macedonia, Albania, United States, Canada, Brazil, Sweden, Spain, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Australia, New Zealand, Luxemburg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ireland, Cyprus, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Croatia, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Indonesia, Brunei, Monaco, Belarus, UAE, and Qatar.

That said, there are certain limitations and restrictions that travelers must follow in order to be eligible. Individual travelers and groups must book their tours to Sanya using travel agencies that have the Hainan Province registration. Moreover, these agencies must be approved by the China National Tourism Administration. So travelers cannot just book a hotel in Sanya independently and head to the popular resort. According to the country’s authorities, this is the most comfortable way as it will let tourists enter the island without any excessive customs control.

Sanya is a popular holiday destination that has become increasingly popular on the global scale in recent years. The resort city is located at the south of Hainan Island. It is a great opportunity not only to enjoy beach recreation but also get acquainted with the unique Chinese island culture. Leisure travelers will enjoy stunning tropical beaches, while adventure fans will be delighted with water sports and beach activities.

Such sports as diving, parasailing, jet skiing, and surfing are well-developed in Sanya. Foodies will be delighted with local seafood and a fantastic selection of tropical fruits. The Sanya First Market is a true paradise for every food enthusiast. In addition to food, sellers on the market offer souvenirs, national clothes, and other local products. Finally, Luhuitou Park is a great place to enjoy mountain climbing or simply admire panoramic views of Sanya.


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