Hoi An & Central Coast Guide

Vietnam’s central strip boasts some of the country’s best beaches and historic cities.

Da Nang is the biggest and liveliest centre, with over 20 miles of golden sands, tree-lined boulevards and excellent nightlife. The old port of Hoi An is renowned for its maze of alleyways and street markets selling great food. The former imperial capital of Hue on the Perfume River has some fascinating royal tombs, temples and monuments to explore.

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Whether you want to explore on a city tour or try your hand at Vietnamese cooking, our Asia experts can include exciting experiences and tours in your holiday.

Things to do on the Central Coast

  • See the Citadel in Hue
  • Explore UNSECO word heritage listed Hoi An on foot
  • Taste your first Banh It la Gai, a local cake
  • Visit and explore the Museum of Cham
  • Admire the views at the Marble Mountains
  • Visit the tombs of former emperors in Hue
  • Enjoy a Vietnamese cooking class and market visit
  • Relax at a Hoi An spa
  • Go on a bicycle tour through local countryside
  • Snorkel or scuba dive the Cu Lao Cham Marine Park

Getting There

Danang’s airport is 2km west of the city centre and a journey takes around 6 minutes by car.

By Air – Daily flights in and out of Danang connect it with Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Nha Trang and Da Lat.

By Road – There are frequent bus services between Danang, Hue and Hoi An. Danang to Hoi An by road takes around 1 hour.

Combine With

Combine the beaches and attractions of the Central Coast with Saigon and Hanoi for a fabulous Vietnam experience. Or you can add Cambodia, Hong Kong or any other Asia destination.

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Hoi An & Central Coast Hotels & Experiences

Places to stay and things to do in Vietnam's Central Coast.

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