THE BEST SURFING IN VIETNAM


15 Jan 2021

The best spots to go surfing in Vietnam are the beaches in the Central & South where there are long sandy beaches with suitable high waves. Read on for more information.

Table Contents
  • 1 - Mui Ne
  • 2 - Da Nang 
  • 3 - Hoi An 
  • 4 - Nha Trang 
  • 5 - Vung Tau 
surfing in vietnam
Source: NICO BHLR

Surfing in Vietnam, why not? Vietnam - a charming country in Southeast Asia with a long coastline, is a new but nice destination for surfing lovers. The endless tropical beaches with warm climate nearly all year round, undoubtedly, is an ideal place for sea tourism and activities such as surfing and kitesurfing. 

phu quoc beach surfing in vietnam

Source: Jonas Skorpil

1 - Mui Ne - an ideal place for surfing in Vietnam

Mui Ne - a charming cape in Phan Thiet City, is one of the most favorite beaches for surfing. This place is even ranked at the top of the best surfing seas in Southeast Asia. In Mui Ne, Hon Rom beach is the most ideal place for surfing because the waves here are strong enough and the beach has no reefs or coral.

Best time: from December to March

Tour operator: Jibe's Beach Club

Vietnam surfing’s price list in Mui Ne: 

- 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: 

- Website: https://www.jibesbeachclub.com/

- Hotline: +84 2523847405

2 - Surfing in Danang City

Danang City is dubbed as one of the most livable cities in Vietnam which is famous for exciting nightlife, interesting entertainment, clear water beaches,...Danang is also one of the best places to surf in Vietnam. And China Beach or My Khe Beach, and Non Nuoc Beach are the best places for surfing. The reason is that 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

Danang surfing is the best surfing in Vietnam - Source: Joseph Greve

The best time to surf in Danang City: from August to October or from March to May

Tour operator: Da Nang Surf School

Service price (price is for reference only): 

- For beginners: 600,000 VND/person ($25)

- For beginners to advanced: 1,200,000 VND/person ($51)

- Learn by hour: 300,000 VND/person/hour ($13)

Contact:  

- Website: http://www.danangsurfschool.com 

- Hotline: +84 79 666 6722 

3 - Surfing in Vietnam at Hoi An beaches

Cua Dai Beach belongs to Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province - about 5km from the center of Hoi An Ancient Town. Cua Dai Beach has a gentle white sandy beach and is the meeting point between the 3 rivers of Thu Bon, Truong Giang, and De Vong. The long coastline combined with the rather strong waves with a height of over 1m have made this place an ideal place for taking in the Vietnam surfing sport. 

The best time to surf in Hoi An City: from September to March

Tour operator: 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 sports.

- Service price: (price is for reference only)

+ For beginners: 900,000 VND/person ($38)

+ For beginners to advanced level: 1,300,000 VND/person ($56)

+ Learn by hour: 500,000 VND/person/hour ($22)

- Contact:   

+ Website: https://palmgardenresort.com.vn/

+ Hotline: 0235 3 927 927 

4 - Surfing in Nha Trang City

Nha Trang Beach in Nha Trang City Center is 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 when they travel to Vietnam.

 

nha trang beach surfing in vietnam

Surfing in Nha Trang - Source: Jonas Skorpil

Vietnam surf season in Nha Trang: from November to March

Surfing tour operator: 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.

- Surfing tour price: 1,400,000 VND/person/hour ($60)

- Contact:

+ Website: https://shackvietnam.com/

+ Hotline: +84 796 663 903

5 - Vietnam surfing in Vung Tau City

Beaches suitable for surfing: 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

Surfing in Vung Tau - Source: Delfi de la Rua

The best time to surf in Vung Tau City: from October to April

Tour operator: Vung Tau Beach Club

- Service price: 800,000 VND/person/hour ($34)

- Contact:  

+ Website: http://vungtaubeachclub.com/

+ Hotline: +84 94 670 10 56

✍ You may not know about surfing in Vietnam war: In the Vietnam war, to deal with the hardship and worries in the war, many American soldiers often took surfing as a good relaxing activity to break free from the pressure & worries about the deaths. 

Above is a preliminary introduction to the sport of surfing in Vietnam from Localtravelidea. 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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