Come to one of Vietnam’s largest’s cities for the beautiful beaches and stay for the historic sites and relaxed atmosphere.

Located halfway between ambient Hanoi and frantic Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang is creating its own reputation as an excellent base from which to explore fascinating relics and enjoy picturesque beaches.

Da Nang has a long history and reminders of the past are everywhere here. Look out for the French influence in the city’s architecture and spot the ruins of military bases from the Vietnam War.

Learn about Da Nang’s more ancient past at the Museum of Cham Sculpture. Here you can see hundreds of images and artefacts from centuries gone by. Visit the city’s many iconic pagodas, especially the glittering Phap Lam Pagoda in town. Don’t miss the giant pink Da Nang Cathedral, known to the locals as the “Con Ga” (rooster) church because of its weathervane.

Da Nang was once home to only two bridges, one built by the French and one built by the Americans. The pride of the city today is the Han River Bridge, the first bridge to be designed and built by the Vietnamese.

With 30 kilometres (19 miles) of coastline, there are plenty of opportunities for swimming, fishing, water skiing and sunbathing. My Khe Beach, known as China Beach when it was a favourite place for American soldiers to relax during the Vietnam War, is now a stretch of upmarket paradise. For a slower pace, seek out Lang Co Beach, a palm tree-lined beach between a turquoise lagoon and the sea.

Make sure you get to the Marble Mountains, to the south of Da Nang. These five hills, made of limestone and marble, were named after the five elements: fire, water, earth, metal and wood. Tunnels, caves and temples await the brave explorer here, as do many remnants from the war. The view from the top is particularly captivating.

Da Nang has a tropical climate, with a rainy season between September and December. The sea is calmest between May and August. The city is easily accessible by train, bus or plane.

Top hotels in Da Nang

Melia Danang Beach Resort
Melia Danang Beach Resort
4.5 out of 5
19 Truong Sa, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang
The price is P3,996 per night from 16 Oct to 17 Oct

Nestled on the beach, this Ngũ Hành Sơn resort is within 3 mi (5 km) of Marble Mountains and BRG Da Nang Golf Resort. Asia Park and Dragon Bridge are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (718 reviews)
Great facilities.

"This is a very nice hotel with many facilities. There are lovely swimming pools, situated by a wonderful beach. The gym was good with nice view of pool & beach whilst working out. Spa area has sauna, steam room & jacuzzi plus the option to have many types of massage treatments. The staff were lovely. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Melia Danang Beach Resort
Muong Thanh Grand Da Nang Hotel
Muong Thanh Grand Da Nang Hotel
4 out of 5
The price is P2,294 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct

Located in Son Tra, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Han River and Dragon Bridge. Han Market and Han River Bridge are also within 1 mile (2 km).

3.6/5Good! (195 reviews)
Nice hotel

"Nice hotel with good service. Breakfast buffet is just OK."…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

Muong Thanh Grand Da Nang Hotel
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
The price is P3,763 per night from 8 Oct to 9 Oct

Nestled on the beach, this Ngũ Hành Sơn resort is just steps away from Non Nuoc Pagoda and Marble Mountains. Non Nuoc Beach and Bac My An Beach are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,083 reviews)

"Staff very helpfull and excelent service Food was good and very clean rooms"…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
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Popular places to visit in Da Nang

My Khe Beach
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My Khe Beach

Enjoy many hours of relaxation on a beautiful white sandy beach where you can swim, sunbathe and stroll through a forest.

Dragon Bridge
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Dragon Bridge

Watch the mythological beast breathe fire and spit water. Enjoy the dazzling light displays on one of the longest bridges in Vietnam.

Marble Mountains
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Marble Mountains

Venture into tunnels, caves and passageways to see the Buddhist shrines and temples of the five large rock formations above Da Nang.

Non Nuoc Beach
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Non Nuoc Beach

With warm, clear water and a jungle and mountain backdrop, this scenic beach with wonderful views is a great place to spend some time.

Han River
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Han River

This vast river and its iconic bridges provide some of Da Nang’s most memorable sights.

Han River Bridge
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Han River Bridge

Vietnam’s first swing bridge is not only a vital transportation link, but also a modern architectural and artistic masterpiece.

Top things to do in Da Nang

Ba Na Hills Tour with Lunch & Fantasy Park
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Ba Na Hills Tour with Lunch & Fantasy Park

P9,935
Per adult
Car Hire & Driver: Full-day Bach Ma from Da Nang
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Car Hire & Driver: Full-day Bach Ma from Da Nang

P5,673
Per adult
Full Day Car Rental in Da nang and Hoi an
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Full Day Car Rental in Da nang and Hoi an

P7,096
Per adult
Vietnam Da Nang Ba Na Hills Admission Ticket
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Vietnam Da Nang Ba Na Hills Admission Ticket

P2,471
Per adult
Ba Na Hills
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Ba Na Hills

P6,558
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Hoi An Countryside Tour with 3 Villages & Authentic Lunch , Herbal Foot Massage
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Hoi An Countryside Tour with 3 Villages & Authentic Lunch , Herbal Foot Massage

P3,765
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend

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Hoi An Ancient Town showing a small town or village, boating and a bay or harbor

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Lang Co showing general coastal views, a sandy beach and a coastal town

Lang Co

Lang Co which includes a sandy beach, kayaking or canoeing and general coastal views

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