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Cham Island (Cu Lao Cham)

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Cham islands are 15km from Cua Dai. There are seven islands altogether named according to their shape or characteristics. They are called Lao ( pear ), Dai ( long ), La ( leaf), Kho ( dry ),Tai ( ear ),Mo ( tomb ) and Nom ( East Wind ). They have...more
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Cham Island Harbour, Hoi An, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there in November, Was ok, the water is not good for snorkling, they have a nice beach , I went on the tour from Hoi An , the lunch was good, thats a litlle island with not much to see. Spend a couple hours...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank turista295
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Cham Island is still a pristine island. The people here are friendly and hospitable. Most visitors come to this place to buy delicious seafood at a cheap price and dive into the coral. There are beautiful beaches but not very wide because of the deep...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Juan B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Locally known as Cu Lao Cham, this is a small pristine island with amazing landscape. One of the upcoming places to see in Vietnam, the island is rich in marine biodiversity and comprises of many endangered species. A 30 minutes’ speedboat ride from Hoi An...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rajivglobaltraveller
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Good guides. Beautiful destinations. Fun snorkeling. Vibrant marine life. Wonderfully relaxing as well. Met some friends. Good times had by all.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank alvarezwortham
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

We had to wait about an hour at the wharf for our boat to arrive. The market prices on the island were cheaper than in Hoi An but there was not much variety. The marine museum only takes about 10 minutes to walk through. One...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 810nataliet
Reviewed August 31, 2018

a place to spend few relazing days expecially on the small village. The beach are really amazing and snorkling is a must

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nicknameviet
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Sail back on the Majestic Biriwa. A couple of months ago we got a wonderful opportunity to sail with our friends Marie-France Biron and Gildas Fourny on their brand-new sailing boat. It was an unforgettable day trip and we couldn’t resist doing it one more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is a gorgeous island with nice beach and white sand. Seafood is so fresh and yummy. I booked a tour for 6 hrs. It's super worth it to see the island

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Andrew2311
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Worth doing for a day trip. Not that much to see on the island. Good lunch provided and relaxing time at beach.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank GJSWA
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We have been very fortunate to visit a number of islands around the world before big tourism had arrived. Unfortunately we feel that we were 1-2 years too late in visiting Cham Island. The home stay was as expected. Charming and helpful host family, plentiful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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October 19, 2018|
Response from 810nataliet | Reviewed this property |
I believe there is a ferry service but I am not sure of the details. You could always approach one of the boats that take people on tours there and just pay for the travel rather than their day tour fees. Most of them are... More
February 8, 2018|
Response from Return2bass | Reviewed this property |
Don’t Go. The place is an environmental disaster!