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Best Beaches in Saigon Ho Chi Minh


Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is an inland city and does not have direct access to beaches. However, there are several beautiful beaches near Saigon that are worth visiting. Here are 10 best beaches near Saigon along with descriptions:

  1. Vung Tau Beach: Located about 125 kilometers from Saigon, Vung Tau offers a relaxing beach getaway with golden sands, clear waters, and a laid-back atmosphere. It’s a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.
  2. Long Hai Beach: Situated between Vung Tau and Ho Tram, Long Hai Beach is known for its tranquil surroundings, palm-fringed shores, and calm waters. It’s a great place to unwind and enjoy the natural beauty.
  3. Ho Coc Beach: Located about 125 kilometers east of Saigon, Ho Coc Beach is famous for its pristine white sand, crystal-clear waters, and peaceful atmosphere. It’s a hidden gem for those seeking a quiet beach escape.
  4. Ho Tram Beach: Situated near the Ho Tram Strip, this beach offers a combination of natural beauty and upscale resorts. It boasts long stretches of soft sand, clear waters, and stunning sunsets.
  5. Can Gio Beach: Located within the Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve, this beach offers a unique coastal experience. It’s known for its mangrove forests, wildlife, and serene atmosphere.
  6. Con Dao Islands: Although not near Saigon, the Con Dao Islands are worth mentioning for their stunning beaches. With pristine turquoise waters, white sands, and a tranquil environment, these islands are a paradise for beach lovers.
  7. Nha Trang Beach: While not directly accessible from Saigon, Nha Trang is a popular beach destination in Vietnam. It offers beautiful beaches, vibrant nightlife, and a range of water activities.
  8. Mui Ne Beach: Located about 200 kilometers northeast of Saigon, Mui Ne is known for its unique sand dunes and beautiful beach. It’s a popular spot for water sports such as kitesurfing and windsurfing.
  9. Phan Thiet Beach: Situated close to Mui Ne, Phan Thiet offers a mix of natural beauty and cultural attractions. The beach features golden sands, clear waters, and a variety of resorts and restaurants.
  10. Doc Let Beach: Located north of Nha Trang, Doc Let Beach is known for its pristine shores, shallow waters, and peaceful ambiance. It’s a great place to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty.
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