Bai Chay Beach: Exploring Vietnam's Stunning Coastal Paradise

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Bai Chay Beach is known as one of the most beautiful beaches in Quang Ninh, which is a tourist land, attracting many domestic and international visitors every year.

Features of Bai Chay Beach

Bai Chay is a famous beach in Bai Chay ward, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh province. This is an artificial beach located along the famous bay of Halong Bay, with white sand more than 1000m long and 100m wide. This is a beach that attracts a large number of tourists during the annual sea tourism season. You can travel to Quang Ninh in general and Bai Chay Beach at any time of the year. However, the ideal time to visit Bai Chay Beach is from April to June. At this time, the weather is cool and sunny, with a white sand beach and a clear sea. This is the ideal time to visit Bai Chay Beach. Considered the most famous beach in the North of Vietnam, Bai Chay Beach fully provides visitors with unique and beautiful scenes and diverse and attractive entertainment and dining services, especially services such as renting surfers, kites, and bicycles,...

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Bai Chay Beach: Exploring Vietnam's Stunning Coastal Paradise

Bai Chay Beach: Exploring Vietnam's Stunning Coastal Paradise

How to get to Bai Chay

Depending on the starting point, you can choose a means of transportation to make the trip convenient and reasonable.

If you depart from Hanoi to Bai Chay Beach (about 150 km), you have the following options:

  • By motorcycle: Following the route from Hanoi - Bac Ninh - Uong Bi - Ha Long, it takes you about 3–4 hours to get there, and you will surely gain new experiences when traveling on this road.
  • By bus: You can catch a bus at My Dinh bus station and Luong Yen bus station; each trip is only 5–10 minutes apart. In addition, you can choose limousine models to increase privacy and speed.
  • By train: This means of transport is quite safe and cost-effective; besides, you can also admire the beautiful scenery along the way and the lives of the local people.
  • Seaplane: Rope is the fastest but also the most expensive means of travel. In return, you will be able to see Halong Bay and the Northern Delta from above. Surely this is a wonderful experience that you will not forget.

If you depart from Ho Chi Minh City, you can fly to Noi Bai international airport or Van Don international airport in Quang Ninh quickly. The flight time only takes about 2 hours and 30 minutes, and the fare is only about $35–$40 per ticket. There are many airlines for you to choose from, such as Vietnam Airlines, Bamboo Airways,...

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Bai Chay Beach is so beautiful

Bai Chay Beach is so beautiful

Map of Bai Chay Beach

Bai Chay Beach is beautiful and very famous in Quang Ninh province, near Halong Bay as well as many other attractive tourist attractions. Along the coast, you can find many high-class restaurants and hotels to serve you after a long journey.

Map of Bai Chay Beach

Map of Bai Chay Beach

Activities at Bai Chay Beach

At Bai Chay Beach, you can swim comfortably or sunbathe on the white sand. Or take a walk on the beach under the sunrise or sunset in the cool sea breeze and listen to the whisper of the sea breeze blowing through the green casuarina trees. In addition, you can also participate in thrilling games such as jet skiing, skydiving, surfing, and boating.

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Foods at Bai Chay Beach

In addition to beautiful scenery and entertainment services, visitors to Bai Chay also do not regret complimenting the cuisine here. If you visit Bai Chay, don't forget to try the fresh specialties here.

  • Grilled squid: One of Bai Chay's famous specialties is preferred by domestic and international tourists. Ha Long squid cake is made with a special recipe; the squid meat is pounded by hand, then fried until golden brown, crispy, and extremely fragrant. Grilled squids are sold a lot in Quang Ninh's night market for about $15–20/kg.

Grilled squid - One of Bai Chay's famous specialties

Grilled squid - One of Bai Chay's famous specialties

  • Sa Sung: Sa Sung is a famous and rare seafood in Bai Chay. It contains a lot of nutrients and was previously only given to kings, so the price is quite high. Fresh sago is used for stir-frying, while dried sage is now preferred for making pho broth, which gives it a sweet and aromatic flavor.

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Sa Sung is a famous and rare seafood in Bai Chay

Sa Sung is a famous and rare seafood in Bai Chay

  • Stone crab: Stone crab steamed with beer and lemongrass chili is delicious and nutritious after a tiring day of exercise.
  • Horseshoe crab: Horseshoe crab is a type of seafood you should try when visiting Bai Chay; it is extremely nutritious. Can be grilled or processed into many different delicious dishes.

The Best Restaurants for Lunch in Bai Chay Beach

If you want the most unique culinary experience while admiring the Bai Chay Beach view, visit the Paradise Delight restaurant cruise with a large space, accommodating up to 360 guests. Paradise Delight owns 2 luxurious, individually designed, and classic restaurants to help you have great moments in your journey.

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  • Loto Restaurant with the meaning of lotus - Vietnam's national flower, is decorated with pure luxury, bringing a buffet experience with over 100 unique European - Asian delicacies from fresh seafood from the bay with the  Top notch visual spectacle show for a Large space for about 200 guests

Loto restaurant

Loto restaurant

  • The Jazmin restaurant is inspired by the beautiful beauty of jasmine flowers, designed with sophistication, with a high-class orientation with a capacity of about 100 guests. Jazmín is considered a top priority if you want a private and romantic but thoughtful meal. Besides, Jazmin restaurant also attracts visitors by its exquisite music and art program right at the restaurant's stage.

If you want a quiet, luxurious experience featuring culinary and entertainment experiences, come to Paradise Delight restaurant cruise. However, if you don't have much time, Paradise Suites Hotel in Halong Bay also has a Whiskey Gallery Restaurant located near the main lobby. The restaurant is spacious and the food is plentiful.

Market Night in Bai Chay

If you want to buy gifts or visit to understand more about Bai Chay, the Bai Chay night market is an indispensable destination on every Halong tour. Every day, this place welcomes thousands of visitors to visit and shop. Bai Chay Night Market has an area of 5,000 m2, with more than 300 stalls selling a variety of products. Bai Chay Night Market is full of activities from 6 pm to 10.30 pm daily. Here you can find many kinds of local seafood, such as dried shrimp, dried squid, and dried choke, that are suitable as gifts for friends and relatives. Besides, there are also many interesting handicrafts. The thing to note for you is to bid for the item you are about to buy lower than the price offered by the seller to get the best price.

Bai Chay Night market

Bai Chay Night market

Popular locations close to Bai Chay Beach

Bai Chay is one of the vibrant and extremely famous beach resorts. So in addition to Bai Chay Beach, you will visit many other interesting tourist attractions nearby.

  • Bai Chay Bridge 

Bai Chay Bridge is a bridge connecting Hon Gai with Bai Chay through the mouth of the Cua Luc River. With a bridge length of 903 meters, the bridge impresses with its majestic beauty.

  • Sun World Halong Park

Sun World Halong Park with interesting games will help you release energy, such as watching the city scenery from above by the Queen Cable Car, Sun Wheel, visiting Zen Garden Japanese Garden, Dragon Dragon Park, etc.

If you do not want to travel on your own, a cruise through Bai Chay by the Paradise Delight cruise is also an option worth considering. The cruise will take you through Bai Chay Beach, Bai Chay Bridge, Bai Chay Night Market, etc accompanied by high-class services and interesting activities worth trying at sea.

Paradise Delight takes you to Bai Chay Beach

Paradise Delight takes you to Bai Chay Beach

Accommodations at Bai Chay Beach

Even though there are many hotels in the Bai Chay region, most of them are expensive and situated far from Tuan Chau Harbor, the main port in Ha Long Bay, which makes it challenging for travelers to combine different types of vacation activities, such as touring Ha Long Bay by boat. The Paradise Suites Hotel is a great place for visitors to stay; it's simply a 5-minute walk from the Tuan Chau international passenger terminal. Additionally, the hotel has a private beach and pool to provide comfort and seclusion for visitors who enjoy being in the water. Additionally, Tuan Chau Free Beach is located approximately 200 meters from the hotel and offers complete bathing amenities, bars, and coffee shops for guests to unwind after spending hours submerging themselves in the crystal-clear blue water of the bay. 

Paradise Suites Hotel

Paradise Suites Hotel

Paradise Suites Hotel is known for its luxurious and cozy, family atmosphere, located on beautiful Tuan Chau Island, quiet, separate, and not crowded like in the center of Bai Chay. After resting at Paradise Suites Hotel, you can completely go to Bai Chay Beach from there by private car or taxi in a few minutes. It offers resort services with modern facilities and an on-site restaurant. The suites are quite spacious and fully equipped with personal belongings, air conditioning, flat screen smart TV, especially with large windows to help you watch the street comfortably. At Paradise Suites Hotel, there is a 24-hour front desk and professional staff ready to assist you at any time. The hotel also offers free WiFi everywhere and free parking. Especially when you choose Halong Paradise Suites Hotel, you will also be welcomed with beautiful breakfasts, enjoy international dishes at Whiskey Gallery Restaurant, and immerse into the serenade and exclusive 2-kilometre beach and pool . Coming to Halong Paradise Suites Hotel, you will enjoy the best things in Halong. Paradise Suites hotel was also recently voted by Travellive magazine in the Top Hotlist of best boutique hotels in 2023. 

With the above information, we hope you will have a more specific view of Bai Chay Beach. I wish you a smooth transition and lots of fun. Contact Paradise Vietnam Cruise if you have questions.

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