Lap An Lagoon – A Hidden Gem of Hue

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Lap An Lagoon is famous for its peaceful and peaceful scenery. It is also an ideal destination for those who want to find relaxation and enjoy the murmur of water.

I. Unique tourist area

1. Lap An Lagoon

Lap An Lagoon is a large lake located in the east of Hue city, in Lap An commune, Phu Loc district, Thua Thien-Hue province. This is one of the attractive tourist destinations of Thua Thien-Hue province. It covers an area of about 1,500ha and has a variety of plants and animals living in the lagoon.

2. How to get to Lap An lagoon

Going to Lap An Lagoon, you can travel by the following means of transportation:

a. Car/taxi

From the center of Hue, you can reach Dam Lap An by car or taxi rented from the car services operating in the city. The distance is about 16 km and it takes about 30 minutes to drive there.

b. Motorcycles

If you prefer more purity and individuality, you can go to Lap An lagoon by motorbike. From Hue, you go east along Highway 49 for about 14 km and turn left onto the dirt road to reach Lap An lagoon.

c. Bus

You can take a bus from the center of Hue to Suoi Voi Tourist Area and then rent a bicycle to reach Lap An lagoon. However, this means is not convenient because the waiting time and transportation are quite limited.

Map to Lap An Lagoon

II. What to play in Lap An lagoon

1. Walk among the immense Lap An Phu Loc lagoon

Walking on the sand-covered streets of Lap An Lagoon at low tide is a wonderful and beautiful experience. This road turns the water and the beautiful scenery makes young people race here to enjoy and check-in virtually. By walking on the sandy floor, you will enjoy the fresh air and relax your spirit while immersed in this dream-like land.

2. Take a sightseeing boat

Taking a boat trip to visit in Lap An Dam is an experience not to be missed when coming here. Visitors can enjoy the charming and poetic scenery of Lap An Dam on board.

3. Cycle around the lagoon and nearby villages

Cycling around Lap An Dam and neighboring villages is a great experience to explore the natural and cultural beauty of this land. You can cycle around the lagoon to see the unique and peaceful landscape.

4. Join local fishermen to fish and enjoy fresh seafood

Fishing with local fishermen and enjoying fresh seafood is a great experience to explore the lives of local people and enjoy the freshest seafood.

You can rent a fishing boat with local fishermen to go to the fish areas, wake up early and fish with them. After you have found some fish, fishermen will take them to the boat and prepare them for processing using simple methods.

Afterwards, you can enjoy fresh pieces of fish along with fish sauce and typical spices of the region. This is definitely an interesting and unique experience to enjoy the taste of Hue land.

5. Relax on the nearby beach and watch the sunset

Relaxing on the beach near Lap An Dam and watching the sunset is a very beautiful and relaxing experience. The beaches around Lap An Dam have beautiful landscapes, quiet spaces, are suitable places for you to relax and relax.

III. Tourist attractions near Lap An lagoon  

1. Lang Co Beach

Lang Co Beach is famous for its white, fine sand and clear, well-preserved blue sea. This makes this beach considered one of the destinations for tourism combining swimming and enjoying sea cuisine.

Lang Co Bay

2. Thuan An Beach

Thuan An beach is famous for its white sand, wide and comfortable for picnic trips or swimming. Away from the beach, you can also explore the fishing village and experience the life of the locals here.

3. Hue Ancient Capital

The ancient capital of Hue is located in a favorable geographical location, with the Perfume River intertwined on four sides, bringing mysterious and strange beauty to the city. This is a place that used to be the capital of the Nguyen Dynasty famous for its ancient architecture, long history and culture. With ancient architecture, unique history and culture, it is considered a cultural heritage of Vietnam.

4. Tam Giang Lagoon

With an area of nearly 22,000 hectares, Tam Giang Lagoon is one of the largest lagoons in Southeast Asia. With many values worth exploring such as watching diving, harvesting shrimp, and eating on rowing boats. It is also an ideal destination for those who love ecotourism and want to explore them.

5. Hai Van Pass

Hai Van Pass is likened to a natural picture with unique depth between Khanh Hoa and Thua Thien-Hue. The landscape here is stunning, surrounded by mountains and hills, sea, sand and limestone walls. All of this creates a truly unique and completely different perspective, making Hai Van Pass one of the must-visit places for lovers of beautiful landscapes and landscapes.

IV. Where to stay near Lap An lagoon

1. Resort

Lang Co Beach Resort – Located just a short drive from Lap An Lagoon, this resort offers luxurious rooms and suites with beautiful beach and mountain views. Amenities include multiple restaurants, spas, fitness centers and outdoor pools.

Alba Wellness Resort – This 5-star resort is located just a few kilometers from Lap An Lagoon and offers luxurious accommodation with modern amenities, including a spa, fitness centre and outdoor pool. The resort also provides shuttle service to and from Lap An Dam.

2. Accommodation

For travelers looking for a more unique cultural experience, the host family along with the host family is a great option. Some popular homestays in the region include Thanh Tien Homestay and Lap An Homestay, where visitors can learn about local customs and participate in traditional activities.

3. Camping

There are several campgrounds and backpacker hostels in the area, such as Phong Nha Farmstay and Hue Backpackers Hostel. It offers affordable accommodation and a more communal atmosphere. Bring a sturdy bed, sleeping bag and other necessary equipment. Also make sure to collect all and dispose of anger regulations.

V. Notes when coming to Lap An lagoon

1. Necessary baggage to bring to Lap An Dam

You should bring necessary items such as raincoats if going during the rainy season. And if you’re a photography enthusiast, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and cameras are indispensable. In addition, if you want to participate in outdoor activities such as walking, you should wear sneakers or beach sandals to facilitate movement and avoid foot pain, dirt. If you need food and drinks, you can buy them at local salons or ask locals for nearby eateries. In addition, you need to bring enough cash to pay for the services and products you use.

2. The right time to visit Lap An Dam

Usually, the right time to visit Lap An Dam is from 4 to 9 months. Because this is the dry season and there is beautiful weather to visit and enjoy the beautiful scenery of this land. During the 4th month, buckwheat flowers will bloom, creating a spectacle of vibrant colors.

The period from 6 to 8 months is summer, you can participate in outdoor activities without worrying about being burned by the sun.

September is the most beautiful time to explore the beauty of Lap An Lagoon. However, the rainy or typhoon season from October to March will reduce your experience and is quite dangerous. Therefore, you should follow the news and weather before deciding to go to Lap An Lagoon.


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