The recent years have seen Vietnam emerge as a must-see destination in Southeast Asia. Its landscapes are beautiful, beaches are pristine, and culture is richly influenced by both the west & the east. And just as each region has its own beauty to boast about in different seasons of the year, there’s a lot to experience in Vietnam in summer as well.
And if you’re planning a holiday in Vietnam this summer, we give to you a list of best places to visit in the country for a perfect summer vacay.
1. Halong Bay: Limestone mountains rising from emerald waters
The UNESCO-listed world heritage site of Halong Bay needs to be on the itinerary of every traveler, especially if one is visiting Vietnam in summer or spring. The destination is most famous for the cruise tours past the towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. However, those visiting in summers can discover the bay in an entirely different way. Tourists can relax on the shores, visit the cool caves, swim in the glittering waters, or take a seaplane ride.
Don’t miss: Cruise tours in & around the Bay, parasailing, and swimming
2. Nha Trang: Hub for watersports
Nha Trang is renowned for its crescent-shaped coastline, pristine beaches, and turquoise bay. The bay is dotted with small islands and is surrounded by an array of hills. Those visiting this part of Vietnam in summer can also enjoy windsurfing, parasailing, undersea walking, and flyboarding.
Don’t miss: Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam, Po Nagar Tower, Vinpearl Land amusement park, scuba diving, and Long Son Pagoda
3. Con Dao: The mysterious group of islands
The islands of Con Dao find their mention among the most mysterious islands in the world. Beautiful & primitive beaches, corals, forests, and other attractions of the archipelago are perfect for a summer Vietnam trip. The famous Six Senses Con Dao resort here adds to the charm of this beautiful Vietnamese destination.
Don’t miss: French Tiger Cages at Phu Tuong, Dat Doc beach, An Son Buddhist temple, and Con Dao museum
4. Phu Quoc: The most beautiful beach destination in Vietnam
Phu Quoc is yet another beach destination for a summer in Vietnam. The largest island in Vietnam can be accessed by ship or plane. Its Khem Beach, Sao Beach, Ham Ninh fishing village, splendid corals, and unique seafood dishes make it a perfect summer getaway.
Don’t miss: Fish Sauce factory, Cau Prison, scuba diving, and snorkeling