Discover Việt Nam’s plastic-free islands this holiday

Here are three amazing destinations in Việt Nam where the locals have adopted a “green” lifestyle by banning plastic bags. 

Holidays by the ocean or on one of Việt Nam’s many beautiful islands often can be the perfect getaway and with the holidays just around the corner this could be the best time to take a trip.

Here are three amazing destinations in Việt Nam where the locals have adopted a “green” lifestyle by banning plastic bags. 

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Cô Tô island district is an ideal place with beautiful beaches and islands such as Sử Tử island, Móng Rồng beach. Coming here in April, visitors will have the opportunity to see trees that date back hundreds of years, while enjoying the fresh air, listening to the birds singing, and discovering the wonderful nature to leave memorable memories that will last a lifetime.

In order to build a sustainable green tourism environment, from September 1, 2022, the People’s Committee of Cô Tô island district, Quảng Ninh Province piloted regulations that tourists should not bring plastic bottles, plastic bags, and materials with risks of environmental pollution.

Coming to Cô Tô, visitors will be able to “live green” without plastic bags, plastic waste, and see how local people develop Cô Tô in a sustainable way.

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Cù Lao Chàm is a cluster of islands located in Tân Hiệp commune, Hội An City, Quảng Nam Province. Recognised as a World Biosphere Reserve since 2009, Cù Lao Chàm increasingly attracts international tourists to visit.

Cù Lao Chàm still retains its original beauty – rustic and peaceful. If you are looking for a place to relax during the holidays, Cù Lao Chàm is an ideal choice. From mid-2019 until now, people on the island as well as tourists coming here must strictly comply with the regulations on not using plastic bags, preserving the environment, preserving the diverse ecosystem and working towards further development in a sustainable way.

The most beautiful time to travel to Cù Lao Chàm is from May to August every year when the weather on the island is best. You won’t find any rain or wind, or strong sunshine. Coming to Cù Lao Chàm, visitors can not ignore the wind channel of this cluster of islands – one of the places to welcome the beautiful sunrise and sunset; The Temple of the Profession Nest with the rare 200-year-old Heritage Tree.

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An Bình Island, also known as Lý Sơn small island, is about 7km from Lý Sơn large island, Quảng Ngãi Province. While the large island of Lý Sơn is increasingly developing tourism services, An Bình Island still retains an impressive wild look. In addition to the beautiful nature and unspoiled beaches you’ll also be tempted by the delicious seafood.

An Bình Island also impresses visitors thanks to its cleanliness, orderliness, and almost no shadow of plastic bags or garbage plastic on the island.

In 2017, the local government began to encourage island residents and tourists not to bring single-use plastic products, or replace them with other environmentally friendly materials. Those who follow the green lifestyle and visit An Bình Island will really feel the peaceful and happy life people here enjoy so much.