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Tra Co – Vietnam’s most romantic beach

18 Feb

Tra Co Beach is widely known as the first beach on the country’s map, the longest beach (17km) in the country, and Vietnam’s most pristine and romantic beach.

Tra Co is one of the most beautiful beaches in Viet Nam. Located in Quang Ninh province, next to Viet Nam – China border,  Tra Co – a good and charming place for vacations is only 8 -9 kilometers away from Mong Cai town.

Tra Co Beach is a popular attraction to tourists in Vietnam travel with broad fine sand beaches stretching for 17 kilometers from the cape named Got in the north to the cape named Ngoc in the south. The coastline is bordered by 3-4 meters high sand dunes and peaceful  fishing  villages. It’s widely known as the longest beach in the country and considered the most pristine and romantic one with deep blue sea the year around and smooth white sand.

Tra Co is considered the most romantic beach in Vietnam.

The beach is shaded by a range of casuarina, protecting the village from the wind and the sand. Tra Co beach is an ideal place for tourists in Vietnam tourism to spend holidays. If you spend your holiday on the fifth month of the lunar calendar, you can have a chance to take part in  Tra Co Communal House Festival organized from the 30th of the fifth lunar month to the 6th of the sixth lunar month.

Tra Co beach with its wide stretches of smooth white sand and deep blue sea all the year round

Tra Co has an abundance of fish so visitors in tours to Vietnam can enjoy several local specialties made from cuttlefish, crab, shrimp, oysters and squid. The best known local dishes are made from king crabs.

Sunrise at Tra Co beach

Next to Tra Co Beach is the beautiful Con Mang (Mang islet), about 5km from Mong Cai. The sand here is smooth and firm and you can easily ride a motorbike on it without being afraid of sinking or slipping. You can also enjoy the beautiful view at sunrise or sunset.

So, Tra Co’s beauty is due to many natural features, when you have an opportunity to go to Quang Ninh, you should not miss this place. Please come to Tra Co and explore this charming beach!

Tuan Chau island – A beautiful natural island

16 Aug

Tuan Chau island is a new wonderful island with beautiful natural and interesting entertainments, has attracted many domestic and foreigner tourists in Vietnam tours!

Halong Bay, one of the World Heritages, comprises thousands of big and small islands. Each one has its own characteristic with various caves: Sung Sot Cave, Thien Cung Cave, Trinh Nu Cave. Tuan Chau Island is the only soil island of all. It is not only a place having beautiful natural surroundings: pine trees, lakes, beautiful beach…but also where President Ho Chi Minh chose to be the relax place of other State officials’ and his when they came here in 1959.

Tuan chau island – A Beautiful island

On the total area of 400 ha, Tuan Chau has the population of 1500. As planned, the total area of Tuan Chau will be widen to 675 ha. It enjoys the advantage of having both road and river transportations. It is about 18 km away from National Highway No.1. This route is an important blood vessel of the robust HanoiHai PhongQuang Ninh economic triangle. It takes about 3 hours from Mong Cai ( 2 hours by boat) and 1 hour from Hai Phong.

Tuan Chau island’s name is the combination between ‘linh tuan’ (the patrolman) and ‘tri chau’ (district chief) because in the feudal time, the royal army set up a guard station here to patrol and defend the borderland. Prior to 1999, the island’s residents suffered from a very modest living standard. There was no power network and no clean water. Roads were only trails and there was no mechanical means of transportation. Tuan Chau was a very poor town where fishing with very rudimentary tools is the only means of living.

The first project of great significance was to link Tuan Chau and the National Highway No18 by building a road. The work was officially started on February 28th, 1998. All company staff had to overcome numerous hardships to achieve this difficult task, which translated people’s dream into reality.

Dolphin & Seal Club

Tuan Chau has become well- known to both international and domestic tourists as an attractive destination with:

– a dolphin&seal club
– a circus
– a crocodile club
– an (artificial) beach with 4 km long.
– a Vietnamese culinary area
– a hotel and resort area of 5-star standard (200 rooms)
– a water recreation park with activities such as motor racing, canoeing, parachuting, water skiing, etc.
– Ha Long Bay sight- seeing services by canoe, boat, helicopter.
– a high tech water fountain with music playing, laser lighting and film projecting on water screens.

If tourists in Vietnam Travel have chance to visit Hanoi, Tuan Chau island is a must-see place that should not be missed!