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Hainan is the largest island and the smallest province of China. It is located in the south of China and its neighboring countries are Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam. It has a mild climate and a favorable environment, so that especially young people often come to enjoy there lives here.

Hainan is a multinational region and the ethnic villages of Li and Miao are very typical. As well as for the traditional food, especially the fresh and delicious seafood, Hainan is also famous for their beautiful handicrafts, like shell carvings.

The nature is miscellaneous and offers tropical beaches around the southern city of Sanya, impressive mountain scenery in the southwest and coffee plantations on its east coast.



Haikou is the capital city of Hainan province. It is located on the northern coastal of Hainan Island, by Haikou Bay, and facing the Leizhou Peninsula while bordering the South China Sea to the west. Most of city is almost completely flat and only a few meters above sea level. The northern part of Haikou is the District of Hainan Island, which is separated by Nandu River

Haikou is known as the city of Coconut, with the sea on the three sides and enjoying long coastline. The beautiful beaches are excellent for sun bathing and sea side resorts. Holiday beaches are the most popular among them. For attractions in downtown, the temple of Five Lords and Tomb of Hai Rui are the most important sites. Sea food is highly recommended for a travel in Haikou city.


Sanya is superior in geography climate and natural resources. It is known as " the oriental Hawaii" and " Sunshine City" because of its special tropical scenes as well as its attractive nature. Sanya's tourist resources, richly endowed by nature, are not only special in China, but also rare in the world. It is a most fashionable place where tropical marine tourist resources are closely concentrated and lovers of swimming can enjoy their holidays in winter. Within the city, well-known tourist spots are dotted everywhere--the national Yalong Tourist Area, the Tianyahaijia, the Great Eastern Sea, the Luhuitou Peninsula, Sanya Bay and the Luobi Grotto. Besides these, there remain the ancient Yazhou City and relics and a sculpture of the Monk Jianzhen of the Tang Dynasty, who landed ashore to avoid the storm when he was sailing eastwards to Japan. Now the Buddhist Cultural Sightseeing spot has been partly completed and opened to the public.