Phu Quoc, Cat Ba amongst most idyllic islands in Southeast Asia

Phu Quoc, Cat Ba among most idyllic islands in Southeast Asia

A girl on a ship on Phu Quoc Island. Photograph by VnExpress/Phan Phuong

Canadian travel journal The Travel listed Phu Quoc Island within the south and northern Cat Ba Island among the many most beautiful islands in Southeast Asia.

The journal mentioned Thailand is understood within the area for lovely islands, however there are different idyllic islands in different components of Southeast Asia which can be much more reasonably priced.

It got here up with a listing of the highest 10 islands in Southeast Asia that are not in Thailand, which incorporates Phu Quoc and Cat Ba.

“Cat Ba Island gives numerous wildlife, scenic climbing trails, and stress-free beaches. It has a budding tourism infrastructure with some hostels and lodges out there to e book on the island,” the journal wrote.

Cat Ba Archipelago within the northern metropolis of Hai Phong, adjoining to world heritage website Ha Lengthy Bay, has 367 islands, of which Cat Ba is the most important.

The island is surrounded by limestone karst mountains rising from turquoise waters that make it a super vacation spot for cruise excursions.

The Travel additionally urged vacationers to discover Phu Quoc Island off Vietnam’s southern coast, calling it “the proper strategy to finish a visit to Vietnam,” offering travelers a very totally different perspective on Vietnam’s landscapes.

It is doable to fly to Phu Quoc from Ho Chi Minh Metropolis or take a ferry from Ha Tien beach city.

“Whereas Phu Quoc is essentially the most handy island to go to within the south, travelers visiting Hanoi within the north of the nation will discover Cat Ba extra accessible,” the journal famous.

Phu Quoc, dubbed “pearl island”, has develop into a worldwide vacation spot after getting a world airport in 2012 and permitting 30-day visa-free entry for foreigners in 2014.

The Travel‘s record additionally contains Koh Rong in Cambodia, Perhentian Islands in Malaysia, Lombok in Indonesia and Siargao within the Philippines.