Vietnam has a coastline of 3,260 km and thousands of islands. Some are really famous not only in Vietnam but also around the world, others are still hidden gems that need discovering. For nature lovers, you have to visit one of these top 8 paradise islands at least once whenever you have an opportunity to come to Vietnam.
Phu Quoc Islands
Located in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc – the largest island of Vietnam – is considered as one of the most must-see destinations not only in Vietnam but also all over the world. The island has many beaches with the primitive beauty such as Sao Beach and Long Beach. Moreover, its specialties are very abundant with the variety of different seafood.
Con Dao Islands
Listed in top islands in Southern Vietnam, Con Dao is truly a charming destination. It boasts a pristine beauty with white beaches spreading for miles enfolded by the crystal clear ocean and long lines of coconut trees, which create a green paradise. Coming to Con Dao, tourists can not only admire the beauty of nature but also visit many places such as Con Dao National Park and Con Dao Museum.
Ly Son Islands
A part of Ly Son Islands
Situated in Quang Ngai Province, Ly Son Islands, which have been formed through volcanic activity, attracts a lot of tourists recently as it is famous for the wonderful land where mountains and the seas seem to merge. Besides enjoying the emerald-water beaches, you should not miss visiting some highlight places on this island such as To Vo gate, Hang pagoda, and Thoi Loi peak. Additionally, the specialty of Ly Son is quite different from others island, it is garlic.
Binh Ba Islands
Binh Ba is in Khanh Hoa Province, it is a new destination on the tourist map. Known as one of the attractions welcoming the earliest dawn in Vietnam, the islands enchant both domestic and foreign visitors for its wild beauty. With a variety of well-preserved corals, low sea level, and clean water, this is an ideal place to dive and see the coral reefs as well as colorful fishes. Also, tourists can get on the top of the radar station to have the amazing view of Binh Ba Islands.
Nam Du Islands
Nam Du is located in Kien Giang province. This mountainous island archipelago is widely considered as one of Vietnam's best natural wonders thanks to clear blue water, shady coconut trees on the sandy shores. Coming to Nam Du, tourists shouldn't miss visiting the Nam Du lighthouse, the highest point of the islands. From the top of the lighthouse, you can not only see the beautiful view but also enjoy the moment of poetic dawn or sunset.
Co To Islands
A part of Co To Islands
Co To is an archipelago located in the Gulf of Tonkin. It attracts thousands of tourists coming to explore the wild nature and beaches with clear water reflecting the mountains and islands. Coming to Co To, tourist can have a chance to sightsee many highlights here such as natural forests, lighthouses, parks and memorial statues of President Ho Chi Minh.
Cat Ba Islands
Cat Ba belongs to Haiphong city. It is composed of 367 islands and nearly half of its area is covered by Cat Ba National Park, which is the home to a variety of endangered species. Cat Ba Island’s climate is cool (the average temperature is 25 Celsius degree), fresh and suitable for tourism. With many beautiful beaches and pristine forests, this island is not only an amazing relaxing spot but also an ideal adventurous place for exploration enthusiasts.
Ba Lua Islands
A part of Ba Lua Islands
Kien Giang province is where Ba Lua Islands situated on. The islands are surrounded by blue and beaches all year round. Moreover, its water is so clear that tourists can see fishes and some sea creatures swimming. There are a number of rare medicinal plants and animals on Ba Lua, which creates biological diversity. The peaceful atmosphere here is an ideal space for people to enjoy their holidays.
Vietnam islands are so beautiful that quickly attract a large number of visitors, both domestic and foreign ones. It will be definitely an amazing and unforgettable experience when spending your holidays on these islands.