Dung Quat Bay – Quang Ngai’s ‘sleeping princess’


Do not because Ly Son is so beautiful that you forget about other attractions of Quang Ngai, because there are countless picturesque beaches that make visitors bewildered, typically Dung Quat Bay.

About Dung Quat Bay

Dung Quat Bay or Quyt Valley is located in two communes Binh Thanh and Binh Thuan of Binh Son district, in the north of Quang Ngai province, and borders on Nui Thanh district, Quang Nam province and is about 18km from the coast. 

It is known that Dung Quat is divided into 2 small bays: 1 bay with an area of ​​132 km2 extending from Thanh Long mountain to Co Co cape, more than 20m deep and 1 bay connecting Son Tra sea mouth to Co Co cape, with an area of ​​about approx. 7 km2, from 6 to 20m deep. 

In particular, the small bay, surrounded by the majestic Nam Tram mountain range, is more poetic, so it was chosen as a place to build a cluster of ports for oil and gas, containers, commerce, services… and industrial parks. oil and gas, food, steel rolling… Therefore, this place is always crowded and bustling with visitors.Dung Quat Bay - where there are many mobile boatsThe port is where many boats anchor (Photo @arcthien_tropicalhome)

How to get to Dung Quat Bay

From the center of Quang Ngai city, visitors go north to National Highway 1A, go to Dien May XANH Supermarket, turn right onto Doc Soi – Dung Quat street, at the intersection with Thanh Nien street, turn left, after Go through the roundabout about 1.6km, then turn right to reach Dung Quat beach.

From the coast, you can rent a canoe for 200,000 VND / person / time or a boat for 150,000 VND / person / person to reach Dung Quat Bay .

The poetic beauty of Dung Quat Bay

The first impression when arriving in Vung Quyt Bay Quang Ngai is a vast green color of trees, mountains, sea and sky, and the white sparkling white sand and floating clouds, making visitors not willing to look away.Fresh beauty - the highlight of Dung Quat Bay Fresh, unspoiled scenery on the bay (Photo @tien.tinker)

In addition, the bay also impresses with the rocky dunes of different shapes jutting out into the middle of the sea, looking like a group of dolphins emerging to sunbathe, combined with the eye-catching blue basket boats of fishermen. “Lying” relaxing on the sand, forming an idyllic but strangely poetic watercolor painting.rocks and boats - interesting beauty of Dung Quat Bay As beautiful as a watercolor painting (Photo by Doan Kingdom)

In the distance is Dung Quat breakwater stretching more than 1.6km – the longest dyke in Southeast Asia with giant stone embankments with 3 ends like petals stacked and reaching out into the middle of the sea, like an arm. giant in the afternoon sun, standing here and making some virtual live photos is guaranteed to be off the table.breakwater - a real virtual living spot in Dung Quat BayThe famous breakwater (Photo @iam_nhu_y)

Besides, the straight green pine hill located on the mountain range in the middle of the bay with small and steep trails, will give you a feeling of being lost in Da Lat amidst the immense waves.Pine hill - beautiful virtual living spot in Dung Quat BayLike a Da Lat on the sea (Photo @1711anhthu)

However, the most beautiful Dung Quat Bay is probably when the sunrise dyes the whole space pink with a pristine mist like a fairy scene on the sea surface and when the golden sunset falls, making the sea water seem like it is inlaid with gold. sparkling comparison, witnessing that scene, making sure the soul will feel peaceful and relaxed.dawn - impressive moment on Dung Quat Bay Dreamy dawn (Photo @boongdau)sunset - beautiful moment on Dung Quat Bay Charming sunset (Photo @_quanbanana)

Great experiences at Dung Quat Bay

With the advantage of clear blue sea and relatively shallow nearshore, Dung Quat Binh Son Bay is a great place for you to immerse yourself in the cool water and cool off in the summer. Or simply sitting on the rocks and playing in the water is not bad.Playing in the water - interesting activities on Dung Quat BaySitting in the water is also very interesting (Photo @_myli014_)

Besides, visitors can also go up the mountain to visit the ancient lighthouse, when the lights are lit up at night, it will be extremely shimmering and attractive.lighthouse - attractive destination in Dung Quat Bay Outstanding lighthouse on the mountain (Photo @cao.nguyen96)

When walking along the rocky beach, visitors can not only breathe in the fresh and fresh air in the bay, but also find snails and oysters under the thin rocks. Even more interesting is to take the snails themselves as bait for fishing or hunting fish in the rock hole. After harvesting quite a lot of results, they bring them up to make grilled dishes, boiled right on the sand in the rich flavor of the poetic Dung Quat sea , oh happiness is probably just that.

It doesn’t matter if you can’t fish, because the people on the bay also regularly provide delicious dishes such as king crab, grilled sea trout, grilled rice paper dipped in vegetable broth or fresh steamed squid with sweet and spicy meat dipping sauce. Spicy green salt is fragrant… guaranteed to be “tasty and sore underarms”.seafood - delicious food at Dung Quat Bay The food here is delicious from the table (Photo @vitorhiphop)

Another interesting activity that anyone who comes to Dung Quat Bay cannot miss is sitting on a small canoe floating along the shore, then to Ba and Ong islands in the distance. giants guarding the sea, to hear the songs of many seabirds echoing in the hollows of the rocks.

In addition, visitors can also go a little west to the poetic Khe Hai beach to take some good check-in photos, or go to Bai Xep, Small Beach, Big Beach and Bai Ball to see the amazing wild nature. Animals, it’s all just me and the vast sky, how wonderful it is.Khe Hai beach - destination near Dung Quat Bay An impressive angle of Khe Hai beach (Photo Facebook Nguyen Thu Phuong)

Revealing, every year on the 4th of January, people often hold a boat racing festival on the bay. Accordingly, boats exquisitely decorated with mascots: dragon (dragon), ly (lion), Quy (turtle), phoenix (phoenix), and many brilliant patterns, will be chosen by young people. with muscular hands moving forward together, surrounded by hundreds of thousands of people clapping and cheering, flags and drums echoed throughout the bay. Therefore, if you are a lover of excitement, you definitely should not miss this occasion.

Summer is here, let’s immediately add a little “vitamin sea” to make summer days more fresh with a trip to Dung Quat Bay in Quang Ngai !

Photo: Internet