Hainan Province lies at the southernmost tip of China, facing Guangdong Province in the north across the Qiongzhou Strait; the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in the west across the Beibu Gulf (Gulf of Tonkin), and Taiwan Province in the east across the South China Sea. To the south and southeast it is bounded in the South China Sea by the Philippines, Brunei and Malaysia. Encompassing Hainan Island, Xisha Archipelago, Zhongsha Archipelago and Nansha Archipelago as well as their dependent waters, Hainan Province covers a land area of 35,000 square kilometers and a sea area of approximately 2 million square kilometers. Hainan Island is China's second largest island after Taiwan, with an area of 33,900 square kilometers (not including its satellite islets). Zengmu Shoal of Nansha Archipelago is the southernmost part of Chinese territory.
Haikou Sightseeing List :
Dongjiao Coconut Plantation
Known as the 'Kingdom of Coconuts', it is famous for a broad leafy coconut plantation, which gives a tropical flavor.
Dongzhai Harbor Mangrove Natural Reserve Area
Famous for the first and the largest mangrove natural reserve area in China, Dongzhai Harbor is a good heaven for mangroves and birds.
Holiday Beach New!
The beach is a major recreational resort with vast waters, leafy coconut trees and plenty of sunshine and blue skies.
Take a boat on the lake, tourists will feel refreshed and relaxed. There are 13 islands of varied shapes and five peninsulas covered by lush trees and pretty flowers in the lake.
It was established in 1705 in memory of Qiu Jun, a famous scholar during the Ming Dynasty. Its main building is a two-storey structure of typical Chinese brick-and-wood construction.
Made up of two crescent-shaped bays, Shimei Bay shows spectacular view of the sea and surrounding mountains.
Tomb of Hai Rui
The tomb was built in 1589 to memorize Hai Rui, an upright and uncorrupted official during the Ming Dynasty.
Haikou Tropical Ocean World
Known as the first big tropical and oceanic theme park in China, it is a paradise to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of tropical rain forests and view wonders of ocean life.
Wugong Temples is an attractive tourist destination with ancient architectural complex, peaceful environment and natural beauty.
Wuzhi Mountain (Wuzhishan)
A visit to the mountain will reward people wonders of high peak, impressive waterfalls and customs of Miao and Li minorities.
Lying in the southernmost tip of Hainan Island, Sanya is a beachfront tropical city where the mountains, rivers, sea and sky are matched in perfect unison. The city is bestowed with ten eminent tourist resources, sunshine, seawater, sandy beach, forest, animals, hotspring, grottoes, country scenes ethnic culture and historical relics. Augmented with unspeakably lovely climate, Sanya possesses all the necessary elements needed for a perfect tourist destination.
Sanyan Sightseeing List :
The view of bright sunshine, blue water and wide beaches at Sanya, the southernmost tip of Hainan Province, attracts many regular visitors from both home and abroad year upon year. It is said that Sanya has the most well-preserved and beautiful beaches in all of China. All of the destinations of Sanya are linked to water, hence it attains its reputation as being the 'oriental Hawaii'. Now, Sanya is well known and admired as a famous coastal tourist city, with a favorable climate that includes good sunshine, seawater, beaches, green vegetation and pure air.
Tianya Haijiao (literally 'edge of the sky, rim of the sea'), which is 24 kilometers (about 15 miles) away from the downtown center, just as its name means that it will take you to the end of heaven and earth. Ancient history recalls a beautiful love story that relates to this particular beauty spot that is enhanced by a blue sky and pure, clear seawater of Tianya Haijiao. There are three famous huge rocks here that attract lots of visitors, and many who take photos in front of them, as the Chinese characters of Tianya, Haijiao and Nantian Yizhu are respectively engraved on them.
Sanya has never run short of beautiful bays for visitors to enjoy. The Asian Dragon Bay (Yalong Wan), Dadonghai and Sanya Bay are the top three holiday resorts of Sanya. According to their quite different natural beauties and appearance, the Asian Dragon Bay is praised to be a virgin and the Dadonghai represents an elegant lady and Sanya Bay is regarded to be an unadorned fisherman's daughter. You can definitely go to any of them to enjoy your holiday.
Besides the above three bays, there is also Wuzhizhou Island, which is in Haitang Bay, north of Sanya City, attracting lots of the medium and high-end tourists every year. A gorgeous natural landscape, combined with various tourist facilities and well-developed entertaining events on the island support visitors and provide a paradise destination, just perfect for spending holidays at. Currently, there is no direct bus route, so initially you need to take a taxi to Wuzhizhou Island Wharf, the fare is CNY 50 for a one-way trip and CNY 150 to CNY 200 for a round trip. Secondly, the ferries between Wuzhizhou Island Wharf and Wuzhizhou Island will take you there. From 7:40 am to 4:00 pm, there are ferries departing to the island every 20 minutes with the last returning ferry departing at 6:00 pm.
The Nanshan Temple is located 40 kilometers (about 25 miles) away from the west of Sanya City, and is certainly worth visiting. It is the most famous Buddhist temple in Hainan Province, and faces the South Sea and is encircled by mountains on both its sides. There are several ways to guide you to the temple, but the most convenient route is to take the buses that can reach there directly via the Jiefang Second Road of Sanya City. The entrance fee is CNY150 per person.
There are also some additional destinations in Sanya that eagerly await your visit. For example, the Luhuitou Park which is located in the Luhuitou Peninsula of Sanya is noted for its beautiful legend. Don't hesitate any longer, adding Sanya as your 'must visit' holiday destination, you can be assured of a very warm welcome and a great holiday!
Asian Dragon Bay(Yalong Wan)
Yalong Bay, noted for 'the Number One Bay under Heaven', offers beach with white and soft sands and clear blue waters.
Da donghai Beach
As one of the most beautiful beaches in Sanya, it is an ideal place for outdoor swimming, bathing, diving, sunbathe and beach sports.
Luhuitou (literally'a deer looking back') Peninsula
Here, a visitor can not only feels the touching legend of Deer Looking Back, but also appreciates the compelling beauty of South China Sea.
Monkey Island in Sanya Hainan Island
This island is the only tropical island-type nature reserve for macaques. It also boasts many special scenic spots, such as a long oversea ropeway, unique rafts and a good sand beach.
Nanshan Cultural Tourists Zone New!
Numerous tourists are attracted by the bewitching view of Nanshan Mountain, theme parks of Buddhist culture and Hainan customs.
Nanshan (South Mountain) Temple
This temple is the biggest Buddhist preaching site built since the founding of People's Republic of China.
Sanya Bay is an ideal vacation resort with vast blue sea, waves, beautiful beach of soft white sand. Here one can experience the simple life of fishermen.
Tianyahaijiao (End of the Earth and Corner of the Sea)
Tianya Haijiao, a romantic and beautiful scenic spot, attracts thousands of young lovers from every corner of the world to hold their wedding ceremonies here.
Wuzhizhou Island-Mecca for lovers
With an irregular butterfly-like shape and a long coastline, this island is a wonderful place for holidays and leisure.
Xinglong Travel GuideEdit This The best resource for sights, hotels.restaurantsm,bars, what to do and see Located on Hainan's eastern coast, this area has been famous for centuries for its natural mineral springs, water from which is nowadays piped directly into hotel rooms at a regulated temperature. Tropical agriculture, rubber and coffee are important cash crops here. Coffee is also grown in this area, is very famous all over China, and provides an interesting change of taste in the world's largest tea-consuming country.
Near Xinglong is the Indonesian Village, principally designed for tour groups and featuring Indonesian singing, dancing, snake acts and a complimentary cup of super-sweet local Xinglong coffee
Boao is a natural beauty Boao is both a nice holiday resort and a birthplace of many exciting topics
Boao has been chosen as the permanent city to host BAF
It would not let the world down. Here, in the Boao Asia Forum Annual Conference Center, the Asia Forum was founded and the first session of annual conference was held. Just at that moment, Boao pulsated with the world together.
Wanquan River, its natural zoology conserved the most perfectly in China tropic zone, named as Chinese Amazon River, is the mother river in Hainan.