Boao Qionghai

Boao Qionghai

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Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan China Travel Tips, Travel Guide to Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan China

General Travel Information on Bo’ao  Qionghai Hainan China:

Bo’ao 博鳌is a small town located in Qionghai City in the north east of  Hainan Island. The whole population of Qionghai is 490,000 with an area of 1710 sq. kilometers. Qionghai City is 90 KM from Haikou Airport. There are around 550,000 overseas Chinese from Qionghai living all over the world with most in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Bo’ao is well known now just because of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), a nongovernmental and nonprofit international organization with a fixed conference date and a fixed domicile.

Proposed in 1998 by Fidel V. Ramos, former President of the Philippines, Bob Hawke, former Prime Minister of Australia, and Morihiro Hosokawa, former Prime Minister of Japan, BFA was formally inaugurated on February 27 2001. Boao, Hainan Province, China serves as the permanent site of BFA Headquarters. Since 2002, BFA has been holding its annual conference at Boao.

Jiaji Town嘉积镇 is the center of Qionghai City with a history of 2000 years. To know about true Qionghai local life, please visit the town center Yuanheng Street 元亨街, there are some small paths leading to old Qionghai life.

Boao Airport was built in 2016. But it serves the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Meeting (Late March). So most passengers fly into Haikou Airport which is about 60 minutes away by car and 20 minutes away by express train, or 1 hour by high speed train from Sanya Phoenix Airport in the south of Hainan Island.

Transportation Guide from Haikou to Jiaji Town (the center of Qionghai) & Bo’ao, Town :

There are 2 train stations in Qionghai, one is Bo’ao, the other is Qionghai. Bo’ao, is small town in Qionghai City. There is one train station called Bo’ao, which is closer to Bo’ao, town, but less transportation available. So the best is to reach Qionghai Train Station. If you land at Haikou Meilan Airport before 9pm, the best option is to take the east express train from Haikou Meilan Airport  to Qionghai Hainan within 40 minutes, and the cost is only CNY40/person/way. If you wish to visit Jiaji Town Qionghai & Bo’ao, Hainan from downtown Haikou, express train is still the first choice.

Another option to Jiaji Town Qionghai is by bus from Haikou East Bus Station in downtown Haikou at CNY26/person, and there are buses from 07:00am till 900pm at every half an hour. The return trip is similar, to Haikou Airport, the best is the express train, to downtown Haikou, both train and bus will do. Bus & train tickets are available for sale on line, but you must read Chinese to book the tickets in advance. During public holidays, you are advised to buy the train & bus tickets at least one day in advance to secure your seat. From Jiaji Town Bus Station, it takes around 30 minutes to Bo’ao, Town by local bus.

Transportation from Sanya to Qionghai Hainan:

If you plan to visit Bo’ao, & Jiaji Town in Qionghai Hainan from Sanya, the best option is to take the east express train from Sanya to Qionghai Hainan within 90 minutes, and the cost is only CNY49/person/way. Train tickets are available for sale on line in advance, but you must read Chinese to book the tickets in advance. During public holidays, you are advised to buy the train & bus tickets from local train staion at least one day in advance to secure your seat.

 Bus is available, but it takes more than 2.5 hours and the cost is CNY50/person/way.

To reach Bo’ao, from Sanya, the best option is train to Jiaji Town, then to Bo’ao, by bus, as the train station of Bo’ao, is located in Zhongyuan, which is closer to Bo’ao, Town, but less public transportation available from the train station to Bo’ao,.

Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan China  Travel Guide : Places to Visit in Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan Island

Recommended Resort in Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan Island: 

Bo’ao Forum for Asia Hotel: the hosting hotel for Bo’ao Forum for Asia with beach and hot spring.

Climate of Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan Island

Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan China Travel Tips, Travel Guide to Bo’ao Qionghai Hainan China

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Bo'ao Forum for Asia Hotel in Bo'ao Hainan Island

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Haikou Airport, Haikou Train Station, Haikou Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY700/way by a car

Haikou Airport, Haikou Train Station, Haikou Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY700/way by a car

Price per day CNY 700
Car typeSedan
Max people4
Door count4
TransmissionAutomatic
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?No
Haikou Airport, Haikou Train Station, Haikou Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY900/way by a van

Haikou Airport, Haikou Train Station, Haikou Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY900/way by a van

Price per day CNY 900
Car typeLocal Van
Max people7
Door count3
TransmissionManual
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?No
Sanya Airport, Sanya Train Station, Sanya Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY1100/way by a van

Sanya Airport, Sanya Train Station, Sanya Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY1100/way by a van

Price per day CNY 1,100
Car typeLocal Van
Max people7
Door count3
TransmissionManual
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?No
Sanya Airport, Sanya Train Station, Sanya Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY800/way by a car

Sanya Airport, Sanya Train Station, Sanya Downtown to Boao Hainan Island Private Transfer Service at CNY800/way by a car

Price per day CNY 800
Car typeSedan
Max people4
Door count4
TransmissionAutomatic
Air-conditioned?Yes
Unlimited mileage?No