A Quick Guide to 5 Of The Best Beaches in Vietnam
Vietnam’s heavenly beaches have, for a long time, been a favorite not only among locals but also intrepid visitors. Recently, the beach areas have been inevitably expanded as visiting foreigners discover the unique scuba diving and turquoise waters along the south and central coast of Vietnam.
1. Nha Trang
2. Da Nang
Danang Beach, a key war area during the infamous Vietnam War, is adored by locals and foreigners alike for its scintillating, pristine beaches with notable scuba diving, surfing, and also 6 charming resort in Danang. A peaceful place to relax, Da Nang is just an hour away from Hanoi or Saigon via flight.
3. Phu Quoc Island
Situated off the Mekong Delta west coast, Phu Quoc Island is not precisely within the conventional tourist track.
Pepper plantations, sprawling white sand beaches, and the national forest make up the diverse topography. Still, the island maintains most of its virgin charm with quiet shores, limited tourist services, and dirt roads.
You will automatically fall in love with the perfect local beachside restaurant where you can look to have the coldest beer possible while overlooking turquoise blue waters. It’s just paradise.
The simplest way to get to Phu Quoc is by a plane which you can take from Can Tho, Rach Gia, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh cities. A flight takes an hour to the island. You can also use high-speed ferry or train to reach Phu Quoc.
4. Mui Ne Beach
Mui Ne Beach boasts a 15-km stretch of sandy beaches and crystal clear, rock-free waters, and has some of the most luxurious beachfront resorts to the north. Found in the province of Binh Thuan, the beach attracts droves of travelers who want a place to swim and partake of water sports.
The best time to visit here is from November to March. At this time, there is enough sun with strong winds.
Although most people love beaches where they can chill and kick back, sometimes you want adventure and action. Mui Ne gives you both with everything from wakeboarding to surfing to quad biking to sandboarding.
The quickest way to get to this beach is by flying into Nha Trang and then taking a train or bus to Mui Ne. Another option is to go via Ho Chi Minh City, which takes four and a half hours on a bus ride.
5. Doc Let Beach
Doc Let may be just 48km from the busy Nha Trang beach, but it provides a completely different beach experience. A few tourist facilities make Doc Let Beach a popular choice for travelers who want to avoid crowds and ensconce themselves in a tranquil beach paradise.
Its biggest draw is that it is an uncongested beach where you can chill with a beer and walk your way alongside beach like nobody’s business. It appeals to those looking to breathe life away from of the hectic city life.