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Posted By : Threeland Travel / Vietnam Travel Guide

Vietnam – The S-shaped country has many beautiful landscapes that are recognized by prestigious tourism organizations. Vietnam is famous for its long coastline, which is a priceless gift that nature has bestowed on this land. Besides 3000 islands along 3260km coastline, bays in Vietnam are a great highlight that you should not miss. The beautiful bays stretching from the North to the South create many charming landscapes. 

Although bays in Vietnam have been unspoiled, each of these bays is an invaluable asset to Vietnam's tourism industry. There are top 10 features of the most beautiful bays in Vietnam that Threeland would highly recommend for you.

1.    Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh province.

According to the world-famous travel website Touropia, HaLong Bay is on top of the 10 most beautiful bays in the world and ranked first. Ha Long Bay is located in the North of Vietnam with a coastline of 120km. 

Halong bay - Bays in Vietnam

This is one of the most breathtaking bays in Vietnam

Ha Long Bay is famous for its turquoise-blue sea color, limestone mountains, surrounded by dense forests, and many species of wildlife form a spectacular seascape.

Famous destinations in Ha Long Bay have a strong impression on tourists include Thien Cung Cave, Dau Go Cave, Sung Sot Cave, Trong Mai Islet, etc.

In addition, if you travel to Ha Long and participate in cruise tours at night, visitors can also enjoy the amazing beauty of the islands, beautiful caves, and the romantic sunset. Previously, Ha Long Bay was also voted by many other travel websites as the most romantic destination in Asia.

UNESCO twice recognized Ha Long Bay as a World Natural Heritage in 1994 and 2000. In July 2003, Ha Long Bay was ranked, recognized, and admitted by the Club of the most beautiful bays in the world.

There’s no denying that Halong Bay is one of the most breathtaking and popular bays in Vietnam that is a must-see when you travel to Vietnam.

2.    Lan Ha bay, Hai Phong city.

Lan Ha Bay is located on Cat Ba Island, more than 7,000 hectares, outstanding with the breathtaking beauty of about 400 densely packed islands with many interesting shapes. Not only famous for the karst islands and limestone outcrops which are just as beautiful as those of Halong Bay but Lan Ha appeals to tourists by the numerous isolated white-sand beaches as well. Therefore, recently more and more people plan to visit Lan Ha Bay which is still unspoiled and less touristic compared to the well-known Ha Long Bay, to enjoy the tranquility and immerse in nature.

Cam Ranh Bay

Lan Ha is another beautiful bay in Vietnam which located in the South of Ha Long bay

Lan Ha Bay is located in cool weather so you can travel here at any time of year. Normally, domestic tourists often go in the summer from April to October. At this time, the weather is sunny and suitable for swimming and sailing. For foreign tourists, Lan Ha Bay becomes the most beautiful from November to March.

3.    Cam Ranh bay, Khanh Hoa province.

Cam Ranh is not only one of the natural bays in Vietnam but also considered the best natural bay in Southeast Asia, where the convergence of natural conditions is very favorable for the development of seaport services and tourism. Traveling to Cam Ranh, tourists can enjoy the unique scenery of mountains, sea, and landscape such as Hon Rong, Hon Qui, Cam Linh mountain, Cam Ranh lake, Bai Dai, etc.

Cam Ranh bay

Cam Ranh Bay

Along the coastline is a lovely series of residential areas: Ba Ngoi, Da Bac, Bao Gieng, and the peninsula across the bay, including the communes of Mi Ca, Binh Ba, Vung Nom, and especially the Thuy Trieu lagoon that has a shallow water tide, and is a breeding ground for blood cockle. The seafood here is one of the most delicious in Vietnam.
Accompanying the development of Vietnam's tourism, Cam Ranh Bay attracts millions of domestic and foreign tourists to visit, the most magnificent natural scenery.

4.    Ninh Van Bay, Khanh Hoa province.

Situated in Khanh Hoa, Ninh Van Bay is considered the most perfect location of Nha Trang thanks to the sea, and the sand here is a very beautiful white.
Ninh Van Bay

Different from other bays in Vietnam, the nature in Ninh Van Bay gives us closeness and indescribable peace. Outdoor activities here are also quite diverse. Visitors can freely explore the tropical forest, immerse in the cool water, snorkel to see the beautiful coral reefs, play surfing, windsurfing, or sit and contemplate life while fishing in a separate space.

5.    Nha Trang bay, Khanh Hoa province.

Nature is so generous with Khanh Hoa when it gives Nha Trang lots of beautiful beaches and bays. Another beautiful bay in Vietnam must be mentioned is Nha Trang bay. It is shielded by 19 islands, Nha Trang Bay is quite airtight, without big waves. 

Nha Trang bay

Nha Trang Bay

Under the surface of Nha Trang Bay, there is another interesting world, which is the world of 350 species of coral, 190 species of fish, mollusks, crustaceans, seagrasses... In terms of ecology, Nha Trang Bay is one of the rare natural models of the system of bays and bays in the world because it has most of the typical and rare ecosystems of the tropical sea. These are wetland ecosystems, coral reefs, mangrove forests, seagrass beds, estuary ecosystems, marine island ecosystems, and coastal sandy ecosystems. 

In July 2003, along with Ha Long Bay, Nha Trang Bay was officially recognized and ranked as one of the 29 most beautiful bays in the world.

6.    Van Phong bay, Khanh Hoa province.

One more bay in Khanh Hoa that attracts visitors is Van Phong bay which is called sleeping beauty. 

Van Phong bay

Four of the amazing bays in Vietnam belongs to Khanh Hoa province, named Van Phong bay.

The clear blue water and the colorful ocean thanks to the diversity of corals or marine life. This beautiful landscape has wonderful natural sceneries and beaches of fine sand, surrounded by hills, mountains, and tropical forests. 
Van Phong bay has 2 seasons in a year. The rainy season starts in May and ends in November while the dry season starts in December and ends in April. The ideal time for tourists to visit here is between December and June when the sea is calm and the waves are slight.

7.    Lang Co bay, Thua Thien – Hue province.

Lang Co Bay in Hue

Standing on top of the most breathtaking bays in Vietnam, with long white-sand beaches and blue seawater, Lang Co may capture every visitor’s heart at first sight. Lang Co lies in Central Vietnam which is near Hai Van Pass with spectacular scenery and the harmonious beauty of the clouds, mountains, and sea, and the national park of Bach Ma.

Nowadays, Lang Co Bay has officially become the 30th member of the World's Most Beautiful Bays Club.

8.    Vinh Hy bay, Ninh Thuan province.

There are some bays in Vietnam located in the Central Highlands, reminiscent of Vinh Hy Bay. It is surrounded by mountains with many magnificent caves, fresh natural climate, especially blue water and so clear that visitors can see fish swimming around the side of the boat.

Vinh Hy Bay

There are some bays in Vietnam located in Central Highlands, remind of Vinh Hy Bay

Besides sightseeing and taking photos, you also have many other experiences such as diving to visit the coral reefs, floating on the sea, walking on the smooth sand, enjoying the sea, enjoying bold seafood.

9.    Xuan Dai bay, Phu Yen province

Located 50 km north of Tuy Hoa city, Xuan Dai Bay covers 13,000 hectares which is a picturesque landscape designed by nature in which the mountains, water, and sky blend harmoniously.

Xuan Dai Bay

The morning is the perfect time to discover this bay in Vietnam because the sea is relatively calm

Around Xuan Dai Bay, there are several places for tourists to discover. We can mention Nhat Tu Son island, Binh Sa, and Long beach with their sandy beaches,…
According to local fishermen, the morning is the perfect time to discover the bay because the sea is relatively calm. In addition, the best time to visit here is from December to June.

10.    Vung Ro bay, Phu Yen province

Another highlighted bay in Vietnam is Vung Ro bay which has its calm, clear waters, rocky escarpments, hidden coves, beaches squeezed between forested hills.

Vung Ro Bay is surrounded by mountains of Deo, Da Bia, Hon Ba shielding all three directions north, east and west.

Vung Ro bay

Vung Ro bay is known as the earliest place to have a sunrise in Vietnam

Thus, it would be wonderful if you can join with local people’s lives, fish and work with them.
Each bay has its own unique and definitely the best gifts from Mother Nature. I hope that you must not miss these bays in Vietnam. 

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