Best Beaches in Danang
Danang, the commercial and biggest city in the Central Vietnam, has been a new travel hub of the country recently. Talking about Danang, people think about lovely beaches with luxury beach hotels and resorts, and fresh seafood. With 92km of coastline, Danang offers a lot of beautiful beaches for travelers to indulge in and to enjoy interesting water sports and activities, as well as numerous modern hotels and luxury resorts.
The geography and the great weather make the beaches in Danang clean and beautiful. You could choose any nice beach from Son Tra Peninsula to Chu Lai for your holiday.
These places are best for beaches in Danang:
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My Khe Beach
My Khe Beach is located about 6km southeast of Danang and about 24km north of Hoi An Ancient Town. It is the most popular beach in Danang for both locals and tourists. With about 10km in length, it is famous for blue sky, white gentle slope sandbank, mild waves, clear warm water and beautiful areas surrounded by coconut trees. It is definitely an ideal place for swimming, sunbathing, surfing, canoeing, parasailing… The best time to visit My Khe Beach is between May and August when the weather is dry, the sky is clear and the sea is calm.
There is a wide range of hotels, luxury resorts and countless restaurants nearby the beach, creating good conditions for tourists to relax on the seashores.
Location: Along Vo Nguyen Giap Street, Danang City.
Non Nuoc Beach
Non Nuoc Beach is located in Hoa Hai Ward, adjacent Marble Mountain scenic spot, about 8km southeast of Danang City center. It is one of the most beautiful and attractive beaches in Danang with calm waves, crystal clear blue water all year round and white sandy beach flanked by a green forest of casuarina-trees.
Accessible within a 20-minute drive from Danang City or Hoi An, this expansive beach houses a number of luxurious five-star beach resorts such as Naman Retreat, Fusion Resort & Vilas Danang, The Ocean Villas Danang… where travelers can relax and experience the best services.
It is perfect to come here in summer time for swimming and sunbathing when the temperature reaches its peak. Some other interesting activities you would find here are surfing, windsurfing, fishing, playing volleyball… You can also take a short trip to nearby Marble Mountain to discover the stunning natural caves, visit the mysterious pagodas and enjoy the panoramic view from the top of the mountain.
Location: Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City.
Bac My An Beach
Heading to the South about 2.5km from My Khe Beach, you will reach Bac My An – another beautiful beach in Danang. The beach is known for many high-end beach resorts and hotels, namely, Pullman Danang Beach Resort, Furama Resort Danang… which have their own private beach for guests to sunbathe and enjoy outdoor activities. But you can totally find public beach if you do not stay at the resort. Kayaking, diving and windsurfing are some of the most popular activities here.
With the coastline of 4km long, white smooth sand, clear blue water, and luxury resorts, Bac My An is affirming its position as an international-standard resort.
Location: Bac My An Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Danang City.
Xuan Thieu Beach
Xuan Thieu Beach is also called Red Beach since the vibrant light of sunrise and sunset reflects on the ocean surface, transforming the clear blue water into red and pink shades. The beach is very clean and pristine in a romantic natural setting as a peaceful picture among a bustling Danang. For those looking for a quiet and less crowded place to relax, Xuan Thieu Beach is the best choice. It is located about 20km from the city center, on the way to Hai Van Pass. If you are planning to explore Hai Van Pass, do not miss a chance to pay a visit to Xuan Thieu Beach.
Location: Lien Chieu District, Danang City.
Nam O Beach
Nam O Beach is located 17km from the center city. This wild and pristine local beach is a perfect choice for backpackers and those who are seeking for adventure. the beach has a slight slope with turquoise blue water and soft white sand running along the beach. Moreover, Nam O Beach boasts an area with a wide range of majestic rock outcropping from the sea and bumping on other rocks.
There is a small village making fish sauce, so don’t miss the chance to visit it. Nam O fish sauce is completely made from selectively fresh anchovy caught from the nearby ocean, making it a special taste. To have a vivid look about local life of fishermen, you can ask to take a boat with the locals when they go fishing. It is definitely a memorable experience.
Location: Hoa Hiep Nam Ward, Lien Chieu District, Danang City.
Thanh Binh Beach
Just about 4km away from Danang City center or 2km from Danang Train Station, Thanh Binh Beach is mainly popular for locals in weekends and holidays. It is a perfect place to unwind thanks to its peaceful beauty and clearness. This 1km-long beach is home to mostly mid-range hotels and local seafood restaurants. Like other beaches in Danang, you can also enjoy a day of windsurfing, swimming, and yachting on Thanh Binh Beach.
Location: Thanh Binh Ward, Hai Chau District, Danang City.
Tien Sa Beach
Tien Sa Beach is set on the western end of the Son Tra Mountains and close to Tien Sa Port. It offers a nice strip of beach with practically no foreigners, mainly some local fishermen and domestic travelers. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, Tien Sa Beach provides a quiet and intimate beach escape from the crowds.
Scrolling around the beach, you can find out some 3-star accommodation such as Navy Hotel Danang (Tien Sa Lodge) and Tien Sa Resort for your stay.
Location: Son Tra Peninsula, Tho Quang Ward, Son Tra District, Danang City.