Xiamen is a simple city that is yet refined and beautiful. This is seen when the radiance of the moon shines down on the surface of Xiamen’s sea. The turquoise waters perform a rippling dance that intoxicates and ensnares the senses. It is as long as a dream, as flowing as the wind, and as delicate as love itself. Of course, missing Gulangyu is the same as not going to Xiamen. This is the preferred destination of the hipster type. New duplexes near Xiamen University in Zengcuo’an Village on Huandao Road. Reasons to go: Convenient transportation, an exquisite and elegant room in one of the few small novel apartments by the seaside of Xiamen University. It has a seafood stall right outside the exit way that boasts local traditions and tastes great. It is an 8-minute walk to Pearl Bay near the seaside, where you can enjoy the blue sky and white sand. The inn boasts a trendy and elegant design; the rooms are clean and fully equipped.