Lan Ha Bay is situated on an expanse of calm water in the east of Cat Ba Island and share the border with Halong Bay. It’s a beautiful bay of the Gulf of Tonkin with many distinctive features. Lan Ha Bay covers an area of 70 quare kilometers and has 54 square kilometers involved in the area of Cat Ba National Park.
Lan Ha Bay is also known as an ideal place for beaching with 139 beautiful beaches. Tourists coming to Lan Ha Bay definitely will be dazzled by untouched seascape and refreshing atmosphere. The beaches are not so big but featured with cozy white sand originated from coral. There, tourists can enjoy swimming, snorkeling or scuba-diving to gaze natural coral reefs, which are the treasure of underwater world of Lan Ha Bay.
Specialties of Lan Ha Bay are very diverse with various delicious dishes from snout otter clam, abalone, fish and mussels provided by local floating fish farms.
Viet Hai fishing village is also the highlight of Lan Ha Bay which will bring tourists closer to the fishing tradition of local residents. This is one of untouched fishing village on the Gulf of Tonkin and surely gives tourists many interesting experiences.
Lan Ha Bay’s tourism is now developed in the direction of eco-tourism accompanied with conserving wild nature.