Phone: 02523 810 801
Time to visit a place: 120 phút
Open Time: 5:00 AM -
Close Time: 10:00 PM
Address: Phường Hàm Tiến, Thành phố Phan Thiết, Binh Thuan Provice
Ong Dia rock beach (or “Bai da Ong Dia”) is located about 10 kilometers from the center of Phan Thiet city. As a beautiful site, this place attracts a lot of people everyday. Locals and tourists consider Ong Dia rock beach as an ideal place for sightseeing, taking photos, swimming, kite surfing, sitting with friends and their loved ones, or just doing nothing and enjoying their free time .
Photo: Nguyen Vu
This beach is named after “Ong Dia”, who is the “Earth God” according to the belief of Vietnamese. Legend has it that in the old days, local fishermen and their families used to walk back and forth between their villages and the port or the markets, and they often stoped to rest in this area. When these people saw the big rock that looks like their God of Earth here, they believed that “he” came to help them. For this reason, they considered “him” as their “Ong Dia”, came to “him” and prayed for favourable weather, good harvest andprosperous life. Today, the magical rock is no longer there, but right next to the beach, local people have made a small shrine with a statue of “Ong Dia” inside to continue to ... View more