Nha Trang, a popular destination among Korean travelers, is also a great destination for expats based in the country. With relatively inexpensive flights that take just five hours from South Korea, Nha Trang should be on the travel radar of tourists, according to a magazine.
Nha Trang is famous for its breathtaking beaches with soft white sands and crystal-clear turquoise waters. Guests can enjoy a leisurely stroll along the iconic Tran Phu Beach, lined with palm trees and high-end resorts. For a more secluded experience, visitors can venture out to Bai Dai Beach, also known as the “Long Beach,” which offers tranquility and picturesque views.
The vibrant underwater world of Nha Trang is a paradise for both snorkelers and scuba diving enthusiasts. The Hon Mun Marine Protected Area is home to colorful coral reefs and diverse marine life.
Nha Trang’s rich cultural heritage can be explored by visiting ancient landmarks and temples. The Po Nagar Cham Towers, dating back to the seventh century, stand as a testament to the region’s Cham civilization. The Long Son Pagoda, adorned with intricate dragon mosaics, offers panoramic views of the city from its giant white Buddha statue.
For adrenaline junkies, Nha Trang offers thrilling water activities such as jet skiing, parasailing, and flyboarding. The favorable wind conditions and blue skies make it an excellent destination for windsurfing and kitesurfing.
Nha Trang is famous for its unique cuisine. From fresh seafood markets to charming street food stalls, the city offers a wide variety of culinary delights. Travelers should not miss the famous Nha Trang grilled fish noodles, succulent lobsters and prawns prepared in various styles, and the local favorite “Nem Nuong,” a savory grilled pork sausage served with rice paper and fresh herbs. And of course, Vietnam coffee is a must-try.