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Beihai Weizhou Island

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Address: Southeast of Beihai Peninsula, Haicheng District, Beihai 536000, China
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Relaxing beach but a bit expensive

Rare nice beach in China. Not well developed so unless travelers have a certain level of Mandarine; otherwise, not truly tourist friendly place. There are several beaches. All the... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The travel agent in our 5 star hotel in Beihai arranged our trip. They said a vehicle would collect us off the ferry but did not say this would be an open buggy. We thought it would be a car so did not have adequate warm clothing with us. We said 'no churches' but we're together taken to two. We... More 

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Rare nice beach in China. Not well developed so unless travelers have a certain level of Mandarine; otherwise, not truly tourist friendly place. There are several beaches. All the recommended ones are not so good. I prefer "Shell beach" and also the beach next to the "Zhang Shi Hua Yuan You Pier". Others are not worthy to go.

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Beihai, China
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Last visited 2006 , then still a farming Island now a tourist resort , very busy and expensive to get there

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Beijing, China
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

You can get there by going to the international ferry terminal. Since it was winter, only three boats are running out to the island. For a day trip, 8:30 and 12:00 were available. The boat ride is a little over an hour. When you get there, local drivers are available. The lady who helped me get around charged me 120rmb... More 

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Mauritius
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

nice place to visit. clean. cool. not much great beaches though. but good to go around to visit the old church and also the rocky volcano coast. try having a local taste of the food

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Finland
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 24 September 2016

After living a million city like Beihai it was real refreshning to have a daytrip to Weizhou Island seeing so nature so fresh and green without having lot of traffic and people. Relaxing.

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Beijing, China
1 review
Reviewed 5 September 2016

1. It's really beautiful island for us to play 2. there is a Catholicism church 3. easy to everywhere just by a battery bicycle 4. the price of the food is a little expensive

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China
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72 reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2016

The ferry tickets is expensive and it is become popular these years, better to avoid the peak tourist seasons. There are beautiful bronzing volcanic rocks, green trees and blue clear sea. The dry seafood is very good and I bought some salt fish and dry Sha Chong(a kind of special seafood in Beihai)as gifts.

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jakarta
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

some of the attraction is very good maintenance, good management and make tourist feels safe and satisfied like alligator hill area..

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Huntingdon
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We were staying in Beihai and decided to visit Weizhou Island. We bought the ferry tickets at CNY 330 per person the day before. Out we were 1st class and back we were 2nd class (seats a bit smaller and views not so good). We caught the 09.00 boat and took 75 minutes on a calm sea to arrive at... More 

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