Mui Ne Beach Overview
Mui Ne is at area of Phan Thiet city belong to Binh Thuan province, located in southern centre of Vietnam. Mui Ne is most prominent coastal leisure town, a long 15 kilometers of sandy beaches that are lined with an array of dining and shopping venues as well as luxurious beachfront hotels and resorts. Great for experiencing the daily lives of the local inhabitants, the northern end of Mui Ne Bay is home to a local traditional fishing village which also offers a picturesque view of the coastline lined with colorful fishing boats moored on the water and swaying palm trees.
Visiting the fishing harbor at early morning is a must-do as you’ll see local fishermen sorting out hundreds of fresh seafood such as crabs, groupers, scallops, and stingrays. While it remains relatively authentic, the growing numbers of travelers to Mui Ne recently has resulted in a number of affordable seafood restaurants and gift shops.
Mui Ne is also surrounded by verdant mountains, unique natural formations, and remnants of the ancient Champa Kingdom. The iconic Red and White Sand Dunes both offer a fun-filled day of riding Jeep car to visit and sliding down the slopes on plastic sleds while the Fairy Stream is the most famous photography hotspot thanks to its dramatic landscape of red and white sand dunes, blossoming flowers, verdant trees, and coconut palms. Another famous place in Mui Ne is Linh Son Truong Tho Pagoda atop Ta Cu Mountain, which houses Vietnam’s largest statue of a reclining Buddha.
The southern area of Mui Ne Beach is dedicated to swanky retail outlets selling quality beachwear, local handicrafts, clothes, and jewellery. There are also plenty of kitesurfing schools offering equipment rentals and short courses. Thanks to its water areas without rock, Mui Ne Beach is perfect for a day of swimming, kayaking, kitesurfing, and surfing. The best time to enjoy these activities are between the months of November to March, when skies are shining with strong winds, wave conditions, and resulting in optimum temperatures.
When talk about dining in Mui Ne, you are easy to find a diverse range of beachfront restaurants serving authentic Asian fare, regional specialties, and fresh seafood from the Sea. If you’re craving some foods as your home, there are plenty of expat-owned and resort restaurants that offer familiar regional dishes from all around the world.
Nightlife in Mui Ne is well relaxed compared to Nha Trang beach city or Ho Chi Minh city , comprising a handful of hotel bars, happy lounges set along the beach and late-night restaurants. Most of these venues have been operating for decades, hosting vibrant parties, movie screenings, cultural nights, bonfires, dance performances, and guest DJs from all across Vietnam and Europe.