Nha Trang Beach is a 6km long stretch of yellow and white sand located in the south of Vietnam. This beach is a popular tourist destination due to the many resorts only meters away from the beach. It also has an awesome laid back vibe. If you’re looking to get away from the limestone hills and valleys of Vietnam, Nha Trang is a refreshing change of scenery.
How to get to Nha Trang
If you’re coming from Hoi An, it’ll take you roughly 10 hours by an overnight sleeper bus. It will cost around 300,000 VND per person ($17 AUD). If you’re coming from Mui Ne, it will take you roughly 5 hours by bus to reach Nha Trang and cost around 150,000 VND ($9 AUD). Vietnam transport is incredibly good and reliable so you should have a comfortable journey.
Where to Stay in Nha Trang Beach
The best and most convenient place to stay on Nha Trang is along the beachside. Nha Trang is filled with plenty of high end and budget resorts for you to choose from. We stayed with LegendSea Hotel and we were always a 2 minute walk away from the beach with plenty of restaurants nearby. LegendSea Hotel is the perfect place to relax at an affordable price. The rooms have a perfect view of the beach. You’ll also be able to watch the sunrise right in front of your balcony. They also have a rooftop swimming pool which was great when we quickly wanted to cool down.
What to expect at Nha Trang Beach
Nha Trang Beach is the perfect place to view a different side to Vietnam. After 3 weeks of exploring forest greenery and climbing viewpoints, Nha Trang was the ideal place to stop and relax by the ocean. Nha Trang Beach stretches for 6km and is full of locals and tourists from the second the sun rises. We were very surprised how busy it was at 5:30am. Since the water is calm and not too cold, it’s a great way to start your morning.
Since Nha Trang Beach is so long, you’ll never be far from the sand. There are sun beds and umbrellas along the whole beach. You’ll be able to stop anywhere and find yourself a nice spot. The sand on the beach is yellow and kept clean with a few bins along the sand so people can dispose of their rubbish. The only downside is that the ocean has some plastic bags and rubbish floating around. It’s nothing to ruin your trip to the beach although just be mindful that you’ll probably see some rubbish float by. Once you get hungry you can walk 2 minutes and find a variety of options. You’ll be able to find coffee shops, local stands selling Bahn Mi as well as sit down restaurants.
If you’re planning your Vietnam trip and are looking for an oceanfront place to stay, definitely spend a few days relaxing in Nha Trang!