MUI NE THE PARADISE OF BEACH TOURIST
Mui Ne, Phan Thiet is famous for its long stretches of white sand, blue sea and rows of coconut trees. Visitors can come to Mui Ne year-round, each season "paradise of beach" brings a different beauty. From April to August is the most beautiful time in Mui Ne, this time the sea is clear and cool. August to December, will be suitable for surfing enthusiasts and adventurous sports for the moment.
From Ho Chi Minh City, tourists can easily move to Mui Ne by motorbike, bus or train.
Ho Chi Minh City, you can go towards Cat Lai ferry, go to Long Thanh and go to Ba Ria town, then follow Ho Tram direction through Loc An, then follow the coastal road towards Mui Ne, Phan Thiet. The total distance is about 230 km.
Mui Ne is not only a "paradise of entertainment" with a beautiful coastline, it is also famous for many historical and Cham Pa cultural sites. Here are 8 most famous destinations in Mui Ne, Phan Thiet.
Hon Rom Beach in Mui Ne
Hon Rom is the name of a small wild mountain located in Long Son hamlet, Mui Ne ward, Phan Thiet. Visitors should go to Hon Rom in the early morning or late afternoon to watch the sunrise and sunset. This is also an ideal campsite to camp camp fire at night or watch the stars. Clusters of beaches in Hon Rom smooth waves, no reefs and clear blue water, you can ask for directions to Rom 1, Hon Rom 2 or Thuy Trang beach to swim.
Hon Ghenh Mui Ne
Hon Ghenh is also known as Hon Lao, this place is about 1 km from Mui Ne and quite pristine. To get to Hon Ghenh, you can rent fishing boats or take a shuttle service from the resort or hotel.
Early in the morning you can come here to fish, then go scuba diving to see the coral, the evening is the best time to watch the sunset and sunset at sea.
Mui Ne Fishing Village
This is a place where you can discover the fishermen’s life in Mui Ne. Especially in the early morning, The Fishing Village looks like a lively picture with crowded boats on the shore and a lot of fresh seafood that the fishermen have just caught.
Visit to The Fishing Village, you can experience the fishermen’s life with their fishing business. Besides, you have a chance to choose and buy some fresh seafood such as: squids, fish, shrimps, crabs, snails, shellfish…they are not only delicious but the price is also better than anywhere. If you would like to enjoy fresh seafood with good price then the Fishing village is the most appropriate place for you.
Mui Ne Fairy Stream (or Fairy Spring)
Mui Ne Fairy Stream - the fairyland where the nature has created thousands of strange shapes such as sandy stalactites which look like the skyscrapers. They’re rock and wrapped by red sandy mountains. Of course, they add their roles to make the stream look more brilliant.
Only walking along the stream, you can feel clearly the coolness of the stream water. The scenery of Fairy Stream looks like a drawing which charms the tourists’ soul as well as someone who love miraculous nature. The color contrast actually show with the green of trees, the orange of stream water, the yellow orange of sand and the color of sandy stalactites.
The Red Sand Dunes Mui Ne
The Red Sand Dunes is an extremely nice landscape that attracts and delights many famous poets, artists and photographers. This place cannot be ignored when you visit to Mui Ne. It is named The Red Sand Dune because of its characteristic pantone primrose red color.
The White Sand Dunes Mui Ne
Mui Ne White Sand Dunes (Bau Trang Mui Ne) is the most beautiful destination in Mui Ne. This place is likened to a small Sahara Desert, attracts a lot of domestic and foreign tourists by the pure beauty of dreamlike meandering white sand hills. In the middle, there is a large natural freshwater lake with pristine water. In the lake, lotus flowers blossom with white and pink colors that make the scenery look more colorful.
Visiting Bau Trang, you can wander through the dunes for sightseeing, taking photographs or camping under the nature immense. More interesting, you should try interesting sliding sand game and other games such as hilltop-conquering to experience the unique changes of the sand dune as well as the thrill feeling. The sand-board rental price is 20.000 VND/ unit. You will feel that it’s so wonderful when sliding on the sand dunes, conquering from this hilltop to another.
Poshanu Cham Towers – Lau Ong Hoang
7 kilometers from Phan Thiet City, Poshanu Cham Towers are perched on Ba Nai Hill. This is one of the remained relics of Champa Kingdom. Despite of its small shape, it is the essence of Cham people’s art. Visiting this place, you can feel the majesty and mystery of these towers.
Ke Ga Lighthouse
20 kilometers from Phan Thiet to the south, Ke Ga Headland has rocks formed into a variety of incredible shapes which arouse guests’ curiosity. Although more and more hotels and resorts are built, Ke Ga Headland still remains its own wild, idyllic rustic and natural beauty with clumps of poplars and incredibly strange marble slab.
Do not forget to come over Dien Headland which is around 500 meters from the sea shore when you visit Ke Ga Headland. The lighthouse on the Dien Headland is designed by a French architect named Chnavat. It is famed for the tall and oldest lighthouse in South East Asia.
The fast-growing tourism that entails staying in Mui Ne is also very diverse. Guests can choose from budget homestay to luxury hotels and resorts. The homestay is usually far from the sea and serves mainly young people, foreign groups like new experiences.
The motels are often located deep in the niche, concentrating mainly on Huynh Thuc Khang street extending towards Hon Rom. The hotel in Mui Ne is very much focused mainly on Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street.
If you come to Mui Ne to relax, you should choose resorts. This type of accommodation is very diverse, from popular to high-end. Visitors can consider depending on their needs and budget. Anantara Mui Ne is one of the luxury resorts in Mui Ne. The resort is located on a long beach with 89 rooms. It is like a tropical garden facing the sea.
The design of the resort is Asian-inspired but inside is fully equipped with facilities and high-class services such as wine cellar, pool bar, spa, kids club, gym .. From the resort, visitors can admire the sunset, enjoy international cuisine, discover beautiful mountains or kite surfing on the sea.