Son Tra Peninsula is an ideal destination for those who want to combine tourism with exploring nature.
Son Tra Peninsula belongs to Tho Quang ward, Son Tra district. This place is likened to the “green lung” of Da Nang because it has a fresh year-round climate and the natural landscape is still wild and poetic. Moreover, this peninsula also has three sides bordering the sea which is extremely impressive. When coming here, you will have the opportunity to experience many tourism activities associated with nature, and at the same time discover the beauty of culture and long history.
To get to Son Tra peninsula, you can travel by many means such as car, motorbike, train route Hanoi – Da Nang or Ho Chi Minh City – Da Nang. However, to save time, you should choose to go by plane.
After arriving in Da Nang, you start from Dragon Bridge, go straight across the bridge to the end of the road, then turn left onto Vo Nguyen Giap Street. Continue going straight to Hoang Sa road to reach the foot of the peninsula. Most of the sightseeing places are located along this route.
Photo: Dang Cong Loi, @vysayhi
When is the best time to visit Son Tra?
No matter what time of year, Son Tra still has its own attractions. From March to September is the time when the weather is dry and sunny, suitable for you to participate in activities such as swimming, “hunting” romantic sunsets, traveling on winding roads, etc. From late August to mid-September, there are often sudden rains, so remember to check the weather forecast before scheduling.
The period from October to February next year is the period when the weather turns cold, but there is still beautiful sunshine for you to experience many things and “live virtual”.
Photo: @mintuyenn, @__lit15
A series of stunningly beautiful destinations in Son Tra
Son Tra peninsula “catches the heart” of many tourists because of its beautiful natural scenery and diverse ecosystem. Once you have come here, do not miss these “expensive” check-in points.
Tien Sa Lighthouse
Appeared in 1902, the Tien Sa lighthouse is considered the oldest lighthouse in Vietnam. With an altitude of about 223 meters above sea level, standing at Tien Sa lighthouse, you will be able to freely zoom your eyes out to admire the beautiful scenery of the Son Tra peninsula.
Photo: @hv.nhv, @caphe.inhue_danang
In addition to the beautiful view facing the sea, Tien Sa lighthouse also makes visitors fall in love with its French architecture and striking yellow – white tones. Around the lighthouse are long stairs and a green color of grass. Plus the blue sky background has made Tien Sa lighthouse a hot “virtual living” corner in Son Tra.
Photo: @thamin98, @td.anhson
Black Rock Beach
Black Rock Beach is also known by the interesting name Obama Rock. This place still retains a rare wild beauty with huge dark rocks, many shapes, crammed together and reaching out to the sea. Coming here, you will enjoy the cool breeze blowing from the sea and watch the waves hitting the white foamy rocks.
In addition to the wonderful natural scenery, Da Den Beach also attracts a large number of young people to come because they can both watch the sky and sea, and can have picnics and snacks on the very chilled grass.
Photo: @vic.phm, @qyyynh.15, Ngan Bella
Going to the Son Tra peninsula without visiting Nghe cape is a big mistake. This place is famous for its two rocky outcrops like two sea lions turning their heads to the rocky mountains, facing the vast blue ocean, creating a heartbreakingly beautiful scene.
Photo: @chypwanderlust_, @ttdung07
Not as crowded as the beaches in the city center, Cape Nghe possesses a quiet space, clear sea water and majestic cliffs around. This promises to be the ideal place for you to enjoy the natural scenery, immerse yourself in the natural lakes, breathe the fresh air and enjoy the feeling of relaxation.
Top of the Chess Board
Ban Co Peak is likened to the “roof” of Da Nang because it has an altitude of 700 meters above sea level. The name Ban Co is also associated with a legend passed down through generations. Because Son Tra peninsula possesses a charming landscape, the two fairies chose the highest place to play chess for many days. One day, a fairy flew down to the beach right next to the peninsula to have fun, causing a fairy to distract the game, go to the wrong country and lose the battle. The winner rode the clouds to heaven, the remaining fairy, because he had not yet accepted defeat, decided to sit down and find a new move, but day after day there was still no result. Therefore, the people here built a statue of a fairy sitting by the chessboard to prove the legend.
With an ideal height, standing on the top of Ban Co you can feel the harmony of heaven and earth, breathe in the fresh air and fully watch the busy streets, charming and endless beaches. number of tall buildings on the far side of Da Nang.
Photo: @_im.rot_, @_sun.day02_
Coming to the Son Tra peninsula, both admire the majestic natural scenery and learn more about impressive legends. So, in the plan of “messing up” Da Nang, do not miss this beautiful peninsula.
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