Yalong Bay Tourism Zone


A unique state-level tourist resort, Yalong Bay is characterized by its tropical ambiance. It covers an area of 19 square kilometers (7 square miles) and is a combination of seaside parks, deluxe villas, conference centers, top hotels, holiday villages, a marine world, a water activity center, golf courses, yacht clubs and so on.

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Yalong Bay is 25 kilometers (16 miles) by road east of Sanya City, Hainan Island, South China.


Yalong Bay possesses the five essential elements of a seaside tourist resort: sea, sand, sunshine, green plants and fresh air. The area has a tropical marine climate with an annual average temperature of 25°C (77°F). The lowest sea temperature of the region is 22°C (72°F) in winter - a great temperature for all kinds of water activities. Its 66 square kilometers (25 square miles) of sea can hold thousands of visitors swimming and playing in the water. The water here is crystal clear and sights 10 meters (33 feet) under water are clearly visible.

Butterfly Valley

Butterfly Valley is located in the east of Yalong Bay Tourism Zone. Hudielianhua (which means "The Butterfly Loves Flowers") Exhibition House is in the shape of a butterfly. In its five exhibition rooms are not only the most precious butterflies in China, like the Golden Kaiserihind (Teinopalpus aureus) and the Bhutan Glory (Bhutanitis lidderdalii), but also world famous butterflies, such as Goliath Birdwing (Ornithoptera goliath) and Brassolini.

Outside the Exhibition House is a large scale butterfly garden built with nets around the tropical plants and environment. In the garden grow plants characteristic of the tropical zone: lianas, the wide and graceful banyan, the dragon tree, Lannea and so on. There is an atmosphere of warmth and fragrance supplied by the wild flowers, accompanied by the sound of streams running through the valley and the sight of flying butterflies.

There is No.102 Taihe tourism bus to Yalong Bay which will cost you 5 yuan. And the most convenient way to get there is to rent a taxi for about 25 kilometers, which will cost you 30-50 yuan. The surface of the road is covered with concrete.

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by Ali 2011-05-23
Traffic Small East China Sea take about drive for less than 10 minute only from large East China Sea, cause little East China Sea take train for and a half hours nearly from Yalong bay. There is no bus to go at present, can only take a taxi. It is the group guests that go to dive under water, have few self-service visitors. Introduce From small east bay to ...