Photo: Nam Du isn't all that busy.


Nam Du Island

Tourist infrastructure is slowly growing and up until recently the only rooms available were those let out in people’s homes. Now a few accommodation options with private bathroom are available. Expect basic rooms, with no towel, toilet paper or top sheet provided. BYO torch as power on the island is not reliable.

56 Cu Tron Hamlet, Nam Du Island
US$10 to 20
Huynh Hua Guesthouse
Flashpacker - US$10 to 20
56 Cu Tron Hamlet, Nam Du Island
T: (077) 3830 709

Huynh Hua looks like the kind of guesthouse most foreign backpackers are used to. It’s by far the most comfortable accommodation option on the island – and they know it since they command a relatively high rate. Other guesthouses we checked out in town were cheaper but very basic and had as much appeal as a prison cell. Strong cooking smells from the kitchen dominate the ground floor but... Read our full review of Huynh Hua Guesthouse.

To 11, An Phu Hamlet, Nam Du Island
Under US$10
Phong Vu
Backpacker - Under US$10
To 11, An Phu Hamlet, Nam Du Island
T: (091) 9138 369

Location, location, location. Phong Vu’s rooms are basic but the oceanfront location is the draw. For now it is Nam Du island’s only accommodation where you can swim two metres from your door. Located on the south east coast, four kilometres south of the main village/pier, Phong Vu is a single concrete cottage with nine rooms facing the ocean. Rooms are simple affairs with a few handy... Read our full review of Phong Vu.

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