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Beach holiday

Geelong, Australia
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Beach holiday

Hi we are a couple in our early 50s and normally visit Thailand so are not afraid of hot humid weather. Although something not as hot would make site seeing a little more bearable. We would like to know the best time to travel to Vietnam and some advise on a beach holiday in a quite area with restaurants within a walking distance. We prefer to travel in late May and early to mid June to escape Melbourne's cold weather. We have spent our last 3 holidays on Ko Samui at Bophut within walking distance of Fishermans village which has a variety of restaurants to choose from, so if anyone could give us some advise on some areas like this we would greatly appreciate it.

Thanks Rachael

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1. Re: Beach holiday

My suggestion would be Danang. You could even go towards Hoi An. The Hoi An Boutique Resort is a good option and closer to Hoi An. The central region is perfect for beach and culture. There are lots of half and full day excursions on offer. You can even do a day trip to Hue. Long day but well worth the effort. Nha Trang is also a good option but be mindful that most of the hotels are not located on the beach. The culture and excursions available there are also less.

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Hi Rachael,

At your ages, I think the decent beach in Hue, Hoi An (central Vietnam) is the best option. Not just the beach, you have chance to explore the ancient town - Hoi An, the forbidden city - Hue, the culture and the history of Vietnam.

May/June is dry season in Central Vietnam, not much rain, plenty of sunny days. Then no prob if you come at that time.

You could also consider to take Nha Trang, Mui Ne, Phu Quoc Island as the nice beach time in your trip. do the research about the mentioned beaches you will figure out which is suitable for you.

Cheers

TUN Travel / Hotels-in Vietnam

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Have a look at Phu Quoc in the south. Hoi An is an interesting town with beaches near by as well.

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4. Re: Beach holiday

Thank you for the informative reply's, l will check out all of the suggestions given above.

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Bophut is the worst beach area of beautiful Samui so I guess you will like Vietnam, i'd start in Hoi An.

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