Agent Tools & Info - Asia - Vietnam - Central Coast
The geographic centre of Vietnam, Da Nang marks the central point a dynamic city and Vietnam's fastest growing, halfway between Hanoi in the north and Ho Chi Minh in the south. The a Central Coast has lovely long sandy beaches, ancient ruins, royal tombs and incredible natural wonders. Hue to the north with it's Imperial Citidel, royal tombs and exquisite street food. Hoi An to the south originally a port trading village with old world charm on the Thu Bon River. Inland is My Son, the ancient ruins of the Cham kingdom, a UNESCO World Heritage site and Phong Nha Kha Be National Park, home to the biggest cave on the planet
Best time to visit February - April mild temperatures, low chance of rain.
Hottest time May - Spetember / Rainy season October - January
Peak Travel Seasons - April & July
Key Booking Period - Jan - Feb
Average Length of Stay - 6 days
CENTRAL COAST AREAS
Da Nang - The gateway to the Vietnam Central Coast, it's coastline stretches for 30 kilometres, with calm, cool waters, popular for fishing, diving and yachting. The influence of colonial French rule is still present in the leafy boulevards and buildings along the riverfront promenade.
Top Selling Hotels -
Grand Mecure Da Nang (V) - Located on Green Island in the city centre, offering views of the Han River and Ba Na Hills. Rooms are modern with local Vietnamese decor blended with French influences. Featuring 4 restaurants including The Golden Dragon which has All-You-Can-Eat Dim Sum 6 days a week. Once you have spent the day visiting the sights of the area or spent shopping at the markets or shopping centres, guests can return for a swim in the pool or enjoy being pampered at the on site spa.
Centara Sandy Beach Resort Da Nang (P) - Set on Non Nuoc Beach with fine white sand and clear waters south of the city centre. A large resort with magnificent gardens offering a sense of privacy with bungalows and villas spread out around the property. The resort has a great number of on-site facilities for guests of all ages or if guests want to visit Da Nang or Hoi An the property off a complimentary shuttle service.
Pullman Da Nang Beach Resort (I) - Located on the white sands of Bac My An Beach amonst swaying palm trees, designed with serenity in mind. With it's own private beach including the Azure Beach Lounge on the sand, where guests can enjoy a seafood bbq or sunset coktails chilling out to the tunes of the house DJ or a luxurious brunch.
Hoi An - This well preserved trading port dating back to the 15th century, straddles the Thu Bon River with it's mis of Japanese merchant houses, Chinese temples and teahouses making this a unique heritage site one of the most atmospheric and delightful towns in Vietnam. The nearby beaches of Cua Dai and An Bang, some of the most beautiful in Vietnam, making Hoi An a great place to mix seaside relaxation with cultural enrichment.
Top Selling Hotels -
Hoi An Beach Resort (V) - Located between the white sands of Cua Dai Beach and the peacful De Vong River and the surrounding rice paddy fields. Rooms reflect the style of the ancient Hoi An town, with either ocean or river views that can be enjoyed while sitting on your spacious balcony. A short distance to Hoi An town, on the beachfront of Cua Dai Beach with private access, two swimming pools and a host of on site facilities, makes this a great place to enjoy everything Hoi An has to offer.
Sunrise Premium Resort & Spa (P) - As the name suggests this resort located on Cua Dai Beach offers beautiful sunrise views over the East Sea and Cham Island. Rooms are comtemporary design without losing the style and architecture of the area, with luxurious amenities and bedding. The resort also has seperate villa accommodation including 2 bedroom pool villas, ideal for families. Shuttles are available to take guests to the ancient Hoi An town to explore or they can spend their day relaxing in one of 3 pools, spa or enjoy one of the many activities provided on site.
Anantara Hoi An Resort (I) - Designed in a French colonial style on the banks of the Thu Bon River, this resort places you on the edge of Hoi An's old quarter. An idyllic blend of riverside relaxation and Anantara styled luxury, surrounded by tropical gardens, a large pool fringed with palm trees overlooking the river.
Hue - The former capital of Vietnam at the begining of the 19th Century is today a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. North of Da Nang on the Perfume River winding it's way through The Citidel made up of the Capital City, the Imperiel City, the Forbidden Purple City and the Inner City making a great place to explore the heart and soul of Vietnam
Top Selling Hotel -
Hotel Saigon Morin (P) - One of the five oldest hotels in Hue, offering one of the best locations in the heart of the city. The hotel features large rooms decorated in a distinct French colonial style that exude a charm of yesteryear, makes it an ideal property to unwind and relax after exploring this unique and culturaly significant city.
My Son - The religious and political capital of the Champa Kingdom, a unique culture that existed between the 4th & 13th centuries whose origins are owed to Indian Hinduism. Located 69 kilometres southwest of Da Nang, surrounded by two mountain ranges covering an area roughly two kilometres wide. The My Son temple complex is regarded one of the foremost Hindu temple complexes in South East Asia. Today they are a cluster of 20 abandoned and partially ruined temples of an original 68, rediscovered by the French in 1898, were damaged during the US-Vietnam War.
Top Selling Tour -
My Son Holy Land Tour - Picked up from the hotel and driven out to the My Son temple complex. The local guide will talk to you about the history, architecural style and cultural significance of the temples. After soaking in the splendour, spirituality and beauty of this unique area clients will be dropped back to their hotel.