Top China Coastal Cities here has listed the 8 of the most famous beach cities in China as follows, each of them enjoys pleasant natural environment, superb sandy beach resource and other tourist attractions, will be the ideal holiday resort for you to spend your vacation in China, especial during the hot summer time.
Known as “the Oriental Hawaii”, Sanya enjoys the best coastal scenery of Hainan Island and is especially renowned for the grand 3 beach sites, namely Yalong Bay, Sanya Bay and Dadonghai Beach. With white sandy beach, pure sea water and soft waves, all three of them are ideal places for strolling, swimming, diving and water skiing, etc. Besides, mild weather, abundant natural and cultural recourses made Sanya a full-ranged tourist destination in China.
Other Famous Attractions in Sanya: Nanshan Temple, Wuzhizhou Island, Nanwan Monkey Island
Qingdao borders Yellow Sea, with pleasant weather and beautiful landscape, is one of the coastal tourist cities of eastern China. Built along the winding coastline, Qingdao enjoys superb beach resource. With gentle slope and mild waves, the No.1 Bathing Beach is a best choice to spend the summer time. Visitors can sunbathe here and swim near the coast, relaxing by playing volleyball or running on the sand and even dining on the beach. Besides, Shilaoren Beach and Golden Beach are also nice choices to spend the time.
Other Famous Attractions: Mt. Laoshan, Qingdao Catholic Church, Qingdao Naval Museum, Little Qingdao Islet
Located in the south part of Guangxi Province, Beihai is the only coastal open city of western China. Bordering Beihai Sea, surrounded by sea on the three sides, this city enjoys abundant marine resource and is well-known for its Silver Beach, which features long flat beach, fine white sand, clean water, soft waves and shark-free surrounding, etc. Beihai is an ideal place for marine sport, seafood tasting and relaxing.
Other Famous Attractions: Weizhou Island, Xingdao Lake, Mangrove National Reserve
Situated on the southernmost point of Liaodong Penisular, with beautiful natural and cultural scenery and pleasant weather, Dalian is a famous summer resort of northern China. Facing the Yellow Sea, Dalian is one important port city of Liaoning Province, besides, owning to its abundant marine resource, it is a popular seaside resort of China. The Tiger Beach and the Jinshi Beach National Holiday Resort are the ideal places for relaxing and marine sport.
Other Famous Attractions: Bangchui Island, Xinghai Square, Nature History Museum
With pleasant natural environment and broad sea area, Zhuhai is a very popular seaside city located to the southwest of Guangdong Province. The long winding coastline stretches 604 km, within the area, over 100 off-shore islands situated. Zhuhai therefore enjoys rich marine tourist resource. Nansha Bay with broad sandy beach, Wailingding Island with soft beach and Dong’ao Island with fine white sandy beach, etc. are popular holiday resort spots attracted people from home and abroad.
Other Famous Attractions: Meixi Archway, Outer Lingding Island, New Yuanming Palace, Shijingshan Hill
Facing East China Sea by the southwest, bordering Taiwan Strait, Xiamen is a superb strait harbor located on the south part of Fujian Province with abundant marine resource. “A City on the Sea” is the portrait of this city. Surrounded by sea waters, with broad sandy beaches, natural and cultural landscape, Xiamen is one of the most popular seaside destinations of China.
Other Famous Attractions: Gulang Islet, South Putuo Temple, Kakka Tulou in Nanjing and Yongding, Kaiyuan Temple
Situated to the northeast of Hebei Province, Qinhuangdao is the famous harbor city and summer resort of northern China. Facing Bohai Sea, with long coastline and pleasant weather, Qinhuangdao is one of the most popular coastal cities of China. The Golden Beach in Changli County, with a coastline of 52.1km, is renowned for its fine soft sandy beach, clear water and soft clam waves. Besides, as one stop points of migratory birds, Qinhuangdao is one of the 4 biggest bird watching bases of China.
Famous Attractions: Beidaihe Scenic Resort, Shanhaiguan Pass, Mt. Zushan Scenic Resort, Old Dragon's Head (former starting point of Ming Great Wall)
Those are the most visited Coastal Cities in China. There are the comfortable beaches in these coastal cities, when you can take sunbath, swin, or water activities.