Another beautiful island in Nha Trang for not missing this summer is Hon Mot Island, a small, peaceful and friendly island. Let’s check it out.

I. Where is Hon Mot Island?

Hon Mot Island in Nha Trang embraces a peaceful beauty that allows tourists to enjoy the rustic and idyllic features of the most unique village in Khanh Hoa province. The island is suitable for young people wishing to experience and portray colorful paintings and daily life of Khanh Hoa people.

Hon Mot Island Complete Travel Guide 2020

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Hon Mot is located in Vinh Nguyen ward, to the Southeast of Nha Trang city, about 9km from the coast and this is the smallest island in Nha Trang bay with an area of less than 1km2.

There are about 200 households on the island, mainly living on fishing and aquaculture like lobster farming.

II. How to get to Hon Mot Island?

You must travel by boats or canoes from Cau Da port to reach all of Nha Trang’s islands. From the city center, following Tran Phu street is the easiest route with less traffic jam.

Hon Mot Island Complete Travel Guide 2020

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You can take a taxi, Grab or rent a motorbike. If traveling by motorbike, the travel time is about 20 minutes, while taxis or Grab take 15 minutes. Reach Oceanographic Institute and you will see the port.

– Option 1: Self-sufficient means that you rent a canoe or ship. But you need to book in advance. They are only responsible for transporting you to the island, leaving you to take care of your own lunch or other expenses.

Fare: 500,000 VND – 1,700,000 VND/ boat or ship

– Option 2: Take the Nha Trang tour visiting many islands at the same time with 4 islands. Besides, you can also go to Tri Nguyen Aquarium, have lunch, play a floating bar. You will be picked up at the hotel, prepared vehicles to cross the island, arranged lunch and taken part in activities on the sea such as banana floats, floats, parachutes, flying at Bai Tranh.

Most tourists prefer the second option.

III. The best time to visit Hon Mot Island

The best time to visit Hon Mot Island is the dry season from March to September.

Hon Mot Island Complete Travel Guide 2020

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IV. What to explore in Hon Mot Island?

1. Stunning natural beauty

Hon Mot possesses white sandy beaches and clear sea with bottoms of various shapes, creating a charming natural landscape, which is extremely ideal for visitors to immerse themselves in the cool water.

Hon Mot Island Complete Travel Guide 2020

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When coming to the island, you will be overwhelmed with the beauty of the peaceful coastal village, but also very familiar with green moss-covered tile roofs and winding village roads.

2. Enjoy the peaceful local life

The locals are gentle, with smiles always on their lips. It is also great to enjoy a day living with them. Your journey will be much more interesting if you can experience the daily life of islanders, just rent a homestay and join the life of friendly fishermen and enjoy hospitality together like catching fish, or squid fishing, etc.

Hon Mot Island Complete Travel Guide 2020

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3.Immerse in amazing water activities

Hon Mot also has many coral reefs surrounding the island like Hon Mun, the home to a variety of colorful marine life. For those who are not good at swimming, they can still dive to see the coral here, just with glasses.

Tourists can also join a lot of water sports such as taking a boat with the glass bottom, the basket of glass bottom, canoe towing, water motor, fishing and enjoying fresh seafood, along with “floating wine party.”.

V. Explore Hon Mot Island with Vietbiz Travel

For more details and itinerary, please have a look at these trips. Or feel free to contact Vietbiz Travel. Let’s check.


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