1 Con Dao Islands

Discover the site of Vietnam’s most feared prison, which now welcomes divers, trekkers and beach bums.

2 Ca Na beach

Everyone knows about Nha Trang and Mui Ne, but the southern coast still has a few virtually deserted beaches – this pristine stretch being one such example.

3 Mui Ne

Stay in a fancy resort at Mui Ne and go kitesurfing in the breezy bay.

4 Cham monuments

Get up close to the impressive Po Klong Garai towers, just outside Phan Rang, and other other Cham towers in the region.

5 Underwater activities

Snorkel or dive in the clear waters off the islands near Nha Trang.

6 Mud baths

Wallow in a mud bath at the Thap Ba Hot Springs near Nha Trang.

7 Quy Nhon

Spend a couple of days meandering around this relatively unsung beach city with a pleasant chilled-out vibe, great seafood and some of the coast’s best Cham ruins.

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