Bay - Know as China’s Hawaii, “It is even better than Hawaii”. That is
the compliment given by many tourists about Yalong Bay. In a sense,
Yalong Bay is a symbol of Sanya. Whenever people marvel at the beauty of
Sanya, what appears in their mind is the water and beach at Yalong Bay.
Bay of Hainan Island, China
Approved construction in October 1992, the Yalong Bay National Resort,
covering an area of 18, 6 square km, is China’s only State-level
tropical seaside resort. The resort has a typical tropical maritime
climate, with the yearly temperature averaging 25.5 degree Celsius.
Surrounded by mountains, the water in the bay is calm all year round.
of Hainan Island (Hainan Province)
striking view of the bay is the sea and the beach. The seawater is
crystal clear, with visibility as far down as 10 meters. Under the
surface are all kinds of coral and colourful tropical fish, making it an
ideal destination for divers. The beach, covered with silver-white sand,
extends 8 km, three times the length of the beach in Hawaii.
After 10 years construction, Yalong Bay has been built into a first-rate
tourism and recreational resort. It has six hotels at five-star and
four-star level, a lido, luxurious villas, conference centers, an
underwater world, an on-the-sea sport center, a yacht club, etc..,
Provide tourists with a complete range of catering, accommodation,
shopping and recreational service.
The landmark in the bay is the central square, where stands a 26.8-meter
high stone totem pillar engraved with the gods of the sun, wind, rain,
thunder and lighting as well as other auspicious animals in Chinese
culture. Representing 5,000 years of Chinese history, the totem
symbolizes man’s desire for peace, happiness and harvests and wealth.
two more tourist attractions in Yalong Bay—the Sea Shell Museum and
Butterfly Park. The Sea Shell Museum, the first of its kind in China,
has a vast collection of all kinds of shells and coral retrieved from
the world’s oceans. To some extent, the museum helps unveil part of the
mysterious underwater world to people who have never had an undersea
experience. The Butterfly Park actually is a gigantic steel-wire net, in
which tourists are able to see thousands of butterflies fluttering
Aspiring to become the best resort in Asia, Yalong Bay is building more
attraction, among which is a costly on-the-sea amusement park.