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Vietnam Top Destinations: Stunning coral reefs in Hon Yen island

07:24 | 11/07/2020

If you travel to Phu Yen on the first day of the month or the middle of the lunar month at low tide, you will have an opportunity to view a large area of ​​coral stands out on the surface of the water shimmering with unique colors and shapes that you cannot find anywhere else.

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In the low tide time, an open rocky beach linking the coast with Hon Yen and Hon Dun appears

The cluster of Hon Yen includes Hon Yen, Hon Dun, Ganh Yen, coral reefs, festivals of the inhabitants of the sea village of Nhon Hoi village, An Hoa commune, Tuy An district, Phu Yen Province has just been recognized as a national landscape in 2018

vietnam top destinations stunning coral reefs in hon yen island

A red starfish on coral reef

The Hon Yen Cluster is a complex of rocky islands located near the shore and a range of the low Rocky Mountains, of which Hon Yen is the most prominent highlight. Hon Yen is located about 400m from the coast, with an area of ​​nearly 2ha, a height of 70m; about 50m from Hon Yen to the shore is Hon Dun, an area of ​​about 0.1ha, the height of about 20m.

The sea section connecting the mainland with Hon Yen and Hon Dun is relatively shallow, when the tide is low, an open rocky beach linking the coast with Hon Yen and Hon Dun appears. To the northwest of Hon Yen is Hon Choi, a small, long mountain along the coast. Hon Choi is about 40m high, the side contiguous to the sea is eroded by waves and being formed into vertical cliffs, the land surface is flat with sand dunes extending to the west.

The sea section connecting the mainland with Hon Yen and Hon Dun is relatively shallow, when the tide is low, an open rocky beach linking the coast with Hon Yen and Hon Dun appears. To the northwest of Hon Yen is Hon Choi, a small, long mountain along the coast. Hon Choi is about 40m high, the side contiguous to the sea is eroded by waves and being formed into vertical cliffs, the land surface is flat with sand dunes extending to the west.

In the tide recedes, natural coral reefs appear with multiple colors and strange shapes that create a long 150-meter coral road connecting seashore to Hon Yen. This event has attracted a lot of travelers.

At that time, large, round, smooth rocks covered in green moss suddenly turned bright yellow. The blue sky becomes background for the green of Hon Yen; the blue color of the seawater mixed with the green color of rocks and moss are contrasting with the bright red color of Hon Dun in the sun.

Off the shore, a bit, get wet from the knees to the waist, wade into the water, or thanks to a small bottle of swimming pool, you will enjoy a colorful party and extremely lively shape of the sea world. Wading a little bit far from the seashore, and getting wet from knee to waist or renting a guffaw, travelers can enjoy a colorful party.

vietnam top destinations stunning coral reefs in hon yen island
When the tide recedes, a whole large area of corals appears with a sparkling beauty
vietnam top destinations stunning coral reefs in hon yen island

Colorful Starfishes makes coral reef a colorful picture

vietnam top destinations stunning coral reefs in hon yen island

Brilliant as a flower garden

vietnam top destinations stunning coral reefs in hon yen island

The beauty of the natural coral ecosystem at Hon Yen when the tide recedes

vietnam top destinations stunning coral reefs in hon yen island

The beauty of the natural coral ecosystem at Hon Yen when the tide recedes

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