Previously occupied by both the French and the Americans, Da Nang marks the halfway point between the capital in the north, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City. Mother nature blesses for Da Nang to locate very near three UNESCO World Culture Heritages: Hue Imperial City, Hoi An Ancient Town, My Son Sanctuary and Cham Island – UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
SILVER BEACHES IN THE FRONT – GREEN MOUNTAINS IN THE BACK
It appears that Mother Nature really give priority to Da Nang in making a wonderful harmony of mountains and beaches. It could not be better than swimming freely under cool water and overseeing the breathtaking Hai Van pass on the left and the Marble Mountain on the right. Among well-known Danang beaches, My Khe Beach is the perfect destination for anyone who loves beaches. The prestigious American business magazine – Forbes voted My Khe beach in Da Nang as one of the six most attractive beaches on the planet in 2005. Just about 3km from the city center, My Khe beach is not only served with free of charges but also offers a variety of fun beach activities such as canoeing, surfing, diving… Furthermore, lifeguard systems are always available 24/7. Tourists easily offer a wide range of world-class resorts and luxury villas with international standards. More simply, you can also hold overnight camping parties with friends and enjoy the sound of a wave crashing on the beach.
It appears that the pride of homeland makes Da Nang people always want their city to become most beautiful one in tourists’ eyes. This is the reason why they do the best to show their sincerity and hospitality to all tourists. Don’t be afraid to say your word to people here, because they will always give you the first gift – the smile and then be willing to give you the best advice. Da Nang people are not bad “marketers”. They may not know how to bombastically entice you to visit, but they must know how to make you come back here again. One more. And one more time.
The best time to visit Da Nang is during the period April to August every year when it becomes more animated with dozens of special events and fesstivals. In April, visitors are welcomed to Da Nang International Fireworks Festival which displays colourful “fire to the sky”. In May, many athletics all over the world come here to join in the competitive VNG Ironman Race. “Da Nang Summer Destination” and “Color Me Run” are annually taken place in June which promise lots of attractive activities and entertainment at beaches to everyone. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy Asia Cocofest Music Festival with the gathering of hot Asian artists and buffet party as well as lively music performance in August. What is more, a range of other unique festivals and entertainment events are hold which ensure to make you “forget the way to go home”.