Combining beautiful coastline with fine-sanded beaches, gorgeous islands, and natural phenomenon of sand dunes, Binh Thuan province is a great place to stay in Vietnam, making it possible for you to enjoy a wide variety of attractions.
Below, we have selected some of the most interesting places in this province that you should not skip if you find yourself in South Central Coast in Vietnam.
The incredible Mui Ne sand dunes
It doesn’t really matter whether you are looking for a relaxation or adventurous moments when it comes to sand dunes of Mui Ne, you won’t be bored. You can observe the magnificent white and red sanded areas, or you can test your skills in sand skiing, which is probably among the most popular recreational activities in Mui Ne. If you want to get the best of the dunes, you should visit them either early in the morning (about 5 am), or in the afternoon (about 4 pm). In these periods, the temperatures are not too high, so you can enjoy beautiful sunsets and sunrises. If you decide to have an ultimate relaxational experience in Mui Ne, besides sand dunes, you may want to check out the spa treatments and meditation areas in Bamboo Village Beach Resort & Spa.
The vivid Co Thach Beach
Being not only a pretty beach but at the same time a masterpiece of nature built of rocks and stones in incredibly vivid colors, starting from white, light blue, and yellow, all the way to green, pink, red, and purple, this beach is definitely one of the largest attractions in Binh Thuan province. The beach is also known as the seven-color stone bank of Vietnam and it looks just perfectly glittery when the waves in the sunsets splash the coastline.
The diamond of East Sea – Phu Quy Island
Phu Quy Island is abundant not only with fine-sanded beaches and Nho beach as one of the most popular ones but also with the numerous cultural and historical monuments. Some of the most impressive buildings in the island are Linh Quang pagoda, Van An Thanh („Temple of whale“), Linh Son pagoda, and many others. When you get tired of exploring the beaches and the history of the island, you will be able to enjoy some of the most delicious Vietnamese meals based on seafood – squids, fishes, cone snails, king crabs, etc.
The picturesque Bai Rang Beach
Green coconut trees, gorgeous coastline, open cast blocks of laterite stone, picturesque views. These are only some of the reasons why Bai Rang is one of the most popular beaches not only in Phan Thiet but in the entire province. Being 15 kilometers away from the center of the city, this beach is a great getaway from the rush and it is the most beautiful in the early morning.
The charming Cu Lao Cau Island
Are you willing to explore all of the charms of this beautiful island? Then you will have to be brave enough to experience a boat ride lasting around one hour. The island is 9 kilometers away from Tuy Phong district and it will enchant you with the diversity of big rocks that form some pretty interesting landscapes. The stunning combination of serene beaches, strangely shaped stones, and vibrant coral reefs will take your breath away.