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Qingdao Shilaoren Bathing Beach

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Address: Haikou Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266000, China
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6:00 pm - 9:07 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:07 pm

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Huge Beach

It's a gigantic beach with lots of room and lots of things to do in the area. Not many cheap eats and drinks in the area though. It was nice in the spring, but I heard it gets... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 27, 2016
Ambrose L
Qingdao, China

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful beach in a very pretty area. Located near Lion Mall. Crowded during beach season, this includes the water. Don't plan on putting a towel down, it will be trampled and difficult to find amongst the hordes of people there. The water is pretty nasty in this area. I was told the old German built sewage system empties into this... More 

Thank Dustin D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Everything are fine in area , it's clean and have some places that nice for picture taking, but just be careful when the strong wind are blowing as they bring the sand fly around and could goes to your eye, nose or event ear, do not swimming on May , still bit cold

Thank Wayan_BenaRusiana
Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

It's a gigantic beach with lots of room and lots of things to do in the area. Not many cheap eats and drinks in the area though. It was nice in the spring, but I heard it gets really busy in the summer though.

Thank Ambrose L
Qingdao, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely beach, maybe not the cleanest, most tropical or most beautiful but if you want sand and water, you're set. From the beach it is possible to see the old stone man, after which the beach is named. To the west, the towers of downtown Qingdao. It's possible to walk the length of the beach on an... More 

Thank KurtGladstone
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

If you don't see it you didn't miss very much. Most of the places are closed but at least the few that remain are okay. Can go but it's not a must.

Thank Markus N
Kuantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2015

Qingdao ShiLaoRen (shí lǎo rén: 石老人, Old Stone Man) is perhaps Qingdao's most impressive bathing/tourist beach. Very crowded with tourists during the summer holidays in China. We were there almost at the tail-end of summer and beginning of autumn and there are still many people at this beach. This is an ideal place to spend an afternoon or warm summer... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2015

Don't even think about putting your little toe in to these waters unless your in a submarine, a walk on the near by footpath is the closes you will get me to the water and you will know why once you get there

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2015

Nice, clean beach, but unfortunately too cold to swim in April. Lots of places to eat and drink along the beach front and very lively even though it was mid-April.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

Pretty, big and almost empty... but still some unpleasant surprises floating on the water... so be careful...

Thank Marcelo L
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015

Shilaoren is the longest beach in Qingdao. It is reasonably clean but you would still find lots of plastic debris in the water. During summer, it gets very crowded as it is a very popular destination for Chinese tourists. And of course, at the same time, it suffers from the algae bloom that affects the whole coast of Qingdao!

Thank Nico-Caltabiano

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