Well, besides the names like Phu Quoc, Con Dao, Ly Son, Vietnam has a lot more wonderful islands, and so we are here to continue our journey in finding the most beautiful islands to make up a fantastic plan for a memorable tour to Vietnam!
1. Co To islands, Van Don island
Co To Island is an archipelago located in the Gulf of Tonkin, including a large Co To Island, a small Co islands, the island of Thanh Lam, Tran and countless islands and small island.
Coming to Co To, one will see the crystal clear sea reflects the mountain-islands scattered across the ocean. In Co To, besides swimming, one can visit natural forests, lighthouses, parks and memorial statues of Ho Chi Minh, wharf, fishing village, the bay, natural rocky, and many peaceful Northern style local villages.
The crystal clear sea reflects the mountain-islands scattered across the ocean in Co To island
Boat is the only way to get in Co To. The boat starts from Cai Rong town (Van Don – Quang Ninh). Boat will run through the Bai Tu Long Bay, to pass to Quan Lan Island and come to Co To island.
However, due to the military presence on the island a permit is required to stay on the island. The permit needs to be acquired in Ha Long city beforehand. If one arrive without a one will either be expected to pay a fine or be sent back to the mainland. However, this information does not apply to Vietnamese nationals.
2. Phu Quy Island
Lying in central Vietnam, about 103km from Phan Thiet City, Phu Quy District is an ideal tourist destination for holiday-makers as it houses 10 small islands, with Phu Quy Island being the biggest in pristine condition.
The locals call it Hon Thu or Mackerel Island, because from the southwest direction, the islet looks like a cod emerging from the sea.
Phu Quy Island looks like a peaceful paradise
Phu Quy has preserved its natural features – the warm sand glistens with shells and coral and the water is teeming with sea life. This tiny islet has huge unexploited tourist potential. It still has no rated hotels, but one can enjoy a peaceful night under the starry sky and explore nearby caves. One can eat fragrant corn cobs and fresh fish grilled over a roaring campfire. Coconut orchards provide shade for camping and coconut milk and copra for meals. Diving is also a possibility. According to locals, the sea floor around Phu Quy is covered with coral and rocks that are home to many sea creatures.
The island is surrounded with white sandy beaches and 9 islets, of which Hon Tranh, Hon Den, Hon Trung are attractive aqua tourist spots.
3. Binh Ba Island
Binh Ba Island, about 60km from Nha Trang, is a relatively new destination on the tourist map. The name Binh Ba derives from the outpost position of the island on Cam Ranh Bay: it’s like a front door of the bay. As being among places welcoming the earliest dawn in Vietnam, Binh Ba gazes attract from travelers with the wild beauty of the island.
The unique features which everyone would love to see when coming to this beautiful island is visiting the stunning coral reefs and taking part in sea diving. With these unspoiled coral, the low sea level, and the pure blue water, the Nha Cu Beach in Binh Ba is a perfect place to see the coral reefs and go swimming with colorful fishes.
Wild beauty of Binh Ba island
Besides, those adventurers can go along the mountainside to explore such untouched relics as artillery, bunkers, etc. Those who prefer natural beauty can take a small walk along the seashore to collect the colorful snail shells, watch the grandeur range of stone, the cliffs or other exotic caves. If possible, just get on the top of the radar station to have the gorgeous bird-eye view of Binh Ba Island.
Well, I guess your curiosity and excitement are getting bigger and bigger through the descriptions of each islands, right! However, keep calm and read the last part of this subject, so that you can determine wonderful destinations that can bring you unforgettable experience exactly!