The Best Sunshine Beaches in Vietnam

Vietnam - The country has more than 3,400km of coastline, with blue ocean, infinite stretches of powdery sand, hidden coves, swaying palms, lovely lagoons, and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. Someone would say beaches in Vietnam are not very crowded compared with some countries in the area. Yes, it’s true!

Let Footprint help you to discover these hidden charms.

The Con Dao Islands, Ba Ria - Vung Tau

On the geographical map of Vietnam, Con Dao is an archipelago of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province located about 230 kilometers southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Con Dao has an area consisting of 16 islands.

If someone is looking for being enchanted by long sandy beaches, deep blue water, going to Con Dao is definitely a very good choice. Just wander around the island and discover many accessible beaches and each with unique and wild beauty. Nothing is more enjoyable than stepping on the sand of the beach in the morning to enjoy the sun rays, letting hair blow in the salty breeze with the outlook to the infinite turquoise ocean or strolling along the town to experience idyllic and serene life. All these things bring us a sense of calmness and relaxation. 

Apparently, mother nature gave a special privilege to this island and turned it into a charming paradise enchanting numerous wanderers around the world. If people wonder why Con Dao has long been praised as “One of the ten most charming and mysterious islands on the planet.”, come and see!

An Bang Beach Hoi An

Hidden from the various Buddhist temples, shop-houses, handicraft lanterns, and museums, An Bang is a breath-taking beach tucked away from the scenic Old Town which is by no means any less in beauty. A 10-minute drive from Hoi An ancient town by car, An Bang beach can be seen as a distinctive destination in the north of Cua Dai beach with a 4km stretch of sand. An Bang beach used to be underrated by locals because of its less touristy area. After the erosion of Cua Dai beach, it began to catch attraction from tourists. It is one of the few beaches which is not spoiled significantly by development. 

CNN listed An Bang in the Top 100 Best Beaches in the world. An Bang looks a nation with white-crested waves, blue colors of water and sky. When enjoying holiday time at the beach, the neighboring mountain fully charming with rows of thatched umbrellas and reclining lounge on the powdery sand in combines, and pristine ocean can create great sight-seeing. 

Nam Du Islands, Kien Giang

Famous for its pure blue sea, unique and delicious seafood, attracts more and more tourists to come and admire its beauty. The island gives you the chance to do things freely, enjoy and explore it in your own way without any modern facilities. It is surely the most special experience that you have ever had.

We shouldn’t expect any luxury stay on the island, Nam Du archipelago is a typical fishing life for those who want to experience the different travel on the island. Camping on Nam Du sound ideas for travelers without bringing your tent as it is available for rent on Hon Dau Island - the most popular camping spot with a long stretch beach.

Sooner than later, the wild nature of Nam Du archipelago is waiting to be explored.

Mon Beach, Vung Ro Bay, Phu Yen

Located 35 km from Tuy Hoa to the southeast, Bai Mon is a majestic and wild beach. It is the starting point of a short walk to Hai Dang Mui Dien - The first place to catch the sunrise in Vietnam located in Phuoc Tam village, Hoa Tam commune, Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen province.

Bai Mon Beach is a hidden gem between a triangle of the sand wedge and rocky headlands. On a clear day, the water is the color of Bombay Sapphire gin that you can see the shadows of fisherman's boat hulls on the seabed.. National holidays aside, there’s rảely anyone here. For now, there’s no accommodation on Môn Beach, but you can stay on nearby Dai Lanh Beach, Ghenh Ong Beach, or another nearby beach instead.

Long Beach, Phu Quoc, Kien Giang

After being liberated on 30 April 1975, Phu Quoc island has been converted into an ideal tourist destination for nature and sea lovers. As the largest island in Vietnam, Phu Quoc is home to many beaches scattered around, and Long Beach, also called Bai Truong, is one of the must-see places. The beach is located on the west coast of Phu Quoc island with a 20km coastal line. 

What makes Long beach attractive are swaying palm trees, a long stretch of soft yellow sands, clear and calm water.  

Especially, there is one hanging beach-side palm tree in the northern section of the beach. This is the favorite place for taking wedding photos. The beach offers a wide variety of recreational activities, including swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, jet skiing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, squid fishing, and biking around the town. In fact, beaches at Phu Quoc island are considered among the best beaches for snorkeling in Vietnam.

Vietnam is a destination with the richness of countless stretches of sand, tropical islands, caves and lagoons. The country is famous for tourists thanks to many stunning beaches along the coastal line. The ideal time with moderate temperatures and light rain to enjoy the beaches, avoid peak season for tourists (summertime) is February to April (spring) and August to October (autumn).



Author: Footprint Team

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