Quanhua beach in southwest China's Sichuan Province may not be as well known as Jiuzhaigou, but it definitely deserves a visit. In Chinese, "quanhua" means sinter or tufa. The beach gets the name because it is a calc-sinter landform similar to Jiuzhaigou.
When the spring water gushes out from the underground, the carbon dioxide dissolved in the water will turn into a calcium carbonate deposit, forming the landform we see today. The thriving algae in these scattered ponds add more color to this place.