Situated in the East China Sea in Zhejiang Province, Zhoushan is China’s largest archipelago and is the only prefecture-level city consisting solely of islands. The Westin Zhujiajian Resort, Zhoushan overlooks the beach and mountainside in the Putuo District on Zhujiajian, the fifth-largest of Zhoushan’s 1,390 islands.
Zhujiajian is famous for its natural beauty, vast blue sea, and golden-sand beaches. Rejuvenate with a swim in the sea, enjoy a number of lively beach activities, or spend an energetic day exploring the local sites. The island’s top attractions include Sculpture Art Square, Cobble Bay Scenic Spot, Kwan-yin Cultural Garden, Daqingshan National Park, and Lover's Isle. Shenjiamen—Zhoushan’s third largest fishing port—is just 12 kilometers from the resort. In the evening, this popular fishing port is illuminated by tens of thousands of fishing lights so you can savor delectable local seafood specialties at one of the bustling night markets amid a twinkling glow.
Take an uplifting spiritual excursion to one of the Four Sacred Mountains of Buddhism. A well-known sanctum, Mount Putuo is home to temples, monasteries, and convents, as well as fascinating bridges, stone inscriptions, ponds, and fountains. Its breathtaking scenery is comprised of extraordinary peaks, unusual rocks, ancient trees, and other natural wonders. Wander along ancient streets to view the historic buildings in various architectural styles in Dinhai. Taohua Island is a beautifully scenic and serene destination. It is also home to a 1,000-year-old temple and Anqi Peak, the highest point in the archipelago.
Experience the power of nature at the typhoon museum on Daishan. Other attractions on this island include fishing museums, a sea salt museum, and a mud theme park. The Dongji Isles and the islands of Shengsi are other admired destinations in the area. See magnificent cliffs, ancient relics, and colorful reefs from these inspiring islands.