Monkey Island - a small but attractive island in the Cat Ba archipelago, located in the southern part of Lan Ha Bay. Monkey Island will bring you unique and unforgettable experiences, along with beautiful memories of a pristine and majestic place.
To get to Monkey Island, you can travel by various means to Hai Phong, then take a high-speed boat or tourist boat to Cat Ba Island. From Cat Ba Island, it only takes about 10 minutes to get to Monkey Island by boat. You can choose 1, 2, or 3-day Monkey Island tours with various itineraries and services, suitable for your needs and budget. You can also explore Monkey Island on your own by renting a boat at Beo Pier or from tour companies on the island.
When visiting Monkey Island, you should not miss the following attractive destinations:
Pineapple Beach 1: This is the most beautiful beach on Monkey Island, located on the east side of the island. The beach is crescent-shaped, with fine white sand, clear and calm sea water. You can swim, rest on the sand, and enjoy the wonderful natural scenery. The beach also offers services for renting floats, swimsuits, kayaks, drinks…
Pineapple Beach 2: This is a smaller beach, located on the west side of the island. The beach has golden sand, clear water, and gentle waves. The beach is an ideal place to watch the sunrise and sunset over the sea, creating a poetic and romantic scene.
Snorkeling: Monkey Island has a diverse and rich coral ecosystem, with many species of colorful corals and sea fish. You can snorkel at Pineapple Beach 1 or Pineapple Beach 2, or take a boat to the surrounding small islands to explore the beautiful underwater world.
Play with monkeys: Monkey Island is home to more than 20 wild monkeys, brought back and released by the rangers. You can meet and play with these fun monkeys, but be careful as they can bite or steal your stuff. You should also respect and protect animals, do not throw stones, do not feed sweets or plastic.
Monkey Island is a must-visit tourist destination when you come to Cat Ba Island and Lan Ha Bay. This place will bring you unique and unforgettable experiences, along with beautiful memories of a pristine and majestic place.