Twenty years have transformed Mui Ne from a small fishing village to a hot-on-the-radar sun holiday destination. Five hours from Ho Chi Minh City and a regular stop on Open Bus tours, Mui Ne has 10-kilometres of white sand beach – more if you venture north along the coast. Here’s a roundup of where travellers can get their fill of beach ... Read more about Mui Ne's beaches .
Mui Ne is a kitesurfer’s paradise, and competes with Boracay in The Philippines as the kite surfing capital of Southeast Asia. It draws wind- and kite-surfers from around the world due to its consistent cross onshore winds. During peak season, you’ll see a flurry of activity along Mui Ne’s entire shoreline; on average it has 227 days a year with winds of more than 12 knots. Not surprising, ... Read more about Kite surfing .
While not as impressive as the My Son temple complex in Da Nang or Po Nagar in Nha Trang, the Po Shanu Cham Towers (Thap Po Shanu) provide a quick opportunity to see some remnants of the Champa Empire. The temple dates back to the ninth century. It is believed that the Cham people descended from the Sa Huynh, who inhabited the same area from 1000 BC to the second century AD, when Cham culture ... Read more about Po Shanu Cham Towers .
Mui Ne’s sand dunes – one red, the other white – are a fascinating regional phenomenon created by the high winds rushing to and from the ocean. Since Mui Ne is thin on tourist sights, the dunes have become the top attraction, their natural beauty somewhat diminished by the crowds scampering all over ... Read more about Sand dunes .