Home to one of the largest communities of Macaques in the world is Monkey Island, situated on the southern coast of the Hainan province of China, considered to be the country’s southern-most point. Its balmy tropical ambiance makes it ideal for Macaque breeding, and the area is fast gaining traction as a superb tourist destination with some superb options for a quality Sanya resort designed to make any stay unforgettable. In particular, you might want to try out the Anantara Sanya Resort & Spa for ample pampering in the sun and luxury service, which exemplifies this resort in Sanya. Go bananas when you visit Monkey Island as you’ll get the chance to interact with the adorable Macaque population on this scenic island that has been designated a Macaque protection zone by the government of China since 1965. Opening up a world of fun for the entire family, you can enjoy various performances by the macaques and also get your picture taken with these mischievous beings. Visitors are warned not to sport clothing that is red as that might provoke certain monkeys. When you first step on the island, you’ll be greeted by about eight or nine macaques proudly holding flags to welcome you to their door, and you’ll also witness the playful aspect of the monkeys as many more will be playing with flags and not so much holding them as they’re supposed to. Marvel at their skill in the swimming pool as they dive and swim the breast stroke and free style. A fun time for the whole family can be enjoyed at Monkey Island during your visit to Sanya so remember to include it on your itinerary.
Angela Fernando is an impassioned travel writer who composes pieces under the pen name Sumaira Narayan. She loves writing about new and exciting places around the world and intends to visit them all someday.