Vietnam offers some of the best beaches found in Asia.
These beaches have the clearest waters, unperturbed white sands and stunning views.
Star Beach (Phu Quoc)
Phu Quoc features several best beaches in Vietnam. And albeit the most popular amongst tourists is called the Long Beach, Star Beach is just as stunning.
The Star Beach is situated on the south coast islands and known for its white powdery sand. Its untarnished waters paired with lush greens and palms are just the perfect tropical vibe.
Since the beach is not yet in the mainstream, it has not undergone major developments compared to that of the Long Beach.
Even so, Star Beach still has several hotels, restaurants, bars, cafes and shops that you can easily check out!
Another distinct characteristic of this beach is that it magically transforms at night as luminous plankton appears.
Nha Trang is a backpacker’s haven. It exudes a lively ambience which captures the hearts and wandering souls of free-spirited travellers.
The beach is regarded to be one of the most beautiful bays internationally and is also known to be a city beach.
Despite being close to modernization, the waters in this beach have maintained their inviting turquoise waters and remain warm all year round. Best for travelers planning on experiencing kite-boarding and scuba diving.
Due to location and popularity, you can find multiple high-end hotels and luxury resorts. The most famous property is the Vinpearl Resort and Spa.
This resort is nestled on the Bamboo Island, which features a cable car that connects the resort to the mainland.
A must-try is their signature Vietnamese spa treatment and a relaxing mud bath.
Da Nang is one of the best beaches in Vietnam that spans from Monkey Mountain to Hoi An. At its center is the notable awe-striking Marble Mountain.
The beach has so much potential that it can go at par with several other beaches across the world.
Da Nang beach has the most primal thriving sea life with a shoreline accentuated by palm trees and houses some of the most outstanding beach resorts.
Anyone can enjoy water activities such as surfing, scuba diving, sunbathing, and swimming – inviting more travelers both local and foreigners.
The beach is divided into sections which are as follows: My An, My Khe, Cua Doi, and Non-Nuoc, of which My An, My Khe, and Non-Nuoc are collectively known as ‘beaches of Da Nang’.
An Bang Beach (Hoi An)
A Bang Beach in Hoi An has just recently risen to fame especially to expats. It is known for its well-maintained landscaped gardens, vivacious bars, and restaurants plus a number of accommodations to choose from.
The beach is about 19 miles away from the Da Nang International airport and is approximately 2.5 miles from the famous UNESCO World Heritage Site – Hoi An.
It is notable for the perfect spot to surf, swim and scuba dive. An Bang beach is at its might during the summer season.
The best place to unwind while enjoying a refreshing drink!
Regarded as the most captivating beach in the country, Ho Coc is a little beach town near Ho Chi Minh.
The beach itself spans 3-miles featuring sparkling maize sands and translucent waters. Its coastline is accentuated with several boulders and coracles using its sands as a backdrop.
Albeit this beach is still far from urbanization, it is packed with decent accommodations and food shops.
Expect this beach to be crowded on the weekend as locals and several tourists flock the place to refresh and enjoy the refreshing waters.
However, during most weekdays, the beach is quite peaceful and seems abandoned. A few kilometers away from the Ho Coc beach are remarkable hot springs and rainforests which are also a must-see attraction in the area.