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Wuzhizhou Coral Island

Houhai Village, Linwang Town, Haitangwan Town, Sanya 572014, China
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Ranked #2 of 70 Attractions in Sanya
Type: Islands, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went for a day excursion on an organized trip. The beach was okay but it was so crowded that you could not enjoy it much.

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hong kong
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79 reviews 79 reviews
3 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

You need to pay rmb 168 just to visit this area, including round trip 10-15 minute ferry ride As soon as you get to the island, you will have to spend on almost anything SCUBA DIVING: RMB 580, JET SKI 200 SNOKERLLING: 200, etc to lounge around the beach with umbrella....RMB 100/ hour The only area for swimming is only... More

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Hong Kong, China
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We were told about this beautiful island off of Sanya, Thinking we could spend the day there, lay on a white sand beach soak up the sun and swim in the crystal clear blue water. Island authorities have something else in mind, They have set up a swimming zone around the island, which consist of a square by the pier... More

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Denton, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Very pretty but VERY busy! Lots of different options and activities, we didn't stay long though do to the crowds. We were there at the start of the Chinese New Years Holiday so it was expected to be busy, which it was!

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Shanghai, China
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This area has a nice beach and really makes for a good day trip, just realize that you and thousands of others will share the experience. Overall the beach areas are nice (for China) and it is an enjoyable day, that is why I give it a 4. Really though it does not compare to beaches of the world and... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I was staying with Conrad Sanya Haitang Bay, which is located in the opposite side of sea towards to this island. From hotel, I found this island and was told that this is a place for water sports and sightseeing, it's popular for Chinese. So I booked a car to send me there for a half day tour, generally it... More

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Shanghai, China
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9 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Like a typical 5A touristic scenery place in China, the island is overcrowded by large number of tourist groups. There was a VERY long queue for getting on the boat, so we bought a “VIP” ticket in addition to the over-charged entry ticket for avoiding standing 1 hour under the sun with a temperature of 35 degrees. Once in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Wuzhizhou Island has all the hallmarks of a world class attraction. It has a beautiful setting and exquisite beaches,with wonderful weather. However,the place is not sustainable. The sea is strewn with litter and the beach is literally cluttered with broken coral. The island has sacrificed it's nature for the sake of a commercial venture. It was excellent,now it is all... More

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

What a beautiful tiny white sand island. 45mins away from city by bus. Pay ferry to the island. Do not take any of cart/rickshaw after getting off from bus as it is just minutes away from bus station. Stroll around whole island in 2-3 hours. Enjoy swim in beaches or public pool, there are option to try dive or other... More

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Dorset
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Dont bother going! You get to swim in a mini penned off area, can walk a few hundred metres to "explore" the island, get charged extra for absolutely everything possible and to cap it all - they have a tiger cub in a perspex box with just a tiny air con unit - no toys or anything for it to... More

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