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Bao Ninh Peninsula

Bao Ninh Peninsula is a gift that nature bestows on this sunny and windy region of Central Vietnam. Because of possessing pristine, charming beauty and clear beaches. Thus, this place is increasingly becoming a prominent destination in the tourism map of Quang Binh. Let’s explore this beautiful place with Origin Vietnam.

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1. Where is Bao Ninh Peninsula?

Bao Ninh peninsula is located on the Nhat Le river, in Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province, Vietnam. About 168 km northwest of Hue city and about 502 km south of Hanoi capital. With geographical location:

  • The North borders the sea.
  • The East borders the sea.
  • The West borders Nhat Le River.
  • The South borders Gia Ninh commune, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh province.

2. How is Bao Ninh peninsula unique?

When coming to Bao Ninh peninsula, visitors will be immersed in the clear, quiet air, seemingly only hearing the sounds of waves, wind and the smell of the ocean. On the vast coastline, coconut groves laden with fruit intermingle with simple roofs adorned with images of colorfully decorated wooden poles. All bring impressive wild beauty to Bao Ninh. Especially in the afternoon, Bao Ninh beach becomes more attractive than ever.

3. When is the best time to visit Bao Ninh peninsula?

The best time to travel to Bao Ninh peninsula is in the summer and fall, when the weather is warm and sunny with little rain. Therefore, it is convenient for transportation and suitable for participating in beach activities.

Different from other “burning” areas in Quang Binh. Bao Ninh Peninsula has a pleasant climate, very suitable for relaxation

Besides, in winter and spring, staying at resorts and hotels here still gives tourists a pleasant and relaxing feeling.

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4. How to get to Bao Ninh peninsula from Dong Hoi city?

Today, there are two modern bridges spanning the Nhat Le River connecting the city center with Bao Ninh commune, Nhat Le 1 and Nhat Le 2 bridges, and in the near future, Nhat Le 3 bridge will be inaugurated. That’s why. Traveling between the two banks of Nhat Le becomes quite easy.

In particular, the internal region of Bao Ninh peninsula has now formed a modern transportation system including Vo Nguyen Giap road connecting from Nhat Le 1 bridge to the communes of Quang Ninh district, Nhat Le street close to the river bank, Nguyen Thi Dinh street runs parallel to Vo Nguyen Giap street, forming a continuous traffic system.

Therefore, moving from Dong Hoi city center to Bao Ninh peninsula is extremely simple, you just need to cross the above bridges to reach Bao Ninh peninsula.

5. History of Bao Ninh peninsula

Moreover, Bao Ninh Peninsula has a diverse and interesting history. It has witnessed many important historical changes and events. According to historical records, today’s Bao Ninh land originally belonged to the geographical continent of Champa. During the Ly dynasty, it belonged to Lam Binh district, during the Tran dynasty, it belonged to Tan Binh district, during the Le dynasty, it belonged to Tien Binh district, during the reign of Lord Nguyen, it belonged to Quang Binh palace, under the 4th Tu Duc dynasty (1851) it belonged to Phong Dang district, later changed to Phong Dang district. Quang Ninh government. All 8 villages on this sand strip under French colonial rule belonged to Vo Xa district, Quang Ninh district.

After the uprising, when the government returned to the people, 8 villages on the Bao Ninh peninsula gathered to form a commune government. On August 25, 1945, the Provisional Revolutionary People’s Committee of Tuong Sa commune was born. On January 6, 1946, the entire Quang Ninh district began establishing communes and changed the name of Truong Sa commune to Bao Ninh commune.

Today, Bao Ninh is a commune in Dong Hoi city, with an area of ​​17.67km2, a population of about 12 thousand people divided into 8 branches: Cua Phu, Dong Duong, Ha Duong, Ha Thon, Ha Trung, My Canh, Sa Dong, Trung Binh.

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6. The beauty of Bao Ninh peninsula

Especially, Bao Ninh Peninsula owns a clear blue beach with long stretches of smooth sand. At first glance, you might think this is a scene that doesn’t exist in Vietnam. On hot summer days, you can come here to immerse yourself in the cool green space, inhale the scent of the sea, close your eyes and relax listening to the sound of the waves. Sometimes a vacation just needs emotions like that.

With a harmonious layout combining sand dunes, rivers, lakes, seas mixed with green trees. Bao Ninh Peninsula is increasingly growing to become a famous tourist destination in Quang Binh attracting a large number of tourists from all over to come here for vacation.

7. Activities and experiences in Bao Ninh peninsula

7.1 Participating in activities on the beach

When coming to Bao Ninh peninsula, you have the opportunity to participate in many interesting and exciting entertainment activities right on the beach or in the square. In addition to swimming and having fun, you don’t forget to enjoy the fresh seafood dishes prepared by chefs with the unique flavor of Quang Binh people. On the other hand, if you come here during the festival, you can also participate in the fishing and harvest festival organized by local people.

7.2 Watching the sunset and sunrise

If you have the opportunity, go to Bao Ninh peninsula early in the morning to see the picturesque sunrise. When the first rays of sunlight begin to shine on the sea, all the space here becomes sparkling and sparkling, extremely romantic.

Otherwise, if you can’t catch the sunrise in time, you can come in the late afternoon to hunt for the sunset. The sunset that dyes the whole sea yellow to end the day is an extremely wonderful scene. At this time, everything is very gentle but leaves deep impressions in the hearts of visitors.

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8. Specialties when traveling to Bao Ninh peninsula

8.1 Fresh Seafood

When 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.

8.2 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. In particular, 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,…It has a unique flavor of Quang Binh land.

8.3 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. Bot loc cake really becomes impressive when dipped in sweet and sour fish sauce and a few leaves of raw vegetables.

8.4 Eel Porridge

This is a memorable country dish for tourists when traveling to Quang Binh. The fresh eel pieces are stir-fried with meat before to absorb the spices, spicy and tingling, fragrant with pepper, making the porridge more flavorful. Finally, a bowl of hot, fragrant eel porridge, each piece of eel is juicy and flavorful with chopped coriander and onions.

8.5 Oyster Porridge

After cleaning, fresh oysters are stir-fried to absorb spices, fragrant with onions and slightly spicy with pepper and chili. Especially, wherever the customer calls, the shop owner puts the oysters into pre-cooked rice porridge, heats it up, and adds herbs and chopped green onions. Thus, oyster porridge is greasy, delicious and full of nutrition.

9. Accommodation when traveling to Bao Ninh peninsula

9.1 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.

9.2 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.
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10. Some other famous tourist destinations near Bao Ninh peninsula

10.1 Nhat Le Beach

Actually, Nhat Le beach is located right next to Bao Ninh peninsula, so you can combine these two places in your tour. When you finish walking at Nhat Le beach, you just need to cross Nhat Le bridge to reach Bao Ninh peninsula.

In addition, when standing on Nhat Le bridge, you can take in your eyes the clear blue and peaceful Bao Ninh sea. Coming here, it seems like all the daily fatigue has disappeared.

10.2 Mother Suot Monument

Mother Suot’s monument is located right next to the Nhat Le river boat, so it is quite close to Bao Ninh peninsula. This is a historical site that leaves many impressions on every visitor when visiting. In 2003, the monument to Mother Suot and the entire memorial complex were officially inaugurated.

So, the towering monument there represents the spirit of Mother Suot. Which always lives forever with the mountains, the country and in the hearts of every Vietnamese child.

10.3 Son Doong Cave

Son Doong Cave is a landmark belonging to the Phong Nha – Ke Bang relic complex located in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh. This place possesses an extremely mysterious and surreal cave system that attracts many tourists from all over the world to explore and conquer.

With a length of nearly 9 km, Son Doong cave is like a new planet with its own climate, ecosystem, flora and fauna. On the ceiling of the cave, there are two large sinkholes that allow sunlight and rain to enter, creating a unique forest.

Every corner in the cave has stalactites of all shapes and sizes. Each angle of light shining on these stalactites emits different sparkling light.

Coming to Bao Ninh peninsula, all the noise, dust and hustle and bustle of the city have receded behind. Returning this place to a quiet, fresh space. Only the sound of the wind and the waves of the ocean blend together to create a pleasant love song.

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