Ca Mau headland locates in the South pole of our Fatherland, which belongs to Mui hamlet, about 120km far from Ca Mau city. It takes you about 2.5 hours to go from Ca Mau city to Ca Mau headland by high-speed boat. Ca Mau headland is the only place on Vietnamese mainland where tourists can see the sun rising in Eastern Sea and the sun setting in Western Sea. Ca Mau headland is compared with an arc. Every year, it is consolidated by Mekong river’s alluvium so as to extend to the sea from 80 to 100 meters with the area estimated hundreds of hectares.
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From Ca Mau headland, tourists can see Hon Khoai group of islands in the sea, which is 20km far from mainland. This is a beautiful group of islands including Tuong Islet (Hòn Tượng), Sao Islet (Hòn Sao), Kho Islet (Hòn Khô), Lon Islet (Hòn Lớn), Doi Moi Islet (Hòn Đồi Mồi). The biggest and highest islet is Khoai Islet (Hòn Khoai), which is about 4km2 wide and its top is 318m high, where the important lighthouse peak of Eastern Sea belonging to Thai Lan Bay locates. Especially, Hon Khoai has many sources of freshwater and it often supplies thousands of fishing boats with this. The specialties of the Alluvial ground of Mui headland are blood arca and hair arca. The local people catch arcas when the tide is as low as a surfboard on the mud-yard. Mui headland is mentioned as a sacred land in Vietnamese consciousness and everybody desires to come here once in their life. It has a diversified and plentiful ecosystem of mangrove forest. Coming to the tourist spot of Ca Mau headland, tourists will visit the National co-ordinate landmark, contemplate the forest, contemplate the sea, and do sightseeing at the zone where people reproduce the forest village in resistance war; take photographs when standing at the foot of Ca Mau headland’s symbol. Tourists will contemplate a lot of particularly interesting things when sunset comes that are evening clouds now appear, now disappear in an immense sea.