Not far from Cat Ba Island, in the manor of Halong City, Quang Ninh Province located the Ba Trai Dao Islet (Three Peaches Islet) which is 22 kilometers far from the Southeast of Bai Chay Tourist Wharf. It takes you about an hour from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf to reach this islet by speedboat. Vietnam Cultural Highlights
From long distance, the islet that is a team of three small mountains looks like three peaches. 23 meters is the average height of three mountains of Ba Trai Dao Islet. Besides, Ba Trai Dao Beach whose shape like a bow embracing the isletis also believed to be one of the most famous gorgeous beaches on Halong bay. Because the tide rises and drowns the beach tourists only can swim at the beach in about 2 – 3 hours per day. Halong bay cruise Vietnam
On sunny days the bottom of the beautiful with white sand and crystal blue water beach is visible to bring tourists breathtaking view. Ba Trai Dao Beach is shallower than the other beaches of Halong Bay with the water level is only knee deep. The surrounding pointed tops not only create a stone shelter for the beach but also plus to its spectacular beauty with high-density green vegetation and vibrant wild flowers to create the shape like a bow embracing the islet.
Nowadays the fairy tales about the origination of Ba Trai Dao Islet are still told by the local residents of Halong Bay. Legend tells that the youngest daughter of the God fell in love with a poor fisherman and she stole three peaches in the heaven for him with the hope that he could be immortal to be with her forever to make their love everlasting. The God detected and was so angry that he decided to turn three peaches into three stone mountains on the sea, which are later called “Ba Trai Dao” Islet (Three Peaches Islet) by the locals.