Danang, one of the largest city in Vietnam, on the South coast offers some of the most beautiful beaches in Vietnam, with coconuts palm trees, white sand beaches where you can get perfect shades for sunbathing, surfing or simply enjoy the night life.
China beach or My Khe beach
This 20 mile stretch of beach framed by coconut palms and resorts providing pampering therapies offer excellent surfing, sunbathing and great seafood at night!
Son Tra Peninsula
Son Tra Peninsula includes many beaches as North Beach, South Beach, and Buddha Beach. 13 km away from Da Nang city, this peninsula of white sandy beaches and dense green forest presents unspoiled scenic nature spots.
Cua Dai Beach, Hoi An
Besides the charm of the Ancient Town, Hoi An 40 km from Danang is also a great beach destination.
Cua Dai Beach, on Cam An Ward, 4km away from the center of Hoi An Town offers Blue water, crispy sunshine, cool salty breeze, slightly sloped sea floor and gentle waves. The perfect destination!
Beware: the beach can get crowded on weekends
Ang Bang beach
3 km north of Cua Dai and ten min from Hoi An, Ang Bang beach is
The place for couples and families who want to escape it all with white sandy beaches and the right balance of great restaurants and bars. A perfect intimate beach getaway.
Cham Islands – Hoi an
Made of 8 small islands, Cu Lao Cham, is around 18 km offshore from Hoi An and is recognized as a World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO. Nature there remains almost unexploited and beautiful with coral reefs and crystal clear water. Few villages of fisherman leave on the island. The main reasons to visit the Cham Island are for diving, doing echo-tour hiking and enjoying the fisherman village and the great seafood.
How to get there?
For all these destinations you have to get first to Danang and then use a motorbike, taxi or boat.
By Plane: Daily Flights from Ho Chi Minh or Hanoi to Da Nang.
By train: The national trains do drop off passengers at Da Nang train station.
By bus: Almost every bus company offers tickets to Da Nang from Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi.
Danang is well-known for is mild weather. However, the best time for swimming and diving is during the summer months of May, June, and July when the sea is the calmest and winds weak.