Have a good day, first-time visitors to Nha Trang!

Located in southern Vietnam with a picturesque coastline stretching for 6 kilometers, Nha Trang has a range of mountains, primitive beaches, and over 19 neighboring islands. So where will you stay on this trip? Don’t worry, as one of the most popular tourist attractions in Vietnam, Nha Trang provides plenty of accommodation choices, from inexpensive homestays for backpackers to five-star resorts near the shore with state of the art facilities.

The list below compiled the highlights of the city, fantastic islands and beaches as well as advantages and disadvantages in each choice.

1. Hotel on Tran Phu beach

About 40 minutes from Cam Ranh International Airport, Tran Phu Beach is considered as the most prominent beach in Nha Trang. The iconic Tran Phu Street, also known as Pacific Ocean Highway, is a stunning coastline with plenty of luxury and mid-range beachfront resorts, hostels, souvenir shops, museums, and seafood restaurants.

Besides, this place offers a myriad of sport activities such as surfing, snorkeling, bicycle tours, and relaxation procedures like spa treatments, meditation, and yoga.

Suitable for:

  • People who are seeking for a busy nightlife
  • Travelers who want to be in the centre of all action
  • Foodies


  • Wide range of beach activities
  • Hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops cater to different budget levels.
  • Clean and well-maintained beach


  • Overcrowded during peak season of domestic travel (From May to July)
  • Traffic might be a problem during peak season.

2. Booking hotels on Nha Trang Islands

Nha Trang is surrounded by Ninh Van Bay, Van Phong Bay, Whale Island, Hon Tre, and Hon Tam Island, which are from a short ferry ride away.

It is an idyllic spot for travelers since Nha Trang offers plenty of luxurious resorts and iconic landmarks. For example, by taking a Vinpearl Cable Car, the lift system crossing the sea, travelers can reach Vinpearl Amusement Park on Hon Tre Island from their five-star resort. Nha Trang also offers a myriad of attractions like golf course, massive water park, aquarium, shopping center, and food village.

Suitable for:

  • Prosperous travelers
  • Families with young children


  • Tranquil and peaceful
  • Many kids-friendly sights


  • Lack of inexpensive accommodations.
  • Limited nightlife activities

3. Booking hotels in Nha Trang

Nha Trang offers affordable accommodation options within walking distance from attractions such as Po Nagar Cham Towers, Dam Market, and Long Son Pagoda.

Although you can easily explore the city on foot, you can make this process more fun by hiring a bike or motorbike to ride around the city. Moreover, you can easily book island tours for scuba diving, snorkeling, and sailing excursions since many travel companies are based in sun-kissed Nha Trang.

Suitable for:

  • The backpackers whose tight budget.
  • History/Outdoor lovers.


Historic heritages are located within walking distance.
Restaurants cater to different budget levels.
Pedestrian-friendly streets


  • Lack of beaches
  • Lack of luxurious resorts and hotels.

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