On many public and special occasions, Don’t forget to relax with 7 beaches which is closed to Ho Chi Minh City
1. Thạnh An island, Cần Giờ city
Is about 50 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City and 8 kilometers from Can Gio. There are about 5.000 people living here and doing for living with fishing and making salt.
When you come here, you will be an islander like others, enjoy the peaceful life here and listen to a truly different beat of Sai Gon.
You can also go sightseeing the scenic landscape. The people are kind and honest, especially the food is fresh and cheap.
2. Phuoc Hai Beach, Vung Tau City:
Unlike other familiar beaches you know when you visit Vung Tau, now you have an additional new choice – Phuoc Hai Beach where the bathing-places is still wild with an endless coastal white sand, vast atmosphere, clean clear blue water.
It is about 16 kilometers from Vung Tau City. There is a large bathing-place with the gentle cliff and the lapping of the wave
Observing limpid waters flow through this beach, it is one of the oldest fishing village in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province.
3. Thieng Lieng Island, Can Gio:
Although it belongs to HCMC, it is a place which brings us the rare peaceful time separating from the urban bustling lifestyle.
The scenes here are mainly river banks, a maze of canal and the evergreen forests. The main transportation is by bicycle and on foot. The atmosphere is spotless, fresh and no smoke like in other cities. Besides, tourists visiting here will have a chance to learn about salt-making work and see many landless salt fields.
People still preserve the traditional method of making salt like using the roll and water spinning wheel.
4. Hon Cau, Binh Thuan: (The Cau Islands)
It is situated in Phuoc The commune, Tuy Phong district, Binh Thuan Province, about 110 kilometres from Phan Thiet City. Hon Cau is a suitable place for those loving the nature, adventurous trip and desiring to explore.
The reason why tourists rarely know about this place is fewer services
and transportation; however, once you reach there, you can’t stand sightseeing the clear water here.
Mr.Tu Food stall is the only one place which serves the hungry, costs 120.000 dong per person with 4 main courses. There are some other services such as seafood, fresh water bath, rental camp.
5. Long Son Island, Vung Tau:
About 100 kilometers from Sai Gon, it is a communal island of Vung Tau City, is an interesting ecological tourism destination.
Long Son island is famous for the qualified mussel, preserving many natural beauties, the hospitable people.
After the hard-working, stressful and busy days, if you want to find a unique place to rest and relax, Long Son is a real destination.
6. Tan Thanh Beach, Tien Giang:
It belongs to Go Cong Commune, is about 50 kilometres from My Tho City, is suitable for the short-day adventures.
Tan Thanh is one of the most beautiful black sand beaches in Viet Nam. You can collect the clams and portulaca king-crabs.