Escape from reality and ease your mind at Vietnam's glamorous beaches.
Escape from reality and ease your mind at Vietnam's glamorous beaches.
After tiring and stressful working days, you deserve some time off to unplug and unwind by the peaceful ocean to recharge your energy. With a coastline of 3,260km, Vietnam is full of incredible sunny beaches for you to visit and spend quality time with your loved ones. Whether you’re looking for a great sunbathing location, a seafood hot spot to satisfy your appetite, an entertaining hub for outdoor activities, or simply a quiet sanctuary, it’s not difficult to find your ideal destination in Vietnam.
Whether your family is craving some sunshine by the beach or a cultural travel experience, Vietnam can offer it all.
We cannot mention Vietnam’s beach venues without mentioning Da Nang and Hoi An. Anchoring at the center of the country, Da Nang is a tourist magnet with a large selection of beach resorts, multiple golf courses, theme parks, and its own international airport. With a big stretch of soft sand and crystal blue water, Da Nang has numerous beach spots such as My Khe Beach, Son Tra Beach, Non Nuoc Beach, and many more. Along the coast, you’ll find high-end resorts like Intercontinental Da Nang and Furama Resort, tasty street eats, and different activities including jet-skiing, surfing, or paragliding. Apart from relaxing on the beach, you can trek up the Son Tra Peninsula and visit the Linh Ung pagoda where Vietnam’s highest Avalokiteśvara Bodhisattva statue lies.
Coming to Hoi An - a UNESCO World Heritage site, you will find a completely different atmosphere. With well-preserved architecture, the Old Town possesses a blend of ancient temples, pagodas, and shophouses. The beaches of Hoi An are ideal for those looking for beachside hotels, sun-lounging areas, and authentic dining options. Cua Dai Beach is a gorgeous destination with soft sand and palm trees where you can indulge at the high-end Anantara Hoi An Resort or Hoi An Beach Resort. From Cua Dai Beach, you can travel by ferries or boats to Cham Islands – a marine park with one of the finest diving spots of Central Vietnam. Here, you’ll get to immerse yourself in the surreal beauty of the islands, learn about exotic sea life, and taste the freshest seafood. A trip to Da Nang & Hoi An will be worth your time and let you escape from the noisy city life.
Quy Nhon coastal city is the perfect choice for those who are too familiar with well-known beach attractions like Da Nang, Nha Trang, or Phu Quoc as the area remained somewhat undiscovered by international travelers. Discover the hidden charm of Central Vietnam and explore the diverse topography of 42km coastline, mountains, salt marshes, lagoons, peninsulas, and islands filled with abundant seafood and rich culture. Ky Co Beach is the gem of Quy Nhon as the shore is beautifully framed by rocky boulders and stunning cliffs. Coming here, you can swim in the clear waterway, hop on a wooden boat with fishermen to explore the coast, hike the trail through the mountain forests, or relax at Anantara Quy Nhon Resort or Maia Resort.
Don’t forget to take incredible photos and go sand sliding on Mai Phuong sand dune as this is one of the most picturesque locations in Quy Nhon. There's also Eo Gio, "Strait of the Winds", where you can admire the beautiful curves of the beach, the crashing waves forming the special terrain, and the majestic rocky mountains. This location will give you a nice breezing break from the hot, sunny weather as blasts of wind are constantly blowing at the shore. And to learn more about the local history, you can visit the Twin Cham Towers – one of the most outstanding sites of Cham ruins remaining. Get ready to be impressed by the immense natural beauty of Quy Nhon and the charming cultural features of the Cham civilization.
Undoubtedly a staple of Vietnam’s seaside tourist attractions, Nha Trang has lived up to its reputation with gorgeous beaches, diverse food scene, and fun nightlife. The area is blessed with golden sandy beaches, majestic mountains, and alluring nearby islands. You can stay active in Nha Trang as diving, sailing, windsurfing, and parasailing are available at the local beach. Besides, there are daylong island excursions that take you to Monkey Island, Hon Mun Island, or Hon Yen Island where you can snorkel and appreciate the unspoiled shores. Furthermore, Cam Ranh Bay closeby is famous for luxurious resorts with peaceful atmosphere like Radisson Blue, Escalade Experiences, or Amiana Cam Ranh. Nha Trang also features fascinating cultural attractions such as the Po Nagar Cham towers – a historical trace of the Cham culture, the Nha Trang Cathedral – a Gothic style landmark, or Long Son Pagoda – an ancient religious site accentuated by marvelous Buddha statues. For a local experience, you can try a mud bath or a hot spring soak at Thap Ba Hot Springs or try Nha Trang’s specialty – jellyfish noodles. And if you’re looking for some fun, Nha Trang’s nightlife energy is unmatched with beachfront parties at lively venues like Sailing Club or Skylight.
Situated only two hours away from Ho Chi Minh City in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, Ho Tram is a sanctuary for your next beach trip. Unlike the busy and crowded city of Vung Tau, Ho Tram is calm and charming with a perfect combination of the sea and forest. If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, Ho Tram is the perfect place for you to sunbathe on the white sand coast, swim in the tranquil water, and enjoy a luxurious stay at the local resorts, namely Ho Tram Beach Boutique Resort or Melia Ho Tram Resort. To make the best out of your stay, take a dip in the mineral-filled mud bath, hot bath, or mineral bath to refresh your mind and reduce fatigue after stressful working days at Minera Hot Springs Binh Chau. If you’re feeling adventurous, the Binh Chau Reservation also features camping sites and cycling paths for visitors to explore the primeval forests. For a local experience, travelers can visit Binh Chau fishing port and embrace the simple beauty of local lives where eye-catching, colorful ships and bustling fishermen fill the harbor. A trip to Ho Tram will surely help you escape from the hustle and bustle of busy life and get you energized.
Known as the Pearl Island of Vietnam, Phu Quoc Island is an ideal holiday destination for travelers hoping to escape the busy city life. Located 45km west of Ha Tien in the far south of Vietnam, it only takes one hour to fly to this paradise from Ho Chi Minh City and two hours from Ha Noi. With flawless white-sand beaches and evergreen forests, Phu Quoc is the perfect place to watch romantic sunsets, sip on a tropical cocktail at the local funky bar, and treat yourself to a luxurious stay at the local Fusion Resort or Rocks Beach Boutique. If you’re a fan of watersports, Phu Quoc is perfect for you as the island offers snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and even squid fishing. Furthermore, travelers can also visit the sim wine brewery, the pearl farms, or the pepper farms to learn about the local lifestyle and specialties. Aside from beachside activities, you can always go for a hike to Tranh stream to explore the local fascinating scenery of waterfalls and rocky trails. With the enticing tropical waters and breathtaking landscapes, a trip to Phu Quoc can never go wrong.
As an archipelago of 16 mostly uninhabited islands, Con Dao has become a famous tourist attraction with its wild yet stunning nature. There are multiple beaches and bays scattered around the island of Con Dao and some of our favorites are Nhat Beach in the Shark Cape, Dam Trau Beach, Lo Voi Beach. With a large rock protruding from the sea, looking like a shark’s nose, Shark Cape has kept its natural beauty and tranquility and become a popular photoshoot location with the unspoiled Love Mountain and the pepple-filled sandy beach. To accommodate tourists, there are a few luxury resorts available such as Poulo Condor Boutique Resort and Six Senses with an array of on-premise activities. The island also offers diving trips, boat trips, and snorkeling trips all year round for visitors to explore the biodiversity of the local marine life. Besides, the Con Dao National Park features trekking routes where you can either trek independently or hike the trails with a national park guide. You will never run out of options to delve into the undisturbed nature of tropical jungles, serene waterfalls, and immaculate beaches.