Cat Ba archipelago, like others, is famous not only for the beautiful nature, but also for many great beaches which own the unique beauty. These are some best beaches of Cat Ba.
Cat Co Beach 1, 2, 3
In Cat Ba, there are hundreds of large and small beaches, but Cat Co beaches (Cat Co 1, 2, 3) are tourists’ favorite destination because of the diverse and natural landscape.
Cat Co 1 beach is the widest beach, surrounded around by mountains, and there are waves all year round, with fresh air and clear blue water. This is the most popular beach. Cat Co 2 beach, however, is a little serenity and mystery. Cat Co 3 beach is very different from the other two.
After swimming, and relaxing on sandy beaches or enjoying drinks and seafood specialties, tourists will feel all the beauty of the sea, especially at sunset.
Monkey Island beach (Cat Dua 2)
Monkey Island is located about 2 km from Cat Ba town. The beach has about 1 kilometer length, located on the Monkey Island; its name is Cat Dua. This is the beautiful beach of Lan Ha Bay. From here, tourists can swim in the bay with the absolutely pure and clean.
To get to Monkey Island, tourists often take a boat from Beo dock, it takes about 10 minutes to go through the Cai Beo fishing village, and through several small islands. In Monkey Island, there is one smaller beach called Cat Dua 2. This beach is mainly intended for VIP guests including Vietnamese and international visitors. There has Resort-Monkey Island Resort with traditional houses (built from bamboo leaves). If you do not want noise, this place is the best choice for you.
Tung Thu Beach
This is the first beach at Cat Ba Island which has been designed and constructed to meet international standards and provide tourists with a variety of entertainment services. The water here is much calmer and quieter than Cat Co beaches. It is about 2 km away from Cat Ba town, on the way to the Cat Ba jungle.