Nam O Reef: – A “rock” paint in the middle of the blue sea

The legend about Nam O Reef
Nam O Reef is a scenic spot near the fishing village in Da Nang – Source: Internet

Nam O Reef in Da Nang is a relatively unspoiled beach. The unique, majestic and mysterious beauty of this landscape is made up of long rocks, stacked on top of each other to reach out to the sea.

Location

Nam O Reef is a scenic spot near the fishing village in Da Nang which is a check-in point with many attractive viewing angles and possesses attractive and rich tourist activities.

The legend about Nam O Reef

Nam O Reef has a length of 300 and is up to 2 hectares wide. The beautiful scenery of this place is made up of large rocks covered with green moss, below is golden sand, above is immense blue sky. However, behind that majestic beauty is a very romantic story.

Legend has it that, once upon a time, a couple was given the responsibility of digging the sea and filling mountains by the Jade Emperor. While moving the rocks, they fell. Since then, Nam O Reef in Da Nang was formed and exists to this day.

Nam O Reef has two main coral reefs, Reefs Ca and Reefs. If Reef has a gentle beauty, then Reef has more thorny rocks. All these interesting things are enough to make this place an ideal stopover in Da Nang.

In Nam O, the landscape is not only blue sky, golden sand, immense sea but also very unique moss-covered rocks
In Nam O, the landscape is not only blue sky, golden sand, immense sea but also very unique moss-covered rocks – Source: Internet

Nam O Reef is only 17km from Da Nang, from the city center. So, with just a motorbike, car or even a taxi, visitors can come here to visit. The specific address of this place is Hoa Hiep Bac ward, Lien Chieu district, Da Nang.

If you take a private car, locate in the city center, you need to go straight on Ton Duc Thang street towards Nguyen Luong Bang. Following the above route, continue to go through Xuan Thieu beach, turn the roadside to the fishing village, continue to come to Nam O Reef.

The distance is close, the road is not difficult to go, this can completely be a destination to visit, check in during the day, combined with many other activities.

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5 most interesting experiences at Nam O tourist area

The legend about Nam O Reef
The legend about Nam O Reef – Source: Internet

Fishing 

Nam O Reef is a tourist destination near the fishing village. Taking advantage of that, there are also a lot of unique activities and experiences here. First of all, fishing activities at sea with fishermen’s boats.

To experience, you need to contact the locals in the fishing village and discuss the service. Usually, you will need to pay for the carrier, fishing gear and bait. The fish you catch is the result you can bring back. This is not a simple experience, but if you bring the finished product home, it will become an unforgettable memory.

Diving deeply see the coral

Over time, Nam O tourism has developed a lot, adding many modern and interesting services for those who like to experience. Including scuba diving to see corals. Going to a beautiful coral reef like Nam O without diving is a waste. The fresh, blue water and eye-catching coral reefs will be a great excursion from the shore to the sea.

Admire the sunrise

Nam O is known as a beautiful landscape in Da Nang, but not because of that, Nam O tourism is easy to get boring. If you take your time or arrange a reasonable trip, you can also watch the beautiful sunrise and sunset over the sea from the cliffs.

Sunrise or sunset on the sea always has its very own beauty. In Nam O, the landscape is not only blue sky, golden sand, immense sea but also very unique moss-covered rocks.

Romantic check-in with nature

5 most interesting experiences at Nam O tourist area
5 most interesting experiences at Nam O tourist area – Source: Internet

Coming to Nam O, checking in with many poetic views, immersing in nature is the first thing that you can experience as soon as you arrive. The famous beauty of Da Nang is also partly reflected in Nam O reef. A peaceful beauty, a bit wild but also rich in romantic poetry.

Visiting Nam O fish sauce craft village

As mentioned above, Nam O reef is near the fishing village. So, you can combine visiting the famous Nam O fish sauce craft village in your trip. This is the village that produces delicious fish sauce from the rich source of fresh fish in Da Nang sea. After visiting, visitors can also buy gifts for their families and acquaintances with delicious – clean – healthy gifts here.

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Some experiences going to Nam O reef in Da Nang

The best time to check-in

Nam O Reef is most beautiful when the rocks are covered with a layer of green moss, the early morning sunlight shines down, especially at low tide, the rapids rise out of the sea. So, to catch all those beautiful photo angles, you need to come here and the period from January to March.

Also around this time, the number of tourists visiting this place will be more than usual. Everyone wants to take a lot of beautiful memories and photos on these rapids.

An attractive tourist destination near Nam O reef

Nam O tourism at present has not been fully exploited. So overnight trips here need to be carefully planned, in terms of accommodation and necessary supplies. Maybe that’s why most people choose a combination day trip.

Near Nam O reef, visitors can choose to visit some famous landmarks in Da Nang such as Con market, Han market, My Khe beach, Da Nang 3D museum, etc. Or visitors can also choose to combine Hoi An tourism with the famous old town, Cua Dai beach, Hoi An market, Hoi An handicraft workshop, etc. When combined with Nam O reef, these tourist attractions will create a complete trip while visiting Hoi An. explore, experience, and discover.

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