Nha Trang is a famous seaside and port city and home to some of the best beaches in Vietnam. The surrounding sea areas and unique islands make it one of the best destinations for diving in the country. The fresh seafood in Nha Trang may be the cheapest found throughout all Southeast Asian countries. The central area of is full of restaurants, but eating at the market is also a good option for those on a budget. As early as the Vietnam War period, the American military used Nha Trang as its holiday resort. Nowadays, the seaside of often frequented by tourists. Nha Trang resorts often provide unique services such as hot spring and mineral mud baths.
At least 2 day must be spent in Nha Trang, one day going out the sea and the other day for a city tour including visits to churches, sites, mud baths, etc. For visitors traveling with kids, it’s a good idea to stay in Nha Trang for a while longer and spend one night at Vinpearl, which has an amusement park.
Although Nha Trang is located in southern Vietnam, the climate here is very different from that in Ho Chi Minh City. Apart from the high humidity during the rainy season from September to December when frequent rains and occasional typhoons occur, most of the year in Nha Trang is pleasant and suitable for tourism. From April to July, the sea is clean and there is high visibility, creating perfect conditions for diving.
Nha Trang hotels are well known in Asia. Some tourists choose to stay by the sea, where there is convenient transportation, restaurants, travel agencies, and shopping options. For a greater level of convenience, there’s also the option of staying in the city center. There’s a transportation hub in the downtown area and there are also many Nha Trang hotels, including budget and mid-tier hotels. If you are looking for a hotel with a high level of comfort and luxury, you may want to stay in Ninh Van Bay, the Wenfeng Bay area, or Hon Tre, where luxury resorts are the main attractions and the surrounding area is quiet.