Xiamen is a coastal city in Fujian province in the southeast part of the country of China. The name of the city means "door to the house" as it's been known as the Gateway to China for the long time. Xiamen is not among the popular tourism destinations in China but definitely a very vibrant, affluent and modern place with some beautiful islands and lakes and few heritage sites to see. Gulangyu Island is the most popular tourism area of the city - a car free small island with some beautiful colonial buildings. Most people visit Xiamen just for spending some peaceful and refreshing time at the Gulangyu Island but the city also has some other sightseeing options such as Yundang Lake, Sunlight Rock, Water Garden Expo Park, Hulishan Fortress etc.
For those newlywed couples who want to spend their honeymoon in some isolated, peaceful and romantic place, the city of Xiamen offers a couple of most beautiful and romantic places, perfectly suited for a romantic getaway or honeymoon.
Xiamen with its surrounding countryside is known for its beautiful scenery and tree lined beaches. The city does not offer plenty of activities for the honeymooners but it is a descent place to spend some time in the midst of beautiful natural scenery and exploring the cultural and historical sights of this vibrant city.
Gulangyu Island, the most visited area of the city, is a car free island with beautiful and unspoilt beach area – ideal for spending some time in isolation in the midst of beautiful and refreshing surroundings. Although there are not much to do on the beach, but it is a beautiful place to spend some romantic time in isolation with your beloved. Xiamen’s Botanical Garden is another place that is absolute a treat for nature lovers and also a good place for love birds to stroll around hands in hand adoring the beautiful and natural sights. The Buddhist Nanputuo Temple, a beautiful heritage temple, Sunlight Rock, Water Garden Expo Park, Hulishan Fortress are other sightseeing options for the tourists here.
Xiamen weather is mild and pleasant most of the year because the city has a subtropical monsoon climate.
Best Season: November to May
Summers: June to September
Winters: December to February
Autumn: October to November
Spring: March to May