About Queen Beach
Queen Beach (Hoang Hau beach) is a beautiful beach located in the Ghenh Rang tourism area, about 2km southeast of Quy Nhon city.
A remarkable thing about this beach is its countless smooth stones resembling giant eggs covering hundreds of square meters. Therefore, it’s also known as Stone Egg beach (Bai Trung).
When standing from the top, you can view the whole surrounding. In the distance are fishing boats undulating in the mist, and the beach stands out with thousands of egg-shaped stones.
The story of Queen Beach
The legend says that in the Nguyen Dynasty, when King Bao Dai and Nam Phuong Queen visited the central provinces, the beauty of this beach caught the Queen’s eye.
Queen Nam Phuong then chose a perfect destination for a private holiday with King Bao Dai in 1927.
Bao Dai is the last king of the Nguyen Dynasty, the final ruling family of Vietnam. His reign was from 1926-1945, and he abdicated in August 1945 when Japan surrendered.
How to get to Queen Beach?
The beach is located in the Ghenh Rang area, and you can quickly get to Queen beach by bike or taxi.
If you stay in the city center, it takes about 30 minutes to walk to the beach.
From the city center, you continue on An Duong Vuong street and then to Han Mac Tu street. Then, go straight for a bit more, and you will come to the welcome gate of this tourism area.
You can park your bike at the parking lot and then walk a short distance to Egg stone beach.
The way down to the beach is relatively easy, and you can choose from many different paths because the steps here are all built in an interconnected way, connecting from one end to the other.
Walking down to the beach is also an exciting experience for you as you exercise while admiring the beautiful surroundings.
Expect to spend here around 1 hour or more if you decide to hike and explore the area.
Best time to visit Queen beach
The best months to visit Queen Beach is from February to June. This time is the sunny season, and there’s little rain, so it’s suitable for outdoor activities.
You should avoid visiting Quy Nhon during stormy months, which are from July to early October. You can read more about the best time to visit Quy Nhon here.