The best activities in Nha Trang are found at the coastal town’s beaches and clear azure and crystal waters, dense rainforests, historical sites, and natural hot springs. Catering to a wide range of budgets and preference, these activities are great for experiencing the local culture and natural surroundings.
Emperor Cruises introduces the first-ever exclusive all-inclusive Vietnamese cruise experience. The personal service onboard the elegant ships will exceed your clients’ expectations, allowing them to indulge themselves as they explore Nha Trang Bay. You can choose from the following programs: Day cruises, Sunset Cocktail, and Dinner Cruise, Romance on The Bay
The majority of scuba diving excursions in Nha Trang take place within Nha Trang Bay Marine Protected Area; the shallow water is most suitable for beginners who will see a wide variety of small colorful tropical fish, moray eels, and puﬀerfsh as well as thriving coral reefs.
Cycling tours are among the best (and healthiest) ways to explore Nha Trang’s beautiful countryside, pristine waterfalls, and verdant mountains. The cycling route passes Nha Trang’s vast paddy fields, waterfalls, rural villages, and iconic landmarks such as Alexandre Yersin’s Tomb and Bai Ho Waterfalls. While there are plenty of bicycle tour operators in Nha Trang, the most popular one is Vietnam Active, which also oﬀers yoga, rafting, and kayaking.
As odd as it may sound, mud baths are popular amongst travelers looking to relax after a day exploring Nha Trang. Locals believe the all-natural mud contains a wide array of minerals that can help relieve fatigue, remove dead skin cells, strengthen bones, and alleviate pain. Highly recommended is the Thap Ba Hot Springs Centre which is a 15-minute drive from Nha Trang.
As Vietnamese food is gaining massive popularity worldwide, attending a cookery class is a good way of experiencing the local culture. Available in many local restaurants and five-star hotels in Nha Trang, it is a half-day session that starts with a morning stroll to the local market, selecting ingredients and prepare traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Address: Au Co Road, Cua Dai, Hoi An
A popular choice for luxury holidaymakers for an escape to the islands in Nha Trang. The hotel is located on dramatic Ninh Van Bay, with its impressive rock formations overlooking the East Sea, white-sand beach and towering mountains behind, all adding to the sense of being at one with nature. The hotel is just 15 minutes by speedboat from the mainland.
Address: Beachside Tran Phu Boulevard, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
A combination of traditional Vietnamese touches with locally-inspired architecture and modern conveniences. Rooms are either situated in the lush tropical gardens or with breathtaking sea views across the bay. All rooms have their own private terrace along with all the usual five-star comforts.
Address: 12-14 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
The only colonial-style hotel, it is idyllically located in the heart of the city, a step to the beach and within walking distance of major sightseeing, shopping, and tourist locations. This five- star boutique hotel has 120 mainly seafront balcony rooms with a gorgeous view over Nha Trang Bay.
Address: Ninh Van Bay, Ninh Hoa, Khanh Hoa
Located between Cam Ranh Airport and Nha Trang City, it is a bright, airy, serene and tropical destination with 342 beautifully appointed rooms, suites, and bungalows. An array of world-class facilities includes two private beaches with watersport activities, a big seafront free-form swimming pool, spa, gym, driving range, 4 food and beverage outlets, and a large convention center as well as a grand banqueting hall.
Address: 26-28 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
The hotel oﬀers an ocean view from all 284 rooms and has a host of innovative facilities designed to appeal to business and leisure travelers alike. A full-service spa, health club, and outdoor pool invite wellness pursuits and ample opportunities for relaxation.
Address: Ninh Van Bay, Ninh Hoa District, Nha Trang
A total of 35 luxury villas in several styles provide the discerning traveler with the ideal choice of accommodation type. The style is a blend of eco-modern with traditional Vietnamese touches and state-of-the-art technology. Details have been intelligently addressed to ensure comfort and wellbeing, from an indulgent rain shower to a personalized in-villa bar. And there are private plunge pools for guests who may not feel like walking to the beach.
Address: Hon Tre Island, Nha Trang
Exclusively set on a separate island in one of the world’s most beautiful bays, Vinpearl Luxury Nha Trang guests begin their way with a 40-minute private transfer followed by a 7-minute cruise on a luxury yacht, the Aquabus 44. Golf lovers can tee oﬀ on the 18-hole golf course on the island.
Address:88A Tran Phu, Nha Trang
Best Western Bhuvana Hon Tam Island Resort is a high-end resort, an eco-friendly leader in the hotel industry using solar energy, wind power, natural gas, and rainfall water. Each stand-alone bungalow is unique, with its own private balcony and a common terrace. From each bungalow, guests can enjoy the sight of one of the most beautiful bays in the world cocooned in five-star luxury.
Address: 50 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
The Novotel can be a fun resort-style leisure accommodation or a sophisticated conference venue. Located on the main street of Nha Trang, with 154 modern rooms, each with a terrace and stunning sea view, the hotel has a pool, spa, restaurant, bar and meeting rooms catering to up to 200 delegates.
Address:18 Tran Phu, Nha Trang
Extensive facilities and services include outdoor grand swimming pools, a private beach oﬀering sun loungers, thatched parasols and resort-style service, plus nightly traditional music performances.
Address: 42 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang
This beachside hotel has comfortable rooms including a balcony with a view of the sea, satellite television and mini-bar. Other facilities include a lobby bar, 24-hour room service, restaurant, business center, conference room, beauty salon, discotheque, casino, massage, souvenir shop and swimming pool.
Address: 9 Dong Cat, Ward Ninh Hai, Ninh Hoa
Around 60km from Nha Trang City, and landscaped with lush grass and palm trees, this is an idyllic setting for this 4-star luxurious resort. Privately owned, and tastefully designed to oﬀer every conceivable luxury to guests who require a tranquil and personal paradise, the hotel has 54 rooms and a range of watersports on oﬀer.
Address: 72 - 74 Tran Phu Street, Loc Tho, Nha Trang
Designed for both business and leisure travel, Starcity Nha Trang Hotel is ideally situated in Loc Tho; one of the city’s most popular locales. The hotel lies 0.3 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel oﬀers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations.
Address: Bai Dong, Cam Hai Dong, Cam Lam
Located between the airport and city, the resort has 50 rooms divided into two main categories, villas and condos. All villas are identical and boast a full ocean view, with only one factor separating them, this being the choice of a private splash pool or garden. Rooms are designed with ultimate luxury in mind, blending contemporary living with complete comfort.
Address: 4 Pasteur, Xuong Huan Ward, Nha Trang
The Michelia Hotel is an ideal destination located in the heart of Nha Trang close to downtown, the railway station, and the beach. The 12-story hotel oﬀers panoramic views of both the city and ocean and has 201 well-equipped, spacious rooms and friendly and hospitable staﬀ.
Address: Ninh Tinh Village, Ninh Phuoc Hamlet, Ninh Hoa
Quite isolated, the Wild Beach Resort & Spa is located on the beach in Ninh Phuoc village. It is set amongst over 70 acres of beautifully landscaped mountainous tropical forest with a private, soft, white-sand beach facing the mouth of the Van Phong gulf. Traveling time by car from Nha Trang city center is one hour.
Address: Dong Hai, Ninh Hai, Ninh Hoa, Hon Khoi
The house is located on the shore at the end of a village road. An the open pavilion serves simple food and in the evening seafood is barbecued on a blazing fire, lulled by the lapping waves and the simplicity of this quaint resort
Address: 34/6 Nguyen Thien Thuat Street
This restaurant supports local orphanages and provides scholarships programs. Flavors are predominantly Vietnamese, with specials including curries, clay pots and steaming hot pots. You can also have a cooking class at this restaurant.
Address: 3/2A Tran Quang Khai
Stylish restaurant with a hospitable atmosphere and a winning lineup of ﬂavorsome clay-pot, curry, noodle, rice, and stir-fry dishes. Lilting traditional music and waitresses in ao dai add to the vibe.
Address: 72 - 74 Tran Phu Street
A beachfront institution. People-watch from elegant seating by day, sip on a cocktail at sundown, dine on gourmet food under the stars and then burn it all oﬀ on the dance ﬂoor. There are three separate menus – Vietnamese, international and Indian.
Address: 34 Tran Quang Khai Street, Nha Trang
Serving traditional French cuisine since 2001, this is the place for a steak tartare, a brochette or some serious format. There’s a daily specials board, and, for those who like to quaﬀ, the wine list is the city’s best.
Address:38 Tran Phu Street
It is located from 41st ﬂoor to 43rd ﬂoor of Best Western Premier Havana Nha Trang. It has been launched from July 2015 but it seems to be always crowded with customers. It includes 360 Skydeck (allows guests to experience the beautiful beach city from unrivaled heights), skywalk & pool deck (Skylight’s glass allows guests to look directly down to the ground ﬂoor creating spectacular and exciting photo opportunities), lighthouse (standing tall and shining as a beacon for Nha Trang Bay), rooftop beach club (features handcrafted specialty cocktails, beers, international cuisines…).
Address: 96 Nguyen Thien Thuat Street
Specialize in Vietnamese and Italian food. The food is excellent and the staﬀs are great and nice. It provides various menu as well.
Address: 136 Bach Dang St.
A style of Japanese restaurant with serving traditional food such as Japanese-style barbecue with charcoal grill smokeless system, sushi…
Address: 27 Phu Dong Park (Central Park), Tran Phu
It’s located directly on the seashore near the beach in the center of Nha Trang Park. The restaurant is always crowded with Russian customers.
By air: Nha Trang is serviced by Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR), 30 kilometers south of the city. You will find domestic ﬂight tickets departing
from Ho Chi Minh City (1 h), Hanoi (1h 50min), Da Nang (1h) and Haiphong (1h 45min). Moreover, there are direct ﬂights arriving from China and South Korea, Russia.
By bus: you are planning to take a bus from Ho Chi Minh City, it will take you about 9 hours. You can either go to one of the bus stations or buy the tickets through some of the multiple travel agencies in Ho Chi Minh City. There are also daily departures from Da Nang or from Dalat (4hours).
By train: The Nha Trang train station is in the center of the town, west to the cathedral. It has good connections to destinations including Danang and Ho Chi Minh City which both take about 8h. It is also possible to get there from Hanoi and get the chance to appreciate the marvelous beauty of the coast. However, this is a long 27 hours only possible for those athletes with time.
Nem Nuong is a specialty of Khanh Hoa Province (where Nha Trang City is located). It is the name of the main element of the dish – grilled pork sausage. Beside Nha Trang, Nem Nuong Ninh Hoa (a district in Khanh Hoa province) is also popular and you will recognize that some Nem Nuong restaurants located in Nha Trang are from Ninh Hoa.
Given Nha Trang’s six-kilometer coastline, it’s no surprise that Bun Cha Sua is one of its must-try delicacies. The dish comprises of rice vermicelli, jellyfish, and steamed sailfish fillet in a sweet and savory fish broth, though some eateries add in crab, shrimp, and pork to the ensemble. A popular breakfast amongst locals, you can find many vendors selling Bun Cha Sua at Bach Dang Street and Nha Trang’s street markets. Another variation is Banh Canh cha ca, which comes with thick noodles and generous slices of fish cakes.
Nha Trang citizens often treat their guests to Goi Ca Mai to show their hospitality because it requires lots of time and effort to prepare. Deep herring (Ca Mai in Vietnamese) is the size of a thumb, flat, has no scales, and it’s less smelly than much other fish out there. This kind of fish is only used to make the salad.
Banh can comprise crispy rice cake topped with your choice of a quail egg, fresh or dried meat and seafood. Found all over Nha Trang, these rice cakes are freshly prepared in circular pans over a coal brazier and are sold in pairs due to their rather small size. The best way to enjoy Banh Can is by dipping it with the sauce that’s made with fish sauce, lime, chili, and garlic. Some vendors offer Banh Can with raw vegetables, pork meatballs, and shredded green mango.
The central beach stretches along Tran Phu Street, beautiful long beach, clear blue water, always full of sunshine, this is the ideal beach for the city people and visitors.
Doc Let is the shallowest beach among all the beautiful beaches in Nha Trang. This beach has very small and light waves, so it is quite safe for everyone to swim, including the elderly and children. Therefore, this is also a beach that families choose to have fun, resort and swim a lot.
Bai Tru is located on Hon Tre Island in Vinh Nguyen Ward, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province. Bai Tru is known as one of the ideal, clean and beautiful beaches of Nha Trang.
The sea in Nha Trang is a symbol of pristine because there are still many pristine beaches here and have never been touched by a human. Therefore, your visit to Nha Trang will certainly not be complete if you do not set foot on Bai Dai Beach in Nha Trang.
Dai Lanh Cape is located between the boundary of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa, about 80km from the coastal city of Nha Trang and about 30km from Tuy Hoa town. This beach is famous for its quite wide, long with blue sea, sparkling sunlight and busy atmosphere by busy boats and ships.
Address: 24 Nguyen Trung Truc, Nha Trang
An Cafe is one of the coffee chains in many provinces and is also a famous brand with vintage decoration.
Address: Villa 23, 86C Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang
Café has an extensive menu, snacks made quite tasty and beautifully decorated with vintage vibes, large space.
Address: 19, Nguyen Huu Huan, Phuoc Tien, Nha Trang
The decoration of café looks very romantic. The menu of drinks is various and separate, and also serves cakes.
Address: 08 Le Quy Đon, Nha Trang
Just outside the café, you can see the tropical atmosphere spreading around. Stepping inside is even more overwhelmed by the surrounded by trees and flowers. Every corner has flowers, every corner has a slippery tree.
Address: 32-34 Tran Phu, Nha Trang
With an ancient and romantic decoration, Runam is always in the first position in the list of "shooting paradise". The view of the street, the sea view is the most attractive of the café. The inside of the restaurant is a wide, beautiful layout, cozy yellow lights.
Maximark Supermarket is a western-style supermarket that's just a five-minute walk away from Nha Trang Cathedral. The supermarket is situated on the first floor, where patrons can find an array of imported food items such as chocolates, noodles, frozen meat and seafood while apparel, cosmetics, and accessories are available on the upper levels. Patrons can also enjoy arcade games on the fourth floor, with tokens priced at VND 2,000 each. Meanwhile, Lotte Cinema showcases the latest English movies for about VND 50,000.
Located in Tran Phu Beach, Ngoc Bich Gift Shop specializes in fine jewelry and handicrafts made with raw materials from the sea. Great as gifts and travel mementos, the store sells an array of hair ornaments, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, bangles, anklets, rings, cufflinks, and brooches. There are also cute animal caricatures that are shaped using tortoise shells, lobsters, and shell curtains. Ngoc Bich Gift Shop even sells framed mother-of-pearl works of the Vietnamese countryside from VND 100,000 onwards.
Open in 2011, Nha Trang Centre is the first shopping mall of its kind in this coastal city. Situated right on the beachfront street of Tran Phu, Nha Trang Centre is a modern shopping mall housing all the fashionable brand labels. There are also local designer fashion accessories, cosmetics, jewelry, perfume, sportswear and children's wear, etc.
When it comes to street markets in the popular coastal town, Nha Trang Market is hailed as the busiest of its kind. Open as early as 04:00 until 18:00 every day, local craftsmen, farmers and fishermen gather to sell an extensive array of handmade clothes, trinkets, seafood, fresh produce, and packaged goods to locals and tourists.
Moreover, Nha Trang has some shopping center such as Vincom Plaza Nha Trang, Big C, Hon Chong Center, etc
Address: 44 Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang.
Havana Club is located on Tran Phu street, considered to be the first bar of Nha Trang. Havana Club is located in the entertainment and dining complex of the Hotel Havana. With luxurious space, unique and modern design, this is the first and only bar of Nha Trang located completely underground. Havana Club regularly organizes music exchanges with famous singers. This is indeed a destination not to be missed for young people and enthusiasts, the exciting atmosphere, the passionate melody when traveling to Nha Trang.
Address: 18, Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang.
Yasaka 008 Night Club is located in a very favorable location, the top modern, vibrant entertainment place for young people and visitors in the city. The space outside the bar is decorated with flashing lights, attracting the eyes of anyone passing Tran Phu street. The interior of the restaurant is meticulously and meticulously designed to every detail, featuring a colorful ceiling light with different sizes.
Address: 42, Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang.
Nha Trang Lodge is famous for its luxurious, polite and gentle design with professional and perfect service style. This makes Lodge Club different from other Nha Trang bars and attracts a lot of young people in the city. It serves many famous wines of Italy, USA, France, Australia, ... and serves many styles with many different music genres.
Address: 72-74, Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang.
Despite being a long-standing bar in Nha Trang, established in 1994, Sailing Club is proud to be an international-class beach bar, restaurant, and club. The architecture of the Sailing Club is a unique combination of Asian and Mediterranean architectural styles, bringing a very romantic space. Sailing Club will make you unable to stand still with a modern sound system that brings you the best and most exciting tunes. The bar is open until about 4 am, promising to bring the party "rock" for you, your friends, colleagues.
Address: 38, Tran Phu, Loc Tho, Nha Trang.
Skylight Nha Trang is a rooftop bar, located on the 45th floor of Havana Hotel with an altitude of 141m, from here you can have a panoramic view of the beautiful coastal city of Nha Trang. The bar is designed in a modern style, bearing a Latin character, including 2 integrated spaces indoors and outdoors. Here often the top singers, models, DJs at home and abroad come to perform.