Thua Thien – Hue province is the beautiful destination in Vietnam, which owns not only many historical – cultural relics but also famous for charming sceneries, in which Lap An Lagoon is one of the must – see place during Hue travel.
Lap An lagoon or An Cu lagoon is a brackish water region covering the area of more than 800ha in the west of Lang Co Bay. It is located near the National Highway 1A between Danang and Hue at Lang Co district and Phu Loc province. It has the position quite beautiful at the foot of Phu Gia Pass with a radius of 15 sqm running along to Hai Van Estuary. Besides, it is surrounded by a range of Bach Ma – the majestic mountain and the turquoise water of Lang Co bay.
Here is the best habitat for many animals and aquatic plants, mainly oysters, which are the favorite seafood of many visitors because of their high value in nutrition. Also, fishing is the major career of locals in Lap An lagoon.
When the tide withdraws, the locals start their work by getting to sand dunes to catch hai sam or sipunculus nudus (a species belongs to holothurians genus). It is the delicious seafood that contains high value in nutrition and brings high income for locals.
Coming to Lap An lagoon, you will see the image of coracles on the clear blue water, which used for fishing.
Lap An is becoming the popular place for many visitors thanks to its beauty in the vaporous scenery due to the mist covering the entrance of the lagoon.
You can visit Lap An lagoon all year round; however the period between the March and June would be the best time for visiting, especially for photographers to take romantic sceneries of the lagoon. Besides, it is located near the Lang Co district so you can have combined trip to Lang Co beach, which will make your vacation more interesting.
Moreover, if you are interested in hiking or climbing, you can refer the itinerary with the route of Lang Co – Lap An – Bach Ma within one day and don’t forget to bring along hat, sunscreen to protect your skin.