Planning your summer getaway and not sure where to go? Vietnam is the ideal choice and these are some destinations here that you should visit.
Mui Ne & Phan Thiet
Located by the coast, the traditional fishing villages of Mui Ne and Phan Thiet feature idyllic beaches, historical attractions and natural beauty. Things to do include kitesurfing at Mui Ne Beach, quad biking at the White Sand Dunes, sand-sledding at the Red Sand Dunes, visiting the ancient Po Shanu Cham Towers and hiking up Ta Cu Mountain.
Hanoi, the Capital
Make time to head to the nation’s capital, Hanoi. Accommodation can easily be found here with properties like Somerset Grand Hanoi near key attractions such as the Old Quarter with its colonial architecture, bustling markets and Buddhist temples. Not to be missed are visits to the One Pillar Pagoda and the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre too.
Ha Long Bay
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ha Long Bay offers both laidback and adventure-filled holidays. Embark on a day or overnight cruise to visit some of its countless limestone islands; swim, snorkel or kayak amidst emerald waters, soak up the sun at pristine beaches and explore attractions such as the Sung Sot Cave and Cat Ba National Park.
Phu Quoc Island
The country’s largest island, Phu Quoc is another favourite amongst summer destinations in Vietnam. Beachside bliss awaits at its pristine shorelines including the Bai Sao and Bai Khem beaches; you can also go hiking at the Phu Quoc National Park, have fun at the Vinpearl Land Amusement Park and visit the Ham Ninh Fishing Village.