Khoai is one of the well-known landscapes of the southernmost
province of Ca Mau, about 15kilometres from the mainland.
Hon Khoai is a group of islets and the biggest island
is called Hon Khoai.
is a rock island with hills and forests including various
kinds of precious wood such as Star wood. The wild natural
landscapes attract tourists a great deal.
Hon Khoa was called Giang Huong, Independence Island
and Poulo Obi in the French domination. However, the
locals get used to calling it Hon Khoai because it looks
like the shape of a giant potato.
to the top of the island zigzagd round the hillside
and is shadowed by high and big trees. Jackfruit and
mango trees are seen lush and many of them have become
wild flowers blossom in rock cavities. Tourists can
hear sounds of running water and birds, it is really
Hon Khoai coast, there are numerous algae which can
be cooked into delicious dishes. There are also many
species of birds on the island, including wild geese
Hon Khoai Island stands an important lighthouse in the
Eastern Sea and Thailand Bay. Having invaded Vietnam,
French colonialists built a system of lighthouses from
Can Gio, Con Dao, Phu Quoc to Hon Khoai to lead ships.
on the Hon Khoai Island is 318 metres in height. It
was built in 1920 and its architecture remains intact.
The lighthouse tower on the Hon Khoai Island was one
of the earliest construction sites on the Vietnamese
is not only a well-known landscape of Ca Mau province
but also a revolutionary site in the south-western region
of the south. In 1940, under the leadership of the Communist
Party, the locals and soldiers re-took the island from
cool climate and beautiful scenery, Hon Khoai is suitable
for ecological and discovery tourism. In 1994, the Ministry
of Culture and Information recognised Hon Khoai as a
national landscape _Nhan Dan