Son Tra peninsula not only attracts tourists with beautiful beaches but also delicious food. So let’s explore with Vietnam Reviewer the delicious dishes available in Son Tra Peninsula.
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The most beautiful beaches in the Son Tra Peninsula
Bai Bac is located between Ganh Dong and Ganh Tay, which makes Bai Bac possess many advantages in tourism. Thanks to the charming scenery and sandy beach stretching from Bai Bac, the Intercontinental resort was built. It is rated as the most beautiful and expensive resort in Vietnam up to the present time.
Visitors can choose Bai Bac as a luxury resort, swimming in the sea or checking in, living a virtual life is ideal. Because of its strong investment, Bai Bac is also known as a 5-star beach. Standing from the rooms, you can catch the beautiful North Beach, extremely luxurious private swimming pools, and the beautiful Son Tra mountains.
Coming to Son Tra Peninsula, visitors will be introduced to Bai But, which is a quite famous beach. Standing from Linh Ung Pagoda, you can look down to see the vast Bai But, with a beautiful stretch of sandy beach. Nestled between the deep green mountains and forests, Bai But appears like a Buddha realm, adorned with unique and ancient works. At Bai But, there are many sports activities such as windsurfing, skydiving, and diving to see corals.
Obama Rock Beach
Obama Rock Beach, also known as Black Rock Beach, from Linh Ung Pagoda about 4 km further you will see this rocky beach, located on the right. This is the hot spot that has been mentioned a lot in recent times. The reason it is called Black Rock Beach is that there are many impressive black rocks here. On the contrary, the water here is blue and clear, creating contrasting colors, unintentionally creating a more beautiful landscape.
Now, Obama Rock Beach has been invested into an attractive tourist destination. Not only have huts built for people to focus on playing and eating but also have an ideal wooden bridge for young people to live virtually. Couples also choose Black Rock Beach to keep the most impressive wedding photos.
Also known as Bai Nom, is also one of the beautiful beaches in Son Tra. There are many luxury resorts and resorts here, which you can see from the location of My Khe Beach in the city. Its location is right on Hoang Sa Street, going straight for 3-4 km. Here, visitors can experience many interesting activities, typically snorkeling, swimming, camping, and exploring the scenery.
What to eat in the Son Tra Peninsula
Covering a large sea area, and very close to Tho Quang fishing port, seafood is an extremely popular dish. There are many restaurants and eateries gathered around the island, with countless fresh seafood dishes such as shrimp, fish, squid, crab, octopus, etc. Because the seafood here has just been caught, so always ensures freshness, at an extremely cheap price.
If you do not want to eat at restaurants, young people can go to the market and prepare seafood right on the beach. Almost all beaches like Bai Rang or Bai Obama have areas and huts for visitors to sit, have barbecues, and enjoy right there. Of course, if you already have a lot of experience traveling to the Son Tra peninsula then you should choose this way. Otherwise, just go to the restaurant to order quickly but also variety, the price is also very affordable.
Wild vegetables and wild meat
Speaking of Son Tra specialties, it is impossible to ignore wild meat and wild vegetables with very special and delicious flavors. All types of meat are hunted, and raised in the forest, for example, wild chicken, rabbit meat, or wild boar. These ingredients will be grilled, steamed, fried,… in the style of the local people, very rustic and delicious. Of course, if you want to eat wild meat, you have to contact the people here, but you are not allowed to hunt on your own.
Wild meat is best when eaten with wild vegetables. On the Son Tra Peninsula, there are countless types of vegetables that grow wild, on the mountain slopes such as forest tamarind, coriander, plantain, coriander, etc. The characteristics of these vegetables are that they grow naturally, without spraying pesticides, very fresh, and have a very unique flavor. Washed wild vegetables, boiled and then dipped with fish sauce or used to cook hot pot, and cooked sour soup are great.
Although it is a rustic drink, it is delicious and is loved by people. To make coconut wine, people preliminarily process coconut shells and then inject the yeast mixture into the coconut. Cover, then incubate until the aroma is ready to drink. At this time, coconut wine has a pungent taste, which is both strange and stimulating to drink. Coconut wine, once enjoyed with wild meat, makes the dish more flavorful.
Travel tips in the Son Tra Peninsula
For those who travel to Son Tra by motorbike, remember to bring full vehicle documents, driver’s license, etc. Because the Son Tra route is quite steep, and there is no place to repair the car, pay attention to checking the car carefully and testing the brakes and tires to see if there are any problems.
Currently, the management of the Son Tra peninsula has banned tourists from using scooters from the thousand-year-old banyan tree to the top of Ban Co. You can just park your car and go by transit vehicle, or drive a digital car to go. Therefore, if you have planned to go to Ban Co, you should remember to rent a car to go and choose really good cars. On the way, there are many winding, vertical slopes that are difficult to walk, so only male friends should be at the wheel.
Because the locations are close to each other, you only need 1 day to visit all of Son Tra Peninsula. The most reasonable option is to go from the morning, have fun until about 3 pm down the mountain, then stop for the seafood, and then go back to the hotel. If you don’t have time, you can shorten it to just 1 session and it’s still ok. To fill your belly on the road, remember to bring drinking water and snacks.
To have a complete trip, remember to bring personal items such as sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a hat, a jacket, camera. Especially binoculars (if available) to easily observe the animals’ lives as well as the distant seascape.
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