Vung Tau is one of the most famous coastal cities in Vietnam which can offer visitors a number of unique experiences. In addition to Con Heo Hill, Blue Stone Lake, Christ Statue, the charming Vung Tau beaches are the top must-visit destinations. 

Table Contents
  • I - Overview of Vung Tau beaches
  • II - Top outstanding beaches in Vung Tau 
  • 1 - Bai Truoc Beach (Vung Tau Front beach)
  • 2 - Bai Sau Beach (Vung Tau Back beach)
  • 3 - Bai Dua Beach (Pineapple Beach Vung Tau)
  • 4 - Long Hai Beach
  • 5 - Ho Tram Beach 
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I - Overview of Vung Tau beaches

Located about 95km to the southeast of Ho Chi Minh City which is equivalent to 2.3h by car, Vung Tau occupies an important trading position because it is located close to the center of Southeast Asia. It possesses an ideal sea zone that is suitable for the construction of large & deep-water ports. 
Besides the advantages for economic development, the sea in Vung Tau is also the convergence of many beautiful beaches suitable for marine tourism activities. The Vung Tau beaches are influenced by the typical tropical climate, so the weather is almost nice & pleasant with sunshine all year round. These beaches are the best place for kite flying, surfing, scuba diving, sunbathing,...
The best time to travel to Vung Tau is from May to October. 

II - Top outstanding beaches in Vung Tau 

The distance from Vung Tau city center to these beaches is not too far, ranging from 20-40km, so visitors can choose to travel by taxi or renting a motorbike. 
Taxi: Some famous taxi agencies in Vung Tau city: 

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- Mai Linh Taxi: +84 254 3 56 56 56
- Ba Ria Taxi: +84 254 3 82 82 82
- Vinasun Taxi: +84 254 38 27 27 27
Motorbike: Renting a motorbike is an amazing way of exploring the best beaches in Vung Tau by yourself. Motorbike rental fee is about 150,000 - 200,000 VND/ day (~ $6.46 - 8.62). Some motorbike rental agencies in Vung Tau City: 
- Minh Duc motorbike for rent: No.119, Hoang Hoa Tham street or No. 16, Xo Viet Nghe Tinh street, Vung Tau city; Phone: +84 908 191 134 / +84 772 627 117.
- Thanh Hai motorbike for rent: No.119/7 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Thang Tam ward, Vung Tau city; Phone: +84 989 177 044 / +84 939 215 039.
- Le No motorbike rental: No.24, Le Ngoc Han street, ward 1, Vung Tau city; Phone: +84 643 832 912 

1 - Bai Truoc Beach (Vung Tau Front beach)

Bai Truoc Beach, also known as Tam Duong beach, is a calm sea lying between Tao Phung and Tuong Ky mountains, possessing fine white sand and distinctive blue water. The scene is extremely picturesque and peaceful but equally vibrant  with ships close together - anchored along the coast.
Along the seashore, the straight rows of green coconut trees create a unique feeling of typical tropical beach space. From here, you can explore the great mountains with Cable Car service, Christ statue and Nguu Islet 
+ Location: Ha Long Street, Ward 1, Vung Tau City
+ Away 12.8km from the city center, it takes 30 minutes traveling by taxi with the cost of 150,000 - 200,000 VND/ way (~ $6.46 - 8.62). 

2 - Bai Sau Beach (Vung Tau Back beach)

Bai Sau Beach or Thuy Van Beach is a 8km long sandy beach. You can feel the typical atmosphere of the tropical beach with green coconut trees, emerald green water surrounded by evergreen mountains. Hidden in the coconut groves are the houses designed simply by wooden materials and bold local architecture. 

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In addition to marine tourism activities such as swimming, sunbathing, boating at the Vietnam Vung Tau beach ... you can explore other attractive destinations such as Hon Ba Island - a small island with a road connecting to the beach solely appearing at low tide, Tao Phung mountain where you enjoy the fresh air and watch the 32m high Kito statue, Nghinh Phong cape. 
Located in Thang Nam ward, Vung Tau city. Away 12.6km from the city center - or 20 minutes traveling by car. You can call a 4-seater taxi with a cost of 150,000 - 200,000 VND / way (~ $6.46 - 8.62). 

3 - Bai Dua Beach (Pineapple Beach Vung Tau)

Bai Dua beach or Lang Du beach nestled at the foot of Nui Nho is quite close to Nghinh Phong cape. You can completely immerse yourself in the wild beauty of the majestic mountains surrounding Bai Dua beach and strong waves of clear blue water.
Bai Dua beach, having many beautiful natural rocky rapids, is an ideal place to admire the sunrise or to have a campfire.along with wide sandy beaches.
Location: Located between Bai Truoc beach and bai Sau beach in Thang Nam ward, Vung Tau city. It is about 15km from the city center or 30 minutes by taxi with the cost of 200,000 - 250,000 VND (~ $8.6 - 11). 

4 - Long Hai Beach

Located about 100km from Ho Chi Minh City, Long Hai is one of the best beaches in Vung Tau which is famous for a wild and pure beach. Long Hai beach impresses tourists with a beautiful and romantic coastal road with green casuarina and cherry blossoms blooming every Lunar New Year. 
It's great to go swimming, sunbathing, or walking or to experience the daily life of the locals. Watching the basket boats bobbing on the waves and enjoying fresh seafood dishes are recommended things to do on a trip to the beach in Vung Tau 
Location: Long Hai beach, TT Long Hai, Long Dien District, Ba Ria Vung Tau province. About 15km from the city center, you can take a taxi with 200,000 to 250,000 VND/ way (~ $8.62 - 11).

5 - Ho Tram Beach 

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Ho Tram beach, the best beach in Vung Tau which was voted by the US CNNGo television channel as one of the most unspoiled beaches in the world. Tourists will be wowed by the charming crystal water, smooth white sand, and the rows of green casuarina. Spending time sitting at leaf huts with a cocktail while listening to the sound of the ocean is the great way to appreciate life.  
Coming to Ho Tram beach, do not forget to visit Phuoc Buu botanical garden.
Location: Ho Tram beach, Phuoc Thuan commune, Xuyen Moc District, Ba Ria Vung Tau province. About 15km from the city center, corresponding to 30 minutes of traveling by taxi, the costs range from 200,000 to 250,000 VND (~ $8.62 - 11).
Above is a list of Top 5 most beautiful beaches in Vung Tau. Wishing you the most amazing experience here. 

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