Golden Pebble Beach
Jinshitan Scenic Area, also known as the Golden Pebble Beach National Resort, is situated on the Liaodong Peninsula. It is about 50 kilometers (31 miles) away from the northeast of Dalian City. It comprises two peninsulas with a spacious beach in-between. Encircled by sea all around, the beach enjoys a coastline of 30 kilometers (19 miles).
The region has an oceanic monsoon climate, with mild temperatures (compared with cities just north of the Changbai Mountain Range) and a distinct four seasons. The environment here is among the best in the country. Fresh air, beautiful sea water and spacious beaches attract tourists from China and abroad every year.
The most splendid view is focused on the eastern peninsula, where geological wonders extend along the coast line. One can see hundreds of grotesque rocks in various shapes and postures. Some resemble rocks spreading their wings or monkeys watching the sea. Others resemble camels, turtles, dinosaurs, tigers, etc.
Jinshitan Scenic Area also provides an interesting recreational infrastructure: Theme Park, wax museum, etc. Jinshitan is famous for its beautiful golf courses; the largest golf course includes large greens with 36 fairways, taking advantage of the beautiful seashore.
Jinshitan is a high-priority developemnt area for the local government, so you can expect tremendous growth in the years to come.