Phan Thiet is a beautiful coastal province in Central Vietnam, just a short drive from Ho Chi Minh City will take you there. But don’t just think about Phan Thiet as a destination solely for a swimming spot from Ho Chi Minh City, there’re lots of other things to do here.
1. Sand dunes in Mui Ne
The sand dunes in Mui Ne are a unique attraction. Also known as Vietnamese safari, this large area is a heaven for photographers and sport enthusiasts. You cannot say you’ve ‘been to Mui Ne unless you have wandered along the sand dunes here.
2. Ke Ga Lighthouse
The imposing lighthouse in Ke Ga Island has enlightened boats and ships for more than one decade now. It is almost in the middle of nowhere, amidst pristine beach and clear blue water. There are also many luxury resorts in the nearby area.
3. Bai Rang Beach
Bai Rang is widely considered as the most beautiful beach in Phan Thiet. The glorious stretch of white sand is fringed coconut trees. In the afternoon, get immersed into the feast of local seafood by the ocean.
4. Cham Tower Pagoda
Along with My Son and Nha Trang, Phan Thiet is a place to be if you want to discover the remaining ruins of Champa Kingdom which used to rule the central coastal area of Vietnam. Although the tower pagoda here is not as tall and big as those in My Son and Nha Trang, this is still one of the most precious legacies that we get to keep right now with so many sophisticated carvings on the walls of the pagodas.
5. Co Thach Stone Bank
Being a part of the long beach in Binh Thanh Commune, the seven-color stone bank consists of many stones with different size and colors. It is arguably the most beautiful stone bank in Vietnam and captivates the imagination of thousands of photographers who coming here every year wishing for a stunning picture.