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Bai Chay Beach

baichay beach

Bai Chay is a trip of low sloping hills stretching over two kilometers towards the sea. It runs along the shore adjacent to Ha Long Bay ( Quang Ninh Province). The sand beach here is over 500 metter in length and 100 meters in width. Waves are gentle.

The name Bai Chay is associated with lots of legends. According to one of them, it is place where in the 13th century a fleet of food supply boats led by the Yuan-Mongol General Truong Van Ho was burned and destroyed by General Tran Khanh Du of the Tran dynasty. The burning fleet floated to the western shore of Halong Bay at Cua Luc and the wind blew the fire to a forest here to burn it out. That forest is Bai Chay today.

bai chay beach

 Another legend says that formerly ships anchored in Bai Chay in a harbor to the west of Cua Luc. Mollusks firmly clung to the bottom and lateral sides of the boats to damage them. Fishermen burned casuarina leaves around the boats so that the mollusks would fall off. From Hon Gai or elsewhere people often saw th glowing fire n Bai Chay, hence its name. 

Nowaday, this beach is become a interesting place for tourist where you can swim on long sand beach then from here you will see a imposing bridge called Bai Chay Bridge. On the way to go on a cruises, you have a chance go by baichay beach, don't forget to take some photos in here.

Author: Arnandez

Source: Halongtourvietnam.org

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