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5 pristine islands in Southern Vietnam to refresh this summer

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Enjoy your summer with 5 amazing islands!

1. Mong Tay island

This destination has been discovered recently also is named “Robinson in the middle of ocean” because of its romantic intact beauty with beaches as green as jade and white sand.

Emerald water

Emerald water

And white sand

And white sand

Have good time with your friends!

Have good time with your friends!

Mong Tay island is located in Duong Hoa commune, Kien Giang province, in the south of Phu Quoc island. It’s about 14km between Ba Lua archipelago and Hai Tac island.

You can see the bottom of the sea

You can see the bottom of the sea

Sparkling water

Sparkling water

2. Nam Du island

Nam Du is a modest archipelago of 21 large and small islands established in the southwest of the S-shaped map. The island so-called another Phu Quoc of Kien Giang is located in two communes (An Son and Nam Du), Kien Hai district, Kien Giang province, about 65 nautical miles from Rach Gia beach.

Fresh air of Nam Du island

Fresh air of Nam Du island

Enjoy unique moments!

Enjoy unique moments!

From late December to May is the ideal time to explore this island because of the calm and blue sea. From Ho Chi Minh City, tourists can take high quality car to Rach Gia wharf, then from here take the boat to the island (about 2-3 hours).

A sunny morning

A sunny morning

An ideal place to take photos

An ideal place to take photos

Islands that must be visited are: Hon Ngang, Hon Mau, Hai Bo Dap, Bai Cay Men. Tourists can contact boat of locales like Phong Vu Nam Du, Bay Nam Du

3. Hai Tac island

Hai Tac island is situated in Tien Hai commune, Ha Tien district, Kien Giang province, about 28km from coast and 40km from Phu Quoc island. Though it isn’t as famous as Nam Du, Binh Ba, Phu Quoc or Ly Son, its distinctive attraction appeals travelers.

Overview of Hai Tac island

Overview of Hai Tac island

Immerse yourself in nature

Immerse yourself in nature

You can bring your motorbike to the island to go round and explore every corner, there is only main road on the island. Otherwise, tourists can take motorcycle taxi around this island with approximately 50.000 VND. If there are conditions and time you should hire a small boat in the port to go around and visit other smaller islands located in the same area. The price for a boat trip is about 300,000 - 400,000 VND.

Can't see the end of the sea

Can't see the end of the sea

Trees are shedding their leaves

Trees are shedding their leaves

4. Gam Ghi island

Located in the farthest south of the An Thoi archipelago, Phu Quoc island district, the beauty of this magnificent island is showed through pristine white sand beaches, bizarre rock formations, extensive coral reefs underneath the water which spread along the shore. The density of the coral here is quite thick, so you just need to face down in the water to see them.

Floating on cristal clear water

Floating on cristal clear water

Rocks by the sea

Rocks by the sea

The sun makes everything more beautiful

The sun makes everything more beautiful

The sea and the shy share the same color

The sea and the shy share the same color

Anyone who has come to Thoi An archipelago, Gam Ghi island once doesn’t want to leave. At beaches, the only thing you can hear is the sound of the waves and you can feel the calm. The clear blue water, white sand as fine glittering under the coconut trees makes it more picturesque.

Location: Gam Ghi Island, Phu Quoc Island

5. Con Dao island

Con Dao attracts tourists not only by its historical values but also by magnificent beaches, diverse population of marine life, especially coral reefs. This place is perfect to enjoy a peaceful life for those who are suffocated by the hustle of cities.

Enjoy fresh coconuts

Enjoy fresh coconuts

Long coastline

Long coastline

Moreover, Con Dao is the excellent choice for people who like exploring and mixing into local lifestyle. Landscape of this small town is special, one side is the blue sea and the other is the French colonial architectures with bold Western mark. In Con Son there is very little traffic, visitors can walk to experience the peace of this place.

Picturesque view

Picturesque view

Resort at Con Dao island

Resort at Con Dao island

Coming to the Con Dao Islands, you can immerse yourself in the clear blue water, scuba diving to watch coral reefs, go fishing, explore Ong Dung forest, watch turtles laying eggs and discover many beautiful islands such as Bay Canh island, Tre island, Cau island, Ba island, ...

Location: Con Dao, Ba Ria - Vung Tau

Image source: Internet

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