My Khe Beach, the best area to stay in Da Nang
Lauded as one of the most beautiful beaches in all of Asia, My Khe Beach is the best area to stay for fun in the sun. This 9 km stretch of white sand on the eastern coast of Vietnam is located midway between popular touristic cities, Hanoi to the north and Ho Chi Minh City to the south. My Khe’s sandy shores and year round warm waters are only the beginning of your options for a delightful vacation.
My Khe’s beaches hold luxury resorts, dining for every taste and budget, nightlife, and excellent spas. Restaurants, cafes, and bars line every kilometer of the beach, many of which have sea views. One can rent lounging chairs and umbrellas, or enjoy water sports, such as jet skis or parasailing at the waterfront. The southern half of the beach strip is known as My An. Here you will find many casinos and luxury beach front accommodation. Wonders of nature are appreciated at the Marble Mountains, located near the southern end of the My Khe beach strip. While at the northern end of the beach , known as Man Thai, locals set up shop selling fresh fish caught that day. Spectacular sea and city views are accessible near the Man Thai region of My Khe, from “Monkey Mountain”, the northern tip of Son Tra.
My Khe is also well located for transport with the city centre only 5km out. Arriving by air is simplified with the International airport only 25 minutes away by car. Additional cultural and historical sights are easily reached. The incredibly preserved ancient town of Hoi An is only 25 km away. MyKhe beach has modern shops and facilities making it a carefree place to stay in Da Nang.
Other areas to stay in Da Nang
For the urbanite adventurer, Da Nang city centre is the best area to stay. The city centre of Da Nang has everything a tourist needs. Beaches are still within minutes, yet unique outdoor, cultural, and entertainment options are also abound in the city centre. The expansive Công Viên 29/3 Park includes a vast lake, surrounded by a jogging path, as well as an animal sanctuary and rollercoaster. The Cham Museum (Bảo Tàng Chăm) set along the river to the east shares the aesthetic Vietnamese tradition of sculpture carving. Asia Park, an amusement fair in the southern part of the city centre promises fun for all ages. Take a ride on the Ferris Wheel for sweeping views of the region. Other rides and on-site restaurants are themed from various Asian cultures.
Bac My An Beach
The quiet, sloping beaches of Bac My An offer a peaceful getaway near Da Nang. Located just south of My Khe, 7 km from central Da Nang, this is a nice area to stay for solitude and serenity, while still having access to all the sights this region of Vietnam has to offer.