Huidong is a county under the jurisdiction of Huizhou in Guangdong Province. It is the hometown of Chinese Chess Master Lv Qin, which therefore made the city famous for chess within Guangdong Province. Huidong is a National Sports Advanced County, the production base of women's shoes, and a major commercial and logistic town in eastern Guangdong.
Turtle Bay, located at the foot of Daxing Mountain in the Gangkou resort area, is the only Sea National Turtle Reserve in China. The famous tourist attractions include the Xunliao Binhai Tourism Resort, Pinghai Nanmen Beach, the historical and cultural city “Pinghai Ancient City,” the Seashore Hot Spring Tourism Holiday Resort, and Gangkou Double Moon Bay, all of which are well known for their spectacular natural scenery. There are also many hotels in Huidong that welcome tourists with all sorts of budgets.