The unique and cheapest instant seafood market in Vietnam

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(QNO) - Many tourists are very astonished to see that the fresh seafood at the Cham Island market (Hoi An city, Quang Nam) is served just in a jiffy. The vendor spends under 5 minutes preparing a delicious dish.

The charming Cham Islands
The charming Cham Islands

It takes visitors over 30 minutes to go to Cham Island from Cua Dai Port (Hoi An) by Express canoes. Cham Island is one of the front territories of Vietnam in the East Sea, a World Biosphere Reserve. This trip is a key part of Hoi An sightseeing tour. It is charming for not only its beauty landscapes but lots of strange things here such as just enviro-friendly bags allowed, honest business with surprisingly cheap price.

Fresh seafood at Cham Island market
Fresh seafood at Cham Island market

Right after leaving the canoe, visitors can set their feet in the seafood market on the Lang beach where they can see many creatures swimming in the large basins. Coming here, visitors may enjoy many things in extremely cheap price that people from Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh city call specialties.

A beautiful beach of the World Biosphere Reserve.
A beautiful beach of the World Biosphere Reserve.

Alive squids are sold at the price of 120,000VND/kg; a sea-urchin is 30,000 VND; the price of fish is between 100,000 VND and 300,000 VND per kilo. Even grouper, which is over 1.2 million VND per kilo on the mainland, is only 300,000 VND  here.

The wharf.
The wharf.

Many tourists have also admitted that enjoying fresh sea-food is the most interesting thing when they visit Cham Island. The market with 10 booths right on the beach can serve visitors from the dawn to the sunset with  cheap price.

On the beach of Cham Island
On the beach of Cham Island
The instant sea-food market
The instant sea-food market
Many kinds of sea-food for tourists’ choices
Many kinds of sea-food for tourists’ choices
A live coal stove to bake sea-food
A live coal stove to bake sea-food
A dish of liquids served.
A dish of liquids served.