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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

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Forest Hills, New York
Great Architecture

The amount of development in that Phoenix island is quite amazing. Get ready to be marveled by the... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Penang, Malaysia
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Sanya Bay, Sanya, China
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Reviewed 19 September 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

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Reviewed 22 April 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

Thank JamieNYC
Reviewed 22 December 2017

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

1  Thank alfredyeap
Reviewed 11 November 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.

1  Thank Michele A
Reviewed 28 June 2017

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

3  Thank Antonio B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

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

1  Thank lloyd b
Reviewed 17 June 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

1  Thank Dutchtraveller007
Reviewed 11 June 2017

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

3  Thank Inga M
Reviewed 25 April 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

2  Thank JamieNYC
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We had a wonderful experience watching the light show on Phenix Island towers...from our hotel balcony..

4  Thank edrio6
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31 August 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!
7 July 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