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Phu Quy Island (Binh Thuan), Nhon Ly fishing village (Binh Dinh) or Quan Lan Island (Quang Ninh) are among the most beautiful and gorgeous sea islands to visit this summer.

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1. Phu Quy Island (Binh Thuan)

If you are a travel lover and beach enthusiastic, Phu Quy island will be the perfect tourist destination for you to see this summer. This place is not just famous for its wilderness but also for poetic beauty. Even though this island is not crowded and the tourism service is still underdeveloped, Phu Quy island still attracts many visitors coming and admiring the natural scenery that will steal your heart.

Photo: Vietnam Coracle
Photo: Vietnam Coracle

In recent years, Phu Quy island has become a more popular destination on the travel list. Covering a total area of around 17.8 s.q.km in the south-central province of Binh Thuan, the island is 56 nautical miles from the center of Phan Thiet city.

The national flag pole on Phu Quoc island is one of the seven of its kind, which was installed on seven outpost islands. Other national flag poles included Tran Island (Quang Ninh province), Bach Long Vi Island (Hai Phong province), Hon La Island (Quang Binh province), Cu Lao Xanh (Binh Dinh province), Con Son Island (Ba Ria – Vung Tau) and Tho Chu Island (Kien Giang province). Work on the Phu Quy Island national flag pole started in June 2015 with a total area of 200 s.q.m. It is an ideal place to admire the sunrise on the island.

Photo: Vietnam Coracle
Photo: Vietnam Coracle

The island is locally known as Cu Lao Thu (Mackerel island) as its shape looks like a mackerel. It was named Poulo – Cecir-de-Terre under French domination and Phu Quy under the reign of Emperor Thieu Tri, who ruled Vietnam from 1841 to 1847. In the past, it took visitors six hours to travel by boat from the mainland to the island. But now the travel time has been shortened to 2.5 hours thanks to the launch of speedboats, making Phu Quy more popular among visitors.

Some beautiful living places that you should not miss are Small Beach – Ganh Hang, Hon Tranh – Vung Phat, Banh Xe Lake… The seawater here is so clear that you can see the bottom.

Photo: Vietnam Discovery Travel
Photo: Vietnam Discovery Travel

You can snorkel around the area to see the corals, relax in the beautiful infinity “pool”, etc. Vacationers can taste fresh seafood such as sea urchins, king crabs, lobster, and snails.

2. Nhon Ly fishing village (Binh Dinh)

If you love a place where you can experience the dreamy, magical scenery, Nhon Ly fishing village is the most loved destination this summer. During your trip to Binh Dinh, after you have been through the majestic places such as Ky Co, Eo Gio pass, etc, Nhon Ly village will open its arms to welcome you with a peaceful atmosphere and friendly local people.

Located on the Phuong Mai Peninsula in Binh Dinh Province, the long-lasting Nhon Ly fishing village is very inviting to domestic and foreign visitors thanks to its picturesque beauty.

Photo: Quy Nhon Tourist
Photo: Quy Nhon Tourist

The villagers depend directly on fishing activities for their livelihood. All of the village’s men go offshore fishing and their wives help their husbands to take their seafood catches to local markets for sale.

The most impressive sights are the confetti and the beautiful flower pots that are planted in front of each house. Many people compare Nhon Ly to the colorful village in Busan (Korea). Moreover, the fishing village also has a lot of fresh seafood dishes for you to enjoy.

3. Vinh Hy Bay (Ninh Thuan)

One of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam you can visit is Vinh Hy Bay (Ninh Thuan). Just like Phu Quy island, the place possesses a pristine, mesmerizing view with white sand and crystal clear water.

Coming to Vinh Hy, tourists can visit the most exciting experience such as surfing, discovering the underworld of the sea, scuba diving, riding a motorbike around the bay, etc.

Photo: VTC News
Photo: VTC News

The bay also has an extremely rich and diverse ecosystem. You will be surprised by the coral system here with more than 300 different species. The best time of Vinh Hy Bay is from May to August.

4. Quan Lan Island (Quang Ninh)

Quan Lan island is one of the outlying islands in the Halong bay region. It is truly a great place for those who want to immerse in nature and escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. As it is a less touristy destination, visitors have a chance to peacefully enjoy their vacation.

Photo: vivu
Photo: vivu

Quan Lan is a small island located on dreaming Bai Tu Long Bay. Wonderful land with generous nature brings numerous advantages to this beautiful island. It is not only well known for breathtaking natural scenery but also for historical and long-standing cultural values. Covering a total area of almost 11 square km, the island extends from the foot of the Van Don mountain range and stretches to Got mountain. Looking from afar, it looks like a bulwark that prevents huge waves and protects the locals on the island. Visitors coming to the island will surely be fascinated by white sand beaches, blue clear waters, and captivating nature.

Charlotte Pho