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Cat Ba Island

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Cat Ba is small and very beautiful. They only have three beaches on the whole island. We managed to get access to two of them as the one is under construction or something like that. The roads could do with an upgrade though. The island...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TeeZakwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cat Ba island is the beautiful island in North Vietnam. It's really interesting if you devote two three times on this island. You are in a position to navigate towards the fortress, national park, east observatory, etc. The are several natural beaches in the little...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Melania B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Cat Ba is a dirty, over polluted, busy, yucky version to what is expected and envisioned for a Ha Long Bay island. There is no beach to go to - one is totally over crowded with about 6 people per square meter and the other...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Lucy L
Reviewed July 12, 2019

We went on a day cruise via the Bungalow lodge we were staying in. Fantastic guide, Paul, took us to little nooks and crannies in the strange rock formations to kayak and swim in hidden havens. Quite unique. Only warning, during the Vietnamese school holidays,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Tom M
Reviewed July 11, 2019

Cat Ba island is really beautiful but it's always crowded of people in summer so you should visit in another season!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank crisramsay
Reviewed July 11, 2019

We had visions of this idyllic island in the heart of Halong Bay but the reality is of an island with unchecked development, litter strewn beaches and construction sites everywhere. The busy streets with their crowds of local tourists do grow on you after a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank millwall_fan
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

Wonderful jungle island with caves and beautiful beaches.. but there’s so much plastic waste in the ocean, on the beaches and in the Forrest.. some waste cans here and there, in the ocean as well.. so start picking up the trash and put it where...More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank ingrida719
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

After coming from the north of Vietnam, where everything was soooo amazing, we landed on Cat Ba Island thinking we'll find less crowds while visiting all the bays around. Aparently everyone thinks like this, as Cat Ba was paaaacked with people (and they called it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank alinaaa13
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful, scenic location only for the locals to use and abuse it. Everywhere you go whether land or sea, you'll find masses of litter. When we first arrived on the island we got a shuttle bus and two minutes into the journey the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank denismW8182VX
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

We did a 2 days / 1 night boat tour departing from Cat Ba island and afterwards we stayed the 2nd night on Cat Ba island, at the Sunrise Cat Ba resort and arranged transportation with the hotel to the Ha Phong airport. I’ve a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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kevintran261
May 8, 2019|
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Response from zab514 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the Cafê & Restaurant, but according to Google map Phu Long village is 40 min in moto from the center of CatBa town.
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angelaorders
April 13, 2019|
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Response from Arcadycruise | Reviewed this property |
Hung Long is nice hotel, you can check the price through booking. Asia outdoor organize the rock climbing tour, but not that price, you can check with them directly from here. Add: 210 Đường Một Tháng Tư, TT. Cát Bà, Cát... More
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