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Known mostly for the “Lonely Garlic”, the island’s specialty, Ly Son Island has not been a popular holiday destination to Vietnamese and foreign tourists alike until recent years. Because it is still mostly untouched, Ly Son Island is a perfect getaway for travellers who want experiences beyond the usual tourist attractions. Tourists who come to Ly Son Island will experience the “authentic Vietnam” – crystal-clear beaches, savory seafood and overwhelming hospitality from the local people.

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Places to visit in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Places to visit in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

You should visit this tourist attraction at dawn or at sunset. Turn left at the welcoming gate and walk along the road.

Things to do in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Things to do in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Visit Duc Pagoda and the Quan Am Statue, Hike up Thoi Loi Mountain, Buy “Lonely Garlic” are the top things to do in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Weather & Best time to travel to Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Weather & Best time to travel to Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Like most places in Central Vietnam, the general weather in Ly Son Island is warm all year long. There is little rain throughout the year an...

Where to stay in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Where to stay in Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Homestays in Ly Son Island are the go-to option for many Vietnamese tourists. They are cheap, comfortable and homey.

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Transportation in Quang Ngai

How to get around Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Because it is still mostly untouched, Ly Son Island is a perfect getaway for travellers who want experiences beyond the usual tourist attractions.

How to get to Ly Son Island, Vietnam

Tourists who come to Ly Son Island will experience the “authentic Vietnam” – crystal-clear beaches, savory seafood and overwhelming hospitality from the local people.

FAQs

Because Ly Son Island is an important military base as well as a tourist destination, foreign visitors should always keep their passports at hand.
The military base on top of Thoi Loi Mountain is strictly off limits, for security reasons.
As of 2016, tourists with Chinese or Hong Kong passports are not allowed into Ly Son Island.
Past travellers have noted rubbish and litter to be a serious problem of Ly Son Island.
If you have sensitive skin, consider skipping swimming in the beaches of Ly Son Island, despite the clear water.
If you fail to book speedboat tickets to Ly Son Island, you should try to visit some destinations in Quang Ngai before waiting for the next boat. Popular tourist spots are Son My Memorial, Duc Pho District, Kon Chu Rang Nature Reserve, etc.

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