Da Nang has a coastline of 30 kilometres long, famous for many beautiful seashores stretching from the north to the south. It makes a perfect location for a beach break on your Vietnam holidays. They are calm seas with green water and nice temperatures throughout the whole year.
Out of all the beaches in the area My Khe is definitely the most popular and busiest. It stretches only for around 1 kilometre in lengh. It is one of the closest beaches to Hoi which can be reached in about half an hour drive.
It is an ideal and huge beach with smooth sand and a slight slope. Behind the beach is a dark green poplar forest, and beside, the Kinh River carries crystal water to the sea. The beach has coral, abundant plants and creatures along bankside and under sea. Especially, the beach is next to the city centre, in roads easy to come and by various means of transport.
The beach has hotels, pleasure-houses and various abundant services, creating favourable conditions for tourists to relax on the seashores. There are 50 well-equipped and comfortable bedrooms and lots of services in My Khe hotel. Many luxurious seaside villas with over 100 rooms are available for families. You can come here to play and rest at weekend.
American soldiers occupied a part of the beach before 1975. They established some premises for their relaxation and recreations. With some enabling conditions such as being near the city’s centre, large space, beautiful landscapes, and qualified services (hotels, restaurants, vehicles keeping site, fresh water bathing, sunshade and buoy lease), My Khe Beach is now convenient for developing kinds of services such as fishing, water-skiing, diving, yatch race and so on.
You can visit nearby interesting towns and cities such as Hue and Hoi An which are driving distance from Da Nang and you could also combine Hanoi with Da Nang in a twin centre sort of itinerary. Perhaps 2 to 3 nights in Hanoi followed by a week in Da Nang will make a perfect itinerary for you.