Lao Mai Nha is a small island in Phuoc Dong hamlet, An Hai commune, Tuy An district. It has an area of 1.2 km2 with mountain of about 100m high, caves and beautiful pristine beaches. Impressively, around
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Only two households are currently residing on the island – the families of Mr. Bien Van Xuong’s and Mr. Ngo Van Thinh with five people. Mr. Xuong (59 years old) and his wife – Mrs. Vo Thi Nga (51 years old) have done business here since 1989, mainly raising cattle, planting, breeding shrimp and fishing. Tourists and residents call Mr. Xuong "Island Prince".
Departing from An Ninh Dong commune landing or Tien Chau fishing port, fishing boats of local fishermen carry a maximum of 50 passengers to Lao Mai Nha Island and back in the day at compromised price, which may be cheaper in case of departing from An Hai commune for a shorter sea route.
According to the local residents, the best time to visit
Source: Phu Yen Newspaper
Translated by TRINH THUY