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Silver Beach (Yin Tan), Beihai

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Lounge on Behai’s Silver Beach (Yin Tan), a 24 km (15 mi) long stretch of coastline, named for its shimmering quartz sands that reflect the moonlight. Hailed as one of the best in China, the beach offers scenic views, with its warm waters providing safe conditions for swimming. You can indulge in numerous water sports activities, such as boating and jet-skiing, with an array of beach bars and restaurants to choose from. Although the water is quite safe, with lifeguards stationed on the shore, you should take care to avoid motorboats and jet-skis in the water while swimming. Use our Beihai online tour planner to visit Silver Beach (Yin Tan) on your trip to Beihai, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Fine sand, clean sand, the endless sea, although it is November, at noon, the child can be stripped off to tread waves, bought the word drag and flower shorts with sunglasses, this weather, feeling more comfortable than in the summer, the sun is too sinister in summer, children play very happy, never
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  • The sights are really good, but we came across a typhoon! The visit to the egg family in the mangrove is not very good. Beihai still need to follow up the scenic spots planning and construction! Take advantage of good, really have the development potential!
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  • They like to advertise this as the best beach in China, if not the world! Ha! They obviously haven't been to any beach in Hainan. The sand is grey, the water is brown. Silver nowhere to be seen. It's ...  more »

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Where to stay in Beihai

Scattered chiefly along the coast, with some dotting the streets of the inner city districts, hotels in Beihai often offer affordable rooms compared to other popular Chinese cities. You can find a number of basic guesthouses a little further away from the city center, while several high-end hotels boast lower-priced rooms as well. A couple of hostels offer budget-friendly dormitory-style rooms, or, if you wish to stay near the beach, you can book an inexpensive room at one of the mid-range hotels there.
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