Ly Son Island District off Quang Ngai Province covers about 10 square kilometers and incorporates Lon (Big) Island, Be (Small) Island and Mu Cu Islet. From Sa Ky Wharf, it takes about one hour on a motorboat to Lon Island.
Endowed with stunning landscapes, Ly Son is luring a large volume of local and international tourists on a daily basis.
Lon Island includes An Vinh and An Hai communes which have many attractions that travelers should not miss out on such as Hang Pagoda, Duc Pagoda, Thoi Loi volcano mouth, Am Linh Tu Temple and Hoang Sa army team monuments. To Vo Gate is also another highlight of the island, which is made of volcanic rocks.
Beaches on the island are great for swimming and seeing coral whilst snorkeling. Tourists will be caught in the romance of the sunset or twilight moments.
Scattered around the island is many goats and ox that locals raise to make money.
Located 30 minutes from Lon Island is Be Island which has its own pristine beaches and quiet, romantic spots. Rock ranges divide beaches and create private spaces for swimmers.
(Sai Gon Times)