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Address: Sanya Bay National Protection Zone, Sanya, China
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Good day/half day trip

A speed boat whisks you to the West Island which is gradually being developed for leisure and tourism. It was very popular with the Chinese, I don't recall seeing any other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 April 2012
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Kazakhstan
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Macau, China
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Island is called China's vacation spot. Most of people admire to come here in order see this famous place. Therefore, every year have many tourists to come here. Before I came to the place, I felt very expected. After I had come this place, I felt very disappointed because the environment was very dirty and the place full of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Bus loads of local tourists. Boat ride is expensive and not worth the money to see the island. Need more creativity in its facilities and souvenir shops. restaurants have pooe hygience and caters only to locals. Poorly managed and maintained. Not suitable for international tourists.

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Thank HenriettaHo
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

I went to West Island with hopes to swim and snorkel with the family, but this was not possible. When we got there only a very small part of the beach was open to swim in and no snorkeling was possible, only scuba diving. The island which could have been a pristine beauty was over commercialized with; jet ski, parasailing,... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2014

Fun water games but crowded with chinese tourists, this is expected because of late more and more chinese tourists are travellling. We went with an orgazied tour for this part, they also supply fresh fruits while we were there

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

The beach is nice, the water rides are there to be enjoyed but the prices are a little high. We managed to bargain the prices a bit.

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Shanghai, China
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014 via mobile

we drove there by a 7 minute speedboat ride, hoping to have a good swim, maybe dive, snorkeling… turns out divinng was either closed or 200-500 yuan, it was extremely confusing and we rented a spot on a beach, but it was pretty full so we could hardly snorkel… all in all the island wasnt a nice experience for me.... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

i pay the 160 rmb for visiting the island ,fishing ,dive ,BBQ. it;s all fun,but the dive is really bad.

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Kazakhstan
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

A speed boat whisks you to the West Island which is gradually being developed for leisure and tourism. It was very popular with the Chinese, I don't recall seeing any other westerners. You can hire bikes to see the island - we went for the buggy option. There are pleasant walks to take with lovely ocean views and a busy... More 

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Paris, France
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203 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2011

The beaches are ok in this island but very touristy and it cost 148 RMB to go there. Don't dive there, it's a disaster!!!! and very expensive too (580 RMB!!!)

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