Most tourists leapfrog the 400km-plus of coastline between Nha Trang and Hoi An on a tour bus, but swathes of splendid coastline do exist along this stretch of the country, many of which remain relatively untouched. Visitors to places like Doc Let, Whale Island and Bai Dai will find good accommodation options and uncrowded beaches in front of their resort.

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