Ca Mau

Area: 5,294.9 sq. km.
Population: 1,218.9 thousand habitants (2015).
Capital: Ca Mau City.
Districts (8): Dam Doi, Ngoc Hien, Tran Van Thoi, Cai Nuoc, U Minh, Thoi Binh, Nam Can, Phu Tan.
Ethnic groups: Viet (Kinh), Khmer, Hoa, Tay.

GEOGRAPHY

Ca Mau Province is situated in the southern tip of Viet Nam with 307km coastal length. It is surrounded by East Sea on three faces and Kien Giang, Bac Lieu provinces on the north and north-east.


It's interlacing rivers and canals have generated tangled flows in the province. Seven large rivers are: Ong Doc, Bay Hap, Cai Lon, Ganh Hao, Dam Doi, Trem Trem, and Bach Nguu. Some offshore islands are: Hon Da Bac, Hon Khoai and Hon Chuoi.

There are two types of forest in Ca Mau province: salt marsh and cajuput. The cajuput forest has the highest biological value among other types of natural forest, with high economic value and environmental protection.

Climate: Ca Mau, with its sub-equatorial monsoon climate has two main seasons: the rainy season from May to October, and the dry season, extending from November to April of the next year. The province is average annual temperature is 26.50C. It is coolest in January with 250C. The annual rainfall averages 2,500mm, 90% of which is distributed over 6 months of the rainy season. Average humidity is about 80% in dry season and 85 % in rainy season. Ca Mau rarely suffers storms and floods.

 

Ca Mau Cape (Ca Mau Province)


TOURISM AND ECONOMY
Ca Mau has great potentiality in ecological tourism thanking to salt-marsh ecological systems and diversified plants and animals. It has long seaside so there are many shrimp farms here. Then it is considered one of the key fishing grounds of the country, with great reserves of seafood of different types. Besides that, there are wild animals, such as deer, pig, and monkey.

Hon Khoai Island is a historical vestige that had related with the insurrection led by hero Phan Ngoc Hien. Ca Mau is famous for U Minh cajuput forest and Nam Can mangrove forest.

Rather than those, Ca Mau is also well known for its bird sanctuaries: Cai Nuoc, Dam Doi, Ngoc Hien... Most of all, Ngoc Hien bird sanctuary attracts more and more visitors.

 

TRANSPORTATION

Ca Mau City is 179km from Can Tho City, and 350km from Ho Chi Minh City. It is the most southern point in mainland of Viet Nam.. National Road N°. 1, 63 connect Ca Mau to Bac Lieu and Kien Giang provinces.
 

Bus: Regular connections with Ho Chi Minh City, other destinations in the South, and provinces of Lam Dong and Khanh Hoa are available at Ca Mau Bus Station.
 

Air: Ca Mau has Ca Mau Airport. Vietnam Air Services Company (Vasco) offers daily flights on Ho Chi Minh City - Ca Mau route.
 

Boat: There are two ferries in Ca Mau (to destinations within the province).

ALBUM
NEARBY DESTINATIONS
WHERE TO STAY
Quoc Nam I Hotel

Add: 23 Phan Boi Chau St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3827 281/ 0973 501 111

Hon Da Bac Hotel

Add: Hon Da Bac, Khanh Binh Tay commune, Dist.

Tel: (84-290) 3897 611

Thanh Nhan Hotel

Add: 129B Ly Thuong Kiet St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3565 112

Diem Quynh Hotel

Add: 459D Nguyen Trai St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3591 243/ 3591 244

A Dong I Hotel

Add: 133A Nguyen Tat Thanh St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3828 260

Quoc Nam II Hotel

Add: 2C Quang Trung St., TP. Ca Mau

Tel: (84-290) 3837 015

Ozone Dat Mui Hotel

Add: Highway No. 1A, Ham Rong Commune, Nam Can Dist.

Tel: (84-290) 3876868/ 3876879

Ruby Hotel

Add: 19-20A Hùng Vương, Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3787 979

Nguyen Huong Hotel

Add: 154 Highwway No. 1, Dinh Binh Commune, Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3619 999/ 3569 999

Thai Hoang Hotel

Add: 345B Nguyen Trai St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3591 777/ 3591 591

Thai Son Hotel

Add: 305A Ly Thuong Kiet St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3833 564

Trung Kien Hotel

Add: 117A, group 10, Song Doc Townlet, Tran Van Thoi Dist.

Tel: (84-290) 3891 888

Bao Ngoc Hotel

Add: 678-682 Ta Uyen St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3572 572

Anh Thu Hotel

Add: 385 Ly Thuong Kiet St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3835 453

Mien Tay Hotel

Add: Pham Ngoc Thach St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 939 722 754

Song Kim Hotel

Add: 73 Phan Ngoc Hien St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3562 562

Cam Ha Hotel

Add: zone 2, Nam Can Townlet

Tel: (84-290) 3877 235

Tien Phat Hotel

Add: 393A Ly Thuong Kiet St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3553 098

Minh Hai Guest House

Add: 1 Tran Hung Dao St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3831 036/ 3825 417

Viet Hung Hotel

Add: 167 Pham Hong Tham, Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3540 789

WHERE TO EAT
Be Tu Restaurant

Add: 410 Nguyen Trai St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3832 209

Da Bac Restaurant

Add: Kinh Hon Hamlet, Khanh Binh Tay Commune, Tran Van Thoi Dist.

Tel: (84-290) 3897 611

Le Anh Restaurant

Add: 178 Ngo Quyen St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3811 799

Pho Xua Restaurant

Add: 239 Phan Ngoc Hien St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3566 666

Son Nam Restaurant

Add: 38 National Highway 1A, Ba Dieu Hamlet, Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3818 204 / 3832 522

Thanh Truc Restaurant

Add: 113 Ngo Quyen St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3820 021

Thuy Ta Restaurant

Add: Rach Mui Hamlet, Dat Mui Commune, Ngoc Hien Dist.

Tel: (84-290) 3870 813/ 3870 814

Trieu Chau 2 Restaurant

Add: Huynh Thuc Khang St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 6281 036

ABC Restaurant

Add: 158 Ngo Quyen St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3811 900

Hoi Quan The Ky Restaurant

Add: 70 Tran Van Thoi St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3561 222

Song Hoa Restaurant

Add: 132A Nguyen Tat Thanh St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3828 524

T98 Restaurant

Add: 999 Le Khac Xuong St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3835 598

Tam De Restaurant

Add: 152 Tran Hung Dao St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3540 090

Tan Tan Quan Restaurant

Add: 153 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3820 404

Anh Nguyet Hotel & Restaurant

Add: 207 Phan Ngoc Hien St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3567 666

Quan La Restaurant

Add: 126 Phan Ngoc Hien St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3835 183

Tam Giao Restaurant

Add: 174 Ngo Quyen St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3510 510

Trieu Chau Restaurant

Add: 70A Ly Thai Ton St., Ca Mau City

Tel: (84-290) 3830 121