Hon Tre – The largest island in Nha Trang

One of the ideal stops for your trip is Nha Trang. This place is famous for its unique natural landscape and impressive landmarks, including Hon Tre. Let’s experience the wild beauty of Hon Tre with Boma and the activities that attract many tourists through the article below.

Exploring the Pristine Beauty of Hon Tre, Nha Trang

Hon Tre, Nha Trang is considered a rising star in the tourism industry due to its pristine natural beauty, attracting many tourists for sightseeing, relaxation, and recreation.

Hon Tre is surrounded by clear blue waters and offers a pleasant and refreshing atmosphere, providing a sense of tranquility for visitors. So, how can you get to Hon Tre, Nha Trang?

Location and Address of Hon Tre, Nha Trang

Hon Tre is renowned as the largest islands in Nha Trang. The total area of Hon Tre Island is over 32.5 km2. If you measure the distance from the city center of Nha Trang towards the east, Hon Tre Island is approximately 5km away and about 3.5 km from Cau Da Port.

Hon Tre, Nha Trang is home to some of the world’s most famous natural beaches, but it is relatively secluded. Surrounding this island, the pristine beauty is still preserved with lush green forests, along with a mild climate and minimal storms, making it ideal for developing eco-tourism and resorts.

When visiting Hon Tre Island, you should not miss the attractions such as Vinpearl Resort, Con Se Tre Tourist Area, Dam Bay, which offer exciting and worthwhile experiences.

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Geographic location of Hon Tre Nha Trang on the map (Source: Internet)

How to get to Hon Tre island, Nha Trang

There are three convenient ways to get to Hon Tre, Nha Trang:

  • Cable Car: The cable car is a popular mode of transportation to Hon Tre. Each cable car cabin can accommodate up to 8 people, and the travel time is approximately 10 minutes each way. This cable car route spans about 3,320 meters, making it the longest over-sea cable car route in the world. Traveling by cable car ensures both safety and provides a beautiful panoramic view of Nha Trang city from above.

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Traveling by cable car gives you a panoramic view of the beautiful Nha Trang city (Source: Internet)

  • Using High-Speed Boats: This mode of transportation operates throughout the day, with an average travel time of about 12 to 15 minutes per trip. However, it is advisable to choose this mode of transportation only when the cable car is overcrowded.
  • Traveling by Canoe: This is a private service option. Therefore, when traveling by canoe, you need to pre-book at a relatively high price ranging from 1,000,000 VND to 1,200,000 VND per canoe. The canoe trip is faster than the cable car and high-speed boats, taking approximately 7 to 10 minutes.


Traveling by canoe will save time but the cost is quite high (Source: Internet)

Read more: Hon Chong Beach, Nha Trang

Experiences in Hon Tre, Nha Trang

To make your trip to Hon Tre Nha Trang even more wonderful, don’t miss out on the following outstanding destinations:

Con Se Tre Tourist Area

Con Se Tre Tourist Area offers the landscape and atmosphere of a peaceful and rustic village. The most attractive and unique aspect of this tourist area is that the constructions and objects are made of bamboo. At Con Se Tre Tourist Area, visitors can enjoy fishing, snorkeling, coral viewing, swimming, and canoeing to their heart’s content.

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Con Se Tre tourist area with rustic and peaceful scenery of the countryside (source: Internet)

Bai Tru

Bai Tru in Nha Trang is famous for its smooth white sandy beach and a long coastline with clean and crystal-clear turquoise water. Bai Tru is perfect for relaxing and unwinding with your family as it is surrounded by the Tre Mountains, creating a peaceful and serene landscape and atmosphere.

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Bai Tru owns a long beach, white sand and clear blue sea (Source: Internet).

Dam Bay

The natural scenery of Dam Bay still remains quite untouched, which is why it is not yet popular among tourists. However, Dam Bay is a safe and sheltered place with minimal winds due to its location within a closed gulf. At Dam Bay, visitors can enjoy snorkeling to admire the coral reefs underwater and relax and unwind in a peaceful environment.

Truc Lam Pagoda Hon Tre Nha Trang

Truc Lam Pagoda is located within Vinpearl Land tourist area. The pagoda covers an area of about 33 hectares and features an integrated architectural style of several small pagodas built closely together. It houses a large number of Buddha statues and arhats, totaling up to 72. Additionally, Truc Lam Pagoda is renowned as one of Vietnam’s ancient pagodas.

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Truc Lam Pagoda is famous for more than 72 Buddha statues placed in the temple (Source: Internet)

Read more: Sacred temples and pagoda in Nha Trang

Experience to Know When Visiting Hon Tre

  • Before heading to Hon Tre Island in Nha Trang, it’s important to have some experiences and tips for preparing and organizing your itinerary effectively. Here are some things to keep in mind:
  • Weather Considerations: Although Hon Tre has a mild climate, it can still be sunny and windy. Therefore, remember to bring a jacket, hat, sunscreen, and common medications for conditions such as sunburn, motion sickness, stomachaches, and headaches.
  • Budget Planning: Prepare extra funds to indulge in delicious food as the prices of meals on the island may be slightly higher than on the mainland.
  • Book Flights, Hotels, and Transportation: It is highly recommended to book your flight tickets, hotels, and transportation at least 1 to 2 months in advance to ensure availability and secure better deals.
  • Timing Considerations: Pay attention to the travel periods and try to avoid peak seasons, especially during holidays and Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year), to avoid crowds and inconvenience.

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Hon Tre Island and experiences visitors need to know (Source: Internet)

In conclusion, Hon Tre Nha Trang is one of the Nha Trang tourist destinations that you must visit once in your life. Boma hopes that through the useful information in the above article, you and your family will have great experiences when choosing Hon Tre Nha Trang as a “stopover” for your upcoming trip!



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