Sparkling Cat Ba Beach

Coming to Cat Ba beach, you can hire a boat to travel around Lan Ha Bay, visiting beautiful beaches such as Cat Co beach, Ben Beo beach, Co Tien beach, etc or caves such as Trung Trang, Hoa Cuong, Thien Long, and then stop at any small isle to fish and enjoy fresh seafood.

Cat Ba Beach is nominated as one of top 10 tourist attractions. Cat Ba is the largest island in total 1,969 islands in Ha Long Bay.

Cat Ba is at the height of 70 meters over the sea level. On the island, there is Cat Ba town and 6 communes: Gia Luan, Hien Hao, Phu Long, Tran Chau, Viet Hai, Xuan Dam.

Cat Ba has many beaches: Cat Co 1, Cat Co 2, Cat Dua, Cat Ong, Cat Trai Gai, Duong Danh, etc with smooth white sand stretching endlessly.

The road  going through Cat Ba island is 27 kilometers in length with many slopes and wonderful scenery.  Coming to Cat Ba, tourists can swim, enjoy seafood and visit Cat Ba National Park.

Cat Ba National Park has an area of 15,200 hectares with 9,000 hectares of forest, 5,400 hectares of sea. Besides, travelers can visit mysterious caves such as Trung Trang cave that is 15 kilometers from the town with a lot of natural stalactities.

Cat Ba was recognized as the world biosphere reserve by UNESCO in 2004. The total area of Cat Ba biosphere reserve is more than 26,000 hectares. It includes tropical rainforest on limestone island, mangroves, coral reefs, especially cave system.

Cat Ba is a wonderful place for relaxation in the summer. If you have a chance to visit Cat Ba island, you should not miss interesting activities such as swimming, scuba diving to see coral reefs, walking on beach in the evening, and visiting Lan Ha bay.

http://www.vietnamtourism.org.vn/travel-guide/destination-in-vietnam/hai-phong-city/cat-ba-island-the-world%E2%80%99s-biosphere-reserve.html

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