A historic port city situated on the northern tip of Hainan Island in the South China Sea, Haikou is the capital of Hainan Province. Showcasing magnificent views over Haikou Bay, The Westin Haikou is a tropical paradise located in the downtown area near major corporate offices, a retail mall, boutiques, restaurants, and bars. It offers easy access to cultural and natural attractions. Haikou Meilan International Airport (HAK) is approximately 35 minutes by car from our hotel.
Restore your energy and enjoy the crystal blue waters at Holiday Beach. Swim in the sea, soak in the sunshine, or participate in a water sport or beach activity. Golf lovers will be in heaven with the array of unique and challenging golf courses found in and around Haikou and throughout the island. Just 15 kilometres from town, the spectacular Volcanic Crater Park is home to volcanoes, caves, verdant hills, and natural springs.
Serenity can be found at the Five Officials Temple. Deemed a local cultural treasure, it was built in memory of five famous officials that were banished to Hainan during the Tang and Song dynasties. More wonders can be found at the Tomb of Hai Rui. Set amid swaying coconut palms and picturesque landscapes, this historic relic was built in the late 1580s. Take a walk around the old district to explore the heritage buildings that were once the homes of wealthy overseas Chinese people, and browse the local handicrafts in the small shops. Recharge at the nearby bustling Jinlong Food Street and sample a variety of cuisines from China, Japan, and Korea. Be sure to savour some of Hainan’s famous fresh fish and seafood while you are here. The crabs are particularly delicious.
A stylish urban retreat awaits you in “the city of coconut palms” at— The Westin Haikou.