|Guide about Phan Thiet
ountains and sandy hills. Agriculture is almost non existent since few crops can grow on this arid land.
A few kilometers East of Phan Thiet is some of the most beautiful stretches of beaches in Vietnam. Some are lined with tall coconut trees, others lean against vast red sand dunes.
During the period between July and October, the fishing season is at its pinnacle in Phan Thiet as fishermen go out to sea. These boats form a magnificent display of lights at night and can be seen from shore. In fact, the scene is likening to a floating city by the locals.
Bai Rang or Rang Beach is probably the most beautiful beach in Phan Thiet. It is located 15 Km northeast of Phan Thiet and is described by the locals as the beach that is nestled in the middle of a coconut palm forest. Other landmarks in the area of Rang beach are Da ong Dia (boulders of the Earth God), and Suoi Tien (Celestial stream).
Mui Ne Sand Dunes
However, by far the most popular among tourists are Mui Ne Sand Dunes and Mui Ne Beaches located 12 miles East of Phan Thiet. The sand dune in this area is shaped by the elements of the wind and therefore is a spectacular site to the visitors.
Mui Ne Fishing Village
Mui Ne gets its name from the local fishermen using this area as a shelter during the stormy season. Mui means nose or peninsula and Ne means to duck or to take shelter. The combination of sun, sand and deep turquoise water of the Pacific Ocean create a breath taking and spectacular site to the visitors.
Location: Going from Phan Thiet to Mui Ne for 26km, then for more 4km along the seashore tourists will set foot in the Hon Rom.
Characteristics: The beach is clean and beautiful with clear blue water.
Calm winds sing lullabies unceasingly under cool shadows of coconuts trees sagging under the weight of their fruit. White sand dunes follow the yellow ones. The dunes keep changing their shapes as a result of wind blowing. All set up a wild attraction, inviting tourists to this well-known field resort.
Tourists often come here to sightsee and discover the unique beauty of the sand dunes. Newly built bamboo cottages on sand dunes and new forms of entertainment such as sand surfing, sea-bathing, fire burning outside camps, or boarding on fishing boats add greater charm to the resort.