15 Jan 2021

Vietnam surfing best places to go are in central and southern Vietnam where having long sandy beaches with suitable high waves. For more details, please read the following article.

Table Contents
  • I - An introduction to surfing in Vietnam
  • II - Top of the best Vietnam surfing beaches
  • 1 - Surfing in Mui Ne
  • 2 - Surfing in Da Nang
  • 3 - Surfing in Hoi An
  • 4 - Surfing in Nha Trang
  • 5 - Vietnam surfing in Vung Tau
surfing in vietnam

I - An introduction to surfing in Vietnam

First of all, surfing is considered a sport with a long history. Although it has been in Vietnam for a long time, it is not until the international windsurfing tournaments were held here that this sport became really popular.
Are the conditions in Vietnam suitable for this subject?
Vietnam has a long coastline, especially in the southern region with many long and wide beaches, big waves, long monsoon season and year-round sunshine creating favorable conditions for surfing.

phu quoc beach surfing in vietnam

Source: Jonas Skorpil

Requirements for players: Surfing is a relatively risky sport, requiring players to be trained, technically professionally trained and well-prepared in health. 

II - Top of the best Vietnam surfing beaches

1 - Surfing in Mui Ne

Mui Ne is one of the most favorable beaches for surfing, even this place is ranked in the top of the best surfing seas in Southeast Asia.
Beaches suitable for surfing: In Mui Ne, Hon Rom is the most ideal place for surfing because the waves here are strong enough, the beach has no reefs or coral.
Best time for surfing: December to March
Reputable surfing teaching unit:  Jibe's Beach Club
- Service prices:
+ For beginners: 800,000 VND / person (~ 34 $)
+ Learn by hour: 400,000 VND / person / hour (~ 17 $)
+ For beginners to advanced: 1,400,000 VND / person (~ 60 $)
- Contact: +84 2523847405 or

2 - Surfing in Da Nang

In Da Nang, My Khe Beach and Non Nuoc beach is the best place for surfing in Vietnam. The reason is because both of these beaches have a suitable average water temperature of 27 degrees Celsius. Along with that the waves here reach the ideal height thanks to the wind blowing along with the sandy coastline stretching for approximately 30 km, these are absolutely favorable conditions for those who are just starting to learn this sport.

da nang beach surfing in vietnam

Source: Joseph Greve

Best time for surfing: From August to October or from March to May
Reputable surfing teaching unit: Da Nang Surf School
- Service price: (price is for reference only)
+ For beginners: 600,000 VND / person (~ 25 $)
+ For beginners to advanced: 1.200.000VND / person (~51$)
+ Learn by hour: 300.000VND / person/hour (~13$)
-  Contact: +84 79 666 6722  or

3 - Surfing in Hoi An

Cua Dai Beach is not far from the center of Hoi An (about 5km), located in Hoi An city, Quang Nam province. This place has a gentle white sandy beach and is the meeting point between 3 rivers Thu Bon, Truong Giang, De Vong. The long coastline combined with the rather strong waves with the height of over 1m have made this place an ideal place for taking Vietnam surfing sport. .
Best time for surfing: September to March
Reputable surfing teaching unit: Palm Garden Resort. In fact, this is a high-end resort, but inside it provides more teaching services as well as rental of equipment for this sport subject.
- Service price: (price is for reference only)
+ For beginners: 900.000VND / person (~38$)
+ For beginners to advanced: 1.300.000VND / person (~56$)
+ Learn by hour: 500.000VND / person/hour (~22$)
- Contact: 0235 3 927 927 or

4 - Surfing in Nha Trang

Nha Trang Beach, Doc Let Beach in Nha Trang are inherently famous for its attractive beauty and high waves. The stretching coast and strong winds always make this a place that attracts many "players" of surfing in Vietnam. 

nha trang beach surfing in vietnam

Source: Jonas Skorpil

Best time for surfing: from November to March
Reputable surfing teaching unit: The Shack Vietnam
- Service price: This is a specialized school providing high quality windsurfing courses, the instructors are also highly specialized and experienced, so the price will also be higher than some other units. Normally, the price will fluctuate at 1,400,000 VND / person / hour (~ 60 $).
- Contact: +84 796 663 903 or

5 - Vietnam surfing in Vung Tau

Vung Tau has a hot and humid climate all year round, so it creates favorable conditions for marine tourism and water sports to develop. Referring to surfing in Vung Tau, we can not mention Bai Sau beach with a long, gentle coastline and undulating waves with a height of nearly 2m. 

vung tau beach surfing in vietnam

Source: Delfi de la Rua

Best time: from October to April
Reputable surfing teaching unit: Vung Tau Beach Club
- Service price: 800.000VND /person/hour (~34$)
- Contact: +84 94 670 10 56 or
Above is our preliminary introduction to the sport of surfing in Vietnam. If you have the opportunity to visit the famous landmarks mentioned above, you should try once to experience this exciting adventure.

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