China's tropical beach getaway, the balmy island of Hainan is a paradise of golden beaches, swaying palms and azure waters. Perfect for both beach bums and adventurers alike, at the island’s heart are the spectacular highlands, an area of luxuriant nature ripe for exploration. Hilltribe communities still call the area home and are more than willing to welcome visitors into their villages. On the other hand, Hainan’s fringe of beautiful beaches offer quiet, idyllic escapes in sleepy villages and beautiful resorts - for those who prefer a bit more buzz to their relaxation time try Sanya, Hainan’s gateway and vibrant resort hub.
We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Hainan: