The idyllic beaches of Vietnam is just one of the many reasons why thousands of tourists flock in this country every year.
As more and more visitors make their way to its beach scene and discover just how great of a vacation spot this is, the government have taken steps to expand its tourism in the hopes of encouraging more foreigners. Today, there are beautiful beach resorts all over the country along with budget bungalows and beach towns.
Nha Trang is situated in the province of Khanh Hoa, and is popular because of its seemingly never-ending days of sunshine. This beach is home to Rainbow Divers, the first PADI-certified diving center in the country, where divers can revel in the reefs, walls, and caves in the South China Sea. The place also offer other exciting activities such as banana boat rides, kite surfing, and wake boarding. Various commercial centers for rest and relaxation are all over the place such as the Louisiane Brewhouse, Evason Ana Mandara and Six Senses Spa, and Vinpearl Resort and Spa.
Danang was once a fighting area during the tough times of the Vietnam War. Today, it is now known for its beaches that are perfect for scuba diving and swimming. It also has a luxurious resort to match in the form of the Furama Resort. My Khe Beach, otherwise known as China Beach, was once a place of recreation for the US military but is now bathed in pines and coconuts, a backdrop for tai chi classes or just lounging around.
Doc Let is merely 30 miles from the beach town of Nha Trang, offering a very different experience to its visitors than its nearby neighbor. This is beach paradise for those visitors who are looking for a quiet and peaceful place, taking a break from the hustle of the busy city life. The Paradise Resort Hotel offers bungalows and tasty meals to its guests while the White Sand Doc Let Resort and Spa offers luxurious rooms with world-class facilities and services.
Phan Thiet is a fishing village and is just a 3-hour long drive from Saigon; this makes this the most accessible place to spend a weekend at the beach. This is where the wealthy expats and locals of the region head to. Going inland will treat you to red sand dunes, aside from the stretch of beach that spans 13 miles. The Coco Beach Resort is a popular place to retreat in. The Novotel Coralia Ocean Dunes Resort, with its 2 restaurants and 3 bars, will also be a good pick.
Phu Quoc Island
Phu Quoc Island provide a more unconventional beach experience to its tourists. Its white beaches are accompanied by forests lands and pepper plantations. Its island is still seemingly untouched with its quiet shores, limited tourist services, and dirt roads. The area in the Long Beach have budget resorts like the Beach Club. There is also an exclusive hotel in the area called La Veranda Resort, located in the Dong Dong Beach near the shores of the Gulf of Thailand.
Amy C. is a big beach lover. She travels around the world, exploring the beach experiences that the various countries that she visits has to offer. She also helps in the office administration and blogging activities of World Climate, who also offers agent listing online. Want to know more of the best beaches to spend your summers in? Stay tuned for her next post.
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