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Luhuitou peninsula

About 5 km (3 miles) south of Sanya City in Hainan Province lies a hill extending in the shape of an enthralling deer looking back. This hill is the very same one mentioned in the legend of the Li Minority Group.

Luhuitou----- a touching legend

The legend goes that once upon a time, there was a Li ethnic hunter who was chasing after a deer was actually a fairy lady from the heaven, who fell in love with the Li ethnic young man and turned into a deer to seduce the young man. The deer was concerned on a cliff, below which was the boundless sea. When the Li man got his bow ready to shoot, suddenly there rise up a flash of fire, after a gust of smog the deer turned round and turned into a beautiful Li ethnic girl. The girl and the young man fell in love and married to form a happy family. The lovely legend draws uncountable tourists to Sanya to pledge their affection. Surely, you will be intoxicated in love in the gentle mountain breeze.

Each name of the scenic spots on Luhuitou is unique for distinctive style. Each name seems to carry undissolvable feelings of its own. Like the "Rose Hug",which can be interpreted as "village of love flowers" in Li dialect, also carries a thick connotation of love. This is an Eden of love, where there is a cliff stone inscription with a huge "love" on it, a vowing platform for "unchanged hearts" to tie up heart-in-heart locks. Besides, there are "lover trees","everlasting love stone" etc. All come up together to constitute a world of love affection. On every International Wedding Festival, lovers from home and abroad would visit here to bless for everlasting love and happy marriage.

Turn-round-deer! Just in that moment of glancing back, the diligent people of Sanya have used their wisdom to make this city a glittering pearl. Staring at eyes of the deer-shaped carving in a wish to read through how deep the love was. Yes, love gets eternal in a glance back. The mountain and waters get inspired because of you and your love.

Luhuitou Peninsula is not only a romantic peninsula, but also a lush, natural environment covered with deciduous trees and plants. It is the ideal place to spend a winter holiday in China.

Fees: CNY 68 for Entrance Charge
CNY 30 for One-way Cable Car
CNY 60 for Round-trip Cable Car
Bus Route: 2,4


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