Ba Trai Dao Islet (means “Three Peaches” Islet) is located in the East South of Halong bay, near Cat Ba island. The islet consists of 3 small islands 23m in height, creating an image of 3 peaches floating on green water in the middle of the magnificent Halong Bay. The spectacular view is the main reason attract tourists come to Ba Trai Dao Islet.
Besides the impressive view, Ba Trai Dao Islet’s romantic legend also charmed tourists for a stop. It is told that long ago, the youngest fairy of Heaven had a crush on a poor fisherman who daily fishes on Halong Bay. Desiring the man to be immortal and live with her forever, the fairy stole three peaches from Heaven for him. However, King of Heaven was upset finding out about the event and turn the three peaches into three small islands on Halong Bay. From that time, the couple never made it to be together.
Ba Trai Dao Islet
Regardless of the sad love story, couples all over the world still row kayaks or ride motorboats to the islet for a good time spending on the primitive beach. However, only 2-3 hours per day can people to sea-bath due to constant tidal wave drowning the islet’s sandy beach. Therefore, if you want to sea-bath on Ba Trai Dao Islet, it is recommended to ask for the tidal schedule from locals for better timing. Feeling too much inconvenience? You won’t feel the same when bathing in the extremely clean, fresh with blue color water on Ba Trai Dao Islet’s beach.
Ba Trai Dao Islet
From Bai Chay tourism harbor, it takes about 10 hours by motorboat to reach Ba Trai Dao Islet. Tourists often come to Ba Trai Dao Islet by rowing kayak from Cat Ba island, especially the extreme travelers. You can look for Ha Long Bay Cruise as a preferred option to include the islet in the agenda.