Chinese Name: 海南省 English IPA: Hainan Province Location: Southernmost of China Population (city): 9257600 Language: Hainanese Zip code: 570000-572900 Tel code: 0898 Time zone: UTC+8
Hainan province, “Qiong” for short, is a provincial administrative region of the People’s Republic of China, with the provincial capital Haikou, located in south China. Hainan island, with a total area of 33,900 square kilometers and a sea area of about 2 million square kilometers, is a shining pearl on the south China sea and the second largest island in China after Taiwan. It is the province with the smallest land area and the largest ocean area in China. Hainan province, located in the southernmost part of China, is rich in tourism resources. As the only tropical coastal resource in China, Hainan province has an incomparable natural environment, which makes it extremely distinctive. There are 81 peaks over 1000 meters above sea level in the Hainan island, rolling ups and downs, imposing and magnificent. The implementation Hainan outlying islands tax rebate policy formed another hot spot of Hainan tourism, and Sanya is the essence of Hainan tourism. In Sanya, in addition to the romance of blue sea and sky, there is also tropical rain forest, it is a very romantic holiday paradise.
- Tourist Resort: Today, Hainan has become a famous tourist destination, with Haikou and Sanya as two endpoints. Hainan’s tourism itinerary is basically divided into three routes, one is the coastal travel scenery route on the east coast, one is the Li and Miao ethnic minority scenery route in the middle line, and another is the primitive jungle scenery route on the west coast. Among them, Sanya is the essence of the trip to Hainan.
- Tourist Attractions: Hainan has Wuzhizhou island, which is known as “China’s No.1 Diving Base”, beautiful Yalong bay, Tianya and Haijiao, Sanya bay, Dadonghai sea, Luhuitou park, Nanshan tourist zone, holiday beach, temple of five lords, Five Finger mountain and other unforgettable tourist attractions.
- Ethnic Culture: Hainan is home to 36 ethnic minorities, including the Li, Miao, Hui and Zhuang. Many simple and honest customs and living habits are still remained by the ethnic minorities, making the social landscape of Hainan island colorful.
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Today, Hainan has become a famous tourist destination, with Haikou and Sanya as two endpoints. Tourist attractions in Hainan include Wuzhizhou island, which is known as “China’s No.1 Diving Base”, beautiful Yalong bay, Tianya and Haijiao, Sanya bay, Dadonghai sea, Luhuitou park, Nanshan tourist zone, holiday beach, temple of five lords, Haikou arcaded street, Five Finger mountain and other unforgettable attractions. Besides, Seafood in the First Market is cheap and fine, hundreds of fresh and delicious seafood at your choice. The beautiful natural [...]
Haikou and Sanya are two top tourist destinations in Hainan, and Sanya is the essence of Hainan tour. Therefore, our trip to Hainan is mainly based on Sanya. Hainan's tourism itinerary is basically divided into three routes, one is the coastal travel scenery route on the east coast, one is the Li and Miao ethnic minority scenery route in the middle line, and another is the primitive jungle scenery route on the west coast. In Hainan, you can not only enjoy the beautiful seaside landscape [...]
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Climate & When to Go
The climate and weather in Hainan is good for taking a holiday. Hainan province is located in the northern edge of the tropics, with long summer and without winter, humid all year round, belonging to a mixed climate of tropical ocean and tropical monsoon. Features of Hainan Climate Hainan island is located in the northern edge of tropics and enjoys a tropical monsoon climate. It has long been the reputation of "natural big greenhouse". Hainan has long summer and without winter, with an annual average temperature [...]
As famous holiday resorts in China, the transportation in Hainan is convenient. You can get to Hainan by air, train, long-distance bus or ship. How to Get to Hainan The aviation industry in Hainan province is developing rapidly, with Haikou Meilan Airport in the north and Sanya Phoenix Airport in the south. The eastern and western expressways have been completed and opened to traffic. It only takes 4 hours to go from Haikou to Sanya along the eastern expressway. And [...]
Festivals and Activities
In the long history of Chinese civilization, Hainan island has a long history and unique culture. The migration of population, the integration of ethnic groups and the integration of languages make it a unique multi-culture. Today, there are many festivals and celebrations in Hainan, still remained and celebrated. Main Festivals and Activities in Hainan Festivals/Activities Celebration Date Place of Celebration Fucheng Flower Exchange府城换花节 the 15th day of the first lunar month Haikou City Lady Xian Culture Festival冼夫人文化节/Junpo Festival军坡节 the 9th day to the 19th day of the second lunar month Haikou City San [...]
To have a better travel experience in Hainan Province, here are some useful Hainan travel tips which may be helpful for your Hainan tour. Useful Numbers Fire: 119 Police: 110 Ambulance: 120 Area Code: 0898 Zip Code: 570000-572900 Traffic Accident: 122 Weather Forecast: 12121 Road Traffic Accident: 112 Hainan Tourism Complaint: 0898-65358451 Hainan Tourism Bureau: 0898-65200620 Hainan Province Price Complaint: 12358 Best Time to Visit Hainan's east coast enjoys a mixed climate of tropical ocean and tropical monsoon. The best time to travel Hainan is from November to March of the following year, when it is cold and windy elsewhere, but Hainan is still in a sunny, [...]
Hainan Province is located at the southernmost tip of China, bordering Qiongzhou Strait in the north, facing Vietnam across the Beibu gulf in the west, facing to Taiwan across the South China Sea in the east, and neighboring Philippines, Brunei and Malaysia in the southeast and south. The outline of the island is shaped like an oval snow pear, with a long axis from northeast to southwest. The jurisdiction of Hainan Province includes Hainan Island and the reefs and sea area of [...]
As the only tropical coastal resource in China, Hainan province has an incomparable natural environment, which makes it extremely distinctive. Also because of this, Hainan has become a famous tourist destination, in particular, Sanya of Hainan is popular among tourists from home and abroad. Therefore, Hainan accommodation condition is not bad, and tourists to Hainan don't need to worry about accommodation. Recommended Hotels in Hainan The Best Hainan Hotels Rated on TripAdvisor Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Wenchang(文昌温德姆至尊豪廷大酒店) Address: No.1, Yintan Road, Wencheng Town, Wenchang City文昌市文城镇银滩路1号 Tel: 0898-63599999 Shangri-La Hotel Haikou(海口香格里拉大酒店) [...]