Top 7 Best Islands in Vietnam
May 15, 2017 341 Views
Vietnam is a beautiful country with more than 1.000.000 km2 of sea surface area. This special geographical condition is also an explanation for the diversity of sublime island systems here. Each island hides unique features which charm visitors’ soul only after the first time. Let’s discover the interesting things about top 7 best islands in Vietnam.
1. Phu Quoc Island
Located in Kien Giang, Phu Quoc Island is evaluated as the largest island in Vietnam. For a long time, Phu Quoc is considered as the pearl of Vietnam Islands with unspoiled beauty of landscapes, tranquil atmosphere, excellent blue water, and white sand beach stretching along the seaside. This attractive island used to be listed in the most 3 beautiful destinations in winter according to a vote of National Geographic and top 10 most ideal Asian tourist attraction chosen by Asiaone. The most suitable time for visiting Phu Quoc Island is from May to October.
2. Cham Island
Cham Island situates on Quang Nam province, a land in the Central Land of Vietnam. The island used to be a resting place for international merchants in the past time. From Cham Island, tourists can visit many attractive destinations in Quang Nam such as Hoi An ancient town and Cua Dai Beach. The pristine beauty of Cham Island is a harmonious combination of sky, ocean, and forest. Especially, Cham Island is recognized as one of biosphere reserves in the world because of its biodiversity. The most suitable time for a visit to the Island is from March to August because there may have hugely tropical storms in other months.
3. Con Dao
Located in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province, Con Dao is one of the most special Vietnamese Islands with historical values and the significant beauty of the island. From many centuries ago, Western people found many ways for occupying the island because of its strategic position on international sea route. In the 20th century, the destination is served for arresting Communist soldiers under the period of French colonialism and American imperialism. On the main part of the island, you can visit Dam Trau Beach (a white sand beach surrounded by a long range of mountain) and Hon Bay Canh – a mangrove forest among the vast sea.
4. Ly Son Island
Ly Son is a beautiful island of Quang Ngai province. According to scientists, the island was formed until millions of years ago because of the eruption of a volcano in the bottom of the ocean. For this reason, Ly Son Island has many majestic lava rock mountains along the seaside. An island is also an ideal place for watching moonlight on the peak of Thoi Loi Mountain, hear the serene sound of waves, and enjoy cool winds from the East Sea.
5. Co To Island
Co To Island is a peaceful island in Quang Ninh, a province in the North of Vietnam. This place still hides the wild beauty that human beings haven’t yet discovered. Co To Island is not only well-known as beautiful beaches along the seaside but for outdoor activities, especially camping. Some famous places tourists can visit in Co To Island such as Hong Van Beach, Van Chai beach, Co To lighthouse station.
6. Phu Quy Island
Phu Quy island is a romantic island in Binh Thuan province, a beautiful land in the Central Land in Vietnam. Visiting Phu Quy island, visitors can explore many amazing places including Trieu Duong Gulf, Linh Quang Temple, Tranh Island, Trung Island, Linh Son Temple – Cao Cat Mountain. An ideal time for visiting the pretty island is from December to June because the ocean is extremely quiet with crystal blue color.
7. Nam Du Island
Nam Du is an attractive Island in Kien Giang province, a charming land in the South of Vietnam. With a system of 21 small islands, Nam Du island is well-known beautiful beaches and the magic marine world. There are some sublime places visitors cannot miss in this island such as Ngang Islet, Mau Islet, Hai Bo Dap, Cay Men beach. The most suitable time for a visit on Nam Du Island is from December to May.
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