Best Vietnam Beach Tour Packages

Dreamy & Exquisite Mekong Delta and Phu Quoc Beach in 8 Days

Ho Chi Minh City > Can Tho (Mekong delta) > Phu Quoc 8 Days / 7 Nights
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Southern Vietnam Indulgence in Sai Gon and Mui Ne Beach in 6 Days

Ho Chi Minh City > Mui Ne 6 Days/ 5 Nights
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Saigon highlights and Beach in 5 days

Saigon > Cao Dai > Cu Chi > Vung Tau or Mui Ne 5 Days/ 4 Nights
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Vietnam Luxury Beach Vacation in 13 Days

Saigon > Phan Thiet > Nha Trang > Quy Nhon > Hoi An 13 Days/ 12 Nights
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Vietnam Beach Images Tour in 15 Days

Hanoi > Halong > Saigon > Cu Chi Tunnels > Mui Ne > Phu Quoc 14 Days/ 13 Nights
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Central & South Vietnam Beach Resorts – Tour in 10 Days

Hanoi > Danang > Hoian > Nha Trang > Saigon 10 Days/ 9 Nights
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Highlights

  • Visit the best of Vietnam beaches among a coastline nearly 3,500 kilometers long such as Da Nang, Nha Trang, Phan Thiet, Mui Ne, Phu Quoc, etc.
  • Explore hundreds of islands as well as outstanding fresh local seafood and water sports.
  • Adventure to nearby bustling cities, visit must-see sightseeing and experience the life of local people.
  • Participating in exciting water sports such as snorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, and kayaking.

Tips

  • Most destinations have high and low seasons. By planning in advance and traveling in the low season, you can secure better rates as well as avoiding a high rate of local tourists.
  • Research about the destinations that you will visit and culture to have a basic understanding.
  • Pay attention to the weather forecast; make sure you don’t spend your vacation in stormy season.
  • Check with your local operator or tour guide to rental places for gears or equipment.
  • Bring some recyclable bags to collect all waste. Remember: ‘Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but footprints’.
  • Prepare sunscreen, hat, umbrella and sunglasses. The hot weather may cause sunburn.

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Tips for planning a beach holiday trip in Vietnam.

Basic information:

  • Population: about 95 million
  • Capital: Hanoi city
  • Ethnic group: 53 minorities
  • Main language: Vietnamese
  • Currency: Vietnam Dong (VND)
  • Time zone: GMT + 7
  • Country phone code: +84

 

How is beach holiday in Vietnam?

Vietnam has more than 3,400 km of coastline with beautiful stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons and tropical islands. With too many beaches to see, Vietnam is truly an ideal destination for beach lovers.

Vietnam trip gives you a wide range option for your budget, from an inexpensive trip to a luxurious experience. But overall, hotel and restaurants’ prices are fair, flights are cheap and internal transfer cost is low.

Additionally, the services in Vietnam are professional and amazing. The staffs are well-trained to best service customers and to accommodate them professionally.

The cuisine is fresh, healthy and unforgettable. As some call it “the kitchen of the world”, Vietnam restaurants will bring you and your beloved a perfect blend of all flavors (salty, sweet, sour and spicy) with balanced combination of ingredients (meat, grain, herbs and vegetables).

 

Transportation

The major means of transportation in Vietnam are motorbikes (more popular for locals), cyclos, cars, trains, cruises and airplane. Cyclos is definitely a great romantic choice for you and your beloved exploring the city or for your family to sightsee the city with slow pace while taking pictures. Additionally, travelers could travel around by renting private car with driver or using taxi. If travelers want to experience motorbike in Vietnam, they could use GrabBike (a motorbike taxi service with apps available on Androids and IOS). Other popular choices to travel between major cities are by train or air. There are many international airport in Vietnam with regular Vietnam domestic flight route. For train, check with your local tour operators for the schedules and procedure.

Passport & Visa

You must have a valid passport and a visa or Letter of Invitation to enter Vietnam. Your passport must be valid for six months beyond your planned stay. Learn more about Vietnam Visa exemption and application.

Money

The official currency in Vietnam is Dong. Travelers could exchange to their currency to VND at arrival airport, hotels or nearby banks. You could use the website of Vietcombank to see the daily exchange rate. When exchanging money, make sure to check the notes you received are not torn because that many shops and restaurants will not accept those. Check for yourself the amount of money you are allowed to bring out of your country. Foreigners can bring US$ 5,000 to Vietnam. If the amount exceeds mentioned ones, it must be declared at arrival airport. Furthermore, Visa & Master Cards are also popular accepted at main cities.

 

Household electricity

Electricity in Vietnam is 220 Volts. If you travel to Vietnam with a device that does not accept 220 Volts, you will need a voltage converter. Outlets in Vietnam generally accept 3 types of plug, which are flat blade plug, two round pins and two parallel flat pin with ground pin.

Phone and internet

If you have an unlocked phone or a phone that you purchase in Vietnam, you could easily purchase a sim card at phone stores and shops here then set up plan and 3G/4G. The three major providers in Vietnam are Viettel, Vinaphone, and Mobiphone. Wifi is broadly used in most hotels, cafes… in developed area.

There is no doubt that weather is one of the most important factors for your honeymoon vacation. Due to Vietnam’s stretching geography and its diverse topography, the country spans to different climate zones. In general, the North of Vietnam is cooler and experiences 4 seasons. Central and Southern Vietnam only have two season: dry and rainy seasons.

 

Typhoon season are various in different regions of Vietnam but it mainly occur in the summer from May-October. Besides sea storms, summer is the time domestic tourists travel the most, leading to very crowded beaches. The temperatures during this time might get too hot for people not used to tropical weather. Despite those disadvantages, a Vietnam beach holiday in summer is still doable but make sure to keep updating with your local tour operator about weather condition.

 

For more info, you could check with your travel expert and read more in our Vietnam Weather blog.

 

In sum, Vietnam has such diverse climate that travelers could visit Vietnam at any time of year. Commonly, based on the length of your stay, you should plan to catch the best possible weather and places. Share your beach holiday idea with our travel experts to plan the best possible tour program and location. Furthermore, take a look at our Vietnam beach vacations & tour package 2018 for more inspiration.

Top Northern Vietnam beaches

 

Cat Ba Island, Hai Phong

Cat-Ba-Island

On Cat Ba Island, there are hundreds of large and small beaches. The most popular are Cat Co beaches due to its rich natural landscape. The beaches are wide and beautiful, fresh air and clear waters. Finished swimming, travelers could relax on sandy beaches, enjoy drinks or seafood specialties. A bonus is that Monkey Island is very closed by, tourists could take boat to visit the island. Cat Ba Island is a great choice to combine with your Halong Bay tour.

 

 

Top Central Vietnam beaches

 

Lang Co beach, Hue

Lang Co Beach is located away from the busy city life, resulting in a very peaceful and clean beach. This beach is a perfect beach for family vacation due to its clean water and low waves. Additionally the beach is surrounded by a resort that offer life guard services. This is definitely a must go to places if you are visiting Central Vietnam with your children.

 

Cua Dai beach, Hoi An

Cua-Dai-beach-in-danang

Located at the end of Cua Dai road, Cua Dai beach is one of five Vietnamese UNESCO World Heritage Sites offering a seaside escape from the ancient streets of Hoi An. This beach has stunning palm-fringed white sand and is closed to Cham islands.

 

An Bang beach, Hoi An

An-bang-beach---Hoi-An

Situated 4 km from Hoi An ancient town, An Bang beach is an alternative for Cua Dai beach. According to many Hoi An locals, they would pick An Bang over Cua Dai for seafood because An Bang’s seafood are more reasonably priced and fresh. Besides a range of resorts and seafood restaurants, there are many water activities are swimming, paddle-boarding and surfing.

 

My Khe beach, Hoi An

My Khe Beach

My Khe beach is set in a very picturesque location with soft sand and clean water. The best thing about this beach is that it is very centrally located.

 

Non Nuoc Beach, Da Nang

Located 20 minutes of driving from Danang or Hoi An, Non Nuoc Beach features soft white sands, unpolluted water, a gentle slope and mild waves. Besides enjoying local seafood dishes, there are many sightseeing and leisure activities that travelers could do (Visiting Marble Mountains, jungle trekking, boating along Co Co river…). This is one of the most popular beach destination of travelers going to Vietnam.

 

Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh

Quy Nhon Beach

Quy Nhon is a coastal city of central Vietnam. It is known for the unspoiled vast beach Ky Co with clear emerald sea and caramel sand. Here, travelers could also visit Thap Doi Cham tower, Phuong Mai sand dunes… Additionally, fishing is the main industry in Quy Nhon, making it a great destination to go for seafood lovers.

 

 

Top Southern Vietnam beaches

 

Nha Trang beach cityNha Trang

Nha Trang is a coastal resort city in southern Vietnam known for its beaches, scuba diving and offshore islands. The 7 km long white sandy beach of Nha Trang is known as Vietnam’s Mediterranean coast. The magnificent coral seabed in Nha Trang makes it ideal for scuba diving and snorkeling.

 

Mui Ne, Phan ThietMui Ne

Located 5 hours’ drive from Ho Chi Minh City, Mui Ne has 10 km of white sand beach. Mui Ne beach contains of many small private beaches and a small amount of public beach (located on Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street). There are many activities to do here such as jet skis, kayaks, SUP … In sum, Mui Ne is not an ideal beach for swimming, but perfect for wind sports since it is breezier here, especially from September to February.

 

Vung Tau beach city

Vung Tau

Vung Tau is a remarkably civilized-looking city with ocean on three sides: Front Beach, Back Beach and Pineapple Beach. Front Beach is shape like a crescent and lined with coconut trees but the water is not very clean because of nearby offshore drilling. Back Beach is the most popular beach in Vung Tau. Pineapple Beach is the smallest beach in Vung Tau but it is well-known for cleaner calm water and idyllic sunsets.

 

Phu Quoc Islandphu-quoc-2

Phu Quoc is a very mountainous and densely forested island. It is famous for many beautiful beaches in Vietnam as well as offering the best seafood in the country (also the best Fish sauce and high quality peppers). It was voted as the cleanest and most beautiful beaches in the world by ABC News.

 

 

Read more about: Top 3 Beaches in the South of Vietnam 2018

Fresh seafood

Seafood

Vietnamese cuisine is well-known for its variety of well-balance food with a harmonious blend of flavors. This idea also is carried out in the way Vietnamese makes seafood. Octopus, squid, crab, lobster, shrimp, oyster, fish…, you name it and the restaurant will always have these alive. Seafood ingredients are always fresh and swimming before they are cooked to serve. Not only fresh seafood but travelers could enjoy many other famous Vietnamese dishes (Pho noddle, seafood roll…).

 

City tour

From the North to the South of Vietnam, there are many beautiful cities with historical area and sightseeing worth visiting such as ancient Hanoi city, picturesque Hoi An town, bustling Danang, high-octane Ho Chi Minh City… To get the most out of your travel, travelers should take time going on city tours to discover more of Vietnam history and culture, beautiful and ancient sightseeing, local lifestyle and fresh Vietnamese cuisine. Many well-known Vietnam city tours are Ho Chi Minh city and Cu Chi city tour,  My Son sanctuary tour from Hoi An, Tra Que vegetable farm visit, Marble Mountain and Son Tra Peninsula from Da Nang, Hue sightseeing and Perfume River cruise, Hanoi city tour, Bat Trang ceramic village tour…

 

Halong or Mekong cruise

Halong Bay, situated off the coast of Halong city, is known for another Unesco World Heritage Site in Vietnam. A day cruise or over night cruise in Halong Bay takes visitors to visit the system of more than 3,000 limestone islands and many majestic caves in the middle of crystal blue waters. Truly, Halong Bay is a destination travelers to Vietnam must experience at least once when visiting this country. On the other hand, Mekong River, the “Mother of waters”, run through the delta of Southern Vietnam, creating a vital ecosystem of the region. Cruising on Mekong Delta will take travelers exploring many attractions of this areas, including local floating markets, flower famrs, fruit orchards, temples and pagodas…as well as observing the lifestyle of locals people. These two are great combinations with your beach holiday.

 

Souvenir shopping

Apart from the joy of discovering Vietnam culture and history, witnessing its beauty, taking many pictures and tasting exotic dishes, buying souvenirs is another great activities to get in touch with the country culture and local people’s lives. Some souvenir ideas for visitors are: conical hat, Ao Dai, silk, wooden clogs, traditional musical instruments…

 

 

 

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