KHANH HOA – During a short trip, a small family can relax in a beach resort, visit the oceanographic institute, have dinner on a yacht…
On the anniversary of the death anniversary (April 9-11), many places are not too crowded, the resorts are also free of charge on the occasion of April 30 and May 1. Here are suggestions to experience Nha Trang in 3 days for young families.
Where to stay?
The resort in Cam Ranh is about 10 minutes by car from the airport and about 30 minutes from the center of Nha Trang city, convenient for travelers who want to relax and love privacy. Which Alma Resort is suggested for families with small children.
The total area of the resort is 30 hectares, located on the pristine Dai beach. There are 580 sea view villas with private swimming pools and apartments. All have a living room, separate bedroom, and kitchen area, suitable for groups of up to 9 people. With a large space and closed design, visitors feel privacy.
The resort has 12 outdoor swimming pools, a water park, cinema, youth play area, children’s play area, gym, yoga, golf course… suitable for all family members family. The price to stay here is from 3,500,000 VND/night. Visitors also have many other options with the same price range to stay as The Anam if they love coconut groves and green lawns or Movenpick Resort…
The next day, you can stay at the center of Nha Trang to explore the city. Tran Phu is a beachfront street with hotels like Intercontinental, priced from 3,000,000 VND/night, Premier Coastal Nha Trang Apartments from 2,800,000 VND/night, or beach resorts like Amiana Resort, priced from 1,900,000 VND/night.
On the first day, you can go for a walk on the sunny beach or immerse yourself in the outdoor swimming pools, and water parks with tube slides. In the afternoon, there are archery and kite flying activities on the grass hill, please register in advance with the reception.
At sunset, you return to Atlantis restaurant on the beach to sip cocktails while sitting on the sand, then enjoy fresh seafood prepared with Vietnamese flavor. If you love European cuisine, go to La Casa Italian restaurant with steak, slow-cooked beef with wine, pizza, and spaghetti. Friday night, there is a pizza-making class for kids.
The evening is the time for you to watch movies in the 70-seat cinema. Guests who love the bustle should head to the Amphitheater area with its outdoor bar. There is a bartending and fire dance performance in the background of vibrant music, attracting a large number of local people every evening. Drink prices here from 50,000 VND.
The next morning, wake up early to watch the sunrise from the big balcony or the beach, then have breakfast. Visitors can sign up for an experience program to see the operation of a resort. It is also installing more than 5,600 solar panels, to reduce carbon emissions into the environment.
After check-out, visitors get on the bus to move to Nha Trang city center. The afternoon schedule is to visit the Nha Trang Institute of Oceanography, near Cau Da port, Vinh Nguyen ward, about 6 km from the center. Ticket price is 40,000 VND/adult, 20,000 VND for students and 10,000 VND for students. Opening hours are from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on weekdays.
The Institute is home to 24,000 specimens of more than 4,000 marine species, many of which are beautiful and rare. These creatures live in the East Sea and adjacent seas. They are kept and displayed through pictures, specimens, and living things. Some specimens can be loved by children such as sea cows in Con Dao, Chinese sturgeon, humpback whale skeletons, etc. Here, there are marine species taming areas, artificial mangroves, and birthing areas. big sea creature…
In the evening, instead of enjoying seafood on the mainland, you can choose to have dinner on Emperor Cruises Nha Trang. Boats pick up tourists at Nha Trang port, a few hundred meters from the Institute of Oceanography. The yacht is designed in a classic style but no less luxurious. Cruise in Nha Trang Bay, visitors can go to the top deck to enjoy cocktails, enjoy the cool breeze and watch the sunset.
Anchored in calm waters, the boat serves dinner to music from guitar and violin. The menu includes crab soup, grilled oysters with cheese, steamed lobster… depending on the reservation of visitors. Dinner price from 2,100,000 VND per adult and child from 1,600,000 VND. Guests in need will be served anti-sickness medicine before boarding the boat. You should also avoid days with high winds to avoid feeling drunk and uncomfortable.
In the evening in Nha Trang, visitors can visit the night market, take a walk in April 2 square, and watch the tower of incense. The city has also reopened many bars, including the one on the beach Sailing Club on Tran Phu Street or Skylight located on the 43rd floor of the Havana Hotel with sea views.
On the morning of the third day, visitors visit Ponagar Tower. This is one of the largest Champa cultural heritages in the country, located on a high hill. The area consists of 3 floors connected by stone steps. The Gate Tower area is no longer present, but in the middle is the Mandapa floor where visitors rest and prepare for the ceremony. On this floor, there are 12 small columns outside and 10 large columns inside. The last floor of the structure has towers up to 23 m high, built with tight-fitting bricks, without the need for adhesives. This is also where many tourists save beautiful photos of the tower and the sea view from above.
Some dishes should try in Nha Trang
Besides seafood, Nha Trang has many dishes to remember such as grilled beef, grilled spring rolls, Banh Can / vermicelli with fish…
Nguyen Loan fish cake soup shop at 123 Ngo Gia Tu street is a suggestion. This is a long-standing brand that is loved by many tourists and residents. The shop has cake soup or vermicelli, broth with boiled sailfish, and sweet mackerel. The types of fillings served are fried fish cakes, steamed fish cakes, pickled fish, and crispy jellyfish legs. The special bowl here is 45,000 VND.
The next suggested dish is Lac Canh grilled beef. The beef here is sliced into soft squares, marinated with sweet and spicy sauce. Guests can order pre-grilled or raw meat to grill on charcoal stoves, note that the hands are turned over and grilled just right to feel the softness and sweetness of the beef. The shop also sells eel served with rice paper. The average price of a meal is 100,000 VND/person.
Coming to Nha Trang, visitors should not miss spring rolls, served with raw vegetables, pickled vegetables and sweet dipping sauce. The dish is not too full, so it can be used as a side dish. Some suggested addresses for visitors are Dang Van Quyen grilled spring rolls on Lan Ong street, Ba Sau grilled spring rolls in To Vinh Dien…