Gulangyu Island is a stunning spot in southeast China, a short ferry ride from the city of Xiamen in Fujian Province. With great natural beauty and fascinating colonial architecture, there’s enough here for a full day of exploring.
Moreover, a chic, albeit pricy hotel scene means Gulangyu is also a great spot for a city escape. For the most part their are no cars and once all those Chinese tourists take the last ferry back to Xiamen, it’ll feel like you’ve got the island all to yourself.
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