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Yalong Bay

One of the best beaches in Hannan is 17 miles (28km) southeast of Sanya at Yalong Bay. The 7.5-kilometer (4.7- mile) long crescent-shaped beach is one long strip of clean white sandBlue sea and green trees bordered by rolling blue waters. The bay with an area of 18.6 square kilometers (about 7.2 square miles) is one of the famous scenic spots in Hainan Province. 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.

Information about Yalong Bay

The Yalong Bay National Resort is the only State-level tropical seaside resort in China. It is approved construction in October 1992 covering an area of 18, 6 square km. The resort has a typical tropical maritime climate, with a pleasant 25.5 centigrade degrees all year-round. The scenery is amazing, with endless rolling hills, serene gulfs, clear blue sea and silvery sand beaches. Surrounded by mountains, the water in the bay is calm all year round.

The most striking view of Yalong 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 diving lovers. The beach covered with silver-white sand extends 8 km, three times the length of the beach in Hawaii.

The landmark in Yalong Bay is the central square, where stands a Totem Pole of 27 meters (about 88.6 feet), on which the God of Sun, and Gods of Wind, Rain, and Thunder as well as those legendary animals such as Dragon, Phoenix, Kylin and Fish are engraved. Representing 5,000 years of Chinese history, the totem symbolizes man's desire for peace, happiness and harvests and wealth.

The Sea Shell Museum and Butterfly Park are two more attractions in Yalong Bay. 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 Yalong Bay at duskPark actually is a gigantic steel-wire net, in which tourists are able to see thousands of butterflies fluttering around them. These butterflies are  classified into five halls that present the most precious species of butterflies in China and other countries as well.


Yalong Bay Tour

Aspiring to become the best resort in Asia, Yalong Bay is building more attraction, among which is a costly on-the-sea amusement park. At last, after 10 years construction, Yalong Bay has been a first-rate tourism and recreational resort.  All the constructions provide tourists with a complete range of catering, accommodation, shopping and recreational service.

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