Mui Ne-Phan Thiet – the place on the earth or in the heaven?

Published:  05:16 Thursday - September 26, 2013

Mui Ne-Phan Thiet, located in the South Centre area, Viet Nam , is very unique with sunlight, winds, long-spreading out beach and poetic landscape. Come to this land, there should be a question that you can come up with: Is this place on the earth or in the heaven? Explore Mui Ne-Phan Thiet to induce the answer for yourself!

Mui Ne is the name of a beach which is a famous centre of tourism in Phan Thiet province and one of the destinations listed in national tourism area in Vietnam. The Mui Ne name originated from the common habit of fisherman who often goes here to get round of storm. “Mui” is the cape viewing to the sea; “Ne” means to hide. There is the combination of the yellow color of sands, the shining yellow of sunlight and the deep blue color of the sea which can fresh you with the clean and warm atmosphere.



Mui Ne-Phan Thiet sea heaven

Mui Ne is awarded nice, poetic and dreamlike beaches with long white sand beach nested in the blue flow of seawater. Especially, Mui Ne located in the tropical area where is little suffered from the South-East monsoon characterized by hot and dry climate, is the attractive destination for tourists for 4 seasons in a year. 

The best period to come to Mui Ne-Phan Thiet

Phan Thiet’s climate is dry for the whole year with the average temperature of 27 C degree. You can visit Phan Thiet in every season but the best period with great waves is from August to December and another period of comfortable winds is from November to April. You shouldn’t’ come to Mui Ne in July because the seaweed makes the seawater not as blue as that we expect so you will be offered a cheaper price for your visit.

Means for travel

Travel to Mui Ne-Phan Thiet is very easy because the routes of transportation have been extended and mended. To visit Mui Ne, you can take another choices such as flights, trains and transporting cars. 

If you depart for there from Hanoi, it is unfortunate for you that there is no direct flights available from the two ports Hanoi- Mui Ne. Therefore, if you want to go for Mui Ne, you should take a flight form Hanoi to Sai Gon and then take a car to travel to Mui Ne. Or you can take a flight from Hanoi to Cam Ranh airport in Nha Trang and continue your travel to Phan Thiet by the Open Tour brand vehicle from Nha Trang to Phan Thiet-Mui Ne.

If you travel from Ho Chi Minh city, there are also many choices for you to take up. Everyday, there are many Open Bus travel turns for Mui ne, Hon Rom like: Sai Gon tourist; the West depot; the East depot (70 thousand dong/ticket. Departure time: 09:00 and 14:00). Or you can go by boat from Ho Chi Minh city to Phan Thiet (Every morning at 7:05, there is always a train from Sai Gon to Phan Thiet on Saturday and Sunday with an extra departure in the afternoon. Except for the two days of weekends, remaining days are not crowded. From Phan Thiet station, it takes 30 to 40 minutes to go to Mui Ne by bus. If we take the Sai Gon - Phan Thiet train, we can bring motorbikes to go along with. 

Visiting destinations in Mui Ne-Phan Thiet

Mui ne beach

Mui Ne beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the South East Asia with the blue sea water and large sand dunes which are especially beautiful with rocks standing right at the seaside. There are also luxurious resorts for relaxing.

Mui Ne sea landscape


Bright sunset

Dinh Thay Thim

Dinh Thay Thim, located at the old forest, named Bau Cat forest in Tan Hai commune, Ham Tan district 70 kilometers Suth East of Phan Thiet city. For more than 100 years old, Thay Thim palace has become a destination for people to worship. Recent years, the combination between famous landscapes and tourism area of surrounding forest, beaches have become popular. 

Holy place

Lighthouse on Ke Ga island

Located on Ke Ga island which is considered as the most beautiful landscape in Ham Thuan Nam sea region, Ke Ga lighthouse with a high and robust posture as its commitment among very beautiful sea and sky. The turquoise sea with the light blue of the sky and the white color of the sand beach, the green color of rows of trees and white pink granite rock fall have created the charming, peaceful and unique beauty.

The lighthouse majestically stands under the sky

The interesting thing of tourists when travelling to visit the lighthouse by baskets, creating the very excitement and anxious feelings are great bobbing waves.

Mui Ne fishery village

Nested behind high ranges of coconuts in Phan Thiet, Mui Ne fishery village remains a special attraction with people who are interested in acknowledging and exploring lives of local people. Mui Ne fishery village is the peaceful image of a pure fishery village of Vietnam where condenses sun light, wind and sands of gentle and simple fishermen.


Peaceful fishery village

Sand dunes

It is not by accident that this sand dune is called as “the heaven of sun light-wind-sand”. Sands are available at everywhere: seaside, sand spring, sand dune that you face and leg are covered by full of sands. So many years has passed, this landscape has become the composing subject for many photographers.



Vast sand dunes

Po Sah Inư Tower

Po Sah Inư Tower (also called as Pho Hai Cham Towel) is one group of vestiges remaining of the old Cham Pa Monarch. This towel is located on Ba Na hill in Phu Hai ward and 7 kilometers North East of Phan Thiet city. In spite of its small and medium size, it still condenses architectural and decorating art of the old Cham people, which creates unique and mysterious beauty. The group of temples and towers Po Sah Inu is one of the Cham towel groups to be integrally remained.

Architectural quintessence.

Tien Spring

Tien Spring is a small water gap right at Hon Rom which is named the brand: “Elysium fairy landscape” with the strange color of orange red unlike any other strings in Viet Nam.

Strange orange color


Elysium fairy landscape

Mui Ne-Phan Thiet- the Sounth Centre region is awarded a dream-like Elysium fairy and very charming landscape. When reaching for this place, you can give the answer for your question: “Is it the place on the earth or in the heaven?”

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