When it comes to discovering rare coral reefs or snorkelling in white sand waters, there are not many places in the world that compares to the amazing beaches in Vietnam. With a coastline that stretches over 2000 miles, the Southeast Asian country is most endowed coastal nations in the region.
Whether you prefer walking barefoot on white sands, or admiring the scenic views of tall palms and the lighted cities at night, there’s a perfect location for you.
Below is a list of some of the best beaches in Vietnam:
Beach: Cua Dai Beach
Location: Hoi An city
UNESCO is not the only reason why Hoi An is a premium tourist destination in Vietnam. Instead, it’s the famous pristine beaches that make the town an attractive location for travellers. Although not as refined as most metropolitan regions in the country, Hoi An, even as a rural settlement still boosts of a lot of attractions and beach wonders for visitors.
From the long standing tailoring outlets to tasty seafood and bars, the Cua Dai Beach in Hoi An offers a lot of beach-bumming that will surely keep you overwhelmed.
Beach: Non Nuoc Beach
Location: Da Nang city
As one of the largest city in Southeast Asia, Da Nang is a major metropolitan with so many side attractions for travellers. The city has some of the most beautiful beaches and resorts in the country which could serve as the perfect getaway if you’re looking for a place to spend some quality during the holidays.
Even with all its amazing attractions, Da Nang doesn’t look to be at its peak in terms of urban development. With its beautiful green mountains and rich coastlines, Da Nang is one of the best perfect to unwind on the lap of nature.
Though there are many wonderful beaches in Da Nang, the Non Nuoc Beach is perhaps one of the best in the area. Located in a dusty village called Non Nuoc, this beach is one of the most thriving attractions in the city. This is not surprising considering the fact that the main dwellers in the village are stonecutters. Other beaches in the area which are also worth mentioning are the Sandy beach and My Khe.
Beach: Hon Chong Beach
Location: Nha Trang city
Generally regarded as the foremost beach destination in the Asian country, Nha Trang boosts of some of the most pristine beach locations in Vietnam. Although there’s nothing extraordinary about the beaches in terms of natural endowments, however, you will not find many places with the same side attractions. Apart from notorious seawaves that comes every now and then, cafes and restaurants are peculiar sights. There are also a lot of water activities to keep travellers engaged.
The Hon Chong Beach lies in the north area of Nha Trang and is one of the most deserted beaches in the coast city. It might not be as refined like the other beaches in the area but it also has its own attractions which mostly fall in the night-time. You will enjoy eating the cheap seafood as well as the wonder views that extends from the beach to the centre of the city during the night.
Beach: Long Beach
Location: Phu Quoc Island
Travellingto Vietnam without visiting the beaches in Phu Quoc Island is a get-away from the best beaches in the country. The island which is found on the border that separates Vietnam from Cambodia boasts about having the best beaches in Southeast Asia. And considering the abundance of white sand, water, and coral reefs in the area, especially in Sao Beach, kayaking and snorkeling are two popular activities especially for tourists.
Although, Phu Quoc has so many amazing beaches, there’ll always be some that are more popular than others especially in terms of natural assets. The Long Beach is one of such beaches. Also known as Bai Trong in the natural tongue, the Long Beach is pristine beach that offers so many fun activities for travellers. It is an ideal destination for you if your heart craves for peace and solitude in nature wonders. Largely composed of yellow sand and coconut palms, Bai Trong has the perfect scenery for sunbathing and swimming. And if you can’t take the heat, then you can set under any of the swaying palms to watch the sunset.
Beach: Doc Let Beach
Location: Hon Khoi peninsula
Obviously one of the most attractive parts of Vietnam, Hon Khoi peninsula boosts of some of the best beaches in the Southeast Asian nation. Its coastline stretches over a wide area of white sand surrounded by freshwater with coral reefs to amuse divers and kayakers.
While a good number of beautiful beaches can be found in Hon khoi, Doc Let beach still stands out as a centre of attraction with a secluded location. If you make it here, get ready to experience some rare casuarinas and the tasty seafood available.
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