Xiamen is an all-in-one tourist destination. Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple, with family or friends, Xiamen has plenty of attractions to fulfil all. This coastal city is located on the southeast coast of China in the Fujian province just across from Taiwan. Tourists visiting this city can expect places of interests and activities that balance everything from cultural and historical to natural and man-made attractions such as islands, mountains, temples, parks and a great variety of entertainment centres. While you are in Xiamen, don’t miss out on trying out the local tea as the region is one of the largest tea-producing provinces in China. Besides the tea, look out for local dishes and snacks too.
The city of Xiamen exhibits pleasant weather conditions all year round due to its subtropical monsoon climate. In terms of the weather, the best time to fly to Xiamen would be anytime at all excluding typhoon seasons which usually occur during the months from July to September. However, if you would like to witness Xiamen during the various local festivities, the month of June is when the Phoenix Flower Tourist Festival is celebrated. Furthermore, Gulangyu Piano Festival is celebrated during August, and plenty more. Besides local festivals, the city is also hostess to numerous other international activities and events.
Bacolod-Silay Airport – Approximately 15 kilometres away from the central city of Bacolod, located precisely in Silay is the Bacolod-Silay Airport that serves the general area of Metro Bacolod. The airport terminal offers mainly domestic flights to major cities throughout the country including Manila, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro and Davao City. You may find many flights to Bacolod via airlines such as Cebu Pacific Airlines, Philippine Airlines and AirAsia.
Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport – Serving the city of Xiamen and surrounding areas is the flight terminal known as Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. The airport is located at the northeast end of Xiamen Island approximately 10 kilometres away from the downtown area and is one of China’s busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic. Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport operates regular flight routes domestically and internationally offering over 138 routes each day. Some of the airline carriers that cater non-stop routes from the Philippines to Xiamen include Xiamen Air, Philippines Air and Cebu Pacific.
Situated in the southeastern Fujian province beside the Taiwan Strait, Xiamen's mainland and island both experiences a monsoonal humid subtropical climate. The city undergoes long, hot and humid summers, especially in July when it is the warmest. Autumn season in Xiamen displays warm and dry weather conditions, whereas, in December and January, winters are mild and dry with average temperatures of 12.8 °C and low chances of snowfall.