Come to Halong - the famous wonder in the world, it is not difficult to find a beautiful Halong bay beach. Do not forget the most famous pristine and unspoilt island - Ngoc Vung - is one of the offshore beaches. It is located about 34 km southeast of tourist boat wharf, Ngoc Vung beach has clear waters throughout a year. Moreover, you can discover many natural beauties here.
The stunning beach
With 3-km sandy stretch sparkles when sun is shining, you can go for a walk as well as swimming and sightseeing. It is called Gem island – is a pretty site and sitting between Phuong Hoang island and Net Islet. In the east of island, there are several kilometers of purely white sand-bank. To the south of this island, you can see the beach with 3km white sand bank
How to get there
You have only some choices when visiting here. Taking about over 2 hour’s boat drive from Cai Rong Wharf in Van Don District and arriving at Cong Yen Wharf in Ngoc Vung Island. You can book boat tickets with a price at 50.000 VND/turn to visit Ngoc Vung Island everyday with the good weather.
In this island, you can rent bicycles to travel around.
Best time to visit Ngoc Vung Island
Ngoc Vung is beautiful around a year, but you should not travel it in Sep and Oct because it is storming season in Vietnam.
Prepare discover Ngoc Vung Island
On the other hand, if you plan overnight on the beach, you can prepare a lot of necessary things:
- Sleeping bags
- Wood and fire
Besides, you make sure that your basics will be prepared like light weight clothing that can be layered because it can be cool at night, shirts, and your comfortable walking shoes.
Activities on Ngoc Vung Island
There are many activities here like go sightseeing, kayak, take sunbath… Especially, you can play with local kids; they are very kindly and pretty as well as enjoy catching “Gong Gio” – a small kind of crabs on the beach. It is so fun and gets memorable moments.
Visit another attraction in Ngoc Vung Island. It is Cong Do fishing village. To visit this village, you will row a kayak. You can see stunning landscapes here, touch the water, and say “hi” if meet a local people. You will be welcomed by hospitable villagers, drink some kind of water and visit their house as well as fishing tools, many kinds of seafood.
Moreover, in the late afternoon, you can have some night activities. Prepare evening meal, have BBQ party and drink local wine with your friend and family. Do not forget buy seafood when local ships come back land after their working day on the beach. It is so fresh and delicious and you have many choices; of course with a cheap price. Late night, you can hold camp-fire, sing and dance…and sleep on the white sand bank.
Ngoc Vung will give you and your close relatives unforgettable moments when travel it.