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Boao Jade Belt Beach

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Boao Jade Belt Beach

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Belinda L wrote a review Mar 2017
267 contributions49 helpful votes
Guinness world record for narrowest island beach between river and sea, according to tour guide. V interesting indeed to see the contrast. Interesting geography. Really hot. Many stalls selling pineapples, sunhats. Many beach motorbikes. Don't get ripped off like us. Shld be rmb50 for 30min, 2 pple on it. Gd to try the bike to go around. Charged us 100. V serious touting esp the photographers who really irritated me alot.
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Date of experience: March 2017
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Jeffrey L wrote a review Dec 2016
Taipei, Taiwan143 contributions64 helpful votes
We headed to the town of Bo'ao in the afternoon, not to visit the Boao Forum for Asia, but its Jade Belt Beach [玉帶灘]. The beach is where three rivers flow into the South China Sea, so it is where saltwater and fresh water meet. We took a 10-minute ferry ride to reach the beach. It was very windy so my mom had to hold her hair to keep it in place when I took her pictures. As in everywhere else in China, there were many vendors and some were peddling turtles and crocodiles, not to sell but for tourists to take pictures with at RMB5 pax. The beach was nice and the experience wasn't bad but the ferry boats were dingy. Everything was commercialized as in everywhere else in China. The skipper's assistant sold us playing cards on the ferry ride to the beach and skinned pineapples on the way back.
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Date of experience: December 2016
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skybluesng wrote a review Jul 2016
Singapore, Singapore209 contributions9 helpful votes
Before reaching the beach, there will a guide in the boat explaining the place and it's quite fun. This beach actually is not so bad with the sea water and fresh water meeting together at the beach. Was quite disgusted with the vendors holding the sea turtles under the hot sun touting for customers to take pictures with the turtles. It's was very sad to see the turtles handled that way. Wasn't turtles to be protected? I don't know about that. Overall experience without the vendors with the turtles is nice.. Got to see the wonder of the place.
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Date of experience: July 2016
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Mika_SmallWorld wrote a review May 2016
Melbourne, Australia75 contributions17 helpful votes
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Just on the beach off Boao we came across this sea food restaurant called Sea Story. The decor, decking etc was all built from recycled fishing boats and littered around it were old boats put to rest.Unfortunately our schedule didn't allow for a meal but we stopped for a drink and took some photos. If I come back to Hainan I will definitely give this place a try.
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Date of experience: November 2015
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CayLalita wrote a review May 2016
Singapore, Singapore224 contributions50 helpful votes
We took a 10 min ride ferry from Boao forum building to the beach. The weather was windy and there are several souvenir stalls you can purchase some goodies back for your friends. (The more you buy, the more you save). Dont forget to have your picture taken with the leatherback sea turtle or if you are a little more brave - the alligator with its mouth taped. Not a pretty one so think twice; )
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Date of experience: April 2016
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