Top 5 Vietnam Beaches That You Don’t Want To Miss
Vietnam is a Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its river, Buddhist pagodas, bustling cities and the beautiful beaches. Vietnam's long coastline in the tropical zone is definitely an ideal destination for tourists who are looking for a beach holiday. Come to Vietnam and enjoy white sand stretch with the crystal blue water, take part in multiple activities on the sea, savor fresh and tasty seafood and relax at luxury resorts. Below are top 5 beaches that we highly recommend you when traveling in Vietnam:
1. City Beach Nha Trang
Nha Trang is the most popular beach with both local and foreigner tourists. Be a coastal resort city in Southern Vietnam, Nha Trang is known for scuba diving and snorkeling. Its main beach seems to stretch on for kilometers with no end in sight, along Tran Phu Street backed by a promenade, hotels, and restaurants. Its blue crystal water and amazing white sand is the reason why young couples usually come here to take wedding album. Main activities you can enjoy here including island-hopping, swimming, and sailing. Its vast countryside is home to tranquil fishing villages, dense rainforests, and natural hot springs.
2. Phu Quoc Island
Each year, there are approximately 500 to 600 thousand tourists coming to this island, of which 40% are foreign tourists. Maybe you are wondering why it is so popular. Phu Quoc is one of 2 beaches in Vietnam to be featured on CNN.com with an article about the best beaches in the world. It is a small island off the southern tip of Vietnam, close to the shoreline of Cambodia and called a paradise with its perfect white sand and palm tree-lined waters. If you love adventure trip, you can rent a motorcycle and ride to the other side of the island to the breathtakingly beautiful Bai Sao beach.
3. Da Nang Beach
Da Nang is the 3rd largest city in Vietnam just after Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi. Located in central Vietnam, Da Nang is famous for its sandy beaches and history as a French colonial port. One of the most famous beaches is China beach which served as the military base during the war. With the white soft sand, warm sunshine, beautiful coconut palm trees and a pristine coral reef, Da Nang is chosen as the best beach in Vietnam for sunbathing, surfing and scuba diving.
4. Hoi An Beach
Just take you around 40 minutes from Da Nang by taxi, Hoi An is a very well preserved ‘old town’ and sure that its charming beach will impress all types of travelers, even the grumpy ones. An Bang Beach in Hoi An is the other beach which was named in CNN.com’s best beaches in the world. It has enough restaurants and bars where you can sit on the beach and drink a cold beer and grilled half dried squid.
5. Quy Nhon Beach, Binh Dinh Province
Quy Nhon is a large, prosperous coastal city in Binh Dinh Province which is located in central Vietnam. It is known as a city which supplies the best seafood in the country and of course beautiful beaches. Each of them is gorgeous in a different way. However, Quy Nhon beach is chosen as the most beautiful one that you cannot miss. Unlike the hustle and bustle of the famous beaches in Vietnam such as Nha Trang or Da Nang, Quy Nhon brings the tourist a peaceful feeling. The beach owns a green arch-shaped form with the long white sand and sometimes you will hear the sound of birds chattering mixed to the sound of waves. Come and experience on your own and you will see how Quy Nhon beach attracts the tourist.