Zhoushan boasts many offshore islands, with beautiful peaks, clear blue sea, vibrant green woods and golden beaches. There are many spots to sit back, relax and take in the wonderful scenery and fresh sea air.
A beach vacation is always the perfect time to enjoy the sunshine, golden sands, crystal blue sky and tranquil sea. Here is a rundown of some of the top beaches in Zhoushan Archipelago.
Covering an area of 72 square kilometers, Zhujiajian is the fifth largest island in the Zhoushan Archipelago. It is located at the southeastern part of Zhoushan, only 1.35 nautical miles from Mount Putuo.
Daishan Island, also known as Penglai Fairyland, is really composed of 406 islands. They look like strings of bright jewels inlaid in the East China Sea.
Zhoushan, which literally translates as “boat-mountain” in English, is the largest archipelago, the first archipelago city and the only national new area featuring a marine economy in China.
Zhoushan is renowned as “a natural pasture on the sea”. Abundant with fishery resources, it is a paradise for sea-angling. Tourists can enjoy coastal angling, or go out to fish on the sea.
Mount Putuo is a small island among Zhoushan Archipelago’s 1,390 islands. It covers an area of 12.93 square km, and is one of Buddhism’s Four Sanctuaries Mountains in China.