Local basket boat on beach in Danang city Vietnam


A green city with long stretches of pristine beaches

Danang is the third largest city in Vietnam and the gateway to popular destinations such as Hoi An, My Son, and the imperial city of Hue.

As an environmentally-friendly city, Danang is pleasant to explore with its clean, wide streets and laid-back atmosphere. However, the main attraction in Danang is its pristine beaches famously called ‘China Beach’ during the American War. Today, international resorts occupy the coastline offering guests a luxurious stay with direct access to the beach.


  • Danang is in close proximity to three World Heritage Sites (My Son Cham Ruins, Hoi An's Ancient Town, and the imperial city of Hue)
  • A pleasant city surrounded by rivers, backed by the Annamite mountain range and facing the East Sea
  • Home to numerous luxury resorts with direct beach access
Within Easy Reach Of...
Hoi An 45min drive
Hue 2hr drive
Ho Chi Minh City 1hr flight
Hanoi 1hr 20min flight
Bangkok, Thailand 1hr 40min flight (direct)
Hong Kong 2hr flight (direct)
Singapore 2hr 45min flight (direct)
Travel Tips
  • Visit the Temple of Lady Buddha and stand at the feet of the 67m/220ft-tall Goddess of Mercy statue while taking in the sea view
  • Learn about the ancient Cham civilisation with a visit to the Museum of Cham Sculpture which now has a new, modern gallery
  • Take a morning walk on the public beach and witness fishermen bringing in their night’s catch onto shore
  • Visit Marble Mountain, a cluster of five hills named after the five elements, and explore cave temples. Walk to the top for impressive 360º views

Hotels We Recommend

Furama Resort Danang

Danang, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Corporate, Couples, Families, Groups, MICE

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort

Danang, Vietnam

Suitable for:
Couples, Families

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