Khai Long beach is about 18km from Ca Mau cape. This is a curling sand bank along the sea shore of Khai Long ward, Mui Dat commune, Ngoc Hien district, with the area of 230ha and 3800m of seashore. Being favored by nature, group of islands has wild beauty and yellow sand banks.
Khai Long beach
Coming to Khai Long, visitors can listen to legends about the people from Central Vietnam who came to expand the land. When they stopped here, there was a light from the sky like a dragon shape. They supposed that is a good omen and they decided to settle down. The name Khai Long was also put to this area.
Coming to Khai Long, you could visit the floating market – typical culture of the water land. Right in the other side of the canal, visitors could enjoy a dish of specialty like boiled crab, hot pot of sour fish, and more.
From Ca Mau city, it takes one and a half hour on canoe; you can enjoy the landscape of sea and forest with the famous delicious fruit. Besides the natural beauty, visitors can enjoy the festivals of this area. In April, there is festival of Ca Duong and Ba Khia and a lantern night.
After freeing to enjoy the sea, you can also taste seafood like oysters, shrimp, crab, ba khia, etc.
In order to satisfy the demand, many tourist areas are newly built with a system of restaurants and services. A new urban area is coming to town. You can choose the route of Dat Mui – Khai Long – Hon Khoai in the hydrofoil, and watch the plentiful creature world in the sea bottom.