Ba Trai Dao Islet
(Three Peaches Islet) lies near Cat Ba Island
, in the territory of Halong City, Quang Ninh Province. It is 22 kilometers far from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf to the Southeast. By speedboat, it takes about an hour from Bai Chay Tourist Wharf.
This island consists of three small mountains with the height of 23 m, seen from afar, resemble three peaches (Ba Trái Đào). The island connects to a legend of about the romantic love between a youngest fairy who was very pretty with a young and poor fisherman. Because of feeling in love with him, she stole three peaches from Heaven for him, that if he ate, would give him eternal life, allowing them to live together forever. The King of the Heavens discovered the robbery and turned the peaches into three stone islands
. Chastised, the young fairy had to return.
Ba Trái Ðào is a famous tourist attraction with three nice fairy beaches, romantic landscape.