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Da NangVietnam

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.

Where to stay in Da Nang

Da Nang which includes landscape views

Da Nang City Centre

4.5/5Wonderful!(293 area reviews)

The beaches and stunning river views are top of the list for many visitors to Da Nang City Centre. A stop by Danang Cathedral or Han Market might round out your trip.

Da Nang City Centre
Son Tra Mountain showing a statue or sculpture

Son Tra

4.5/5Wonderful!(7 area reviews)

Son Tra is known for its beaches, and you can plan a trip to My Khe Beach and Han River while you're in town.

Son Tra
Da Nang showing a sandy beach and general coastal views

Tho Quang Beach

4.5/5Wonderful!(10 area reviews)

Beaches and restaurants are just a few things travelers like about Tho Quang Beach. A stop by Hoang Sa Beach is also recommended if you've got time to explore the area.

Tho Quang Beach
Da Nang which includes a pond, a garden and a statue or sculpture

Ngũ Hành Sơn

4.5/5Wonderful!(184 area reviews)

While visiting Ngũ Hành Sơn, you might make a stop by sights like My Khe Beach and Marble Mountains.

Ngũ Hành Sơn
Hai Chau featuring heritage elements

Hai Chau

Hai Chau is popular for its stunning river views, and if you're looking for more to see and do, you might think about a trip to Danang Cathedral or Han Market.

Hai Chau
Da Nang

Thanh Khe

Thanh Khe is well-liked for its restaurants. You can also take some time to explore sights in the surrounding area like Con Market and Danang Cathedral.

Thanh Khe

Top Hotels in Da Nang

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
05 Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Da Nang
The price is $139 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Ngũ Hành Sơn resort is just steps from Non Nuoc Pagoda and Marble Mountains. My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc Beach are also within 1 mi ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,128 reviews)
lovely

"We travelled at the height of the corona virus so the resort was a lot quieter than normal. We almost had the place to ourselves and it certainly is a fantastic resort ! A couple of the restaurants had closed due to lack of customers but the staff couldn’t be more helpful . And maybe it was due to ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa
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 $90 per night

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! (714 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
Stella Maris Beach Danang
Stella Maris Beach Danang
4 out of 5
Vo Van Kiet, Phuoc My, Son Tra, Da Nang, Da Nang
The price is $45 per night

Located in Son Tra, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of My Khe Beach, Bac My An Beach, and Han River. Dragon Bridge and Han River Bridge are also within 2 mi ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (179 reviews)

"New, clean and beautiful hotel with friendly staff. I stayed in one of the suits that had amazing views overlooking both the city and beach. Special mention to Trisha who is a delight"…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Stella Maris Beach Danang

Popular places to visit in Da Nang

My Khe Beach
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My Khe Beach

4.5/5(250 reviews)

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

Ba Na Hills Cable Car
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Ba Na Hills Cable Car

4.5/5(223 reviews)

Enjoy a trip to Ba Na Hills Cable Car, a well-known attraction in Hoa Vang. You can enjoy the restaurants while in the area.

Dragon Bridge
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Dragon Bridge

4.5/5(278 reviews)

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

4.5/5(257 reviews)

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

4.5/5(49 reviews)

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

4/5(138 reviews)

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

Top things to do in Da Nang

Ba Na Hills Tour with Cable Car & Lunch from Da Nang/Hoi An
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Ba Na Hills Tour with Cable Car & Lunch from Da Nang/Hoi An

$82
Per adult
86% of travellers recommend
Underwater Walking Tour in Cham Islands
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Underwater Walking Tour in Cham Islands

$63
Per adult
SON TRA PENINSULA - MARBLE MOUNTAIN - HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN
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SON TRA PENINSULA - MARBLE MOUNTAIN - HOI AN ANCIENT TOWN

$34
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
BA NA HILLS WITH GOLDEN BRIDGE DAY TOUR
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BA NA HILLS WITH GOLDEN BRIDGE DAY TOUR

$56
Per adult
78% of travellers recommend
Marble Mountains & Linh Ung Pagoda from Hoi An
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Marble Mountains & Linh Ung Pagoda from Hoi An

$34
Per adult
98% of travellers recommend
Scenic trip from Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van pass by car
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Scenic trip from Hue to Hoi An via Hai Van pass by car

$67
Per adult

Reviews of Da Nang

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
275
5 - Excellent 57.89473684210526%
4 - Good
156
4 - Good 32.8421052631579%
3 - Okay
37
3 - Okay 7.7894736842105265%
2 - Disappointing
5
2 - Disappointing 1.0526315789473684%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0.42105263157894735%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 22, 2020

Will deff come back!!!!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 14, 2020

We shall return but most likely will choose another hotel. Reminded me a lot Rio de Janeiro but definitely safer & cleaner. A City with a great future & an excellent starting point to visit lots of places around

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Mar 4, 2020

nice place, food, people and people!!!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 18, 2020

Hard to say clean twon but people are friendly. There's a lot of things to see.

3/5 - Okay

Ddungs

Feb 13, 2020

They suggest to buy many or expensive thing very often and strong. And sometimes they dont want to serve small coffee to sell bigger one not even the store located in city also airport.Actually a female staff trying to take my wallet to check my cash

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 13, 2020

A city I would like to live in.

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