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Beihai Silver Beach

Beihai Silver Beach is one of China's ideal paradise sunshine beach holiday resorts, which lies on the coastlines lining the suburb south of the city. It covers an area of 80,000 squares meter with 24 kilometers of silver sandy beaches dotted with guesthouses, chalets, restaurants and entertainment outlets. With an all years round sunny weather, the water temperature rises to an average of 24 degrees C between the months of April to December. Water sports and beach games like wind surfing, yachting, motor boating, beach volleyball and football are some of the games and funs you'll get to enjoy with at this beach resort. At certain time of the year, ethnic cultural dance shows were held at this holiday resort. Each year thousands of fun and sun seeking tourist were attracted to Beihai Silver Beach.

The natural advantages of the beach gives it the reputation of the 'Eastern Hawaii' and is regarded as the most ideal resort for beach bathing and sports in the southern region of China. In addition, it is a preferred choice for sanatoriums in view of its clean and fresh air.

There are three sections of the resort, Beihai Silver Beach Park, Beihai Beach Park and Hengli Ocean Sports and Entertainment Center, as well as the villas off shore and restaurants.

In the Beihai Silver Beach Park, you can find houses related to musical instruments, chess, books and pictures in the east part. In the middle part is on-sea ports and beach zone while in the west is a marine biology museum,a children's swimming pool and an open air dance floor. There are flourishing flowers and trees growing on the square and over 30 pavilions of various styles around the square. In addition, tourists can appreciate the excellent performances of rare foreign birds, folk customs, Russian customs, etc, and take part in the activities of parachute jumps over the sea or to just lie on the beach and enjoy the clear sky and pure white clouds.

Note: It will take you about 15 minutes from downtown of Beihai City to the Beihai Silver Beach by taxi, and bus No. 3 can also bring you to the beach.

Hotels:

There are many hotels located along the beach and in the city center. Generally, the hotels along the beach are almost all luxurious, such as the Shangri-La Hotel (5-star) and Beihai Beach Hotel ( 4-star ). The hotels in the city centre are comparably moderate, such as the Furama Hotel (3-star) and Stone Forest Hotel (3-star). The price is from $20 to $50.

Admission Fee: Free
Opening Hours: 08:00 to 17:50
Recommended
Time for a Visit:
At least half a day
Best Visit Time: August, September

Recommended activities:

1. On the beach you can play beach volleyball, drive a beach kart or, more interestingly, you can take a boat out to sea and try bungee jumping or parachute jumping if you are brave enough.

2. Diving under the sea is another interesting activity and costs about 150 RMB or $20 per person.


Tips:

1. Best Visit Time: Either August or September
2. If you want to visit, you should make your reservation early, for accommodation is heavily demand during the high season, from March to September.