Son Cha island in the central province of Thua Thien Hue, dubbed the Pearl Island by locals, has proved popular among visitors due to its pristine scenery and beautiful natural landscapes.
Son Cha island, also known as Hon Chao island, is located at the foot of the Hai Van pass, and is part of Lang Co town in Phu Loc district in the central province of Thua Thien Hue
The island is situated approximately 10 nautical miles from the mainland. It sits at an altitude of 235 metres above sea level and has a width of 1.5 kilometres
In additional to stunning landscapes, the island is also home to coral reefs that hold over 144 species, 135 different types of seaweed, and 162 types of colourful fish
Visitors to the island can also try out scuba diving in the fantastic crystal blue water to get a good view of coral reefs on the island
The tranquil and peaceful beauty of the island has proved to be a hit among visitors
Adventurous travelers are lured to the Son Cha island by its romantic and pristine scenery
The island is listed among the nation’s 15 marine reserves