Sanya is an international tourist city with tropical seaside scenery, also known as the "Eastern Hawaii", and on June 14, 2016, the Chinese Academy of Sciences released the "China Livable Cities Study", which ranked Sanya third among 40 cities in China in terms of livability index. "Top 100 prefecture-level cities in China in terms of livelihood development". In February 2017, Sanya was selected as one of the third batch of national low-carbon city pilots. Sanya was also selected as one of the top 200 featured charming cities in China and one of the top 200 featured charming cities in the world at the same time. 2017 China's prefecture-level cities ranked 50th in the Overall Well-Being Index. in December 2018, it was selected as the 15th best tourist destination city in China in 2018. On December 13, 2018, Sanya was selected as one of the advantageous areas of Chinese special agricultural products. Sanya is a pilot city for the construction of "waste-free city". On October 23, 2019, Sanya was selected as the "third batch of demonstration cities for urban black smelly water treatment". The 6th Asian Beach Games will be held in Sanya City, Hainan Province from the end of November to the beginning of December 2020.