Top five stunning beaches in Central Vietnam


As the geographical heart of Vietnam, Central Vietnam is the paradise of sea lovers with many gorgeous beaches. While Cua Lo Beach is well-known for tasty seafood, Thien Cam Beach owns an untouched, magnificent beauty and Cua Dai is the ideal destination for holidays. In this article, vietnambeaches recommend the best time to visit Central Vietnam and five must-visit beaches in your travel.

Best time to travel Central Vietnam

The middle region of Vietnam is the dry season (from June to August). During this period, the weather is pretty hot, making it the best time to visit appealing beaches in the center of Vietnam.

However, if you want to visit these stunning beaches in the off-season to avoid noise and inconvenience from the crowds of tourists and enjoy the peaceful sea views, coming to the beach between September and November is also a good choice. 

Must-see destinations in Central Vietnam

1. Cua Lo Beach (Nghe An Province)

As an outstanding beach in Central Vietnam, Cua Lo Beach attracts millions of visits each year. Located 18km from Vinh City, this gorgeous beach has become the perfect destination for summer vacations. With a 10km-long white sandy coast and crystal-clear water, Cua Lo is an ideal place for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as beach volleyball, surfing, parasailing and many more.

Cua Lo Beach

Cua Lo Beach

In addition to stunning views of the beach, Cua Lo is famous for cheap and tasty seafood such as shrimps, squids, crabs, sea snakes, etc. Tourists can easily enjoy these tasty local specialties in small restaurants along the coast.  

2. Thuan An Beach (Hue)

Located 15km from Eastern Hue, Thuan An Beach is a well-known tourist attraction in the middle region of Vietnam. When setting their foot on Thuan An, visitors cannot stop themselves from admiring the romance of the beach during the sunrise when the water along the coast is sparkling in the sunshine, creating a picturesque panorama.

Thuan An Beach

Thuan An Beach

Since the tourism services are not well developed in Thuan An, this lovely beach still keeps its pristine and peaceful beauty that you may feel hard to find anywhere else.

3. Thien Cam Beach (Ha Tinh Province)

Located 20km southeast of Ha Tinh, Thien Cam Beach charms visitors with its untouched beauty. Though the beach has been put into tourism operation, Thien Cam still remains its pristine and peaceful sceneries. The water is calm, still and so clear that you can easily see the bottom of the sea.

Thien Cam Beach

Thien Cam Beach

If you are looking for a getaway in Central Vietnam to escape crowded big cities with the fast pace of life, Thien Cam Beach is absolutely a perfect choice.

4. My Khe Beach (Danang)

Different from Thien Cam Beach, My Khe is a 900m-long beach but always experiences the bustling atmosphere. My Khe was voted in the top six of most charming beaches in the world by Forbes in 2005. Since then, the lovely beach has become the favorite destination for many visitors who love to have a leisure travel by the sea.

My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach at dawn

The high season in My Khe is the summer in Vietnam (between May and August). Coming to My Khe, you can take part in many interesting outside activities such as fishing, diving, and parasailing.

5. Cua Dai (Hoi An)

Located 5km from Hoi An, Cua Dai Beach is a must-visit destination for any tourist who comes to Hoi An for their travel. Cua Dai has a modern beauty and fresh beauty with lovely villas, convenient resorts, and five-star hotels.

Cua Dai Beach

Cua Dai Beach

Since Cua Dai Beach is the river mouth of Thu Bon River, there is a large concentration of fish here. Hence, the most attractive activity in this destination is fishing. Tourists will be able to go fishing from the coast or from a coracle hired by the local people. 

Among famous tourist attractions in Central Vietnam, beautiful beaches cannot be missed. If our list of top five beaches successfully persuades you to spend your vacation in the center of Vietnam, let’s pack your bags and have a nice trip!