Going to Quang Ninh, beside Halong bay that is so famous, you should try to find yourself a pristine island, to enjoy the fresh, separate feeling from everything outside, before the summer of this year end.
Banh Sua Island
Banh Sua island (also known as Ong To Island or Tu Hai Island) is located on Bai Tu Long Bay in Quang Ninh Province. The island not only possesses the sweet name that makes traveler exciting, but also reminds visitors that this piece of land is truly a pristine oasis that makes visitors immersed in the journey of nature.
Banh Sua Island is less than 1 km², the largest of which is about 420 meters and it looks like a small turtle in the middle of the vast sea. Do not own the long sandy beaches with blue water, no star hotel and no noisy atmosphere of the tourists, the beauty of Banh Sua Island will make visitors feel love and peace in the quiet space, and surprise with the simple and fine rooms.
Wander in the island, you will always find interesting things around the oasis in the middle of vast ocean. Somewhere in this lovely island, you will be able to relax in peaceful surroundings, enjoy the clear blue water, swim around the island and dive into the colorful coral reefs.
Co To Island
Co To is located about 3 hours by boat from Cai Rong harbor or 1.5 hours by express train. The island in the last 5 years is a popular destination for young people in the summer holidays with activities at the sea and the night camping. Co To is still unspoiled, the beaches are clear, the sand is smooth, the service has not developed.
To visit and explore Co To island you can spend 1 to 2 days here. Unlike other islands visiting by motorbike or boat, to Co To, you just need to ride a bike.
Places to visit on the island are the Co To Lighthouse, the Van Chai wharf, Hong Van, Bac Van port, Cau My rock reef and do not overlook Co To Con, a small island with no inhabitants near Co To. You should get up early to go to the market, buy seafood such as squid, oyster, … and then bring to the barbecue near the sea. If you are good at cooking and meticulous, you can create your own unique BBQ party on the beach of Co To Island.
Ngoc Vung Island
Ngoc Vung Island (also known as Ngoc Island) is located in Van Don District. The name of the island is derived from the ancient here: there are many rare pearls often emitting light shimmering at night.
Unlike other islands in the sea, the island is full of natural conditions such as eco lakes, plains, small valleys so people can develop agriculture. Apart from Truong Chinh beach, which runs 3 km long, Ngoc Vung island’s main attraction is the green rice field which is close to the harvest. Ngoc Vung Island may not be as famous as Co To Island or Quan Lan, but it is wild and potential to develop tourism with the wide beaches, smooth sand shores, the small straight paths along casuarinas ranges.
Quan Lan Island
Located in Bai Tu Long Bay, Quan Lan Island in Van Don District is a highlight of the romantic landscape with long white sand dunes, lush green forest, beaches not affected by people and the nostalgia of a busy trading port.
Go to Quan Lan, tourists can immerse peacefully with nature with sandy stretches of gentle slope. The most interesting is the fine white sand, which is exploited as a raw material for glass production. Due to being away from the mainland and encircled in Bai Tu Long Bay, Quan Lan Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the North.
Dragon Eye Island
In recent years, Co To, Quan Lan have been popular destinations for exploring, and this year, Dragon Eye Island is becoming a new trend that attracts the curiosity of many young people. Dragon Eye Island with an area of about 30 hectares is also known by the name of Bai Dong island. The island is located in the southern part of Halong Bay, adjacent to the Lan Ha Bay area.
It can be said that the most attractive point of Dragon Eye Island is in the wild, primitive beauty. If you can afford to travel on a seaplane, you will admire the whole Halong Bay from above, you will understand why this island is called Dragon Eye.
The island lies among the majestic mountains. And if you watch the cool blue water of the island you will only want to immerse yourself in a place that seems to be able to see through the bottom. Currently, the types of services on the island are very limited, but perhaps this is also the point that makes people want to move their desire to set foot on Dragon Eye Island.
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