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Address: South of Haitang Bay, Haitangwan Town, Sanya 572010, China
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Nice bay unde threat

Pretty bay surrounded by lush tropical rain forest mountains as well as the Houhai Village. If you snorkel out to the point on the left hand side it is possible to see some corals... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2016
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Geraldton, Australia
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Geraldton, Australia
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Pretty bay surrounded by lush tropical rain forest mountains as well as the Houhai Village. If you snorkel out to the point on the left hand side it is possible to see some corals (brain coral variety). I even saw a moray eel. The middle section of the bay it is possible to surf. But there is one almighty eyesore... More 

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 9 October 2014

Quite a nice little beach with excellent beginner surf. Good selection of hostels, small eateries and beach side cafe areas. The sand is quite dirty with lots of garbage through the sand, and loads of wild dogs, and so lots of dog droppings so you have to be careful where you walk. The cove itself is nice, with a good... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

Certainly one of the most beautiful bays in China. Shallow, calm clear water, as clean as you will find near any populated area. However, the blasting and excavating of one of the bordering mountains is a major eyesore, not to mention unnerving. A cluster of "boutique hotels" line the beach. The rooms are reasonable, but the food is generally deplorable.... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2013 via mobile

There are bars all around the bay. The neon signs from the bar reflects on the bay and it looks cool. Like something out of a movie. However don't order any drinks at these bars. I ordered a low range whisky such as Jameson - neat. (60rmb) And the smell of the "whisky" was almost like rubbing alcohol. I took... More 

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Yangshuo County, China
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Reviewed 28 July 2012

Nice bay less the hustle and bustle of Sanya's hecticness. It still has a selection of hotels and restaurants and is a safe and clean swimming area. Easy to reach by public bus number 28 as well.

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