HOW TO GET THERE By plane from Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to Cam Ranh airport, 30km from town, or by train from Danang or Ho Chi Minh City.
WHAT IS THERE A seaside town with a long sandy beach and many bars and restaurants and dive shops, and many offshore islands ideal for those wishing to snorkel and dive.
1. Bao Dai Villas
2. The Oceanography Museum
3. The Stone Church
4. The Po Nagar Cham Towers
5. The Buddha at Long Son Pagoda
6. Vinpearl Amusement Park
7. The Yersin Museum
8. The local Dam market
9. Natural Mud Bath at 100 Egg, Thap Ba or I Resort.
10. Boat trips to small uninhabited islands in the bay
WHEN TO VISIT It is a year-round destination, although there can be heavy rain between September and December, with occasional tropical rain.