Da Nang is a modern coastal city, famous for its beautiful beaches, fascinating bridges, and attractive amusement parks. But besides these destinations, Da Nang also has a spiritual, ancient, and sacred beauty, which is the Son Tra Peninsula. The Son Tra Peninsula is likened to a precious gem that nature has bestowed on the city of Da Nang.
The Son Tra Peninsula is located in Son Tra District, about 10 km northeast of the center of Da Nang city. The peninsula has an area of about 60 km2, a length of 13 km, a width of 5 km, and the narrowest place is 2 km. The Son Tra Peninsula, together with Hai Van Pass, encloses Da Nang city and Da Nang Bay.
The Son Tra Peninsula has diverse terrain, with high mountains, deep valleys, beautiful beaches, and wonderful coral reefs. The Son Tra Peninsula also has a beautiful primeval forest, with over 1,000 plant species and over 300 animal species, many of which are rare such as brown-legged langurs, wild cats, silver foxes, dog-headed monkeys…
The Son Tra Peninsula has many attractive destinations for tourists to visit and explore. One of the most prominent places is Linh Ung Pagoda, where the tallest statue of Guanyin in Vietnam is located, standing 67 m high on a 35 m high lotus pedestal. From the Guanyin statue, tourists can admire the panoramic view of Son Tra Peninsula, the East Sea, and Da Nang city.
When visiting the Son Tra Peninsula, tourists can also visit other places such as the thousand-year-old banyan tree, the chessboard peak, the Son Tra lighthouse, Bang rapids, the green lake, Tien Sa eco-tourism area… This peninsula also has many beautiful and pristine beaches, such as Bac beach, But beach, Obama rock beach, Nam beach… Tourists can swim, snorkel, fish, kayak, paraglide, surf… depending on their preferences and abilities.
The Son Tra Peninsula is a must-visit tourist destination when coming to Da Nang. This place offers tourists unique and unforgettable experiences, both immersing themselves in beautiful nature, admiring unique and sacred architecture, and enjoying delicious dishes and specialties of this place. The Son Tra Peninsula will surely make you delighted and surprised.