Because it’s such a popular historical destination, few people actually know that Hue also offers non-historical recreational attractions such as swimming in hot springs, pools and beaches. That’s right: you can actually go swimming in Hue, and if you’re up to it, in the neighboring cities with their tantalizing beach waters.
Below are some of the most popular beaches in Hue you can check out for a good swimming and for a few days of relaxation.
The Thuan An Beach is roughly 13 kilometers from downtown Hue. It is reachable by motorbikes and even bicycles. It is a popular beach among Vietnamese locals and can get crowded on weekends and holidays. A quieter part of the sea can be found in the South side in what used to be the main beach. This original beach once experienced a powerful surge from the sea because of a huge storm. Nowadays, few locals venture in the area in the [Read more…]