The list of 25 attractions in Phu Yen will help you grasp the most attractive and exciting destinations of the land of Phu Yen today. Thanks to that, Say Hello Vietnam hopes that you will soon complete a suitable sightseeing itinerary for yourself.
- The beauty of the wild island
- Phu Yen attractions with beautiful landscapes
- Phu Yen attractions preferred by young people
- Famous historical and spiritual sites
The beauty of the wild island
Bai Mon Beach
Bai Mon Beach is still a wild place with a beach length of only about 400m, nestled at the foot of Dai Lanh cape. The road to this place is not easy when visitors walk about 1km across the dunes to get there.
The scenery here also makes many visitors admire a long smooth white sand beach winding along the coast, blue water reflecting the sky. This beach is a relatively private and peaceful place, suitable for tourists who do not like the exciting atmosphere but want to come and take pictures for a while and then return. Significantly, this Phu Yen attraction is also an ideal camping place for backpackers. Remember to prepare food and water if you intend and go in a large group to ensure safety.
O Loan lagoon
O Loan lagoon in Phu Yen is more than 17.5km2 wide with an average depth of about 1.2-1.4m. This brackish water lagoon is famous for its idyllic, rustic beauty and is located close to the foot of Quan Cau Pass. Looking down from the pass, we can see the shape of the lagoon-like a phoenix spreading its wings.
Thanks to the combination of salty seawater and freshwater from the river, seafood such as shrimp, crab, fish in O Loan lagoon have a different and delicious taste than other places. Visitors to this Phu Yen attraction do not miss the opportunity to take a scenic boat ride around the lagoon in the evening and enjoy many delicious Phu Yen dishes made from blood cockles, king crab, grouper, fresh and delicious.
Vung Ro Bay
Vung Ro Bay is a natural boundary on the sea between Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa, stretching over 16km2 and majestic mountains. Although the area is not too large, it possesses peaceful beauty and poetic natural scenery like an ink painting with a smooth and wavy coastline.
The bay has a short coastline and is surrounded by undulating cliffs and majestic high mountains. Because seawater and tides at Phu Yen attractions rarely experience strong tremors or floods, this is also a place for boats to anchor to avoid storms. Visitors can enjoy the view of the sea and explore the rocky coastal beaches and enjoy fresh seafood caught or farmed by local people.
Tuy Hoa Beach
It is a pity if you have never visited this Phu Yen attraction when coming to the land of yellow flowers and green grass. This beach is located in the city center, about 10km with the blue sea in the same fine sand. The surrounding tourism activities are entirely developed, such as restaurants, cafes, hotels, so you can enjoy bathing, eating, drinking, and resting in the best quality rooms. Along the beach, there is a fantastic green poplar forest so you can avoid the sun after swimming.
Xuan Dai Bay
Xuan Dai Bay owns many beautiful beaches, light waves suitable for fun activities and swimming. Besides the beautiful beaches, this Phu Yen attraction is also a place where many fishing boats stay, so if you like, you can buy some freshly caught and fresh seafood to eat. There are also many small restaurants specializing in serving seafood dishes at affordable prices on the bay, and visitors can grill shrimp and fish by themselves right on the sand.
Bai Xep Beach – Famous Phu Yen attractions
Although Bai Xep Beach is only 500m long, visitors leave an impression thanks to its harmonious natural landscape with iridescent golden sands on the wild rocks. In addition, it has a giant black stone cape protruding into the sea, casuarina forests, and long-run grasslands.
Bai Xep Beach initially emerged after being selected as a scene in the famous movie “I see yellow flowers on green grass.” The beach has all the features of a beautiful beach, with goldfish embracing the clear blue water. As soon as we stepped into the sea, we could feel the clear and calm water as if we were trying to dispel the tropical heat.
Mai Nha islet has a total area of only about 1.2km2 and is a small island in the middle of the sea, about 30-45 minutes by boat from the mainland. The most appropriate time to visit this Phu Yen attraction is around March-August when the sea is calm, and the climate is cool, suitable for swimming and sightseeing.
Visiting Mai Nha islet, you will be delighted to swim in the cool water, walk on the sand to admire the scenery, watch the sunrise or sunset on the beach. Or another exciting experience is leisure. Go fishing, go fishing, climb mountains, explore caves, set up camp by the beach.
Hon Yen Island
Hon Yen Island is the name that often appears when referring to the most beautiful Phu Yen attractions, where there are two large and small rocks located near the coast. The big island looks like a giant cone with Hon Yen cliffs, and the tiny island is Hon Sun.
Surrounding Hon Yen is the calm, clear blue sea. Most tourists come here like to spend time walking on the white dunes, listening to the wind howling in the swaying casuarinas. In addition, Yen island also has many miniatures to serve visitors to check-in Phu Yen such as stairs to heaven, art circle.
Hon Chua Island
Hon Chua is an island with a unique structure with large and small rocks lying on top of each other and cliffs, with many green bushes. This place still preserves its wild beauty, attracting tourists to admire and explore.
Around the attractions of Phu Yen are coral reefs with an area of up to 100 hectares, of which there are colorful varieties, diverse types, and sizes. The 6th lunar month every year is also when the islanders hold a fishing festival. If you have time, remember to visit and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere here.
Hon Thom Island
Hon Dua is quite close to Chua island, just over 500m, but the area is only half of Chua island. On the island, there are quite a few thorny pineapples. The scene is lonely and quiet because few boats are coming and going. Visitors often come here to camp and organize a coastal BBQ party or snorkeling to see the beautiful coral reefs.
Phu Yen attractions with beautiful landscapes
Ganh Da Dia
Ganh Da Dia is a famous tourist attraction in Phu Yen because of the stacked stone blocks shaped like a plate. Significantly, the seawater here is still apparent and fantastic. You can sit right on the rocks and put your feet in the water to admire the scenery and relax your mind.
The beautiful scenery on Ganh Da Dia also changes according to the time of day. At dawn, the black stone blocks are covered with the brilliant golden light of the first rays of the day. And at sunset, the red glow of the afternoon light dye the rocks pink.
Tam Giang Dam
Tam Giang Phu Yen dam is a place to provide irrigation water for the fields of residents in Tuy An district and a favorite Phu Yen attraction for backpackers and local young people. The dam is located across the Cai River, so visitors coming here can experience the feeling of standing in the middle of the river without fear of falling into the water. In addition to sightseeing, visitors can also experience many unique dishes at the dam, such as Cai river eel with chewy, delicious taste and high nutritional value.
Phu Yen attractions preferred by young people
Dai Lanh Lighthouse
Dai Lanh Lighthouse is considered the first dawn of the country, built-in in 1890 by the French with 320m2. The architecture of this lighthouse is designed quite firmly with an underground rainwater tank below. On the ceiling is a solar absorber plate to ensure that there is always enough energy to transmit light to ships and boats offshore.
The road to Dai Lanh lighthouse is surrounded by green trees on both sides, making visitors feel extremely close to nature. After conquering more than 110 wooden steps in the lighthouse, we will have the opportunity to admire the vast sky, immense ocean, majestic mountains, and playful sea breezes. If you want to see the sunrise as soon as possible, you can come here at 4 am and contact the border guard at the lighthouse to order rice and choose a room to stay overnight.
Xom Ro Embankment
Xom Ro Embankment emerges with the image of beautiful green moss-covered rocks. Whether it’s early morning or late afternoon, this Phu Yen attraction also has many people coming to visit, invite each other to the barrier to enjoy the wind, take souvenir photos with the rocks covered with seaweed.
Ong Cop wooden bridge
Ong Cop wooden bridge connects An Ninh Tay commune (Tuy An district) with Song Cau town, bringing visitors to famous Phu Yen attractions such as Ganh Da Dia, O Loan lagoon, Mang Lang church, Tam Giang dam.
The bridge is designed mainly with wood and bamboo materials. The face and piers are made of planks, while old bamboo slats connect the bridge’s walls. Ong Cop wooden bridge attracts young people to check-in thanks to its rustic beauty next to the beautiful natural scenery, immense water surface, and green casuarina trees around.
Quang Duc Xua
Quang Duc Xua is a tourist attraction in Phu Yen that retains its cultural space and exceptional spiritual value. Visitors visiting will admire the old wooden houses built in the 20th century, exquisitely hand-carved and many antiques arranged harmoniously around.
The most remarkable thing to mention is probably the rare collection of Quang Duc ceramics in the world when combining An Dinh clay, O Loan blood cockle, and Ky Lo firewood burning technique. Enamel colors and unique textures create unique products. Visitors often like to come here to live in the nostalgic old space, learn about the rural culture, drink tea, and check in.
H’ly Song Hinh Waterfall is known as a sleeping princess in the forest in Phu Yen. Although little known, this place hides the wild and majestic features, equally lyrical of the very own great thousand. The waterfall is located at an altitude of 20m above sea level, so the image that makes a strong impression when visitors first arrive here is the white foaming water.
If you come on the right occasion, you will be able to see the brilliant orange-red color of the orchid flowers adorned with the great blue. When you are too tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, a trip to unspoiled nature, check-in with the waterfall, and take time to calm your heart will be an ideal choice.
Hinh River Lake
Hinh river lake is located in the Hinh river district and has an area stretching across all communes, which possesses beautiful natural scenery. Compared to other Phu Yen attractions, this place is somewhat deserted, has more homes for tourists to camp, and is also more wild and peaceful. Because tourists cannot focus on exploiting tourism, tourists often come here every weekend to relieve stress and take pictures of the outdoors.
Van Hoa Plateau is a basalt red land formed by volcanic eruptions, has a cool climate all year round, so it is called “Da Lat of Phu Yen.” It owns a clear blue lake, vast fields, and majestic mountains, in addition to a strawberry farm for visitors to explore.
Ganh Den Lighthouse
Ganh Den Lighthouse is located prominently on a wild cliff with two colors, white – red, standing in the middle of the sky. There are huge rocks with many angles in this area and a beautiful Phu Yen check-in place for you to pose freely. In addition, you can also choose to camp with friends or stand watching the surrounding sea.
Famous historical and spiritual sites
Nhan Tower Phu Yen
Nhan Tower is one of the famous Phu Yen attractions with a long history. The Cham people built it in the 12th century on Nhan mountain. The tower is about 25m high, the base of the tower is square, the body of the tower is built big at the foot and gradually shrinks towards the top. At the top of the tower is a stone Linga statue, a spiritual symbol of the Champa people.
The unique feature of the Nhan tower is that it is built entirely of baked bricks, which are tightly stacked, using glue, which is a strong adhesive from the oleander tree. The most reasonable time to visit the tower is probably on the full moon of the first lunar month because, at this time, there is a Nguyen Tieu poetry festival that is very attractive to tourists.
Mang Lang Church
Mang Lang Church is about 35km north of Tuy Hoa center and is one of the oldest churches in the city and Vietnam in general. The church’s most distinctive feature is probably the European Gothic architecture, which clearly shows that the two sides of the church have two bell towers and a cross in the middle.
The overall color of the church is gray-green, quite in harmony with the surrounding field and garden space. In addition, this Phu Yen attraction is also recognized as the place to keep the first national language book of Vietnam.
Thanh Luong Pagoda
Thanh Luong Pagoda Phu Yen is famous for its unique and rare beauty beside the stories hidden around the temple. That is the story of the Bodhisattva Guan Yin statue floating here from the sea and being carried to the temple by the people.
The unique feature of Thanh Luong Pagoda is using two primary natural materials, coral and coconut shells. The scene inside the temple is decorated quite calmly and majesty. As soon as you step into the gate, you will see the peaceful Maitreya Buddha statue right in front of your eyes.
Dong Cam Dam
Dong Cam Dam Phu Yen was born hundreds of years ago, designed by a French architect in 1917, built-in 1924, and completed in 1932. The dam has economic value and aesthetic value: aesthetic and very high technology, a historical mark of the country.
Dong Cam Dam connects the two high mountains of Tru Cac and Qui Hau, so it has quite a charming scene. The favorite moment when coming to the dam is looking down at the rushing water below, the steam rising to cool the face. However, according to the experience of going to Phu Yen, you should only walk on the top of the pedal in the dry season because the water will be less and lighter, and in the flood season, the water flow is quite strong, so it is hazardous.
Phu Yen Museum is located right in the center of Tuy Hoa city, with an area of about 3 hectares. This place stores many artifacts, documents, and pictures related to the history of the formation and development of Phu Yen.
The list of 25 attractions in Phu Yen has come to an end. Hopefully, the above-detailed information will help you when planning to visit Phu Yen Province.