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Boao Jade Belt Beach

Boao Jade Belt Beach, Bo'ao Town, Qionghai 571435, China
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玉带滩 Guinness world record for narrowest island beach

Guinness world record for narrowest island beach between river and sea, according to tour guide. V... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Belinda L
via mobile
A Boat Ride and a Beach

We headed to the town of Bo'ao in the afternoon, not to visit the Boao Forum for Asia, but its Jade... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Jeffrey L
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Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“pineapple” (2 reviews)
“touting” (2 reviews)
“ferry” (2 reviews)
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Boao Jade Belt Beach, Bo'ao Town, Qionghai 571435, China
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Guinness world record for narrowest island beach between river and sea, according to tour guide. V interesting indeed to see the contrast. Interesting geography. Really hot. Many stalls selling pineapples, sunhats. Many beach motorbikes. Don't get ripped off like us. Shld be rmb50 for 30min,...More

Thank Belinda L
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We headed to the town of Bo'ao in the afternoon, not to visit the Boao Forum for Asia, but its Jade Belt Beach [玉帶灘]. The beach is where three rivers flow into the South China Sea, so it is where saltwater and fresh water meet....More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Before reaching the beach, there will a guide in the boat explaining the place and it's quite fun. This beach actually is not so bad with the sea water and fresh water meeting together at the beach. Was quite disgusted with the vendors holding the...More

Thank skybluesng
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Just on the beach off Boao we came across this sea food restaurant called Sea Story. The decor, decking etc was all built from recycled fishing boats and littered around it were old boats put to rest.Unfortunately our schedule didn't allow for a meal but...More

Thank Mika-Keskitalo
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We took a 10 min ride ferry from Boao forum building to the beach. The weather was windy and there are several souvenir stalls you can purchase some goodies back for your friends. (The more you buy, the more you save). Dont forget to have...More

Thank CayLalita
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Very nice beach, has to be reached by boat and you get bothered by people wanting to get you to have your photograph taken with turtles and alligators. Too many people to be really enjoyable

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 8 March 2014

a short boat ride from asian forum building drops you off on this beach, which is filled with people selling fruit and trying to get you to take photos with sea turtles and a crocodile for money. the beach itself is rough and quite a...More

1  Thank Jayfreck
Reviewed 1 June 2013

It's just nothing but a boat ride. The beach separates the the river and the sea which makes 2 different colors of sands of beaches. The boat rides takes a few minutes only (I think 10 mins more or less). Spending money and time is...More

1  Thank WMThu
Reviewed 31 May 2013

Filled with hawkers and people exploiting and abusing Sea Turtles. You can hold one and take a photo but these animals are being abused and held captive until they die. This is blatantly illegal as they are a protected species and are endangered. Take a...More

1  Thank Batikh
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Wind was decent and we were a long way from most tourists, although had to dodge a few locals scraping for shellfish. Locals don't seem to mind kites as much as some westerners. Beach is nice away from the crowds.

Thank Jason B
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