Vietnam Travel Guide

Lan Ha Bay

Lan Ha Bay – be forgotten paradise

Located to the south of Halong Bay and the east of Cat Ba Island,  Lan Ha Bay belong Hai Phong province with covers an area of more than 7,000 ha, is outstanding with gorgeous beauty of more than 400 islands with particular shapes, plentiful animals and plants populations, 139 beautiful islets, small and pristine sandy beaches. Lan Ha Bay was appreciated the most beautiful of Vietnam. Starting Autumn, Lan Ha Bay was covered by slight sunshine and wind, you will be lying on the white sandy beach, swim and enjoy the fresh atmosphere, feeling relax, comfortable, satisfied.

Lan Ha Bay

Lan Ha Bay

Lan Ha Bay has become an indispensable destination for unspoiled and magnificent natural beauty. You will forget all the stresses, tired of busy life.  You will be charmed by the beautiful of scenery, a breath of ocean breeze.

The great period to visit Lan Ha Bay

You can visit Lan Ha Bay at any time of year. However, domestic tourists always visit bay from April to October and International tourists always come from November to March of next year.

How will you come to Lan Ha Bay

From center of Cat Bà island, you go to Ben Beo, buy a ticket, rent a boat then start your adventure

The interested destination in Lan Ha Bay

Located at beside of Ha Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay has a unique beautiful. Lan Ha Bay included wonderful destinations as Luon cave, Nam Cat island, Monkey island, Van Boi Beach, Turtle islets, Chuong islets

Luon cave

Luon cave located on Bo Hon island, in front of the cave, is Turtle island, on the right of the cave is Heaven Gate. It’s escarpment, blue and calm water as a mirror. So Luon cave always attracts travelers by unique shapes and natural beautiful

luon cave

Luon cave

Nam Cat island

From Ben Beo to Nam Cat island about 15 minutes. Nam Cat island attract travelers by natural shapes, was enclose by fascinating of mountain and sea. It is an amazing beauty, guest always gets a peaceful at this place.

About accommodate, you will stay in 3 house on stilts by wooden and 6 motels by small bamboo. You will adapt to nature and ocean air. In addition, the services were provided, are seaside resort, kayak, fishing, diving, having sunbath or have a picnic lunch on the beach, teambuilding….

Monkey island resort

To going to Đao Khi ( Monkey island ), you go through Cai Beo fishing village and small islands, it’s about 10 minutes by wooden boat. Calling is Monkey island because in the island have over 20 monkeys from Cat Ba national park. The monkeys very friendly, playful, smart…always play with travelers and eat fruit from travelers. Monkey island has another name – Cat Dua island because the island has pineapple but can’t eat.

monkey island resortMonkey island resort

Van Boi seaside resort

This is a destination was the most choice. Silence wave, cool blue water, a nice landscape are the impression. Guests play kayak, swim and walk on the sandy. It’s can’t forget vacation.

Monkey island

Van Boi seaside resort

Rua island

There is a small island in Lan Ha Bay with turtle shape was swimming

Rua island 1

Rua island

Chuong island

Chuong island has some names as But island, Nen island, Bap Chuoi island. Located on the way from Cat Ba to Cua Van fishing village

Lan Ha Bay 3

Chuong island

Activities on Lan Ha Bay:

  • Kayaking: what is a kayaking paradise!
  • It is the paradise for those tourists want to kayak in blue and peaceful water to discover the wild nature of Cat Ba islands. Some popular places for kayaking here are Cai Beo floating village, Van Boi center, Ba Trai Dao area or Monkey Island area…
  • Swimming: There are many small seaside resorts in Lan Ha bay as Monkey island, Van Boi Con Island. Those are beautiful beach for you to come to swim
  • Rock climbing: Cat Ba has an international Rock climbing center
  • Visit Viet Hai fishing village: Viet Hai fishing village belong Cat Ba National park.
  • Visit floating village: you can come to visit Cai Beo floating village and you will know about specific characteristics in Bay.
  • Play and stay at a private beach: You can attending activities like kayaking, swimming, playing beach volleyball, beach football…and stay overnight on the beach with private bungalow




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