Nha Trang

Wonderful recreational activities in Nha Trang

Wonderful recreational activities in Nha Trang

Nha Trang

Recreational Activities 

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Nha Trang in the eyes of tourists all over the world is a wide range of long sandy beaches. In addition, Nha Trang is abundant in recreational activities that tourists can enjoy during their holiday.

A bicycle tour is a perfect choice for the people who want to feel the rhythm of tranquil life in Nha Trang. The reason is that Nha Trang owns six-kilometer-long coastal town seducing travelers with numerous historical spots.

These spots are very close to each other. Therefore, cycling is a favorite activity of locals and tourists. It is a fun, inexpensive, and healthy way of exploring Nha Trang’s peaceful countryside.


Great experiences for you


When taking part in a full-day cycling tour, you will have a picturesque route along the coastline.

Coming over Po Nagar Cham Towers and The White Buddha, exploring Hon Chong, visiting Ngoc Son Pagoda, ending the trip at Ninh Ich Village will be the most unforgettable moments in your life. Moreover, the locals here are so hospitable.

You can talk with them as well as listen to their stories about their daily life such as cultivating rice and making local handicrafts such as sleeping mats, conical hats, and incense.

You can also cycle to Ba Ho Waterfalls where you are overwhelmed by healthy activities such as hiking and swimming.

Common services included in a bicycle tour


English-speaking guide, entrance fee, hotel transfers, meals, cycling equipment, and drinking water.



You can’t say that you have traveled to Nha Trang if you have never tried to dive here. Scuba diving is a must-do activity in Nha Trang if you want to be immersed in clean ocean water and discover the beautiful sea creatures and coral reefs.

What is the best month to experience scuba-diving?

It is between the months of April and August with average temperatures ranging between 28°C and 30°C.

Where to dive in Nha Trang

The most famous site is the Hon Mun Marine Protected Area. You will spend a 40-minute boat ride to go from Cau Da Port to there. Owing to different water depths, you can admire a wide range of colorful tropical fish and moray eels.

Another great place for scuba-diving is Ca Voi Island which is 80 kilometers north of Nha Trang. In reality, the people here no longer see whales in this area. Nowadays, Ca Voi Island is home to beautiful creatures such as trevally, groupers, and snappers hidden among the soft coral reefs.

Visiting the island, you can’t miss Hon Trau Nam with a maximum depth of 35 meters. This site will give you a chance to admire stingrays and eagle rays and numerous kinds of fish such as clownfish, stonefish, and barracudas.

The most highly recommended dive operators in Nha Trang

  • Sailing Club Divers
  • Angel Dives
  • Rainbow Divers

I Dive!

Other activities

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Selecting hot air balloon rides, you will have chance of seeing the panoramic view of the city. It takes you to a height of 150 metres. Therefore, it enables you to overlook the sea with turquoise blue water. It also ensure your safety because the hot air balloon has solid handrails and a protective net.


Nha Trang also caters to the people who love golf. The city owns a wide array of famous and luxury golf courses.

You can find the most popular golf courses at Vinpearl Complex, in Hon Tre Island, just across the bay of Nha Trang; Diamond Bay Golf Course, at Diamond Bay Resort, Nguyen Ta Than.

Mud Baths

The mud baths at Thap Ba natural hot springs are a healthy and fun way to spend a few hours. The best time of day to go is between 12:00 and 15:00 when they are less crowded.

You will be offered single or shared mud baths and obviously, the single ones are more expensive yet the communal tubs are more fun. Shower off in mineral-rich water afterward or let the mud dry on you first for additional benefits before showering.

Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre

Nha Trang is also a unique destination for domestic and foreign travelers who love Vietnamese culture. The Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre offers tourists live images describing the daily routine of farmers, interesting folks and traditional dances, etc.

Nha Trang Water Puppet Theatre takes place in Tran Phu Cultural House in the form of colorful wooden puppets, light shows, and traditional tunes. The stage is a waist-deep pool of water, with 400 puppets maneuvered using long rods by skilled puppeteers hidden behind a massive screen.

Nha Trang Paintball

Nha Trang Paintball just organizes two trips each day. Therefore, if you want to take part in, it is necessary for you to reserve. In common, there is an instructor dividing teams to compete for the matches. And you will be equipped with a gun, protective gear, and other equipment. Keep in mind that you should prepare towels and clothes to change.

Top hotel in Nha Trang

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Building a modern urban area on Nha Trang airport

Building a modern urban area on Nha Trang airport

Building a modern urban area on Nha Trang airport


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Nha Trang Urban Trade, Service, Finance & Tourism Center 

Khanh Hoa Provincial People’s Committee has just approved the detailed plan of 1/500 part of zone 2, subdivision 3 of Nha Trang Urban Trade, Service, Finance & Tourism Center (Nha Trang airport location).

Accordingly, there are 65.63hectares planned for housing, public services and financial trade.

According to this plan, the space of the research area is basically developed in accordance with the zoning plan of 1 / 2,000 Zone of Nha Trang Urban Trade, Service, Finance & Tourism Center.

A detailed zoning plan for major trading, finance, and township complex 


The central area includes public facilities and other various services arranged with existing runways, with open space and squares at intersections with routes. The low-rise areas are divided into two sides of the center to connect the central area with the surrounding low-rise areas.

Leaders of Phuc Son Group Joint Stock Company (the investor of Nha Trang Urban Trade, Service, Finance & Tourism Center) said that this plan is to concretize the revised Urban Plan of Nha Trang City, Khánh Hòa Province to 2025. The Prime Minister approved this project in 2012.

In addition, it simultaneously concretizes the Zone Planning of 1 / 2,000 zone of Nha Trang Urban Trade, Service, Finance & Tourism Center.

Previously, in 2016, Nha Trang Provincial People’s Committee approved the detailed planning of subdivision 2A, subdivision 2 and subdivision 3 in Nha Trang Urban Trade, Service, Finance & Tourism Center.

This area has a total area of ​​62.89 hectares that are planned for a modern urban area in a variety of housing categories, satisfying specific needs of 11,000 people. 16.7ha is expected to be for new houses; 34ha for traffic and parking plots; and more than 5ha for parks and public works.

Nha Trang will own a great complex


According to the authorities of Nha Trang City in Khanh Hoa Province, the total land area for planning is 65.63hectares. It includes mixed-use land (hotel – commerce – high-rise housing); residential land (split houses, houses for villas and resettlement houses); hotel land (long-term residential land does not form residential units); green land; public works land; education land; technical infrastructure land; Land for car parks …

The population size in the area is appropriately about 10,000 people. Low-rise housing land from 3 to 5 floors; high-rise housing land from 9 to 30 floors; Mixed construction land from 3 to 40 floors. Moreover, the project also has nearly 20,000m2 of green land, more than 16,000m2 of square land, over 3,500m2 of educational land …

Nha Trang- the best tourist destination

The international standard urban center complex in the future will contribute to adding great attraction to Nha Trang City and making it the most liveable place in Vietnam. The complex is currently attractive to many potential investors.

The best Nha Trang hotels to stay (2019)

The best Nha Trang hotels to stay (2019)

Best hotels in Nha Trang

  The best hotels in Nha Trang are ultimate   retreats for tourists who want to relax after a long trip of discovering the beautiful sea city. Here are luxury hotels with modern amenities, and great service at good rates that you can consider when traveling Nha Trang.


Amiana Resort Nha Trang


Amiana resort welcomes visitors with 153 spacious rooms and villas and the view to the stunning scenery of Nha Trang Bay.

This luxury hotel is reviewed as five stars and won resort award with the design of the garden, ocean view, and private balcony. 

In the bottom this resort, it structures a picturesque natural seawater pool, a magnificent 700 sqm freshwater infinity pool, and a private, guest-only lagoon beach with soft, white sand leading into crystal clear waters. Visitors are able to enjoy the luxury in every single detail of the resort.






Amiana’s pleasures are ready to provide individuals, couples or families atmosphere to enjoy valuable moments from daily life.

The rooms are ranging from 65 sqm to over 450 sqm echoing and embracing the traditional locality such as Bat Trang tea set, coffee filter, construction materials made from nearby local coconut products, bamboo or natural stone gathered.

It owns many types of rooms for tourists to choose

The latest addition in our resort is the Ocean Deluxe Rooms designed for your comfort and luxury in mind. The sparkling waters of Nha Trang Bay, the beach and the cityscape come into view, it is just truly great.

It is suggested that family, friends choose family villas as an ideal place in full of 2 bedrooms with 1 King size bed and two Twins beds (maximum 4 persons), 2 bathrooms and a kitchen for cooking and dining facilities.

The large Ocean Villas terrace has a good view of the peaceful sea. A separate living area and a King size bed are comfortably in the spacious 80 sqm per room.

My favorite resort in Vietnam

I’ve stayed here twice. The first time, it was good. The second time, it was great, perfect! The rooms were incredibly beautiful and cozy. Staffs were so nice and kind. The private beach is like heaven!! I love this resort.

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Good location, very professional staff members

My family stayed there for 3 nights and we’ve arrived very early morning ~ Staff members are very kind and explain all the details ~ Facilities are so great! The resort itself designed very high quality and excellent room services. We all loved to stay there!

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Evason Ana Mandara


Evason Ana Mandara Nha Trang is a superb five-star property set right on the beach near the southern end of Nha Trang Bay. Nha Trang Bay is widely recognized as one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

The city went through a rapid evolution under the French colonial influence during the first half of the 20th century, which called the area: the Riviera of the South China Sea. Blending contemporary and traditional Vietnamese architectural styles and materials, the resort counts 74 rooms and suites in five types: Garden View, Superior Sea View, Deluxe Sea View, Deluxe Beach Front, and Beach Front Ana Mandara Suite.

The one and only beachfront resort in Nha Trang is Evason Ana Mandara set between the bay and the bustling street to the town center. 74 guestrooms and many beautiful views across the water are designed to welcome visitors offering classic Vietnamese touches. We offer 3 dining choices: regional and international cuisine, presented using the freshest ingredients.

Nha Trang resort provides Vietnamese special treatments in the spa’s signature menu with 6 senses Spa Nha Trang. Visitors can play tennis, beach volleyball and take part in other activities in water- activity center plus a PADI Dive Centre and a range of excursions in the Nha Trang resort.

This hotel is in a central location of well-known Tran Phu street on the coastal city Nha Trang Bay, among one of the most pictures bays in the world. Visitors have the opportunity to experience the wonderful blend of local charm, elegant service, and splendid natural atmosphere.

With 458 spacious and uniquely designed guest rooms, our guest room system is ready for your relaxation and enjoyment expectation. Visitors will have a good view toward Nha Trang Bay and City from each room. More than this, we offer a full range of choices including the area, the features, and interior styles.

Incredible staff and wonderful hotel

The staff was amazing and so was the room and facilities. The hotel was nicely located with a private beach, but the best restaurants and bars (other than the hotel, which were great) were a short taxi ride away.

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Fantastic service

Staffs were very kind and provided excellent service. Great location, clean, nice beach and pool. The breakfast buffet was wonderful and Bar service also great. Everything was wonderful and had a great experience here.

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Muong Thanh Luxury hotel

Muong Thanh Luxury Nha Trang Hotel which is situated in Tran Phu Beach Front is an ideal destination to explore the beauty of Nha Trang and its surround.

It is just 36.5 km from the airport to this 5 – star hotel so you can easily access in a very short time. With the advantage of location convenience to the major tourist destinations, Muong Thanh Luxury Nha Trang Hotel is such a real choice.

Muong Thanh luxury Hotel is one of the best Nha Trang hotels that you can’t miss

Best place to stay in Nha Trang

The location is the best on the beach strip. The hotel is beautiful and the staff are so nice and friendly and all round fantastic. Other Hotels in Vietnam can learn from this one. I will always stay here when visiting Nha Trang. Huy the front office manger is great.

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Comfortable, wonderful view, friendly staff

It’s a nice hotel, my wife was surprised by the lovely decoration in the room, make our stay start v very sweet feeling. It’s so easy to go to the beach and a lot of Restaurant and a nice coffee shop to go to. It’s a very happy trip for us

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Great location,views & staff.

Great location, excellent view to watch the sunrise if in a beach view room. Wifi is excellent. Staff was friendly and extremely friendly. Very very clean hotel.

My one small issue was the showers having a curtain and no matter what we did the water went all over the bathroom floor which was not good with a 4-year-old running around. The staff did supply more towels and I would defiantly stay here again but to be a 5-star hotel surely a shower curtain is no.

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Great ideas for an Easter getaway in Viet Nam

Great ideas for an Easter getaway in Viet Nam

Where to travel during Easter?

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Names of Da Nang, Ha Long Bay, Hoi An old town, and Nha Trang is no longer strange to tourists visiting Vietnam. These places seem to have a special attraction to Vietnamese and foreign visitors. It might be the ancient but modern of Hanoi Old Quarter, splendid French architectures in Sai Gon, or stunning sandy beaches along the coastline of Nha Trang. All of them create a unique beauty of Vietnam.

Special Easter

Easter is coming around the corner. So many people wonder where to travel during Easter? Therefore, in this article, Hanoi By Night introduces some cool ideas for an Easter Getaway in Vietnam. These destinations are often named in the foreign press.

Nha Trang

The beauty of Nha Trang Beach is considered as a vivid and magic ink-washing painting that nature has created. Deserving with the name of the pearl of the East Sea, Nha Trang features the spectacular nature such as endless white sandy beaches, mild climate, or crystal blue water, etc.

Arriving in Nha Trang, travelers can pass by numerous famous places in here like Po Nagar Tower, Thap Ba Hot Springs, Hon Chong to enjoy beautiful landscapes. In addition, there are other spots having interesting recreational activities. You can dive in Hon Mun Marine Protected Are, swim and sunbathe on Da Lanh beach. It is also great to enjoy traditional musical instruments in Hong Chong Tourist Site.

Hon Chong Promontory

According to the Khanh Hoa Relics Preservation Centre, Centre, Ponagar Tower Complex and Hon Chong- two famous destinations in Nha Trang City greet thousands of visitors every day.

Nearly separating from the hustling and bustling atmosphere of the urban life, Hon Chong Promontory is a special connection between the mountain and sea. Just a few steps, tourists can touch the sea or the foot of the hill.

Hon Chong Promontory has included large rocks stacking each other for centuries. The side overlooking the sea impresses visitors with the trace of a giant’s five- fingered hand. Therefore, going to this beautiful attraction, tourists also have a chance to hear many interesting folks about the promontory among charming natural scenery.

Hon Chong Promontory is becoming one of the new tourist destinations in Nha Trang.

Ha Long Bay

Ha Long Bay is also a cool idea for your Easter getaway in Viet Nam.

When it comes to Ha Long Bay, one of the most wonderful Vietnam tourist attractions, visitors will remember thousands of islands and islets in all shapes and sizes. Many traveling sites in the world highly appreciate Ha Long Bay.

For example, the site Business Insider voted Halong Bay as one of 100 destinations to visit once in a lifetime. Buzzfeed voted the bay into the top 15 world’s most spectacular photograph, and in the top photogenic spot in the world according to the votes of Veryfirstto.

Ha Long Bay possesses a completely natural beauty that easily makes domestic and foreign travelers fall in love with. The stunning karst outcroppings in Ha Long has the history of 3000 years of chemical reactions between limestone and dripping water. 

1. World beautiful beach

Nothing is more perfect than soaking in the turquoise blue water on a sunny day. Resting on the deck chair and enjoying the soft sound of the waves will help you clear all the hassle and worries.

If you love swimming, Ha Long is an ideal choice because the beach here is very calm. Moreover, when swimming, tourists are not only provided the necessary equipment but also watched by the sailors and staff of the ship for dangers in case.

2. Stunning caves

Halong Bay lies in northeast Vietnam. The area’s amazing beauty is a result of its limestone karst towers. These limestone karst towers come in the form of spectacular pillars. In addition, they are marked by a variety of coastal erosion features such as arches and caves which only add to the majestic natural scenery. Many stalactites hang from the high ceiling, with numerous possible forms and shapes.

HOi An

Hoi An ancient town always lures tourists from over the world for mossy houses, wooden bridges and ancient wells. Therefore, Hoi An ancient town is valued as a unique destination for travelers to explore the iconic features of Vietnamese culture. 


The ancient breath of its architecture is a magic magnet for tourists when traveling to Hoi An. It seems we go back to the 16th century.

One of the most unforgettable memory when visiting Hoi An is walking around the old town and watching traders that open their shop. If Hoi An brings tourists a pristine and quiet atmosphere early, it owns a unique beauty with the light of candles and lanterns in the evening.

Every street corner of the old town features multiple colorful lanterns in different shapes and sizes. Traveling to Hoi An, tourists seem like wandering into a fairy-petrified world. Along with stunning and attractive beauty, Hoi An possesses diverse culinary culture.


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Here are 5 popular foods in Nha Trang you can’t resist

Top 5 specialities in Nha Trang

Nha Trang is not only famous for the long sandy beaches and excellent scuba diving, but also for its wonderful dishes. Here are 5 must-try foods list for people first coming to Nha Trang.

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If you have been here at least one time without eating seafood, you can not say that you were in Nha Trang. Traveling to Nha Trang you can’t ignore seafood because Seafood is the soul in Nha Trang culinary culture. The seafood here is extremely rich and fresh such as shrimp, crab, sea urchin, etc.



Besides crabs, shrimp, clams, Nha Trang is famous for eats with the main element – oysters. Because of high nutrient content and tasty meat, oysters are used as specialties in numerous restaurants, hotels.

A cook invents many wonderful dishes from oysters like sweet and sour oysters with tamarind sauce. Try the kind of food, you will never forget this special flavor of Khanh Hoa province.

The most favorite experience domestic and foreign tourists love is visiting food stalls scattering around the coast. Not only can you enjoy the soft sound of the waves and cool sea breezes, but also try multiple affordable seafood dishes and fine dining venues serving some of the best seafood.

Some famous seafood stalls in Nha Trang cuisine below will be extremely helpful suggestions for you. Check out the shop near your stay.

Quan Oc 24: 24 Ngo Duc Ke, Nha Trang.

Quan Oc Xuan Anh: 9 Thap Ba, Nha Trang.

Quan Oc Long Vu: 133 Thap Ba, Nha Trang.

Bai Duong Seafood: 102 Tran Phu, Nha Trang.

Thanh Suong Seafood: 20 Tran Phu, Nha Trang.

Gio Bien Seafood: 10 Pham Van Dong, Nha Trang.


Lac Canh Grilled Beef

The special brand of grilled beef has been recognized by the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam. Any local can tell you that you haven’t seen Nha Trang until you’ve tried Lac Canh grilled beef.

Once you try this food you can’t forget its wonderful taste. The taste of hot, spicy, soft and sweet beef explodes in your mouth at the same time because cooks add honey and 10 different kinds of spices to create the yummy and special taste for this food.

The visitors coming over here will grill the beef on an earthen stove, right at their table. It is a great time for you and your friends to enjoy this cuisine. Along the main element- beef, you will be served with vegetables, potatoes and onions and a bowl of dipping sauce which is a mixture of salt, chili and lemon juice.

You definitely spend a cool afternoon enjoying this divine dish. However, the restaurant is quite crowded so you want to eat, you have to come early or queue up.

Grilled fermented pork roll- Nem Nuong

As a tasty dish you cannot miss, Nem Ninh Hoa has contributed to enrich Nha Trang cuisine. The food is the pride of Nha Trang since coming into being almost a century ago. It has a place in the heart of locals, and is a must try for visitors.

The deliciousness of nem nuong depends mostly on how yummy the dipping sauce is. The sausage itself is flavored with chopped shallots, crushed garlic, fish sauce, sugar, and black pepper. In a portion, you will have a dish of nem nuong, a dish of vegetables, a dish of rice paper wrappers, and a bowl of dipping sauce.


Prior to grilling, the chef will flavor pork meat with numerous staples such as garlic, sugar, and black pepper. This great dish shows the time and effort when marinating the pork meat lasts for several hours. It is then pounded into a paste, wrapped around bamboo and grilled until well cooked.

The way of eating this food is rolling all the ingredients including “nem nuong” and fresh herbs, pickled vegetables up in rice papers and dipping them into the special sauce to enjoy.

Here are the best restaurants with the best dipping sauces and good nem nuong that you can’t miss.

Nem nuong: 25 Le Hong Phong, Nha Trang.

Nem nuong Vu Thanh An: 15 Le Loi, Nha Trang.

Nem nuong Co No: 24 Hai Ba Trung, Nha Trang.

Nem nuong Đang Van Quyen: 16A Lan Ong, Nha Trang.

Nem nuong Ngoc Tien: 59 Le Thanh Phuong, Nha Trang.

Nem nuong Nha Trang: 39 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Nha Trang.

Squid Pancakes

Like pancakes in Saigon but the size of squid pancakes in Nha Trang is smaller, more crispy. Besides the required ingredients, these pancakes also have fresh squid and shrimp. All squids are fresh and plucked from the sea.

Famous places selling squid cakes you should know

Banh Xeo: 64 Hong Bang, Nha Trang.

Banh Xeo: 52 Phan Boi Chau, Nha Trang.

Banh Xeo: 172 Bach Dang, Nha Trang.

Banh Xeo: 85 To Hien Thanh, Nha Trang.

Banh Xeo: 151 Tran Nguyen Han, Nha Trang.

Famous delicacies in Nha Trang

Can Cakes 

When preparing for a trip Nha Trang, anyone will get certain advice to try this famous pancake. Everyone will feel eager when they heard about the tiny rice cake.

The staples to make this tasty dish includes rice flour, fat, onion, eggs, especially in Nha Trang, Banh Can have shrimp, fresh squid. To process this food, cooks have to soak rice in water in a specific time, then milling into liquid powder. The secret to having tasty, crispy cakes is when mixing rice flour, they often add a little flour made from dried rice.

Imagine that in a cool afternoon, you sit on a small plastic chair and enjoy some pairs of hot and smoky Can Cake. It definitely blows your mind.

Some places to enjoy Can cake that locals often come over:

Can Cake: 47 Yersin, Nha Trang.

Can Cake: 3A Thap Ba, Nha Trang.

Can Cake: 18, 2/4 Street, Nha Trang.

Can Cake: 165 Nguyen Trai, Nha Tran

Can Cake: 51 To Hien Thanh, Nha Trang.

Can Cake: 48 Hoang Hoa Tham, Nha Trang.

Hon Chong, Nha Trang – real heaven you can’t miss

Hon Chong, Nha Trang – real heaven you can’t miss

Real Heaven you can’t miss

Your Nha Trang tour will not be complete without a trip to Hon Chong, one of the most magnificent Nha Trang attractions. Hon Chong is separated from the noise and hassle of the city, therefore, it is an ideal choice for those who love a peaceful atmosphere and quiet.

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3 – 5 Pham Van Dong, Hon Chong, Nha Trang 


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Hon Chong still remains its pristine natural beauty.

Hon Chong in La San Hill, Phuoc Vinh ward is a floating rock on the sea. This place is less built up and a little secluded. In general, this beautiful place is not affected much by human hands.

Traveling to Hon Chong, you’re welcomed by a peaceful beach area with coconut lines swaying in the wind and a wide array of rocks stretching out to the sea. There are many rocks which run from the ledges to the sea with different sizes, strange shapes, layers by layers stacked.

Hon Chong promontory

You also can be fascinated with the Hon Chong promontory in the sand dunes, which looks like the work of a giant. He carelessly put several massive rocks together. This promontory impresses domestic and foreign visitors with a deep handprint with the five fingers close together. There are multiple interesting rumors about this weird trace.

Hong Chong’s other attraction is the beach. It possesses a long smooth sandy beach and turquoise blue water.




Nevertheless, it’s well worth the money and effort, you will be immersed yourself in beautiful natural scenery. Evenly you can comfortably sit on the rocky promontory to fish out.

The beach is free to enter, but you’re required to pay an entrance fee of VND 22,000 (about 1$ to climb the rocks.






Handmade Planters

Custom Living Walls

The interesting destinations near Hon Chong

Right at Hon Chong, from the top of the rocks, you can see many beautiful islands in the distance such as Hon Tre, Hon Mot.

And there are so many other famous spots like the iconic Po Nagar Cham Towers. It just takes 5 minutes for you to go Hon Chong to there.

If you are active, you can choose to walk about 300 meters to the south of Hon Chong to see Hon Do (Red Island) where has a Buddhist temple on the top of the hill while Hon Rua (Tortoise Island) is in the North East.

                           Real Heaven you can’t miss

Nha Trang city is famous for a perfect place with numerous spreading and stunning beaches. Anywhere in Nha Trang, we can easily reach a famous spot to swim and enjoy an amazing beach.

So what makes Hon Chong different? The answer to many tourists is interesting legends around Hon Chong promontory. Most especially, there is a giant hand deeply embedded in the rock with the palm and five fingers on the large rock located on the top edge of Hon Chong.

Namely, there is an ancient giant going fish here. Suddenly, a huge fish took the bait. To catch that fish, he had to use one hand to hold a fishing rod meanwhile cling to the rocks tightly with the other hand. Therefore, we can see the trace right from the formation of these rocks.

Popular other legend

The other folktale tells that formerly, Hon Chong was where of dangerous cliffs. On a stormy day, the boat of a young couple hit the rock and was capsized. Because the waves were so big that they swept away the wife, the panicked husband jumped into the sea to save his wife. He held his wife with one hand and the other hand to cling the rock.

However, the power of human beings can stop nature, and the rock was unstable, the unfortunate couple was plunged into the sea. Because of that noble love, this place has the name of the husband – the wife, especially the fingerprints that have deeply carved into the rock that the husband has left.

These unique legends always leave a special impression to tourists in minds when participating in Nha Trang tour.

Recreational activities in Hon Chong

One of the most attractive activities in Hon Chong leaving a deep impression is piling up rocks or sitting still on the rocky promontory to fish out. If you are active, you can participate in various adventurous entertainment activities like scuba diving, surfing, diving, and many others.

Besides enjoying the natural scene which works as a therapy for most of the people, you can walk around and enjoy Hon Chong coffee when coming by this place.

Hon Chong Tourist Site

Another activity for who love Vietnamese culture is visiting Hon Chong Tourist Site. The site is known as the wonderful place that displaying a wide array of traditional musical instruments such as monochord, lithophone, T’rung, two-chord fiddle, klông pút, 16-chord zither, drum, etc.

Hon Chong Tourist Site also owns a musical ban that they not only perform with traditional musical instruments but also introduce about them for travelers. People often love the band’s performances and ask them to play more. This is so meaningful to the artists here.


Because there are many visitors from different regions of Vietnam and over the world, the artists need to learn to play all musical genres of each place. Their investments attract numerous tourists from youth to middle-aged ones, etc. Many foreign tourists feel pleasure when enjoying the music of their nation through Vietnamese traditional musical instruments. Many ones admit that they can travel to Nha Trang and Hon Chong to enjoy one more time.