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Hon Tre Island: A pristine place nestled in the east of Nha Trang

13/08/2023 2245 views

Hon Tre Island Nha Trang is a relatively isolated destination that possesses beautiful natural beaches, pristine landscapes, and mild climate. Therefore, this island is very suitable for tourism development.

Hon Tre Island is always a favorite resort destination for tourists when they come to the coastal city of Nha Trang. There is much to love about this island, among which the most noticeable are flawless beaches with crystal-clear water and sun-kissed sand stretches. This is a must-visit destination for nature lovers and travel enthusiasts.

1. Where is Hon Tre Island Vietnam?

Hon Tre is the largest island in Nha Trang bay, with an area of ​​over 32.5 square kilometers. It is about 5 kilometers east of Nha Trang city center.

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Hon Tre Nha Trang is a pristine island with temperate tropical climate (Source: Collected)

Hon Tre Island is still quite pristine. It has a temperate tropical climate with few storms. Having the fine white sand and clear blue sea, etc, this island has become an appealing destination that attracts a lot of domestic and international tourists every year.

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2. What to explore in Hon Tre Nha Trang?

2.1. Let your hair down in VinWonders Nha Trang

Coming to Hon Tre, the first attraction that tourists should visit is VinWonders Nha Trang. This all-in-one amusement park promises to bring unforgettable experiences to all visitors with its 6 subdivisions:

  • Adventure Land

Challenge yourself with 8 world-class thrilling games not for the faint of heart. Featured games include: Mine Adventure, Topspin, Sky Drop, Giant Sky Chaser, etc.

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Coming to Hon Tre Island, VinWonders Nha Trang is the first place you need to explore

  • King’s Garden

At the miniature zoo of King’s Garden, visitors will have a chance to see dozens of the world’s rarest animals such as: American flamingos, white Bengal tigers, African hippos, lemurs and nearly 30 species of colorful birds.

  • World Garden

Here, visitors will come across all kinds of exotic plant species from all over the world. Some sections that you must definitely explore at World Garden are: Japanese Garden, rose kingdom, land of cacti, and sky wheel.

  • Sea World

At Sea World, you can explore a mysterious marine ecosystem where more than 30,000 species of sea creatures live. Take a stroll through Ocean Square or Sea God’s Palace and enjoy the exciting ocean world here.

  • Water World

You will beat the heat of summer at Water World, the first and only freshwater park on the sea in Vietnam. It has the world’s largest 4,200-square-meter Splash Bay and a series of exciting water games.

  • Fairy Land

This fairy world appears like a dream-come-true that has many not-to-be-missed adventure activities. You should come to the Luminary Square to enjoy the majestic Tata Show, challenge yourself along the Zipline or have fun with the Alpine Coaster, etc.

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The Tata Show of VinWonders Nha Trang on Hon Tre Island will blow your mind

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2.2. Challenge yourself with golfing at Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang

Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang is an especially attractive destination for golf-loving tourists. This is the first international standard golf course in Vietnam. It has a high level of challenge, beautiful scenery and warm climate all year round. This is an ideal venue for golf tournaments and events. You should definitely come to this golf course to test your skills and relieve your stress.

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Vinpearl Golf Nha Trang on Hon Tre Island has attracted a lot of golf-loving tourists

2.3. Explore the entertainment and culinary center Imperial Club

Imperial Club is like a magnificent royal residence, floating on the green hillsides of Hon Tre and overlooking the romantic bay. This is the gathering point of culinary quintessence from the 5 continents. You can taste fresh seafood dishes at Ozone Seafood Restaurant or sophisticated Chinese cuisine at Bach Giai Restaurant. Other modern entertainment facilities such as disco, karaoke, bowling, etc. are also waiting for you to try.

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The culinary quintessence of Imperial Club on Hon Tre Island

2.4. Experience the rural life of fishermen in Bai Tru Nha Trang

Bai Tru is a beach located on Hon Tre Island. Here, you will be completely captivated by the long coastline, fine white sand and crystal-clear blue water. Shielded by Tre mountain, Bai Tru beach is calm and peaceful. In addition, there is a small fishing village nearby. You can come there to experience the rustic life of the local fishermen.

2.5. Go sightseeing at Truc Lam Pagoda Nha Trang

Truc Lam Pagoda has an area of 33 hectares. In the pagoda, there are 72 statues of Buddha and arhats. This is also where the statue of Quan Am Nam Hai stands, which weighs up to 10 tons. Before sailing, fishermen often go to the pagoda to pray for good luck. Truc Lam Pagoda is also an attractive spiritual destination for tourists from all over the world when they come to Nha Trang.

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Truc Lam Pagoda is a spiritual destination for visitors on Hon Tre Island (Source: Collected)

3. The top must-try specialties in Hon Tre Island Nha Trang

Like other beachside tourist destinations, Hon Tre also has many delicious dishes, especially seafood. The fresh seafood here, processed in the original style of the indigenous people, has really conquered the fastidious stomachs of diners from all over the world.

Coming to this island, don’t miss specialties such as jellyfish noodles, steamed mountain snail, grilled spring roll, Vietnamese pancake, grilled sea urchin, grilled oyster with onion fat, etc.

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Hon Tre Island has many original and delicious seafood dishes (Source: Collected)

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The food at Hon Tre Island will definitely satisfy your taste buds

4. An ultimate guide for your upcoming trip to Hon Tre Island

4.1. The ideal time to visit Hon Tre

The best time to visit the island is from January to August. In which, the summer months (May – June – July) are the most beautiful and also the season that attracts the most tourists.

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It is best to visit Hon Tre Island in May, June, and July

Meanwhile, around October and November is the rainy season in Nha Trang, so the number of visitors to Hon Tre is quite low. However, Nha Trang usually only has short rains so you can still easily explore the island during this period. In particular, because it is not the peak season, you can buy air tickets and stay at hotels at a lower cost.

4.2. The suggested means of transport

To reach Hon Tre Island, you can choose one of the following means of transport:

  • Cable car: From the average height of 54 meters, on the cable car of Vinpearl Nha Trang, visitors can admire the panoramic view of the beautiful Nha Trang city. However, currently the cable car is under maintenance and will soon be open when there is further notice.
  • Speedboat: Travel time is about 12-15 minutes. There are boats running 24/7 (with 30 minutes of waiting time between trips).
  • Canoe: Travel time is about 7-10 minutes. This is a private-hire means of transport, so if you want to go by canoe to the island, in addition to buying tickets, you will need to rent a canoe. Canoe rental price is about VND 1,000,000 – 1,200,000/vehicle (about $45 – 55).
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Admire the panoramic view of Hon Tre Island on Vinpearl’s cable car

4.3. The necessary items to bring along

Before traveling to Hon Tre Island, it is recommended that you bring the following items:

  • ID papers: ID card, passport, driver’s license, etc.
  • Essentials: toothbrush, medicine, sunglasses, etc.
  • Beach accessories: sunscreen, beach hat, swimwear, etc.
  • Phone accessories: battery chargers, selfie sticks, lens, etc.
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Remember to bring your sunglasses when you come to Hon Tre Island

4.4. Hon Tre Island accommodation to choose

The hotel and resort system of Vinpearl Nha Trang is the place to stay chosen by many tourists. All the resorts have prime locations, luxurious spaces, outstanding facilities, beautiful views and professional services, all of which will promisingly give visitors the best experience.

Stretching on one of the most beautiful bays in the world, Vinpearl Nha Trang owns a system of high-class hotels & resorts, the VinWonders Nha Trang amusement park, a golf course and an all-in-one service ecosystem that will fulfill all your needs in terms of relaxation, entertainment, shopping and even MICE events.

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Vinpearl Nha Trang is the perfect Hon Tre Island accommodation for you to stay

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Hon Tre Island brings to visitors a world of nature with mountains, sea, clear water, smooth sand and cool breezes. The vast, romantic space and a series of attractive entertainment destinations on this island will surely satisfy even the most demanding travelers.

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