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8 Islands to explore in Vietnam


One of the fastest-growing economies in the world, emerging from a past of wars and conflicts to a modern, peaceful nation.

Bai Tu Long Bay
Bai Tu Long BayBai Tu Long Bay, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam

Bai Tu Long Bay is Northeast of the famous UNESCO world heritage site, Halong Bay. The zone includes over 40 uninhabited islands, rocks, and the famous Bai Tu Long National Park.

Hạ Long Bay
Hạ Long BayHạ Long Bay, Thành phố Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh Province, Vietnam

One of the most popular attraction in Vietnam. The bay features thousands of limestone monolithic islands each topped with thick jungle vegetation, rising spectacularly from the ocean.

Hòn Đá Bạc
Hòn Đá BạcHòn Đá Bạc, Sông Đốc, Trần Văn Thời, Cà Mau, Vietnam

This is a cluster of large and small islands adjacent to each other which was located in the Ca Mau province. The highest island is only about 50 m above sea level. According to many recorded records, Hon Da Bac is dated to about 180 million years.

Phú Quốc
Phú QuốcPhú Quốc, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang, Vietnam

A pretty island which was located off the coast of Cambodia - is one of south-east Asia's best-kept secrets. The economy is centered on fishing, agriculture, and a fast-growing tourism sector.

Phú Quý
Phú QuýPhú Quý, Ngũ Phụng, Phú Quý, Bình Thuận Province, Vietnam

Phú Quý is a small island located about 100 km from Phan Thiết, Vietnam. Only the rocky, northern half of the island is inhabited, with a population of 20,698 people. During the French Indochina era, the official name of the island was Poulo-Cécir-de-Mer. It was one of the beautiful place in the Binh Thuan province.

Sơn Dương
Sơn DươngSơn Dương, Sơn Dương District, Tuyên Quang, Vietnam

Son Duong Island or Son Duong Island is a small island in Ky Loi commune, Ky Anh district, Ha Tinh province. This is a beautiful, pristine island with many cave systems and cat ear rocks covered by a green of trees.

Son island
Son islandSon island, Lại Sơn, Kien Giang, Vietnam

Côn Sơn, also known as Côn Lôn, is the largest island of the Côn Đảo archipelago, off the coast of southern Vietnam. Hon Son means ‘Mountain Island’. It’s a rugged yet green and exceptionally beautiful isle.

Tuan Chau Island
Tuan Chau IslandTuan Chau Island, Tuần Châu, Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam

Tuần Châu is a beautiful schist island located on the southwest side of Hạ Long City in Vietnam. It was the island that President Hồ Chí Minh used to spend his holidays, in an octagonal house that has now become a memorial site.

Map of Islands to explore in Vietnam