Lan Ha Bay sits to the East of Cat Ba Island and adjacent to Ha Long Bay. This is a tranquil and less touristy area with around 400 big and small islands. Especially, all islands and islets in Lan Ha Bay are covered in lush green vegetation.
In comparison to Halong Bay and Bai Tu Long Bay, Lan Ha Bay is least known, however, it is considered as one of the most beautiful bays in Vietnam. Autumn is the best time to visit Lan Ha Bay because the weather at this time is extremely beautiful with pleasant sunshine, cool breezes, and blue sky and ocean. Lan Ha Bay has 139 small golden and deserted sands alluring tourists to explore. The most famous attractions in Lan Ha Bay are Luon Cave, Van Gia Floating Fishing Village, Nam Cat Island, Monkey Island, Van Boi Beach, Rua Island, etc.
Visiting Lan Ha Bay, you will have a wonderful opportunity to engage in a variety of activities. Many beautiful beaches in the Bay stretching between majestic mountains are absolutely ideal for swimming. Lan Ha mini-beaches such as Van Boi Beach, Van Ha Beach, and other beaches in Sen Island, Cu Island, and Monkey Island are making its name on Halong’s attraction map. A few even offers opportunities for scuba-diving or snorkeling to admire colorful coral reefs.