Beaches in Hanoi

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Beaches in Hanoi

The beaches in Hanoi are among the major attractions in the capital city. Located at close distances from Hanoi City, these beaches are frequently visited by beach lovers and adventure freaks with weekends being the rush hour. You will find many things to do such as sun-bathing, beach exploration and water sports like surfing, boating, swimming, etc., at the beaches here. While some of the beaches in and around Hanoi are completely natural, a few are completely or majorly man-made to accommodate for their growing demand.

Here is the list of 6 Beaches in Hanoi

1. Do Son Beach, Haiphong

Do Son Beach, Haiphong
4.3 /5

Do Son beach is a relaxing getaway from the nuances of everyday life. Do Son, a penninsula formed by the Rong mountains is located just 20 km from Haiphong. Themed after the French style, the Do Son beach resort town consists of three zones - each having bathing beaches, hills and forests.

2. Tuan Chau, Halong-bay

Tuan Chau, Halong-bay
3.8 /5

Tuan Chau Island is a perfect tourist destination of Halong Bay with a two kilometre artificial beach. There are multiple villas and luxury resorts, international restaurants, shops and roadside food stalls. The island offers various activities like jet ski, kayaking and mountain climbing. Being a popular tourist attraction, there is a dolphin, seal, circus and a martial art show almost everyday here.

3. Cat Ba Island, Halong-bay

Cat Ba Island, Halong-bay
4.5 /5

Cat Ba Island is a popular island located in the bay. Anyone who visits Ha Long Bay tends to visit the Cat Ba Island. Many tour companies include this as a part of their itinerary. You would find all of the amenities such as drinks, hotels as well as restaurants in this place. Also, here you will find the local people carrying out their prime occupation of fishing.

4. Bai Chay Beach, Halong-bay

Bai Chay Beach, Halong-bay
3.7 /5

Being the closest beach to Halong Bay, Bai Chay beach is popular and attracts a lot of crowd during the summer. There are several landmarks here like the Hong Gia Park, Vietnam Cultural Theatre, Antique Museum and the popular Halong Night Market. If you're not interested in sightseeing, you can go jet skiing, surfing or canoeing. There are also plenty of resorts and restaurants here.

5. Thinh Long Beach

Thinh Long Beach

Located at a short distance from downtown Hanoi, Thinh Long Beach is a quick escape for the locals. Tourists do not as much visit it, but it is quite a hub for water sports and people. Thinh Long Beach is mostly visited by locals for fishing, swimming, canoeing and surfing. The attraction has several settlements/ fishing villages where visitors can get to witness the life of the locals and even taste some delicious local food.

6. Chay Beach

Chay Beach

Chay Beach is a tourist attraction located just 100 kilometres from Hanoi, Vietnam. It is an artificial beach that stretches about 500 metres in length. The wide white-sand beach overlooking the Halong Bay draws locals and tourists in a considerable number each year, especially during the summer season for swimming, sun-bathing and boating.

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