Hoi An offers a choice of magnificent beaches in and around Hoi An as well as stretching all the way north to Da Nang, including the following…
Relax on Cua Dai Beach, a 30km crescent of pristine white sand that stretches all the way up the coast to Danang or surf off Non Nuoc beach, known as China Beach by US GIs who surfed there while on R&R during the Vietnam War.
Stroll along this narrow 30km-long crescent of pristine white sand, fringed with palm trees that stretches all the way up the coast to Danang.
Enjoy a snack from a local stall or cool-of with a drink from a beachside bar. Deck chairs are available for a small fee to relax and enjoy the sea view across to the Cham Islands, situated around 13km south of Hoi An town.
Cua Dai Beach is popular among locals at weekends, but often deserted at other times and is located just 4km east of Hoi An.
Cua Dai Beach is home to several beachfront resorts including the Sunrise Premium Resort Hoi An, Palm Garden Beach Resort & Spa and the Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort.
Wander this stunning white-sand beach, which also claims the same sobriquet as China Beach by US GIs who surfed here while on R&R during the Vietnam War.
It is now home to the 4-star Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort.
Relax on the beach or make use of watersports facilities so you can go surfing, body boarding, wind surfing, jet skiing, sailing and sea kayaking. Rent a bike and explore the coastline or head to the deep sea for game fishing adventures.
Non Nuoc Beach is located just 15km north of Hoi An and 9km south of Danang.
(Danang) – Further north lie the beautiful white sands of Bac My An Beach, now home to the luxury 5-star Furama Resort, which offers a wide range of facilities including sailing, windsurfing, sea kayaking, body boarding, water skiing, jet skiing, wake boarding and diving.
The nearby Son Tra Peninsula (Monkey Mountain) offers scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing and swimming among colourful reef fish. Or rent a bike to explore trails surrounding Son Tra Mountain (693m), overlooking pretty coves and white-sand beaches. Look out for noisy red-mouth monkeys.
Bac My An Beach is 22km north of Hoi An and just 6km east of the centre of Da Nang.
(Danang) – A one-time favourite of war time GIs, previously known as China Beach, My Khe offers a 9km-long stretch of smooth white sand that shelves gently into calm waters.
Watch local fishermen paddle their tiny wicker coracle fishing boats through the breaking waves or explore the 30km-long coastline dotted with several beaches including Nam O Beach (Red Beach), where the first US combat troops reportedly came ashore in the 1960s.
Located about 24km north of Hoi An and 6km east of Danang, the 50m-wide beach is safe for swimming and provides beachside facilities such as seafood restaurants and stalls as well as several nearby hotels.
Latest update: Hoi An beaches: 18 November, 2018
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