Ledong is located in the west south of Hainan Island. There are 11 counties in Ledong with 540,000 people including Majority Han, ethnic Li, and Miao group. Ledong people is very hard-working in order to escape the poor. The fact is they are successful to earn a better life. Ledong covers around 2,765 KM Square in land and 1,726 KM Square in the ocean. The famous Jianfengling Tropical Forest National Reserve is also located in Ledong.
How to get to Ledong Hainan:
To reach Ledong Hainan By High-speed train from Sanya, Haikou and other parts of Hainan Island;
There are high-speed trains running daily from early morning till late afternoon from Haikou Station, Haikou Meilan Airport, Haikou Downtown, Sanya Train Station, Sanya Phoenix International Airport and any other parts of the Island by Hainan Loop Train.
Ledong Hainan is about half 1.5 hours away from Sanya by local bus at CNY20/person taking from Sanya Bus Station. But if you just go for a day tour, the easiest way is to book our private roundtrip transfers at CNY800/way by private car (Max. 3 adults) or CNY1300 for max. 7 adults for a day tour.
What to do at Ledong Hainan:
You can visit Ledong Jianfengling Tropical Forest National Reserve. Stay 1 night or 2 nights in it to enjoy the very lush green rainforest and beautiful natural scenery.
History and Development of Ledong Hainan:
In 1935, Ledong was changed the name to Ledong Li Ethnic County by Guangdong Government who was in charge of Guangdong Province. In 1988, the whole Hainan Island was independent from Guangdong Province as a new province in China. So Ledong was in charge of Hainan Province from 1988 until now.
Ledong mainly features its agriculture and fruit farms, such as banana, long bean, eggplant, rice, sugarcane fields etc.
In recent years, the real estate industry develope in a very fast pace. There are several 5-star hotels built right on the beach like 温德姆. More very tall buildings with apartments stand over the whole Ledong quickly, especially in Jiusuo九所. The buyers are mainly from Mainland China.
The climate of Ledong Hainan:
Ledong Hainan is described as “Little Sanya” due to its climate. In China, there are only 3 cities stay in a tropical climate, they are Sanya, Lingshui, and Ledong. But Ledong is a little different from Sanya and Lingshui. From June to November, each year is a rainy period in the south of Hainan, but Ledong is not the most amount of precipitation. Ledong is not the hottest city in summer in Hainan, is not the coldest city in winter, is not very dry when meet dry climate. When meet Typhoon, Ledong is not the most disaster place because it was protected by Jianfengling.