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  • If you want to see the progressive Vietnam, visit Da Nang. Nothing in Vietnam is changing as fast as Da Nang is getting attention. Da Nang has many places for sightseeing, but the speciality of Da Nang is its stunning and elegant beaches. One should enjoy the nightlife at Da Nang beaches as it will give you the freedom of the world.

    My Khe beach is one of the most picturesque beaches in Da Nang is My Khe Beach, which attracts many tourists because it is titled as “one of the most attractive beaches on the planet” by Forbes magazine. If you are in Vietnam, then make sure you visit this beach, as who wouldn’t love to have an experience of paradise?

    Pham Van Dong Beach, with its soft sand and clear water, Pham Van Dong Beach is the attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists. It is also well known among people because many movies have been shot here. You can feel the lovely sensation when water touches your feet and go back, taking away all the sand in your feet.


    Here are the Best Da Nang Beaches:

  • 01Lang Co Beach

    Lang Co Beach is one of the best beaches to visit when you are on a trip to Vietnam with family. This beach is situated away from the hustle and bustle of city life. You will find that the place is very peaceful and clean. The water is quite clean and you can easily go for a dip. The waves cab get quite high so swimming is not really an option. But the beach is surrounded by a resort that offers life guard services making it a very safe beach for the whole family. You will not have any problem finding the place though it is a bit away from the actual city life. This is definitely a must go to places if you are visiting Vietnam and want to spend some quality time with your family.



    Location: Lang Co, Th?aThiênHu? 537360, Vietnam

    Highlight: There are small shacks surrounding the beach so you can grab something to eat and drink from there.
  • 02My Khe Beach

    This beach is one of the most picturesque beaches in the entire Vietnam with a long stretch of white sandy coastline. My Khe Beach is currently reaping the benefits of international flight connections due to which it has attracted the attention of large numbers of tourists in the recent times.



    Highlights: It offers excellent surfing facilities in the off shores. Apart from surfing, sun bathing is another popular attraction. It is a great place to try some local delights like shrimp pancakes. It is listed as one of the most luxurious beaches.

    Best time to visit: The best season is from May to October when tourists can enjoy the season.

    Location: The beach can be accessed from the Danang International Airport, which is at a distance of 25 minutes. Its location is Nguyen Van Thoai.

    Price: There is no fee, but separate price is required for getting extra delights and activities.
  • 03Pham van Dong Beach

    Pham van Dong Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the city. Its beauty attracts a lot of different people, locals and tourists alike. This beach is famous for different movies being shot here. You can go ahead and have a nice stroll on the beach. It has very soft sand and if you walk on it bare feet then you will feel a lovely sensation on the feet. The water is very clean as well. You can take a nice dip in it. If you are planning on a swim then do be aware of the jellyfish that are present in the water. There are many good hotels around the area. If you are looking for small eateries, you will get many of them at a stone’s throw from the beach.



    Location: da Nang, Vietnam

    Highlight: There are many different activities that you can take part here. There are a few exercise equipment on the beach as well that you can utilise.

  • 04Bac My An Beach

    Bac My An Beach located in Da Nang in Vietnam is considered as one of the cleanest beaches in the area. You will find it does not have too heavy a footfall as it is mainly owned by a lot of private hotels. The private areas are great to go with your family and enjoy a good dip. The water is very clear and clean and you will enjoy a nice swim here. Though the water is not too deep it is quite nice for a dip. The place Is well connected to a lot of small eateries as well. So you will not have to travel far if you want to grab a bite. The place is a really nice way to relax during your vacation.



    Location: Da Nang, Vietnam

    Highlight: Since it is located a little far from the actual hustle and bustle of the city life, you can enjoy some peace and tranquility here.
  • 05Non Nuoc Beach

    Vietnam boasts of some of the finest beaches in the world, among which this is a great beach to access. The five km long coastline is certainly a great attraction for the tourists to Da Nang. The gentle slopes, the soft white sands, the mild waves are some of the appealing features of the Non Nuoc beach.



    Highlights: Being one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, it offers plenty of sightseeing and leisure activities to the tourists. It even gives the opportunity to enjoy local sea food dishes in the beachfront restaurants. Surfing lessons are available for inexperienced visitors.

    Best time to visit: In order to enjoy surfing, the best time to visit is between the months of April and September when the water temperatures are between 25 to 28 degrees Celsius.

    Location: The Non Nuoc Beach is located at Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang.
  • 06Tien Sa Beach

    If you are visiting the Da Nang area of Vietnam then it is recommended that you visit Tien Sa Beach. The crystalline water and the soft sand will definitely make the visit a very memorable one. A very positive thing about the beach is that since it is on the upscale side, the place is not at all clustered. The clean environment makes you feel nice and relaxed while you take a stroll on the beach. Apart from the resort, there are many eateries on the perimeter that have some amazing Vietnamese delicacies on offer. So make sure that you try out the food while you are on this picturesque beach.

    Location: da Nang, Vietnam

    Highlight: When you are in the area, you can visit the resort that is situated right 1 km off the beach. The resort offers a spa facility that will help you relax during your vacation. The food is amazing as well and
    made to order.
  • 07Bai Bac Beach

    BaiBac Beach is famous for the island tours that you can take. When you book the tour you can choose the islands that you want to see or go for the complete tour. This particular beach is also a part of the tour and one of the more popular destinations. When you are travelling to the beach the first thing that will strike you will be the crystalline blue water and the soft sand. The place is beautiful on its own and you can just stroll around the area. If you want to go for a dip you can choose a spot that is not too crowded in order to get the best experience, this is definitely a very good beach to visit.



    Location: De Nang, Vietnam

    Location: When you are visiting the De nang area you can opt to take the island tour as you will be shown around different islands that make up the different beaches.
  • 08Bai Nam & Bai Con Beach

    Bai Nam & Bai Con Beach is set away from the city and has a beautiful sense of peace around it. It is located on the absolute touristy area of the city hence not many locals visit the place. There are many hotels present on the perimeter of the beach itself. The best thing about these hotels is that most of them offer a one day stay facility that covers a lot of beach facilities as they own the private areas of the beach. The food is very good at these hotels. If you are in mood for some authentic Vietnamese dishes then you can try the different eateries nearby as well for that.



    Location: ThoQuang Ward, Sontra District, Da Nang, Vietnam

    Highlight: If you are lucky you might find yourself a spot on the beach where you might be the only person there. It is a very quiet area but that helps you to enjoy the wonder of the place even more.
  • 09Bai But Beach

    This particular beach in Da Nang in Vietnam is famous for the different activities you can partake here. Bai But Beach in general is very beautiful and has a lot of footfall. When you are vesting the beach you will get a lot of option to eat the authentic Vietnamese dishes on offer at this place. You can be sure that you will get to try the delicacies of Vietnam without having to spend too much as there are many small eateries all across the beach. The beach is somewhat crowded most of the time though.

    Location: Da Nang in Vietnam

    Highlight: Para gliding is one of the most popular sports that you can do here. If you are in mood for some adventure then you can take up this activity. There are professional trainers who will help you to understand the sport and then take you up. The gears are all present there, all you need to supply is the courage.
  • 10Bai Rang Beach

    Bai Rang Beach is called the unspoiled masterpiece of Vietnam as the beautiful clear water and the soft sand make for an exquisite get away for people who want to leave behind bathe hustle and bustle of the actual city,. The undulating cliffs add to the beauty of the place. The water in the Bai Rang Beach area is absolutely crystal blue and you will find many different types of tropical fishes in the shallow water as well. They are quite a lovely scene as well, set against the blue water and the green and brown cliffs in the background.

    Location: HoàngSa, Th?Quang, S?nTrà, ?àN?ng, Vietnam

    Highlight: Though snorkeling is not a possibility, yet if you can go to the borders of the cliffs you will be able to see them through the surface itself. There are some very pretty thatches built near the water itself, some of which house local owned eateries. You can grab some authentic Vietnamese dishes from there.
  • 11Làng Vân Beach at Hai Van Pass

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    When you are planning on visiting the beaches in the Da Nang area, make sure to visit Lang Vân Beach at Hai Van Pass that is set away from the eyes of the locals. This is truly a hidden gem. You might have a little problem in finding the place but once you get to it its beauty will stay imprinted in your mind for years to come. This particular beach is situated on the south bay of the De Nang region of Vietnam and you will find many different routes to the area once you look for it. Though there are no scope of having any form of active sports here yet just walking around on the beach will fill you with a lot of joy.

    Location: South bay of Da Nang

    Highlight: One of the best thing about this is that you will find that it is very calm and quite. The area is surrounded by tall cliffs covered with a lot of greenery.
  • 12Xuan Thieu Beach

    You are definitely going to fall in love with XuanThieu Beach if you visit it during sunset. This beautiful place is also known as the red beach because the water seems to have red glitter in it during the sunset. When the sun is setting in the west, the water that flows westward reflects the beauty of the sunset and makes it look like it has red glitters in the water. The best part about this beach is that it is very clean and the water is surprisingly blue. You will find a lot of people in the area but from 8 am to around 4 pm the place is relatively empty.

    Location: Nguyen Tat Thanh Street, Da Nang, Vietnam

    Highlight: The whole beach is surrounded by a lot of greenery and small shacks that houses eateries that make the place a lovely spot on the whole. You can walk around on your own or just lounge on the beach itself.
  • 13Thanh Binh Beach

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    Thanh Binh Beach is situated right in the center of the De Nang village in Vietnam. If you are into adventure sports then this is the place for you. One of the best thing about this beach is that though it is situated in the heart of the village yet you are bound to get a lot of free space on the beach. The beach also has many different eateries strewn across the perimeter of the beach that allow you to try some authentic Vietnamese delicacies that are on the menu. On the whole this beach is definitely one of the best places to visit while you are in Vietnam and visiting the De Nang area.

    Location: central Da nang in Vietnam

    Highlight: It has on offer many different activities like canoeing, windsurfing and paragliding. There are trained professionals in the area who have all the gear required for you to take part in any of these sports.
  • 14Non Nuoc Beach

    Non Nuoc Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vietnam. If you are looking for a good swim then this is the place for you. Though there are quite a few jellyfish in the water. Yet since the water is quite clear you can stay away from them in general. The restaurants or food shacks on the perimeter offer lip smacking food and lovely beverages. You can stroll on the beach or sit on the lounge chairs that are near the restaurants. If you want to go for a swim it is recommended you choose s spot that already has people in it in order to avoid being stung by the jelly fish that are present in the water.



    Location: NguHanh Son, Da Nang, Vietnam

    Highlight: The sand is extremely soft and it is a great place to do some exercise. You can take part in the exercises or aerobic classes that happen all over the beach.

Attractions

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Marble Mountains

The Marble Mountains is one of the popular attractions in Nang, and it is a cluster of five hills. These hills are made of a combination of marble and limestone. It is a well known pilgrimage site comprising of tunnels, caves, peaks and temples.



Highlights: It exists in an area that is famous for stone cutting and sculpture. The caves hold many secrets with bullet holes. Hosts of places of worship and Buddhist sanctuaries make it a must visit spiritual site. The pagoda temples and circular cave offers some of the most panoramic views.

Best time to visit: Getting started early is best so that the weather does not turn out too hot. The total tour might take up to 4 hours and wearing comfortable shoes is must.

Price: The entrance fee is about 22, 300 Dong and an additional 22, 300 extra for entering into the caves located at the mountains.
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Phap Lam Pagoda

Phap Lam pagoda attracts the attention of the locals and tourists alike. It features lots of trees, beautiful Buddhist sculptures and manicured gardens. Apart from being a spiritual site, it is also a beautiful site.



Highlights: Regardless its location in the heart of the city, the atmosphere in the Phap Lam Pagoda is very calm and serene. Locals and monks praying each morning is a beautiful site to see. The 1.1 high Buddha Statue present in the courtyard of the pagoda is very appealing. In addition to that, the Goddess of Mercy statues also attract the attention of the visitors. The cafes and local restaurants here serve vegetarian foods and anyone can enjoy them.

Best time to visit: It opens daily from 5am to 11. 30am and from 1pm to 11.30 pm.

Location: The location of this pagoda is 574D Ong Ich Khiem Street, Da Nang

Price: Entry is free for all.
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Thanh Binh Beach

Thanh Binh Beach is situated right in the center of the De Nang village in Vietnam. If you are into adventure sports then this is the place for you. One of the best thing about this beach is that though it is situated in the heart of the village yet you are bound to get a lot of free space on the beach. The beach also has many different eateries strewn across the perimeter of the beach that allow you to try some authentic Vietnamese delicacies that are on the menu. On the whole this beach is definitely one of the best places to visit while you are in Vietnam and visiting the De Nang area.

Location: central Da nang in Vietnam

Highlight: It has on offer many different activities like canoeing, windsurfing and paragliding. There are trained professionals in the area who have all the gear required for you to take part in any of these sports.
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Red Beach

Also known as the red Beach base Area, this coastline was formerly used as a prominent base for Army of Republic of Vietnam and Americas Marine, Navy and Army military camp. It was set 8 km northwest of Da nang on the Red Beach. Today all you will get to see are ruins of the base front and a plethora of resorts and other beach activities happening around the place. The name red is derived from the pleasant red hue that reflects on the water during sun rise and sun set. Although many activities happen in and around the place, the coastline always appears to be calm and clear of habitants.  The Red Beach Resort and Spa, Red Beach Hotel and khach San red Beach are few well known places to stay over the weekend here. Also the clean water and the right temperature make it apt for keen swimmers to carry out snorkelling.



Location: Nyugen Tat Thanh

Best Time: January to June
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Han River Bridge

Han River Bridge is one of the four impressive bridges in Da Nang and a major tourist’s attraction. It is a cable supported swing bridge that not only provides transport but also represents the city as well. Rightly considered as the pride of the city it is the first swing bridge built in Vietnam by the people of Da Nang. The city of Da Nang is at the west of the bridge and the beaches are at east. At night, when brightly lit up, it looks fabulously beautiful with its changing colors. During midnight one can have the stunning view of the bridge when it swings on its axis to allow the shipping traffic to pass. If you wish, you can take a river cruise to enjoy the intriguing bridge.



Location: Han River Bridge is located across the Han river in the city of Da Nang in Vietnam.

Price: N/A
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Danang Cathedral

The Danang Cathedral is an impressive structure which is a bit intriguing in its candy pink colour. It is an important religious site in Da Nang. Locally the cathedral is known as ‘Rooster’ (Con Ga) Church. It got its name due to a rooster perched atop its tower. Built in 1923, the cathedral is a famous place for daily worship. If you arrive late, it is highly unlikely for you to get any place to sit. The church has Gothic style architecture, with a number of gorgeous stained glass windows. From inside, the church is much bigger and beautiful than it looks from outside. A grotto of the Blessed Virgin Mary is located right behind the church.

Location: The Danang Cathedral is just a short walk away from the Da Nang CBD. It is also just a few minutes’ drive away from the Da Nang International Airport.

Price: N/A
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Site Archeologique de My Son

For someone who loves to explore ancient ruins, Site Archeologique de My Son is the perfect place to visit in Da Nang. The site was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999. Site Archeologique de My Son is abandoned ruins of more than seventy Hindu temples constructed between 4th Century to 14th Century AD. The temples are said to be built by Champas and are the remnants of the rich history of Cham Clan. The people of the clan were majorly Hindus. The temples constructed on the site are devoted to Lord Shiva. Much of the ruins were destroyed during the second Indochina war, due to US carpet bombing.


Location: The temple complex is located in a valley near Duy Phú village. The area is surrounded by picturesque mountains and overlooked by Hon Quap Mountain.

Price: You can get inside the complex by paying a fee of 150,000 VND.
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Bai Nam & Bai Con Beach

Bai Nam & Bai Con Beach is set away from the city and has a beautiful sense of peace around it. It is located on the absolute touristy area of the city hence not many locals visit the place. There are many hotels present on the perimeter of the beach itself. The best thing about these hotels is that most of them offer a one day stay facility that covers a lot of beach facilities as they own the private areas of the beach. The food is very good at these hotels. If you are in mood for some authentic Vietnamese dishes then you can try the different eateries nearby as well for that.



Location: ThoQuang Ward, Sontra District, Da Nang, Vietnam

Highlight: If you are lucky you might find yourself a spot on the beach where you might be the only person there. It is a very quiet area but that helps you to enjoy the wonder of the place even more.
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Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Pagoda is a famous temple and the largest pagoda in Da Nang. In the backdrop of beautiful hills and primitive forest this architectural masterpiece is an interesting tourist spot. The main attraction here is the 67 meter tall statue of Goddess of Mercury( Shakyamuni Buddha) standing on lotus platform. The 17 levels of the building at different heights provide excellent panoramic view of the surroundings. It also contains 21 different Buddha statues. The courtyard is no less impressive with 18 Arhat statues arranged in two rows on both sides of the path to protect the main hall. The picturesque surroundings, the awe inspiring structure and the mysticism of Buddhism are sure to stir up the spiritual side of the visitors.



Location: The pagoda is situated in Son Tra Peninsula, 10 km north east of Hoang Sa street, in Son Tra District of Da Nang city.

Price: N/A 
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Son Tra Mountain

The breathtaking national park located in Da Nang is located at a height of 693 meters above the sea level. Locally, Son Tra Mountain is known as Son Tra Peninsula, and it is a popular spot for motorcycling and hiking.



Highlights: Tourists come here to enjoy the jungles with some rare species of red monkeys that are hardly found anywhere else in the world. Another prominent attraction of the place is Linh Ung Pagoda, which is renowned for the tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy. The 21 miniature Buddha sculptures within 17 levels make it highly appealing and attractive. The Journey to the top is worth the effort because of the beautiful panoramic views. It is a popular source of retreat for the tourists and locals alike.

Location: It is situated 12 km north of Da Nang in the Son Tra Peninsula.

Price: Entrace is free.
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Dragon Bridge

Renowned as the longest bridge in Vietnam, the Dragon Bridge offer some amazing display of fire, lights and water. Any visitor to this place should not miss out the wonderful display that will give a lifetime experience. The bridge is about 666 meters in length and it is constructed in the shape of a golden dragon.



Highlights: The Bridge crosses the Han River and appeals to the travel photographers. The dragon signifies nobility, power and good luck, as per the belief of the locals.

Best time to visit: The Bridge is magnificent to witness at any time of the day, but during the evening, it becomes more beautiful. This is because of the colourful LED lights. On weekends, the dragon breathes out fire. Plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars overlook the bridge and add to the beauty.

Location: The Bridge can be seen at Da Nang City Centre.

Price: There is no entry fee.
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Con Market

Con Market is the largest commercial shopping centre in the city with more than 2000 shops selling various produces such as apparels, footwear, house hold items, kitchen wares, handicrafts, books, movies, accessories etc. at a wholesale price. It is one of  the busiest shopping centres of Vietnam which was established atop a highland in the  year 1940. Earlier it was a prime trading place for fishermen and farmers but later in  1984 it was renovated to make it more modernised and accommodate other prominent produces as well.  Goods here are sold in rates as cheap as it can get and offers room for more bargaining as well. You also have the craziest opportunity to taste best and authentic  Vietnamese cuisine such as banh mi, goi cuon, mi quang at a very affordable price.



Location: Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District

Entry: Free

Hours Open: 8 am to 8 pm
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Lady Buddha

Da Nang’s Non Nuoc Stone carving village is a must visit tourist spot when you are travelling to this beautiful town of great beaches and picturesque landscapes. The 67 metre long statue of Bodhisattva of Mercy (Lady Buddha) on the Son Tra Peninsula is recognised worldwide. It is made out a single piece of marble. The Lady Buddha statue has vast significance to Buddhism. The diameter of the statue is 17 ft. and encompasses 17 floors. Each floor worships a different Avatar of Buddha. The highest floor has a flight of stairs that leadsto the statue head.

Highlights:
The marble statue can be seen from any part of the city. Each story beautifully captures each life of Buddha. Enjoy the gorgeous and breath-taking view of the city from the top of the lady buddha’s head.

Location:
Da Nang

Best Time:
Between Jan and May
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Pham van Dong Beach

Pham van Dong Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the city. Its beauty attracts a lot of different people, locals and tourists alike. This beach is famous for different movies being shot here. You can go ahead and have a nice stroll on the beach. It has very soft sand and if you walk on it bare feet then you will feel a lovely sensation on the feet. The water is very clean as well. You can take a nice dip in it. If you are planning on a swim then do be aware of the jellyfish that are present in the water. There are many good hotels around the area. If you are looking for small eateries, you will get many of them at a stone’s throw from the beach.



Location: da Nang, Vietnam

Highlight: There are many different activities that you can take part here. There are a few exercise equipment on the beach as well that you can utilise.

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Bai Bac Beach

BaiBac Beach is famous for the island tours that you can take. When you book the tour you can choose the islands that you want to see or go for the complete tour. This particular beach is also a part of the tour and one of the more popular destinations. When you are travelling to the beach the first thing that will strike you will be the crystalline blue water and the soft sand. The place is beautiful on its own and you can just stroll around the area. If you want to go for a dip you can choose a spot that is not too crowded in order to get the best experience, this is definitely a very good beach to visit.



Location: De Nang, Vietnam

Location: When you are visiting the De nang area you can opt to take the island tour as you will be shown around different islands that make up the different beaches.
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Non Nuoc Beach

Non Nuoc Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Vietnam. If you are looking for a good swim then this is the place for you. Though there are quite a few jellyfish in the water. Yet since the water is quite clear you can stay away from them in general. The restaurants or food shacks on the perimeter offer lip smacking food and lovely beverages. You can stroll on the beach or sit on the lounge chairs that are near the restaurants. If you want to go for a swim it is recommended you choose s spot that already has people in it in order to avoid being stung by the jelly fish that are present in the water.



Location: NguHanh Son, Da Nang, Vietnam

Highlight: The sand is extremely soft and it is a great place to do some exercise. You can take part in the exercises or aerobic classes that happen all over the beach.

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