Vietnam is a country located in the eastern most part of Southeast Asia with a coastline that stretches for approximately 3000 miles. It is home to some of the world’s most exotic beaches.
Vietnam is highly frequented by tourists from all over the world throughout the year due to its rich history, exotic sightseeing destinations, and delectable food. Vietnam is an ideal vacation destination for beach lovers. If you are planning a trip to Vietnam in the near future, here are the top 10 beaches in Vietnam that you must visit.
1. Star Beach
Star beach is located in the south coast of Phu Quoc. It is well known for its pristine blue waters, swaying palm trees and white powdery sand. Star beach has a lot to offer to its visitors including shops, restaurants, hotels, cafes and bars. It is locally known as “Bai Sao” – sao means star. At night the beach lights up with luminous planktons which make the view more pleasant.
2. Nha Trang Beach
This beach is one of the best tourist destinations in Vietnam because of the unique blend of city and natural beauty it has to offer. The popularity of this beach lies in the fact that it offers a huge number of water sports which include snorkeling, wakeboarding, kite surfing, and banana boat rides.
This beach has Vietnam’s first Padi dive center, so you will definitely have the best diving experience here. If you are not a big fan of water sports you can calm your bustling nerves by visiting the beautiful spa’s or mud baths nearby.
3. Doc Let Beach
Unlike many other beaches in Vietnam, the Doc Let Beach remains uncrowded. It’s a great place to go if you need a break from city life. This beach is also surrounded by beautiful lush green trees. Perfect island vibes is what you get here with idyllic white sand under your feet. It is a little far when compared to other beaches but the distance that you travel is completely worth it.
Long beach is one of the most famous beaches of Phu Quoc. This beach is a hit among photographers and sunset lovers. The waters of this beach is a favorite among sunbathers and swimmers.
People also enjoy squid fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, jet skiing, biking, and stand up paddle boarding here. It is located only 4 miles from Phu Quoc International Airport, so it is very easily accessible. You can find beachfront resorts, cafes, restaurants and spas here. This beach is also known as Bai Truong.
5. Mui Ne Beach
Among many breathtaking beaches in Vietnam, Mui Ne beach is a paradise for adventure lovers. From kitesurfing, wakeboarding, sandboarding, paddle boarding, and quad biking, Mui Ne has it all.
If swaying palm trees and sand dunes is what you’re looking for head to Mui Ne beach and you will fall in love with its beauty. Mui Ne is basically a fishing town; fishermen here use big round boats to catch fish on a daily basis. You can also accompany them in their boats if you like fishing.
6. An Bang Beach
An Bang beach is home to lively bars and restaurants, perfectly manicured gardens, and exotic resorts. It is famous for its swimming, surfing, and scuba diving scene. The best time to visit An Bang Beach is during summer. This beach is the perfect spot to take a seat back, sunbathe, and sip refreshing cocktails while watching the sunset.
7. Ho Coc Beach
Ho Coc is a small beach town with fine golden sand and crystal clear waters. It is considered to be the most enthralling beach of Vietnam by visitors all over the world. Ho Coc hasn’t been commercialized yet so you won’t find a big crowd there. Nonetheless, it still has very decent dining and sleeping options to offer. Hot springs and the lush green rainforest are also located nearby and are good stopovers for tourists.
9.Da Nang Beach
This pretty little beach has something for everyone. Next to this beach is Kinh river which flows directly into the sea. Dense jungle, a soft river, and a stunning beach, it serves as a perfect combination for nature lovers. The sunsets in this place are spectacular.
9. Hon Chong Beach
Just to the north of Nha Trang lies Hon Chong beach, an ideal place for relaxing in nature. This is one of the most peaceful and tranquil beaches of Vietnam, with a rocky shore. The white sand and calm steamy waters also make this beach a perfect retreat for people who love nature.
10. Dai Lanh Beach.
The Dai Lanh beach is a strikingly beautiful spot to visit. Pale blue waters, lush mountains, and chalky sand are what define Dai Lanh beach. It hasn’t been developed into a popular tourist attraction so you will find some peace and quiet here and a lot of friendly locals.