Zhangjiagang, a port city in East
China's Jiangsu province, aims to support local homestay development to
help boost rural tourism, according to a conference held at Nanfeng town
on Sept 11.
Zhangjiagang has 17 kinds of homestay
accommodations with eight facilities currently operating. The larger
ones are the Yonglian Fishing Center, Golden Wheat Homestay and Yongxing
Ecological Park. Nine homestay projects are under construction
including the Xiaojiaxiang homestay project in Fenghuang town.
Here are some homestays in operation:
1. Yonglian Fishing Center
Homestays in Yonglian Fishing Center in
Yongliantown feature huts alongside the river. Over 30 log cabins are
offered with different suites. Living by the river is a good way to
escape the hustle and bustle of the city; the cabins even come with
rocking chairs for rest.
2. Golden Wheat Park The Golden Wheat Park in Tangshi town integrates
ecological planting, agricultural product processing, catering, produce
picking and homestay services. The park’s homestays are of various
styles such as Japanese, countryside and classic to meet guest needs.
3. Yanong Ecological Park
The Yanong Ecological Park in Tangqiao
town is a three-star rural tourism area in Jiangsu province where
homestay facilities cover 600 square meters.
4. Fanshe Homestay
Fanshe in Jinfeng town, with an area of
600 square meters, opened to public this May. The homestay was restored
from an abandoned old house which now sports a small garden with a
variety of plants, ponds and wells.