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Shantou Nan'ao Island National Forest Park

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Leisure pace

A break from Shantou downtown is the Island. Accessible via a toll bridge. I see bicycles around... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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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... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2014
Greater Adelaide, Australia
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Dec 15, 2016
“An Island That Worth Exploring”
May 11, 2016
“Leisure pace”
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Nan'ao Island, Nan'ao County 515000, China
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

If you like to witness the life of fishermen, there is a busy fishing boats pier in this island for you to explore. The beach for holiday makers and the bays with natural formation rocks for nature lover, are some of the attractions in the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

A break from Shantou downtown is the Island. Accessible via a toll bridge. I see bicycles around but hardly see anyone renting them. Nice clean beach to enjoy though.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Erico2709
Reviewed February 16, 2016

Took a day-trip from Shantou. The forest park is at the top of a peak. There's a huge stone turtle, and many smaller stone turtles at the park. The air is very fresh..

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank zorin9000
Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

For those who like the beach, this is known as the Hawaii of the East. For kids who like the sand, there are a few stationary motorized excavators to assist in your sand building ventures. There are also your usual sea scooter and bikes. Interestingly,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank KhiamYeongH
Reviewed February 7, 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...More

Date of experience: February 2015
3  Thank Ben H
Reviewed October 27, 2014

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

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank sophiaJohorBahru
Reviewed July 9, 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...More

Date of experience: August 2013
9  Thank Yichunese
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...More

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank Cecilia Z
Reviewed March 20, 2014 via mobile

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...More

3  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed November 27, 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.

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank Evgeniya S
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