An Bang is one of a few beaches in Vietnam that are almost unspoilt by development. It offers clean blue sea with white sand, excellent restaurants and beach bars. There, tourists can enjoy not only the most fabulous island and mountain views but also the best seafood in Hoi An. Besides, tourists can visit and enjoy the beach all year round with its perfect climate. Located 4km away from the ancient town of Hoi An and 30km from Danang International Airport, An Bang Beach is probably one of the greatest places to visit in central Vietnam.
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Best time to visit An Bang Beach Hoi An
Due to sea encroachment, famous Cua Dai Beach cannot receive tourists and An Bang rises to be the main beach in Hoi An. The little beach is crowded during summer months when Vietnamese go for vacation. People mostly enjoy sunrise swims and sunset beach barbecues while the beach is quite deserted during the day.
The dry season from March to September is perfect for tanning and beach lounging.
The wet season between October and February is suitable with surfing though sometimes there will be storms.
In An Bang there are just a few beach activities rather than lolling around in the sea but the prices for these activities such as surfing or beach lounging are quite cheap.
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Best beach resorts near An Bang Beach Hoi An
The increasing popularity of An Bang Beach leads to more accommodation options in surrounding areas. Apart from hotels in nearby Hoi An Town, tourists can choose luxurious Temple Beach House, convenient An Bang Seaside Village or basic Hoi An House which charges only $450 a month for a two-bedroom property. You can check out some great homestay near An Bang Beach
- Tyna Beach House
- An Bang Beach Hideaway
- Garden Villas
- The An Bang Retreat
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Best Restaurants near An Bang Beach Hoi An
Beach bars and restaurants of both foreign and domestic styles are always available for tourists to enjoy the coastal life and fresh seafood. French restaurants like Banyan, La Plage and Soul Kitchen are nice options for tourists with excellent local seafood and French dishes. Banyan Bar hires out boards for surfing, La Plage can serve till sunrise while Soul Kitchen is the rendezvous of local expat children so tourists with kids can easily find playmates for their children. The restaurant also offers good event organization and DJs.
Besides, there are Italian Luna with clay oven pizza and authentic pastas and White Sail with great barbecues and cocktails.
Vietnamese food is served at several restaurants at good prices, two best of them are Chien Restaurant and Lien Ka Restaurant. They offer fresh and delicious seafood, especially scallops and squid.
Here are some good restaurants near An Bang Beach
- Driftwood Cafe
- An Bang Beach Village Restaurant
- Bar cafe SUBI
- Mai Tai Bar – Cafe – Restaurant
- Cay Me
- Soul Kitchen
- Luna D’Autunno
- Banyan Beach Bar
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How to get to An Bang Beach Hoi An
What to do at An Bang Beach Hoi An
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