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Da NangVietnam

Come to one of Vietnam’s largest’s cities for the beautiful beaches and stay for the historic sites and relaxed atmosphere.

Located halfway between ambient Hanoi and frantic Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang is creating its own reputation as an excellent base from which to explore fascinating relics and enjoy picturesque beaches.

Da Nang has a long history and reminders of the past are everywhere here. Look out for the French influence in the city’s architecture and spot the ruins of military bases from the Vietnam War.

Learn about Da Nang’s more ancient past at the Museum of Cham Sculpture. Here you can see hundreds of images and artefacts from centuries gone by. Visit the city’s many iconic pagodas, especially the glittering Phap Lam Pagoda in town. Don’t miss the giant pink Da Nang Cathedral, known to the locals as the “Con Ga” (rooster) church because of its weathervane.

Da Nang was once home to only two bridges, one built by the French and one built by the Americans. The pride of the city today is the Han River Bridge, the first bridge to be designed and built by the Vietnamese.

With 30 kilometres (19 miles) of coastline, there are plenty of opportunities for swimming, fishing, water skiing and sunbathing. My Khe Beach, known as China Beach when it was a favourite place for American soldiers to relax during the Vietnam War, is now a stretch of upmarket paradise. For a slower pace, seek out Lang Co Beach, a palm tree-lined beach between a turquoise lagoon and the sea.

Make sure you get to the Marble Mountains, to the south of Da Nang. These five hills, made of limestone and marble, were named after the five elements: fire, water, earth, metal and wood. Tunnels, caves and temples await the brave explorer here, as do many remnants from the war. The view from the top is particularly captivating.

Da Nang has a tropical climate, with a rainy season between September and December. The sea is calmest between May and August. The city is easily accessible by train, bus or plane.

Where to stay in Da Nang

Da Nang showing landscape views

Da Nang City Centre

4/5Very Good!(94 area reviews)

The beaches and stunning river views are top of the list for many visitors to Da Nang City Centre. A stop by Danang Cathedral or Han Market might round out your trip.

Da Nang City Centre
Son Tra, Da Nang, Vietnam

Son Tra

3.5/5Good!(4 area reviews)

Travellers come to Son Tra for its beaches, and you can see top attractions like My Khe Beach and Son Tra Mountain while you're in town.

Son Tra
Da Nang featuring general coastal views and a beach

Tho Quang Beach

3/5(1 area review)

Travellers enjoy Tho Quang Beach for its beaches and restaurants. Consider checking out Hoang Sa Beach while you're in the area.

Tho Quang Beach
Da Nang featuring a statue or sculpture, a pond and a garden

Ngũ Hành Sơn

4/5Very Good!(49 area reviews)

While visiting Ngũ Hành Sơn, you might make a stop by sights like Marble Mountains and My Khe Beach.

Ngũ Hành Sơn
Hai Chau, Da Nang, Vietnam

Hai Chau

Hai Chau is known for its beautiful river views, and you can make a stop by Danang Cathedral and Han Market while in the area.

Hai Chau
Thanh Khe, Da Nang, Vietnam

Thanh Khe

Thanh Khe is noteworthy for its restaurants, and you can plan an outing to Con Market and Danang Cathedral while you're in town.

Thanh Khe

Top hotels in Da Nang

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Melia Danang Beach Resort
Melia Danang Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
19 Truong Sa, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang
The price is £87 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Ngũ Hành Sơn resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Marble Mountains and BRG Da Nang Golf Resort. Asia Park and Dragon Bridge are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (715 reviews)
Great facilities.

"This is a very nice hotel with many facilities. There are lovely swimming pools, situated by a wonderful beach. The gym was good with nice view of pool & beach whilst working out. Spa area has sauna, steam room & jacuzzi plus the option to have many types of massage treatments. The staff were lovely. ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Melia Danang Beach Resort
Muong Thanh Grand Da Nang Hotel
Muong Thanh Grand Da Nang Hotel
4 out of 5
No 962, Ngo Quyen str, Son Tra dist., Da Nang
The price is £28 per night

Located in Son Tra, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Han River and Dragon Bridge. Han Market and Han River Bridge are also within 1 mile (2 km).

3.6/5Good! (195 reviews)
Nice hotel

"Nice hotel with good service. Breakfast buffet is just OK."…"

Reviewed on 7 Dec 2019

Muong Thanh Grand Da Nang Hotel
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
05 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Da Nang
The price is £98 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Ngũ Hành Sơn resort is just steps away from Non Nuoc Pagoda and Marble Mountains. My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,110 reviews)

"Staff very helpfull and excelent service Food was good and very clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2020

Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa

Popular places to visit in Da Nang

My Khe Beach
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My Khe Beach

4.5/5(73 reviews)

Enjoy many hours of relaxation on a beautiful white sandy beach where you can swim, sunbathe and stroll through a forest.

Ba Na Hills Cable Car
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Ba Na Hills Cable Car

4.5/5(75 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to Ba Na Hills Cable Car, a well-known attraction in Hoa Vang. You can enjoy the restaurants while in the area.

Dragon Bridge
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Dragon Bridge

4.5/5(97 reviews)

Watch the mythological beast breathe fire and spit water. Enjoy the dazzling light displays on one of the longest bridges in Vietnam.

Marble Mountains
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Marble Mountains

4/5(61 reviews)

Venture into tunnels, caves and passageways to see the Buddhist shrines and temples of the five large rock formations above Da Nang.

Non Nuoc Beach
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Non Nuoc Beach

4.5/5(19 reviews)

With warm, clear water and a jungle and mountain backdrop, this scenic beach with wonderful views is a great place to spend some time.

Han River
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Han River

4.5/5(37 reviews)

This vast river and its iconic bridges provide some of Da Nang’s most memorable sights.

Top things to do in Da Nang

Ba Na Hills Tour with Cable Car & Lunch from Da Nang/Hoi An
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Ba Na Hills Tour with Cable Car & Lunch from Da Nang/Hoi An

£66
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Underwater Walking Tour in Cham Islands
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Underwater Walking Tour in Cham Islands

£49
Per adult
One day visit Da Nang, Marble Mountains & Son Tra Peninsula
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One day visit Da Nang, Marble Mountains & Son Tra Peninsula

£31
Per adult
BANA HILLS – THE ROAD TO HEAVEN SCENERY
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BANA HILLS – THE ROAD TO HEAVEN SCENERY

£73
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Marble Mountain From Hoi An
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Marble Mountain From Hoi An

£18
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Scenic trip from Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van pass by car
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Scenic trip from Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van pass by car

£52
Per adult

Reviews of Da Nang

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
64
5 - Excellent 43.53741496598639%
4 - Good
71
4 - Good 48.29931972789116%
3 - Okay
11
3 - Okay 7.482993197278912%
2 - Disappointing
0
2 - Disappointing 0%
1 - Terrible
1
1 - Terrible 0.6802721088435374%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

20 Mar 2020

Loved the golden bridge and french village by cable car ..

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

27 Feb 2020

I very much enjoyed Da Nang - However the hotel experience was one of the worst iI have ever had.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

20 Feb 2020

Quiet city closes to the beach. I'd rather stay in short-term and great for being hub city for transportation.

5/5 - Excellent

Peter

30 Jan 2020

Special city with a fantastic beach

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

5 Jan 2020

Good place traffic a lot better than Hanoi plenty to do and if you want great food try the Luna bar.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

28 Dec 2019

Safe, clean and lots of things to do Modern without being cold.

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