Hon Chao Island in Central Vietnam spellbinds serenity-seekers

Besides already well-known destinations such as Golden Bridge, Ba Na Hills, Son Tra Peninsula, or My Khe Beach, Da Nang owns Hon Chao spellbinding many tourists thanks to its pristine beauty.

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Hon Chao, also known as Hon Son Cha is located about 12 km to the north of Da Nang city center. This island is the natural boundary between Hue and Da Nang and a part of Hai Van pass extending to the sea, according to Du lich Vietnam (Vietnam Travel).

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From above, Hon Chao looks like an upside-down pan. This is the reason why it is called “Hon Chao”.

Reaching to Hon Chao is quite easy as it is only 500 meters from the mainland. Tourists can go on a cruise ship or canoe.

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The island covers an area of 60,000 m² and is enveloped by black cliffs and green primitive forests.

Hon Chao is a “must-visit” destination where completes a wonderful holiday trip to Da Nang among both foreign and domestic visitors.

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Hon Chao boasts multi-shaped rocks, white sandy beaches, and crystal-clear seawater which surely win the heart of anyone stepping on here.

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Hon Chao is said to be at most beautiful in the sunset, so, don’t miss out on the opportunity to admire the gorgeous sunset moment.

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Hon Chao offers travelers with many interesting experiences. Tourists can enjoy standup paddleboarding, take a dip in the cool turquoise water or stroll along the beach and hear the sea wave murmuring.

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On the island, there is an abundance of mouth-watering seafood at reasonable prices which certainly satisfies the most fastidious eaters.

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Photo: Hue, truly Vietnam/ via Du lich Vietnam

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Photo: Hue, truly Vietnam/ via Du lich Vietnam

Those who are keen on coral diving, this island is truly an ideal place as it is home to a wide range of colorful coral species. Hon Chao possesses primeval forest with many rare species living in. Hence, exploring the forest is also worth a try. In addition, camping overnight right next to the sea is also preferred by many young people.

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