Top 10 most beautiful Islands in Vietnam

Top 10 most beautiful Islands In Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the beautiful countries in South East Asia which has lots of paradise islands. Some Islands are very well-known like Phu Quoc, Vung Tau, Co To, Cat Ba… but others are still pristine that need to be discovered For those who love nature, below is the list of top 10 paradise islands that you have to visit before you die!!!


1. Phu Quoc Island

Talking about which are the most beautiful islands in Vietnam, Phu Quoc island is the one that you should not miss when traveling to the South of Vietnam. In this beautiful island, you will enjoy the fresh air, spacious peaceful cool atmosphere which is far from the hustles of daily life. The crystal- clear sea, white sand, and coconut trees will always give you the greatest experiences and unforgettable memory.

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2. Nam Du Island

Nam Du island (in Kien Giang province – South of Vietnam) promises to be an extremely “hot” destination in this summer because of its clear blue water, shady coconut trees on the shores. Especially, if you go from Saigon, the cost for the whole trip only reaches 2 million VND (100 USD)

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Waking up a little earlier to hire a “XE OM” (motorbike driver – a kind of taxi but on motorbike) for 80,000VND/person and make a trip to the lighthouse. From there, you can have a nice view to enjoy the full paradise beauty of Nam Du Island, discover new angles and capture the most stunning pictures of your Kien Giang discovery voyage.

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3. Con Dao

It is about 179 km far from Vung Tau to Con Dao, 230 km from Ho Chi Minh City and 165 km from Can Tho Province. The island has a pristine beauty with white sand beaches, surrounding mountains, which creates a peaceful scenery. Here you will have the chance to get rid of the stress of your work and the long way travel as well.

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the pristine seashore in Con Dao

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4. Binh Ba Island

In the recent years, when it comes to domestic tourism, Binh Ba Island has been a very hot destination for traveler, not only for the landscape here but also the local cuisine which has captivated the hearts of almost travelers.

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There are many beaches in Binh Ba island about 7 beaches but there is only 3 ones that you can reach by motorbike: Nom Beach – a very wide sandy beach and reefs can sometime be found there and other beaches like Chuong Beach and Nha Cu Beach. Nom Beach is . Most of locals and tourists swim here because of the very clean sea. Chuong Beach is located about 30 minutes walking from the dock. It is the only beach on the island with a nice view to see sunset. Nha Cu Beach has many urchins so be careful when swimming because your legs can be stabbed. Anyway, this beach is really great in terms of the cleanliness of the water.

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Not only the blue sea, white sand and romantic scenery, Binh Ba island also attracts foodies by very distinctive local cuisines. You should not forget to visit Binh Ba market in the morning where you can find the best vermicelli noodles (BÚN), pancake, little pancake..All of them are so incredible at an affordable price.

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5. Binh Hung Island

Located near the Binh Ba Island, Binh Hung Island is quite popular among backpackers. It takes only 5 minutes from the wharf to the island so there are always running boats. Binh Hung has not been developed for tourism so it is pretty pristine.

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The main features of Binh Hung island are Hon Chut lighthouse, Stone Eggs Beach and other services for tourists like Binh Ba’s. In addition, there is also a very nice beach with crystal – clear water and white sand will make those who come here impressed, its name is Kinh Beach.

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Nuoc Ngot Beach is another place to go. It got the name as there a fresh water stream flowing inside, the outer is the sea.

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This beach is well-known for its white sand beaches and crystal-clear blue water. The place has not been discovered for tourism so it still retains many wild features.

6. Hang Rai

Hang Rai is located  in the south of Vinh Hy Bay. This cave is about 35km from Phan Rang. Hang Rai is the region including coral reefs, sea caves. Hang Rai has an unspoiled beauty that will make visitors astonished.

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Who has had the opportunity to set foot in this beautiful place will probably have unforgettable moments. Hang Rai is like a sleeping princess sleeping in the jungle waiting for the prince to wake her up, Hang Rai is located on the mountainside and the immense sea giving tourists a great wonder.

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Hang Rai brings travelers great feeling of being lost in the fairy land with a perfect beauty. The layers of many shaped stones have created a lot of large and small magnificent caves. Hang Rai beach along with water color changed according to the sun, which is a great chance for those who love natural beauty.

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7. Ly Son Island

Referring to Ly Son island district, I would think of a paradise in the human world because of the crystal-clear beaches, the continuously white waves as well as flicker lighthouse’s flashes. Natural scenery is so pristine but has a marvelous attraction.

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Watching sunrise on the top of Thoi Loi mount, taking sunset photos at To Vo Gate or enjoy “Goi Toi”… are the most unforgettable experiences which are hardly missed by tourists to Ly Son. This place is one of the most impressive tourist attractions of Quang Ngai Province.

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8. Cu Lao Cham

Cham island (Cu Lao Cham) is about 15km from Cua Dai beach, Hoi An. Cu Lao Cham consisting of 8 different islands, this island is gradually getting the hearts of many tourists thanks to the peacefully pristine paradise-like beauty. Just about 15 minutes moving by the canoe from Cua Dai, Hoian you will be able to see the charming island on the front sight.

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The most amazing thing to do here is to “pack breathing tube up and dive” with your group of friends in order to explore the blue ocean. And, you should not miss the opportunity of riding a bike on the roads winding through sand dunes and the coastal fishing villages. Discovering and experiencing jungle picnic amid the greenery will bring you unforgettable moments

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9. Cat Ba Island

Cat Ba Island has 367 islands including Cat Ba – the main Island to the south of Ha Long Bay, off the coast of Hai Phong city. Cat Ba Island’s climate is pretty cool, wit fresh air and suitable for resort tourism. Most visitors come to Cat Ba to enjoy fresh air as well as swimming. In which, Cat Co 1 island and Cat Co 2 island are the two spacious beaches with flat sands so that it’s the most favorite place to most travelers. If you want to explore more, let’s hire a boat to visit Lan Ha Bay.

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Cat Ba is well-known for its fresh seafood like: “Sam”, Snout, Lobster, Snapper, Squid,.. You can enjoy those local cuisine at some restaurants in the area of Cat Ba Market. The price there is clearly marked on the board.

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10. Co To Island

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