Co To Island is about 3 hours by boat from Cai Rong
Town, Van Don Island District, about 150km from Halong
City. The Quang Ninh province’s tourism sector has surveyed
potential to develop tourism on the island, especially
Large Co To Island belongs to Co To Island District,
Quang Ninh Province. Co To Island District includes
40 large and small islands, of which the three largest
are large Co To, Thanh Lan and Tran.
Co To Sea is beautiful both day and night, sunrise and
sunset, bright moon and dim moon. Beaches in the large
Co To Island are deserted and not quite polluted by
modern industrial society. Trinh Sat Beach is typical
with white sands and blue water as clear as crystal.
The forest is also appropriate for ecotourism tours.
You can walk or catch xe om to visit lighthouse on a
low hill. It’s about 10 minutes by xe om from centre
of island to the foot of hill.
And then you’d better walk along a path to the lighthouse.
This path is about 1km and lye among pine tree forest
together with thousands of violet wild flowers. The
light house is on the highest peak of the Co To island,
70 metres above sea level.
Large Co To Island has abundance of seafood such shrimp,
cuttle, fish... Their price is very cheap. You can bring
gas cooker and cook your own meal or hire native to
From large Co To Island, hiring boat to around islands,
you will discover another things such as play kinds
of water sports: snorkeling, fish stabbing... On Thanh
Lan Island, oranges are a special harvested fruit. During
harvest time, the island turns a splendid orange-yellow
Charming landscape with fresh air make Co To become
an attractive place for visitors who are keen on exploring.