Latest Travel Deals

Sunrise Nha Trang Resort from only $90/r/n

Others

Visit Nha Trang from Jan to Mar 2015 ...

Seashells Phu Quoc Summer Promotion

Last minute deals

Great room rate with breakfast from only $99/double ...

Special Winter Price for Bhaya Cruise

Cruise Deals

Special deal for Bhaya Cruise, from only $175/person ...

Hotel Deals

At Williamsburg’s Etiquette cafe and bar you can ...

Vung Tau

Vung Tau is Ho Chi Minh City's closest beach resort, and can be reached by a picturesque hydrofoil ride down the Sài Gòn River or by a rather circuitous highway route. The water is not terribly clean, but the town with its fishing fleet and outdoor restaurants is colorful and relaxing. Thousands flock there on Sunday afternoons to jump into the surf with most of their clothes on. Bai Truoc (Front Beach) is most popular.

Those suffering from burn out during an extended stay in Ho Chi Minh City will enjoy Vung Tau during the week, when it is relaxed. Be sure to visit the White Villa, the restored Governor’s residence. A hike at sunset to the giant statue of Jesus atop Nui Noh will reward you with a fabulous view.

If you can organize enough people for a hired car or even a mini-bus, head instead for Thuy Dong, a private beach a few kilometers north of Vung Tau. The water is clean, and the owners provide chairs, tables and umbrellas. Pack a picnic for the two hour drive from HCMC, but save room for cold beer and piles of steamed crabs you can order beachside.

Weather / Temperature:
27.27°C
Humidity 81%
Wind 5.29 km/h
Sunrise 05:40 AM

Vung Tau Travel Guide

#VNOblog

A Comprehensive Guide To Vietnamese Cuisine

A Comprehensive Guide To Vietnamese Cuisine

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Vietnam is THE place to go to get food shock where local culinary specialties abound. Diverse landscapes, vast rice paddies, mountains and coast contribute to culinary variety while the national cuisine is shaped by both long-standing tradition and heavy foreign influences.

Though Vietnamese cuisine varies from north to south, the mainstream culinary tradition still shares some fundamental features. Indeed, local cooks always try to balance typical flavors of saltiness, sweetness, sourness and herbs, chilly & pepper in each dish together with the practice of local customs.

Vietnam's Most Popular Destinations