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The most beautiful beaches in Halong Bay

The most beautiful beaches in Halong Bay

Eclixteh1046 24-Oct-2019

Once traveling to Halong Bay - the World Natural Heritage, you have the chance to experience a lot of interesting things to do.

Besides mysterious caves and unique-shaped rocks, Halong Bay is also home to loads of beautiful beaches.

Check out the list below to find the most favorite one for your next trip!

Tuan Chau Beach

Covering an area of 2.2 kilometres, Tuan Chau is an artificial pristine white sand beach in Halong Bay, located on the Tuan Chau island. The backdrop of the beach consists of pine tree forests, giving a very picturesque location for photographers.

There is one accommodation option here, the Tuan Chau Island Resort, where many tourists decide to stay a night or two. It does dig a hole in the pocket with the expensive rooms, however, it's an ideal spot for all luxury travellers looking to relax and unwind in the middle of Halong Bay.

Travellers can enjoy activities like swimming, snorkelling, wave surfing, climbing and camping in the eco-tourism zone.

Ba Trai Dao Beach

Consisting of three small mountains, Ba Trai Dao beach looks like a group of three peaches. It's one of Halong Bay's prettiest beaches with such a stunning natural setting.

The name of the island comes from an old legend about a fairy who stole three peaches from heaven for a fisherman she fell in love with. The heaven kings turned these peaches into three big stones so as to punish the fairy, hence the name. The white sand and crystal clear blue and shallow water of the sea are ideal for travellers who want to snorkel, scuba, kayak or just sunbathe and laze around.

There are also some great rock climbing choices for those interested. Due to high tide, the sea is only open to swimming for two or three hours in the day. There are no accommodation options on this beach, therefore, it is just a stop for the cruises.

Titop Beach

Located in the heart of Halong Bay on the Ti Top island, this is a crescent-shaped beach encompassing the island. The white sands and turquoise blue waters of this beach in Halong Bay makes it a perfect romantic landscape.

It is extremely popular among Halong Bay cruise tours, especially in summers, when they indulge in the many beach activities like swimming, kayaking and snorkelling. The peaceful and quiet atmosphere is what usually attracts visitors here. However, over the years so many crowds have started coming that the environment has started to get affected.

Bai Chay Beach

Bai Chay beach is an artificial beach in Halong Bay, as beautiful as a natural one, close to the coast of Halong Bay City. According to a legend, the name Bai Chay comes from when a fleet led by Truong Van Ho came there, and Vietnamese troops under the leadership of Tran Khanh Du set fierce fire to it which burned down the forests of western Cua Luc.

Being the closest and so accessible to the Halong city, Bai Chay beach is becoming a very popular tourist site among the other beaches. There are many restaurants, bars, traditional theatres and the popular Hoang Gia Park for entertainment. Tourists can enjoy many water sports here like water skiing, sea motorcycling, snorkelling, scuba diving among others.

There are many large hotels and villas nestled among pine trees where travellers can relax for a night or two. All the other beaches like Ngoc Vung, Quan Lan, Tuan Chau and the main Halong Bay are extremely convenient to visit from Bai Chay beach. However, with the increase in tourists, you could choose to visit the lesser known beaches if you want more of a peaceful getaway.

Quan Lan Beach

Quan Lan beach is located on the Quan Lan island in the Bai Tu Long Bay. The island stretches from the Van Don Range to the Got Mountain with the backdrop of green wild pines.

Quan Lan beach is one of the few beaches in Halong Bay that is still unspoiled by tourism, hence, the sand and water is pristine and makes it gorgeous for the little amount of tourists who come to unwind here. The island is situated on an important navigation route and used to be the ancient commercial port of Van Don district.

The deep blue sea consists of precious creatures like octopus, shrimp, mackerel and butterfish among others. Spreading over several kilometres, this lesser known beach with its clean environment makes it perfect for travellers who are looking for a peaceful beach instead of the crowded Bai Chay. There are also a few guest houses built lately for tourists who wish to stay overnight.

We hope that after reading article, you can easily plan your upcoming trip in Halong Bay. Visit our website to get further information about this destination. Share this post with others if you find it helpful. Thank you!

Updated 24-Oct-2019

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