Nha Trang Bay continues to woo tourists

Nha Trang Bay continues to woo touristsRecognised as one of the world’s ‘Most Beautiful Bays’ almost a decade ago, Nha Trang is famous for its pristine beaches, splendid islands and magnificent mountains.

It is also renowned for watersports with its high-speed canoes, sailing boats, small ships and many high-quality resorts near the beaches offer scuba diving, squid fishing and island cruises.Nha Trang Bay stretches 507 square kilometers and has 19 islands. It is home to rare marine species such as salanganes, red coral, yellow-lip pearl and oval abalone.

Some striking places in the bay are Chong Islet and Tru Beach as well as the islands of Hon Tre, Bich Dam, Hon Mun and Hon Tram which are ideal spots for local and international tourists.

Hon Tre is the biggest island in the bay and reaches for 3,000 hectares. Located five kilometers from the center of Nha Trang City, it is famous for its pristine floral system and mild weather. It is an ideal location for eco-tourism development and is a great place for tourists to kick back and put their feet up.

Hon Mun is regarded as the most poetic island in the bay. It is renowned for its black stone cliffs which are formed into caves. It was the country’s first sea biodiversity preservation centre.

It is endowed with 350 species of coral while there are only 800 species in the world.

Hon Tam looks like a green silkworm with its head toward to the east as it is 110 hectares wide.

On the island, tourists can take a panoramic view of Nha Trang City to the north and Cam Ranh Peninsula to the south.

Noi and Ngoai islets are home to salangane nests in their stone cliffs. Tourists to the islands can discover the splendid surroundings and have a gander at the bird’s nests.


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