If you are exhaust and stressful with busy working days or you want to find something new to your life, Quan Lan Island will be the best choice for you. Being a beautiful island in many islands of Bai Tu Long gulf, Quan Lan is a famous destination of both domestic and foreign tourists which is famous for the wild beauty with wonderful natural scenes, fresh air, peaceful atmosphere as well as large space. Quan Lan place is a truly place for relaxing and discovering.
There are two main paths to travel to Quan Lan: Hanoi – Halong – Quan Lan or Hanoi – Cai Rong – Quan Lan; but the second path is preferred due to its convenience that you can either travel by motorbike or travel by coach to Cai Rong port, then you travel by boat to go to Quan Lan Island. Since 11th century, Quan Lan had been a big commercial port, a rich land with many shuttled boats and ships. Moreover, Quan Lan is favored with many factors to become a famous scenic beauty and it is a cultural place where many historical values seem to be intact. Indeed, on the island there are many old structures like pagodas; temples … which are still exist. The noticeable thing is that they are all ancient structures built in 18th century and strongly influenced by the architecture style of the early Nguyen Empire. The highlights of the architecture are not only showed in sophisticated outlined sculptures but also the materials of the structures. The structures are made from Man Lai trees – a kind of plant lives on high cliffs and surrounded by rocks.
Quan Lan beach with clear seawater
Quan Lan is considered as the most beautiful beach in the North of Vietnam with fine and tiny sands spread in the crescent shape and embraced by casuarina groves in the wind. There are 3 beaches in Quan Lan Island: Son Hao beach, Minh Chau beach and Quan Lan beach; they are all clean and wonderful for bathing. However, for adventurous people, Son Hao beach is recommended with big waves. Sure that it will make you feel like taking part in a race when you try surfing on the high waves and strong wind. On the contrary, Minh Chau beach will bring you peaceful feelings with small waves ripple, white sand dunes are colored by the purple of Beach Morning Glory. Quan Lan beach is also an ideal place to relax with crescent beach shape and green casuarinas trees. The wind blew from the sea brings fresh air to the beach with endless sandy beach will help you forget all depressions. Large sandy beach seem to be much more twinkle in the yellow sunshine and it is a great idea to lie on the beach to sunbath and listen to the sound of rippled wave, the wind appears to whisper to your ears a gentle melody and you easily come to a sleep.
Spectacular at Quan Lan
In the evening, there is nothing greater than cycling with friends to go around the island to see the villages and people here; you can learn more about the life in a small island with peaceful atmosphere and gentle human. Night comes and it is the time to sit front of the beach to welcome cool wind and having meals with many tasty seafood; it is very interesting to have meal and enjoy the wonderful night sea picture simultaneously.
It can be said that Quan Lan Island has long been an regular destination for many people. They come there not only to travel but also to relax and change; maybe the pristine beauty and the peaceful air of the island is the magical medicine for anyone to release stresses. And many it is the Nature is the place where people can nourish their soul peacefully.