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The calling from the sea in summer holidays Vietnam

07/08/2006 (GMT+7)

During summer holidays, it is very interesting if you take a journey to a beach to indulge yourself in cool water and to freshen up your lungs with cool air from the sea. Thus there are many tours designed for you.

The calling from the sea in summer holidaysFrom Ho Chi Minh City, the nearest sea you can think of is in the outskirt district of Can Gio, which is seen as "the green lungs for the city". When you reach the forest, the first to welcome you there could be mischievous monkeys, which live in big herds in the forest.

Then you will get on board to go deeper to the shrub forests for sightseeing a place which used to be the living and fighting place of Vietnamese soldiers in the past. You will end your Can Gio sea tour at Can Thanh.

A little farther is Vung Tau. After the Sea Festival 2006, tourist agencies in Vung Tau City have started to work on a more professional and enthusiastic service to welcome tourists who choose Vung Tau as the destination for their holidays.

Not far from Vung Tau, Long Hai and Ho Coc Beach have their own attractions. If the Long Hai Beach became a brand that could please fastidious tourists, the wild and fresh nature of Ho Coc will possibly a place of choice for romantic people who love finding a taste of the wilderness.

It takes around four hours by bus from Ho Chi Minh City to Phan Thiet, which is known for its Mui Ne Beach. This is seen "the hottest place for sea-tour lovers.

From the heart of the city of Phan Thiet, the bus will take you on a tour on the roads along the sea for sightseeing white-sand beach in the shadow of coconut trees.

You will also see resorts stretching along the beach, creating a colorful, vivid, modern and fascinating picture for a place recognized as "the capital of resorts in Vietnam."

The temples typical of Cham culture could be an appealing invitation when you visit the beach of Ninh Chu in Ninh Thuan Province. This is a picturesque sea with sapphire clear water and white beach under the trees' shadow.

But it might be more interesting when you take more than 40km from Ninh Chu to get to Vinh Hy Bay, which is one of the four most beautiful bays in Vietnam.

Farther north, Nha Trang has been a famous destination for tourists for decades. The convenient location is a strong advantage for tourism development in Nha Trang.

In summer holidays, especially during the weekends, from Tran Phu Street along the beach one can see a busy picture of boats taking tourists on tours around many sites such as Tam islet and Ong islet for swimming.

Visitors can join such activities as diving to see corals, paragliding, or water-skiing. If you have time, you should call on Doc Let, or Van Phong Bay where there have many things to explore.

Keep going along the central coast region, you will see places in Phu Yen, Ghenh Rang in Quy Nhon, Sa Huynh in Quang Ngai, Cua Dai in Hoi An, My Khe in Danang, Nhat Le in Quang Binh, Cua Lo in Nghe An and so forth. Each place has its own beauty, and will make a great impression on you when coming there.

Farther south, Phu Quoc stands out as a worthwhile destination for sea lovers. The big island off Kien Giang Province is referred to by tourists as "the lost paradise that has been found."

It is a place of many fine smooth sand beaches, natural forests, clear and blue streams and cool climate all year round. It will be an exciting place for tourists because of the beautiful landscapes.

Last but not least, Con Dao, which used to be a notorious prison offshore Vietnam, is an emerging destination for visitors, and a famous point in the tourist map of Vietnam owing to the diverse beauty spots on 16 dream-like islands.

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