Southeast Coast of Vietnam is essentially a party destination, many revelers don't yet know about. The hidden beaches of this southeast asian country have surprised their discoverers with its breathtaking beauty. Flaunting a giant 3400 km coastline, Vietnam is blessed with lengthy beaches, tropical islands, beautiful lagoons, coves and whatnot. Basking on the sun loungers with mocktails in one hand is not a rare sight in the daytime. And beach parties are the order of the night. Indeed, it makes for a perfect beach holiday.
Being situated on the coast, it's hard to imagine sand dunes in Mui Ne. Well, be ready for a pleasent surprise. Visit the red sand dunes in Mui Ne for a sunrise or sunset and witness the imperial views. Many activities like renting a bike or sleds can also be enjoyed here. Experience unexpected rock formations at the Fairy Stream and get yourself clicked to live this dream later.
Con Dao Islands are the isolated stars.
Located off the south eastern coast, Con Dao Islands are the off beat isolated set of islands where one can just sit idly on the long stretches of ravishing white sand and enjoy a mocktail with nature. These are the next star destinations of Southeast Asia with increasing number of resorts and travelers. Go before it becomes too crowded.
Nha Trang and its nightlife
Nha Trang is one of the hippiest places in Vietnam. With five star hotels soaring on every corner, many bars and lounges have given it a lively ambience. There are many neighbourhoods which breathe in their own cultural zone offering puppet shows and light shows. But you can always count on Nha Trang when it comes to alcohol offerings, reverberating night clubs and dancing uptill the wee hours of the morning.
Tam Hai Island is where the beach holiday blends with history and architecture
Tam Hai island is even more isolated and even more small (6 km wide) island which comprises mostly of fishing villages and Cham ruins and graveyard. But if you're an curious history person, this place can be just more than a holiday. Feed your cultural buds with the ruins of ancient Cham dynasty marvels or go for some interaction with local villagers. Hire a bicycle or bikes to get a complete tour of the place.
About places in Southeast Coast
Nha Trang rules the list of best beach destination in Vietam. Not only can you enjoy ravishing beaches of the city, but it also forms a gateway for many small islands. Another charmer is Mui Ne which pleases your eyes and also your body (if you hire a masseur!). If you're searching for a less revelling hideaway, go to Con Dao Islands where you'll have a larger part of beaches because of less crowd. Of other coastal destinations in southeastern Vietnam, the favourite ones are Quy Nhon, Vung Tau and Phan Thiet.
Food in Southeast Coast
Vietnam delicacies are very popular among foreign tourists, especially Japanese. Southeastern coast is a go-to destination for luscious sea food. Prawns, crabs, squid, jellyfish and shellfish of all varieties are available here. Shrimp in tamarind sauce, pan-fried squid with pork stuffing and grilled red snapper are among the favourites. The supply is generally provided by the nearby fishing villages. Other than sea food, Bo Ne (Beef steak), Pho Noodle soup, Banh Cuon (Rolled cake) and Nem Nurong (Pork Skewers) are the recommended delicacies.
Culture, Religion & Language of Southeast Coast
This part of Vietnam is exploding with foreign tourists. With a lot of western impact on the country's culture, Vietnamese have still managed to keep their authenticity intact. There is very little religious influence in Southern coast of Vietnam.