Nha Trang

Travel Guide
Nha Trang showing motorcycle riding, street scenes and a coastal town

One of Vietnam’s best-known beach cities offers blue-green waters and white sand close to cafés, historical sites and restaurants serving delicious local cuisine.

Nha Trang became a popular beach getaway over the course of the 20th century. Today it attracts visitors from all over the world and has recently seen a period of rapid development. Although apartment buildings and upmarket hotels are now a common sight around the beach and tourist areas, it only takes a short walk to find the narrow streets and houses that represent the Nha Trang of old.

Nha Trang’s main beach is by far its biggest asset, and its beauty lives up to its fame. To escape the crowds, however, head across the bridge to Bai Duong Beach where the waters are calmer, the sand is cleaner, and there are fewer people to obstruct your view of the sea.

To explore the world beneath the waves, organize a diving session with one of many schools in the city. Instructors are excellent and rates are low. Snorkelers can access the biggest and best range of marine life by jumping aboard a boat and heading out to the nearby islands. Anyone looking to try their hand at surfing can take lessons or just rent a board and go.

The weather in Nha Trang is warm and fine before October and after mid-December. If you are visiting in the wet season, which includes winter, the city has plenty of indoor attractions to keep you busy on a rainy day. Vietnam’s National Oceanographic Museum and a museum dedicated to the bacteriologist Alexandre Yersin are both well worth a visit.

Experience local heritage at the Po Nagar Cham Towers. A relic from the Cham civilization of the eighth century, this temple complex is still a place of worship today. Other landmark buildlings include the Long Son Pagoda temple and Nha Trang’s cathedral, a dramatic French neo-Gothic construction.

At night, enjoy the excellent restaurants and bars all around the city. Note that things usually wind down well before midnight.

Nha Trang is a place to spend hot summer days lounging on the beach or sipping a cool drink at a café. If you ever need a break from the beach, you’ll still find plenty to see and do inland.

Where to stay in Nha Trang

Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa
Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
26-28 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £43 per night from 19 Dec to 19 Dec
Located in Tran Phu Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within a 10-minute walk of Khanh Hoa Museum, Alexandre Yersin Museum and Vincom Plaza ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (996 reviews)
"Friendly staff and good service"

Reviewed on 5 May 2021

Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa
Amiana Resort Nha Trang
Amiana Resort Nha Trang
5 out of 5
Nha Trang Bay, Pham Van Dong St., Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
The price is £63 per night from 29 Nov to 29 Nov
Offering direct access to the beach, this Nha Trang resort is within 6 mi (10 km) of Po Nagar Cham Towers, Thap Ba Hot Spring Center and Dam Market. Nha Trang ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (363 reviews)
Perfect vacation
"The hotel beautiful, the water was crystal clear and the service was amazing! Will definitely go back!"

Reviewed on 27 May 2021

Amiana Resort Nha Trang
Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang
Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang
5 out of 5
Vinpearl Land, Hon Tre Island, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
The price is £100 per night from 28 Dec to 28 Dec
Nestled on the beach, this Nha Trang resort is next to a golf course, 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Vinpearl Beach and 16.3 mi (26.2 km) from Bai Dai Beach.
4.1/5 Very Good! (375 reviews)
Fun resort
"Overall great stay. The original resort has more amenities (spa, bigger pool, water activities, etc.) but rooms felt dated. I had difficulty reaching a live person prior to my stay to confirm details, still not sure if there is an english speaking front desk/customer service line. Had an amazing ..."

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

Vinpearl Resort Nha Trang
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Ariyana SmartCondotel Nha Trang
Ariyana SmartCondotel Nha Trang
5 out of 5
18 Tran Hung Dao, Nha Trang
The price is £38 per night from 12 Dec to 12 Dec
This family-friendly Nha Trang aparthotel is located by the sea, within a 15-minute walk of Vincom Plaza Le Thanh Ton, Alexandre Yersin Museum and Tram Huong ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (158 reviews)
Great condos
"Stayed here for 10 nights, christmas 2019 and over new year. First we booked another hotel, but after 1 night we had to book another. Will absolutley book this first of, if i ever find my way to Nha trang again."

Reviewed on 19 Jan 2020

Ariyana SmartCondotel Nha Trang
Venity Villa Nha Trang
Venity Villa Nha Trang
4.5 out of 5
Vinh Nguyen Ward, Anh Nguyen Villa Compound, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
The price is £396 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Situated in Nha Trang, this luxury villa is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Vinpearl Cable Car and 1.3 mi (2 km) from Nha Trang Port. Louisiane Brewhouse and Sailing Club ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (11 reviews)
"The view was spectacular and so was the pool. However, the air-con was lacking and it was so hot in the entire house. Also there was miscommunication so our house was not tidied up on the second day."

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2019

Venity Villa Nha Trang
The Costa Nha Trang Residences
The Costa Nha Trang Residences
5 out of 5
32-34 Tran Phu, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
The price is £55 per night from 5 Dec to 5 Dec
Located in Tran Phu Beach, this beachfront aparthotel is connected to the convention centre and within a 10-minute walk of Tram Huong Tower, Khanh Hoa Museum ...
4/5 Very Good! (126 reviews)
"這趟旅程之所以那麼美好就是因為這家飯店,房間的設備非常的齊全。乾淨且廚具、餐具齊全的廚房讓我們省了不少錢在吃飯的部分。早餐晚餐和愛人一起煮一起吃,感覺特別好。房間還有洗衣機可以使用,去沙灘回來可以洗所以髒的衣物非常方便。我期待下次的旅行住在這家飯店。"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2020

The Costa Nha Trang Residences
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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