With mountains to its north and a picturesque island in its southern region, Yangjiang offers a wealth of outdoor recreation. Enjoy a day at the beach, explore a mysterious karst rock formation and relax in the region’s natural hot springs.
Things to do in Yangjiang
Boasting a tranquil atmosphere and postcard-perfect landscapes, Hailing Island is often regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in China. Kick back along the picturesque shoreline of Shili Silver Beach, then visit Dajiao Bay and watch the waves crashing along the scenic promenade.
For a dose of culture, visit the Guangdong Maritime Silk Road Museum. Built around an 800-year-old underwater wreck, it’s an undersea-archaeology museum highlighting the exploration and protection of China’s ancient ship, Nanhai 1.
If you prefer mountain scenery, head north to the mountains surrounding the Lingxiao Caves. Explore the geological park to see karst rock formations housed in a three-story cave that’s over 120 meters high.
When you need a break from sightseeing, rest your weary muscles in the natural hot springs. There are a variety of hot springs resorts in Yangchun, which offer a secluded ambiance perfect for couples looking to relax and unwind and take advantage of the water’s therapeutic properties.
Getting around Yangjiang
Yangjiang sits 17 kilometers from Yangjiang Heshan Airport and there’s a central railway station around an hour’s drive from the city center. In town, buses and taxis are available.