Lingshui (陵水) Li Autonomous County is located in southeastern Hainan Island adjacent to Sanya (三亚) City. The Li, Han, and Miao peoples make up the majority of Lingshui County’s population. The county has a rich array of tropical crop, tourist, and marine resources. Attractions here include the Nanwan (南湾) Macaque Reserve, Fengguoshan Waterfall, Diaoluoshan (风果山) National Forest Park, and the old Soviet Government Site, as well as a great variety of unique eats.
Nanwan Monkey Island is located on Hainan Island's Nanwan Peninsula in Lingshui County. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, this peninsula is an island-type nature reserve for macaques. Since the attraction is on a peninsula, guests can choose to get there by aerial tram or by taking a boat. Over a thousand rhesus macaques inhabit the island. In the park's numerous sections, you can see the monkeys dive and swim and even perform difficult circus tricks.
Boundary Island is a gorgeous island located on the boundary between Hainan's Lingshui County and Wanning City. The natural environment here is well preserved, with exceptionally clear and clean water lapping against soft beaches of fine white sand. Boundary Island offers a wide variety of water-based activities and is a mecca for divers. Visitors can even enjoy an amazing dolphin show at the ocean theater.
Located in the coastal eastern portion of Linshui County, Qingshui Bay is a scenic destination for relaxation. Here, the arc-shaped coast is half reef rock and half sandy beach, simultaneously offering the typical coastal scenery of both eastern and western Hainan. At Qingshui Bay you can get your fill of clear ocean water, white sand beach, and unique and interesting mountain peaks and rock formations. It really is a pristine beach with a unique look.
Yetian Ancient Village is inhabited by the Li and Miao ethnic minorities. It is an excellent place to experience traditional Li and Miao culture. The village is home to a number of Li-style thatched roof cottages and boat-shaped houses, as well as Miao-style houses on stilts. Visitors can see residents making weaved textiles and bamboo baskets, and taste traditional Li and Miao cuisine.