If you travel to Vietnam, Hoi An ancient town must be included in your tour itinerary. This love and charming town has so many things to offer like walking tour to explore the old houses to biking trip to picturesque countryside, cooking class or farming tour.
Acommmodation in Hoi An is availble from budget to luxury and located conveniently for tourists to visit. However, if you go on a famiy tour in Hoi An, a beach resort is highly recommended.
Here are the beaches of Hoi An:
1. An Bang Beach - Voted as one of the 50th most beautiful beaches of the world, An Bang beach is just 3km from Hoi An ancient town, but surprisingly pristine and clean with yellow sand. An Bang can be easily reached by bicyle, on the way it is nice to stop at Tra Que vegetable village and see how the local farm. Tourists can also try to water vegetables with two iron baskets, which is fun! At An Bang beach, it is another unique chance to see basket boat which used for fishing by local fisherman. Rowling the the basket boat is a great experience. Seafood is cheap and there are many local restaurants with local beer if you want to. If you spend few days in Hoi An, An Bang beach should be a place to relax, get you brown before heading north or south.
2. Cua Dai Beach - A famous beach in Hoi An, located 5 km from the ancient town. There are som many luxury beach resorts here, but if you stay in town, Cua Dai offer a nice trip to explore water plam forest, and a place to swim and relax. Recently, the Netherlands’s tourism website travelbird.nl has voted Cua Dai beach as the world’s most affordable one when you can spend an average of 13.54 USD for lunch, a beer, a bottle of water, ice cream and sunscreen.
Hoi An travel guide:
1. General Hoi An travel guide, please read https://www.vivutravel.com/vietnam-travel-destinations/hoi-an-travel-guide
2. Tourists are confused to stay within ancient town or at beaches. The answer is up to you, but it is only 3-5 km from beaches to ancient town and all beach resorts offer free shuttle bus. Our advice: For family trip, honeymoon vacation, wedding annivesary, staying at a beach resorts makes sense.
Things to do in Hoi An:
Walking, biking or cyclo tour is good way to explore Hoi An ancient town. Hoi An is paradise for shopping. A trip to My Son holy land is highly recommended, too. Cooking class with a market visit is a great experience.