Hainan Island is China's most southerly province and the second largest island after Taiwan, the largest ocean island and the smallest land province in China, located in the South China Sea about 60 minutes south of Hong Kong by air. The closest city by flight to Hainan Island is Guangzhou (Canton), only 50 minutes to Haikou, the capital city of Hainan island, and 70 minutes toSanya.
With a landmass of about 34,000 sq km, Hainan Island is made up of Hainan, Xisha, Zhongsha and Nansha islands. The province has a total coastline of about 1,529 km and role play toys covers a sea area of about 2.1 million sq km. Hainan Island is a vaulted mountain which is high in the middle with lower elevations on its surrounding areas. Its coastline is 1528 kilometers long with sandy beaches. Hainan Island is a combination of Mountains (25.4%), hills (13.3%), mesa (32.6%), and savanna (28.7%). Many swimming areas are less than 2 meters' deep, with bottoms full of sand, as far as 200 meters out from the shore.
Except the capital city Haikou, Sanya is the second largest city on Hainan Island, where is the key attraction of the island, most tourists congregate and there is the most beach and famous tourism attractions. If you will plan a holiday in Hainan Island, we will suggest you to have minimum 2/3 of your vacation in Sanya. We will discover the fantastic land to you. Please click here for more information about Sanya. Boaoand Xinglong are also well-known.
Founded in April 1988, Hainan Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is one of the five SEZs in China. Over the past two decades, remarkable progress has been made in Hainan's economic and social development. The appearance of cities and villages has also undergone profound changes.