Dameisha Beach is located at Mirs Bay, Yantian District, in the east of Shenzhen. It is the longest beach in Shenzhen with a length of 1,800 meters (1,970 yards). Dameisha Beach Park has been built to meet the various needs of visitors. Currently, one can swim or ride a motorboat in the sea, enjoy the sunshine, or drive a vehicle or ride a horse along the beach, stroll along the seaside plank road, or hold a barbecue party there, etc.
|Beautiful Dameisha Beach, Shenzhen|
Sun Square was built as a rest area in the center of the Park. There are three different shade sails, made from tensile membranes, in the 13 hectares (32 acres) square. All service facilities are provided. To the west of Sun Square, a smaller Moon Square has been built. Lots of restaurants and shops are in the two squares, providing many local specialties like sea food, squab meat and barbecue food.‘Sunlight Corridor’ connects the two squares. With azaleas covering above and long stone benches to the side, it’s also a good place to rest. In the east of Sun Square stands a Wishing Tower. It’s said that your wishes would come true if you pray from the top of the tower.
Listed below are some wonderful activities one can do at Dameisha Beach:
Swim in the Sea and Play on the Beach
On hot days, it’s a desirable thing to enjoy oneself at the beach. At Dameisha Beach, you can have fun swimming, horse riding, parasailing and other kinds of water sports.
With hills as background, the beach slopes a little sharply to the water. If you are not a good swimmer, take a swimming ring when you are in the water. At the same time, you must keep in mind that there may be sharks, so swim outside the shark net.
Horses and dune buggies are provided, too. It’s very exciting to have a little riding or driving contest with your friends and family. If you want to explore to your heart’s content, parasailing is another activity to test your bravery. Remember to equip yourself properly before enjoying flying!
For those who want to indulge themselves in the sea or on the beach, lockers and shower facilities are provided in Sun and Moon Squares. It costs CNY 50 for using a locker. Also, it costs CNY10 to take a cold water shower and CNY16 for a warm water shower. For an extra CNY4 you can get gel and shampoo. Cold water showers are free for children under 1.2 meters (3.6 feet) and warm water ones cost CNY8.
Barbecue in the Park
200 meters (220 yards) east of the Wishing Tower lies a BBQ area. It’s the most popular place on summer nights. If you want to have a relaxed BBQ trip, you can come here without any equipment. All the equipment needed can be hired here, including oven, a bag of charcoal, BBQ forks and some stools. The total cost is CNY120, with an extra bag of charcoal costing CNY25. All kind of food materials can also be bought from the local shops.
Walk along the Seaside Plank Road
After too many energy-consuming games, walking along the Plank Road gives you peaceful enjoyment. The Plank Road in Dameisha Beach is most famous part of the 19.5 km (12 miles) long Eastern Coastal Plank Road. Built in the west of Dameisha Beach, the Plank Road is paved with wood, just like a bridge over the water. There is an opening area along the road, where you can walk straight to the water’s edge. At the end of the road is New World Bar, beside which stands the famous Everlasting Love Stone. Being photographed with the stone is a necessity for those lovers who come here.
There may be plenty of visitors during holidays and on weekends, so it may not be a good choice to come here during these times.
How to Get to Dameisha Beach
2. Take bus b703/ b961 and get off at Haibin Bath (Haibin Yuchang) Station.
3. Take bus 308 and get off at Haibin Bath Three (Haibin Yuchang ③) Station.
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|Admission Fee||Free, but the entertainment activities need to be paid for.|
|Opening Hours||All day|
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