Bao Ninh Beach
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Bao Ninh Beach

Whenever mentioning Quang Binh, many people will immediately think of the magnificent, world-famous cave system visited by many tourists. In addition to caves, the sea is also one of the beautiful landscapes in this land. One of the beaches that cannot be ignored in this land is Bao Ninh beach.

Not as crowded and busy as other famous beaches, but this Bao Ninh beach is loved by many tourists because of its wild, rustic beauty and extreme peace every time they visit. Let’s explore this beautiful beach with Origin Vietnam.

1. Where is Bao Ninh Beach?

Bao Ninh Beach is located in Bao Ninh commune, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province, Vietnam. About 3 km southeast of Dong Hoi city center and about 500 km south of Hanoi capital.

Nhat Le bridge lead in Bao Ninh

2. How is Bao Ninh beach unique?

With wild beauty, a long coastline and smooth white sand beaches. This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Quang Binh that tourists cannot miss.

Not as crowded as many other Quang Binh tourist destinations, Bao Ninh has the gentle beauty of a young woman. With clear blue water, fine sand, undulating rocky rapids, the coastline curves softly as if embracing every breath of the people of Bao Ninh coastal village.

3. When is the best time to visit Bao Ninh beach in Quang Binh?

Quang Binh’s climate is located in the tropical monsoon region, with a transitional climate influence between North and South Vietnam. Divided into two distinct seasons: Dry season from April to August, rainy season from September of the previous year to March of the following year. Although the weather is a bit sunny in the dry season, most of the province is covered by sea and rivers so it is still quite cool.

Around April and May, the weather is no rain, dry, bright sunshine, airy sky, fresh air,…This is the most ideal time to travel to Quang Binh. If you want to freely swim in the sea or stream, you can go in June and July.

If it is your first time setting foot on this beach, you will certainly be surprised by the indescribable feeling of peace that this place brings. The best time to see the sea is early morning and sunset. To fully experience the beauty of Bao Ninh beach, you should get up at dawn to catch the sunrise. This is also the time when the people of Bao Ninh fishing village go out to sea to bring back loads of fish and shrimp.

4. How to get to Bao Ninh beach, Quang Binh?

Bao Ninh beach

4.1 Moving To Quang Binh

4.1.1 By train

If you travel from Hanoi, Da Nang, Hue or Saigon, you can buy a train ticket to travel to Quang Binh.

  • Traveling from Hanoi: the train from Hanoi – Quang Binh takes about 10 hours. Seat tickets cost about 300,000 VND, bed tickets range from 500,000 – 700,000 VND depending on each floor. Those traveling from Vinh and Thanh Hoa can also use these trains.
  • From Da Nang, Hue: Hue is 160km from Quang Binh, traveling by train takes about 3 hours. The distance from Da Nang to Quang Binh is longer (about 270km), taking about 6 hours by train.
  • Traveling from Saigon: from Saigon you can book train tickets to Dong Hoi – Quang Binh station. The lowest ticket price is about 400,000 VND and can be up to 1,300,000 VND/ticket if you choose the type with better quality service.

4.1.2 By passenger car

When traveling to Quang Binh, in addition to the train, you can choose to travel by bus.

  • Traveling from Hanoi: Quang Binh tourist bus from Hanoi takes about 10 – 12 hours and costs 200,000 – 450,000 VND depending on the time. Buses from Hanoi usually depart at about 7:00 p.m. and arrive in Quang Binh at about 6:00 a.m. the next morning.
  • From Da Nang: the bus to Da Nang – Quang Binh takes about 5 hours, available at any time. Reference ticket price: 150,000 VND.
  • Traveling from Saigon: you can catch a bus at Mien Dong bus station for about 500,000 – 600,000 VND. However, note that because of the distance, if you choose to take a bus, it will be quite difficult and time-consuming.

4.1.3 By plane

If you want to save more time, you can book a plane ticket to Quang Binh.

  • Traveling from Hanoi: from Hanoi to travel to Quang Binh, you can buy a plane ticket with a flight time of about 1 hour.
  • Traveling from Saigon: from Saigon to Quang Binh by plane, flight time to Quang Binh is about 1.5 hours. The advice for you is to consult and book tickets early to book tickets at good prices.

4.2 Moving to Bao Ninh beach from Dong Hoi city

Located about 3 km from Dong Hoi city center, the road to Bao Ninh beach is also quite easy. If starting from the city center, people just need to follow Nhat Le temple and bridge road. Pass Nhat Le bridge, run straight a short distance and the deep blue of the sea appears in front of you.

The road is not too long, so people can choose to rent a motorbike to run along the beach to see the beauty of the sea. You can enjoy the cool breeze and “sea scent” to dispel your worries after a stressful day.

Motorbike rental price in Quang Binh is only from 120,000 – 200,000 VND/motorbike/day, the price will be different between scooter and manual motorbike. People should check the prices of a few locations to avoid renting at too expensive prices.

5. Activities and experiences when traveling to Bao Ninh beach, Quang Binh

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5.1 Immersing yourself in dreamy beauty

Bao Ninh Beach nestles on the shore of the endless ocean. It is one of the rare beaches that still retains the soul of pristine nature. Perhaps because of that beauty, this place is increasingly loved by tourists and comes to admire it every time they visit Quang Binh.

How wonderful it is to come here and walk on Bao Ninh beach, enjoying the fresh air of the sea. Sit and listen to the murmuring sounds of the waves, enjoy each wave of wind bringing a little moisture from the ocean. Those seemingly normal things give visitors unforgettable experiences.

In the distance, the long sandy beaches are rows of green coconut trees laden with fruit, and the trees seem to be swaying in the wind, creating a very pleasant sound. In addition, the wild sea morning glory flowers show off their small purple hues as well as adding color to the picture of the sea.

5.2 Catching sunrise and sunset by the beach

The sunrise and sunset views on the beach always have a great attraction for tourists and the same goes for Bao Ninh beach. During these transitional moments, the sky blends with the sea to create a splendid scene that makes viewers extremely attached.

When dawn breaks, the early morning sunlight shines on the sea water, creating an extremely beautiful iridescence. As the afternoon gradually falls, the sky prepares to descend the mountain to close a long day, the pink clouds that linger and gradually fade away create a beautiful sky.

5.3 Swimming at Bao Ninh beach

In addition to enjoying the scenery, swimming is an indispensable activity when traveling to the beach. The cool blue water at Bao Ninh beach will be a great experience for your trip. In addition to swimming, people can also join close friends and participate in beach activities and games to add more excitement to the fun.

And when traveling here, don’t forget to prepare beach clothes to check-in to this beautiful beach. There will certainly be no shortage of great virtual living corners for those who love taking check-in photos to save. embalm.

5.4 Participating in activities at Bao Ninh beach

In addition to sightseeing and swimming, visitors to the beach can also freely participate in fun games at Bao Ninh Square. This is an amusement and entertainment area built to serve tourists as well as a place to organize rain and fishing festivals for the people of Bao Ninh fishing village.

6. Specialties when traveling to Bao Ninh beach, Quang Binh

6.1 Enjoying fresh seafood in Bao Ninh beach

Traveling to the sea in general and to Bao Ninh beach in Quang Binh in particular, you can hardly miss enjoying sea specialties as well as famous dishes in Quang Binh. Coming here, you must definitely try the fresh sea specialties such as: Dried squid, grilled shrimp, steamed crabs, grilled crabs, sea snails,…

Fresh ingredients and special cooking methods of local people create a rich flavor that cannot be mixed with other places. If you go with friends or family, you can buy fresh seafood at the harbor in the early morning when the fishermen’s fishing boats have just arrived, or at nearby seafood markets to prepare it yourself. Surely you will not only enjoy fresh seafood but also have memorable experiences with friends and relatives.

6.2 Enjoying Quang Binh specialties

In addition to the specialty dishes in Bao Ninh coastal area, you also have the opportunity to enjoy the specialties of this beautiful land.

6.2.1 Fresh Seafood

Traveling to Quang Binh, you cannot miss the opportunity to enjoy delicious fresh seafood such as clams, fish, shrimp, cockles, snails, etc. In particular, the squid dish here is very popular with tourists because of thick squid, sweet. No matter how it is prepared, it is extremely attractive.

6.2.2 Porridge Soup

Porridge soup has a rich flavor from meat, fish, shrimp,…In which snakehead fish is an indispensable ingredient in a bowl of porridge and soup. A bowl of porridge is a harmonious combination of the white color of the flour, the yellow color of the snakehead fish, the pink color of the shrimp, the green color of the green onions,…And it has a unique flavor unique to Quang Binh .

6.2.3 Bot Loc Cake

The filter pulp shell is thin, transparent, fragrant and flexible. The filling includes shrimp – caught in the estuary so it has a taste that is both sweet and a little salty of the sea, pork and wood ear mushrooms (mushrooms) stir-fried moderately thick and fragrant with pepper. Quang Binh tapioca cake really becomes impressive when dipped in sweet and sour fish sauce and a few leaves of raw vegetables.

7. Accommodation when traveling to Bao Ninh beach, Quang Binh

It is not difficult for you to choose a place to stay in Quang Binh because the system of resorts, hotels, motels, and homestays here is very diverse. Depending on your financial ability and service needs, you can choose a 3-star – 5-star hotel. Especially, some accommodation spots with good services are highly appreciated by tourists, such as:

7.1 Resorts:

  • MANLI Resort Quang Binh. Address: No. 379 Truong Phap, Quang Phu Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Gold Coast Hotel Resort & Spa. Address: Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Bao Ninh, Bao Ninh Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Sun Spa resort. Address: Vo Nguyen Giap street, My Canh, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Celina Peninsula Resort. Address: Vo Nguyen Giap, Bao Ninh Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh Province.

7.2 Hotels:

  • Muong Thanh Holiday Quang Binh. Address: No. 119 Truong Phap, Hai Thanh ward, Hai Thanh, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Vinpearl Hotel Quang Binh. Address: Quach Xuan Ky, Hai Dinh, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Muong Thanh Luxury Nhat Le Hotel. Address: 121 Truong Phap, Bac Ly, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Nam Long Hotel. Address: 22 Ho Xuan Huong, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Riverside Hotel. Address: 15 Truong Phap, Dong My, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.

7.3 Homestays:

  • Ocean View Homestay. Address: Truong Phap Street, Quang Phu Village, Quang Phu Commune, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Dolphin Homestay. Address: 42 Nguyen Du, Dong My, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • RiverView HomeStay. Address: 93 Truong Phap, Bac Ly, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • ADP Homestay. Address: 42 Le Quy Don, Dong My, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.

7.4 Guesthouses:

  • High Dream Hostel. Address: 72 Cao Ba Quat, Dong An, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Motel April 30. Address: Truong Phap Street, Hai Thanh Ward, Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh.
  • Tinh Tam Guesthouse. Address: 44 Ly Thuong Kiet, Dong Phu ward, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Phuong Anh Guesthouse. Address: 48 Le Quy Don, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.
  • Thien Loc Guesthouse. Address: 27A Hoang Dieu, Nam Ly, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh.

8. Some famous tourist attractions near Bao Ninh beach, Quang Binh

8.1 Nhat Le Beach

About 9km from Bao Ninh, Nhat Le beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam. This place not only has blue sea and white sand but also has interesting sports activities such as volleyball, handball,… as well as enjoying extremely attractive seafood specialties.

To move from Bao Ninh, you just need to follow Vo Nguyen Giap street to Tran Hung Dao street. Then go through Nhat Le bridge, continue on Truong Phap street and you will see the sea on the right. Travel time only takes about 15 – 20 minutes.

8.2 Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave is the largest natural cave in the world, located in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang cave complex. More than 70 km from Bao Ninh beach, Son Doong Cave is located in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province.

Possessing a large cave system and diverse ecosystem, Son Doong Cave is a destination that attracts the attention of tourists. However, to ensure human safety as well as preserve the natural ecosystem at Son Doong, you can register to join a tour – the only organizer of a tour to explore Son Doong Cave approved by the government. Quang Binh province licensed.

8.3 Phong Nha Cave

Traveling to Bao Ninh beach, tourists can also visit Phong Nha Cave. To get here it will take you about 1 hour and 15 minutes to travel a distance of nearly 54km. From Bao Ninh, follow the direction of Vo Nguyen Giap, Tran Hung Dao and Phan Dinh Phung to Ho Chi Minh Road/QL16 at Viet Trung Farm. Then continue on DT20 to Phong Nha cave.

Phong Nha Cave in Quang Binh is known as one of the most beautiful caves in the world with unique natural values. Visitors coming here will be able to admire the beauty of the stalactite system, the geological museums deep in the limestone mountains or admire the only underground river in Vietnam.

8.4 Nhat Le Bridge

Going through Bao Ninh beach, people will have to cross Nhat Len bridge spanning the river of the same name. Passing by Nhat Le bridge, people can see the vast ocean in the distance and look at the gentle Nhat Le river at their feet.

A special intersection when one side is the sea and the other side is a river flowing quietly. Coming here at night, everyone will be able to see Dong Hoi city from above with sparkling lights. On the other side is the deep ocean with occasional flashing lights of ships. Everything seems to blend together to create a scene that captivates people’s hearts.

If you have the opportunity to travel to Quang Binh, don’t forget to visit Bao Ninh beach to listen to the whispering waves, the calm sea breeze as well as enjoy the attractive specialties of this place. Hopefully with useful information from Origin Vietnam – a professional tour operator. The above article will help you and your loved ones on your upcoming trip.

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