Photo: Ca Na beach scenes.


Ca Na

There are two types of options in Ca Na: waterfront hotels along Highway 1A and ultra-local guesthouses on the highway or in the village. Ca Na is a seaside getaway for Vietnamese tourists: Accommodation is overpriced and leaves much to be desired, yet don’t be surprised if everything is full on the weekend.

We had previously included hotels in Vinh Hao in our coverage, specifically because of (the now defunct) Vietnam Scuba. With no scuba outfitter, two enormous power plants and a massive army of workers to run it, there’s no reason a tourist would want to dally in Vinh Hao. If for some strange reason you find yourself having to stay a night, 350,000 dong a night Vinh Hao Hotel on Highway 1A will do, but really, get thee to Ca Na.

Ca Na Hotel
Flashpacker - US$10 to 20
Km 1589 Route 1A, Ca Na
T: (068) 376 1320

Ca Na Hotel is the best budget option in town, and it’s waterfront to boot. Not surprising, it is full on the weekends so if you expect you’ll be there during that time, it’s worthwhile trying to book in advance. There are no other comparable options in both price or quality. A-Frame bungalows line the rocky shore. Inside the room is a basic box with tile floor and decent amenities: fan,... Read our full review of Ca Na Hotel.

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Hon Co Ca Na Resort
Midrange - US$20 to 50
Highway 1A, Ca Na
T: (068) 376 0998

Hon Co Ca Na Resort is a surprising and puzzling find in a town that is more like a truck stop than a beach holiday destination. The resort is your typical Vietnamese tour series resort, built to cater to tour groups, completely dead and empty in the day until once in a while, a bus rolls in late at night. The well-lit deluxe rooms are new, rather swank and well appointed with typical hotel... Read our full review of Hon Co Ca Na Resort.

Nhu Y Guesthouse
Flashpacker - US$10 to 20
Lac Son 2, Ca Na
T: (068) 3553 590

If you’re on a strict budget and Cana Hotel is full, then you’re limited to the local guesthouses away from the waterfront, found either in the village or along the highway. Nhu Y Guesthouse (Nha Nghi Nhu Y) is the best of the bunch and you can look forward to ultra basic motel-style rooms. It’s charmless but functional, the building a relatively modern one. You get tile floors, mint... Read our full review of Nhu Y Guesthouse.

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Ca Na? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Vietnam.

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