Tuan Chau island has an area of 2.2 km² and to the east and south are two man-made beaches endowed with very white, fine sand. Tuan Chau Island is one of the most touristic destinations in Ha Long, Quang Ninh province.
Tuan Chau Island can be reached via the 2-km cement road from the mainland. The construction of this road was undertook by Tuan Chau 5-star yacht company and officially started on February 28, 1998. Investments have been poured into the island to turn it into a modern tourist resort. It includes attractions such as the dolphin, sea lion, and performing-seal club, animal circus club, golf course, cultural-sports center, beach, rural market, ornamental fish lake, villas in Hill 1 and Hill 2, guesthouses, five 80-room villas by the beach. The ensemble of five restaurants and one round house built in the pagoda motif can serve up to 500 guests at the same time.
From 2014, there is another way to reach Tuan Chau Island from Hanoi that is directed flight from Hanoi to Tuan Chau Island, Halong Bay by seaplane of Hai Au Aviation. The flight can allows you to enjoy a bird’s eye view of the thousands of limestone karsts jutting up from the jade green waters and see remote fishing villages before landing at Tuan Chau Island Marina.
The pier of Tuan Chau island hosts only 10% of all boat companies cruising on Halong bay and provides cruisers with cafés, souvenir shops, and daily entertainment shows with young local dancers performing modern dances. Some boat companies also offer private lounges for their passengers awaiting boarding time.