Things to do in Wanning
Updated: 2014-09-25 15:36
By Bi Nan(chinadaily.com.cn)
Visitors at Riyue Bay, Sept 24, 2014. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Wanning is located on the southeast coast of Hainan Island, in the middle of Haikou and Sanya. With an annual average temperature of 24.8 degrees, its pleasant climate attracts visitors from around the world.
Wanning is famously known as the "Surfing Resort of World", "Hot Spring Hometown", "Longevity Hometown of China", "Kingdom of Plants" and “Buddhist Sanctuary”.
If you come to Wanning for a visit, you can do the following things:
Surf at Riyue Bay
Riyue Bay, the best bay for surfing in Southeast Asia, is home to Asia's largest surf club – Riyue Bay International Surfing Club. Wanning is the world’s surfing resort, attracting surfers from around the world. If you come to Wanning, experience surfing, you will not regret it.
Climb Dongshan Mountain
Dongshan Mountain is also called Pen Rack Mountain as its three peaks tower side by side and resemble a pen rack. The mountain is recognized as "Number one mountain in Hainan" since Ming Dynasty with the title granted by an official at that time. The mountain is the birthplace of Hainan Buddhism culture as well as a center of Southern Buddhism.
If you are lucky enough and get a chance to take part in a Buddhist rite here, you will be very impressed by the rich Buddhism culture here. Moreover, Zhegu (Chinese francolin) Tea and Dongshan Sheep are most well-known things in Wanning.