Quan Lan island
belongs to Bai Tu Long Bay, part of an island range on the outside of
. It has an area of 11 sq. km, and features eight populated hamlets.
stretch toward East - West from the foot of
Range to the Got
Mount with many high mountains to the east barring waves and winds,
protect the villages.
island is situated on an important navigation route that connects
Vietnam. Along two sides of the island are tens kilometres of sand beaches.
This is the endless resource for glass making and it is also the
extremely interesting tourism
the 11th century, QuanLan had been one of the centres of the ancient
commercial port of Van Don, which was animated and prosperous at the
time. Today, there are still many vestiges linked to the ancient
commercial port. This also explains why the island, lying deep in the
sea, has the large pagodas and archaeological sites seen today.
Quan Lan has many valuable sea products such as octopuses, butterfish,
mackerel, holothurians, shrimp,and sai sung.
Quan Lan beach lies at
in Bai Tu Long Bay, between Minh Chau and QuanLan communes of Van Don
District, 55 km away from Ha Long City. Its pristine beauty features
unspoiled environment. The deep blue beach has strong waves and white
sand, which spans over several kilometers. Tens of meters
away from the beach stand the very green wild pines, which further add
to its original charm.
system of guesthouses taking the shape of stilted houses, which hide
themselves under the lush foliage of casuarinas has been built. A
brick-paved road leads tourists from the artery to
. Its pristine beauty and pure environment have made it a