10 sights you mustn’t miss in Nha Trang

Don’t assume you’ve seen all that Nha Trang City in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa has to offer until you’ve ticked off all the top stops we’ve gathered here for you today.

Hon Mun Island

Hon Mun Island, with its pristine water and gorgeous coral ecosystems, is a splendid mustn’t miss destination in Nha Trang. It is widely recognized as the number one sea biodiversity area in the nation.

Hon Tam Island

One of the most alluring Nha Trang attractions is the long beach on Hon Tam Island just a mere 7 kilometres southeast of the centre of Nha Trang City. In addition to white sand beaches don’t miss out on a glass bottom boat ride and the chance to explore the island’s vast marine life.

Van Phong Bay

Van Phong Bay is flawless, pure and particularly well suited for those who want to relax in a quiet coastal space. If you’re into coral diving, surfing, windsurfing or kayaking the island is an ideal paradise you’ll surely enjoy.

Dai Lanh beach

Dai Lanh Beach, about 80km north of Nha Trang City, is located in Van Ninh district, Khanh Hoa province. Here, visitors can swim, rent motorboats, visit the Khai Luong fishing village or just kick back and relax and soak up the warm tropical atmosphere.

Vinpearl Theme

Vinpearl Amusement Park, situated on an island across the bay from Nha Trang Beach, is a large-scale theme park featuring water slides and games, a large aquarium, a wave pool, and a variety of rides. 

The park is reached by cable car that connects Nha Trang City to this island resort. The 3,320-metre long ride offers dazzling views of the bay and promises a fun-filled day for all ages.

Thap Ba Hot Spring Centre

If you love hot water and mud, this place is for you. The warm mudpacks will improve your skin and afterwards take a tantalizing dip in refreshing hot mineral water. This is a spectacularly wonderful place to visit and extremely popular with tourists. 

Ponagar Cham Towers

Po Nagar Cham Towers, 2 km north of the centre of Nha Trang City houses the ancient architecture of the Cham people. The significant historical complex consists of four towers, two temples, and is where people worship the Ponagar. 

This is truly a defining attraction of Nha Trang and the Cham ruins are the best-kept secret in Vietnam. The whole complex is quite impressive with views overlooking a river crowded with fishing trawlers.

Yang Bay Waterfall

Yang Bay waterfall, 48 km from Nha Trang, actually has three sets of falls. It's a great spot for swimming, hiking in the natural forests and or just taking in the magnificent panoramic landscape views.

There are many great restaurants and cafes serving excellent food and drink to choose from.

The Institute of Oceanography

First established in 1923, the institute has over 20,000 specimens of 4,000 kinds of marine and freshwater organisms collected and preserved for years. Visitors love the giant whale fully restored skeleton display – 26 meters long, 3 meters high with 48 vertebrae. 

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