HON MIEU ISLAND NHA TRANG

Hon Mieu Island Nha Trang

Hon Mieu Island Nha Trang is located in the village of Tri Nguyen, Nha Trang Bay. As a consequence of its proximity to the coast, it has a higher density of population than the other islands in Nha Trang Bay. In particular, the island attracts people from all over the world by several small beautiful beaches nearby such as Tranh beach, Mini beach, Coral Beach, and Tri Nguyen aquarium.

Hon Mieu Island Nha Trang Directions & Information:

Even though the island is only 1.3 km2 in size, the picturesque and unspoiled beauty of a fishing village makes it a popular destination for foreign travelers.

The name "Hon Mieu" is originated from the pronunciation of the word "temple" on the island. As a consequence, the island features a temple in the south. In addition to honoring the local god, the ancestors of this temple also worshipped Ong Nam Hai (Whale). People here commonly hold rainy and windy festivities twice a year, in the spring and autumn. They pray for a good fishing season. Residents from Hon Tam, Hon Mot, and Hon Tre also attend these events.

The name "Hon Mieu" is originated from the pronunciation of the word "temple" on the island. As a consequence, the island features a temple in the south. In addition to honoring the tutelary god, the ancestors of this temple also worshipped Ong Nam Hai (Whale). People here commonly hold rainy and windy festivities twice a year, in the spring and autumn. They pray for a good fishing season. Residents from Hon Tam, Hon Mot, and Hon Tre also attend these events.

Hon Mieu Fishing Village Nha Trang:

Explore the fishing village on Hon Mieu island as your first activity when you are there. As a consequence of the island's high population density, aquaculture and fishing are very popular on the island. For a thorough exploration of all of the island, take the beaten path or ask the locals for assistance.

The fishing village here still has the traditional elements of the old Vietnamese fishing villages, such as basket boats and floating rafts. This is one of the most touristy spots for those who want to discover the fishermen's daily life.

The bamboo basket boating will be a must-do if you're looking to try something new on this island. After docking the fishing boat, bamboo basket boats are the primary mode of transport for fishermen who need to move short distances at sea. You can rent a private basket boat to move around and try out rowing. This activity is very attractive to the foreign tourists

To visit Hon Mieu island, you can rent a speedboat or a wooden boat. Because of the distance close to the shore, it only takes about 5-10 minutes to travel by speedboat and about 15-20 minutes by wooden boat from Vinh Truong pier.

With a convenient location along with the beauty of Hon Mieu, you definitely cannot ignore this tourist spot when traveling to Nha Trang.

Hon Mieu Island Nha Trang

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