Besides beautiful other Vietnam beaches and emerald waters, rocky beaches in Vietnam are heaving with bizarre shapes or vivid color like masterpieces bestowed by the Creator.
Coming to Ghenh Da Dia (The Cliff of Stone Plates), Co Thach Beach or Hoang Hau (Queen) Beach, visitors will experience the mystery and mightiness of nature.
1. Jumping-Rocks Beach, Quang Binh
Coming to Quang Binh, you could be involved in blue waters and pristine white sandy beach decorated with hundreds of interesting stone grounds. The Jumping-Rocks Beach is close to the sea, at the bottom of Ly Hoa Pass, Bo Trach rural district. After about 30km from Dong Hoi following 1A highway to the north, you reach the rocky shore dotted with a lot of big, small, low and high stone pillars in various figures. Whenever waves make a thrust at rocks, they look like big frogs jumping on the waves, creating rustling sounds.Perhaps that is the origin of the name of Jumping-Rocks Beach.
Jumping Stones in beach – Quang Binh – Beaches in Vietnam
Coming here,tourists can go rowing, hiking or walk in the green poplar forest. Because of the mixture of its charming natural landscapes, Jumping-Rocks Beach is an ideal place for summer vacations.
2. Ly Son Island Beach, Quang Ngai
After 30 minutes on board, you reach the Be (small) island in An Binh Commune, Ly Son district where a neglected beach remains intact. Right here, many rugged cliffs and rocky grounds emerge between the sky and the sea. Whenever there are large waves, it seems as if the rock bank loomed in the dazzling white water, forming a fascinating scene. In the north is a beach heaving with thousands of twinkling pebbles below the blazing sky.
Ly Son Rocky Beach – Beaches in Vietnam
3. Ghenh Da Dia (The Cliffs of Stone Plates) Beach – One of the best beaches in Vietnam
Considered one of the most unique cliffs of beaches in Vietnam, the Cliffs of Stone Plates draw lots of tourists to Phu Yen because of strange blocks of rocks as arranged perfectly by nature.
The Cliffs of Stone Plates in Phu Yen
From afar, you can admire blocks of stones fitting together. They lie horizontally, vertically or obliquely, creating circular, hexagonal, pentagonal shapes, etc. as imaginable as a giant beehive. Small stones arrange evenly in the blue clear water, their color change according to shafts of sunlight.
4. Hoang Hau (Queen) Beach, Binh Dinh
Regarded as a natural gift and the finest beach of the martial land of Binh Dinh, Queen Beach attracts visitors to here. Legend said that Queen Nam Phuong chose this place as her own beach to bath. When she followed her husband – Emperor Bao Dai on his inspection tours in Central provinces of Vietnam. So the Queen Beach was born thence.
Queen Beach or Eggs Beach in Quy Nhon city – Binh Dinh
Along the coast are piles of rocks in disorder, forming caves, reefs and cliffs which play with sea waves all year round. Beside that, its name also is Nhan beach (Swallow Beach), perhaps this is the place where wild geese often flock to go hunting. Coming here, you will have wonderful feelings of walking in bare feet on ground and smooth stones like giant eggs which are overlapped one another on the beach. Each time waves slap the shore, the romantic scene appears again.
5. Co Thach (Ancient Stones) Beach, Binh Thuan
About 90 km from Phan Thiet city, Co Thach Beach with various stones in colors and shapes is one of the most wonderful beaches in Vietnam. This is the bank of seven-color stones due to impacts of tide, sea currents and salt water, etc. And rocks are pushed up ashore out of the bottom of the sea.
Co Thach Beach in Binh Thuan province
Visitors to there will be contemplating the Creator’s majestic works in weird shapes as similar as water taps, hands or animals. Due to waves and daylights, the colorful and fanciful stone bank changes all day long, making the beach more attractive. Not only in black or grey, are stones striking in brown, yellow, violet, white, turquoise, pink, etc.
6. Binh Chau Cliff of Stones Beach, Vung Tau
Binh Chau Cliff is one of wild and impressive beaches in Vietnam. Because of its giant blocks of stones standing out in the emerald sea. It is an attractive tourist destination of Vung Tau. Groups of stone blocks appear amongst the vast waves and stands out on the long white sandy beach.
You will have amazing experiences of witnessing big waves hitting the rocks noisily. And it creates dazzling white foam of over 10 meters in height. Be careful about bathing on the beach because the waters are quite strong. Unevenly, large rocks and ranges of stone reefs are very dangerous.
7. Dinh Cau rocky beach, Phu Quoc
Dinh Cau Floating Rocks Beach is dotted with large and old rock-tops eroded over time. In which stones emerge heaving with bizarre but spectacular shapes like the turtles or crocodiles opening their mouth in the open sea, etc. When winds come, thousands of white wave crests hitting the shore makes buzzing sounds.
Visitors to Dinh Cau Beach will be amazed by charming scene with sunlight, blue sea and white sand. Watching stunning sunset on the poetic sea is an exceptional event for visitors to Phu Quoc – Pearl Island.