My Khe Beach, an attractive resort of Danang city

Published:  08:05 Friday - December 02, 2011

With the length of a 30-kilometer coastline, Danang is famous for many beautiful beaches stretching from the north to the south and My Khe Beach is no exception. It is considered as one of the most beautiful beaches and also an attractive resort of Danang city. Annually, the beach attracts a number of tourists in Vietnam travel.

My Khe beach

With the length of a 30-kilometer coastline, Danang is famous for many beautiful seashores stretching from the north to the south such as My Khe, Nam O, Xuan Thieu, Thanh Binh, Tien Sa, Son Tra, Bac My An, Non Nuoc. They are calm seas with green water during four seasons, not being polluted with 60% salination and high safety. With 900 meters in length, My Khe Beach is the most crowded of Da Nang beaches and popular to the locals.

The beach is located about 6km east of Da Nang and about 24km north of Hoi An. It is a nine-kilometer stretch of smooth sand with an average width between 50m and 70m. The gradient is gentle, and its sheltered position in the lee of the Son Tra peninsula softens the autumn winds that restrict swimming further down the coast.

My Khe beach

My Khe is an ideal and huge beach with smooth sand and a slight slope. Behind the beach is a dark green poplar forest, and beside, the Kinh River carries crystal water to the sea. The beach has coral, abundant plants and creatures along bankside and under sea. Especially, the beach is next to the city centre, in roads easy to come and by various means of transport. Sea water in My Khe is cool with little wave so you can bath all year's round, especially in summer from May to August. The lack of large waves, less than average pollution, and an annual mean temperature around 25oC, makes it a safe place for both adults and children to go swimming.

Here, there are hotels, pleasure-houses and various abundant services, creating favorable conditions for tourists in Vietnam travel to relax on the seashores. There are 50 well-equipped and comfortable bedrooms and lots of services in My Khe hotel. Many luxurious seaside villas with over 100 rooms are available for families. You can come here to play and rest at weekend. Around the hotel area, there are lots of seafood restaurants and stalls, and large numbers of local vendors traverse the beach selling all kinds of foods and drinks. Visiting My Khe beach, the tourists will enjoy coastal specialties like shrimps, crabs, fish, cuttles, etc. in hundreds of small shops with reasonable price.

My Khe beach

Before 1975, American soldiers occupied a part of the beach. They established some premises for their relaxation and recreations. With some enabling conditions such as being near the city’s center, large space, beautiful landscapes, and qualified services (hotels, restaurants, vehicles keeping site, fresh water bathing, sunshade and buoy lease), My Khe Beach is now convenient for developing kinds of services such as fishing, water-skiing, diving, yatch race and so on.

Moreover, the safeguard team of Da Nang seashore work from 5 a.m to 8 p.m every day to guarantee safety for visitors in Vietnam tourism to bath and relax on the beach. There has been a steady increase in the number of tourists visiting the beach.

Thanks to the completion of Han River suspension bridge which links the east to the west area, making transportation possible. As a result, My Khe Beach becomes an attractive resort to domestic and international tourists.

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