The beautiful beaches of Da Nang
Da Nang’s stunning coastline is over 90km in total length, and stretches from the foot of the Hai Van Pass to the Marble Mountains. The city boasts numerous pristine beautiful beaches with bleached-white sand and crystal-clear blue water. They include My Khe, Nam O, Xuan Thieu, Thanh Binh, Tien Sa, Son Tra, Bac My An and Non Nuoc beaches. Local beaches are good for swimming all year round, but especially from May to August when the waves are gentle. On some of these beaches, lifeguard teams work from 5am to 8pm daily to ensure the safety of swimmers.
#1My Khe Beach
My Khe beach is 900m long and is popular with both locals and visitors. Once listed in the US Forbes Magazine as one of the 6 most beautiful beaches in the world, it is an idyllic beach with smooth sand and a gentle slope. There are hotels, restaurants, drinks stalls, and other services creating favorable conditions for visitors to relax. In addition, seafood specialties including prawns, crabs, fish, and cuttlefish are sold in many of the small shops at reasonable prices. My Khe Beach is now seeing the development of other activities for visitors, such as fishing, water-skiing, diving and yachting. It is 4km from My Khe Beach to Duy Tan University, the host of CDIO ASEAN 2018.
#2Non Nuoc Beach
Located at the foot of the Marble Mountains, Non Nuoc Beach stretches for 5km in Ngu Hanh Son District’s Hoa Hai Ward. This beach has a gentle slope, calm waves, and crystal-clear blue water all year long. In addition, visitors can find a wonderful selection of locally-caught fresh fish and seafood readily available for them to enjoy. After relaxing and bathing on the beach, visitors can explore the nearby Marble Mountains, with their ancient pagodas and sacred monumental caves, or watch the marble carvers in the stone carving village at the foot of the mountains. The beach hotels offer various services such as handicraft shops, massage, restaurants, tennis and other activities. Time spent on the Non Nuoc beach is sure to leave you with unforgettable memories and the desire to come back for more. It is 11.9km from Non nước Beach to Duy Tan University, the host of CDIO ASEAN 2018.
• Bac My An Beach: Another popular local beach is Bac My An in Ngu Hanh Son District’s My An Ward, about 7km south-east from the city center. The 4km-long beach boasts white sand, blue water and high-quality resorts: T18, My Da Dong 2, My Da Dong 3, Bac My An, Furama and Pullman Danang Beach Resort. In particular, the 5-star Furama Resort is well-equipped with lots of comfortable bedrooms and other excellent services. In addition, there are several smaller hotels and guest houses available for those who prefer cheaper accommodation. Bac My An Beach with its beauty and good services is truly a terrific place for locals and visitors to unwind and relax. It is 7km from Bac My An Beach to Duy Tan University, the host of CDIO ASEAN 2018.