Nha Trang
Vietnam
By Hannah Shambroom

A scenic coastal city nestled on the southern east coast of Vietnam, Nha Trang is a must-see destination in Southeast Asia. As the capital of the Khanh Hoa province, it attracts many visitors who flock to the Nha Trang Bay, considered one of the most beautiful bays in the world. Popular both with local tourists and international travelers, the city offers an authentic Vietnamese experience while remaining accessible to outsiders. Thanks to its tropical climate and abundance of cultural activities, Nha Trang is quickly becoming one of the most important tourist hubs of Vietnam. WhatsCheaper.com invites you to visit this bewitching place, to discover for yourself all that it has to offer.

The mountains surrounding Nha Trang shelter the city from most major storms, preserving its natural beauty. Though the tropical climate produces a picturesque and comfortable environment, it also means a short monsoon season from October to mid-December. Be sure to visit during the dry season from January to August to be able to enjoy all that the landscape has to offer. WhatsCheaper.com can assist in booking your flight reservations; click (https://www.whatscheaper.com/flight.php) to get started today! Flights land into Cam Ranh International Airport (CXR), an old American airbase about 30km from the center of town. Transport to Nha Trang is easy with a taxi or an airport bus, but many hotels offer their own forms of transport. WhatsCheaper.com can also assist with your accommodations using our easy hotel booker (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php).

WhatsCheaper.com recommends starting your Vietnamese vacation by sampling some of the local cuisine. Foodies will swoon over the fresh seafood and barbequed meat, cooked by locals right on the beach! Enjoy these quick meals, traditionally wrapped in thin rice paper, with a cold drink in your hand and your feet in the warm ocean waves. If you prefer to prepare your own meals, WhatsCheaper.com recommends trying a cooking class. Many local restaurants offer half-day courses, complete with guided trips to the local market and instruction on creating a three-course meal! For adventurous eaters, WhatsCheaper.com also suggests sampling some bird’s nest soup, deemed the best in Vietnam. This delicacy is made from the edible nest of a cave swift, which, when cooked in liquid, takes on a gelatinous texture. Try it, even if only for the bragging rights of having eaten the most exotic and rare food of all your friends!

With a satiated stomach, take advantage of the renowned beauty of Nha Trang Bay. Appreciate the view with a seaside walk down Tran Phu Street, stopping into the many cafes and shops that line the water. All kinds of water sports are available to visitors, including some of the world’s best scuba diving, kite boarding, sailing, and yachting. In addition to pristine white sand beaches, the mountains offer hot springs and mudbaths. WhatsCheaper.com also recommends visiting nearby Hon Tre Island (translating to ‘Bamboo Island’), linked to the mainland by a gondola system!

For a break from the sun, spend an afternoon in the Nha Trang Oceanography Institute, the largest in Southeast Asia. There, you can view thousands of oceanic creatures, comparing them to the ones you saw while snorkeling that morning! You can also visit Po Nagar, a medieval Cham Temple tower dating back to 781 AD, an important remnant of the region’s pre-colonial history.

Whether hoping to soak up some tropical sun or sample exotic cuisine, you will find what you are looking for in Nha Trang. Whatscheaper.com invites you to book your trip to this bewitching locale today!

MUST SEE IN Nha Trang LIST:

  • 1. Po Ngar Cham Towers
  • 2. Nui Hon
  • 3. Vinpearl Amusement Park
  • 4. Long Son Pagoda
  • 5. National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam
  • 6. Alexandre Yersin Museum
  • 7. Nha Trang Beach
  • 8. Nha Tho Nui
  • 9. Nui Hon Chong
  • 10. Hon Mieu Island

Nha Trang EVENT CALENDAR:

  • 1. Tet Festival - February
  • 2. Po Nagar Festival - April
  • 3. Whale Festival - April
  • 4. Am Chua Festival - May
  • 5. Ho Chi Minh's Birthday - May
  • 6. National Day - September
  • 7. Mid Autumn Festival - September
  • 8. Che Ngo Festival - November

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Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa
26-28 Tran Phu Street, Nha Trang City, Vietnam
By Chrystyne Jackson

The Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel and Spa is the ideal choice of accommodations for your visit to Vietnam. The hotel offers comfort and convenience in an Asian inspired décor.

Deluxe Rooms start at 355 to 441-square feet. There are also one and two bedroom apartments available for more of a homey feel. All rooms have 37-inch LCD flat screen televisions. High speed Internet access is available. Relax in comfort in the robe and slippers provided by the hotel. A complimentary daily newspaper is also provided.

The Sheraton offers many fine amenities. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor infinity pool and Jacuzzi. If you have a fitness regime, the Sheraton Fitness Programmed by Core Performance fitness center is open 24-hours. Here you will find state of the art cardio and strength equipment, free weights, and personal training if desired. Pamper yourself with a treatment from the Shine Spa for Sheraton. There is even an on site cooking school. The hotel is a short two-minute walk from the beach. If you are looking to explore the local area there are a number of excursions that can be arranged through the concierge. Be sure to visit the Yersin Museum, the H & T Embroidery Picture Gallery, the National Oceanographic Institution, and the Thap Ba Mineral Hot Spring Center. The Wine Bar offers a fantastic selection of wines and spirits. Plunge is a poolside bar. Socialize over cocktails and snacks at Connexions. You can find breakfast, lunch and dinner at Feast International. Toastina features deli style food. Steam N’ Spice offers Asian cuisine.

Make the most of your visit to Vietnam by staying at the Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel and Spa. WhatsCheaper.com can assist with booking your hotel reservations. Just click on this link (https://www.whatscheaper.com/hotel.php) to get started today.

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