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Nha Trang seaside city and attractions

Nha Trang city

The coastal city of Nha Trang lies on the trans-Vietnam highway, 1.280km from Hanoi, and 450 km from Ho Chi Minh City. The rainfall is less than anywhere else in the country and the area is not threatened by storms, because it is protected by the Truong Son Mountains and Ca Pass.

The setting of Nha Trang is stunning, with towering mountains looming up behind the city and the sweeping beach stretching into the distance, the turquoise waters dotted with little islands. The beach-front has parks and sculpture gardens spread along the shore. While the offshore islands add to the appeal, offering boat trips and some of Vietnam’s best diving.

Hugging the coast for a few blocks is a fully fledged international resort, complete with high-rise hotels, souvenir shops, stylish restaurants and bars. It also offers some of the best dining, with a bounty from the sea and an array of international flavours. As the restaurants wind down, the nightlife is bustling and people play late in this city.

There are some more sedate activities on offer beyond the waters. Try an old-school spa treatment with a visit to a mud-bath centre and having fun, or explore centuries-old Cham towers still standing in the centre of town. Nha Trang has something for everyone.


Attractions in Nha Trang

Nha Trang beach Nha Trang beach

Nha Trang beach with curving white sand and stretch as endless, creating a shape like the city embrace the blue bay, prettify with green coconut and palm trees on the coast. Not only own a beautiful natural scenery, Nha Trang Beach also attracted by the warm climate and sunny all year round.
Po Nagar Cham Towers Po Nagar Cham Towers

Po Nagar Cham Towers is a unique architectural complex of Champa culture, was built around the 8th century to the 13th century - the period of the Hindu is prosperous, and almost intact to currently, became a popular destination of Nha Trang tourism. In addition, Po Nagar Cham Towers also has a dance team who are ethnic Cham people, ready to serve tourists with fascinating and graceful dances.
Thap Ba hot springs Thap Ba hot springs

Thap Ba hot spring center is one of the most memorable experiences in the Nha Trang area. Relax in a coffee-coloured mud bath, said to be beneficial for your health. Massage services are also available on site...
Nha Trang night market Nha Trang night market

Nha Trang night market has been in operation since before the Lunar New Year in 2010 to serve the needs shopping, night dining of locals and tourists. The market has about 50 stalls, including 16 cuisine stalls. Though the number of stalls in the night market is not many, but you will surprise by the abundance and variety of items and dishes.
Dam Market Dam Market

Dam Market is also known as Nha Trang Trade Center, is the largest market in Nha Trang, with beautiful architecture and located in the city center. The main house on the market consists of two floors, built in a circular form, with V-shaped roof follow the lotus symbol. This is a shopping place attract the locals and tourists, here not only sell the essential commodities, but also a lot souvenirs and local products serve tourists.
Hon Mieu island Hon Mieu island

Hon Mieu island also known as Tri Nguyen island or Bong Nguyen island, with an area of approximately 1.3 square kilometers and is the best inshore island in Nha Trang Bay, so here has the pretty crowded population, formed a fishing village since long time ago, and still exists until today. Attractions in Hon Mieu island have Tri Nguyen aquarium, Bai Soi beach, Bai Tranh beach and Hon Mieu fishing village.
Hon Mun island Hon Mun island

Due to its proximity to hot-sea currents, Hon Mun island is a prime location for scuba diving with over 350 different species of coral, an abundance of sea life, including a large diversity of nudibranchs, numerous types of shrimps, crabs, cowries and mantis shrimps...
Hon Tam island Hon Tam island

Hon Tam Island is home to an extensive eco-resort and a five-star hotel. The bungalows are designed to look like rustic cottages of Vietnamese tradition which are made from bamboo, wood, thatch and all have ocean views. In addition, there are a lot of activities such as boat rowing, fishing, water skiing, parasailing, windsurfing, scuba diving and particularly airship...
Bai Dai beach Bai Dai beach

Bai Dai is a long beach, beautiful stretch of sand that extends for ten kilometres or more along an arc-shaped bay. There are some restaurants with the makeshift bamboo and canopy variety, provide a great place to lazy and enjoy very fresh seafood. Bai Dai beach is also one of the few spots where surfers can find waves through April...
Doc Let beach Doc Let beach

Doc Let beach is wide, expanding into a crescent shape flanked by the sea on one side and thick jungle on the other that intersperses with guesthouses and hotels on the west side. The coast is surrounded by palm trees, and white sand stretches out to the turquoise waters dotted with fishing boats moored offshore...

Where to stay in Nha Trang

Nha Trang has many types of stays with different prices to choose, from budget motels, hotels to luxury resort. Places to stay in Nha Trang concentrated on the road along the beach in the city center. Reference price for the average room type 15 $ / night.


Time to visit Nha Trang

- This part of Vietnam has its very own microclimate and the rains tend to come from October until December, a time best avoided if you are into lazing on the beach or diving in crystal-clear waters.

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Nha Trang travel
          - Nha Trang beach
          - Po Nagar Cham towers
          - Thap Ba hot springs
          - Nha Trang night market
          - Dam market
          - Hon Mieu island
          - Hon Mun island
          - Hon Tam island
          - Bai Dai beach
          - Doc Let beach
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