Set against the natural beauty of the mountains, waterways and coconut forests of the Bo'ao area, Qionghai is the leading city of the county and a main centre for business, commerce, accommodation, dining and sightseeing. Qionghai has an area of about 1,700 sq km, a population of about 43,000 and is strategically situated on the Wanquan River.
Picturesque Baishi Ridge Scenic Zone comprises a hilly area 12 km southwest of Qionghai City characterised by fascinating rock formations, intriguing caves and a natural forest.
One of the largest cultural tourist attractions of its kind in China, the colorful Nanshan Cultural Excursion Zone, located just 40 km west of Sanya City along the Hainan West-line Expressway, is, in fact, three separate theme parks rolled into one.
One of the largest salt fields in Hainan Province, Yinggehai Salt Field located on the southwestern seashore of Ledong County has long been an important site for the drying and salting of fish.
Datian Eld's Deer Protection Area is a national-level natural reserved established specifically to protect Eld's deer (cervus eldi), which, sadly, is an endangered species.