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Splendid apricot forest under Hon Dry sea, Quy Nhon

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From about the end of May to mid-July will be the apricot season in Hon Dry. When the tide recedes, the moss appears with a characteristic yellow hue like a forest on the seabed.

Located 18km from Quy Nhon City, Nhon Hai fishing village, Quy Nhon City (Binh Dinh) has long been famous for its beautiful beach, preserved coral reef intact in the area near the shore, fascinating the footsteps of tourists.



At the end of the end of May 5, Hon Dry seems to turn into a golden paradise by long strips of blooming apricot seaweed. From 3 p.m., when the tide begins to recede, strips of apricot weed are dyed yellow by the summer sun, exposed from the blue water. The blooming season of apricot algae means that many types of fish, squid and shrimp concentrate on sheltering, creating a great source of income for people in Hon Dry Island from fishing, selling to restaurants to process and serve tourists. In particular, this place also reveals a unique 500m long sea path for visitors to conveniently visit the beautiful clusters of apricot algae.



May 6 and 7 are the peak of the Binh Dinh tourism season, tourism festivals and major events will focus on this time. This is also an opportunity for visitors to see the most beautiful Hon Dry in the year. In addition, the cost of diving to see corals in Hon Dry is also quite cheap, the price of affordable resort food. Therefore, this is always an ideal destination for domestic and foreign tourists. 


In Hon Dry, what is special and impressive is the dense coral density beneath the fanciful apricot forest. Diving to explore the waters here makes visitors think they are lost in the fairy land. Apricot often lives clinging to coral reefs, reefs. When a tree is long, it overflows, blooming swaying on the surface of the clear blue sea. Many such trees create impressive golden seaweed beaches right on the sea. Apricot algae creates a beautiful scene like a "golden field" under the clear blue sea. Each brilliant strip of hidden colors of the apricot field is fanciful, creating an interesting picture of biodiversity.



Looking at the sea, the yellow-brown apricot forest like ripe rice sparkles in the sunshine. Floating on the sea surface is beautiful, but when walking on the seabed to see the seaweed, watching the fish swim quickly in front of you, through rocks with diverse shapes, coral reefs, The flaps of apricot algae are more brilliant with a thousand purple pinks. The deeper down the seabed the more beautiful, the apricot trees grow densely at the coral reefs, rising to the surface of the sea seductively swaying slowly; Walking through this magical, wonderful forest is truly a unique experience perhaps only the bottom of Nhon Hai sea.


Video: Fanpage Binhdinhlove



Apricot algae is a natural gift preferential for Quy Nhon. It is harvested for export or medicine, as fertilizer. However, the overexploitation of apricot seaweed also adversely affects the reproduction of some aquatic species. Therefore, people on Hon Dry Island are always aware of the conservation and preservation of corals and apricot algae that develop tourism.



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