Nha Trang Beach in Vietnam

Nha Trang Beach located in the city of Nha Trang, which is the center of politics, economy, culture, science, technology and tourism of Khanh Hoa province in Vietnam. Before becoming part of the territory of Vietnam, this region belonged to the kingdom of Champa. The Nha Trang Beach is known as the Pearl of the Orient Sea and as the green gem for the value of nature, beauty and its climate.

Nha Trang Beach in Vietnam

Summarized history of the Nha Trang Beach:

Until the 19th century, Nha Trang was still a wild region. In the early 20th century, it has changed rapidly. With the Decree of 30 August 1924 of the Governor General of Indochina, the region has become the capital of Khanh Hoa province. The Nha Trang city was formed by ancient villages such as: Xuong Huan, Phuong Cau Van Thanh Phuong Sai, Phuoc Hai.

From the French colonial period until today, Nha Trang is considered as the capital of the province of Khanh Hoa. Special offices of the colonial administration such as the prefecture, the Army Office, the Office of Trade, the post office ... were located in the Nha Trang City.

Origin of name: 

According to many researchers, the name "Nha Trang" was created by the Vietnamese pronunciation of the word: Ya Trang or Trang Ea in the language of the Cham people of Champa Kingdom. Ya Trang or Trang Ea means: the River of Reeds which is the name of the actual Cai River flowing through the Trang city today. This river flows into the sea in place where there are many reeds.

The name of Nha Trang has been marked in the book published in the half of the 17th century. On a map dating from the late 17th century, we found also the name of Nha Trang Mon or Nha Trang Gate.

Tourism in Nha Trang Beach:

Thanks to the beautiful sea, Nha Trang Beach becomes an attractive destination while travel in Vietnam. This place is also often chosen to organize major events such as the Festival of the Sea (Nha Trang) or beauty contests such as Miss Vietnam, Vietnam Miss of the World 2007, World Miss 2008, Earth Miss 2010... 

Nha Trang Beach in Vietnam

Nha Trang attracts visitors with white sand beaches under the pure tropical sunrise. For this reason, this region was voted as one of the most beautiful bays in the world by Lonely Planet tourist magazine.

Admired from altitude, Nha Trang Beach is like an idyllic, lively and fantastic painting that the Creator created. Once here, visitors can not forget his gentle, poetic…beauty that the Nature Mother has given to this city. The turquoise and curved bay... seems to surround the Nha Trang Beach where the rows of casuarinas and poplars trees singing in the wind make the beauty of beach more peaceful and perfect. Despite the development of tourism, but this city retains the very fresh air. Here you will feel the softness, clarity and difference.

Nha Trang is located in the tropical monsoon, but this region is significantly influenced by the oceanic climate. That is why the climate of Nha Trang is really moderate and stable. In winter in Nha Trang, it is not cold. Summer lasts longer but often not too hot. The climate of Nha Trang also has two distinct seasons: rainy season and dry season. In addition, this town is not located in the area affected by the storm. Therefore, the beautiful Nha Trang Beach is always ready to welcome travelers throughout the year.

Places not to miss: 

Nha Trang Bay: The Nha Trang Bay has an area of ​​about 507 km² covering 19 large and small islands. Hon Tre is the largest with an area of ​​3,250 hectares. Hon Noc is the smallest which is only about 4 hectares. The bay has two distinct seasons. The dry season begins in January and ends in August. The rainy season begins in September and ends in December. The average annual temperature is 26⁰C: the hottest is 39⁰C and the coldest is 14,4⁰C. In the point of ecological aspect, the Nha Trang Bay is one of the few examples of a rare ecological system of tropical sea. These are wetland ecosystems, coral reefs, mangroves, sea grass, estuary ecosystems, island ecosystems, coastal sands ecosystems…

Nha Trang Beach in Vietnam

Especially, the Hon Mun has the largest biological diversity with 350 species of corals representing 40% species in the world. In Nha Trang Bay, there are many islands which are famous as: Hon Mun, Hon Tam, Hon Tre ... with beaches in the list of the most beautiful of Vietnam.

The attractive places in the Nha Trang city are: Dam market, Long Son Pagoda, the church of Nha Trang, the Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography…

Ponagar Temple: it is the perfect architectural monument of ancient Champa kingdom, 2 kilometers from the center of Nha Trang in north. The remains include all four towers and two temples. The largest was built for the worship of the Ponagar Goddess and Shiva Saint in the Hinduism.

Ponagar tower was built by Harivacman - the king of Champa in the years 813 - 817. Over time and vicissitude of history, most parts of the temples were much affected. The architecture belongs to the Cham people but is significantly influenced by the Indian style: the orientation is towards the east and we do not see the glue between the bricks.

Gastronomy of the Nha Trang Beach:

Not only famous for the beautiful beaches, Nha Trang is also known for delicious and unique dishes. Here, visitors will discover tasty dishes with characteristic of gentle and friendly inhabitants of coastal regions.

Besides dishes of tropical seafood, visitors will not ignore the specialties of Nha Trang. The rice noodles soup with fish is a popular dish that is served much in the streets. Although this is only a popular dish, but it is appreciated by the fine taste of good broth and of fish slices.

The grilled Nem of Nha Trang is one of the dishes not to be missed. This dish is made of chopped meat with spices and grilled on the wood fire and then served with rice cakes, salads, cucumbers in a delicious sauce....

In Nha Trang, there are other very famous dishes such as: Lac Canh grilled beef, rice noodles with jellyfish, and noodle with snail...

Nha Trang Beach in Vietnam

Getting to Nha Trang: 

Nha Trang is the center of politics, economy, culture, science and technology and tourism of Khanh Hoa province. So there are several ways to go there:

You go to Cam Ranh airport and then to Nha Trang city, 45 minutes by car. Many local air companies as Vietnam Airlines, Viet Jet provide round-trip flights between Nha Trang Beach and Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Da Nang...

Nha Trang is located on the north-south railway lines with a total length of railway of 25 kilometers passing the city. Nha Trang Railway Station facilitates the link with the rest of Vietnam where all North - South trains and local trains stop.

By road, it is also easy to be reached because the city is located on route 1A connecting the north and south of Vietnam. We can go there also from Dalat (4 - 5h), Lake Lak (4 - 5h) ... You send us an email to: info@guideduvietnam.com to know all the free details about the Nha Trang Beach.