Beaches of Vung Tau: how to choose a beach to your taste and preferences?
Vietnam attracts tourists not only with its special color and exotic, but also with its clean, wild beaches. In each of them there are advantages and disadvantages, somewhere good sand, somewhere less than the local population, and somewhere is bribed by the proximity of hotels and the opportunity to ride on kites. Let us consider in more detail the main Vietnamese beaches.
Long Hai Beaches
Not too far from the resort town of Vung Tau are the beaches of Long Hai. Go on your own transport for about fifty minutes in good weather. Vung Tau is an industrial city, but not so much that its pollution reached the resting places and the Long Hai beach. Therefore, local residents also like to rest here, and not for nothing. The coast is well-groomed, it’s clear that garbage is collected and appreciated by tourists and the income they bring.
In this place you can not only sunbathe and swim in clean water, but also enjoy the atmosphere of the former colony of France by looking at local attractions. In the same area, there is a pier where fishermen unload their catch, mainly crabs, fish and other local seafood. Tired of the sun, you can look into the cherry orchards and enjoy the scents of flowering trees.
A silk beach (Bai Zow, or Black Beach) is one of the smallest, undeveloped and inaccessible beaches of Vung Tau.
This has its pros and cons. From the minuses: to get far, the Silk beach is at the very foot of the Great Mountain, on the shore of the bay. By public transport does not go to the coast, the road is narrow, and to get there, it takes considerable effort.
Bai Sao Beach (Back Beach Vung Tau)
Bai Sao is the longest (eight kilometers) and most famous beach of Vung Tau. It is also called the Back (Back Beach), this is how the Bai Sao is translated from Vietnamese. He is also called Thuy Van.
Bai Sao is known for its snow-white, crunching sand under the feet and turquoise pure water. People like to come here with families, descent sloping to get to the depth, you need to swim a hundred meters, you can not be afraid of children.
The southern part of the territory is not so popular because of the relatively large and not so white sand, but there are much fewer tourists. In the southern part there is only one cafe and a few sun loungers, but the views are more colorful. The only drawback is that it is cleaned here less often and you can see wallowing garbage and waste of life, which is not on the north side.
The northern part is cultivated, many cafes, water attractions, kayaks, jet skis and surfboards for hire. The midday heat can be seated in a cafe or under the shade of an umbrella that is taken at quite sane prices. Pavilions and hammocks are also provided to tourists and travelers. Merchants offer snacks from seafood and other Vietnamese goodies. At Bai Sao prices – not the cheapest place Vung Tau, t. is close enough to the city, and this is important to consider.
Bai Chyok Beach
The front beach (Bai Chyok, or Thuy Zuong) is very close to the city center. Among the features of this place is worth noting a huge amount of vegetation and coconut palms. Tired of the constant sun and wanting to hide in the shade and cool, there’s no better place to be found, the shadow is almost constant.
Sunsets and sea views from the Bai Chyok coast are magnificent, and it’s worth taking the camera to capture the play of light and the Great and Lesser Mountain reflected in the water, in the bay between which is this wonderful place.
Visiting Bai Chyok early in the morning, you can watch the work of local fishermen, who prepare gear and go for a daily catch. Near the coast there are shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as a beach park “Bai Chyok”.
Ho Kok Beach, Vietnam
One of the most secluded places on the coast of the South China Sea is the beach “Ho Kok” in the province of Vung Tau, which is in South Vietnam.
On the territory there are sections of white and slightly golden sand, the length of the shore is one and a half kilometers, the water is not blue, but closer to the gently-turquoise. The sea is clean, quiet and friendly, the slope is moderately gently sloping, and further the sea is deep.
If you dreamed of being a little Vietnamese fisherman and catching fish and oysters, then this is where you can realize this dream by renting a boat and tackle.
On the beach “Ho Kok” you will not be distracted from the enjoyment of nature by numerous traders and noisy cafes, as well as crowds of tourists, who are much more on other beaches.
Ho Kok is located near the small town of Long Hai, just over twenty kilometers to the north-east.
Pineapple beach (Bai Dua) is also called the Middle Beach, because it is located between Front (Bai Chyok) and Back (Bai Sao) beaches.
Bai Dua is divided into the Southern and Northern sides, the North side is abandoned, the South has a good developed infrastructure.
The water is clean and well suited for swimming, many holidaymakers call this small beach their favorite place.
The beaches of Vung Tau are diverse, and it is possible to get exactly the impressions that are planned by choosing the right place for recreation. If you want complete unity with nature and fewer contacts with people, choose the beach “Ho Kok” and the Silk beach, you want local flavor in the form of cafes, attractions and merchants – you on the beaches of “Bai Sao” (Back Beach Vung Tau) and “Long Hai” , and you can relax from the sun after a swim on the beach “Bai Chyok”. But Vung Tau is not the only coastline, you should pay attention to local attractions, nature and local color, and then your holiday will be truly complete.