Ti Top Island, Halong Bay

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#6 of 10 in Parks in Halong Bay
The beaches and other natural landscapes of Ti Top Island make it widely considered one of the most beautiful attractions in the region. President Ho Chi Minh named this island after Russian astronaut German Titop during his first visit in 1962. The white sands and clear waters of the island's beaches make it popular among locals and tourists, especially in the summer months. Here, you can sunbathe, kayak, skydive, relax at a restaurant or bar, or stay at one of the site's many hotels. Take a look at our Halong Bay vacation planner to schedule your visit to Ti Top Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 16, 2017
    There is nothing special about this island except for the view at the top of the hill. It is a spectacular view but the rest are just a let down. The beach is overcrowded. The waters are not clear. Th...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    To be short, we would rather have stayed on our cruise ship than spending time on this activity. It is officially the only beach you are allowed to swim. It is very small, and during high tide there i...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Not really attraction place to discover because it is very crowded and very expensive. A top takes you more than half an hour just to see islands and the beach is so narrow that you can not swim.  more »

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Where to stay in Halong Bay

When touring the scenic bay, most people stay in Halong City, where you can find many budget hotels, motels, and backpacker-style hostel lodgings. Another option is staying on Cat Ba, one of the larger islands in the bay, which features a variety of affordable hotels. You can also choose to stay in the port city of Haiphong and take day trips to explore Halong Bay.
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