Exploring the Beauty of Nam Du Archipelago in One Day

Situated to the southeast of Phu Quoc Island, Nam Du Archipelago in the southern province of Kien Giang consists of 21 islands and islets.


Vietnam’s southern sea boasts an unexplored gem known as the “miniature Ha Long Bay.” This destination is relatively undiscovered and offers a unique experience.

In recent years, the stunning destination of Nam Du has garnered attention as a captivating and unspoiled haven for adventurous young travelers looking to immerse themselves in the discovery of new and exciting places.

The natural beauty of Hon Ngang, Hon Mau, Hai Bo Dap, and Bai Cay Men has made them increasingly renowned.

Hon Lon, also known as the Big Island, is the largest island in the archipelago. This stunning destination boasts a multitude of breathtaking beaches, including Dat Do, Cay Men, Ngu, and Gieng. These idyllic coastlines are adorned with magnificent coconut trees, some of which have stood tall for over 70-80 years. Experience the serene beauty of Hon Lon and its rich natural wonders.

Visitors can explore the breathtaking beauty of Nam Du archipelago while strolling along the scenic coastal street in Hon Lon. This picturesque location offers an array of fantastic destinations where visitors can soak in the panoramic views of the archipelago.

The 300-meter high lighthouse offers visitors the opportunity to experience the breathtaking beauty of the entire area. Witnessing the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset on this island is a truly unforgettable experience for tourists.

Hon Ngang, also known as the Horizontal Island, is the most prosperous and densely populated island in the archipelago, located approximately 30 minutes away from Hon Lon by boat. The island’s residents primarily engage in fishing and the cultivation of grouper and cobia in cages. Notably, Hon Ngang is home to the largest port in Nam Du, attracting a multitude of fishing boats. Additionally, the island boasts breathtaking coastal scenery, with its picturesque blue sea, towering coconut trees, and striking rugged cliffs adorned with diverse terrains and vibrant colors.

One of the must-do activities in Hon Ngang is renting a boat to explore the seafood cages or indulge in delicious seafood delicacies like squid congee, grilled or stir-fried mussels, grilled garfish, and various local snail dishes. In the evening, visitors can admire the mesmerizing illuminated view of Hon Lon from Hon Ngang.

Hon Mau, located more than 2km southeast of Hon Ngang, is a captivating destination boasting approximately 120 households. This picturesque location offers immense potential for resort tourism, primarily due to its stunning beaches. Each beach is uniquely named after seasonal winds, further enhancing their charm. For instance, Chuong beach presents a mesmerizing long white sand bank that gracefully merges with the deep blue waters. Bac beach boasts beautiful stones adorned with vibrant colors and intricate patterns. Nam beach, known for its tranquil ambiance, features small waves and gentle winds throughout the year, making it an ideal spot for trading and boat anchoring. Lastly, Nom beach showcases delightful lines of coconut trees, providing a striking backdrop. Visitors can indulge in various activities such as swimming in the azure sea, leisurely strolling along the sandy shores, or immersing themselves in the vibrant daily lives of the island’s fishermen. With endless enchantment awaiting, Hon Mau guarantees an unforgettable experience.

Exploring Nam Du Archipelago

When visiting Nam Du Archipelago, visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the daily lives of the local fishermen. The locals are known for their hospitality and always give a warm welcome to visitors.

During the evenings, there are various activities to enjoy such as camping, singing, and listening to captivating stories about life in the archipelago. One can also indulge in the delightful experience of grilling fresh local seafood near the sea.

A three-day, two-night trip is highly recommended for those looking to fully explore and appreciate all that this remarkable destination has to offer.

Explore the Beauty of Nam Du Through Stunning Pictures

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 After a storm, the clouds form gaps for rays of sunlight to pass through. 
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 Local people say this place is the most beautiful rock in Nam Du
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 It seems that nature is embracing and protecting people here. 
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 Humans sometimes don’t appreciate nature. 
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 A beautiful afternoon and visitors are taking pictures with their phone. 
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A good place to take amazing pictures
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 Lonely tree or Nam Du tree is the name that many tourists give to this tree. 
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 People can live in harmony with nature. 
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 Standing in front of the sea, many visitors find their hearts peaceful.
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 From a distance, the islands are like ships surfing the ocean. Photo: Nguoi Lao Dong