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Da Nang

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

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Pullman Danang Beach Resort
Pullman Danang Beach Resort
5 out of 5
P7,550
per night
16 Apr - 17 Apr

Located in Ngũ Hành Sơn, this beachfront hotel is connected to the convention centre and within 1 mi (2 km) of Bac My An Beach, My Khe Beach and Han River. Non ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (779 reviews)

"The hotel is wonderful. It is so relaxing. We just spending most of the time in the hotel. The breakfast is great. I miss it so much."…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Pullman Danang Beach Resort
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
P8,197
per night
3 Apr - 4 Apr

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

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,494 reviews)

"Property need to be updated, specially the Villa. We stayed in the Villa 6"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
Diamond Sea Hotel
Diamond Sea Hotel
4 out of 5

Offering direct access to the beach, this Son Tra hotel is in the city centre and within a 15-minute walk of My Khe Beach and East Sea Park. Vincom and Dragon ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,403 reviews)

"It was amazing service!! Breakfast was supergood! Sky bar was fantastic , I enjoyed a lot!!! Amazing view!!!beach was sooo close and pool was also clean !! I will defend rly comeback !!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Diamond Sea Hotel

Popular things to do 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.

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.

Top activities in Da Nang

BANA HILLS – THE ROAD TO HEAVEN SCENERY
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BANA HILLS – THE ROAD TO HEAVEN SCENERY

80% of travellers recommend
P4,682
Per adult
HUE CITY TOUR - Group Tour Daily Departure
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HUE CITY TOUR - Group Tour Daily Departure

P3,969
Per adult
HOI AN Group Tour / Daily departure from Da Nang
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HOI AN Group Tour / Daily departure from Da Nang

80% of travellers recommend
P3,033
Per adult
Marble Mountains & Linh Ung Pagoda from Hoi An
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Marble Mountains & Linh Ung Pagoda from Hoi An

98% of travellers recommend
P1,934
Per adult
Full-day My Son Sanctuary & Marble Mountains from Da Nang
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Full-day My Son Sanctuary & Marble Mountains from Da Nang

P2,952
Per adult
Private car transfer from Da Nang to Danang Highlight Half Day city Tour
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Private car transfer from Da Nang to Danang Highlight Half Day city Tour

P298
Per adult

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21 Jul 2019

Do not miss Ba Na hills and Evening tour of Hoi an

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