Telephone code : (84. 64)
Area : 1,956 km2
Population : 800,568
Ba Ria-Vung Tau is southern coastal province comprising a plain, 100m
above sea level, declining gradually to 80km of beautiful swimming
beaches. The national park on the island of Con Dao features important
historical and cultural remains. The province is favoured by sunshine
and sea breezes, and has an average temperature of 28 degrees.
CON DAO ISLAND
Really 16 islets covering 72.2 sq km, that were once used as a prison
for Vietnamese communists.
LONG HAI BEACH
Clean white sands. A peaceful haven with expansive ocean views.
BINH CHAU HOT SPRINGS
Located in the Xuyen Moc District national park, the springs cover
more than a square kilometre and bubble through 70 subterranean
outlets. The water temperature ranges from 40 to 84 degrees.
VUNG TAU CITY
A beautiful seaside town built on 5km of coastline, 128km north east
of Ho Chi Minh City. Vung Tau is seldom affected by tropical storms.
An ideal spots for relaxing, swimming and sun bathing.
A vintage lighthouse built in 1870 that stands 170m above sea level on
Hai Dang Mountain.
Its name refers to a legend that on bright nights angels come down
from heaven to bath here.