The southernmost province of Ca Mau is currently planning to turn
Hon Khoai Island into an eco-tourism site, using an estimated capital of over 3
As part of the initiative, a 20 km bridge linking the island to the mainland
will be built at a cost of more than 1 trillion VND, besides restaurants, hotels
and entertainment centres.
Pham Thanh Tuoi, Chairman of the Ca Mau People’s Committee, said that at the
moment the local authority is selecting suitable investors for the project with
the aim of starting work on some items by the end of this year.
Hon Khoai is actually a group of five small islands, including Hon Sao, Hon Doi
Moi, Hon Da Le and Hon Tuong.
Located southwest of Ngoc Hien district, the island is uninhabited and is
completely covered with primeval forests, which are home to hundreds of rare
species of fauna and flora.