The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula

Shenzhou Peninsula Resort,

nr Dong'aozhen, Hainan

  • Office

    +86 898 3622 0000
  • Pro shop

    +86 898 3622 0000
  • Fax

    +86 898 3622 5001
  • Academy

    The Dunes Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links-style. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland (directly alongside the South China Sea).

  • Designer:

    Tom Weiskopf
SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the East course. Also at The Dunes is the 18-hole West course (par-72; 7456 yds from back tees).






How to get there:

116 km NE of Sanya / 20 km S of Wanning.

The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula (East course)

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 2012

The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula (East course): Generally recognised as one of China's very best Stay&Play golf venues, The Dunes offers 36 holes of championship golf on its equally impressive East and West courses. These predominantly seaside links-style layouts, both designed by Tom Weiskopf, provide a wonderful test for your all-round game.

The East course, opened for play two years after its sibling, doubling the opportunity for exciting seaside golf at this excellent South China Sea resort. The younger layout again follows an out-and-back routing, with a mix of small lakes or huge sandy waste areas threatening on most holes.

The rock outcroppings at the par-4 5th and par-3 6th are a bonus feature on the excellently crafted and more inland front-nine. The beachside fun on the East comes at the par-3 15th, beach-hugging par-5 16th and cliffside short par-4 17th ... ensuring a superb finale to your round of golf.

Stay & Play at Shenzhou Peninsula: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Hainan Island


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap permitted: 36 for men and women.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (golf cart & caddie fee included): 2480 yuan.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Golf carts and caddies are compulsory. Only members can walk the course.

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The Dunes golf courses sit on the Shenzhou east-west running Shenzhou Peninsula, which is separated from the mainland of Hainan Island by a long narrow inlet and the small Laoye Sea. Both areas of water are home to a prodigious fishing industry.

Published ranking

2020 Golf Digest rating (composite course): 6th best course in China.


  • Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort5-star

    Shenzhou Peninsula Resort District, Wanning, Hainan 571528.

    +86 898 6253 8868

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    Facing to the South China Sea, the Sheraton Shenzhou Peninsula Resort features expansive garden architecture, 306 spacious and comfortable guest rooms and suites, all with Smart TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, and private balconies with breathtaking ocean or garden views.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula (East & West courses)

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