One side of Vietnam is by the sea so you can expect to find a lot of beaches here. Visiting Vietnam beaches provides an opportunity for you to see how beaches in Asian countries look like. The following are the 4 Vietnam beach vacation spots you must visit in Vietnam.
- Long Beach
Long Beach is a golden sandy beach that stretches for more than 20 km on the west coast in Phu Quoc, Vietnam. The beach is divided into 2 sections including North Long Beach and South Long Beach. The Song Tranh estuary marks the border line of the beach. Nearby the North Long Beach is a village where you will find various facilities for backpackers, for example, motorbike rentals. South Long Beach, also called Bai Truong by the locals, spans 15 km in length. On the South Long Beach, there are a number of pearl farms. Various types of activities can be enjoyed at Long Beach including snorkeling, jet ski, sailing, and swimming just to name a few.
- Mui Ne Beach
Mui Ne Beach is a 10 km long sandy beach in Vietnam. The west end of the beach is the widest, cleanest and has the most sand. Many high class resorts are located on the west end. On the east end, the shoreline has been eroded but you can still access it via the steps provided by the resort. There is no life guard and the sea waves can be fierce at times so it is not safe to swim at Mui Ne Beach. However, it will be enjoyable to have a long stroll at sunset. Kite surf schools are available and you can also rent surf boards from the local vendor. There are seafood stalls selling delicious seafood snacks by the beach.
- Ky Co Beach
Ky Co Beach is a short white sandy beach and fresh turqoise sea water in Quy Nhon, Vietnam. If you plan to stay a few hours at the beach, you can park your car at the paid parking lot. Visitors who come by scooter can save money on the entrance fee. The beach is also accessible via a boat tour. Currently, the beach is in the development process with new resorts opening soon. It has a calm atmosphere and don’t get crowded with tourists. The beach is always kept clean without any sign of litters around. You can go snorkeling and explore the underwater forest with tall algaes. There are swings as well as a pier on Ky Co Beach.
- My Khe Beach
My Khe Beach is a stretch of 20 mile long beach with smooth white sand in Da Nang, Vietnam. The beach has received recognitions in many places including Forbes Magazines, and Sunday Herald Sun of Australia. Many high class resorts, restaurants, and spas are in the surrounding area. If you are interested in surfing, you should come in September. You can visit Hoi An ancient port to explore the merchant houses. In Hoi An, you will also get the opportunity to try some local shrimp pancakes. Other nearby attractions including Phing Nga Caves which was once occupied by the Champa people and Hue imperial city.