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From the beach, you can see the main buildings roof and the umbrella from Villa 2. Our villa, #1, is hidden behind the rocks.
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Fisherman are in the bay almost 24/7 catching fish, crab and local lobster.
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The round boats they use are small and many of the fisherman can't swim.
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Traps and nets in the water.
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This area of coastline in Vietnam is made largely from granite.
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Erosion over the years makes for some interesting shapes of large boulders along the beach.
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The early morning sun, gives everything a very orange glow.
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A lone pandanus tree grows out of the rocks on the surrounding hill side above the beach.
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At the south end of the beach, you can follow a small trail up the side of the hill.
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A better view of the resort from the trail on the south end of the granite rocks.
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Along the beach you'll find many different creatures, especially in the morning hours.
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Ghost crabs are about as large as a quarter.
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There are also larger crabs that are the size of a small desert plate.
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Within just 2-3 seconds, they can completely bury themselves under the sand.
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Several times a day, a bird would sit on the top of this rock, just outside our villa...
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..looking for crabs that come out of their nests in the sand. If the bird is lucky enough to catch a crab, they'll take it to the top of the rock and smash it to pieces.
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In addition to sea creatures, there are also different land creatures that leave their trails in the sand, such as ...
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..and large geckos.
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There's a few insects as well, although the almost constant ocean breezes, keep insects to a minimum.
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Based upon the winds and the daily tides, you'll also find many different shells along the beach..
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…and other assorted shells of various sizes.
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Each morning, the beach is thoroughly cleaned.
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Looking towards the north end of the beach from the far south end.
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Looking south from the far north end of the beach.
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From the north end of the beach, you can see across the bay to a public beach that's about 3km long.
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Towards the north end of the beach, you can find other types of creatures...
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If you look very closely, you can find crabs that are the same color as the rocks in this picture.
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There are two different types of sea urchins that cling to the rocks along the waterline.
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