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                       Xidao (Western Island)

Location:Sanya, Hainan province

Transportation: Bus/Taxi service

Summary: They offer many water sports such as diving, and their price is lower than the other similar attraction. However the water isn't as clean, so if you want to go diving, you can't see a lot under the water.

Description:

Sanya's West Island is the number one destination in Hainan for diving and water sports. Located 8 miles off the coast, the island offers every kind of diversion for those with an active lifestyle. Feel like diving? West Island boasts crystal clear waters with a wide array of marine life and extensive coral reefs to explore. Want an adrenaline rush!

 

Para-sailing, jet-skiing, and four-wheeling on beach ATVs are all available to test your mettle. Just want to relax? Take a break in the shade of the coconut trees, enjoy the tropical breeze, and savor the freshest of seafood at one of the island's restaurant's. Sanya's West Island...something for everyone.

 

In addition to water sports, visitors to West Island can enjoy our salt water pool, camping and barbecue facilities, or test their aim on our archery range. Our diving instructors are internationally (PADI) certified, and we offer a full range of equipment for rental. Scuba excursions are available from shore or by boat. Speed boats for the 10 minute trip to West Island depart regulary from Sanya Harbor and are available morning to evening. West Island has a wide array of souvenirs to bring home for family and friends. Chose from exotic seashells, beautiful coral pieces or minority handicrafts.