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West Island

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Beautiful but I felt " lost in translation"

I was staying at Club Med Sanya and this excursion was proposed by the club, it is a beautiful... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2018
gabriella p
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Brussels, Belgium
Good day/half day trip

A speed boat whisks you to the West Island which is gradually being developed for leisure and... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2012
Hobbyontour
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Kazakhstan
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16 Apr 2018
“Beautiful but I felt " lost in translation"”
20 Nov 2016
“A Especial Place”
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I was staying at Club Med Sanya and this excursion was proposed by the club, it is a beautiful Island although the sea has got mainstream which prevent to bath in some points. They do not speak any English.

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank gabriella p
Reviewed November 20, 2016

West Island is called China's vacation spot. Most of people admire to come here in order see this famous place. Therefore, every year have many tourists to come here. Before I came to the place, I felt very expected. After I had come this place,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

Bus loads of local tourists. Boat ride is expensive and not worth the money to see the island. Need more creativity in its facilities and souvenir shops. restaurants have pooe hygience and caters only to locals. Poorly managed and maintained. Not suitable for international tourists.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank HenriettaHo
Reviewed August 3, 2015

I went to West Island with hopes to swim and snorkel with the family, but this was not possible. When we got there only a very small part of the beach was open to swim in and no snorkeling was possible, only scuba diving. The...More

Date of experience: August 2015
4  Thank JKB75
Reviewed September 24, 2014

Fun water games but crowded with chinese tourists, this is expected because of late more and more chinese tourists are travellling. We went with an orgazied tour for this part, they also supply fresh fruits while we were there

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Maggie L
Reviewed September 1, 2014

The beach is nice, the water rides are there to be enjoyed but the prices are a little high. We managed to bargain the prices a bit.

Date of experience: January 2014
1  Thank labrangcowboy
Reviewed January 29, 2014 via mobile

we drove there by a 7 minute speedboat ride, hoping to have a good swim, maybe dive, snorkeling… turns out divinng was either closed or 200-500 yuan, it was extremely confusing and we rented a spot on a beach, but it was pretty full so...More

Thank Smileyface101
Reviewed July 18, 2013

i pay the 160 rmb for visiting the island ,fishing ,dive ,BBQ. it;s all fun,but the dive is really bad.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank julia k
Reviewed April 7, 2012

A speed boat whisks you to the West Island which is gradually being developed for leisure and tourism. It was very popular with the Chinese, I don't recall seeing any other westerners. You can hire bikes to see the island - we went for the...More

Date of experience: March 2012
2  Thank Hobbyontour
Reviewed April 2, 2011

The beaches are ok in this island but very touristy and it cost 148 RMB to go there. Don't dive there, it's a disaster!!!! and very expensive too (580 RMB!!!)

Date of experience: April 2011
1  Thank TripRater75
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