5 Best Things to Do in Phan Thiet – Mui Ne (part 1)

The best sights at Phan Thiet and the Mui Ne beach include geographical beauties, traditional fishing settlements, untouched beaches, green mountains, and ancient buildings dating back to the 9th century. Obviously, during their vacation in the capital of Binh Thuan province, tourists have lots to see and do.

Red Sand Dunes

The Red Sand Dunes are a special natural training course in Phan Thiet that offers you a variety of experiences, including beautiful snapshots. It has rough brown sand, with mild slopes reminiscent of a miniature Middle-Eastern desert, situated three kilometers north of Mui Ne. You would be welcomed with a big sunset view of the ocean if you reach the highest point. Plastic sleds for around VND 10,000 to VND 20,000 are popular activity (and fun), here. Please be mindful that you ought to reserve boards as the local boys want to charge extort fees for renting the thin plastic cover. Visitors will even borrow quads and buggies to visit the Red Sand Dunes, so please make sure that you negotiate the price in advance.

  • Location: 3km north of Mui Ne Town, Phan Thiet – Mui Ne

Mui Ne Beach

This popular coastal city in the capital of the Province of Binh Thuan lies on the seafront of Mui Ne Beach. It has 15 km of sandy beaches, mild waves, and exclusive resorts along the shore. The north of Mui Ne Beach houses the traditional fishing village while the south offers events like water and swimming. The most famous sport in Mui Ne Beach is kitesurfing thanks to its rock-free waters. Between November and March, when there are sunshine and light winds, is the perfect time to enjoy it.

  • Location: Phan Thiet

The fishing village Mui Ne boasts a magnificent view of the wild coastline, with swinging palm trees and colorful water-moored fishing boats. Located on the northern side of Mui Ne Bay, make sure you visit a fishing port early in the morning as local fishers pick up crabs, scallops, mugs and stingrays. Mui Ne Fishing Village is now home to a wide range of seafood restaurants and gift shops because of the increasing number of international tourists.

  • Location: 7km north of Mui Ne Town, Phan Thiet – Mui Ne

Po Shanu Cham Towers

Three ancient towers of worship devoted to the deities of Hindu Lord Shiva, Agni, and Nandi. Built during the Champa Kingdom, these ruins overlook Phan Thiet and the distant coastline on Ong Hoang Hill. You will also discover a castle used by the French and South Vietnamese forces if you explore past the walls. A monument to the revolutionaries who started an assault on the fortress in 1947 is also accessible. A 15-minute drive from Mui Ne Town is a short distance from the Po-shanu cham towers. Before arriving there is a fee of VND 10,000.

  • Location: Ong Hoang Hill, Phan Thiet – Mui Ne
  • Price Range: VND 10,000

Fairy Stream

Thanks to the dramatic scenery of reds, blues, oranges, and pinks Fairy Stream is a photography hotspot in Phan Thiet and Mui Ne. A blend of white and red sand dunes on either side of Fairy Stream is clear of clear water from Ham Tien’s Dinh Mountain, and an open area of greenery, flowery flowers, and palm trees is located on the other. There are many stalls along the way if you get a little punchy, while upstream bars and restaurants are situated. Make sure that you wear comfortable clothes and carry an extra couple of shoes as you wad through water on your Fairy Stream tour.

  • Location: Huynh Thuc Khang, Ham Tien, Phan Thiet – Mui Ne