Ranked among the “25 Most Beautiful Beaches in Asia” by TripAdvisor in 2013, the breathtaking environs of Cua Dai Beach are no longer a well-kept secret. Often regarded as one of Vietnam’s premier beach hubs this quaint beachfront located a mere 4km from Hoi An is becoming a household name among beach lovers the world over due to this recent accolade. With its name literally translating to “Big Sea Mouth” Cua Dai Beach has been a popular beach resort in Quang Nam Province’s Cam An Ward for decades due to the secluded nature of the beachfront as well as its soft, white sands. Stretching across the coastline for more than 30km, Cua Dai Beach is nearly 300m wide and is renowned for its idyllic sands, soft waves and crystal clear waters. Frequented by locals and foreigners alike this prime stretch of beachfront with azure hued waters is the stuff of dreams for vacationers.
Perfectly suited for holidaymakers in search of a private beach space to unwind and soak up the atmosphere, Cua Dai Beach covers a wide stretch of land making it ideal for long walks and other explorative expeditions. Those looking to work on their tans or catch up on reading while sitting immersed in one’s own personal space can do so at the location where a deckchair is all that one requires to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Beach vendors selling refreshing fruity drinks and snacks such as piping hot baguettes are also omnipresent here with pineapple juice beverages deemed the drink du jour in Cua Dai according to most visitors.
The calm waters with gentle waves also makes the area perfect for swimming as novices and young children can go for a swim in the shallow ocean waters of the locale. The months from April to October are ideal for swimming in this venue which is equally popular with water sports fanatics. Those looking to take up a new water sporting activity or engage in popular water-based adventures can also let their dreams take flight at Cua Dai where facilities as well as weather conditions geared for various activities are available all year round. As a large beachfront that reaches to the fringes of Da Nang city, Cua Dai is also a favourite haunt for seafood lovers as kiosks selling fresh delicacies from the ocean are scattered around the area here. Especially stunning during night time, the seashore sees an influx of walkers and revellers during full-moon nights.
Travellers in search of a luxurious Hoi An spa resort should look no further than the elegant Anantara Hoi An Resort. Conveniently located in a scenic position this Hoi An hotel pulls out all the stops when it comes to vacationing in Vietnam’s beach capital.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers. Google+