Vietnam island travel guide – What to explore?

If you are looking for an incredible destination for your upcoming summer holidays, one of these pristine beaches will definitely satisfy you and your beloved ones. With over 3,000km of coastline, thousands of lovely islands, and comfortable climate, Vietnam is one of the most appealing tourist destinations, especially for those loving beaches and islands. Now, let’s have a look at Vietnam island travel guide before choosing.

Ly Son island

Exploring the less touristy islands has been a new trend so hurry up to keep up with the trend by visiting Ly Son.

Known as an attractive and pristine island, Ly Son is suitable for those loving to conquer and explore new lands. A lot of exciting activities are waiting for you such as admiring the sunrise on the silver waves on top of Thoi Loi, witnessing the destitute of planting garlic from the white sand, taking sunset photos at To Vo Gate or enjoying “goi toi” – garlic salad.

Ly Son Island

Ly Son Island

Also, tourists can discover Ly Son’s amazing cuisine, the charm of temples deep in the mountains, the renowned wind graves, and especially the hospitability of the locals. In addition, the breathtaking natural beauty of the landscapes and the sea will certainly make visitors feel attached, peaceful and want to back to Ly Son.

Con Dao Island

If you wish to get a deeper understanding of the history of Vietnam, about the heroic days of its people, Con Dao will be a great choice. The wild stunning beauty together with white waves pounding the shore, blue sea, the blue sky and the green heaven of coconuts will surprise all tourists. 

Con Dao

Con Dao Island

Also, there are many different activities that visitors can take part in such as trekking up Rada Peak, diving to admire coral reefs in Ong Dung Beach, or embarking on a boat to Bay Canh Islet to see sea turtles and play with dolphins as well as visiting Bai Nhat Beach.

Cat Ba island

Another island for summer vacation in Vietnam is Cat Ba island. Nevertheless, being under the tropical weather of North Vietnam, the best time to visit Cat Ba is from April to October as it is warm and suitable for water activities like swimming, kayaking, diving or taking a boat to the sea. If you want to explore more stunning views, you had better hire a boat to visit Lan Ha Bay and swim at the sandy beaches in the bay or be deep in the clear sea water.

Cat Ba Island

Cat Ba island

Also, Cat Ba island is a great choice for adventurous travelers when they can explore pristine forests to relax and be deep in nature.

What about cuisine? Wow, just “amazing” – it is the heaven of seafood like “sam”, snout, lobster, snapper, squid, and many more. They are all fresh. According to the local travel guides, you can easily find good seafood restaurants in the area of Cat Ba Market.

Phu Quoc island

Speaking of top beautiful islands in Vietnam, it would be such a big mistake to forget Phu Quoc. It is no surprise when people consider it as the paradise with the fresh air, peaceful atmosphere as well as cool breeze far from the hustles of the city life. The crystal-clear sea, white sand, stunning sunshine and green heaven of coconut trees will give visitors poetic and romantic moments.

With some characteristics of the tropical island, Phu Quoc’s cuisine will definitely impress everyone. Sea urchins cocktail, tuna soup cake, grilled herring with lemon, boiled crab with lemon-pepper-salt sauce, crab bologna or barely grilled grouper and many more amazing dishes are waiting for us to enjoy.

Phu Quoc island

Phu Quoc island

With the pristine beauty – “untouched” and romantic beaches, emerald green sea and white smooth sand, Phu Quoc is regarded as a precious gem and Maldives of Vietnam.

Do not forget to visit Sao beach – the most beautiful beach of Phu Quoc as well as admire the stunning dawn in Dinh Cau and be deep into the romantic sunset in Ham Ninh.

These above are top 4 must-see islands in Vietnam that vietnamislands has listed . Whether you wish to relax after the bustle and hustle of modern life, to entertain and join exciting water activities, to explore new lands, new cultures or just simply to spend time with your beloved ones, let’s come and enjoy it.

Author: Laclac


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