Things to see and do
Phan Triet is billed as the place to be in Vietnam if you're a golfer. The Novotel Ocean Dunes has a gorgeous, 18-hole, 72 par course -- voted number one in Vietnam by Golf Digest magazine. Sealinks, on the way to Mui Ne, is another option. But for most visitors, the main attraction is the beach ... read more
About 30 km south of Phan Thiet along the coast is an area known for it's lighthouse on a small island just across the water. It's an absolutely gorgeous stretch of beach, and as you get closer to the lighthouse there are strikingly colourful and intricate rock formations all along the shore. If ... read more
The draw here is the 59 metre-long reclining Buddha. It's impressive size was enough to peak our interest, but when we heard you could ride up to it by cable car, we had to see it. The Blissed out Buddha is only about 25 km west of Phan Triet along highway 1A. Once you enter the grounds, a ... read more
A lot of Mui Ne tour operations advertise a 'dragon fruit garden' as a stop on a day-long tour. This is really just a 'dragon fruit plantation,' and there's little point in paying someone to take you to one. If you're headed to Ta Cu on your own, you'll see scads of such plantations all along route ... read more
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