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Nha Trang guide: Top 8 most popular tourist islands in Nha Trang


Coming to Nha Trang without visiting a few islands is flawed, here are the islands that attract all tourists when they first set foot on the island.

Diep Son island

Diep Son island
Diep Son island – Source: Internet

Diep Son Island consists of 3 small islands, located in the area of Van Phong Bay. After about an hour of floating on the water, the stunning Diep Son Islands will gradually appear in front of your eyes, cutting clear images on the horizon. The trip to explore the island begins in Van Gia town.

The most special thing about Diep Son is the journey to conquer the extremely unique and interesting underwater road nearly 700m long, connecting Diep Son island with the big Diep Son island. The road is curved, about 1m wide, and located less than half a meter below the blue sea surface.

Walking on this road brings a feeling of great enjoyment, intermingled with nervousness and a little fear when you have to walk in the middle of the ocean. You can enjoy watching the small flocks of fish swimming on both sides and suddenly see the flocks of fish jumping out of the water as they wave their hands to the passing boat.

Hon Yen Island/Hon Noi Island

From Cau Da port, it will take you more than an hour by boat to reach Hon Noi – a bird’s nest island in Nha Trang city. It has the only double beach in Vietnam with fine white sand, you also see the blue sea in one color even standing at any spot on the land.

In particular, this double beach also has a hot water side, a cold water side created by the flow, making many visitors once come, they can not forget.

To get to Yen Island, you need to go to Cau Da Port, Nha Trang then buy a boat ticket. Because the island is under the tourism management of Khanh Hoa Bird’s Nest Company, it is mandatory to buy a ticket without being able to go through the island on your own.

Visitors can only visit during the day, for 350,000 VND/person, including breakfast, bird’s nest juice, pastries, lunch and light fruits in the afternoon.

Whale Island/Ong Island

Whale Island
Whale Island – Source: Internet

For quiet travelers, Ong Island is a great island. Because he is very different from other tourist islands in that there are no residents. The only resort on the island is Whale Island Resort and the services on the island are provided by this resort. The island is very quiet, and the pristine nature of the island is a beauty that you can hardly find elsewhere.

Hon Ong is only suitable for those who love the sea and like to explore the wild, deserted, and peaceful natural places, want to temporarily stay away from the bustle of urban life, or newlyweds who want to enjoy a sweet honeymoon together.

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Hon Mun island

Mun Island spans a total of 160 km2, of which 122 km2 is made up of water and 38 km2 of islets. Living and breeding took place in Hon Mun’s black granite caves. Additionally, this area has a very rich and varied marine ecosystem. According to statistics, Hon Mun has up to 1.500 species of corals and marine life.

10 km from Cau Da port, you take about 45 minutes by train to reach Mun Island. It is called Mun Island because the southeast of the island has high rocky snouts, rugged cliffs, forming caves, especially the rocks here are black like ebony, very rare in other places.

To go to Mun Island, you should rent a tour of 4 islands that are very popular in Nha Trang, you can ask the hotel to book a tour.

Hon Tam island

Hon Tam island
Hon Tam island – Source: Internet

The island has an area of about 110 ha, 7 km to the southeast of Nha Trang city. From Hon Tam island, visitors can see both Nha Trang City in the north and Cam Ranh peninsula in the south.

On the island, you will be immersed in the beautiful beach. Moreover, you can also explore the sea by glass bottom boat as well as scuba diving to see the magical corals under the sea.

Hon Tre island

Hon Tre Island is one of the largest islands in Nha Trang and is also home to many entertainment areas, resorts & spas such as Vinpearl Land, Con Se Tre tourist area, Hon Tre cultural park, Soi Soi Beach eco-tourism area, Vinpearl Villa and golf course, Bai Bai luxury resort… Therefore, Hon Tre is very suitable for tourists who love the excitement and come here to relax.

Currently, on the island, there is also a cable car crossing connecting to Nha Trang’s Cau Da port, making it more convenient for visitors to move between tourist attractions in Nha Trang.

Binh Hung island

Binh Hung island
Binh Hung island – Source: Internet

Ty Island or Chut Island are other names for Binh Hung Island. The blue watercolor in the white sand will draw your attention as soon as you step foot on the island. The beach here is not as long and wide as in Mui Ne or Nha Trang but always clean and clear.

The level of the sea is not deep, so gentle so you can wade out a few dozen meters, the water at your chest, you see coral right under your feet. Especially, on the beaches are rocks with many shapes, designs and colors that are very lively.

The people on the island live mainly by fishing, especially lobster farming, if you want to enjoy the freshest lobster, Binh Hung is the first choice. The houses on the island are often located close together and face the sea, another impressive thing is that the roads around the island are very clean.

To get to Binh Hung Island, you will admire the stunning beaches such as Binh Tien beach, Nuoc Ngam beach, and Banana Beach, Kinh beach is also the pier to Binh Hung, from here, you take a boat to the island takes about 10 minutes and just have to pay 10/000 VND/ person.

Binh Ba island – lobster barn of Nha Trang

Binh Ba island
Binh Ba island – Source: Internet

Since Binh Ba Island is only 15 kilometers from Cam Ranh Port, visiting it throughout the year is not challenging. Travel and food expenses are very cheap. All you need to do is enjoy the clear beaches in Binh Ba with a belly full of seafood that just a cheap wallet is enough.

Binh Ba island is famous for Bai Chanh, Bai Nam and Old House Beach, where you can drop yourself watching the sunrise or enjoy diving to see corals, and fishing.

Binh Ba island’s specialty has price lobster sold at the original and many ways to properly prepare fishermen. Because Binh Ba island has been exploited only a few years ago, the price of services is still quite cheap. But the bad news is foreign tourists still not to be allowed to visit the island due to some border rights issues but Vietnamese tourists can still travel here comfortably.

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