With an area of over 7,000 hectares, Lan Ha Bay is highlighted by the stunning beauty of 400 small and large islands with the unique shapes and sizes. Unlike Halong Bay, all Lan Ha Bay islands are fully covered with green trees or vegetations, even the tiny islands. Here are the most attractive destinations that you cannot miss when you visit Lan Ha Bay.
Situated on Bo Hon Island, Luon Cave is about 14 km far from the south of Bai Chay. In front of Luon cave is Tortoise Island and on the right is Heaven Gate. These are the steep cliffs with the clear blue sea water as a mirror all the year around.
Passing through the beautiful gate, visitors will see a peaceful round lake covered by many green trees and cliffs. There are a lot of monkeys jumping naughtily, the ancient tree’s shadow, the wind with the scent of orchids and the vibrant life of marine species such as fishes, shrimps, crabs, squids under the crystal sea water.
Continuing on Lan Ha Bay cruise ship, tourists will visit Cat Dua Beach located on Monkey Island with the silky white sand in the sunshine. Cat Dua Beach is about 1 kilometer long and is considered as an interesting destination to enjoy the feeling of swimming in the sea with the crystal blue water in the natural space of Lan Ha bay.
In particular, there are many monkeys on Monkey Island. They are very smart, friendly, and lovely. They are willing to play with tourists who tease them. However, to meet these monkeys, visitors should come to this island in the morning or in the late afternoon when there is no sunlight because the monkeys will escape into the cave if it is very sunny here.
Besides, in Monkey Island, there is also an area which raises the mussel to trade pearls. This is an attractive destination for those who are interested in exploring this fascinating village.
Nam Cat beach
Located about 5 kilometers from the Beo wharf of Cat Ba town, Nam Cat island is one of the beautiful Lan Ha Bay islands with its beach about 500 meters long. The pristine beauty of Nam Cat beach with four surfaces covered with marine and forest has brought a charming, poetic and peaceful space here. With many small sandy beaches, Nam Cat beach will be a must-try place for swimming and underwater activities.
On Nam Cat island, there are 3 stilted houses which are made from natural wood and bamboo with the best services. This is really an ideal spot to enjoy the tranquil space and the interesting activities such as boating, kayaking, swimming, diving to watch the coral reefs. The sea waves here are very quiet and the sea is so peaceful. Therefore, travelers can immerse to admire the sea beauty and the view of the coral reefs. Tourist can also take the beautiful photos with the gorgeous landscape here.
Van Boi beach
In your Lan Ha bay trip, you can visit Van Boi beach on a small island. The sea water here is quite shallow. However, the natural landscape of Van Boi beach with mountains and forests is extremely wild and beautiful. Van Boi beach follows the protruding area of a mountain and has white sand, clear blue sea water and it is extremely remote.
Van Boi is also a great beach for diving to admire the colorful coral reefs. In addition, there are many other destinations to admire the coral such as Van Ha beach, or the calm sea water areas such as Sen island and Cu island.
Moreover, tourists should not ignore kayaking when visiting Van Boi beach. You can kayak to explore Luon Cave, then turn round to Van Boi beach with the cool blue water and beautiful space in the middle of the quiet bay.
Cua Van fishing village
Cua Van is the must-see destination in the list of the most beautiful landscapes in Lan Ha Bay. Cua Van fishing village was voted as one of the top 16 beautiful ancient floating villages in the world by the website Journeyetc.com in 2012. This is the reason why Cua Van will be the place tourists should not miss.
Cua Van fishing village
There are more than 300 households living by fishing. The people here take the whole life to live with the sea and know well about the sea as well as the occupation.
Coming to Cua Van fishing village, visitors will have a chance to relax and visit the life of fishermen here.
It is undeniable that Lan Ha Bay is the best choice to travel in this summer. We hope that you will not miss a chance to admire all the beautiful landscapes when you visit Lan Ha Bay. Share this article if it is useful for you. Have a nice trip!