Must-see destinations in Mui Ne, Vietnam

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Mui Ne, Vietnam
Mui Ne, Vietnam

Located far 22 kilometers from Phan Thiet city center to the northeast, Mui Ne is considered a popular tourist center of Binh Thuan province and listed among national tourist areas in Vietnam. The following article will introduce tourists what to see in Mui Ne, Vietnam.

Bai Rang

Bai Rang, Mui Ne
Bai Rang, Mui Ne

Bai Rang is the most beautiful beach in Phan Thiet. Bai Rang is about 15 kilometers from the city center to the north and surrounded by dense rows of coconuts. When the summer comes, in every afternoon, Bai Rang is always crowded with tourists, most of whom go swimming in the sea and enjoy grilled green flying fish.

Hon Rom

Hon Rom, Mui Ne
Hon Rom, Mui Ne

Hon Rom is a wild small mountain that is located in Long Son hamlet, Mui Ne ward, Phan Thiet city, Vietnam. Hon Rom is covered with clear blue water, calm waves and contains no reefs. In the morning or afternoon, you can sit and watch the sunrise or sunset while looking at the moon or camping in the evening. In Hon Rom, there are a lot of beaches such as Hon Rom 1, Hon Rom 2, and Thuy Trang.

Hon Ghenh

Hon Ghenh, Mui Ne
Hon Ghenh, Mui Ne

Nearly one kilometer from Mui Ne, Hon Ghenh or Hon Lao is still quite pristine. To reach Hon Ghenh, you can use the pick-up service from the hotel or rent a boat carrying 10 people with the price of 200,000 VND per boat, including both outward and return journey. After 10 minutes of sailing, you will set foot on the island. The first impression on this island is pure sea water; even we can see the coral at the bottom and numerous big and small rocks heaped up together. The best time to admire the scenery of Hon Lao is in the afternoon when evening clouds and the sunset gradually overlay the sea. Early morning is the appropriate time for amateur fishers.

Mui Ne Sand Dune

Mui Ne Sand Dune
Mui Ne Sand Dune

Located near Hon Rom – one of the beauty spots that bewitch quite a lot poets, painters and photographers is Mui Ne sand dune. This sand dune belongs to the Quarter 5, Mui Ne Ward. In addition to attractive appearance, the color of sand draws the attention of visitors. In reality, there are up to 18 different colors. When climbing up the sand dune, you can rent board to slip over on the sand. After finishing the game, it is suggested to take a rest to drink dừa ba nhát (three puff coconut) and eat bánh bột lọc (rice dumpling cake).

Bau Trang – Bau Sen

Bau Trang - Bau Sen
Bau Trang – Bau Sen

Bau Trang – Bau sen is 18 kilometers from Hon Rom. These two natural freshwater lakes are located in the center of the vast white sand dune. Coming to Bau Trang, also known as Bau ong, you will admire the blooming lotus flowers in the summer. Bau Sen has another name of Bau ba. This is a large lake with deep blue water enclosed by beautiful sand dunes covered with smooth pure white color.

Located on white sand slopes, Bau Ba is also called Bau Trang and commonly known as Bau Sen. When the lotus season comes, the pink color of lotus lake covers the whole lake.  

Suoi Tien  

Suoi Tien
Suoi Tien

Suoi Tien is called “Elysium” by many tourists in Mui Ne. Suoi Tien is a small stream located next to Hon Rom. This spring owns a beautiful sandy valley. Beside the stream are hills of natural stalactite and stalagmite of red and white colors. The passing of time naturally creates the stalactites in unique shapes.

Mui Ne fishing village

Mui Ne fishing village
Mui Ne fishing village

Mui Ne fishing village located about 3 kilometers from Mui Ne town to the north. At the entrance to the village, you can witness hundreds of colorful fishing boats on the water. Not far from the port is the peaceful small market surrounded by coconut trees. Walking along the beach with full of shells, especially the harbor and the south of the town, you will see how fishermen classify types of fish catches.

It is easy to move from Ho Chi Minh City to Mui Ne – Phan Thiet. It only takes 4 hours to travel to Phan Thiet by train, however you can also choose to travel by bus. For some people, traveling by train is more convenient and comfortable, but for some others, taking a bus is more flexible.