Author Waquar Habib recommends some of the best places to enjoy the sun, surf, and sand in Vietnam. These places include the UNESCO-listed Ha Long Bay, the sandy dunes of Mui Ne, and the island escapes of Con Dao and Phu Quoc.
A day trip to Ha Long Bay is a must for all visitors. This awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for its unique limestone formations and stunning beaches. Bai Chay Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Ha Long Bay, attracts plenty of tourists.
To fully experience Ha Long Bay, visitors are advised to take a boat tour to Ti Top Island, where they can find a lovely beach.
Con Dao, consisting of 16 islands in southern Vietnam, is another excellent choice for beach trips. Con Son, the main island of the Con Dao archipelago, offers beautiful beaches, turquoise water, and rich coral reefs. It is also designated as a National Park.
Phu Quoc is the third beautiful beach destination in Vietnam. Khem Beach, also known as “Cream Beach,” is considered one of the world’s finest. Sao Beach, located nearby, offers palm-fringed shores, white sand, and breathtaking views.
The article also highlights Doc Let, a beautiful bay located just an hour from Nha Trang City. This hidden gem features around 11 miles of white sandy beaches and crystal-clear blue water.
Da Nang, a scenic coastal city, is another destination worth visiting. Travelers can enjoy various water sports such as surfing, snorkeling, and jet-skiing. Tien Sa Beach, located on the north side of the Son Tra Peninsula, can be explored on a motorbike.
Ho Coc is a coastal region famous for its quiet and clean Ho Coc Beach. Situated north of Ho Tram in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, this beach is surrounded by forests and dunes.
Hoi An, a historically rich city in central Vietnam, is famous for its well-preserved architectural heritage influenced by French, Chinese, and Japanese cultures. The UNESCO-listed Ancient Town also offers beautiful beaches, including Cua Dai Beach, a serene escape.
The Cham Islands, a cluster of eight pristine islands along the coast, are recognized by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. With a wide diversity of plants and marine life, including over 200 fish species, these islands are a paradise for beach lovers and nature enthusiasts.