Explore Hainan’s Sizzling Sanya Summer Night Market Guide

Explore Hainan’s Sizzling Sanya Summer Night Market Guide

Dates: Aug., 2019        Location: Sanya


The locals know that the best time to come out and enjoy summertime eats in Sanya is after the sun goes down – that’s when the night markets come to life, with streetside stalls selling freshly barbecued skewers, grilled oysters, tasty Hainan noodles, whole fish, fresh-squeezed tropical fruit juice, “fried ice”, and many more local specialties bursting with rich, tropical flavors that will fill you with pure satisfaction. Today, we’ll take you on a guided tour of some of Sanya’s best night markets, so get ready for some good eats after dark in Hainan’s southern city by the sea!


The First Market is located in the heart of downtown Sanya, and in addition to great eats, you’ll also find tons of trinkets, jewelry, bags, and Sanya souvenirs for sale here.

Address: # 155 Xinjian St., Tianya District, Sanya 三亚市天涯区新建街155号


The Dadonghai Night Market is, as you might have guessed, at the Dadonghai Beach area, making it the perfect place to hang out after a relaxing afternoon swim. This is a large night market, with six different sections – A: Seafood BBQ, B: Drinks, C: Taiwan Food Street, D: Jewelry E: Children’s Play Area, F: Seacoast Relaxation


Address: Dadonghai, Jiyang District, Sanya 三亚市吉阳区大东海


Although Tuanjie St. Night Market is not as large as some of the other night markets, it is packed full of great eats! So if you are looking to get away from the bigger, trendy, touristy spots, this is a great choice for you!

Address: Tuanjie St., Tianya District, Sanya 三亚市天涯区团结街


Shangpin Rd. Night Market is located in the historic part of Sanya, where it’s been known as a foodie paradise for many years. Bonus – it’s got great quality for cheaper prices than some of the other night markets!

Address: Shangpin Rd., Jiyang District, Sanya 三亚市吉阳区商品街


The Yiheng Night Market is one of the largest night markets in Sanya, and it’s filled with local specialty dishes, snacks, entertainment, and shopping all in one central location!

Address: #1361 Jiefang Rd., Tianya District, Sanya 三亚市天涯区解放路1361号


Jiefang Rd. Walking Street is primarily devoted to Sanya souvenirs like pearls, aloewood incense, hats, carved coconut shells, and more, but you’ll also find plenty to eat as you stroll, so bring your appetite and get ready to shop! The Walking Street is open for business all day and late into the night.

Address: Jiefang Rd. Walking St., Sanya 三亚解放路步行街


The Haipo Rd. Night Market is in the Sanya Bay area, conveniently close by many popular hotels. You’ll find plenty of Sanya souvenirs here, plus a big seafood BBQ and a karaoke bar!

Address: # 1 Haipo Rd., Sanya Bay, Sanya 三亚湾海坡一号路


Looking for a night market in Haitang Bay? Linwang Night Market Plaza has everything you could ask for, stalls with all kinds of local foods, palm trees, and cool evening breezes bringing the salt smell of the sea.

Address: #140 Linwang Ave., Haitang Bay, Sanya 三亚市海棠区林旺大道140号


While Sanya Underground Stylish Street isn’t your typical street market, the indoor canal and colorful ceiling covered by a giant screen showing ever changing images, similar to scenes you might find in Macao, give it a unique and memorable feel. Plenty of shops and restaurants line the underground “street”, and you can even take a gondola ride in the canal, so if you are looking for a completely different Sanya “night market” experience, this is the place!

Address: Under Yifang Shopping Center Walking Street, Jiefang Rd., Sanya 三亚市解放路一方百货至步行街地下

Have you visited all of these Sanya night markets yet? If not, you might need to book a few more nights in the city! Happy eating, and enjoy your visit to the island!


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