Thang Hai, Song Lo and Phuoc are all wild and romantic beaches that are ideal for couples on February 14 valentine’s day. Following are some useful information about beaches near Ho Chi Minh City.
Tan Thanh beach, Tien Giang
Tan Thanh beach is located in Tan Thanh commune, Go Cong Dong district, Tien Giang province. To reach this beach from Ho Chi Minh City, you take the Highway 50, go through Can Giuoc and Can Duoc (Long An), then move a distance of about 50 kilometers to Go Cong town. After that, you turn into the provincial trunk highway 862 and move 15 kilometers to approach the destination. Here, you can also do some sightseeing landmarks and monuments like Phao Dai, Hoang Gia mausoleum, Truong Dinh tomb and Tu Tho trade village.
Phuoc Hai beach, Ba Ria – Vung Tau
Phuoc Hai commune is one of the long-standing fishing villages in Ba Ria – Vung Tau. To get here from Ho Chi Minh City, you drive the motorbike along the Highway 51C to go to Vung Tau. When approaching the cross road of Ba Ria town, you go along Truong Chinh street to get to the road 44. Following the road 44 with a distance of 7.5 kilometers will lead you to Phuoc Hai market. You continue to keep straight to go to the sea.
Phuoc Hai Beach attracts tourists due to beautiful white sand and blue water, together with bustling activities of the fishing vessels make landfall every morning.
Long Son island, Vung Tau
Long Son is an island commune of Ba Ria – Vung Tau that is about 100 kilometers from Ho Chi Minh City. Besides beautiful beaches, Long Son is known as the place breeding oysters with the large number. If traveling to Long Son, you should not miss the opportunity to visit the Long Son ancient house, bathe in the sea, sailing a houseboat to enjoy oysters.
Loc An beach, Vung Tau
Loc An beach belongs to Loc An commune, Xuyen Moc district, Ba Ria – Vung Tau. Due to the impact of wind, the flow of water here constantly changes. For this reason, sometimes you just go straight to come to the beach. However, on other occasions, you have to wade across a river or go by boat. Loc An beach is always wild and poetic with blue clear water embracing the white sand.
Song Lo beach, Vung Tau
Song Lo beach or Suoi O is located in Binh Chau district, Ba Ria – Vung Tau. To come here, from Binh Chau market, you move about 3 kilometers toward Binh Chau hot springs. When approaching the crossroads, you take a turn to the road and continue to reach the end of the road.
Nowadays, at Song Lo beach, travel services are offered by a household, consisting of parking service (5,000 VND per bike), freshwater bath (20,000 VND per person). If traveling by car, the entrance ticket is 5,000 VND per person. In addition, you can buy the ticket to come in Ho Do Ta beach (35,000 VND per person including entrance ticket, parking, freshwater bath).
Thang Hai beach, Binh Thuan
Thang Hai beach is situated in Thang Hai commune, Ham Tan, Binh Thuan. To reach this beach, from Lagi town, you go about 25 kilometers towards Binh Chau hot springs. Coming to Thang Hai commune, you find the way to come Cay Si cafe and move towards the end of the road is coming.
If traveling from Ho Chi Minh City, you drive the motorbike to the crossroad to the Binh Chau hot springs and turn into the opposite direction, moving 4 kilometers, When seeing Cay Si cafe, you turn into this road. Although Thang Hai beach is stunning, there are not any trees and tourist services as well.
The beach travel is a great choice in the hot weather in Ho Chi Minh City in particular and the Southern Vietnam in general. Besides these beaches, you can take a tour to Mekong Delta where you get opportunities to take part in floating markets and watch orchards.