(HBO) - Surrounded by hundreds of multi-year-old coconut trees, the eco-tourism area of Dua Island in Sung Trach hamlet, Vay Nua commune (Da Bac) has its own charming and attractive beauty. Dua Island has become one of the tourism attractions chosen by many tourists in their journey to discover the beauty of Hoa Binh lake area over the past 6 years.

Dua Island - a highlight of the eco-tourism withinn Hoa Binh lake area.

From Thac Bo Temple, it takes visitors about 15 minutes to travel by boat, enjoying the charming mountain of the lake area before setting foot on the island. An interesting point in Dua Island is the natural landscape cared for and created by the human’s hands with a lush orchard full of shade and flowers every year. This is the effort and enthusiasm for many years of the father and son of Mr. Nguyen Dinh Tuy - the owner of the floating island.

Mr. Nguyen Dinh Hanh, Mr. Tuy's son says that the eco-tourism area of Dua Island used to be a deserted land with pebbles and rocks. Currently, in the area of Dua Island there are 12 stilt houses for accommodation, one hall meeting the needs of conferences and seminars with a capacity of about 350 people. With the determination to create a highlight for eco-tourism, the family has focused on investing in completing the infrastructure facilities with children's play spots, the soccer and volleyball fields and the tennis court. There are 6 cruise ships specializing in serving the needs of tourists to visit and go on sightseeing with the lake area of Da River.

The resort service at Dua Island is evaluated quite good by tourists. During the festive season, a large number of tourists visit and relax on the island. At weekends, there are days where the number of visitors is up to thousands of turns. In addition to the conditions of rest and relaxation, the majority of the guests are satisfied with the quality and price of food-sleep-relax service here. Especially, the food service on the island maintains an affordable price. In addition to the main dishes such as the chicken raised on the hill, the indigenous pork, the fish on Da River, buffalo meat with Lom leaves, the needs of the diverse food service needs of customers have also been met. On the other hand, the island owner has carried out the separate links with households in the supply stage, purchasing the food made by local people, ensuring that the food is fresh and delicious, and it is produced according to the popular methods.

Dua Island also attracts many pupils and students on the occasions of holidays and summer. According to Mr. Nguyen Dinh Hanh, many delegates and groups of young people often stay there whenever they have the opportunity to organize seminars and parties. There are many outdoor cultural activities on the island. If they want to make a campfire, have fun in groups, follow family or watch the traditional performances acted by the local people, visitors can choose many different venues, the large courtyards located between the stilt houses.

The ideal space and the service quality has increasingly been improved and diversified helping Dua Island to attract visitors. In order to better serve the experience needs of visitors, especially for the tourists staying on the island, the island owner has expanded the area of fruit trees such as oranges, pomelos, five-star fruit, mangos, persimmons, longans, lychees with a scale of tens of hectares. The owner has also planted about 200 additional coconut trees combined with eco-tourism for visitors to have more experience. On average, Dua Island welcomes about 300 turns of visitors each week, mainly families relaxing at weekends, business groups or visitors to Thac Bo Temple, Thac Bo Cave ... At the same time, this is also one of the models of the private economic households making eco-tourism effectively, contributing to highlight tourism in Hoa Binh lake area, which is being encouraged for investment and development.


Related Topics


Mai Chai eyes to become attractive, friendly and safe tourist destination

(HBO) - For a long time, the beautiful nature and unique cultural identity of Mai Chau district in northern Hoa Binh province have been named on the national tourist map.

Building the brand for tourism within Hoa Binh lake area

(HBO) - The tourism area within Hoa Binh lake has the fresh climate, the diverse and attractive natural landscape and the unique ethnic cultural values associated with the visit to Hoa Binh Hydropower Plant. In recent years, the economic potentials and strengths of tourism in the lake area have been focused on putting into operation by the province. At the same time, the brand for tourism within the lake area has been step by step built up.

Muong Bi has sustainably been developing the community tourism

(HBO) - With the rich, diversified natural resources imbued with the national cultural identity, Tan Lac district has been making the most of these advantages to develop the community tourism.

Kayaking – new tourism attraction on Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) – Hoa Binh Lake in Hoa Binh province with the beauty of mountain and water has become a favourite destination for many domestic and foreign visitors, as they have a chance to not only enjoy the peaceful spaces but also experience adventure games on the lake, including kayaking and rowing.

Mai Chau preserves traditional cultural values to boost tourism

(HBO) – The mountainous district of Mai Chau is well-known for not only breath-taking and charming nature but also distinctive cultures of the Thai and Mong ethnic minority peoples. The district has been striving to preserve and promote these traditional cultures in recent years.

Cao Phong earns over 564,000 USD from tourism in nine months

(HBO) - Cao Phong district welcomed 188,475 visitors in the first nine months of 2020, a year-on-year slump of 53 percent, raking in 13.15 billion VND (564,270 USD). Of the total, 92 were foreigners.