With its ease of access from the major commercial hub of HCMC and its unique micro climate, Vung Tau has long been a holiday destination. Unlike many other tourist destinations in Vietnam it has the advantages of ease of access, vast and varying beaches, mountains and lowlands, with constant coastal activities due to its proximity to major shipping lanes.
This coastal City of Vung Tau is one of the top choices for tourism destination in Vietnam for discerning connoisseurs of beach beauty, romantic scenes and historic culture. Our Earth Mother blessed Vung Tau with a comfortable climate, a long beach with white sands and gentle waves nourish Vung Tau. This beach front City is set against a backdrop of small and great mountains. Its charming beauty attracts 8 million local and foreign visitors every year.
Visitors will also be impressed by diverse cultural sights such as the statue of Jesus, The Pagoda of Lying Buddha (Chua Hon Ba) along the coast line, the most ancient Lighthouse in Asian area, a French White Palace (Bach Dinh) built in 1898-1916, fishing villages, shipbuilding yards and the world army museum. Visitors can further enhance their trips by experiencing sports activities at the beach: sailing, boat racing, fishing and diving. Unforgettable successes in Vung Tau, gaining of global and traditional events: International Kite Flying competition, Mrs. World Beauty Pageant or the World Food Festival.