Soi Sim Beach

Soi Sim Beach is a small island, which located 12km west of Ha Long City. With the area of 8.7 hectare, the beach and the island has very special geological formation in which 2/3 covered by Feralit and soil weathered by wind. It also includes a primitive forest with varieties of flora and fauna, and plants endemic to Halong Bay Ecology.

Soi Sim beach and island have been existed about hundred of million years ago and surrounded by the sea then there are endemic plants, according to researchers. The name of Soi Sim derived from the ancient story that there were a lot of Tomentose rose myrtle alive at the island then the local people called it Soi Sim.

Soi Sim beach is pretty new to compare with other attractions in Halong Bay, since it has just been opened for 10 years. Soi Sim island and beach attract tourist by its green color of plants, wild scene, quiet atmosphere, clean and clear-cut emerald water, you will even witness school of fish underneath… That is the reason why people like to swim there.

Moreover, you can also enjoy Halong Bay panorama from the highest peak of this island. This is the wonderful place for photo walk and others activities…


Soi Sim beach, a white sandy crescent-shaped stretch that hugs the outline of the petite Soi Sim island. The water is shallow. Shady umbrellas abound. Relax, kick back on the beat, lying on huge beach towels. You notice the more sporty among the guests climbing up a hill on a small natural trail. Once on top, they savor the moment – a panoramic view of a world’s heritage. Definitely a photo hunt moment.

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