Nha Trang is the coastal city of Khanh Hoa province in Vietnam. Being a seaside city of more than 300,000 inhabitants, Nha Trang beach is very popular with tourists on Vietnam tours thanks to the pleasant climate and the beach that stretches all along the city. This “Pearl of the East Sea” has several famous attractions to tourists from all directions. Let us give you the best advice for spending 3 days in Nha Trang, one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

3 Days in Nha Trang

Majestic Nha Trang

Transportation to Nha Trang

There are many ways for you to go to Nha Trang:

By plane

Several national and international flights are available for guests to travel to Nha Trang. You can reach Cam Ranh airport through flights from Ho Chi Minh City (in 45 minutes), Hanoi (in 90 minutes), Danang (in 65 minutes) as well as from Incheon (Korea) and Vladivostok (Russia).

From the airport, there are taxis and a shuttle bus system to transfer you from the airport to Nha Trang downtown. The journey time is about 30 minutes and allows you to admire a magnificent view of the sea.

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By train

The train is also a fairly comfortable, cheap and ideal means of transport for both independent and group travelers. It will take you from: Hanoi (24 hours), Ninh Binh (26 hours), Hue (12 hours), Danang (10 hours) and Ho Chi Minh City (9 hours). This is an authentic experience to try at least once during your 3 days in Nha Trang.

By bus

Especially with “Open” Tour tickets, many companies operate departures to and from Qui Nhon (5 hours), Mui Ne (5 hours), Ho Chi Minh City (9 hours), Da Lat and Danang/ Hoi An (12 hours). Also, night buses will offer visitors very comfortable berths.

Accommodation for 3 Days in Nha Trang

Being a paradise for tourism, there are plenty of types from low-priced to high-end accommodations in this city. In Tran Phu Street, Pham Van Dong area or Hon Chong Island, there are many hotels for you to make a decision. Here are some hotels we recommend:

  • Sunrise Nha Trang – 5 *
  • Amiana Nha Trang – 5 *
  • Mia Resort Nha Trang – 5 *
  • Six Sense Resort Nha Trang – 5 *
  • Alana Nha Trang Beach – 4 *
  • Dessole Beach Resort Nha Trang – 4 *

Best Islands to Visit in Nha Trang

1. Mun Island

Hon Mun, Nha Trang

Hon Mun, Nha Trang

This island is also called Hon Mun (the Black Island) because there are many rocks in the south-east of this island that are cliff spiky with caves. Especially the color of the rocks is very black like the ebony.

In addition, this place is the combination of two warm and cold ocean currents. It is also a favorite place for live animals, especially marine fish. Today, Mun Island has more than 1,500 species of corals.

2. Mot Island

It is one of the smallest islands in Nha Trang Bay, with an area of ​​less than one square kilometer and more than 200 inhabitants. On the island, there is also a very rich ecosystem, with coconut gardens, mango orchards and also many beautiful corals.

3. Tam Island

If you like to travel to Nha Trang and enjoy all of the interesting activities here such as swimming, climbing and diving, this site is a must for you on your 3 days in Nha Trang. Besides tourism and relaxation, visitors can participate in many forms of entertainment such as hiking, exploring the forest, fishing, flushing or windsurfing, parasailing or water biking to awaken your bravery. From Hon Tam, people can have a chance to admire the overview out of Nha Trang and Cam Ranh Peninsula to the south as well.

4. Hon Mieu Island

On this island, there is the Tri Nguyen Aquarium, a place to preserve and present to tourists the marine species in Nha Trang. The Tri Nguyen aquarium is designed in the form of a fossil ship with an adherent foam. Inside of it, there is a miniature ocean with many rare marine species, especially living corals raised in the ocean.

5. Hon Tre Island

Here is one of the largest islands in the region and the home to a variety of entertainment, resorts and spas. In addition to Vinpearl Land, there are also various gorgeous and unique sites that you should not miss on 3 days in Nha Trang. They are Con Se Tre Tourist Resort, Hon Tre Cultural Park, Bai Soi Resort, Vinpearl Villa and Golf Resort, etc.

6. Binh Ba Island

Sunset on Binh Ba Island

Sunset on Binh Ba Island

This beach is famous for its romantic wooden house by the sea. Visitors can spend time sitting in this house and listen to the melody of the waves, feel the fresh winds and enjoy your sunbathe with a glass of wine. In addition, you may have the chance to experience a water ski motorcycle at the beach on your 3 days in Nha Trang.

7. Diep Son Island

The island of Diep Son consists of three small islands, each with different areas, connected by long sandbanks. Visit the island of Diep Son, you can get lost in a paradise in the middle of the sea.

Best Activities to Participate in for 3 Days in Nha Trang

1. Go diving

Being a privileged diving site in Vietnam, Nha Trang will allow divers to enjoy 350 species of corals and many original creatures in clear waters and calm currents. There are some of the most popular sites in Nha Trang for diving:

Scuba-diving in Nha Trang

Scuba-diving in Nha Trang

Hon Mun Marine Park

Thanks to pure water and gorgeous coral reef ecosystems, Hon Mun Marine Park is becoming an appealing tourist attraction in Nha Trang. Located 8 km to the east of Nha Trang, the magnificent prakash pinnacles that slide from the surface to 50 meters. Macro and reef life is healthy here. Otherwise, with its shallow sandy bottom, is ideal for training dives and, of course, for watching marine life with lovely tropical fish, sea turtles, crabs, and lobsters swimming.

Ong Island (Whale Island)

Neither noisy nor boisterous, Whale island is completely unspoiled and very peaceful. On your 3 days in Nha Trang, you will no longer feel busy with work and daily worries. A completely different world, promising to bring extremely wonderful and memorable experiences.

You can rent a kayak to row around the island, snorkel to see the coral, explore Mango bay or walk everywhere to learn the pure beauty that Mother Nature has painted this place. Especially, this island offers one of the most diverse marine life forms in the region. Seahorses, frogfish and stonefish are among the many pinnacles surrounding the island.

2. Go surfing

The best time for surfing in Nha Trang is between December and the end of March. You can rent boards at Waves Water Sports near the famous Sailing Club and head to Bai Dai Beach. To regain strength, there is nothing like 17 km of beach and waves (with almost nobody), and good seafood restaurants. A good plan not to be missed on your 3 days in Nha Trang!

3. Take a boat trip

Your 3 days in Nha Trang would not be complete without participating in a boat trip on majestic beaches and islands here. You can join a real boat trip with live karaoke on the boat, then a cosmopolitan group landed after two hours of sailing between the islands of Nha Trang Bay.

For these reasons, have you come up with the idea of ​​refreshing at this beautiful destination? Nha Trang is still there, like a brilliant flower in the deep blue ocean, a pristine and calm muse waiting for the romantic souls to come relieve the worries and busyness of hustle life. If you really love the sea, like to immerse yourself in nature, customize your tour now to save the true peaceful days of yours!

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Bich Ngoc

As a true Vietnamese enthusiast of music, books and coffee, Bich Ngoc loves researching into those typical cultural characteristics of Vietnam as well as exploring further destinations in the country of thousand years of civilization.

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