Beach gems tucked away in Lan Ha Bay
Located east of Cat Ba Island, a World Natural Heritage site Lan Ha Bay is famous for its dreamlike and fresh beauty; tourists cannot ignore a pit-stop here when visiting Haiphong Province. The Bay covers an area of more than 7, ha of which 5,4 ha is under the management of Cat Ba National Park.
Lan Ha Bay - just the exquisite name alone has been pulling a large number of travelers near and far. In reality, regardless of the administrative boundary, Lan Ha Bay is part of the complex of Ha Long Bay with around 4 islets. But unlike the neighboring Bay of Ha Long, Lan Ha Bay has long been famed for its exclusive scenery with an intensive concentration of pristine limestone mountains by which the sea surface is partitioned into smaller bays and gulfs. Moreover, the bay boasts some amazing sandy beaches. This one is home to hundreds of mounts of which forms and beauty are completely different depending on travelers' imagination.
Lan Ha has an astonishing 139 sandy beaches. Some of them are tucked between giant rock mounts and thus are more quiet spots without big, crashing waves and are ideal places for a quiet swim.
The bay is endowed with limestone mountains which give the sea small islands and islets as well as fascinating caves. Some caves have wonderful stalactites in diverse colors and shapes in Ham Rong, Do Cung and Ca grottoes. There are also hundreds of rocks in various shapes such as Guoc Islet (shoe) or Doi Islet (bat).
Diving to admire colorful corals is a must in Lan Ha with Van Boi and Van Ha beaches, Sen, Cu and Khi islands as good choices. Tourists can also drift along canyons and small islets by kayak or wooden boats. There are also some pearl farms in Cat Dua Beach to discover.Lan Ha Bay also features a scattering of fishing villages which are also must-see places for travelers to learn more about the daily life, culture and customs of fishermen.
Lan Ha Bay has become an indispensable destination thanks to its unspoiled and magnificent natural beauty. Just 3 minutes on boat from Cat Ba Island, you will be charmed by the breath taking view of the bay and soon you will forget all the stresses of a busy life. Wandering on the azure-blue beach, breathing in the air-filled breeze and enjoying the tropical sunlight, your trip to Lan Ha Bay will surely be a long lasting memory of your life.
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