Co Thach Beach – A Mesmerizing Destination For A Spring Trip
Phan Thiet has had a reputation for the deserted and romantic beauty of beaches. Among these, the Co Thach beach is famous for its seven-colored stone beach. The beach is about 90 kilometers from Phan Thiet City and 300 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City. Unspoilt by tourism, it is calm and charming enough for tourists to visit and to relieve stress after exhausting days.
Spring is the best time for tourists to go for moss hunting. Co Thach moss beach appeared a few years ago. The moss bed grows thickly beautiful, clinging tightly to the rocks, creating a strange yet attractive scenery.
|The beach is about 90 kilometers from Phan Thiet City and 300 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Vietnam Discovery Travel
According to local people, the best time to see moss on the beach is around 5-6 a.m., when the tide is low, revealing the rocks beneath the surface. The moss season in Co Thach usually appears at the end of January every year and only lasts about a month. Depending on the weather and water conditions, the moss season can sometimes last longer.
The magical beauty of the moss beach is an ideal destination for those who like to explore the beauty of nature. This is also an opportunity for photographers to enjoy exploring unique angles and discovering other parts of Binh Thuan.
|The mesmerizing scenery of moss-covered rocks. Photo: Vietnam Travel Guides
When the sun shines on the beach, stones become sparkling with seven hues of the rainbow after the rain. Seen from afar, the panorama of Co Thach Beach resembles an exciting and vivid picture, which is in harmony with the sky and the land. The stones go ashore, side by side as if they embroidered an endlessly iridescent carpet.
|When the sun shines on the beach, stones become sparkling with seven hues of the rainbow after the rain. Photo: Vietnam Travel Guides
At dawn, tourists will be stunned when they take a breathtaking view of the heaven where the sea meets the land. The imposing rocks with odd shapes stand freely under the blue sky. This place of interest will be a mysterious gift for avid travelers and people who are curious about discovering new things.
Besides sunbathing on the beach, tourists should try out mud bathing in Vinh Hao Commune, Tuy Phong Province, Binh Thuan Province. This place at which a lot of people call every year to bury in smooth mud with a view to both cleaning the skin and relaxing.
|At dawn, tourists will be stunned when they take a breathtaking view of the heaven where the sea meets the land. Photo: The Saigon Times
Mui Ne Hill nestles after the ranges of mountains, so it looks tranquil and pristine. Compared to the small desert, the destination will be an indispensable tourist attraction on your trip to Co Thach Beach. On temperate and cool days, visitors indulge in playing with colorful sand or taking a seat to catch the strong winds. Mui Ne Hill resembles a simple picture with sand and weeds that reflect the secluded life.
How to get to Co Thach Beach
Using trains is the safest way to go from Ho Chi Minh City to Co Thach Beach. Travelers can book online tickets or connect to Saigon Railway Station for offline booking tickets. However, the train takes almost 4-5 hours to get to Co Thach Beach, and the price is quite expensive.
Riding a motorbike is a cost-effective way to get to this destination. Starting from Saigon, tourists follow the direction of National Highway 1A to the Lien Huong (Tiep Phong) junction. Turn right and go about 3km to Co Thach.
What to eat in Co Thach Beach
Co Thach is famous for food from the sea with fresh ingredients such as lobsters, crabs, oysters, fish, and so on. Thanks to the typical recipe, the courses here are different from other establishments. If tourists want to find something for a memory, they can drop in seafood markets. They offer a wide range of souvenirs made of seashells.
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