Ho Be Eco-tourism area belonging to Vinh Hai commune, Vinh Chau district, Soc Trang. Ho Be is a beach that has just been opened in the middle of the coastal protection forest. 5 km long beach, still rustic, untouched, smooth sand and gentle waves. It’s very suitable for weekend relaxing trips from Ho Chi Minh City.
How to go to Ho Be Eco-tourism area?
Ho Be is a beach located at the end of Hau river. Following Nam Hau River from Can Tho City to Ho Be is only about 90 kilometers, can go and return in the day. If coming from Soc Trang city, there are 3 ways to Ho Be:
- Firstly from City centre by provincial road 8, to Tai Van fork (My Xuyen district) to Vinh Chau and from Vinh Chau town to Vinh Hai. This road is about 55 kilometers long.
- The second is from Soc Trang by Provincial Road 8, to Tai Van T-junction (My Xuyen District) to Vinh Chau, to Khanh Hoa T-junction turning left to Hoa Dong commune, to Vinh Hai. This road is about 50 kilometers long. However, Khanh Hoa-Hoa Dong highway is more difficult to travel than Vinh Chau-Vinh Hai.
- The third is from Soc Trang City along Provincial Road 8 to Lich Hoi Thuong Commune (Long Phu District), following the national dyke road, passing My Thanh 2 Bridge to Vinh Hai. This road is shorter, about 45 kilometers.
How Ho Be Eco-tourism area is unique?
The name of Ho Be Eco-tourism area is formed from the process of sea invasion. The sedimentation has created a concave area like a large lake. When the tide rises, the sea water enters deep in the land. By the time of withdrawal. Then the generous sea left for Ho Be a smooth white sand beach with nearly 5 kilometers.
Nobody thinks that in the Mekong Delta tour. There is such a smooth sandy beach. Because hundreds kilometers of coastline in the area are muddy, black sand or alluvial mud. Remove barefoot sandals visitors will feel the smoothness of sand. Trying a motorcycle on the sand dunes, visitors can drive along this beach. It’s cool winds from the sea. At night, if you bring a tent, you can sleep here to listen to the music of seas under the moon.
It’s a great to wake up early to catch the sunrise. This season, the sun rises early. At 4:00 am, the horizon was bright and bright within an hour.
The Ho Be ecotourism area is also a shelter and breeding ground for many valuable aquatic species. For a long time, this area has formed sea crab grounds, clams, and blood cockles… That bring a significant income for local people. The abundance of aquatic resources is always associated with the planting and protection of coastal protection forests.
Come here you will be more interested in walking in green forests, enjoying the fresh air and being able to catch sea crabs or clams and cockles by hand.
Is it great to visit Ho Be Eco-tourism area?
At this place, visitors have the opportunity to learn the history of forming the land at the end of Hau river; find out where to establish the first Party cell of Vinh Chau district; Visit My Thanh 2 Bridge, visit the grave and listen to the legend of My Thanh Princess Sam Pha Hamlet, Lac Hoa Commune; visit the memorial beer house where the Party cell was established in Huynh Ky hamlet and the place of stopping the political prisoner led by Uncle Ton Duc Thang from Con Dao
Especially visit the traditional cultivation village of the Chinese people, visit the Khmer, communal and Vietnamese temples of Vietnamese and Chinese people to learn about the spiritual life of the peoples. All make up a fascinating tour, will surely please visitors!
Local people are looking forward to the completion of the Ho Be marine eco-tourism project soon. At that time, resorts building, sea activities, strong sports of Soc Trang like iron balls, basketball and beach volleyball were brought here? create rich and unique tourism products to serve tourists.
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