15 Best Beach Tours in China

Best Beach Tours in China

Basking in the warm sun while looking at the view of the blue ocean can be a dream vacation for many people. Especially for those of you who are on vacation with your family, playing beach volleyball and making sandcastles can be fun activities for your children. To enjoy beautiful beaches, you don’t need to go to Hawaii because countries in Asia also have many beautiful beaches, for example, the beaches in the bamboo curtain country, China. Here are 15 of the best beach tours in China,

  1. Yalong Bay
    The blue sea and soft sand make Yalong Bay the most famous beach in China. The beach which is also often referred to as “The Oriental Hawaiian” is located in Sanya on Hainan Island and has a length of 7 km in the shape of a crescent moon. Because of the fame around Yalong Bay beach, you can find many national to international class hotel resorts and world-class golf courses. This place is also easily accessible by foreign tourists because it is close to the Sanya Phoenix International Airport.
  2. Wuzhizhou Island
    Wuzhizhou Island or also known as the Maldives in China has very beautiful scenery throughout the island. Still located in the Hainan archipelago, in Wuxhixhou you can find a park with a variety of colorful world flora and if you want to dive there it is recommended to come in the early morning. The sea here has tremendous beach waves suitable for surfing. Only 20 minutes by ferry from the main island of Hainan, Wuzhizhou Island is the first diving spot open to the public in China and the island is also suitable for both beginners and professional divers. But not only the underwater scenery is beautiful, if you want to enjoy the view from the beach you will find many beautiful spots suitable for relaxing with your partner or family.
  3. Beidaihe Scenic Area
    Beidaihe Scenic Area will be crowded with tourists and residents, especially Beijing residents during summer and winter because in this area you will feel cold summers and warm winters. This is influenced by the marine climate in the Beidaihe Scenic Area. To visit this area you can go south of Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province, or about 300 km to the east of Beijing. Beidaihe Scenic Area itself has an area of ​​​​about 13 km (8 miles) with fine yellow sand that stretches widely and the friendly weather makes this area a tourist destination for you and your family.
  4. Gulangyu Beach
    Gulangyu Beach is one of the popular tourist destinations in China and has been included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. You can visit the island by taxi for 10 minutes from downtown Xiamen. There are many historical sites around this area that you can visit and for those of you who like musical instruments, especially the piano, you can also visit the piano museum which is located in Shuzhuang Park. You can find approximately 100 pianos from various parts of the world such as Germany, France, Austria, and the United States. Of the approximately 100 pianos on display, some are over a century old.
  5. Tianya Haijiao
    Tianya Haijiao is often a tourist destination for newly married couples, this paradise at the corner of the sea in Sanya is one of the most romantic and beautiful beaches in China. There is an ancient Chinese literary saying that bears the name of this place where it reads: ‘I will follow you to Tianya Haijiao’, which means the couple will be together forever. Therefore, it is not surprising that this place is very crowded throughout the year, especially for young couples. Tianya Haijiao has an average year-round temperature of 25 °C (78 °F). To this place, you will travel approximately 5 hours to 6 hours from the city of Beijing.
  6. Putuoshan Island
    Putuoshan Island is not only famous for its beauty but also has religious cultural sites. For Buddhists in China, Mount Putuo or Putuoshan is one of the four sacred mountains in the Bamboo Curtain Country in addition to Wutaishan, Jiuhuashan, and Emeishan. Putuoshan which has a height of about 300 meters above sea level is also one of the 1,390 islands in Zhoushan Bay, Zhejiang Province. It only takes about 15 minutes to cross by ferry from Wugongzhi Harbor to Putuoshan Island. The 12.5 sq km island is inhabited by about 1,000 monks and around 10,000 residents and migrants who work in tourism as Putuoshan national park develops. In the Putuoshan area, 43 ancient temples are estimated to have been built in 600-900 AD. The temple, which is mostly a place of worship of Goddess Kwan I’m (Gwan Yin), is the main attraction and the main destination for thousands of Buddhists and other visitors, including parents from various regions in China who want to fill their time with spiritual activities as well as travel.
  7. Jinshan City Sand Beach
    This man-made beach is indeed not comparable in beauty to natural beaches but can still be your tourist destination when visiting Shanghai. You can do volleyball on the beach, build a sandcastle or just sit back and relax on the beach. You can visit this beach by using a fast train, bus or taxi.
  8. Shek O Beach
    Hong Kong’s Shek O Beach is the perfect place to relax without being bothered by the busy atmosphere of Hong Kong. You can sunbathe or try some water sports here. In the evening, you can stroll around the village of Shek O to visit some of the historical landmarks or head to the seafood restaurants which also offer beautiful views. The waves are clean and calm, making this beach a suitable destination for all family members. You can rent an inflatable boat to explore the waves or take a walk around Rocky Bay because the rocks can be an exciting spot for rock climbing.
  9. Big Wave Bay Beach
    For those of you who like windsurfing or board surfing, you can head to Big Wave Bay beach to find one of the best locations to do these activities in Hong Kong. There are various ways to go to this beach, one of which is unique, namely by hiking. You can do hiking from the shores of Dragon’s Back while enjoying the beautiful scenery where at the end of the beach hike Big Wave Bay will welcome you with sparkling waves against the blue sky. Besides being famous among surfers, Big Wave Bay beach also has other interesting things, namely rock carving. These stone carving patterns are geometric with hints of human or animal images. It is difficult to determine when, why, how, and by whom the carving was made. However, judging by its condition, this carving has a long history. The Big Wave Bay Rock Carving was first reported in 1970 by a police officer.
  10. Repulse Bay Beach
    Repulse bay is an area where this upscale residence becomes a relaxing getaway. With its wide beach, this beach is popular for residents or tourists to just take a leisurely walk in the morning, sunbathe and relax with the family in the afternoon. This crescent-shaped stretch of sand makes it one of the most beautiful beaches in Hong Kong. There are well-known brand shops and award-winning restaurants, and luxury hotels dotted around the beach.
  11. Tung Wan Beach
    One of the beaches in Hong Kong that should not be missed to visit is Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach which is located on Cheung Chau Beach Road and Hak Pai Road, Cheung Chau, Outlying Island. Cheung Chau is one of the areas in Hong Kong located at km 12 to the south of downtown Hong Kong. The Cheung Chau area has a population of about 24,500. Cheung Chau Island is an area of ​​famous people from Hong Kong, namely the artist Vincent Kwun Leung Lee. Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach is a beach favored by foreign tourists because the area is still beautiful and many unique places can be visited in this place. The atmosphere on Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach in Hong Kong is so calm and peaceful with the bluish-green color of the seawater.
  12. Shilaoren Bathing Beach
    Shilaoren Bathing Beach is the largest beach in Qingdao city which has an area of ​​about 3 km. The name of this beach is taken from a rock that protrudes not far from the Shilaoren Peninsula, where the rock is shaped like an old man that extends into the sea and has a height of 17 meters. This Shilaoren stone was once a typical type of stone pile in the sea along this coast. But with the passage of time, erosion, and shaking by the waves, the rocks along the coast continue to crumble backward. That’s how this Shilaoren stone finally formed. If you look from the northwest, this rock looks very much like an old man. Many people who spend time on the beach lying on the beach, drinking beer, enjoying the sun, swimming in the sea, strolling the beach, or riding a speed boat are all ready to help you. This is the ideal place to spend a warm summer afternoon or evening.
  13. Golden Beach Huang Dao
    This crescent-shaped Golden Beach offers clean sand and water but remains largely crowd-free despite its popularity with locals. Golden Beach Huang Dao is complete and offers some activities for tourists, such as yachting, speed boats, and beach volleyball. Every summer there is a Golden Beach Cultural Tourism Festival that will entertain you with various performances.
  14. Dadonghai Beach
    Dadonghai Beach is a tropical vacation destination in Hainan Province. This beach features white sand and clear water, lined with coconut trees, street food vendors, and souvenir shops. You can relax on the soft sand or enjoy the warm waters by swimming or scuba diving or just take a stroll along the beach while enjoying the view of the sparkling South China Sea. Dadonghai Beach is at the southern tip of Sanya where it is bordered by Mount Tuziwei on one side, and Mount Luhuitou on the other. For those of you who want to try some water sports activities, you will find several shops that rent scuba diving and snorkeling equipment, besides that, you can also try exciting adventures by taking tours by speedboats, cruises, fishing by sailing boats, and underwater photography sessions.
  15. Hung Shing Yeh Beach
    One of the most famous beaches in Hong Kong is Hung Sing Yeh Beach, which is located on Lamma Island. Lamma Island is three kilometers south of Hong Kong Island and is the third-largest area in Hong Kong, China. The name Lamma island in Chinese means “Southern Big Phon Branch” and local people also refer to it as “Bok Liu Chau”. Hung Sih Yeh Beach becomes one of the favorite beaches when the holiday season arrives where many tourists both foreign and domestic tourists come to enjoy the tranquility of this white sand beach. The charm of the beauty of Hung Sing Yeh beach is unquestionable with the blue and clean sea, the waves are quite high which makes surfers feel at home for long surfing on the beach which is always busy every weekend.
    This beach also provides many facilities for visitors, such as beach cafes, barbeque grilling areas, changing rooms, bathrooms, and toilets.

What are you waiting for, prepare sunblock and a swimsuit when you are on vacation in the Bamboo Curtain country, China, and visit the beautiful and famous beaches there.