October 24, 2009
The Holiday Beach in Haikou
Since I was a child, I have dreamed of living in a luxury beach house where I could enjoy my life with nature. Last summer holiday, my friend Liang invited six friends including me to his hometown Haikou to enjoy a one-week vacation. The thing that impressed me the most during the vacation is the place where we stayed, an amazing beach named Holiday Beach. It is one of the most famous beaches in Haikou. While staying on Holiday Beach, I realized some true meanings of our lives. Haikou, the capital city of Hainan province, is a famous tourist city in China. The city is located in the tropical coast and it has a variety of tropical resources and coastal scenery of the natural characteristics of landscapes. The Holiday Beach lies in the south part of Haikou City, covers an area of 54 hectares (not including the beach and sea) of the beach, 11 km away from downtown Haikou. It is an international tourist spot characterized by its natural sceneries. On the beach, Haikou people and visitors from all over the world can enjoy water sports, beach sports, ocean animal shows with their families and friends. Every year, there are a great many travelers who come to this eco-friendly beach to spend their leisure time close to nature. When the gorgeous Holiday Beach came into my sight, I felt that I would have a relaxed and happy week there. The next day, my body and soul were greatly relaxed. I sat on the beach with my legs buried under the warm sand and enjoyed sunbathing; I listened to waves hitting rocks and seagulls singing. At the same time, I felt that coming to such a beautiful beach without family is a kind of regret. Seeing families taking photos and videos on the beach made me happy; looking at families playing in the seawater and sand together made me miss my family. However, my friends’ company made up for my regret. On the beach, we watched the wonderful dolphin shows and seal...
Cited: Xin, hua. “Typhoon Kestana Shaves Haikou, Heading to Vietnam” China Daily September 30, 2009.24 October 2009 <http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2009-09/30/content_8752552.htm> .
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