Photo: Binh Tien beach, near Cam Ranh Bay.

Things to see and do

Cam Ranh beaches

Beach bums with an independent streak will love exploring Cam Ranh Bay’s beaches. Most of this coast remains undeveloped. There are a few small resorts you can pay to lie on their sunbed for the day, but Cam Ranh is really for people who think plopping down on a stretch of wild, empty coast sounds like ... Read more about Cam Ranh beaches .

Vinh Hy-Binh Tien Pass

The Vinh Hy-Binh Tien pass easily ranks as one of Vietnam’s best scenic motorbike rides and it is probably the most unsung: Seventeen kilometres of freshly paved and virtually empty road winds its way along magnificent unspoiled coast. It starts from a gorgeous stretch of white sand known as Binh Tien beach and ends in the small fishing village of Vinh Hy in Ninh Thuan province; along the way ... Read more about Vinh Hy-Binh Tien Pass .

Binh Hung Island

Just off the coast south of Cam Ranh Bay is the tiny rocky island of Binh Hung. It flies under the radar, with scant travel information in English available online and few foreign visitors. As we anchored in a secluded cove on the eastern side of the island and dived off the boat into pristine waters, we were beside ourselves with joy: we had found a secret ... Read more about Binh Hung Island .

Where to next?

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

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