Hainan is the tropical getaway of China, it’s as closest you’ll get in China to nice beaches and tropical weather. Most people coming in to Hainan go straight to Sanya, to get a taste of highly commercial overly crowded beaches,
Shishan Volcanic Cluster National Geopark : Haikou Hainan
Aside from beaches and strange cultural parks (e.g. betelnut park) Hainan also has some great tropical nature to explore. Recently, the Chinese government opened up several parks across Hainan making it easy to enjoy some of Hainan’s former volcano glory.
Hai Rui Tomb : Haikou Hainan
When people think of Hainan they mostly think about the Sanya beaches, probably the closest you can get in China to a good beach, but if – like me – you’d like to try and see a bit more than