Located between Net Islet and Phuong Hoang Island, Ngoc Vung Island is a nice island of Van Don District, compared with a strip of silk among the sea. With the population of more than 1000 residences and advantageous natural conditions, Ngoc Vung is a peaceful island among the ocean. Despite being a small island with the humility of area, Ngoc Vung is also attractive to tourists by its simplicity.
Especially, this land is famous for a variety of seafood. According to an ancient legend, in the past, this island was a habitat of many types of precious pearls that makes sky sparkling; because of this legend, the island was named Ngoc Vung, also referred as to Pearl Island. Ngoc Vung Island is a famous destination for its historical depth with a lot of ancient relics including Van Don Port, Mac Dynasty Citadel; especially this land is associated with the war against America of the Vietnamese people. You can also visit some other historical relics such as Ho Chi Minh President Memorial on the island, Flag Tower, etc. Ngoc Vung Beach with 3 km of sandbanks in the south of the island, Ngoc Vung is an ideal destination to swim and sightsee the landscapes; particularly, you can take a general view of Co To Island from Mat Rong Peak. An interesting experience when coming to Ngoc Vung Island; in particular Ngoc Vung Beach is to enjoy an amazing night on the seashore. You can mix yourself with the cheerful atmosphere here with some exciting activities such as participating games, enjoying special food on the beach, camping, staying overnight here and sightseeing the sunrise on the next early morning. Coming here, tourists can stay in the local home. “Homestay” is really an interesting choice for you because people here are friendly and rustic. Or you can get new experiences such as visiting fish villages along the beach, hiring bikes and riding around the island, going fishing or enjoying food made by local people. Considered a highlight in Quang Ninh Tourism, Ngoc Vung Island now is increasingly attracting a lot of tourists coming here to experience and explore. Fresh beach, long white sandbanks and peaceful atmosphere are impressive features of this island. If you are finding a place to refresh yourself and enjoy smooth and simple life, try to get Ngoc Vung Island.