As a tropical Southeast Asian country with more than 2,000 miles of coastline, Vietnam is absolutely a perfect choice for those wanting to spend their summer holidays at beaches. Following are the best seashores in that peaceful country.
- Nha Trang
Nha Trang is perhaps the most famous Vietnam coast as it has been listed as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Located in Southern Vietnam, Nha Trang is a dynamic city which stands by the sea. There are many amazing white-sand beaches in this city, namely City Beach and Hon Chong Chenh. Not only can visitors dive into the turquoise sea water, sunbathe in the sandy beach, they can also participate in some modern water sports such as wakeboarding, kite surfing, and banana boat rides. What’s more, in Hon Chong Chenh beach there exists a rock formation stretching towards the sea, which is an ideal place for taking photos.
- Mui Ne, Binh Thuan
Mui Ne has recently become an attractive destination for Vietnam holidays. With long white sandy beaches and rock-free water, it is a perfect place for swimming. Also, Mui Ne is well-known with enormous golden sand dunes, which make travelers feel like they are in the Sahara Desert. Visiting Mui Ne, you can spend our time walking on barefoot on sandy beaches, watch the sunset and enjoy some outdoor activities on the sand dunes. Amazing, isn’t it?
- Phu Quoc
Nestled in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc – the biggest island in Vietnam has many stunning beaches. The most famous one is Long Beach, located in the West of Phu Quoc Island. It has long and plain beach with soft yellow sand and surrounded by palms. It is an ideal place for sunbathing, swimming and watching the sunset. Long Beach is even more attractive because travelers can also explore the life of a fishing village and pearl farm there.
- Cat Ba
Not only the South but also the North of Vietnam has many amazing beaches. Cat Ba is among the most famous ones in Northern Vietnam beaches. Cat Ba is an island on Ha Long Bay – which is considered one of new 7 wonders of the world. That area is well-known for its majestic sea with thousands of limestones and green water. If you want to explore the sheer beauty of Halong Bay but still hesitate because of the huge flocks of tourists there, Cat Ba Island would be your perfect choice. There are some jaw-dropping beaches in that island such as Cat Co 1, Cat Co 2 and Cat Co 3. Cat Co 1 and Cat Co 3 are linked by a Cliffside path that’s a joy to walk anytime, while Cat Co 2 provides travelers with plenty of bungalows and chalets which are suitable for romantic trips or honeymoon.
- Co To
Another destination for Northern Vietnam trip is Co To Island, which is popular for its transparent blue sea, white smooth sand beaches. A must-stop destination here is Co To Lighthouse – where visitors can take a broad view of the spectacular Northern Gulf and watch the sunset. There is also a wild forest with colorful flowers and birds.
It is amazing to dive into the clean blue water to watch beautiful coral reefs while watching flocks of seagulls flying above.
- Lang Co, Hue
It is a beach with a charming beauty which still remains intact in the Central of Vietnam, locating just about 1 hour driving from the UNESCO World Heritage – Imperial Citadel of Hue. Though not being on the recommended lists of travel agencies its beauty will definitely steal your heart. Here there is not only soft sandy beach but also poetic mountains and peaceful fishing villages. Lang Co would be a must-visit stop for those who want to watch flocks of storks flying back to their nest at dawn.
- Non Nuoc Beach, Da Nang
Just about 20 minutes driving from the center of Da Nang, visitors will reach the picturesque Non Nuoc Beach. It is voted as one of the most attractive in the world in 2015. That sandy beach with sunshine all year round is the destination for travelers wanting to run away from the bustle of cities. Non Nuoc Beach is not only a swimming beach but also a place for outdoor activities like skydiving and surfing.