The best islands in Vietnam you should visit for the holiday

Recently updated on November 1st, 2019 at 03:31 pm

If you are a travel lover, especially traveling to the sea and islands, you should come to Vietnam. Not only famous for its beautiful scenery, Vietnam is also a country of beautiful, paradise islands that any tourist wants to visit. These places will help you relax, immerse yourself in nature after busy time in life. Besides, there are moments of extreme for “check-in” beside family and friends, which will be unforgettable memories on your trip. We will suggest you the top 10 best islands in Vietnam you should visit for the holiday.

Phu Quoc Island

Bai Dai Beach - Phu Quoc island ((Best islands in Vietnam)
Bai Dai Beach

Phu Quoc is also known by another name which is Pearl Island because this island has extremely beautiful natural landscapes. This is one of the best islands in Vietnam with a fresh, cool and peaceful climate. The best time to visit this island is from October to May next year.

When you come here you can participate in activities such as swimming, exploring Phu Quoc prison, going to the night market, hiking, snorkeling to watch the coral, watching the sunset on the beach… The people here are extremely friendly, so they will be the “tour guides” to bring you moments of an exciting experience.

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Nam Du Island

Nam Du Island

Nam Du is an extremely beautiful island located in Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province. The best time to visit here is from December to March next year.

Nam Du is located as a great tourist destination located in Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province. On the island, there is Bai Men beach, famous for its magical beauty. Here, you will be able to delight in frolicking in the water, then back to the shore to order grilled seafood, coconut water, sitting listening to the whispering waves. You can also visit Mau Island and Son Island to see and feel the wilderness here. The friendliness of the people is also something that makes visitors to Nam Du remember forever.

This place promises to be a special attractive destination in the summer with beaches with sandy beaches, rows of shady coconut trees and clear blue water visible to the bottom making anyone feel refreshed.

Cat Ba Island

Cat Ba Island, Halong Bay, Vietnam (Best islands in Vietnam)

Cat Ba Island is located in Hai Phong City, where Lan Ha Bay has been voted as one of the most beautiful bays in the world. The island is famous for its beaches with clear blue water, Cat Ba national forest and ancient fishing villages where fishermen gather for generations.

Ly Son Island

Ly Son Island

This island belongs to Quang Ngai province, it takes about 1 hour by boat, you will reach this island. This is a tourist destination that attracts a lot of domestic and foreign tourists to come here to explore with many places to visit such as Thoi Loi volcano peak, To Vo gate, Be island … and enjoy the local cuisine and fresh seafood. Besides, Ly Son is also famous garlic growing place on the sand field, garlic in Ly Son has its own unique flavor due to different soil conditions.

Cu Lao Xanh Island

Cu Lao Xanh Island

Cu Lao Xanh or Van Phi island is located about 24 km from the coastal city of Quy Nhon (Binh Dinh). This small island is surrounded by many trees, the beaches here are still untouched. When coming here, visitors can freely explore the daily life of the fishermen living on this island and enjoy fresh seafood. The most famous attraction on this island is the lighthouse, one of the 5 lighthouses over 100 years in Vietnam.

Binh Hung Island

Binh Hung Island

Binh Hung Island belongs to Cam Ranh city, Khanh Hoa province. It is famous for beaches with blue water and fine white sand. The island is still very pristine because it has not been commercialized for tourism, so it will be suitable for nature lovers.

Visitors to the island can choose to stay at a motel, homestay, or camp on the beach. The tourist destinations on the island that visitors cannot miss are the Hon Chut lighthouse … The delicious dishes from seafood such as lobster, fish ball vermicelli … are the suggestions that visitors should try when coming to the island.

Phu Quy Island

Phu Quy Island

Located about 100km from Phan Thiet city, this is one of the best islands in Vietnam with a lot of natural landscapes. To go to this island you need to take a boat from Phan Thiet port with a travel time of 4-6 hours. There are a few beautiful beaches with clear blue water.

From Phan Thiet port, boats to Phu Quy island operate daily. In addition, visitors can explore coastal fishing villages such as Ngu Phung, Long Hai … and enjoy culinary specialties such as sea cucumbers, snails, squid …

Con Dao Island

Snorkeling on the coral reef, Con Dao Island. (Best islands in Vietnam)
Snorkeling on the coral reef, Con Dao Island

This is an archipelago of 16 large and small islands in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, which is visited by many tourists to relax and explore nature. Foreign newspapers and magazines have regularly voted Con Dao as one of the most attractive destinations in Asia and the world for many years.

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