Traveling to the seaside city of Nha Trang, if you do not take time to explore these magnificent islands and islets in Nha Trang Bay, it seems that your journey is incredibly boring.
Besides the inner-city tourist sites, there are nearby beautiful islands with turquoise blue water that are an indispensable part of a memorable trip. Read on to find out more with Hanoi By Night!
Many tourists value this beautiful island as the most romantic, poetic one in the system of islands in Nha Trang Bay.
Mun Island is situated in the southeast of the town. It takes about 50 minutes to reach an interesting place by boat. This island is home to the masses of organisms, in water, plus imposing coral reefs. The reason for the diverse ecosystem is that the sea area is near the hot sea-currents from the equator, which is suitable for the developing conditions of corals as well as different kinds of tropical sea creatures.
Mun Island is recognized as a place owning the most diverse biological resources in Vietnam by the Wildlife Fund. It was estimated that Mun Island has up to 1500 types of corals and marine animals, 340 species of hard coral
Take time in this beautiful site, you will have a frolic in the seabed with colorful coral reefs, a lot of sea creatures such as fish, shrimp, squid…
Moreover, you can immerse yourself in crystal blue water as well as discover the mysterious life on the floor of the ocean. Therefore, it is worth diving here. Mun Island will be an appealing spot for the people who want to feel those interesting things directly. If you don’t how to swim, don’t be afraid because there are guides available for you.
Mot Island has the smallest area in the bay of Nha Trang. Not fabulous like the other islets, Mot Island flashes up its different allure. Visiting this site, you can learn about the life of the locals whose main earning ways are fishing and aquaculture.
Along with the pristine beauty, Mot Island is also abundant in recreational activities such as go snorkeling, swim or simply wander around the coconut gardens. Spending time exploring here is one of the best ways to escape the hassle and the noise of daily life.
A unique beauty
Away from 7 km to the east of the town, Tam Island in the eyes of travels is the most beautiful island. There are two ways to get there for you to choose traveling by ship or speedboat. If you don’t want to waste time, you can go by a speedboat that just takes minutes to reach the amazing island.
The origin of the strange name – Hon Tam is that at the ancient times, the shape of the island looks like a green silkworm heading back the East. Besides the feature of the island, Hon Tam is blessed by Mother Nature for a stretching green tropical forest. The forest is home to the masses of sea birds. Travels can leisurely walk along the beach and contemplate lush forests with biodiversity.
Around the rock ranges, numerous types of fish, as well as colorful corals, will make visitors calming and exciting. Therefore, this site can help you improve your health as well as relax. Hon Tam has all the natural elements, including forests and coasts creating gorgeous beaches, plus with the man-made elements like golf courses, resorts.
All of them creating very appealing features that draw in a wide range of travelers visiting. In addition, there are so many interesting activities for you to experience such as jet skiing, windsurfing, boating, parachute pulling, adventure diving. So, come and enjoy right now!
This is the most inshore among islands in Nha Trang Bay. If you want to have a quick trip to visit islands, then Mieu Island may be the most suitable option. Visit this island, apart from contemplating the pristine beauty, freely immerse yourself in the sea space, you can also visit Tri Nguyen (Trí Nguyên) aquarium and Bai Soi (Bãi sỏi) beach.
There are hundreds of rare and beautiful sea creatures in the aquarium, creating a living museum of the sea. Tri Nguyen Aquarium is an artificial aquarium built in the 70s of the last century – where there are hundreds of species of rare marine life. A lot of tourists visiting here often prefer to visit this aquarium and take photos. Bai Soi beach – a pristine beach overlooking the sea, in front of a giant forest of brushwood – it has a lot of gravel instead of fine sand as other beaches, maybe this is the reason for its name. Tourists who go diving at the cliffs near Bai Soi beach will have the chance to see the beauty of coral and sea urchins.
This beach has idyllic beauty so it is one the beaches that attract a lot of visitors
Play with monkeys
But the most attractive feature is the herd of monkeys which are free to roam every corner of the island. Moreover, the monkey and dog show running thrice per day, conveniently timed for those large tourist groups who arrive at 10 am, 2 pm and 3:20 pm. Keep in mind that you totally take delights in Dao Khi for free, except for the weirdly incongruous go-kart track sitting close to the main feeding zone.
How to reach this beatiful island
There are two ways to reach this interesting spot. If you arrive on a certain boat tour, everything will be included in that price. On the other hand, if you opt for booking a full- day tour which is offered by travel agencies. With the type of tour, you will be picked up by the bus in the morning. The first stop is Da Chong Prier. Then, you can visit Phi Island and Orchid stream Island. And the last site is Monkey Island.
If you have limited time and only want to come over Monkey Island, you can rent a motorbike.
The most interesting activity
The most interesting activity is feedings smart and naughty monkeys. It is worth noting that their favorite food is corn. Nevertheless, the key to those monkeys’ hearts and stomachs is cookies. Despite when you give corn to them, they will gladly to eat, yet do not show much enthusiasm in compared to cookies.