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Shantou Nan'ao Island National Forest Park

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Address: Nan'ao Island, Shantou 515000, China
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Great beach.

For a chinese beach, this one was great. Getting to the island can be a bit of a hassle though, as some other reviewers have mentioned, so be sure to plan ahead. The island iS... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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Changsha, China
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We found it hard to find a hotel who would accept foreigners, and also to find anyone who would rent out bicycles. The main town is full of characterless high rises. Outside the towns there are quarries everywhere. Tried to cycle through the forest park but were turned back as bikes were not allowed. We wanted to find a secluded... More 

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Johor Bahru
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Liked: The beaches and scenery are quite lovely. Disliked: The roads are very bumpy & need to be improved.

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China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

One of the best beaches in the Chaoshan area. As others have mentioned, it's difficult to get there if you are not familiar with the area. Bus # 105 (5rmb) from around the city center of Shantou will take you to the pier from where you will board a 30 min ferry ride to the Island. Once on the Island,... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you also complain that the pollution is very bad in China, this place can change your mind. The seafood there is really fresh and delicious. You can even have some dried seafood back. I have been there several times. The air is fresh and swimming in the sea is really fun. PS, you need to take the ferry to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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263 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

For a chinese beach, this one was great. Getting to the island can be a bit of a hassle though, as some other reviewers have mentioned, so be sure to plan ahead. The island iS quite large, so if you plan to get around and explore, then be sure to get to the pier early.

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Shantou, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

We often go to the Nan'ao island to have a good time near the sea. The beach is clean and pleasant and the island is beautiful.

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SIngapore
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18 reviews 18 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

We chartered a MPV with driver to Nan'ao Island for a day trip and ended up waiting close to 4 hrs at the pier (due to some fog) just trying to get onto a ship that can bring us to Nan'ao Island. When we finally reached the Island, we just went to a regular seafood joint with seaview and meal... More 

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Singapore Bukit Batok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

We went over to the island via ferry which was packed going to and fro. Be prepared for some unhygienic situations while on the ferry which is quite like a boneshaker. We experienced a delay going to the island and at times when the sea is choppy the ferry schedule would be scrapped and you would be stranded on the... More 

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