The wetlands in Leizhou Bay in Guangdong's Zhanjiang were named one of the 10 most notable coastal wetlands on Dec 3.
Residents of Zhanjiang leisurely enjoy the warmth and breathtaking scenery the rising sun in this winter.
Xuwen county, located in south Guangdong province's Zhanjiang, is at the southernmost part of mainland China.
Thousands of orchids came to full blossom at Lvtang River Wetland Park in Zhanjiang, attracting a large number of visitors.
Bangtang village, first established during the Tang Dynasty (AD 907-960), has earned wide-spread fame for its well-preserved dwelling complexes.
Donghai Island Resort is expected to see further improvements, as an eco-friendly park residing in the resort has begun construction on Nov 9.
The Zhanjiang Mangrove National Nature Reserve is expected to see more water birds active in the area this year.
Leizhou, located in the central part of the Leizhou Peninsula at the southernmost end of the Chinese mainland, is the only county-level city in Guangdong province that is honored as a state-listed famous historical and culture city.